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Tay Valley, Perthshire

This is the Rampant Scotland's page of links to a selection of sites offering accommodation ranging from luxury hotels to bed and breakfast in Perth and Kinross and (further down the page) in Fife - click to jump there.

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Individual Locations in Perth and Kinross

Ardoch Cottage, Orchil Castle, near Braco, Perthshire is a luxury self-catering cottage sleeping 6, in a modern, self-contained wing of this Victorian castle on a beautiful, 35-acre, private estate. There are beautiful views over the Ochil hills and wildlife is abundant, including ospreys which fish on the castle's loch. Nearby is the site of the Ardoch Roman fort and Crieff is not far away.

Ardtalnaig Lodge Bed and Breakfast is near Aberfeldy in Perthshire beside Loch Tay opposite Ben Lawers. Many of the central Perthsire tourist attractions are within easy reach including hill walking, Pitlochry theatre and the Crannog Centre near Kenmore. Guest Facilities include 1 x Double/Twin and 1 x Twin room, full cooked or continental breakfast, private scluded garden, parking on site and afternoon tea and cake.

Atholl Arms Hotel is a small three-star hote in Dunkeld, Perthshire built in 1833, with many original features, some dating back to 1844. There is a private seated garden overlooking the River Tay. Warm and inviting log fires in the lounge and bars and a ull restaurant, bar and an open lounge serving food and drinks all day long and into the evening hours. All 17 rooms are en-suite and tastefully decorated in keeping with the character of this fine Georgian building.

Ballathie House in the breathtaking Perthshire countryside near Kinclaven, Perthshire, was previously renowned in its Edwardian heyday as a sporting estate where eminent visitors and royalty were entertained. It was converted to a hotel almost thirty years ago, yet is still essentially a "private" country house. In addition to the link above to the Hotel's own site, there is an Illustrated Feature on Ballathie House Hotel in the "Great Places to Stay" section of Rampant Scotland.

Ballathie Sportsman's Lodge is situated in the grounds of Ballathie House Hotel in Perthshire and provides purpose built holiday accommodation for the fisherman and field sport enthusiast. The Lodge makes the ideal base for fishing, shooting, stalking, hunting or simply enjoying the races at nearby Scone Palace. The Sportsman's Lodge offers self-contained rooms for single or double/twin accommodation plus a wealth of facilities with the sportsman in mind.

Bradyston Farmhouse near Dunkeld in Perthshire is set in a garden a hundred yards from a little-used estate road, so it is quiet and peaceful. There's woodland on one side and fields on the other and distant views to the southern edge of the Grampian Mountains. There are two twin rooms, one with ensuite shower and the other with private bath. Parking on site, residents lounge, full cooked breakfast.

Brae House Bed & Breakfast is a detached, modern villa on the western edge of the picturesque town of Aberfeldy in the heart of Perthshire, a short walk from a wide choice of shops, galleries, cafes and restaurants. The property is set in an elevated position, with panoramic views over the River Tay and the mountains beyond. There are two guest rooms on the first floor which are light and spacious, with en-suite shower and bathroom facilities and toiletries. Both bedrooms have luxurious, comfortable, super king-size beds, becoming singles if required. There are flat screen LCD televisions with integrated DVD players and clock radios with i-Pod docks, wifi, hair dryers, mineral water, tea and coffee facilities. There is a garden, resdidents lounge and full cooked brteakfast served in a light and airy morning room or outside on the decking in good weather.

Cloag Farm Cottages are three family-run farm cottages with panoramic southerly views, ample parking and are surrounded by lawns, with mature woodland as a backdrop. They are located seven miles west of Perth, just north of Methven Village on the A85, and are ideally positioned for exploring Perthshire with its legacy of castles and historic sites - and 37 golf courses within the county itself.

Craigatin House & Courtyard, Pitlochry in Pitlochry Craigatin House is a warm and comfortable home from home, with fourteen well designed, smart and contemporary bedrooms, each one distinctive in size, layout, and colour scheme. There are leather sofas, cotton sheets, pine and dark wood furniture. There is a timber and glass chalet-style Conservatory extension with a breakfast room and spacious lounge. This overlooks a pretty flower garden with monkey puzzle tree, neat lawn and patio. Breakfast menu includes choices ranging from porridge with a dram of whisky, fresh fruit and croissants to pancakes with bacon, full Scottish and superlative omelettes, including creamy smoked haddock.

