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.
- 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
- 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.£63Price per night from
- 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.£66Price 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
- 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.£98Price per night from
- 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.£111Price per night from
- 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.£82Price per night from
- Anstruther, ScotlandThis semi-detached cottage is based in the fishing village of Pittenweem, Scotland. WiFi. Enclosed garden. St Andrews 10 miles; Cupar 16 miles. Roadside parking£94Price per night from
- Cupar, ScotlandA wondrous single-storey cottage resting on the grounds of Hill of Tarvit Mansion in Cupar, Scotland. Woodburning stove. All-ground-floor. Dog-friendly. St Andrews 9.5 miles; Kirkcaldy 16.2 miles; Perth 25.8 miles.£71Price per night from
- Cupar, ScotlandA delightful ground floor cottage resting within the enchanting grounds of Hill of Tarvit Mansion in Cupar, Scotland. Open fire. Single-storey. Dog-friendly. St Andrews 9.5 miles; Kirkcaldy 16.2 miles; Perth 25.8 miles.£74Price per night from