Thursday June 4, 2020

Go forth to fife

With its fishing villages, sandy beaches and world-famous golf course, all Fife was missing was a whisky distillery. Now that issue has been resolved and Ros Drinkwater finds yet another reason to visit this picturesque corner of Scotland.

13th March, 2015
St Andrews on Scotland’s east coast

Six foot, five inches tall, wearing a kilt and a smile as wide as a mile, Douglas Clement welcomes us to Scotland’s newest tourist attraction, Kingsbarns Distillery and Visitor Centre.

The 38-year-old has something to smile about. In 2008, after 20 happy years as a golf caddie, he had an idea. As he saw it, the Old Course in St Andrew’s is Fife’s premier attraction. Golfers all love a dram. Wouldn’t it be...

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