Things to do

Looking for activities? There’s plenty to do around the Larder

Loch Leven Castle, where Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned

Loch Leven Heritage Trail

A unique 21km trail linking natural, historic and cultural heritage sites. Suitable for walkers of all ages and ability, cyclists, wheelchair and mobility scooter users. Information on maps, shorter walks, and children’s activities on their excellent website.

Get up close to nature

Bird watching and nature trails at RSPB Loch Leven

Visit Burleigh Castle

A 500-year-old tower house, and the seat of the Balfours of Burleigh for more than 250 years.

Follow Mary Queen of Scots to Lochleven Castle

Take a boat trip to the famous castle which held Mary Queen of Scots captive.

Walk the Michael Bruce Way

A 3.5 mile walk around the foothills of Bishop Hill; Michael Bruce was a poet writing in the eighteenth century and you can also visit his cottage which is now a museum.

Visit Kinross Farmers’ Market

Kinross Farmers’ Market takes place on every 4th Saturday of the month from April to October. It’s a great place to buy high quality, fresh food from local producers and artisan traders.

Visit Falkland Palace and Outlander country

We’re just 16 miles from Falkland, where the first scenes of Outlander were filmed, including where the fountain where Claire sees the ghost of Jamie. There are plenty more Outlander film locations to choose from a little further afield. Falkland Palace – a fine Renaissance palace with beautiful gardens and one of Britain’s oldest tennis courts is also very much worth a visit.

Holidaying here?

You find it’s a great area to use as a base to explore central Scotland – we’re less than an hour from Edinburgh, Glasgow, St. Andrews, Dundee and Stirling, not to mention the beautiful East Neuk. Find out more.