Pet Friendly Holidays Fife
The Fife coast is an ideal location for a holiday with your canine companion. You and your hound can explore the Fife coastal path, head into Edinburgh for history and culture or escape to St Andews for world class golf courses and outstanding natural beauty.
- Anstruther, ScotlandRenovated in 2018 to a very good standard, Arc House is a bright and spacious first and second floor apartment with rooftop views towards the sea. The first floor has a handy utility room with a washing machine and sink where guests can keep their outdoor gear and buckets and spades, a family bathroom and three comfortable bedrooms all with televisions. The second floor has a super open-plan living area, which is light and spacious, with a superbly fitted kitchen with a dual fuel range cooker. The living area has a cosy 6-seater sofa and is the ideal place to relax after a day by the sea. From the Velux windows, there is a roof top view towards Pittenweem and Largo Law. The property dates back to 1877, and the street is named after Captain Rodger, owner of the clipper ship, Taeping. The East Neuk of Fife has a long seafaring history and the Fisheries Museum tells the story of the area.
Just a short stroll from Arc House you can explore the old wynds and lanes leading down to the seafront in the picturesque fishing village of Cellardyke, with a sandy beach and old harbour. There is a water sports centre with sea kayaking and open canoeing available for you to explore the shore line with expert tuition. The Fife Coastal Path can be joined here, and in either direction you can enjoy fantastic coastal views over the Firth of Forth and which takes you to pretty fishing villages, secluded coves and white sandy beaches.
Anstruther is just a 5-minute walk away with its working harbour, local pubs, seafront coffee shops, fish and chip shops, galleries and shops. Freshly caught fish and shellfish are available locally, including lobster, crabs and white fish. From April to September there are daily ferries and boat trips leaving from Anstruther that take you to the Isle of May, which is a National Nature Reserve and home to colonies of sea birds, including puffins. The surrounding waters are the habitat of seal colonies and makes a great day out for the family.
Just 9 miles away is St Andrews, which is well worth a visit with lots to do to suit all ages. There is an aquarium, sandy beach, harbour, great shopping with local shops as well as high street names, and numerous top class restaurants, pubs and bistros. If you like a round of golf on your holiday, St Andrews is world famous as being the home of golf. Golfers will enjoy visiting the British Golf Museum or playing on one of the championship courses. There are also several local courses within a short driving distance from Arc House. However you spend your time, Arc House is an ideal holiday home in which to relax and unwind. The charming courtyard is an ideal spot to sit and enjoy a glass of wine whilst planning the next day’s excursion. Beach 200 yards. Shop 200 yards, pub and restaurant 300 yards.£86From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Anstruther, ScotlandBramble Cottage is a deceptively spacious, semi-detached, single-storey cottage situated in the very heart of the popular seaside town of Leven, with the owner living next door. Built in 1900 as the local shop and post office, the cottage has under gone a full renovation to provide contemporary, good quality, self-catering, holiday accommodation suitable for a couple. If you would like to arrive at this lovely cottage with a bottle of whisky, prosecco or groceries waiting in the fridge, this can be supplied by prior arrangement with the owner, at cost.
Ideal for a seaside break, from your front door you are just minutes’ walk to the long sandy beach and promenade with great views over the Firth of Forth to the East Lothian coast. The promenade provides activities to suit all with amusement arcades, putting green, crazy golf, play areas, festival gardens park, Leven leisure pool and regular events including the Summer Prom Festival with live music. The local shops, cafés, bars and restaurants are all within a short walk. For guests who enjoy walking, Letham Glen and Silverburn offer woodland walks and the Fife Coastal Path passes through the town and is ideal for exploring the coast on foot, discovering the picturesque fishing villages and beautiful sandy beaches and coves.
