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The village name means 'place of the cave', referring to St Fillan's Cave, a peaceful, atmospheric site that was used as a chapel by a 7th-century missionary.

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I Love St Andrews and Fife Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: South Queensferry, Edinburgh, ScotlandOn our way out of Edinburgh, we'll stop at the quaint little fishing village of South Queensferry and marvel at the three Forth Bridges. They are engineering masterpieces from each of the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries spanning the Firth of Forth to the Kingdom of Fife.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Dunfermline Abbey and Palace, Dunfermline, Fife, ScotlandDunfermline was the ancient capital of Scotland and we'll visit the ruined abbey dating back to the 11th century which is home to the burial place of King Robert The Bruce, amongst others.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Loch Leven National Nature Reserve, Kinross, Perth and Kinross, ScotlandOn our way to St Andrews we'll stop briefly to marvel at the stunning Loch Leven. You'll catch a glimpse of the island which houses Loch Leven Castle where Mary Queen of Scots was held captive. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: St Andrews Cathedral, St. Andrews, Fife, ScotlandSt Andrews was the religious centre of Scotland, with St Andrew being the patron saint, and the stunning cathedral was at the heart of it. Despite it being partially destroyed, it is clear to see from the ruins the once splendour of the cathedral. We'll have two and a half hours to spend in St Andrews so we can climb St Rules Tower (extra charge) to get spectacular views over the town and/or visit St Andrews Castle (extra charge) to explore the underground mines and learn about it's gory past. We can visit the beach made famous by the film Chariots of Fire, see the hallowed turf of the Old Course and learn the history if it's ancient University - the choice is yours! We'll have the opportunity to stop for a light lunch in St Andrews.Duration: 2 hours 30 minutesStop At: Pittenweem Harbour, Pittenweem, Fife, ScotlandIn the beautiful East Neuk of Fife, nestles my favourite of the quaint little fishing villages of Pittenween. You can take some time to wander around the harbour and we can also take in the nearby St Monan's Windmill, which survives from it's use in the medieval salt pans. Duration: 30 minutesPass By: I Love Edinburgh Tours, Edinburgh, Scotland.

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