Kingdom of Fife

Castles, cathedrals and places of real historical interest...

Fife was home to Scotland's capital for six centuries, the evidence of which can still be found in its many castles, cathedrals and places of historic interest. Apart from its historical heritage Fife is also renowned for world class golf courses and lovely stretches of picturesque coastline.

Long sections of the Fife Coastal Path can now be enjoyed by walkers and there are a variety of linear and circular routes which have been graded and waymarked, from which you can enjoy beautiful seacapes and spot spectacular wildlife such as grey seals, dolphins and maybe even the odd basking shark. For bird lovers the offshore islands of Inchkeith and Inchcolm are home to thousands of seabirds, including large numbers of Puffins in May.

In the northeast the gentle rolling hills of the hinterland extend eastwards to windswept cliffs, rocky bays and sandy beaches, where scenes from the film `Chariots of Fire' were filmed. South down the coast a short distance is the ancient university town of St. Andrews, home to the world-famous Royal and Ancient golf club.

St. Andrews University was founded in 1410 and is Scotland's oldest university town. The medieval town centre has narrow alleys and cobbled streets which lead to the now ruined cathedral and the church of St. Regulus, which has a spiral staircase leading to the top of a 108-foot tower, offering magnificent views over the town. There are also two great beaches, botanical gardens and an aquarium here.

South of St. Andrews the picturesque small stone harbour fishing villages of Crail, Anstruther, Piteenween and St Monans are all places to experience the un-hurried pace of life by the sea. Further round the coast there are a number of first class golf courses such as Elie and Leven Links, to name only two of more than forty golf courses in this region!

Southern Fife is dominated by Dunfirmline, Scotland's former capital. The Forth Road and Rail Bridges over the Firth of Forth to Edinburgh are the most distinctive landmarks on this stretch of coast and allow easy access to the capital for days out.

Low Tide ref: UK5169

Cellardyke, near Anstruther, Kingdom of Fife

£349-£632
3 star rating
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This holiday property boasts spectacular sea views, and is only 500 yards away from the town of Anstruther.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    1
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    1
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    FRI

St Andrews House ref: 30231

Falkland, near Glenrothes, Kingdom of Fife

£0-£2362
3 star rating
Within in a 17th century, B listed building and perfectly located for the picturesque part of Fife.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Nautilus Cottage ref: 31313

Cellardyke, near Anstruther, Kingdom of Fife

£589-£1339
4 star rating
Nautilus Cottage provides beautifully presented accommodation on the coast in a perfect area for golf enthusiasts.
  • Sleeps
    7
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    2
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The Blue Cottage at Cellardyke ref: 26148

Cellardyke, Kingdom of Fife

£282-£620
2 star rating
Ground floor apartment ideal all year, with cosy open fire, bracing coastal path walks, golf courses and sandy beaches nearby.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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    FRI

Hedderwick House ref: CC526028

Pittenweem near Anstruther, Kingdom of Fife

£436-£1001
4 star rating
A well-equipped and well-presented holiday cottage that is perfect for families looking for a relaxing holiday.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
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    SAT

Kudu ref: UED

Near Auchtermuchty, Kingdom of Fife

£0-£894
4 star rating
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
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    SAT

Sands Cottage ref: 29712

Crail, near St Andrews, Kingdom of Fife

£564-£1119
4 star rating
Set in a picturesque village, guests can enjoy an award-winning beach or explore the beautiful area.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
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    SAT

Harbourside Apartment ref: CC526023

Anstruther, Kingdom of Fife

£439-£1076
4 star rating
A top floor apartment with lovely sea views from many of its rooms. Central town location with amenities and beach within walking distance.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    FRI

Fingals ref: 27824

Lundin Links, Kingdom of Fife

£293-£748
3 star rating
With its sunny enclosed garden this delightful cottage is ideal for exploring the stunning coastline, and the Fife coastal path.
  • Sleeps
    5
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
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    FRI

Dolphin Cottage ref: 14198

Cellardyke, near St Andrews, Kingdom of Fife

£335-£815
3 star rating
Only 9 miles from St Andrews, this coastal retreat has spectacular sea views and direct access to the shore from the enclosed garden.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    3
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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    SAT

Seaspray ref: 23252

St. Monans, Fife, Kingdom of Fife

£311-£845
3 star rating
Spacious, family cottage, Isle of May boat trips close by, and dog walkers will love the bracing Fife Coastal Path.
  • Sleeps
    5
  • Number of Pets
    3
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
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Number One ref: UKC801

Cellardyke, near Anstruther, Kingdom of Fife

£338-£879
4 star rating
There is so much to do near this property, including boat trips, cycling, scenic walks or playing on championship golf courses.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Eland ref: UEB

Near Auchtermuchty, Kingdom of Fife

£0-£1091
4 star rating
This first floor apartment offers views over the surrounding countryside, also a perfect location for exploring the Fife area.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
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    SAT

The Marches ref: 23412

Anstruther, Kingdom of Fife

£312-£834
4 star rating
Award winning sandy beaches and harbour are close to this family home, for golf lovers historic St Andrews is nearby.
  • Sleeps
    5
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    SAT

Dunmarlie ref: CC524065

Newton of Falkland near St Andrews, Kingdom of Fife

£299-£454
3 star rating
An attractive cottage in the hamlet of Newton of Falkland. Close to amenities in Falkland and the Lomond Hills Regional Park which is full of footpaths and interesting features.
  • Sleeps
    3
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    SAT