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, enjoy a trip to Dundee's spectacular waterfront and visit the new V&A museum of design, or while away the hours discovering Fife's quaint fishing villages. There's so much to see and do on your Abbeyford Leisure holiday - here's ten of the best all within easy reach of our holiday parks. And if that doesn't whet your appetite, have a look at how the Kingdom of Fife comes to life in this exciting and inspiring animated video.
Come to Life in Fife
1 - The Fife Coastal Path, great for walkers
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.
Find out more: www.fifecoastalpath.co.uk
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)
2 - Craigtoun Country Park, the perfect family day out
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.
Find out more: www.friendsofcraigtoun.org.uk
Sat Nav: KY16 8NX
3 - V&A Dundee 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.
Find out more: www.vam.ac.uk/dundee
Sat Nav: DD1 4EZ
4 – 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. For every full price adult ticket purchased, a child can go for free, saving £8.95. Simply quote ‘Abbeyford Leisure’ when you arrive at the attraction.
Find out more: www.secretbunker.co.uk
Sat Nav: KY16 8QH
5 - Kingsbarns Distillery & Visitor Centre
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. Book an Abbeyford Leisure holiday and you can enjoy a Kingsbarns Distillery tour at this fantastic 4 star Visitor Attraction for the preferential rate of just £9 per adult. Kids aged 8 and over go free (not suitable for under 8s).
Find out more: www.kingsbarnsdistillery.com
Sat Nav: KY16 8QE
6 - The Scottish Deer Centre, a family favourite
Take a walk on the wild side at the Scottish Deer Centre, one of Fife’s largest attractions. There is over 10 species of deer to see from around the world, Fife’s only wolf pack and rare wildcats – all this and more set in the countryside close to Cupar.
Find out more: www.tsdc.co.uk
Sat Nav: KY15 4NQ
7 - The Isle of May, a birdwatcher's paradise
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.
Find out more: www.isleofmayferry.com
Sat Nav: KY10 3DX
8 - Muddy Boots Farm
Just 10 minutes from Cupar and within easy reach of all our Fife holiday parks, Muddy Boots is ‘family run for family fun’ and makes for a memorable day out. Activities include: a giant jumping pillow, grass sledging, soft play barn, pottery, zorbing and pig racing too.
Find out more: www.muddybootsfife.com
Sat Nav: KY15 7TJ
9 - St Andrews Aquarium, perfect for that odd rainy day
The ever changing St Andrews Aquarium houses over 30 displays and is home to over 100 species. Come face-to-face with the most deadly inhabitants of the watery world. Witness the fun and frolics at feeding time and enjoy fascinating talks and demonstrations.
Find out more: www.standrewsaquarium.co.uk
Sat Nav: KY16 9AS
10 – Scottish Fisheries Museum
Set opposite the picturesque harbour at Anstruther, the labyrinth-like Scottish Fisheries Museum tells the fascinating story of the Scottish fishing industry in stirring detail. Explore the museum's 18 galleries and follow the lives of fisher folk through their customs, skills, dress, creativity and steely spirit.
Find out more: www.scotfishmuseum.org
Sat Nav: KY10 3AB
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