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Burntisland, Kirkcaldy, Glenrothes, Leven, and Lundin Links and Largo

With fabulous views across the Firth of Forth this area contains Fife’s main population centre of Kirkcaldy, and splendid beaches at locations including Burntisland, Kinghorn, Leven and Lower Largo.

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Visitor attractions include Kirkcaldy farmers’ market, the famous Wemyss Caves, and the ruined Ravenscraig Castle at Kirkcaldy.  There is also the picturesque community of Lower Largo.  This is the birthplace of sailor Alexander Selkirk, who was the inspiration for Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe.

Eateries include as the Orangery at Balbirnie House, Markinch, the Old Manor Hotel in Lundin Links, the Crusoe Hotel, Lower Largo, and Kirkcaldy’s Waterfront Bar & Restaurant and Robertsons Coffee Shop and Deli. There is also the hugely popular Blacketyside Farm Shop near Leven, which offers seasonal vegetables and berries, a café and a large kids’ play area.

The area is also home to Tom Mitchell’s famous Puddledub Pork, which sells fresh and cured products through local shops and farmers’ markets.  Next door Tom’s nephew Steve Mitchell runs a well known buffalo and cattle farm.

Baker and butcher Stuart’s of Buckhaven, a sixth generation family business, runs a number of shops throughout Fife, and is famous for speciality products and world beating Scotch pies.

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