Bluebell Cottage ref: CC526014

Auchtermuchty near Cupar, Kingdom of Fife

Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Self Catering



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  • Barbecue 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Romantic Getaways 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 


Bluebell Cottage is a beautifully renovated  terrace property located in the Royal Burgh of Auchtermuchty in the Kingdom of Fife, with open views to the Lomond Hills. This charming self catering cottage offers ground floor accommodation and makes a fantastic holiday destination. Each room has been tastefully decorated and furnished. The lounge is warm and welcoming with its wood burning stove. The kitchen diner is fully fitted and well equipped. There is a luxury tiled bathroom and two good sized bedrooms. Bluebell Cottage is within walking  distance of all essential amenities including a selection of shops, tearoom, local pub and eateries. The village is full of history with ancient streets and wynd’s, with records showing there has been a settlement here since 350AD.
Auchtermuchty was the adopted home of Sir Jimmy Shand MBE, MA who was a famous Scots accordionist and dance band leader during the 1950/60’s. Bluebell Cottage was the music room for Jimmy Shand and is named after his 1955 chart topping hit the "Bluebell Polka". The village has a bronze statue in honour of this late great musician. Today the famous musical talents to come from the village are The Proclaimers.
Auchtermuchty is a great base to start exploring all that stunning Fife, Perthshire and Augus have to offer.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Property is all on ground floor level has oil central heating and comprises:
Lounge: With wood burning stove, Free view TV, DVD, radio/ipod docking station
Kitchen/Diner: With electric oven, second smaller oven/grill, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine; dining area
Bedroom 1: With double bed and built in wardrobe
Bedroom 2: With two single beds and built in wardrobe
Bathroom: With shower over bath, WC and wash basin

First floor

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor


All power, fuel, bed linen and towels included. First basket of wood supplied. Hairdryer. Travel cot, highchair and fire guard available. Wi-fi.


Enclosed garden with outdoor furniture and BBQ (coals not included). Off road parking for 2 cars.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    0.5 Mile
  • Distance
    10 Miles
  • Restaurant
    0.5 Mile
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    0.5 Mile
  • Railway station distance
    5.0 miles
  • Lake
    8 Miles

About the local area

Auchtermuchty is an ideal location to explore this beautiful area of Scotland as it sits in the centre of Fife and within easy driving distances of Perth & Kinross and Dundee & Angus. There are various activities to be found for all age and interests. This is a fantastic area for outdoor enthusiasts, as you have magnificent countryside right on your doorstep - a half mile walk will take you to Pitmedden Forest which has numerous marked walk/cycle ways to explore. Nearby you will find the Lomond Hills offering great walks too. There are lochs and rivers providing ideal opportunities for fishing. This is a golfer’s paradise with a large number of local golf courses and top class international courses such as St Andrews 20 miles away and Gleneagles 24 miles. Activities such as 4x4 driving, horse riding and clay pigeon shooting can also be found locally. The village of Falkland is only a short 3 mile drive away; it has many listed buildings, wonderful cobbled streets and narrow intriguing wynd’s. The Royal Palace of Falkland, with its massive twin towered gatehouse, dominates the centre of the village. The tennis courts in the grounds of the palace are said to be the oldest in the world. In Perth (16 miles) you will find a larger selection of retail outlets, theatre, leisure facilities and much more. Throughout the year Fife and Perthshire are venues for a variety of large events including "T in the Park" and the Scone Races. There are many historical places of interest including St Andrews, Abernethy Pictish Round Tower, Scone Palace, the Black Watch Museum, Dunfermline Abbey to name but a few. With great motorway links you can easily venture afield; North to the Highlands or Grampians or alternatively head South to perhaps Edinburgh which is only an hour’s drive away

Things to do nearby

Mills Observatory

Open every weekday evening from October to March, and with free admission to the observatory and displays, Mills observatory is an exciting attraction.

The Black Watch Castle and Museum

This historical military regiment is a great destination for a family day out.

Perth Museum and Art Gallery

One of the oldest museums in the U.K., Perth Museum and Art Gallery is the perfect day trip out on one of those famous Scottish rainy days!

Scone Palace

Contrary to what its name may lead you to believe, Scone Palace is actually a place rich in history.

Fife Coastal Path

Stretching for over 150km, the Fife coastal path runs form the Forth Estuary in the South to the Tay Estuary in the North.

St Pauls Cathedral
St Pauls Cathedral

This magnificent cathedral is located in the heart of Dundee city centre and is a fully functioning home to a vibrant Christian community. It is also open for visitors to view its beautiful, decorated period gothic architecture.

V and A Museum

V&A Museum Dundee is an international centre for design for Scotland - the first ever design museum to be built in the UK outside London.

St Andrews Castle
St Andrews Castle

This largely ruined castle situated in the Kingdom of Fife is an excellent starting point to an exploration of St Andrews.

Camperdown Country Park

Camperdown Country Park is the largest country park in Dundee and is famously home to no less than 190 different species of trees!

St Pauls Cathedral
St Pauls Cathedral

This magnificent cathedral is located in the heart of Dundee city centre and is a fully functioning home to a vibrant Christian community. It is also open for visitors to view its beautiful, decorated period gothic architecture.

Glamis Castle

Glamis Castle was the childhood home of the Queen mother and the setting for Shakepeare's `Macbeth'.

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