Top Tips to Keep the Kids Amused during October Holidays

There’s loads going on in the beautiful Kingdom of Fife this month. With the kids off on holiday for two weeks, a must read is our latest blog ‘Top tips to keep the kids amused’ and don’t forget to check out for info on Family-friendly activities, Autumn Adventures and Free Attractions.

There are also some fantastic Halloween events for both kids and adults…can’t wait!

outdoorFife team

Top tips to keep the kids amused during the Oct hols

Check out our latest blog with suggestions on how to keep the kids entertained during the school holidays…everything from climbing West Lomond – Fife’s highest point – to a boat trip to Inchcolm Island!

Autumn Adventure Nature Trail Pony Walk

Why not get back to nature with a one hour pony ride around woodland trails in Falkland… talking about and discovering types of birds, animals, trees, plants and what is happening in nature at this time of year…current topic Autumn. Leaves to crunch, conkers to collect and songs to sing…… no previous riding experience required. Cost £20. Sounds like fun!

What’s On…Halloween Treats!

Halloween at Kellie Castle (24th Oct 6.30 – 9pm)

Get in the mood early for Halloween at Kellie Castle….spooky stories, scary Castle tour and haunted garden plus fun and games and Halloween food. Prize for best Halloween Fancy Dress. Not recommended for children under 5 or if likely to be frightened. Children must be accompanied by at least one adult.

Halloween Children’s Trail at Falkland Palace (25-26th Oct 1-3pm)

Be spooked by a ghostly Children’s Trail in Falkland Palace grounds this Halloween. Collect the letters to make a word of power and escape! There’s also a Best Costume and Best Carved Pumpkin competition. Bring your pumpkin to the Palace reception for judging. Aimed at children 12 and under.

Scotland’s Fright Farm (30 Oct – 1 Nov)

Muddy Boots Farm

A fright night like no other, set in the depths of Fife, on a haunted farm, what could go wrong? With two main haunts this year it is bound to be a night of frighteningly good, haunted adventures!

Spooktacular (31 Oct – 1 Nov 7-9.30pm)

Spooktacular Torch Light Maze at Cairnie Fruit Farm is the perfect Halloween treat for the kids! Dress warmly, bring your own torch and prepare to be very scared! Floodlit funyard and ghost train. Cost: £8.50 includes soup and roll.

St Andrews Preservation Trust Museum

The 2015 Calendar of photographs of St Andrews by Professor Sam Taylor and Trust Christmas Cards are now available to purchase at the office (open 930am – 1230pm Monday-Friday) and the Museum (during seasonal opening hours). You can also now pay by PayPal – just send your order to to receive an invoice. Calendars and cards will also be available at Trust events.


Drop in seasonal Flu Immunisation Clinics.

Flu immunisations are for patients over 65 years of age and for patients who have a chronic disease.

Wednesday 8th October Surnames A-G (Inclusive)
Thursday 16th October Surnames H-N (Inclusive)
Wednesday 29th October Surname O-Z (Inclusive)

1130am – 0300 pm on all days
Please do not arrive before 1130am under any circumstances

These are drop in clinics, please do not phone the surgery to book an appointment.