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Inchcolm Abbey (HS)

Inchcolm Island, Fife, KY3 0UA

Escape by boat to this remarkable island, home to one of the most complete medieval abbeys in Scotland.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 3 stars

Hill of Tarvit House and Garden (NTS)

Tarvit, Cupar, Fife, KY15 5PB

This fine house was virtually rebuilt in 1906 by Sir Robert Lorimer for Mr F B Sharp.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Culross Palace (NTS)

Culross, Fife, KY12 8JH

This delightful small royal burgh on the north shore of the Forth provides a striking introduction to Scottish domestic…

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 3 stars

St Andrews Castle (HS)

St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9AR

This cliff top castle, sited dramatically overlooking the North Sea, and protected by a rock cut moat, was the secure…

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Aberdour Castle and Garden (HS)

Burntisland, Fife, KY3 0SL

Aberdour is a wonderful example of how a medieval castle could be extended and modified over several centuries.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Abbot House Heritage Centre

Dunfermline, Fife, KY12 7NE

This distinctive historic building is now an award winning attraction telling the story of Dunfermline.

Dunfermline Palace and Abbey (HS)

Dunfermline, Fife, KY12 7PE

Perhaps the most splendid of Scotland's abbeys, Dunfermline, was founded by David I. The abbey was completed in about 1150.

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Leuchars Church

Leuchars, Fife, Scotland, UK

Built in the 12th century, Leuchars is one of the finest Romanesque churches in Scotland. Of the original church only the...

East Wemyss Caves

East Wemyss, Scotland, UK

Isle of May Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

This island, eight miles off the Fife coast, was the site of the first lighthouse in Scotland – a coal-fired beacon dating...

St Andrews Cathedral (HS)

St. Andrews, Fife, KY16 9QL

By far the largest cathedral in the land, St Andrews was the headquarters of the church in medieval Scotland.

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Ravenscraig Castle (HS)

Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland, UK

Begun in 1460 by Queen Mary of Gueldres, the widow of James II.

Falkland Palace and Garden (NTS)

Cupar, Fife, KY15 7BU

The Royal Palace of Falkland, was the country residence and hunting lodge of eight Stuart monarchs, including Mary, Queen…

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 3 stars

Kellie Castle and Garden (NTS)

Pittenweem, Fife, KY10 2RF

Kellie Castle is a very fine example of the domestic architecture of Lowland Scotland. The oldest part is believed to date…

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 3 stars

Scotstarvit Tower (HS)

Nr. Cupar, Fife, Scotland, UK

Renowned as the home of Sir John Scot, author of 'Scot of Scotstarvit's Staggering State of the Scots Statesmen'.

1 Inchcolm Abbey (HS) Inchcolm Island, Fife, KY3 0UA 3 stars
2 Hill of Tarvit House and Garden (NTS) Tarvit, Cupar, Fife, KY15 5PB 4 stars
3 Culross Palace (NTS) Culross, Fife, KY12 8JH 3 stars
4 St Andrews Castle (HS) St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9AR 4 stars
5 Aberdour Castle and Garden (HS) Burntisland, Fife, KY3 0SL 4 stars
6 Abbot House Heritage Centre Dunfermline, Fife, KY12 7NE
7 Dunfermline Palace and Abbey (HS) Dunfermline, Fife, KY12 7PE 4 stars
8 Leuchars Church Leuchars, Fife, Scotland, UK
9 East Wemyss Caves East Wemyss, Scotland, UK
10 Isle of May Lighthouse Scotland, UK
11 St Andrews Cathedral (HS) St. Andrews, Fife, KY16 9QL 4 stars
12 Ravenscraig Castle (HS) Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland, UK
13 Falkland Palace and Garden (NTS) Cupar, Fife, KY15 7BU 3 stars
14 Kellie Castle and Garden (NTS) Pittenweem, Fife, KY10 2RF 3 stars
15 Scotstarvit Tower (HS) Nr. Cupar, Fife, Scotland, UK

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