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Fife

As you might expect from the ancestral home of Scotland’s monarchs, Fife has a rich heritage and some wonderful historic attractions, as well as a stunning coastline, quiet beautiful countryside and one of the highest concentrations of top class golf courses in Britain.

This small county is packed with a great diversity of landscapes, extending from the Firth of Forth in the south which includes Dunfermline (Scotland’s former capital) and the famous Forth Road and Rail bridges, to St. Andrews and the rural north. All along extends its eastern coastline with pretty bays, dramatic cliffs, Blue Flag sandy beaches and old fishing villages.

St. Andrews is well known for its golf courses and is home to Royal and Ancient Golf Course. But in addition the town, which is Scotland’s oldest university town, has a charming old-world feel and is close to an expansive beach. St Andrews cathedral may be a shadow of its former self, but well worth visiting. You can spend hours exploring the history and admiring the views here.

Exploring to the south of St. Andrews the coastline is dotted with small fishing villages, such as Crail, Anstruther, Pittenween, East Nuek and St. Monans. The Fife Coastal Path extends along this coastline and is perfect for bracing walks and magnificent sea views, where if you’re lucky you might see Grey seals, dolphins and basking sharks. Boat trips are available from Anstruther to the Isle of May where many sea birds nest at certain times of the year.

Of note is Falkland Palace, which was a rather regal holiday home for many Stuart monarchs, including Mary, Queen of Scots. Beautifully maintained, you can explore the palace and gardens at your leisure – including Britain’s oldest tennis court. Also of interest are Kellie Castle and Garden which dates back to the 14th century and contains fascinating interiors and lovely wooded gardens.

For those looking for an active holiday Fife has plenty of activities for all ages from great walking and biking trails to horse riding and clay pigeon shooting to first class water sports.

If you’re ready to begin your exploration of the region take a look at our selection of holiday cottages in Fife.
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  • Newton of Falkland near St Andrews, Fife
    Newton of Falkland near St Andrews, Fife×

    Dunmarlie

    Newton of Falkland near St Andrews, Fife

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    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Rural Location
    This welcoming red pan tiled roof cottage in the hamlet of Newton of Falkland is the perfect location to explore the...
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  • Blebo, near St Andrews, Fife
    Blebo, near St Andrews, Fife×

    Stables Cottage

    Blebo, near St Andrews, Fife

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    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Woodburning Stove

    Lying just 6 miles from St Andrews and set amidst quiet countryside, this charming, mid 19th-century single-storey...

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  • Cellardyke, Fife
    Cellardyke, Fife×
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    Ref: 26148
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Sea View - Ground Floor Facilities - Open Fire

    Situated just one street back from picturesque Cellardyke harbour and with good sea views between opposite houses,...

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  • Near Auchtermuchty, Fife
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    The Garden Apartment

    Near Auchtermuchty, Fife

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    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio

    "Close to sandy beaches and picturesque villages – with golf at St...

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  • Kinghorn, Fife, Fife
    Kinghorn, Fife, Fife×

    The Laigh

    Kinghorn, Fife, Fife

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    Ref: 19223
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Woodburning Stove

    In the heart of the coastal village of Kinghorn on the Firth of Forth and only 5 minutes’ walk from the harbour...

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  • Auchtermuchty near Cupar, Fife
    Auchtermuchty near Cupar, Fife×

    Bluebell Cottage

    Auchtermuchty near Cupar, Fife

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    Ref: CC526014
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove
    Bluebell Cottage is a beautifully renovated  terrace property located in the Royal Burgh of Auchtermuchty in the Kingdom...
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  • Pittenweem, near St. Andrews, Fife
    Pittenweem, near St. Andrews, Fife×

    Seagulls

    Pittenweem, near St. Andrews, Fife

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    Ref: 28948
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio

    Just a 4-minute walk from the historic and picturesque harbour in the pretty fishing village of Pittenweem,...

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  • St. Fort Wormit near Newport-on-Tay, Fife
    St. Fort Wormit near Newport-on-Tay, Fife×

    Valentines

    St. Fort Wormit near Newport-on-Tay, Fife

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    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove
    Discover this B Listed Arts and Crafts house designed by Mackay Hugh Baillie Scott, one of only two in Scotland. Set in...
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  • Anstruther,
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    Failte

    Anstruther,

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    Ref: UK5058
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Sea View - Ground Floor Facilities
    Discover this cosy ground floor holiday apartment with a super sea front setting above the beach, providing stunning...
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  • St Monans near Anstruther, Fife
    St Monans near Anstruther, Fife×

    Lilac Cottage

    St Monans near Anstruther, Fife

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    Ref: UK5011
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Open Fire
    Discover this delightful terraced holiday cottage on the outskirts of St Monans, the smallest of the East Neuk of...
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  • Near Auchtermuchty, Fife
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    Pitcairlie Lodge

    Near Auchtermuchty, Fife

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    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Open Fire

    "Close to sandy beaches and picturesque villages – with golf at St...

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  • Cellardyke, near Anstruther, Fife
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    Rockview

    Cellardyke, near Anstruther, Fife

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    Ref: 29527
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Sea View - Ground Floor Facilities - Woodburning Stove

    With spectacular sea views from the moment you open the door of this ground floor holiday apartment, situated within...

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