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Top things to do and see in Fife

Days Out

Fife and east central Scotland has so much to offer. Spend the day on the beach, take a boat trip to the Isle of May or enjoy a trip to Dundee's spectacular waterfront combined with a visit to the V&A museum of design. There's so much to see and do on your Abbeyford Leisure holiday - here's some of the best all within easy reach of our holiday parks and cottages. 

Walkers on the Fife Coastal Path
The Fife Coastal Path

The Fife Coastal Path

The Fife Coastal Path links all three of our award-winning holiday parks and our Robinson Crusoe Retreat Cottages in Lower Largo - it's 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 park reception.

  • Sat Nav: KY9 1HB (for Fife Coastal Path at Elie Holiday Park)
  • Sat Nav: KY16 8PX (for Fife Coastal Path at St Andrews Holiday Park)
  • Sat Nav: KY10 2DN (for Fife Coastal Path at St Monans Holiday Park)
Evening time at the V&A Museum in Dundee
V&A Dundee, Scotland's design museum

V&A Dundee, Scotland's design museum

As the first ever dedicated design museum in Scotland, V&A Dundee provides a place of inspiration, discovery and learning through its mission to enrich lives through design.

  • Sat Nav: DD1 4EZ
Group people enjoying a cook-up of seaweed they have foraged on the beach
East Neuk Seaweed

East Neuk Seaweed

Reconnect with nature, discover the delights of coastal foraging and cooking and find out about wild-wellbeing, with expert forager, Jayson Byles. Jayson's popular 'On the Rocks' workshops will teach you how to respectfully, safely and sustainably identify, forage and store small harvests for use in your daily life. The 3 - 3.5 hour long sessions include a taster session and cook-up on the beach.

  • Various locations.
Aerial view of Cairnie Fruit Farm and Maze
Cairnie Fruit Farm & Mega Maze

Cairnie Fruit Farm & Mega Maze

Cairnie Fruit Farm, the original ‘Pick Your Own' farm is a great family day out. In addition to the huge array of fruit picking opportunities, there's a fantastic pumpkin patch (during October) and Funyard packed full of sunken trampolines, go-carts, crazy swings and slides. But the highlight for many is the farm's 6-acre Mega Maze! Set in the beautiful Fife countryside, it's an artistically designed labyrinth of pathways and blind alleys redesigned and sown in maize each year! A wholesome day of fun for everyone.

  • Sat Nav: KY15 4QD
Control room of Scotland's Secret Bunker
Scotland's Secret Bunker

Scotland's Secret Bunker

Hidden beneath a Scottish farmhouse lays Scotland’s Secret Bunker. Take a journey 100 ft underground to discover over 40 years of secrets. Explore the top secret Command Centre, dormitories, broadcasting studios, CND Room and much more. For every full price adult ticket purchased, a child can go for free, saving £9.95. Simply quote ‘Abbeyford Leisure’ when you arrive at the attraction. 

  • Sat Nav: KY16 8QH
Girls walking alpacas
Claireville Alpacas

Claireville Alpacas

If you're looking for something a little different whilst on holiday, why not get up close and personal with alpacas! Not only can you pet and feed these inquisitive animals, but you can also enjoy a 45 minute trek (with your alpaca) through Fife’s beautiful countryside. 

  • Sat Nav: KY8 5RZ
Bottle of whisky with glass by log fire
Kingsbarns Distillery

Kingsbarns Distillery

Uncover the history behind the name 'Kingsbarns' before stepping into the Doocot where the distillery's first cask of Kingsbarns spirit is resting. Your guide will explain the distillation methods inside the distillery before inviting you to sample a dram or two in one of the tasting rooms. 

  • Sat Nav: KY16 8QE
Tractor towing passengers on trailer
Craigtoun Country Park

Craigtoun Country Park

Craigtoun Country Park makes for a great family day out. Set within beautiful surroundings attractions include the Rio Grande Railway, boating lake with pedalos and rowing boats, tractor rides, pedal cars, crazy golf, trim trail and much more.

  • Sat Nav: KY16 8NX
The end of the Fife Pilgrim Way in St Andrews
The Fife Pilgrim Way

The Fife Pilgrim Way

The Fife Pilgrim Way opened in 2019 and connects West Fife with East Fife via an intricate network of waymarked paths, tracks and roads tracing the route once used by pilgrims. One of the most popular sections is the final leg between the village of Ceres and the historic town of St Andrews.

  • Sat Nav: KY16 8NX

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Guests enjoying the giant deckchair at Elie Holiday Park
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Summer 80s party at Elie Holiday Park
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Free Papa Johns tasters at St Andrews Holiday Park
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Children enjoying rock pool safari
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Autumn sunshine at Shell Bay, Elie Holiday Park.
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