A great location for golfers of all abilities with 3 courses within walking distance, including Leven Links Course, which is the qualifying course when the Open is played at St Andrews. There are numerous other excellent courses close by and the home of golf, St Andrews, is only 10 miles away. St Andrews make a great day out with excellent shopping facilities as well as good quality restaurants, pubs, bistros and an aquarium. There are many historic buildings to visit both the city centre and in the surrounding area, and a climb to the top of the tower of the medieval cathedral provides a super view of the area.There is a regular bus service to St Andrews just across the road and the local bus station provides services to Kirkcaldy and the surrounding towns. For those wanting to travel a little further afield, Dundee is only 22 miles and Edinburgh city centre is 36 miles. Beach 400 yards. Shop 100 yards, pub and restaurant 300 yards.£56From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Anstruther, ScotlandThe ideal location for a seaside holiday, Kannier Cottage is a detached holiday cottage, in an elevated position, overlooking the quiet conservation village of St Monans and the Firth of Forth. From your doorstep you can explore this picturesque village with its harbour and charming 17th and 18th century red pantiled buildings, enjoy a coffee on the harbourside or freshly caught seafood from the award-winning restaurant.
There are lovely coastal walks on the Fife Coastal Path which takes you to award-winning sandy beaches, pretty coves and historic buildings along the way. For keen cyclists, the Millennium Cycle Way runs through central Fife, with miles of quiet country roads, disused railways and forest tracks to explore. Just a little further along the coast is the bustling tourist harbour town of Anstruther and there are daily ferries and boat trips leaving between April and September that take you to the Isle of May, which is a National Nature Reserve. It is home to colonies of sea birds including puffins and the surrounding waters are the habitat of seal colonies. St Andrews is just 10 miles away and is well worth a visit with historic buildings, Sea Life Centre, boutique shops, and a wide range of bars and restaurants. This area is famous for its golf, with more than 40 golf courses in Fife, from the famous fairways of St Andrews to several traditional links courses and beautifully landscaped parkland and heathland courses.
Having spent your day exploring the area you can relax in the first floor seating area and enjoy the views with a glass of wine. The enclosed garden is a suntrap on warm days and a great place for the children to play. If sea food is on your menu, you can purchase locally caught fish and the dining room is ideal for you all to enjoy that special meal and plan the next day’s activities. Beach 250 yards. Shop, pub and restaurant 250 yards.£88From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Anstruther, ScotlandReflections is a super location for a holiday by the seaside, with the picturesque harbour just a stone’s throw away. Perfect for couples, friends and families the apartment has central heating that can be controlled by Hive heating thermostat, and enjoys sea views; it is also within a few minutes’ walk from a seafood restaurant, coffee shop and local shops.
Situated in the conservation village of St Monans, it is a great place to explore with quaint lanes, fishermen’s houses and a historic church. Just at the edge of the village there is a windmill that used to power the salt panning industry. Join the Fife Coastal Path that leads either way to attractive old fishing villages, sandy beaches, secluded coves and historic buildings with plenty of places to stop off for refreshments.
It is an ideal location for golfers who will be spoilt for choice with more than 40 golf courses in Fife. St Andrews, ‘the Home of Golf’, is a mere 12 miles away with championship courses to play as well as family friendly courses. Within 10 minutes’ drive the local coastal courses at Anstruther, Elie and Leven all provide unique golfing experiences with spectacular coastal views.
For days out Anstruther offers a great selection of places to eat from award-winning fish and chip shops to a Michelin star restaurant, ice cream parlours and cafés. From April to September there are daily ferries and boat trips leaving from the harbour that take you to the Isle of May National Nature Reserve, home to colonies of sea birds including puffins, and the surrounding waters are the habitat of seal colonies. If you are interested in the history of the area the Scottish Fisheries Museum at the harbour side is well worth a visit.
