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Just a short drive north of Edinburgh, across the Firth of Forth and its iconic bridges, Fife is a fantastic place to visit. Boasting some of the world’s finest golf courses, a coastline laced with picturesque fishing villages, and over 117 miles of stunning coastal path, Fife is one of Scotland’s most diverse and vibrant locations.

Get Outdoors in Fife

Did you know the Kingdom of Fife was voted 'No 1 outdoor destination' by Scottish Natural Heritage eight years in a row?

Stretching 117 miles, the Fife Coastal Path offers an excellent way to explore the region and is a perfect walking route. If you’d rather explore on two wheels, Fife has big appeal with relatively flat terrain and a network of some 300km of cycle routes.

There are plenty of woodlands to explore or grab a perfect view of Fife and beyond from the Lomond Hills, Scotland's first Regional Park.

The Home of Golf

With over 50 courses to choose from in the Home of Golf, Fife is one of the most sought after golfing destinations in the world and teeing off in the Kingdom allows you to walk the same links as some of the greatest names in the sport. Fife also boasts a nine-hole hickory course – Kingarrock, located in the grounds of the Hill of Tarvit – so you can even play golf as it was played 100 years ago!

Historic and Royal sites


Fife is rich in history and royal connections. Why not step back in time by visiting the Royal Burgh of Culross (pictured), St Andrews Cathedral or explore Dunfermline Abbey in what was once Scotland’s ancient capital.

If you are an Outlander fan Fife is a must visit destination, with filming locations where you can walk in the footsteps of Jamie and Claire. Many scenes were shot in the historic towns and castles of Fife including Falkland, Aberdour Castle and Dysart.

Events in Fife

From picturesque harbour festivals, quirky music concerts, mouth-watering gourmet food and drink markets to a huge range of outdoor events, Fife certainly has lots going on!

Whether you are a culture lover, foodie, sport fanatic or whether you’re simply looking for a fun day out, Fife has an excellent programme of events all year round. To find out what’s on, visit or download the Fife Events App which is available to iPhone and Android users.

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