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Stories and Tips Fife

Culross...A step back in time

Written by proxam2 on 25 Jul, 2012

It's hard to imagine that this quiet little burgh used to be a thriving, bustling sea-port exporting coal and salt (and much else), mainly to the Low Countries. The village was granted Royal Burgh status by James V1 in 1588 and a replica of the…Read More

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South-West Fife introduction

Written by MagdaDH_AlexH on 05 Apr, 2012

This is arguably the least attractive part of Fife, and only the most detailed explorer, or one with special interest in specifics of the area, would devote much time to it. Apart from the Deepsea World aquarium in South Queensferry (just by the bridge from…Read More

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North Fife

Written by MagdaDH_AlexH on 08 Sep, 2009

This is arguably the most interesting area of the county of Fife, with major national attractions and well worth at least a day, but easily able to provide a week of exploration.*Howe of Fife: Cupar and around*North Fife centres roughly on Cupar, old market town…Read More

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East Neuk of Fife

Written by MagdaDH_AlexH on 08 Sep, 2009

East Neuk (ie East Nook, or the East Corner) is a term usually used to describe the stretch of land - mostly coastal, and traditionally populated by fishing villages stretching from Elie through St Monans, Pittenweem, Anstruther with Cellardyke and finally Crail. The attraction of…Read More

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The Kingdom of Fife

Written by MagdaDH_AlexH on 08 Sep, 2009

Fife is a county in central Scotland, located on a peninsula between the rivers of Forth and Tay, and the cities of Edinburgh and Dundee. It's habitually referred to as the Kingdom of Fife, as it was originally a Pictish kingdom known as Fib.It's a…Read More

Things to do in Fife

Written by amandabeth on 12 Apr, 2004

Once we had given up our flat in Edinburgh, I ended up spending a bit of time in Fife staying with my boyfriend's parents. Fife is just across the Forth from Edinburgh, and a journey there takes you across the Fife Rail Bridge, which…Read More

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Hillwalking up Fionn Bhienn

Written by amandabeth on 08 Apr, 2004

I have climbed my first Munro, Fionn Bhienn. Yay! Alan's father was doing his last (there are 284 of them in Scotland), and so he invited Alan and I to climb it along with him and the 8-Mile High Mountaineering Club. On a…Read More

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Edinburgh Festival

Written by amandabeth on 07 Apr, 2004

I did not break my record last year for number of festival shows. And when I filled out a survey for a woman at the book festival, she asked my occupation, I said travelling, she wrote down unemployed. I started out the festival by…Read More

St Monans Kirk

Written by cnarf2002 on 14 Mar, 2005

If you have ever looked through a book with photographs of Scotland, it is almost guaranteed that you've seen a photo of this church. Why, I hear you ask, is this church so popular with photographers? The answer is due to the pure…Read More


Written by shadyacre on 29 Feb, 2004

This was the best surprise of our holiday and we went to quite a few countries that holiday. Scotland was just beautiful around every corner. From busy Edinburgh to Inverness, Fort William, Glencoe, Loch Lomond (the beautiful Cameron House), and Bannockburn, (Braveheart country), everywhere we…Read More

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