Fife cottages

This small Kingdom was home to Scotland's capital for six centuries. At only 50 miles wide, it encompasses several regions and is the home of golf. With its diverse landscapes of rolling countryside in the north and more industrial south, it has a distinct identity. Home to St Andrew's Royal and Ancient golf-club, and Scotland's oldest university, it still retains its charm and old-fashioned appeal. From its rural hinterlands, rocky bays and sandy beaches to its pretty fishing villages and over 40 golf courses, this region is the perfect getaway. Search our selection of Fife cottages for a memorable staycation.

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Inspiration of things to see and do in our holiday cottages in Fife

Fife, a historic region in Scotland, offers a wealth of attractions and activities for visitors. Here are five things to see and do in Fife:

  1. St Andrews: Explore the charming town of St Andrews, known for its prestigious university and historic golf courses. Visit St Andrews Cathedral, St Andrews Castle, and take a stroll along the West Sands beach. Golf enthusiasts can't miss the opportunity to see the Old Course, one of the oldest and most famous golf courses in the world.

  2. Falkland Palace: Visit Falkland Palace, a stunning Renaissance palace located in the village of Falkland. The palace was a favourite, mg of the Stuart kings and queens and features beautiful gardens and grounds for visitors to explore.

  3. East Neuk Villages: Take a scenic drive or walk along the East Neuk of Fife, a collection of picturesque fishing villages such as Anstruther, Pittenweem, Crail, and Elie. Each village has its unique character, offering visitors a chance to experience traditional Scottish coastal life.

  4. Fife Coastal Path: Hike a section of the Fife Coastal Path, a 117-mile long-distance walking route that showcases Fife's beautiful coastline. The path offers stunning sea views, rugged cliffs, and opportunities to spot wildlife along the way.

  5. Scottish Fisheries Museum: Visit the Scottish Fisheries Museum in Anstruther to learn about the history of fishing in Scotland. The museum provides insight into the traditional fishing industry and the lives of fishing communities.

Bonus: Isle of May: Take a boat trip to the Isle of May, a nature reserve located in the Firth of Forth. The island is known for its abundant birdlife, including puffins, seabirds, and grey seals, making it a paradise for birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts.

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