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.

 

  • Reflections, FifeInstant Book Overlay Image
    Anstruther, Scotland
    Reflections 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.
    £101
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  • Kilconquhar Cottage, FifeInstant Book Overlay Image
    Anstruther, Scotland
    A warm welcome hamper will be provided upon arrival to your dream holiday destination at Kilconquhar Cottage. Situated in the picturesque Scottish countryside, this delightful ground floor two-bedroom converted barn set in a row of newly built cottages offers a perfect and peaceful retreat for your well-deserved break.
    You’ll find yourself surrounded by stunning natural landscapes and an idyllic setting. As you enter the cottage, you’ll immediately feel a sense of warmth and tranquillity, thanks to its charming fresh modern décor and inviting atmosphere. The two boutique style bedrooms, provide a relaxing space for a family or a group of friends. The bedrooms are tastefully furnished, ensuring a restful night’s sleep after a day of exploration and adventure. At the cottage you’ll find an enclosed garden with patio where you can unwind and enjoy the views of the surrounding countryside. It’s the perfect spot to indulge in a morning coffee, have a leisurely lunch, or bask in the golden hues of a Scottish sunset.
    One of the highlights of this holiday home is its proximity to the award-winning Ellie Beach, a mere five-minute drive away. Whether you’re a sun seeker, a water sports enthusiast, or simply someone who enjoys long walks along the shore, this pristine beach has something for everyone. If you’re a golf enthusiast, you’re in luck. The world-famous St Andrews, renowned as the home of golf, is just a short 30-minute drive from the estate. You can tee off on its iconic courses and soak in the rich history and tradition of the sport.

    A day trip to Edinburgh which is only approximately 45mins from the cottage.
    During your stay, there is a variety of tasty local cuisine, craft and farmers markets. The Kilconquhar Castle estate’s amazing restaurant is open to non-residents and offers a delectable menu featuring fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Savour traditional Scottish dishes while enjoying the warm and welcoming ambiance and walk around the castle grounds.
    £100
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  • The Terrace, FifeInstant Book Overlay Image
    Anstruther, Scotland
    Make yourself at home in this cosy, modern, ground floor apartment in the picturesque fishing village of St Monans, just one of the gorgeous villages dotted along the East Neuk of Fife coast. The apartment consists of open plan living with a fantastic fully equipped modern kitchen and a sunlit living room with 43in Smart TV, along with a large bright bedroom with a comfy king size bed and Smart TV and also benefits from a toilet and wash hand basin in the bedroom.
    The main bathroom has a walk-in shower, The Terrace is perfect for couples looking for a base from which to explore this beautiful area. Across the road is an enclosed shared garden that captures sunshine most of the day.
    This is a lovely place to come and enjoy the summer or any other time of year.
    Stroll down to the harbour or walk along to the neighbouring villages of Pittenweem, Anstruther and Crail and the award-winning beach of Elie. Jump in the car and in 5 minutes you will find yourself in the bustling seaside town of Anstruther which is full of shops, bars, and restaurants.
    The famous historic town of St Andrews can be reached in 20 minutes. This area is full of historic sites and plenty of exciting places to visit. If you love arts and crafts make sure you visit Pittenweem during the Art Festival in August, where the locals open their homes and exhibit the beautiful work of local artists.
    £116
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  • Chilmello Cottage, FifeInstant Book Overlay Image
    Anstruther, Scotland
    Looking for a cosy, romantic getaway by the sea in one of the most beautiful fishing villages on the Fife coast then Chilmello Cottage is for you. This cosy cottage, with lounge, log burner and fantastic enclosed garden is perfectly situated just a couple of minutes walk from the charming heart of Pittenweem famous for its art festivals and local craft shops. The well-equipped kitchen has everything you need for a relaxing self catering holiday. Visit the historic harbour and walk along the popular Fife Coastal Path. This is just one of the picturesque fishing villages dotted along the coast, with gorgeous views across the Firth of Forth.

