Wherever you're starting your journey this summer, take a look at our inspiration for fun days out in East Scotland with our recommended places to visit, which are all easy to reach by bus.
Know what your starting point will be? Great! We've got a selection of fantastic itineraries to help you plan your trip from:
Have a go on the oldest miniature railway in Scotland, explore Arbroath Abbey, visit the Signal Tower Museum and try some delicious ’Arbroath Smokie’ smoked haddock.
Discover the ruins of St Andrews Cathedral and St Andrews Castle. Visit the British Golf Museum and try out “The Himalayas” putting green.
Visit Perth Museum & art gallery to learn about the area’s history. Take a walk along the riverside, complete with a picnic at North Inch (park) or lunch at one of the many great local cafés.
Explore the Historic Quarter and see Dunfermline Abbey and the ruins of Dunfermline Palace. Take a walk through fairytale Pittencrieff Park and visit Deep Sea World in nearby Rosyth.
Visit the new V&A Dundee museum. Learn about life, the universe and everything in it at Dundee Science Centre. Take a dip at Dundee’s Olympia swimming pool and try out their 3D holographic water slides.
Walk the Loch Leven Heritage Trail, spot some wildlife in Loch Leven Nature Reserve, take a boat across to Lochleven Castle or have a picnic on the banks of the loch.
Explore picturesque St Monans and stop for an ice cream in Pittenweem. Visit the Anstruther Fishing Museum and then grab some famous fish and chips from the Anstruther Fish Bar.