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  • Golf Courses

    Leven Links

    Leven Links can be described as very generous. This is not in terms of size – it is only a modest 6427 yards. It is a course that has been involved in a lot of sharing – hence generous with its possessions. Leven Links is a typical par 71 links course of Scotland located off The Promenade in Leven, Fife just ten miles south of St. Andrews.

  • Golf Courses

    Elie

    The course does not have an official name or even an architect. It is known as the Links at Elie and has taken shape over the centuries. There is no date of completion either. It has developed its present layout over the past 120 years – all the work of Mother Nature. Golf has been played in western Scotland for centuries and when the Royal and Ancient Club at St Andrews and the Honorable ...

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    Dysart

    The town of Dysart is generally considered a part of Kirkcaldy, of which both are located in the region of Fife. Over the years Dysart has played many different roles, from a deserted little town, to a retreat for Saint Fillian in the Dark Ages and the birthplace for many famous and important people. It has become a destination in Scotland that is filled with history, pride ...

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    Tayport

    Tayport in Scotland is a small harbor town with a stunning view of sea coastlines. Just imagine exploring one of the most popular destinations in Scotland. Tayport is well-known for the line fishing industry - one of the oldest in Scotland - which at one time gave employment to about 45,000 men.

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    Leven

    If you’re looking for a charming seaside town to spend some time in the next time you visit Fife, Scotland, Leven is the place to go. Situated on the coast of the Firth of Forth, the town of Leven is an unassuming but cozy little village – the perfect place to go for a lazy holiday by the sea. It gets its name from the nearby River Leven as the town is situated right at the mouth of this ...

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    Glenrothes

    The Earls of Rothes relocated to Fife in the 1700s and settled down on a piece of land that was on the northern bank of the River Leven. By the year 1947, the coal mining industry was spreading to all corners of Scotland and the land that was once inhabited by the Earls of Rothes became known as Glenrothes. It was a town destined to become a popular and well-visited tourist ...

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    Falkland

    If you are looking for a historical destination in Scotland, look no further than Falkland. It feels as if the past seeps out of every corner stone. It is a town that has seen its fair share of violence, industrialism, pain and despair. It is one of Scotland’s most significant historical regions and was assigned as a conservation area in the year 1970.

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    Cowdenbeath

    The town of Cowdenbeath received its status as a burgh in the year 1890. Many legends and myths have arisen in regard to the name of the town and two stories are most prominent. Some think that it was named after an ancient warlord that resided in this area and others believe that the name was derived from Coilltean Beithe, which translates to Birch Woods. However it was ...

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    Kincardine

    Kincardine on Forth is a large trading port village that can be found in the region of Fife in Scotland. The locals here call the village just Kincardine and you can find it more specifically on the northern side of the shore of Firth of Forth where the estuary narrows to a river.

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    Buckhaven

    Buckhaven is a delightful town located in the Wemyss Parish of Fife, Scotland. A lovely port town standing on the Firth of Forth, Buckhaven makes for a pleasant vacation destination. Although you may not wish to spend all your vacation time in this little town, it is a great stop-over when in the Fife region.