Crieff Hydro in Perthshire is a family orientated hotel is situated on its own estate. Crieff provide a variety of indoor and outdoor activities including swimming, golf, horse riding, off road driving, quad biking, cinema. Guests can stay in the four star hotel or in the new luxury self catering lodges and cottages.

Dall Lodge in Killin, Perthshire, overlooks the River Lochay, which flows into Loch Tay on the north side of the village. The web site has lots of photos of the hotel and its scenic location.

Denfield House provides bed and breakfast at Trinity Gask, Auchterarder in Perthshire. Breakfast, using fresh local produce, is served in the dining/kitchen with spectacular views over the Strathearn Valley to the Ochil Hills. Guests are invited to make use of the family drawing-room to relax and there is patio furniture in the garden to enjoy the magnificent sunsets. There are numerous excellent golf courses within a few miles, including the Championship courses at Gleneagles, the venue for the 2014 Ryder Cup in September. There is an excellent Farmers' Market in Perth each month, the first of its kind in the country. Crieff Hydro Hotel with its excellent facilities for non-residents is only 6 miles away. Scotland's only 2 Star Michelin Restaurant (Andrew Fairlie) is in Gleneagles Hotel. There are several excellent eateries in Auchterarder, Crieff and Perth. Within a short walk of Denfield is the most northerly Roman Road in the UK, and the remains of several Roman Signal Stations. Guest Facilities include 1 x Double, 1 x Twin, 1 x Single room, full cooked or continental breakfast, evening meals, sitting room, garden, parking on site, luggage storage, guests get own house keys, dogs welcome by arrangement and Wifi.

Dunalastair Hotel Suites in the heart of Kinloch Rannoch, Perthshire, was originally built as an inn soon after the Battle of Culloden by the returning soldiers but is now an independent and individually designed hotel set in the heart of Kinloch Rannoch. It offers 32 luxury suites along with a licensed Bar. Established as a boutique hotel with elegant and quality facilities, it offer visitors to Rannoch and Highland Perthshire a home away from home Scottish break.

East Haugh House Pitlochry, Perthshire was built originally some 350 years ago and is a turreted stone house set in 2 acres of gardens. There are 13 individually designed bedrooms, 2 being 4 poster bedded rooms, plus the "Bothy", immediately beside the Hotel, offering 5 ensuite bedrooms. The food in the restaurant is prepared from fresh local produce and won a Macallan Taste of Scotland Food award.

East Lodge Cottage is a three-bedroomed, self-catering cottage in a secluded position overlooking the River Ardle near Pitlochry, Perthshire. It was originally built as a two-roomed gate house for Kindrogan Estate and dates from the early 19th Century. Recently extended to include a large lounge, there is a log burning stove, and master bedroom with en-suite shower-room and breakfasting balcony.

Fernbank House is spacious and decorated to a high standard. All rooms (2 x Double, 1 x Double/Twin, 1 x Twin) have en-suite facilities as well as T.V, hair dryer, welcome tray and free Wi~Fi. Fernbank is a short walk from local Restaurants, pubs and golf course. Drying facilities and secure cycle storage are available. The owners also have an Award winning butcher's shop Macdonald Bros. Ltd, in Pitlochry, which supplies speciality sausages, black pudding and haggis for full cooked breakfast. There is a sitting room, garden, parking on site.

The Four Seasons Hotel is situated in St Fillans on the banks of the Loch Earn in Perthshire. Originally built in the early 1800's it has been extended over the years to a comfortable hotel with a number of individual sitting rooms, twelve bedrooms, and six chalets. For those who prefer to be more secluded, there are six chalets on the wooded hillside behind the hotel; all have a bunkroom, making them ideal for family use.

Glebe House in Dunning, Perthshire boasts a history from 1862 as the manse for St. Serf's Church in the village. The owners welcome you to share their newly renovated historic manse in the heart of the village with its lovely secluded garden. This is ideal for a stay in Perthsire and you enjoy relaxing in your own exclusive, private lounge at any time during your stay or having tea on the patio with the sound of running water and birdsong. There are two luxurious suites, each of which includes a boutique style double bedroom, luxury en-suite bathroom or shower room and a beautifully designed private lounge. Complimentary refreshment and home-made snacks are provided and there is a fabulous breakfast, served in the lovely dining room. The food is freshly made, based around local or home grown produce. If you prefer, you may have a continental breakfast served in your private lounge. Dunning is only a short distance from Perthshire towns and central for trips to Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Gleneagles Hotel and country club in Perthshire provides the expected high quality information as would be expected from a five-star establishment.

