LevenFife, Scotland. This travel guide also covers the adjacent village of Lundin Links.
The nearest train station is Markinch and you can drive or take a bus there, the journey time is around 10 minutes.
Leven is a small town which means walking is the best way to get around, all the main bars and restaurants are around the high street area.
There is a taxi rank behind the bus station and the main taxi office is just down from the station next to the BBQ. Useful for getting home after a night out, otherwise the bus is the best way to get around.
Buses leave here for both Edinburgh and Glasgow, you can also get to the local towns and villages via the many routes available.
Falkland PalaceFormer palace of Scottish Kings dating from the 12th century, with a real tennis court from 1539, the oldest court still in use in the world.
Scoonie Golf CourseParkland course with good views.
Macduff's Castleaddress: East Wemyss,ruined castle
Lundin LinksA championship golf course located in the neighbouring village of Lundin Links. This course is a qualifying course for the Scottish Open.
Lomond HillsEast and West Lomond Hills (about 500m high) offer pleasant walks and good views near Falkland. (Don't be confused by the name, Ben Lomond is on the other side of the country.)
Agendamore of a cafe than a bar, with leather sofas and a bright vibrant atmosphere inside.
Shorehead Cafepretty much a chip shop with seating available.
Tonys Chip Shop
Upper Largo Hotelwell worth the trip as you will find friendly staff and an extensive menu with good portions.
McPhailsOne of the cheapest places to drink in Leven, there are always drinks specials on including £1 for a bottle of Stella. Also has live music at the weekends.
BrannigansThe only "nightclub" in Leven, but really just a bar with a dance floor, the only place that's open till 2AM in town though.
The Caledonian HotelOne of the busiest bars in Leven, there is usually a D.J on the weekends and a small dancefloor for those who are into dancing. Prices are a bit expensive but it is the place to be on a Saturday night.
phone: +44 1333 320368address: 55 Leven RoadThe hotel overlooks the Lundin Links and Leven Links championship golf courses and is ideally located for playing St Andrews, Crail, Carnoustie, Kingsbarns, Elie and Ladybank.