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 Dunfermline, Scotland's former capital. The Queensferry crossing, the longest bridge of its type in the world, 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.

Kirkside Cottage

4 star rating

Upper Largo, Leven, Kingdom of Fife

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£339-£825

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Upper Largo, Leven, Kingdom of Fife

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£339-£825

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

Harbourside Apartment

4 star rating

Anstruther, Kingdom of Fife

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£445-£1215

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Anstruther, Kingdom of Fife

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£445-£1215

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 1

Helenslea

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St Andrews, Kingdom of Fife

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£445-£935

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St Andrews, Kingdom of Fife

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£445-£935

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0

Kingfisher Cottage

3 star rating

Cellardyke, near Anstruther, Kingdom of Fife

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£365-£475

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Cellardyke, near Anstruther, Kingdom of Fife

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£365-£475

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Seagulls

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Pittenweem, near St. Andrews, Kingdom of Fife

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£439-£795

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Pittenweem, near St. Andrews, Kingdom of Fife

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£439-£795

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

The Lodge at Lochnagar

3 star rating

Peat Inn, near St Andrews, Kingdom of Fife

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£359-£715

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Peat Inn, near St Andrews, Kingdom of Fife

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£359-£715

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Homelands - Massney

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Lundin Links near Anstruther, Kingdom of Fife

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£494-£1284

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Lundin Links near Anstruther, Kingdom of Fife

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£494-£1284

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0

Anchor Cottage

3 star rating

Pittenweem, near Anstruther, Kingdom of Fife

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£319-£755

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Pittenweem, near Anstruther, Kingdom of Fife

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£319-£755

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

The Squinty House

3 star rating

Lundin Links, near St Andrews, Kingdom of Fife

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£265-£639

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Lundin Links, near St Andrews, Kingdom of Fife

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£265-£639

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

Granny’s Cottage

3 star rating

Coaltown of Burnturk near Cupar, Kingdom of Fife

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£289-£609

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Coaltown of Burnturk near Cupar, Kingdom of Fife

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£289-£609

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

1 Ivy Cottage

3 star rating

Abernethy near Perth, Kingdom of Fife

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£349-£819

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Abernethy near Perth, Kingdom of Fife

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£349-£819

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

St Andrews Hideaway

4 star rating

St Andrews, Kingdom of Fife

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£335-£665

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St Andrews, Kingdom of Fife

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£335-£665

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

Homelands - Keil

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Lundin Links near Anstruther, Kingdom of Fife

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£480-£1284

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Lundin Links near Anstruther, Kingdom of Fife

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£480-£1284

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 2

Gordons Hall Cottage

4 star rating

Carnbee, near Anstruther, Kingdom of Fife

  • Sleeps: 10
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£795-£1829

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Carnbee, near Anstruther, Kingdom of Fife

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£795-£1829

Sleeps: 10 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 3 Pets: 1

Bluebell Cottage

4 star rating

Auchtermuchty near Cupar, Kingdom of Fife

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£360-£670

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Auchtermuchty near Cupar, Kingdom of Fife

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£360-£670

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2