Top Ten Must Sees - 2022

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 ten of the best all within easy reach of our holiday parks and cottages. 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 - 2022

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)

The Fife Coastal Path


2 - 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.

Find out more: www.vam.ac.uk/dundee
Sat Nav: DD1 4EZ

V&A Dundee


3 - 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.

Find out more: www.cairniefruitfarm.co.uk
Sat Nav: KY15 4QD

Cairnie Fruit Farm and Mega Maze


4 - 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 the Fife’s beautiful countryside. 

Find out more: www.clairevillealpaca.co.uk
Sat Nav: KY8 5RZ

Claireville Alpacas


5 - 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

Scotland's Secret Bunker 


6 - 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. 

Find out more: www.kingsbarnsdistillery.com
Sat Nav: KY16 8QE

Kingsbarns Distillery


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

Isle of May boat trip

 

8 - 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

Craigtoun Country Park

 

9 - East Neuk Seaweed Experience
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.

Find out more: www.eastneukseaweed.com
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East Neuk Seaweed Experience


10 - 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.

Find out more: www.fifecoastandcountrysidetrust.co.uk
Sat Nav: KY16 8NX

The Fife Pilgrim Way


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