Local Area

There’s so much to see and do in Fife, and while you’re staying with us we’re happy to advise according to your interests. There are also suggestions for days out in the room information folders.

Here are some of the more well known things to experience.

The Fife Coastal Path – over 117 miles of continuous path  to walk.


Golf –there are more than 30 golf courses within a 30 minute drive, including the numerous courses in the St Andrews area. Local courses include Leven Links and Lundin Links, and there’s a driving range at Wellsgreen.

Fife food and drink – discover a taste of Fife with beer brewers, whisky distillers, home grown meats, locally caught shellfish , cheese and ice-cream makers, and much, much more. Visit the farmers markets and farm shops like Ardross near Elie, winners of the Farm Shop and Deli of the Year award 2014.

National Trust PropertiesFalkland Palace, Hill of Tarvit Mansionhouse and Kingarrock Golf Course (we’re just ten minutes away from this 1920’s golf course), Kellie Castle, Balmerino Abbey

The East Neuk villages

Neuk is the Scots word for nook or corner, and the East Neuk comprises the fishing villages of the most northerly part of the Firth of Forth.


Isle of May National Nature Reserve – reached by boat or rib from Anstruther, the island is home to countless seabirds, and a colony of grey seals.


Festivals – Fife hosts various festivals throughout the year, including the East Neuk Festival, Pittenweem Arts Festival, Crail Food Festival.  There are also Highland Games at Cupar, Ceres, Markinch, St Andrews, Newburgh, Thornton, Burntisland, Inverkeithing.

Attractions to visit include

Fife Folk Museum in Ceres

Scottish Fisheries Museum in Anstruther

St Andrews Castle

St Andrews Cathedral

Scottish Deer Centre

To visit Edinburgh for the day, just hop on a train at Markinch station, for a scenic journey along the coast and over the iconic Forth Railway Bridge into the heart of the capital. Sue will be happy to help find times and prices for train travel.

Bankhead House

Bankhead House