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.
- Upper Largo, ScotlandJust 10 miles from St Andrews, this charming, single-storey holiday cottage is attached to another property on a tiny lane beside the church in picturesque Upper Largo, just minutes’ drive from the beach and golf course. Thoughtfully furnished for comfort and ease, there are views of Largo Law from the small enclosed garden. An ideal base from which to explore the East Neuk of Fife with quaint fishing villages strung along the coast, or easy access to Edinburgh, Dundee or Perth and The Trossachs. Golf ½ mile, watersports at Elie, coastal walks, Sea Life Centre, Deer Park, and historic houses and gardens. Shop 2 miles and pub 200 yards.£88From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Carnbee, ScotlandSituated in a peaceful and scenic, rural setting, with panoramic views of the River Forth and East Neuk of Fife coastline, Gordons Hall Cottage is the ideal location in which to relax and enjoy the area and all it has to offer with friends and family. Accessed by a rough track, this self catering cottage is one of a pair, and has been lovingly restored by the owners, offering a sunny secure private garden with raised vegetable beds and a greenhouse, from which you may enjoy the salad crops and tomatoes when in season. The conservatory and patio area are ideal for relaxing in with a glass of wine after a long day exploring the local area. Close to beautiful sandy beaches of St Monans, Pittenweem, Crail and Anstruther, there is no shortage of hill walks, bridle paths and cycle tracks. Kellie Castle, with its beautiful walled garden, is within a mile and the historic university town of St Andrews, with its world famous championship golf courses, is only 8 miles away, together with many other local golf courses in the area, making this an ideal location for a golfing holiday. Edinburgh airport is 45 miles. Beach 4 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 4 miles.£127From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Dunfermline, ScotlandSet in a secluded, woodland location with views of rolling farmland, these two holiday properties offer a perfect hideaway for peace and tranquillity. With light spacious interiors, stylish furnishings and woodland walks from the door, these holiday homes provide every comfort. The 17th-century village of Culross, with quaint crow stepped gables and pantiled roofs, is only 3 miles. Dunfermline, 5 miles, Scotland’s ancient capital, is now a thriving city with hotels, restaurants and leisure facilities. Shops 1 mile, pubs 1½ miles.£55From price per night based on 7 night stay
- 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.£80From price per night based on 7 night stay
- ScotlandThe Mill Lade is set in a fantastic rural location on the banks of the Ceres Burn, with uninterrupted views over the water and is the ideal choice for a family holiday or getaways with friends, where everyone can revel in the ambience and warmth of this semi-detached converted mill.
Dating back to 1803, The Mill Lade has had an innovative conversion and is finished to an excellent standard throughout. The property was originally known as Blebo Mill, as the stone to build it came from Blebo Quarry, and was built as a flax spinning mill. Its new name was taken from the lade of the mill, where the original water wheel was situated.
The quirky design of the house means that you can enter on the first floor, with seven steps leading to the living room, the focal point of the house and a lovely place for the whole party to gather. It features a high ceiling, a wood burner and cosy seating. French doors lead to the balcony overlooking the garden and burn where you can admire the stars at night. On the first floor there is a family shower room, dining room with a wood burner, and the well-equipped kitchen with quality appliances. French doors lead to a small patio at the rear of the house. Seven steps lead down from here to the family bathroom and an en-suite bedroom with a super kingsize bed, and a utility room. The ground floor has three further bedrooms, one with a double bed, and another with a kingsize bed. The master bedroom with kingsize bed features a sofa bed and a large en-suite bathroom with a walk-in shower. French doors lead onto a patio where guests can relax with a coffee in the morning.
The historic city of St Andrews can be reached within a 15-minute drive, making The Mill Lade ideal for those visiting family based at St Andrews University, or attending one of the graduation ceremonies. St Andrews has great selection of quality cafés, bars and restaurants, excellent shopping as well as sandy beaches, a harbour and many historic buildings. Renowned worldwide as the ‘Home of Golf’ and regularly playing host to the Open Championship, this is perfect for golfers. There is an excellent range of championship courses nearby including The Dukes Course, Kingsbarns, Crail and Elie as well as Hickory Golf club at Hill of Tarvit Mansion.