The luxury self catering lodge in the heart of Glengoulandie Country Park a few miles north of Taymouth and Loch Tay, Perthshire is situated on the edge of a beautiful highland lochan and is part of an exclusive 16 unit development which has been built and furnished to an exceptionally high standard. There's oak flooring with underfloor heating and three very spacious bedrooms all with fitted wardrobes and luxury en suites and a master bedroom with its own French doors leading to a waterside balcony.

Grenich Steading on ehe edge of Tay Forest Park, Strthtummel, west of Pitlochry, Perthshire, is a conversion of an earlier farm building dating from the 19th century, situated above picturesque Loch Tummel. Guests have their own private sitting room and entrance and are welcome to use the extensive garden and south facing patio looking on to the hills. Accommodation comprises a twin and a double room. These are only booked for the same party, as the bathroom is shared by the two rooms. Either bed and breakfast or self-catering (for a minimum of a week) is available. Children over 8 and pets by arrangement. Evening meals are available at the Loch Tummel Inn five minutes away. The area is ideal for walkers and wildlife enthusiasts and there are 11 outstanding gardens and 3 distilleries to visit in the area. Pitlochry Festival Theatre and Pitlochry itself are within 20 minutes drive, while Blair Castle at Blair Atholl and the House of Bruar (known locally as the Harrods of the north) are 14 miles away. Parking on site, residents lounge, Continental or full cooked breakfast.

The Hay Loft in Killiecrankie, Perthshire is part of a new barn conversion that offers unique Bed and Breakfast accommodation. TIt has its own private entrance and garden area, A spacious double room with vintage furniture, luxurious, handwoven tweed furnishings and an en suite with walk in shower. Blair Castle, The House of Bruar and Pitlochry Festival Theatre are all within 15 minutes drive, Edinburgh one and a half hours. The Hay Loft is not suitable for children. Minimum two night stay at weekends. Guest facilities include 1 x Double room, continental breakfast, garden, parking on site, guests get own house keys, Wifi.

Highland Heather Lodges offer well appointed Scottish log cabins for both long and short stay self-catering holiday accommodation, in the heart of Perthshire, Scotland within easy walking distance of Comrie, a few miles from Crieff. Stylishly constructed from natural timber and stone by local craftsmen these new architect-designed log cabins, with hot tubs & BBQ's the lodges lie in the beautiful valley of Strathearn on the Highland Line which divides the Scottish Lowlands from the Highlands and are at the gateway to the magnificent scenery of the Trossachs and the Loch Lomond National Park. The owners can arrange salmon and trout fishing and the use of the Crieff Hydro leisure facilities on request.

Letter Farm is a bed and breakfast situated at the end of the Lunan Valley, three miles east of the historic cathedral town of Dunkeld in beautiful Perthshire and nestling between Butterstone Loch and Loch of the Lowes. This comfortable 4 star gold farmhouse with king-size beds in TV-free, en-suite rooms, has a log fire in the guest lounge and good home baking. The family-run stock farm is next to the Loch of Lowes Wildlife Reserve, home to ospreys, otters and other wildlife. Children from the age of 10 welcomed. Guest facilities include 1 x double, 1 x twin and 1 x family rooms, Full cooked or continental breakfast sitting room, garden, parking on site, Guests get own house keys, king size room avaialble.

Malmaison Dundee is one of a chain formed in 1994, named after the Ch‚teau de Malmaison on the outskirts of Paris. Their premise is "Hotels that dare to be different" and so each location is individually designed with sumptuous accommodation and daring touches.

Mansio five-star self-catering accommodation in Crieff, Perthshire, consists of newly renovated luxury holiday apartments combining all the luxury of a boutique hotel with the freedom of your own personal holiday accommodation. The apartments are within easy walking distance of the town centre, where you can enjoy shopping and eating out in the many local restaurants in the historic holiday town of Crieff, on the edge of the Scottish Highlands.

Milton Cottage offers B&B "with a difference" in the heart of Highland Perthshire, just north of Dalguise between Dunkeld and Aberfeldy with Pitlochry close by. Surrounded by a 13 acre field of parkland, the house was once a keeper's cottage on the Dalguise Estate which has been extended and modernised. You are welcomed to Milton Cottage by a keen cook who will make your stay a special one.

