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26/Apr/2014 Springfest

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Walking and Cycling

Need a break? Give your eyes a rest, get some fresh air and gentle excercise...take a walk or cycle around the village.

tayport walk path for all

Maybe even venture into Tentsmuir Forest or along its sandy beach.

tentsmuir forest leaflet map

bicycle hire is available at:
16a Castle Street (near the harbour).



Tayport's Auld Kirk

Unused as a church for over twenty years, this building, with its distinctive leaning clock tower, is one of the best known landmarks in the area. It has been recognised by Historic Scotland as a "B" listed building, together with its unique graveyard.

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Tayport Tennis Club

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Regular Events

In Tayport there are regular car boot sales every other Sunday during the summer months (April to October) at the Tayport Football Club grounds, from 10am to 3pm. For more info, either visit the tayportfc.org website or contact Mr Oswald on 01382-552644.

The Bell Rock Tavern. LIVE! Folk and Acoustic MUSIC. Thursday Nights. 8.30 onwards. ALL WELCOME. Open fire. Snacks and nibbles.

Lodge Hall, 61 Tay Street. Enjoy Music & Laughter & a bit o'a Banter. With cake, tea and more. Maybe a turn 'round the floor. Join in, all welcome. Starting at 2 and Home after 4pm. Every 3rd Wednesday of the month. Just pay at the door £4. (246 SOCIAL CLUB).

the NEW Tayport Baby Cafe. Every Wednesday 2pm - 3pm in Tayport Harbour Cafe. Do you have a baby under 6 months old or are you about to have a baby? Come along to the NEW Tayport Baby Cafe, meet other mums and dads and have fun with your baby. Local workers who work with families will be available. Find out a bit more from Sharon at the Harbour Café or your Health Visitor.

A bingo night is held at the Bellrock Tavern every Sunday night in support of Tayport Football Club. Eyes down at 7:30pm.

TOPs Club - We would like to invite all of Tayport's senior citizens to come and join us in the Gregory Hall on Thursday afternoons from 2pm-4pm. We have a varied programme from solo entertainers, concert parties and speakers, a cup of tea (bring your own cup) and a chat, all for £1.50 joining fee and £1 per week after that.

Tayport Day Centre for the elderly - Every Tuesday a group of friendly, elderly people from Tayport and Newport meet in the lounge of the Servite complex in Tayport for tea/coffee and a few games of scrabble, dominos and cards, afterwards a two course lunch is served. Transport is provided by a mobility bus, which has a life if stairs are a problem. You would be collected from your door between 9:30am and 10:30am and taken home again at 1:15pm. The cost is £5 and this includes tea/coffee, lunch and two coach outings a year. Why not come along and join in - enjoy the company. There are currently places available. Anyone interested should contact Margaret Redpath on 552981.

Optimal Balance Yogo Saturday mornings from April 3rd, 2010. 9.30am until 11am, Dickson Hall (behind St. Margaret's Church), Queen Street. 4 week blobks of lessons can be booked for £26. Drop in lessons are £8. Yoga mats can be reserved. Phone or text Kairin on 07989 189 604, or email yogatayport at hotmail.com

Monday 6pm-7pm. Matsy Yoga. "With You in Mind". Slow Flow Yoga Classes. Waterstone Crook Sports Centre. Newport-on-Tay. £5. Contact: Lori Leigh Davis (Registered Yoga Teacher RYT200), 07565 681 811, email Matsyyoga at gmail.com, www.matsyyoga.com

[2013] New day time Pilates class comes to the Dixon hall. Classical Pilates is a non modified pure form of Pilates that is as close to the original teachings of Joseph Pilates as you can find in a mat class. Benefits include improved posture, flexibility and strength, prevents back pain, improved lung capacity and a more toned abdomen. It is also low impact and won't stress joints. Pilates is beneficial for most people aged 16+ Dixon hall Tayport, Tuesdays - 1-2pm. Mats available. Other classes available in Newport, Gauldry and Luthrie. £6 starter class then block booking is required. Come along and give it a try! 01382330376 or 07892891029. Please phone to book a place.

Z&R TaeKwon-Do runs a class for children in the mosonic lodge on a Tursday night 6.30pm till 7.30pm. For further information contact:
Miss Zoe Tate on 01382 552885 / 07766693716, or email zoe at zrtkd.co.uk

lucysfitness.com PT Weight Loss & Fitness Boot Camp runs for 6 weeks, consists of pre & post assessments, weekly weight checks, 3 x 1 hrs training sessions per wk, diet programs, access to the online forum and all the support you need to meet your weight loss & fitness goals. £5 per class. Meet at Car Park on Commonty Road, Tayport. Camps have limited spaces so be quick! For more information please email lucy or call on 07533732024.

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About Tayport

Tayport is located on the east coast of Scotland in Fife, at the mouth of the river Tay. It is a historic harbour town with attractive views of the Broughty Ferry coastline and those of Tentsmuir Forest.

It is within easy commuting distance to Dundee via the Tay Road Bridge. St Andrews and Edinburgh are both popular tourist attractions being 20 and 50 minute drives to the south respectively.

Local tourist amenities include local Shops, a Caravan Park, an 18-hole golf course (Scotscraig) and large park areas.


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