Dog Friendly Hotels Fife
Heading to St Andrew's for a Scottish escape in Fife? We've got the best pet friendly hotels in Fife for your excursion to the Scottish countryside. Whether you're heading up for a golfing weekend, taking a city break to Edinburgh or looking to visit some classic castles in the area, we've got the best beds for you and your furry companion.
- 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.£74Price per night from
- 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.£148Price per night from
- Oakley, ScotlandEscape to this delightful detached holiday cottage, part of the Old Inzievar House estate which is situated in beautiful and natural parkland, on a working farm with varied livestock, about 6 miles west of Dunfermline and 1 mile from the historic Culross village and abbey on the Forth Estuary. Old Inzievar Cottage is in a delightfully secluded, rural woodland setting, surrounded by mature beech woods and rolling farmland. It has been lovingly furnished and benefits from a cosy open fire in the living room and a wood burner in the kitchen. South facing, it has its own private garden, a perfect hideaway for peace and tranquillity.
If you are feeling more energetic, try the owner’s tennis court near to Old Inzievar Cottage, or with permission from the owners, a tour of the restored walled garden can be arranged. This rural haven has excellent access to dog friendly walks, cycle paths, and outdoor amenities, but within easy access of Edinburgh 24 miles, Perth 33 miles and Stirling 18 miles. Shop 1½ miles, pub and restaurant 2 miles.£64Price per night from
- Cupar, ScotlandQuietly situated in the charming village of Ceres, 8 miles from the magnificent beaches and championship golf courses at St Andrews, these two holiday cottages, adjacent to each other, have been stylishly converted from a listed building to create a superb holiday base. Ceres has a shop, newsagents, butchers, dog friendly pub, tea room, museum, café and hotel with restaurant and dog friendly bar within 300 yards. Nearby attractions include the Hill of Tarvit Mansion House, a fascinating National Trust house and gardens with Hatters Edwardian Tearoom and a 9 hole ‘Hickory’ golf course, the Fife Falconry Centre, and horse riding in the village. There are excellent footpaths for walking and cycling with stunning views of coast and countryside, whilst the Tents Muir National Nature Reserve has a fabulous walk along the beach to Tentsmuir Point where hundreds of seals can be seen basking on the sandbars. Visit The Eden Estuary Centre and Morton Lochs and watch waterfowl from dedicated bird hides. St Andrews itself is steeped in history and has a comprehensive range of shops, restaurants, tearooms, museum and the Sea Life Centre. Perth and Dundee are easily accessible, whilst the wonders of Edinburgh are just 40 miles away. Shop, pub and restaurant 300 yards.£60Price per night from
- Cupar, ScotlandQuietly situated in the charming village of Ceres, 8 miles from the magnificent beaches and championship golf courses at St Andrews, these two holiday cottages, adjacent to each other, have been stylishly converted from a listed building to create a superb holiday base. Ceres has a shop, newsagents, butchers, dog friendly pub, tea room, museum, café and hotel with restaurant and dog friendly bar within 300 yards. Nearby attractions include the Hill of Tarvit Mansion House, a fascinating National Trust house and gardens with Hatters Edwardian Tearoom and a 9 hole ‘Hickory’ golf course, the Fife Falconry Centre, and horse riding in the village. There are excellent footpaths for walking and cycling with stunning views of coast and countryside, whilst the Tents Muir National Nature Reserve has a fabulous walk along the beach to Tentsmuir Point where hundreds of seals can be seen basking on the sandbars. Visit The Eden Estuary Centre and Morton Lochs and watch waterfowl from dedicated bird hides. St Andrews itself is steeped in history and has a comprehensive range of shops, restaurants, tearooms, museum and the Sea Life Centre. Perth and Dundee are easily accessible, whilst the wonders of Edinburgh are just 40 miles away. Shop, pub and restaurant 300 yards.£46Price per night from
- Pittenweem, ScotlandSituated on the harbour front in Pittenweem, one of the prettiest fishing ports in Fife, Harbour Apartment is a first floor cosy apartment with spectacular views over the harbour, Bass Rock, Isle of May and Firth of Forth. Explore the quaint lanes of this picturesque village or visit St Fillan’s Cave, with its holy well, which at one time was used by smugglers. The village also has a bakery, cafes, restaurants, several craft shops and a fish and chip shop. Pittenweem is a renowned centre for artists and craftsmen, who celebrate their skills during the Arts Festival every August.
Cycling and walking can be enjoyed along the Fife Coastal Path, which gives many opportunities to explore coastal villages and visit the excellent beach that this area is well known for. Historic St. Andrews, the home of golf, is only a short drive away. After a day exploring, relax in the apartment and enjoy the ever changing views with a glass of wine.£61Price per night from
- Ceres, ScotlandThis charming, bijou, terraced cottage with a red pantile roof, dating back to 1780 when it was a weavers cottage, is located in the centre of the historic picturesque village of Ceres. Well Cottage has been thoughtfully furnished for comfort and ease, and is the perfect location for a relaxing retreat for a couple. There are excellent cycling and footpaths from the cottage door and the Fife Folk Museum is across the road, as well as the village green. This conservation village has a good pub and a hotel serving food, tea rooms, an antique shop, a family butchers, village store and the renowned Wemyss Ware Pottery. Scotland’s oldest highland games are held on the last Saturday in June. The picture-postcard East Neuk of Fife with fishing villages and sandy beaches are within easy driving distance, and St Andrews is only seven miles away and well worth a visit. This area is renowned for its golf, with a multitude of excellent courses within easy reach. Trout fishing is available locally (licence required). Edinburgh, Dundee and Perth are all within an hour’s drive. When you return to the cottage after exploring the area, you can sit back with a glass of wine in front of the cosy fire. Golf is also available nearby.£51Price per night from
- 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.£85Price per night from
- Anstruther, ScotlandWith panoramic views over the Firth of Forth and across to Edinburgh, the location of this first floor apartment could not be better for relaxing, unwinding and leaving the stresses of everyday life behind. Forth View is bright with a contemporary feel, and guests will find it comfortable and welcoming.
The living room is spacious and cosy and you can spend hours gazing out of the window and admiring the ever changing sea scape and ships passing. The kitchen/dining room has quality appliances and is well-equipped and leading to a utility room, ideal for storing your buckets and spades. There are two double bedrooms, one overlooking the garden and one with splendid sea views.
Situated just yards from the sandy beach at Kinghorn and on to the Fife Coastal Route, you can spend days exploring the coastline on foot. The local pub, café and shop are within walking distance. This area of Fife is home to some outstanding summer food and arts festivals, and is famous for its golf courses with St Andrews being within driving distance. Scotland’s capital city of Edinburgh is only 26 miles away and you can leave the car behind as the local railway station is only a 2 minutes’ walk and has a regular service into the city. Edinburgh is a vibrant city with bars, restaurants, museums and galleries, ideal for guests wishing to go to one of the many events such as the Fringe festival, Tattoo or visit the ancient castle. With something for everyone to enjoy, this is the ideal location to explore the area and perfect for a romantic break. Beach 200 yards. Shop 150 yards, pub and restaurant 100 yards.£108Price per night from
- 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.£113Price per night from