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Day Trip to St Andrews Dunfermline and the Fife Coast in a Private Minibus from Edinburgh
"Leaving Edinburgh we travel north to South Queensferry. The town is named after the 11th century QueenMargaret who dedicated her life to the people and particularly the church earning her the name ‘Saint Margaret.’From South Queensferry we drive over the Forth Road Bridge giving us a spectacular view of one of Scotland’s greatest man-made landmarks – the Forth Rail Bridge. At over a mile and a half long the bridge was until recently the longest Cantilever bridge in the world. Once over the bridge we enter into the Kingdom of Fife.We now head towards one of Scotland’s ancient Capitals Dunfermline. Here we visit the ancient ruins of Dunfermline Abbey
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Historic Scotland Explorer Pass
"Choose from two different passes to suit your schedule and enjoy the flexibility to visit the Scottish heritage attractions that you want at a time that suits you best. Select the 3-day pass to be used on any three days in a period of five consecutive days from first use or the 7-day pass to be used on any 7 days in a period of 14 consecutive days from first use. When you redeem your voucher for your Historic Scotland Explorer Pass you’ll also receive a pack showing the locations of the sites with a souvenir ‘passport’ book; simply ask each site to stamp the book on admission for a memento of your time in Scotland.Both passes include entry to a staggering 78 attractions all from the Orkney Islands in the north to Dumfries and Galloway in the south. Learn about ancient Scottish clans at sites like Skara Brae Prehistoric Village and discover majestic fortifications and towering turrets at some of Scotland’s finest castles. Scotland’s two top dogs – Edinburgh Castle and Stirling Castle – are both included in the pass
From GBP30.00
 
Scottish Tour of Independence from Edinburgh
"Visit many historical sites on this tour including the amazing Stirling Castle take in breathtaking views from the top of the William Wallace National Monument and take part in the 3D battle at the Bannockburn Visitor Centre (own expense and availability dependent).Departing Edinburgh the tour will take in the gorgeous 12th you can see many famous items on display here including the alleged sword that Wallace once used. You can climb atop the famous monument for glorious views of the valley and the next stop the intimidating Stirling Castle. Built upon a volcanic rock this structure has to be seen to be believed and you will gaze in awe at its sheer size and stature.Heading onto the Bannockburn Visitor centre you can take in the 3D experience of the battle of Bannockburn (own expense) or just take a stroll aro"""Visit 13th century sites where famous battles took place
From GBP45.00

Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Fife

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Churches

The former Catholic Apostolic Church on Mansfield Place in Edinburgh, is one that is well worth visiting, but you need to plan as it is only open one day a month for visitors. So, I will tell you in...
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St. Stephens

Well known architect, William Henry Playfair, one of Scotland’s most admired architects who designed many prominent Edinburgh buildings, was the architect chosen to design Saint Stephen’s at...
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Beautiful hamlet in the middle of nowhere

Collessie in Fife is an amazing little hamlet just off the A91 between Cupar and Auchtermuchty. The hamlet consists of many 18th and 19th century houses, several of them thatched. There is a church...
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Upper Largo - lovely village with ancient church

If you are travelling east along the A915 towards the East Neuk of Fife, you will probably either continue on that road to St Andrews or take the A917 to Elie and the various fishing villages of the...
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Crombie Point

We were looking for somewhere to spend the night and after having a look round Culross, headed for Crombie Point, which showed a small parking area on Google earth.This is a wild beach and nature...
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Ceres - lovely inland village

Ceres is a gem of a country village near Cupar, and just 6 miles from the sea . There is a pub / restaurant, a "corner shop", an antique shop, a pottery with a visitor centre where you can watch them...
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Lower Largo - home of "Robinson Crusoe"

The most westerly village in the East Neuk of Fife is Lower Largo along with its neighbouring villages, Lundin Links and Upper Largo. Lower Largo is one of those gems that is easy to miss as it lies...
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Pittenweem, lovely village and an Arts Festival

As all of Fife is off the beaten path, then so is Pittenweem. Early in August, though, this changes as it hosts the Pittenweem Arts Festival (August 7th to 15th in 2010). Last year there were some 90...
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Culross - amazing little step back in time.

Possibly the best preserved Fife village with a complete early 17th century market square, a 16th century "palace" with a traditional vegetable garden, dozens of tiny cottages crowded into narrow...
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Crail - another beautiful harbour

Crail was the first East Neuk villages we discovered in 1972. I was impressed by the beautiful harbour, the small cottages with crow stepped gables, and the masses of lupins growing up the steep...
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Scots keep this area a secret

The Kingdom of Fife is not really a secret. People from Central Scotland have been coming here to boarding houses, hotels, and caravan parks for years. English and foreign visitors often miss this...
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Top Hotels in Fife

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Old Station Road, St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland KY16 9SP, United Kingdom
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Crossford, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland KY12 8QW, United Kingdom
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The Spindrift, Pittenweem Road, KY10 3DT
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24 High Street, Falkland, KY15 7BZ, United Kingdom
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Balcomie Road, Crail, Crail, KY10 3TN, gb
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Strathkinness Low Road, St. Andrews, KY16 9TX, United Kingdom
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Top Things to Do in Fife

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Dunfermline Abbey

We decided to take a drive around some places in Scotland and Dunfermline Abbey and Palace grounds just happened to be one of the places we stopped at. We almost didn't get into the Palace grounds,...
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St. Andrews Cathedral

This is what I came to see and I wasn't disappointed! This cathedral was the seat of Scotland’s leading bishops and, from 1472, archbishops. This coastal site in St. Andrews is where the King of...
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St. Andrews Castle

St Andrews has more than the Cathedral ruins, a visit to St. Andrew's castle ruins is another must see! Situated on a point of land overlooking the ocean is where the fortified Castle was built in...
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The Old Course

It is very nice to walk and see the 18th hole of the old course , the Himalaya , the links, the hotels, the clubs Everything is prepared with paths were you may walk, in a restricted area of the...
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St. Rules Tower

Located in amongst St Andrews Cathedral ruins, is the tall surviving structure of St. Rules tower. You see, there were two churches here, the Cathedral and St. Rules church, which predates the...
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Culross

Culross Abbey is the remains of a Cistercian monastery founded in 1217. The eastern part of the Abbey church is still in use to this day as the Parish church. There are also ruins of the nave, cellars...
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