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Lighting up the Auld Grey Toun

Date of article: Mon 11 Sep 17

Dunfermline Heritage Tourism Partnership is developing an application to the Heritage Lottery Fund, as part of its new Great Place scheme. We need your help, as it is important tha ...

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Event celebrates Fife's rich medieval pilgrim heritage

Date of article: Mon 11 Sep 17

The Scottish Pilgrim Routes Forum is set to hold its annual Scottish Pilgrimage Gathering entitled ‘Reviving Scotland's Pilgrim Kingdom', at Markinch Parish Church, Fife, on Frid ...

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An Outlandish challenge in Fife

Date of article: Thu 7 Sep 17

A group of top Scottish bloggers have taken on a unique challenge – to travel hundreds of miles and visit nearly 30 filming locations on VisitScotland’s Outlander map in the ...

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Fife to star in national TV campaign

Date of article: Wed 6 Sep 17

VisitScotland and E4 Partnership set to encourage millennials to visit region The Kingdom of Fife is set to take a starring role in a unique interactive TV campaign on E4 next wee ...

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Fife Business Awards 2018

Date of article: Wed 6 Sep 17

We are thrilled to announce the wait is over and entries are now open for the Fife Business Awards. The Glen Pavilion has been confirmed as the venue for the glittering Awards Cer ...

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Fife museum has first class degree in local knowledge

Date of article: Wed 6 Sep 17

Visitors to the museum of Scotland’s oldest University will receive an education in the local area as part of a new partnership with VisitScotland. The Museum of the University ...

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Scotland named most beautiful country in the world

Date of article: Tue 5 Sep 17

A quote from VisitScotland Chief Executive Malcolm Roughead in response to Scotland being voted as the most beautiful country in the world by Rough Guide readers: Malcolm Roughead ...

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“Frying The Flag” Again - Cromars St Andrews Named as One Of UK’s Top 20 Chippies In National Fish And Chip Awards 2018

Date of article: Tue 5 Sep 17

It may only be September but the National Fish and Chip Awards have just kicked off in their build up to the 2018 awards ceremony which takes place in London on 26th January. Croma ...

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Enter the Dunhill Window Display Competition

Date of article: Tue 5 Sep 17

Create a Buzz in St Andrews and Win a Prize  We are just a few weeks away from this year’s Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, when many of the world’s top golfers and  ...

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Fifers invited to take part in archaeological excavation!

Date of article: Thu 31 Aug 17

Fife Council is calling on people to take part in an archaeological excavation 7 and 11 September  to rediscover Valleyfield Estate's ‘lost’ stables. Within Valleyfield Wood, ...

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Sustainable Business Week is coming to Fife

Date of article: Wed 30 Aug 17

Businesses in Fife can get free support and funding to help them cut their energy, water and waste bills and save money during Fife Sustainable Business Week, 2 – 6 October, 2017 ...

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Anstruther, Cellardyke & Kilrenny Archaeological Project: Project Round-up & Book Launch

Date of article: Tue 29 Aug 17

Dreel Halls, Anstruther Thursday 31st August, 2017 7pm The Anstruther Community Burgh Survey Project (www.facebook.com/AnstrutherSurvey), an exciting, year-long, HLF funded comm ...

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Crossing into History

Date of article: Mon 28 Aug 17

The Firth of Forth could rival San Francisco, London and Sydney by becoming a leading destination for bridge tourism, according to VisitScotland. The national tourism organisation ...

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Thistle Awards - Best Business Event Category

Date of article: Fri 25 Aug 17

Don't forget the deadline for The Scottish Thistle Awards' Best Business Event category is fast approaching! This new national category celebrates the importance of business to ...

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Are You Travel Trade Ready?

Date of article: Thu 24 Aug 17

#TTready On behalf of the East Scotland Tourism Partnership, we would like to invite you along to the – Tourism Business Briefing: are you travel trade ready? With an inspiring ...

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Bridging the marketing gap

Date of article: Thu 24 Aug 17

Scottish businesses are being encouraged to capitalise on the tourism opportunities presented by the Queensferry Crossing. Ahead of next week’s official opening of the world’s ...

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World’s Leading Golf Pro’s Team Up with Star Amateurs at St Andrews

Date of article: Wed 23 Aug 17

Alfred Dunhill Links Championship: October 5-8, 2017 Old Course St Andrews, Carnoustie and Kingsbarns Many of the world’s leading golfers will partner some of the biggest names ...

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Focus on St Andrews

Date of article: Tue 22 Aug 17

A festival celebrating 176 years of Scottish photography has been awarded a funding boost from VisitScotland. St Andrews Photography festival is among 14 forthcoming events taking ...

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New site launched for Forth bridges

Date of article: Mon 21 Aug 17

A new website which offers live updates with travel information and traffic cameras at the Forth bridges has been launched. The new “one-stop-shop” for all matters regarding t ...

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VisitScotland estimates tourism worth £11bn to economy

Date of article: Mon 21 Aug 17

Scottish tourism is worth more than £11bn to the economy, according to a new assessment carried out by VisitScotland. The tourism body has calculated the value of direct and indi ...

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C4 looking for hotels and B&Bs for new Steph and Dom show

Date of article: Mon 21 Aug 17

Former Gogglebox stars Steph and Dom Parker are looking for outgoing and enthusiastic Hotel, Guesthouse and B&B owners to take part in their brand new Channel 4 series. Steph ...