Falkland Palace and Garden is nearby for a great day out, one of Scotland’s finest Renaissance palaces and steeped in history. Fans of the epic TV series ‘Outlands’ will recognise the location which was used as 1940’s Inverness. Beach 7 miles. Shop and restaurant 2 miles, pub 3 miles.£98From 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, 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
- Anstruther, ScotlandThis lovely first floor seaside apartment is set just one street back from the main thoroughfare and the harbour of Anstruther. This two-bedroom seaside stay has been beautifully decorated giving it a fresh and contemporary seaside feel in keeping with its surroundings.
To access the property, you walk under the arch to the rear of the property where you will find a communal garden which offers great views of the Firth of Forth. Then, head into the shared entrance hall and stairway. Once in the apartment you will be pleasantly surprised at how bright and spacious the rooms are. Choose from the two bedrooms, both with kingsize bed. There is a bright hallway, family bathroom with an overhead shower and a perfectly functional fully equipped galley style kitchen. The living room has a dining area and overlooks the traditional pan tiled crow step gabled rooftops toward the Firth of Forth and May Ilse.
Located in the county of Fife, Anstruther is the largest of a string of picturesque, traditional fishing villages along this lovely stretch of Scotland’s coastline. One of the things that Anstruther and the other nearby villages have in common is how easy they are on the eye. The charming harbour and buildings that line the waterfront at Anstruther give the village a picture-postcard quality. The laid-back atmosphere that pervades the village adds to the feeling of tranquillity that envelops you when you are here. The history of Anstruther as a main centre for the fishing industry can be explored at the Scottish Fisheries Museum, located near the harbour. If history is not your thing, you can still enjoy the delights of the local fishing industry by sampling the menu at the famous Anstruther Fish Bar, which has won many awards over the years, including UK Fish and Chip Shop of the Year.
After exploring the quaint cobbled streets and browsing the shops, take a boat trip from the harbour to the Isle of May, a nature reserve in the Firth of Forth. Here you may be able to spot seals and puffins, as well as other local wildlife. Sea angling trips can also be arranged locally, and golfers will find a great selection of top-quality links courses in the area. Ideal base with St Andrews Links just a twenty-minute drive away.£86From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Anstruther, ScotlandThis fantastic three-bedroom upper villa has just been totally renovated and refurbished to a very high standard in 2021 to match the incredible breath-taking views to the rear of the property. As if the panoramic views weren’t enough, the gorgeous Aberdour Beach Bay is just down the road and around the corner. Aberdour Golf Club can also be found next door. Follow this beautiful coastline around the bay with your children, dogs or just by yourself; It is beautiful! At the end of your walk, you will find a hidden restaurant where you can stop for a meal and a drink.
Be one of the first to enjoy the brand new fully fitted kitchen with its Range. Open plan dining area leading up one step to the spacious living room with stunning views of the Firth of Forth over across to Edinburgh. In the colder months sit back and relax in front of the of the wood burner and just enjoy the view. Also, on this level of this double upper apartment, you will find two spacious bedrooms, both offering lovely views and the main bathroom with its shower, toilet, and sink. Mind your head as you go upstairs, as the property is full of character and low ceilings on the upper floor. As well as a third double bedroom, and a small bathroom, you will discover a lovely sitting area leading out to a large terrace where you can eat and enjoy those summer evenings. There is a lovely, enclosed garden to the rear of the property, where you can take in the sea air.
Aberdour is a very charming seaside village with all the local amenities on the doorstep, from restaurants, bar and your local butcher and baker. Picnics on the beach on those very light summer evenings is highly recommended. Another great base for discovering this beautiful part of Scotland. Edinburgh, Glasgow, St Andrews and Stirling are all within easy reach.£236From price per night based on 7 night stay