Welcome to Kingdom of Fife and St Andrews
Royal connections and coastal treasures
A surprisingly compact region of remarkable variety The Kingdom of Fife will greet you with colourful fishing villages that are framed by glorious beaches which sweep the coastline, and miles of peaceful countryside nestled inland.
The birthplace of pioneers like Andrew Carnegie and Adam Smith, Fife boasts a proud heritage and rich culture that stems from its regal past. From Dunfermline, the ancient capital of Scotland to the birthplace of golf in St Andrews, you can discover castles, cathedrals, Universities and of course championship golf courses.
Follow the Fife Coastal Trail to visit the delightful fishing villages and heavenly golden beaches of the East Neuk coastline. In St Andrews you can wander around the medieval streets and alleys and admire the ruins of St Andrew's Cathedral with its dramatic coastal setting.
The superb Fife Coastal Footpath stretches 117 miles and takes in wildlife, historic sites and stunning scenery. Fife also boasts 300 miles of dedicated cycle routes through pretty seaside villages, along country lanes and on old railway tracks. The coast also provides a wide range of water based activities from kayaking, windsurfing or a coastal scramble on the famous chain walk.
With rich farmland and clear blue waters, the Kingdom of Fife has the perfect environment for producing amazing food. From delicious berries and soft fruit to succulent meats and the freshest seafood there are many award winning and nationally recognised food outlets including several From Michelin Starred restaurants and Award winning Fish & Chip shops.
This charming region is not far from Scotland's cities and is easy to get around. Take a memorable journey across one of the Forth Bridges from the south and The Tay in the north. Once there you can travel around by foot, car, bike, bus, or train.