Living in Leven – Local amenities

What is it like to live in Leven? We are helping you to discover all there is to know about this fantastic part of Fife in our Living in Leven series.

Perfect for families, first time buyers and those looking for peace and tranquillity, Leven has loads on offer for everyone.

In this blog post, we will discuss Leven’s local amenities – the shops, transport options and leisure facilities. You can also learn more about Leven’s entertainment and dining out options here.

Here are some of the useful local amenities available in Leven…


Leven boasts a range of supermarkets. There is a large Sainsbury’s superstore which is open from 8am – 10pm, seven days a week. It comes with a bakery, a deli, a fish counter, meat counter and pizza counter, as well as a Sainsbury’s café. It also offers a great range of clothing and homewares.

Also available in Leven is a large Lidl supermarket – perfect for great deals. It is also home to an Aldi, a local Co-op and a Nisa local.

Just a short drive away in nearby Cupar, there is a Tesco Superstore, which offers a great range of free-from options and is open from 7am most days.

For further retail therapy, visit Leven high street, where a great range of shops are available. There are real treats like Boutique No 1 a privately-owned gem selling ladies clothing, accessories, handbags and jewellery. The high street has a selection of health and beauty shops, banks, hairdressers and more. See a complete list of retail and shops in Leven here.


Leven is well connected to the rest of Fife, Edinburgh, Dundee, Perth and beyond. Offering great links via road and rail, it is easy to get around from Leven.

Here is how to get around in Leven:


The motorway is easily accessible from Leven, making it an excellent choice for commuters to Edinburgh, Perth, Dundee and other parts of Fife.  It takes no time at all to access the M90, taking less than an hour to get to Perth, Dundee, St Andrews and Dunfermline, and around an hour to get to Edinburgh City Centre.


Leven bus station has regular, affordable routes to all the major cities and towns, and is very well connected to other parts of Fife.


Markinch train station is at the ready to take you on long and short haul commutes across Fife and beyond. There are good parking facilities allowing you to park and ride.

Leisure facilities

If you enjoy being active, there are plenty of sporting and leisure facilities in Leven.

Levenmouth swimming pool and sports centre is perfect for kids and adults alike. Currently undergoing a major refurbishment, in early 2019 the centre will be bigger and better than ever, with a large swimming pool, state of the art gym studio and sauna room.

Don’t forget, some of our beautiful new homes in Leven come with a complimentary Assisted Move Package where we help you to sell your home and even take care of your agency fees.

Would you like to live in Leven? Learn more about our wonderful Law View homes, or get in touch with a helpful member of our team today.