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Abbeyford Active is an exciting range of activities where you set the pace and do as much or as little as you like. From breathtaking coastal walks and leisurely strolls through the forest, to an afternoon birdwatching, or a self-guided family rock pool safari - there's so much to do.

Walking - The Fife Coastal Path

The Fife Coastal Path links all three of our award-winning holiday parks and cottages in Lower Largo and is not to be missed. Enjoy views of the Edinburgh skyline, the Isle of May, Bass Rock and beyond on one of our a self-guided walks around Elie Holiday Park. The walks take in some of the most stunning parts of the coastal path. Pick up your free Abbeyford Active walking leaflets from Elie Holiday Park reception or outside The Mirador Café.

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Cycle Hire

Why not explore the East Neuk of Fife on two wheels? You can hire bikes (and helmets and locks) for delivery to any of our holiday parks and cottages from our partners at 2 Wheel Care and enjoy a 10% discount when you quote ‘Abbeyford Leisure’. There are many cycle routes to explore across the East Neuk and you can even create your own by plotting your preferred start and end points using handy route planners such as Cycle Streets and Komoot. Please note that 2 Wheel Care is closed on Wednesdays.

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Golfing

Fife is the home of golf and our St Andrews, Elie and St Monans Holiday Parks are enviably positioned within easy reach of the Kingdom's best golf courses - you'll be spoiled for choice!

As an Abbeyford Leisure owner or holiday guest, you can enjoy a 10% discount off most tee times at Charleton Golf Club (in Colinsburgh KY9 1HG). To book, please contact park reception or call Charleton Golf Club on 01333 340 505 and quote ‘Abbeyford Leisure’.

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Watersports

To celebrate VisitScotland's years of Coast and Waters why not take to the seas with our friends at nearby Elie Watersports? You can learn how to sail or try something new like windsurfing or paddle boarding. Plus, as an Abbeyford Leisure owner or holiday guest, you can enjoy a 10% discount on standard advertised rates at Elie Watersports (just a short drive from your holiday park). Pick up your free Abbeyford Active discount watersport voucher from Elie Holiday Park reception or outside The Mirador Café.

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Football Coaching

Returning in 2022, our Free Easter and Summer Football Coaching Sessions at Elie Holiday Park are brought to you in partnership with A.M. Soccer Club and are open to 5-12 year old boys and girls staying at any of our holiday parks and cottages.

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Birdwatching

From sand martins and eiders to red-breasted guillemots and the rare surf-scoter, the East Neuk is a twitcher’s paradise. Curlew, red shank and oystercatchers are regular visitors to Elie, St Andrews and St Monans Holiday Parks and others, such as puffin and artic terns can be viewed by taking an exhilarating boat trip from nearby Anstruther to the Isle of May.

The May Princess sails daily on the tide from Anstruther Harbour to The Isle of May between April and September. The crossing takes about 1 hour with 2-3 hours spent ashore. In the early summer the seacliffs are covered with breeding Kittiwakes, Razorbills, Guillemots and Shags. Inland, thousands of burrow nesting Puffins can be seen and Eider Duck are in abundance. There are usually breeding Terns and last year, over a thousand grey seal pups were born on the island.

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Rock Pooling

Elie Holiday Park's Shell Bay is blessed with some of the best rock pooling opportunities on the Fife coast and is a great family adventure. Download a self-guided rock pooling leaflet or pick one up from park reception and see what marine life you can spot.

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