Looking for somewhere cool to stay in Fife? Here are some suggestions to help you plan your perfect escape to the Kingdom...
Jessica and Andrew welcome you to their four beautifully finished, luxury lodges situated on Bonerbo farm, near to the historic town of St Andrews.. With a private hot tub in each luxury lodge, the dog-friendly coastal retreats offer a perfect romantic hideaway for mini-moons and honeymoons. Or pack the children and the dog to get away from it all with a peaceful family break.
The minute you step into Hawkswood House you know you're somewhere special. Sleeping up to ten people, the owners have taken care to create a sense of privacy, so even when sharing the house with a group of friends you'll always have your own relaxing space to enjoy. Finished to the highest quality, each of the five bedrooms has a luxurious en-suite and there’s every mod con you can think of.
The Roundel is the latest exciting, luxury development at Hawkswood offering a similarly sumptuous and intimate experience. The heart of this fabulous property, which gives it its name, is the magnificent round room which houses a lounge and dining area. To top it off there are amazing views of beautiful Fife countryside.
Catchpenny is a luxury glamping site in the East Neuk providing the excitement of sleeping under canvas with all the comforts of home. Set in an enviable coastal location with panoramic views across the Firth of Forth, Catchpenny offers a collection of eight luxury safari lodges situated between Elie and St Monans. Kick back, relax and enjoy!
If a snowdrop tent or a boat doesn’t take your fancy, then maybe a railway carriage does? Offering a unique experience for visitors, the Old Station near St Andrews is a converted railway carriage with two luxury suites. The deluxe suites are furnished in colonial style and set within the two-acre garden. In addition, the boutique guest house, set within 2 acres, offers six themed rooms including African, Scottish, Oriental and Garden. Certainly different!
Fernie Castle's Treehouse Suite is exactly what it claims to be. This magical, elf-like abode is nestled snugly within the trees offering a fairytale getaway, with beautiful views of the surrounding countryside. Complete with twinkling fairy lights and a swing, the 'ever-after' theme is continued inside with specially designed fableesque wooden furniture and a vast elm bed. The decor in this retreat is suitably mythical too with each octagonal shaped room boasting artistic friezes on the walls. The bathroom being the most striking of these, painted twilight blue with unicorns, fairies and a starry ceiling.
Balmule House has roots and features that stretch back over 500 years yet has a dramatically transformed interior, designed and crafted with every modern convenience. Set amidst 30 acres of wooded grounds just north of Dunfermline, the ancient Capital of Scotland, Balmule House offers luxury accommodation in opulent surroundings. With several stunning reception rooms, beautiful formal gardens and picturesque views in all directions, it’s a perfect weekend getaway.
If you’re looking for a unique self-catering property, then Dairsie Castle is the ideal setting for a family holiday. Set in 9 acres of grounds, the castle became a ruin in the 19th Century, but was bought and rebuilt as a family home in 1992 by the current owner who has restored the castle to its original medieval character. The interior is infused with interesting artworks and sculptures which tells the story behind the castle. The 6 bedrooms all have a character of their own and the large Great Hall, complete with a medieval-sized fire place, is fit for any feast! On the top floor there’s an open Gallery space lined with paintings and antiques, which is perfect for hosting receptions and parties. Or if you just want to relax, there’s a cosy carpeted living room with TV and comfy armchairs.
Cardy Net House is a stunning modern seaside holiday home, set within a beautiful secluded private garden overlooking the sea. Sleeping 12 it’s perfect for a group getaway or special family gathering! The house has a large central living space with an open fire and grand piano, three double rooms, three twin rooms, five bathrooms and a cloakroom. To view images, visit the Cardy House gallery.