Nestled between the Firth of Forth and the Firth of Tay, the picturesque peninsula of Fife is a dream getaway destination. The perfect spot for those looking to escape city life, Fife boasts breathtaking views of the North Sea and majestic backdrops courtesy of the Lomond Hills and Largo Law. This part of Scotland is peppered with quaint fishing villages and cosy Fife holiday cottages set amidst rolling countryside. If you want nothing more than peace and quiet, Fife holiday cottages are the obvious choice of accommodation.
The Fife peninsula is home to more than 200 sleep towns and villages. One of the most enchanting is Cellardyke, a historic fishing port that offers plenty of well-appointed holiday cottages with spectacular sea views. If you're looking for a location with more amenities, book a stay at a Fife holiday cottage in Kilrenny. This small village is part of Fife's East Neuk and dates back to the 9th century. The wider village is part of a conservation area, with many Fife holiday cottages boasting preserved period features. Pittenweem is another superior choice for those looking for a stay to remember. This fishing port is home to an enchanting harbour, while the sheltered beaches are the perfect spot for an evening walk before retiring back to your holiday cottage accommodation at the end of a long day.
Fife isn't short on inspiring attractions. The ruins of St. Andrew's Castle date back to the 13th century, with its gloomy dungeon guaranteed to thrill youngsters. If you're struggling to get little ones inspired by local history, the Deep Sea World aquarium with its underwater tunnel should satisfy everyone. Fife is also a great place for a romantic getaway, with the Swilcan Bridge serving as the perfect place to propose. If you've opted for pet-friendly accommodation in Fife, Aberdour and Lower Largo are two dog-friendly beaches worth investigating if your canine companions need to burn off some steam.