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It’s official! Burntisland is Fife’s Favourite Conservation Area

Date of article: Mon 14 Aug 17

Nearly 2000 people have voted for their favourite conservation area in Fife following a three month online vote. The vote, hosted by Fife’s Council’s Tourism Team, coincided w ...

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Pony Axes in St Andrews

Date of article: Fri 11 Aug 17

On the 28th and 31st July, Tourism St Andrews and PAMIS offered the Pony AxeS service to make our St Andrews beaches accessible to wheelchair users. On the 31st July Jim Leishman ...

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Fife Qualifying Venues Announced for Senior Open Championship at St Andrews

Date of article: Fri 11 Aug 17

The iconic Old Course at St Andrews is set to become the centrepiece of the senior golf calendar in 2018 when the Senior Open Championship Presented by Rolex returns to Scotland, t ...

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Scottish Government announce £500k to refit iconic Fife fishing vessel

Date of article: Thu 10 Aug 17

The Scottish Fisheries Museum has sailed into £500,000 of government funding to refit their flagship vessel Reaper. The six figure funding was announced by Culture Secretary Fio ...

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Date set for Queensferry Crossing to be opened by The Queen

Date of article: Fri 4 Aug 17

The Queensferry Crossing will be officially opened by Her Majesty The Queen on 4 September 2017. The ceremony, with activities taking place at both sides of the bridge, will inclu ...

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Celebrating 176 Years of Scottish Photography, in the Home of Scottish Photography

Date of article: Fri 4 Aug 17

An exciting month-long programme of events is planned for the St Andrews Photography Festival 2017, supported for the first time by EventScotland, part of VisitScotland's Events Di ...

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Dig In, To Defend Dunfermline WWII Festival

Date of article: Fri 4 Aug 17

The countdown is on for the pilot year of Fife's newest history festival In just a few weeks, the first ever Defend Dunfermline WWII Festival will launch in Scotland's ancient ca ...

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Fife summer tourism in full swing

Date of article: Fri 4 Aug 17

Hundreds of visitors expected for golf tournament debut The annual RICOH Women's British Open debuts at Kingsbarns Golf Links today as tourism across the Kingdom reaches a summer ...

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Darnley’s to Serve Up G&Tees at Global Golf Tournament

Date of article: Fri 4 Aug 17

Darnley's Gin, one of the pioneers of the UK's flourishing gin scene, will be hosting a series of initiatives in St Andrews this August to celebrate its sponsorship of the Ricoh Wo ...

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Festivals showcase the best of Fife’s food and drink

Date of article: Fri 4 Aug 17

There was plenty of Fife food on the menu at two East Neuk festivals at the weekend. Chefs and food and drink producers took part in cooking demonstrations and showcased their fav ...

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Scottish tourism still punching above its weight

Date of article: Mon 24 Jul 17

VisitScotland Chief Executive, Malcolm Roughead, responds to the release of the International Passenger Survey (IPS) tourism statistics by the UK Office of National Statistics (ONS ...

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That's the Spirit

Date of article: Mon 24 Jul 17

It's been over a year now since VisitScotland launched their first ever global campaign – Spirit of Scotland – which has helped catapult our country's profile to a significant ...

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Launch of Bowhouse Food Festival in Fife

Date of article: Mon 24 Jul 17

The countdown is on to a new food festival in north-east Fife this weekend. The first Bowhouse Food Weekend in St Monans is free and runs on Saturday and Sunday. Fife chefs and fo ...

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From archaeology to art, it's all happening at Defend Dunfermline WWII Festival!

Date of article: Mon 24 Jul 17

DEFEND DUNFERMLINE WWII FESTIVAL PROGRAMME NOW RELEASED MORE INFO ACROSS FACEBOOK AND TWITTER, @dunfermlineww2 or at www.defenddunfermlineww2.co.uk FESTIVAL DIRECTOR, ROGER PICK ...

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KINGSBARNS DISTILLERY GOES 5 STAR!

Date of article: Mon 24 Jul 17

Kingsbarns Distillery is delighted to announce that its visitor centre has recently received a 5 Star rating from VisitScotland. The Visitor Centre opened on 30th November 2014 a ...

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Vote for your top Fife area!

Date of article: Mon 24 Jul 17

New Poll Celebrates Fife's Heritage Fife Council is urging people to show their support for local conservation areas by taking part in a new poll. There are an impressive 48 conse ...

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Kirkcaldy prom boosted by rickshaw plans

Date of article: Mon 24 Jul 17

Kirkcaldy's waterfront is set to be given a colourful new injection of life with the addition of six Links Market themed rickshaws. The pedicabs as they are known, will offer visi ...

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Stage is Set for New Dunfermline Festival

Date of article: Mon 24 Jul 17

Get ready to turn Fife's Ancient Capital back to 1941 This week, the team behind Dunfermline WWII Festival unveiled a 1940s inspired shop window at Dunfermline Advice Hub on t ...

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Movie on course to inspire visitors

Date of article: Thu 6 Jul 17

VisitScotland hopes a movie biopic of the 'Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods' of the 19th century could inspire more people to tee off in the Home of Golf. The national tourism organi ...

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