In the quiet seaside village of St Monans, remnants of a long-lost industry stand quietly by the water’s edge. It might not be immediately obvious, but the iconic windmill and the undulations in the grass were once part of the thriving business.&
He might be one of Scotland’s most successful painters, but Jack Vettriano isn’t your typical artist. This Fifer didn’t hone his craft at a prestigious art school, but instead learned the hard way, on his own by trial and error.&
St Andrews is full of interesting features and attractions, but above all else, this town is famous as the home of golf.
With its iconic shapes, patterns and vibrant colours, Wemyss Ware is one of the most easily recognised brands in Scottish pottery.
Throughout history, North Queensferry has been an essential crossing point of the Firth of Forth, seeing armies, royalty, commoners and cattle pass through its streets.
It’s a fascinating story of a castaway, left to survive alone on a deserted island with just a few supplies and plenty of resourcefulness.
St Andrews has been the main religious centre of Scotland since the medieval period. It’s no surprise then that this corner of Fife saw plenty of conflict during the turmoil of the Protestant Reformation and the Covenanter crisis that followed.
With its colourful houses, orange tile roofs and historic harbours, the East Neuk of Fife feels like the perfect place to escape.
People have lived in Fife for thousands of years and nowhere is that more obvious than at East Wemyss. Naturally formed by the sea, the Wemyss Caves were ready made shelters for early Fifers with a seafood bounty on their doorstep.
For almost two centuries, Scotland was in the grip of a dangerous epidemic. Not the plague or a swarm of locusts, but a crippling fear of sorcery and black magic.