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Summer Day Trips in East Scotland

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:

Aberdeen   |   Dundee   |   Edinburgh   |   Fife   |   Glasgow   |   Perth

Days out in East Scotland

We've got loads of ideas for great days out, so here are just a few suggestions of where to go and how to get there by bus.

 


Arbroath

Adventures in Arbroath

There’s something for everyone in the sunny seaside town of Arbroath.

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.

 

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Golf, High Tea and History in St Andrews

Take a day out in beautiful St Andrews, home of the world-famous Old Course.

Discover the ruins of St Andrews Cathedral and St Andrews Castle. Visit the British Golf Museum and try out “The Himalayas” putting green.

 

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Perth Museum

Peace and Quiet in Perth

For a change of pace, hop on a bus to peaceful Perthshire.

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.

 

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Dunfermline Abbey

Discovering Dunfermline

Dunfermline is West Fife's hidden gem.

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.

 

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VandA Dundee

Family Fun in Sunny Dundee

There’s something for everyone in Dundee!

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.

 

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Kinross Wildlife Trek

An ideal day out for nature-lovers and history-lovers alike.

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.

 

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Fife Coastal Path

A Day on the Fife Coastal Path

Walk from St Monans to Anstruther and see the sights of the East Neuk.

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.

 

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