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The Wee Book of Fife

The Wee Book of Fife If the Kingdom of Fife only offered the photographer picturesque old fishing villages like Elie, St Monance, Pitenweem, Anstruther and Crail, it would be sheer paradise - but there's so much more to it than that. There's the historic town of Dunfermline with its magnificent Abbey - the site of Robert the Bruce's burial. Formerly Scotland's capital and the place where the king in Sir Patrick Spens's poem famously drank the 'bluid-red wine', Dunfermline is the birthplace of philanthropist Andrew Carnegie and has one of Britain's most beautiful public parks - Pittencrief Park. Situated a few miles south-west of Dunfermline is Culross. Here, amongst the narrow cobbled streets and the houses with their crow-stepped roofs and distinctive pan-tiles, you'll find yourself transported back to the sixteenth century. To the east is Fife's most industrial town, Kirkcaldy, and further round the coast is St Andrews, the home of golf. Scotland's oldest university, currently the place of study for a certain William Windsor, was founded here in 1413. And the beaches at St Andrews and Burntisland are justly recognised as two of Scotland's top beaches. So, whether you live here or are just passing through, The Wee Book of Fife is the perfect memento of the area.

Recollections of East Fife Fisher-folk.

25 Cycle Routes: The Kingdom of Fife (25....

St.Andrews and East Fife: Cupar,... Map.

East Neuk: Cycle Routes (Kingdom of Fife....

Kingdom Cycle Route (Kingdom of Fife....

Ruins of Newark Castle, St.Monans,....

The Fife Coast: From the Forth Bridges... to Leuchars by the Castles Coast and the East Neuk.

From the sma' lines and the creels to... the seine net and the prawns: A study of the inshore fishing industry around the east coast of Fife from St. Andrews to Buckhaven.

Fife Enter the Kingdom

Fife: Enter the Kingdom (Luath Guides to... Fife) From the world famous golfing town of St Andrews to the picturesque coastal villages of the East Neuk, from the Forth bridges and the traditional industries to the archaeology and the land, Fife has seen great change over the centuries, yet retains many traditions. This book tells the story of the people who left their mark and the events which influenced the development of a nation, as well as detailing the areas that are as lovely today as they were 400 years ago. Topics covered include: background history of all areas mentioned; sites of archaeological interest; the history of mining; walking in Fife; and useful visitor information.

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