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What's on This Month in East Scotland

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What's On in East Scotland


Our pick of the must-see events in East Scotland.


February 2020

The Lion King, Edinburgh  | Thursday 5 December - Sunday 29 March

Dunfermline Gin Festival, Dunfermline  | Saturday 29 February


March 2020

Fife Whisky Festival, Cupar  | Saturday 7 March 

Silent Disco City Tour, Dunfermline  | Sunday 8 March

Perthshire's Scone Palace Antiques Fair, Perth  | Thursday 13 March

Montrose Gin Festival, Montrose  | Friday 14 March

Adam Smith Festival of Ideas, Kirkcaldy  | Saturday 21 March


April 2020

Scotland's Daffodil Festival, Perth  | Saturday 11 April

Links Market, Kirkcaldy  | Wednesday 15 April - Monday 20 April

Dunfermline Craft Beer Festival | Saturday 25 April

Arbroath 2020 Festival | Saturday 4 - Monday 6 April


Our suggestions for things to do in East Scotland

If you’re in need of inspiration for your weekend, or for things to see and do during the school holidays – look no further!


1. Dunfermline Heritage Quarter, Dunfermline, Fife  | Dunfermline's Heritage Quarter is one of East Scotland's hidden gems. Visit Dunfermline Abbey, the ruins of Dunfermline Palace and the historic buildings on Abbot Street.


2. V&A Dundee, Dundee  | If you haven't visited V&A Dundee yet, you're missing out! Did you know that it has been nominated for Museum of the Year 2019?


3. UNESCO Forth Rail Bridge, North Queensferry, Fife | Explore North Queensferry, for unmissable views of the Forth Bridge, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 


4. Dunnottar Castle/Stonehaven Coastal path, Aberdeenshire  | After a stroll around the picturesque harbour, walk along the coastal path to see the imposing ruins of Dunottar Castle, perched on the edge of a cliff. 


5. Deil’s Cauldron, Comrie, Perthshire | Explore the leafy woodland to find the Deil's Cauldron waterfall and then continue on upwards to the Melville Monument for some epic views of Perthshire.


6. St Andrews West Sands, St Andrews, Fife  | An award-winning beach for over 30 consecutive years, St Andrews West Sands is best known as the location for a famous scene in the film Chariots of Fire.


Take a look at our full list of itineraries