After all of this sea air you will be looking for a good night’s sleep and all three bedrooms have comfortable zip and link super kingsize beds which can be twin beds on request. The attractive open plan living space looks out across the harbour and the Firth of Forth and is a great place for everyone to gather with plenty of comfortable seating in the living area, and the bright and modern kitchen is well equipped and complete with a dining table. If you want to practice your cooking skills, fresh fish and shell fish can be purchased in St Monans, and the garden, located across the road from the apartment, is ideal for pre-dinner drinks. Reflections is perfect for a family holiday at any time of the year in a beautiful coastal location. Beach 3 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 300 yards.£101From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Anstruther, ScotlandPerfectly nestled away overlooking Gillingshill Reservoir and local nature reserve, and adjacent to Kellie Law, The Lodge @ East Neuk Orchards is set in the most beautiful location at the entrance to Gillingshill House and grounds. Guests will discover this picturesque detached cottage is the most perfect retreat for a romantic break and to relax and unwind in the countryside. Maintaining much of the character and charm of this early 18th-century cottage, guests will find a welcoming and comfortable holiday home at any time of the year. The wood burner in the living area is a cosy place to spend a lazy afternoon with a book, and the kitchen is fitted with modern appliances for preparing a meal. Step out into the garden with its terrace and seating, and enjoy your morning coffee whilst listening to the wild birds. There are the grounds to explore, but you will need your boots as are there are no footpaths.
Perfect for walkers and cyclists, there are many quiet roads and paths to explore. Kellie Castle and gardens with its tea room makes for a great walk, and is about 1½ miles away. This is a super location for spotting wildlife, and nearby Gillingshill Reservoir has a variety of water fowl, including coots, little grebes and swans. Look out for rare green sandpipers during the migration season, and in late summer the air is filled with dragonflies and damselflies. The woodland also hosts a multitude of wild flowers in spring.
Four miles away is the magical old harbour village of Pittenween which oozes charm. There is a working harbour where you can watch the boats landing their catch and purchase freshly caught fish for your supper. If you would like to catch your own, fishing is available from the piers in St Monans, Pittenweem and Anstruther. Wander around the old lanes with their coffee shops or visit the harbourside ice cream shop for refreshments. For a walk along the shore, the Fife Coastal Path follows the coast to old fishing villages, pretty coves and sandy beaches where lots of sea life is visible from the shore.
Only a 20-minute drive is the historic city of St Andrews, a popular tourist location which offers a great selection of quality cafés, bars and restaurants, excellent shopping, historic buildings, a harbour and a sandy beach. Renowned worldwide as the home of golf, it regularly plays host to the Open Championship and there is also the British Golf Museum. Beach 5½ miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 4 miles.
This property can be booked together with The Barracks @ East Neuk Orchards (ref UK12739) and The Doocot @ East Neuk Orchards (UK40048) to accommodate up to 14 guests.£111From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Anstruther, ScotlandSet in a picturesque lane, Kirkview Cottage is a traditional semi-detached cottage in the quiet village of Upper Largo, on the southern slopes of Largo Law. This is a perfect location for a romantic escape for a couple and friends or a small family to spend time together and explore this most picturesque area of Fife.
Within walking distance is the local hotel with a restaurant and bar, there are gentle walks out into the surrounding countryside. The beautiful sandy beach at Lower Largo is less than a mile away. This ancient fishing village is famous for being the birth place of Andrew Selkirk, a famous 1700’s explorer whom Daniel Defoe based his book of Robinson Crusoe on and there is a statue of him outside of his original home. This area is steeped in history and there are many historic buildings, castles and gardens to visit, namely Kellie Castle, which makes for a great day out and dates back to the 1300. There are numerous visitor attractions and whisky distilleries including Kingsbarns Distillery offering tours.
For guests who enjoy walking, the Fife Coastal Path is easily accessible from the cottage, you can walk various sections of the coastal path and catch the coast bus back to the bus stop which is 200 yards from the cottage. For days out, along the coast is the bustling tourist harbour town of Anstruther offering a great selection eateries, from a Michelin Star restaurant to award-winning fish and chip shops. From the harbour front there are daily ferries and boat trips, between April and September, departing to the Isle of May Nature Reserve, home to colonies of sea birds such as puffins, and the surrounding waters are the habitat of seal colonies.
