For garden lovers arrange a visit to the beautiful walled gardens at Wemyss Castle, Cambo, Wormistoune and Kellie Castle and look out for Scotland’s Gardens and the Fife Spring Trail to visit privately owned gardens across Central and East Fife. If art is your passion then you shouldn’t miss the Pittenweem Arts Festival held at the beginning of August.
Cambo Country House & Estate not only has one of the finest walled gardens in Scotland but the surrounding grounds and parkland are perfect for a walk and there’s a cafe on site for hungry adventurers. There are hidden surprises and treasures to see all around Cambo as well as many events throughout the year.
St Andrews, described as one of Europe’s finest towns, is not only the home of golf but also a place of history, learning and culture. Everything is within walking distance - St Andrews Castle, the ruins of the Cathedral, the stunning University buildings, the Golf Museum, St Andrews Aquarium and so much more. Visit St Andrews for more.
Anyone with a thirst for Scottish drinks head to Lindores Abbey Distillery, not just a whisky distillery and visitor centre but a chance to visit the ruins of Lindores Abbey, stop for a drink at the Legacy Bar (you have to try their malt spirit Aqua Vitae) or have some dinner in their Refectory. Whether you are a gin, whisky or craft beer enthusiast then plan a visit to Eden Mill St Andrews for an amazing tour of their distillery and brewery.
Food lovers must head to the Crail Food Festival held in June and Bowhouse Makers Market. If you’re in search of some wonderful music The East Neuk Festival can be enjoyed at the end of June in venues throughout the East Neuk.
"An amazing time in the spacious Catchpenny Safari Lodges. They are decorated beautifully and have the luxury of a log burning fire even though they were so warm. Big thick duvets and gorgeous furnishings. Absolutely idyllic"
Meander through the pretty villages of the East Neuk of Fife and discover the many hidden talented artists that dwell among the houses of the cobbled streets and behind the windows of Fife’s colourful houses. The area is full of painters and musicians, and around every other corner you will find a sign for an exhibition.
Pittemweem Arts Festival is a celebration of Fife made visual arts where the treasures are open for all to see as artists welcome you into their galleries, open their homes, studios and other venues throughout Pittemweem which has become a small village with a big reputation for it’s talents.