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Home to the former capital of Scotland, Dunfermline – The Kingdom of Fife is famed for its ancient royal connections. From charming villages to historic sites and world class golf, Fife is a region that bursts with character.

Find out more about the region’s tourism industry with this comprehensive selection of research and insights we’ve put together for you.

Fife Factsheet 2019

Published January 2021

Updated: March 2021. This report provides a summary of statistics on tourism in Fife. It gathers information from a suite of tourism monitors, national statistics and commissioned research.

Fast facts for 2019

705 thousand

overnight visits

8.6 million

day visits

2.6 million


£507 million


*figures shown are based on 3 year averages (2017-2019)

Scotland Visitor Survey 2015 and 2016 - Fife summary

Published April 2017

Golf in Fife 2016

Published April 2017

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