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Fife and St Andrews shopping

Fife and St Andrews offers fantastic shopping opportunities and here’s some of the best places to shop. Artists, food specialists, an enviable sporting legacy, and an abundance of craftspeople provide an interesting mix to this region’s shopping. Every corner of the Kingdom throws up surprises. In Ceres discover the superb Ceres Butchers in the Main Street or find Chillilicious is based on a farm close to Ceres which attracts visitors to see how chillis are grown. On the outskirts of Falkland is the destination for any visitors who are catering for themselves – the Pillars of Hercules Organic Farm Shop is a bit of a haven for the organic foodie. Of course there is a plethora of golf equipment shops, too. No golfer can leave St Andrews without some sort of reminder of the time they visited its place of birth. St Andrews Links Trust now owns the shop overlooking the 18th fairway of the Old Course where once the grand old man of golf, Old Tom Morris, made and sold golf clubs and balls.

Our picks

Luvians Bottle Shop

66 Market St, St Andrews KY16 9NU

Since it opened its first shop almost 35 years ago, Luvians has established itself as Scotland’s finest specialist, independent drinks retailer. Its philosophy is to stand out from the crowd! And if whisky is your thing and you’d love to find out more from our experts, pop in to the Market Street Bottle Shop any time for a 30-minute masterclass! Its knowledgeable team will guide you through a whisky masterclass for just £5 a head, or chat to you about booking more in-depth tastings on a huge range of specialist interests. Visit website

Alchemia Jewellers

99 Market St, St Andrews KY16 9NX

Alchemia Jewellers showcases a broad portfolio of hand-made designs from its studio where the team creates beautiful contemporary pieces using precious metals and stones. They also offer a bespoke design service, working with the customer to produce a unique design. Alongside their own work, Alchemia source the brightest talent in the UK’s jewellery industry, with a focus on local designers. From everyday earrings to stunning statement necklaces, there’s have a great selection of jewellery to choose from. Visit website

Kingsgate Shopping Centre

James St, Dunfermline KY12 7QU

Kingsgate Shopping Centre has over 70 stores in a modern, fully enclosed shopping centre, nestled in the heart of the ancient town of Dunfermline. The shopping centre has a fantastic choice of shops from fashion, food, cafes, beauty, sports and toys. Among them Debenhams department store, River Island, H&M, Topshop, The Body Shop, a large Marks and Spencer, designer fashion at independent retailer Shmooz, JD Sports, The Entertainer Toy Shop plus you can relax at one of the cafes such as Starbucks, Costa Coffee and Bob & Berts. At the heart of the community, Kingsgate is a great place to shop, relax and enjoy events. The perfect shopping destination for your visit to Fife. Visit website

Cairnie Fruit Farm & Mega Maze
Strawberry picking

Cairnie, Cupar KY15 4QD

Established in 1970, Cairnie Fruit Farm & Mega Maze is a popular award-winning local landmark set in the beautiful Fife countryside. The farm shop showcases the freshly-picked fruit the farm produces, delicious take-away home-baking, freshly-baked breads, local seasonal veg, free-range eggs, a selection of local honeys, chutneys, mustards, oils, and many other speciality foods including Cairnie’s own award-winning line of Cam’s Jams & Cairnie Fruit Vinegars & Syrups. Visit website

J&G Innes

105-107 South St, St Andrews KY16 9QW

Right in the heart of the Home of Golf and the lovely medieval town of St Andrews, J&G Innes has been in its lovely building since the late 1800s. The shop sells books, cards, gifts and stationery products including newspapers and magazines. Some of its suppliers include: Parker and Waterman Pens, Filofax, Moleskine note books and Steadtler Pens, Gibson Games, Cheatwell Games, House of Puzzels and Marbles. Visit website

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