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8 reasons to visit the Kingdom of Fife in 2024

12 December


As if you need a reason to visit to visit the picturesque Kingdom of Fife, here are a few new attractions and events to enjoy in 2024.

1 .

Be the first to experience Eden Mill's new distillery & visitor centre

Due to open in 2024, the much-anticipated new Eden Mill Distillery & Visitor Centre will offer gin and whisky tours, giving a behind-the-scenes view into their production methods and will have a bright, open shop space, as well as a café on the ground floor.

A brand-new bar will also open on the top floor serving a range of cocktails that visitors can sit back and enjoy while taking in the stunning views over the estuary towards the St Andrews skyline.

2 .

Take the train to Levenmouth

Be one of the first to travel to Levenmouth on the train when the new line opens late Spring 2024. Enjoy a visit to this beautfiul coastal destination, perfect for a family day out, play a round at one of Fife's newest golf links at Dunmarnie, or discover historic gems  such as Wemys Caves, Macduff's Castle and Wemys School of Needlework.

If you're planning to make a short break of it, then check out the surrounding accommodation from glamping at Montrave Estate to a hotel stay at the Old Manor Hotel, Lundin Links with stunning coastal views.

3 .

Fife Food & Drink Week (9-17th March)

If you're a foodie, then a trip to Fife between 9-17th March 2024 is an absolute must! During Food & Drink week, enjoy a calendar of events throughout the Kingdom celebrating the best of Fife food and drink. From behind-the-scenes tours and tastings to special themed menus, it's sure to be a week to tantalise the tastebuds and to really discover Fife's fabulous natural larder.

Events will be added to our What's On in January.

4 .

Get your adrenaline fix at Knockhill Racing Circuit

Celebrating their 50th Anniversary in 2024, Knockhill Racing Circuit, Scotland's national motorsport centre, has unveiled an exciting calendar of events for 2024 including Best of Scottish Sport, Bennets British Superbikes, Scottish Ford Live, Championship Car Racing, Kwik Fit British Touring Cars, Supertruck Scotland and lots more.

In September there will be a special 50th Anniversary Bike Festival with a multi-discipline bike festival featuring bike sport both on and off track, our REWIND FESTIVAL for bikes from the 70's, 80's and 90's, Sidecar racing, endurance races and more.

5 .

Enjoy a farm experience

Enjoy a tractor-trailer ride through Balcaskie Estate which will take you on a journey round the estate to visit livestock, crops and wildlife habitats. The Grass to Grill Estate Tours run from May to September and each month's tour has a different theme.

On returning to Bowhouse you can expect a seasonal BBQ dinner, with local produce from the food & drink businesses based on site, including their very own butchery.

Ardross Farm Shop are also planning a Spring Open Day on 11-12th May offering a behind-the-scenes walking tour of the farm, guided by one of the family and a chance to see some areas normally closed to the public.

6 .

Shake it up at St Andrews Cocktail Week

Between the 15-24th of March 2024, St Andrews is the place to be for Cocktail Week...10 days of discounts across 50+ venues

Whether you’re a fan of the classics, or looking for something more adventurous, there’s something for everyone during Cocktail Week. Discounts extend beyond just cocktails ... all the best restaurants, cafes, beauty, and retail spots are handpicked to help upgrade your special week of savings.

This event is carried out in collaboration with The Ben charity in support of Scottish hospitality after a difficult recent few years. So why not support local and shake up your week by celebrating the city’s best bars, restaurants and cocktail offerings.

7 .

Explore the Fife 191

Plan a road trip along the new Fife 191 to explore a Kingdom of hidden gems. Travel by car, bus or bike and discover picture-postcard fishing villages, magnificent castles and landmarks, Instagrammable locations, world-famous golf courses, a stunning coastline, as well as delicious food and drink.

8 .

Don't miss the AIG Women's Open

Golf fans won't want to miss the AIG Women's Open which takes place at St Andrews, the Home of Golf, between 21-25 August 2024. It will be the third time the iconic Old Course will have staged thiis prestigious Championship.

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