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.

Hedderwick House

4 star rating

Pittenweem near Anstruther, Kingdom of Fife

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
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£465-£1045

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Pittenweem near Anstruther, Kingdom of Fife

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£465-£1045

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The Blue Cottage at Cellardyke

3 star rating

Cellardyke, Kingdom of Fife

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

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£345-£629

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Cellardyke, Kingdom of Fife

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£345-£629

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

The Gate House

4 star rating

Markinch, near Glenrothes, Kingdom of Fife

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

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£485-£995

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Markinch, near Glenrothes, Kingdom of Fife

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£485-£995

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

Great Lodging - Red House

3 star rating

Anstruther, Kingdom of Fife

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

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£495-£1255

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Anstruther, Kingdom of Fife

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£495-£1255

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

Harbour Apartment

4 star rating

Pittenweem near Anstruther, Kingdom of Fife

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  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
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£319-£659

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Pittenweem near Anstruther, Kingdom of Fife

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£319-£659

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

Nether Kinneddar Lodge Cottages - Kinneddar Cottage

4 star rating

Saline, near Dunfermline, Kingdom of Fife

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

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£335-£729

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Saline, near Dunfermline, Kingdom of Fife

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£335-£729

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

Dauphinhill House

5 star rating

St Andrews, Kingdom of Fife

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£1275-£2175

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St Andrews, Kingdom of Fife

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£1275-£2175

Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3 Pets: 0

Harbourside Apartment

4 star rating

Anstruther, Kingdom of Fife

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

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£475-£1215

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Anstruther, Kingdom of Fife

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£475-£1215

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

Fidra

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Anstruther, Kingdom of Fife

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

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£335-£585

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Anstruther, Kingdom of Fife

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£335-£585

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

Rockview

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Cellardyke, near Anstruther, Kingdom of Fife

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

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£415-£949

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Cellardyke, near Anstruther, Kingdom of Fife

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£415-£949

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

Weavers Cottage

4 star rating

Newburgh, near Perth, Kingdom of Fife

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£345-£799

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Newburgh, near Perth, Kingdom of Fife

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£345-£799

Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

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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£365-£645

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St Andrews, Kingdom of Fife

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£365-£645

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

Dolphin Cottage

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Cellardyke, near St Andrews, Kingdom of Fife

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 3

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£339-£855

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Cellardyke, near St Andrews, Kingdom of Fife

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£339-£855

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 3

The Marches

4 star rating

Anstruther, Kingdom of Fife

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£349-£855

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Anstruther, Kingdom of Fife

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£349-£855

Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0

Meadowsweet

5 star rating

Newburgh, Fife, Kingdom of Fife

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

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£465-£1045

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Newburgh, Fife, Kingdom of Fife

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£465-£1045

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