The Kingdom of Fife is an ideal destination for visitors from the UK and further afield. The area is renowned for its picturesque fishing villages, glorious award-winning beaches and coastline. With its rich culture, history and heritage, outdoor activities, leisure pursuits and delicious local food, it’s a great place to locate your business.
Excellent transport links make Fife an attractive visitor destination. Edinburgh airport is only a 20 minute drive away, and the main East Coast railway line runs through Fife, with regular services from London. Its central location makes it an ideal base to explore other parts of Scotland.
St Andrews is known as the home of golf, and is the location of the famous ‘Old Course’, one of 42 golf courses scattered around Fife, of which 5 were designed by the ‘Grandfather of Golf, Tom Morris. This makes Fife a ‘bucket list’ location for golfers from around the globe who wish to play on some of the world’s finest, and most challenging courses.
There is something in Fife to suit all interests and budgets, from luxury hotels such as the Old Course Hotel and Fairmont St Andrews to quaint self-catering cottages and rural retreats. As Scotland’s newest City, Dunfermline is perfect for a short break, steeped in history and with strong ancient links to royalty. For the more adventurous, there are two walking routes in Fife – the Fife Coastal Path covers 183km of coastline from Kincardine in the south to Newburgh in the north, and the Pilgrim Way runs inland from Culross to St Andrews over 104km.
The Fife tourism sector is supported through Welcome to Fife and its associated 6 Local Tourist Associations. Here businesses can collaborate to develop local area initiatives, influence the Fife Tourism Strategy or network with like-minded businesspeople. Visit the website for more information and to access information and resources to support tourism businesses.
Welcome to Fife is the consumer facing website to promote Fife as a visitor destination. Businesses can create a listing on the site for free, with access to update it themselves. They can also upload details of events.