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Fife Five history hot spots

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Visit the places where history left its mark! Immerse yourself in ancient tales of people and places. Follow in the footsteps of royal history, experience the favourite places of Mary Queen of Scots and journey pilgrims’ travels. Be inspired by Outlander, see medieval masterpieces and don’t forget to share your historic tales.
A favourite of Mary Queen of Scots

A favourite of Mary Queen of Scots

Experience a day in the life of the Stuart monarchs at Falkland Palace and a favourite place of Mary, Queen of Scots. The Palace is also home to the oldest Real or Royal tennis court in Britain, built for King James the V.

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Be inspired by Outlander

Be inspired by Outlander

One of the many Fife Outlander film locations, visiting Culross is like stepping back in time. Relive the domestic life of the 16th and 17th centuries amid the old buildings and cobbled streets of the fascinating Royal Burgh of Culross. Explore the beautiful refurbished palace with its decorative painted ceilings and furnishings of the period. Behind the palace is the restored 17th century garden, complete with herbs, vegetables and fruit trees.

 

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Medieval Masterpiece

Medieval Masterpiece

Visit Scotland's largest and most magnificent medieval church. If you've got a head for heights, climb St Rule's Tower for an amazing view of this historic town.

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Artistic History

Artistic History

Kellie Castle dates from as early as the 14th century and is one of Fife's hidden gems.  The stunning grounds and garden could easily be a day out in themselves.

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Royal History

Royal History

Visit Dunfermline Abbey in Scotland's ancient capital, where some of Scotland's greatest medieval monarchs were laid to rest, including King Robert the Bruce.

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Fife Five Places you won’t believe are in Fife

Fife Five Places you won’t believe are in Fife

What a combination! Landscape, coastline, landmarks and nature fuse together to bring you views of places you might not believe are in the Kingdom of Fife.

But they are... and just waiting for you to explore and discover more. Here are just Five from Fife but there’s plenty more to enjoy.

 

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Distillery & Brewery Trail

Distillery & Brewery Trail

Take in scenic Fife and savour craft beers, gin and whisky along the way.

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Chocolate Trail

Chocolate Trail

Follow Fife's enchanting chocolate trail...the perfect day out!

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Hidden Golf Treasures

Hidden Golf Treasures

Of Fife’s 50 golf courses many are internationally renowned – the Old Course at St Andrews being the most famous of all – but among the Kingdom’s unique collection there are many that deserve a much higher profile.

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