Join the Methil treasure hunt this October holiday

East Fife manager Willie Aitchison, Carol Devon and East Fife chairman Lee Murray.
East Fife manager Willie Aitchison, Carol Devon and East Fife chairman Lee Murray.
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Methil is soon to be flooded with treasure hunters and sleuths as an award-winning trail-writing company expands into the area.

With the October holidays just around the corner, authorised treasure trail writer Carol Devon has produced a hunt which focuses on the Levenmouth town.

It’s hoped that the trail will get friends and families out in the fresh air, exploring, experiencing and learning about their community in a fun and unique way.

Carol has been working with East Fife FC on her Methil trail with guide books sold from the Bayview side’s club shop containing clues to be solved with the answers located on existing buildings, monuments and structures.

Carol said: “Children and adults love the thrill of being the first one to find a clue and solve the mystery and, as the routes are usually around one and a half to two miles long, you can spend quality time together as a family away from the TV, on a healthy and fun walk.

“The trail can be completed in your own time and at your own pace.”

When you have finished the Trail you can submit your answer online to be in with the chance of winning a cash prize.

Richard McCracken and his family recently completed the Methil Heritage treasure trail and said: “I think it’s a great idea.

“We learned all kinds of interesting things about Methil – I didn’t realise it had such a rich heritage.

“The trail also prompts you to look at buildings you might otherwise have walked past.

“The children didn’t complain too much about having to walk – they were too busy solving the clues. I think it’s a super afternoon out and would appeal to all age groups.”

The Methil heritage treasure trail clue book is available to buy online for just £6.99 at or at Bayview stadium.