Food Trails in Fife.
In this section you will be able to seek out attractions and some of the food and drink destinations that surround them. Rather than following pre-determined journeys and timetables, these trails encourage simple, leisurely exploration that affords the opportunity to linger awhile amid some breath-taking scenery, and take time to enjoy that extra meal or snack.
Fife’s coast and countryside provides endless opportunities for locals and visitors alike to taste and buy food from the region in many different forms. From farm shops and hotels to restaurants, B&B’s and cafes; breweries, distilleries and markets there is truly something for every taste and budget.
Burntisland, Kirkcaldy, Glenrothes, Leven, and Lundin Links and Largo
With fabulous views across the Firth of Forth this area contains some of Fife’s biggest towns as well as splendid beaches at places like Burntisland, Kinghorn, Leven and Lower Largo.
Cupar and North Fife
Fife’s former county town of Cupar has for centuries been the trade, shopping and administrative centre for a wide rural area, and is still a popular place to stock up on provisions including the bustling monthly farmers’ market.
Scotland’s ancient capital Dunfermline is absolutely steeped in history with its abbey founded in 1128, which was once the burial place of Scottish monarchs, not least King Malcolm Canmore, his wife Queen Margaret and Robert the Bruce.
East Neuk Towns and Villages
This part of Fife contains beautiful coastal and inland villages, architectural and historic gems, some fabulous beaches, and the home of Fife’s fishing fleet at Pittenweem.
Fife Coastal Path and Kingdom of Fife Cycleways
The Fife Coastal Path is a beautiful trail which stretches for around 100 miles and can be tackled on foot in easy stages. The path runs all the way from the Firth of Forth to the Firth of Tay, and is clearly marked.
Howe of Fife, Falkland and Newburgh
Central to this glorious landscape is the National Trust for Scotland’s historic Royal Palace of Falkland.
The famous ‘Home of Golf’ at St Andrews is without doubt one of Fife’s major visitor destinations, and its top-rated university and thousands of students contribute to a lively atmosphere with lots to see and do.
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