For golf enthusiasts, there are over 45 courses in this area including the world famous championship courses at St Andrews, only 12 miles away and the local courses at Lundin Links are regularly selected as the final qualifying golf course for the open championship. Kirkview Cottage is the perfect all year round holiday home, where you can relax in front of the welcoming wood burner in the cosy living room on cooler days, or enjoy al fresco dining in the pretty cottage garden which has wild herbs for you to use in your meal. Beach 1 mile. Shop 2 miles, pub/restaurant 200 yards.£90From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Anstruther, ScotlandCharming semi-detached pet-friendly cottage near Anstruther, in Cellardyke on Fife's beautiful East Neuk coast. Period features. Open fire. Large garden. Coastal walks. Boat trips. Ideal for golfers. St Andrews 10 miles.£99From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Anstruther, ScotlandAultnagar is located in the historic village of Upper Largo in the beautiful East Neuk of Fife just 10 miles from the world-famous university and golfing town of St Andrews. The cottage has been recently renovated to a high standard and features all the facilities you would expect from a modern holiday cottage. It is a pet friendly property allowing 2 dogs free of charge, sleeping 4 in comfort and has off street parking for one car.
Upper Largo is dominated by Largo Law, the highest hill in the region and the cottage benefits from great views of Largo Law from its fully enclosed rear garden. Access to the path up Largo Law is yards away from the front door for those who have the stamina to climb to the top in order to take in the great views of East Fife, the Firth of Forth and the Lothians. The village itself has a restaurant, a short walk from the cottage, and is steeped in history with the historic church being the focal point of the village. Many walks radiate from the village and the beach at Lower Largo, Robinson Crusoe’s birthplace, is a 20-minute walk away via a number of local footpaths which also give access to the Fife Coastal Path.
The local area is noted for its wide sandy beaches interspersed by rocky headlands, the depth of its history, ranging from Falkland Palace, a favourite of Mary Queen of Scots, to the Secret Bunker which highlights the part played by Fife during the cold war and the breadth of its culinary and produce offerings with Michelin starred restaurants complemented by award winning fish and chip shops as well as numerous farm shops and farmers markets showcasing the best produce Fife and Scotland has to offer. The owners look forward to welcoming you to Aultnagar where they will do everything they can to ensure you have a wonderful stay in Fife. Beach 1 mile. Shop 1 mile, pub and restaurant 215 yards.
Short Term Let Licence No. FP00024P£91From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Anstruther, ScotlandThe Hideaway is an ideal location for couples, friends and a family to enjoy a holiday by the seaside with a sandy beach just minutes from the cottage. Located in the thriving seaside town of Anstruther with a fishing harbour and pier as well as two sandy beaches. In an elevated location looking over the red pantile roof tops to the Firth of Forth, the cottage is entered at the back there is a small terrace with seating and offers great views of the sea and Isle of May.
The living/dining area is the spot for everyone to gather to plan the next day’s activities. There is a shower room and a kingsize bedroom. Steep stairs lead to the lower ground floor with two furthers bedrooms and a well equipped kitchen with doors leading to the sunny courtyard with seating, where you can enjoy a glass of wine. From the cottage wander down to the harbour-side for a coffee and watch the sea and activity. Anstruther has eating places to suit all tastes, from an award winning fish and chip shop to a Michelin star restaurant, cafés, traditional inns, ice cream shops, bakers, gift shops and galleries. Explore the old lanes and wynds with old houses with tales of seafaring captains. Don’t forget your bucket and spade, the sandy beaches are ideal for building sand castles, paddling and exploring the rock pools. For coastal walks the Fife Coastal Path goes through the town and leads in either direction with great views over the shoreline to Edinburgh and takes you to secluded coves, quaint fishing villages and sandy beaches.
St Andrews is only 9 miles away with good shopping facilities as well as lots of places to eat, ice cream parlour, pubs and tea shops. Well known as being the home of golf, visit the British Golf Museum or play a round on one of the championship courses. The Hideaway is a great all year round destination with events and activities throughout the year, including summer food and arts festivals as well as an annual life boat gala which provides great entertainment for all the family.£135From price per night based on 7 night stay