Tag: fife

  • Ladybank

    Ladybank Golf Club is one of Scotland’s best inland courses located in the in the heart of Fife. Unlike other courses here it is sheltered by the Howe of Fife from excessive gusty winds. This course of outstanding quality and rare beauty was originally a six-hole layout designed by Old Tom Morris when Ladybank Golf Club was established in 1879. By 1910 it had been expanded to a circular ...

  • Lundin Golf Club

    Lundin Links has been created out of half an old Tom Morris course. It lies ten miles south of St. Andrews on the East Neuk of Fife, overlooking the Firth of Forth. Lundin Golf Club was founded in 1868 and in the early days used to share its 18-hole golf course with the neighboring Leven Links Club. This course is now known as The Old. Lundin Golf Club was located on the east side of the ...

  • Crail At Balcomie

    Just twelve miles from St Andrews, the Mecca of golf in Scotland, in the easternmost kingdom of Fife, is Crail, the seventh oldest golf club in the world. The Crail Golfing Society was founded in 1786 and was initially located at Sauchope just outside Crail, a picturesque fishing village. It is believed that a local farmer laid out a nine-hole course in Balcomie in the mid nineteenth ...

  • Scotscraig

    Scotscraig is the thirteenth oldest golf club in the world and closely connected to the legendary St Andrews of Scotland in many ways. It was founded in1817 by the St Andrews Society of Golfers which was later known as the Royal and Ancient Golf Club. Scotscraig is located in Tayport, Fife and is only 15minutes from the famous Old Course at St Andrews. Even the lands of the Scotscraig Golf ...

  • Aberdour

    Aberdour Castle in Fife grew from west to east over five hundred years. The first construction dates from before 1200, when a two storey tower house was built by the de Mortimer family. Parts of this collapsed in1844 and 1919, but some ruins are visible at the western end of the castle. These parts are of one of the oldest masonry castles still standing in Scotland.

  • St Andrews

    St Andrews is a wonderfully historical town which seems built for exploring. The town centre is still intact and has a strong medieval layout which makes for fascinating walking tours and excursions. If you take your time you will find several delightful old treasures in amongst the streets, buildings and shopping districts. Shopping is best enjoyed at Market Street and South Street. Maps ...

  • Fife

    Fife is one of the historical regions of Scotland and was originally a Pictish Kingdom. It is still called the Kingdom of Fife and is situated between the Firth of Tay and the Firth of Forth. Originally Fife had three main districts - Dunfermline, Kirkcaldy and North-East Fife. The functions that were performed by these districts are now performed by the Fife counsel.