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Tel code: 01333 | code search
Postcode: KY8 | code search
Population: 8500
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Birthplace of:
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Jack Vettriano

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Lundin Links Hotel
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Leven is situated at the west end of Largo Bay on the northern coastline of the Firth of Forth. Leven became a burgh of barony in 1609 and is the fourth largest urban area in Fife. At the mouth of the River Leven, the town was historically known as a seaport, the main industry now is tourism; Leven is a popular holiday resort with its beautiful beach, caravan sites, parklands and golf courses. Leven has many buildings of architectural interest. Fragments remain of Levenís oldest building, the 12th century Old Scoonie Parish Church. Leven Parish Church close to the town centre retains the octagonal steeple of 1775. St Margaretís Episcopal Church, in Victoria Road c.1879-80, features hammerdressed masonry and conical-roofed steeple. In the grounds of Carberry House is the sundial believed to incorporate the shaft of Mercat Cross, c.1623. Letham Glen on the northern outskirts of town has woodland walks along the Scoonie Burn. Silver Burn Park is a public park with mature gardens, a little farm and pond. Leven has a wide range of shops and a shopping centre. The Swimming Pool is on the harbour at the Shorehead. Levenís two 18-hole golf courses are Leven Links located on the sands of Largo Bay and further inland the municipal Scoonie Golf Course.


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Old Manor Country House Hotel (1.80 miles)

Old Manor Country House Hotel

This country house hotel offers warm hospitality and friendly accommodation in a picturesque seaside village, overlooking Largo Bay. The Old Manor Hotel is an ideal location for your short break with safe sandy beaches, golf, ... More | visit website

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Bankhead House (1.81 miles)

Bankhead House
A tranquil countryside retreat, Bankhead offers spacious and comfortable accommodation with glorious, panoramic views over the Firth of Forth to the Bass Rock in the east, the coast and hills of East Lothian, and to ... More | visit website
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Lundin Links Hotel (2.17 miles)

Lundin Links Hotel

Built in the year 1900, this country home style hotel has retained its former Edwardian elegance and many of its ... We can tailor a golfing holiday to suit you, and we are just 15 ... More | visit website


Crusoe Hotel (2.44 miles)

Crusoe Hotel
Relax and enjoy the comforts of the Crusoe Hotel, Lower Largo. Largo is famed as the birthplace of Alexander Selkirk, the real life castaway, whose adventures inspired Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe.

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Monturpie Guest House (4.07 miles)

Monturpie Guest House
MONTURPIE GUEST HOUSE is a traditional stone built farmhouse modernised to a high standard. Situated in an elevated position it commands magnificent views over the Firth of Forth towards Edinburgh and the Lothians. The B&B is ... More
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The Priory Star B&B (4.23 miles)

For a truly comfortable and enjoyable stay in Visit Scotland Approved 4 Star, First Class Luxury Accommodation, and with warm friendly Scottish Hospitality then look no further. Rita & John have been providing excellent B&B ... More | visit website
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Earl David Hotel (4.54 miles)

Earl David Hotel

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Our rooms have open views of Fife country side or of the village. We are approx.16 miles from St Andrews and approx, 45 minute by car to Edinburgh Centre or ... More

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Belvedere Hotel and Restaurant (5.27 miles)

Belvedere Hotel and Restaurant

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Located in the picturesque coastal village of West Wemyss, with magnificent views across the Firth of Forth to Edinburgh beyond, the Belvedere is ideally situated for business and pleasure alike. ... More

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Town House Hotel (5.30 miles)

Town House Hotel
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The Town House Hotel is a Family run hotel in the small town of Markinch approx 3 miles from Glenrothes in the Historic Kingdom of Fife. The hotel was a ... More
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Hollytree B&B (5.39 miles)

Hollytree B&B
We would like to extend a warm welcome to you and guarantee a special stay. Our rooms are warm and comfortable with Sky tv or set top boxes, also DVD or video player with a good ... More | visit website

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