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Fifty things to do in Fife

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What can you do in Fife? There really is something in the air in Fife. It’s the Kingdom with a bit of spark, where you can follow in the footsteps of golfing greats, Outlander stars, choose from miles of award-winning beaches, walk along the Fife Coastal Trail, enjoy many cycle  routes and find an unrivalled choice of local food and drink while you relax. Perhaps you’ll delve into the area’s fascinating and varied history. They say good things come in threes, but because it’s Fife you always get a little more than you expected. So here’s some handy Fife Five tips to get you started. Don’t forget to share what you’ve done too #LoveFife.

Fife Five things you can only do in Fife

The Forth Bridge

Want the inside track and some tips on things to see and do when visiting Fife… that you can only do in Fife? You’ll be surprised at how much the area packs in:- from historic bridges …The Forth Bridge is one of Scotland’s major landmarks, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site –  to strange stones and big fish! Intrigued?

The Fife Five Places you won’t believe are in Fife

St Monans

Around the world in one region. What a combination! Landscape, coastline, landmarks, and nature fuse together to bring you views of places you might not think are in the Kingdom of Fife…

But they are…. and just waiting for you to explore…from Holland to Pebble Beach or is that St Monans and Kingsbarns Links Course? Here are just Five from Fife, but there’s plenty more to enjoy. If you’ve been exploring let us know if you have any suggestions!

The Wild Fife Five to spot

Puffin on The Isle of May

Heard of the Famous Five? Well here’s Fife’s wildlife famous five for you to spot throughout the seasons when you’re out and about… on land, sea and hovering on the skyline. From comical puffins on the Isle of May, soaring sea eagles to colourful dragonflies around Loch Morton Loch. Look out in autumn for scurrying squirrels on the red squirrel trail in Devilla Forest and cute seals along the Tentsmuir shoreline.

Fife Five food experiences of a lifetime

Local produce on menus

It’s rich picking for food and drink in Fife. If you’re looking for unforgettable food experiences, then you’ve come to the right place. Fife has a feast of flavours to tantalise those taste buds. It’s all about the time, the place, the food and the people. Here’s five Fife food experiences that you should try at least once in your life! From eating delicious steak in a barn made from potato boxes to Michelin-starred dining and award-winning cheese and ice cream.

Fife is definitely one for the foodie bucket list. Go on, treat yourself!

The Fife Five amazing food with a view

East Pier Smokehouse

There’s not just fabulous food and drink to enjoy in the Kingdom of Fife, but amazing views to accompany your meal. Here are just five of them for starters but there are plenty more to try. From chocolate trails to award-winning ice cream parlours, two Michelin-starred dining experiences to contemporary cafes, as well as great farm shops, you’re sure to find a treat with a view for an experience to remember!

FIFE FIVE HISTORY HOT SPOTS

Culross

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

Fife Five amazing places to experience art

East Neuk Glass

Scotland’s landscape is so inspirational, so it’s not surprising that Fife is home to so many creative artists. It would be pants not to experience some of the hottest art venues in Fife. Why not take the train and follow the Artline through Fife, make some stained glass pants (not to wear obviously!), meet talented artists and craft makers and witness incredible craftsmanship up close as works of art are created!

Fife Five things to do under a fiver

Craigtoun Park, St Andrews

Creating memories doesn’t have to cost the earth. There are so many fun things to do in Fife from beach days, park days, inside days in funky places and outdoor walks in really special spots you might not think of! You really can have fun without breaking the bank!

The Fife Five golf trails

Aberdour Golf Club

Like a spot of golf? Which Fife themed golf trails will you play ? Here’s Five trails, each with a few varied courses to tee-off on, for all the family. Take your pick from the Family, Ladies, Gourmet, Classic, or Hidden Treasure Trails. Up for more? You can also try The Open Championship Qualifying Trail or Carnegie Country Trail.

Five Famous Fifers

Adam Smith

Fife’s international credentials are second to none. The area has been home to some of the world’s leading lights of culture, economics, politics and philanthropy, with a world-wide influence. Did you know one of the richest men in the world, who created public libraries across the globe,came from Dunfermline or that it Fife’s own Jennie Lee played a part in the creation of The Open University? Be inspired by our Famous Fife Fives.

Find out more things to do across Fife.