    Pittenweem is a charming fishing village in the East Neuk of Fife. The harbour is the main focus of the village, particularly early each morning when the fishing boats return with their catch and the daily fish market gets underway. Many of the picturesque houses around the harbour are of traditional Fife design with red pantile or grey-slate roofs with crow-step gables and have been restored by the National Trust for Scotland. Not forgetting the popular Pittenweem Tidal Pool, perfect for wild swimming. Pittenweem boasts two local pubs (one with take away), a popular seafood bistro restaurant with gallery overlooking the harbour, coffee shops, ice cream/sweet shop, gift and craft shops, hardware store, bakers and local pharmacy/licenced grocers and post office. The bustling village of Anstruther is just five minutes drive away where there is a large selection of bars, coffee shops and restaurants. Looking for even more history, shopping or to play on some of the world’s famous golf courses, then head for St Andrews, easily reached within 30 minutes. Scottish Letting Licence F1 00243 F.
    £73
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  • Number Fifty Six, FifeInstant Book Overlay Image
    Anstruther, Scotland
    This immaculate three bedroom semi-detached holiday home can be found in a quiet residential area just a couple of minutes’ walk for the beautiful harbour of St Monans.
    Refurbished in 2021 and decorated to a high standard throughout, you will enjoy staying in this lovely house. The open plan living room and kitchen is spacious has seating for six to enjoy their meals and leads to the conservatory where you can enjoy the views of the beautifully landscaped garden and the fields behind. From the enclosed garden you can see the sea and if you head out through the back garden gate you can follow the path down to the harbour. There is a slight slope leading down to the path. As well as plenty of cleverly designed seating areas in the garden there is a summer house where you can go and relax with a book. Upstairs there is a modern shower room and three bedrooms. Two of the rooms have kingsize beds that can be converted into twins if needed, and a single room. This house is great for a family or a small group of golfers.
    St Monans is one of the smallest of the many picturesque fishing villages in the East Neuk of Fife. Located approximately 10 miles south of the historic town of St Andrews, with its world famous golf courses and University, and a wonderful selection of shops, cafés, bars and restaurants, St Monans is the perfect base for exploring this beautiful area. Take a walk down to the harbour with its many charming 17th and 18th century pantiled houses that crowd the harbourside. St Monans lies directly on the Fife Coastal Path, so is very popular with walkers. The remains of Newark Castle, with its circular beehive dovecot are further along the coastal path to the west of the village. You can walk to the popular arts and crafts village of Pittenween where the annual art festival is held, within a twenty minute stroll. A lot of attention to detail has gone into this house and has been furnished with quality bedding, pillows and duvets to promise you a great nights sleep. Beach 3 milles.
    £115
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  • Hilton Farm Steadings, FifeInstant Book Overlay Image
    Anstruther, Scotland
    Hilton Farm Steading is the most charming, mid-terraced converted steading hidden away in a peaceful rural setting with a lovely large garden and uninterrupted views over fields. Set within a gorgeous courtyard along with a handful of properties, this two-bedroom cottage has everything to offer for a relaxing getaway and base to explore Scotland. Comfortable and welcoming you can sit and enjoy some TV in the evening and catch up on your favourite programme or soak up the sun while reading a book in the conservatory. Enjoy preparing romantic meals in this modern kitchen (installed in 2023). Along the hallway is a wet room as well as two bedrooms - both with double beds.
    The property is perfectly located between Limekilns and Rosyth and only 3 miles south of the royal city of Dunfermline. There is easy access to fantastic motorway links and train stations, making this the ideal base for days out exploring. Edinburgh is only 30 minutes’ drive away or 20 minutes on the train. There is excellent local shopping in nearby Rosyth, as well as a couple of restaurants. A stone’s throw away lie the picturesque coastal villages of Limekilns and Charlestown, both within walking distance. Don’t forget a visit to the quaint historic village of Culross, with its colourful old houses and cobbled streets, the backdrop to the famous TV series ‘Outlander’.
    From this fantastic central location, you can either head to Glasgow for the day, visit Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, or head to the bustling royal city of Dunfermline where you will be spoilt for choice for restaurants, great pubs, shops and entertainment. Drive over the famous Queensferry Crossing and grab one of the best ice creams in the delightful little town of South Queensferry. As you have easy access to the motorways why not head north along to St Andrews and stop at some of the picturesque fishing villages dotted along the very impressive Fife Coastline. The choices are endless!
    £94
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  • The Hideaway, FifeInstant Book Overlay Image
    Anstruther, Scotland
    The 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.
    £138
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  • Aultnagar, FifeInstant Book Overlay Image
    Anstruther, Scotland
    Aultnagar 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
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  • Kirkview Cottage, FifeInstant Book Overlay Image
    Anstruther, Scotland
    Set 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.
    £92
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    Perfectly 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.
    £116
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