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111 Places in Fife That You Shouldn't Miss
by Gillian Tait




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-The ultimate insider's guide to Fife -Features interesting and unusual places not found in traditional travel guides -Part of the international 111 Places/111 Shops series with over 250 titles and 1.5 million copies in print worldwide -Appeals to both the local market (more than 366,000 people call Fife home) and the tourist market (more than 8 million people visit Fife every year ) -Fully illustrated with 111 full-page color photographs Fife is an ancient Scottish county, proudly known as the Kingdom. Its distinctive, self-contained identity is summed up in the old adage 'Bid farewell to Scotland, and cross to Fife ' A compact peninsula shaped like the head of a Scottie dog nosing the North Sea, it boasts magnificent approaches from south and north via the celebrated bridges over the Forth and Tay. Tourists flock to the world-famous golf courses in the old university town of St Andrews. But Fife is packed with all manner of much less-visited treasures, places of stunning natural beauty as well as fascinating monuments of every era, from prehistoric to post-industrial, testaments to its long and eventful past and richly diverse cultural heritage. You will discover a land where generations of the illustrious and the powerful, the humble and the hard-working have all left their mark, from kings and queens to miners and fishermen, from bishops, earls and industrialists to scholars, artists and sportsmen - to say nothing of the internationally famed Fifers whose legacies have changed history. This book will introduce visitor and native alike to a whole host of unexpected and contrasting sites and sights that celebrate the delightful otherness of this unique little Kingdom.

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Overview

-The ultimate insider's guide to Fife -Features interesting and unusual places not found in traditional travel guides -Part of the international 111 Places/111 Shops series with over 250 titles and 1.5 million copies in print worldwide -Appeals to both the local market (more than 366,000 people call Fife home) and the tourist market (more than 8 million people visit Fife every year ) -Fully illustrated with 111 full-page color photographs Fife is an ancient Scottish county, proudly known as the Kingdom. Its distinctive, self-contained identity is summed up in the old adage 'Bid farewell to Scotland, and cross to Fife ' A compact peninsula shaped like the head of a Scottie dog nosing the North Sea, it boasts magnificent approaches from south and north via the celebrated bridges over the Forth and Tay. Tourists flock to the world-famous golf courses in the old university town of St Andrews. But Fife is packed with all manner of much less-visited treasures, places of stunning natural beauty as well as fascinating monuments of every era, from prehistoric to post-industrial, testaments to its long and eventful past and richly diverse cultural heritage. You will discover a land where generations of the illustrious and the powerful, the humble and the hard-working have all left their mark, from kings and queens to miners and fishermen, from bishops, earls and industrialists to scholars, artists and sportsmen - to say nothing of the internationally famed Fifers whose legacies have changed history. This book will introduce visitor and native alike to a whole host of unexpected and contrasting sites and sights that celebrate the delightful otherness of this unique little Kingdom.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9783740805975
  • ISBN-10: 3740805978
  • Publisher: Emons Publishers
  • Publish Date: November 2020
  • Page Count: 240
  • Dimensions: 8 x 5.3 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds


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