Morrison's Holiday Homes provide self-catering holiday accommodation in the Old Dairy Cottage, in the Royal Burgh of Auchterarder, Perthshire. The cottage (which dates back to 1709), has spacious upstairs and downstairs units which can be let separately or combined. Each is capable of sleeping six people. The Old Dairy Cottage has been in the same family since the 1920s and is very spacious, very well equipped, very comfortable and warm. The Web site includes helpful information on local events, attractions and golf courses as well as travel information.

Moulin Hotel is sited in the village square of Moulin, an ancient Scottish waypoint, just 3/4 of a mile from the town of Pitlochry, Perthshire. It has 17 bedrooms with en suite facilities with a restaurant, residents'lounge and a lounge bar (which overlooks the garden and Moulin Burn).

Old Stables in Alyth, Perthshire provides bed & breakfast in a converted 19th century building with timber-lined ceiling and wood-burning fire set in spacious enclosed gardens. Old Stables has been elected for the Glenturret / Perthshire Tourism Awards twice since 1995 and is rated four star by the Scottish Tourist Board. There is full central heating, double glazing, constant hot water and a relaxing sauna.

Pitcullen Guest House is just north of Perth, 5 minutes drive from Scone Palace and Perth Race Course. Accommodation consists of two double rooms with ensuite shower, two family rooms (each catering for up to four adults) with ensuite shower or private bath and a twin room with ensuite shower and a double room with ensuite shower. Facilities include electric blankets plus flatscreen TV, mini fridge with complimentary bottled water & soft drinks, blackout blind, tea/coffee making facilities, carafe of filtered water & hairdryer. There is free Wi-Fi in all guest rooms, parking is on site, residents lounge, full cooked or continental breakfast.

Ptarmigan House is a Scottish Tourist Board Three-Star guest house created from a 19th century shooting lodge in Blair Atholl, a mile from Blair Castle, Perthshire. There is also self catering accommodation in a separate house that sleeps up to ten.

Riverview Cottage provides self-catering in the rural Scottish Perthshire village of Kirkmichael, twelve miles from Pitlochry, with a south facing garden stretching down to a picnic table and River Ardle - trout fishing from the garden is also included! The traditional terraced cottage has been refurbished but retains many of its original features.

Royal Dunkeld Hotel, Perthshire, is an excellent example of a mid-priced hotel, set in a beautiful part of Scotland, where the best traditions of Scottish hospitality are being maintained. See also the extended, illustrated review at Great Places to Stay on the Rampant Scotland site.

The Royal Hotel in Comrie, Perthshire is a 17th century coaching house Hotel in Strathearn. It's name was bestowed by Queen Victoria and the hotel was restored by its owners in 1996 with the aim of creating "a beautiful, intimate, small, luxury hotel". They have 11 bedrooms, and a self catering town house, along with a rosette awarded restaurant. Family run, the hotel has a good repuation for a warm Scottish welcome from the staff, along with a stylish decor. Guests are able to relax in the walled garden in the summer, or in front of an open log fire with a wee dram (selected from over 100 malts) in the cooler months!

Self Catering Scotland offers accommodation in Heather Lodge in Blairgowrie, Perthshire in a substantial Victorian merchant's house (dating back to 1850), conveniently situated in a peaceful location within easy walking distance of the town centre. A A self contained wing is available for letting and sleeps 2/4 people.

Stronvar House , Balquhidder, Perthshire, not only provides accommodation but the Web pages describe a collection of items of yesteryear in a bygones museum and provide a Rob Roy FAQ (the hotel is in McGregor country).

Tormaukin Hotel in Glendevon, Perthshire, is near Dollar in Clackmannanshire. All eleven rooms were extensively refurbished in January 2011 and each has satellite flat screen TV and complimentary wi-fi is available throughout the hotel. Complimentary tea and coffee making facilities are provided as well as luxury toiletries. Each of the rooms has en-suite facilities with bath and/or shower. There is a mixture of single, twin and double rooms and a few of the rooms are large enough to accommodate families of four.

Wester Caputh Independent Hostel is an independent hostel in rural Highland Perthshire offering an intimate andlow cost base for things to do and see in the heart of Scotland. There are various bed options for individuals, couples, families and groups. Fully self catering with three lounge areas.

Woodlea Hotel in York Place in Perth on the edge of the city centre, was once the manse of the adjacent church building. It is a small family-run establishment with comfortable accommodation and a reputation for High Teas. There is a comfortable residents lounge with a fully-stocked bar. There are 9 double/twin rooms ensuite, with 5 located on ground floor plus 2 singles (one ensuite) and a family room (which sleeps up to four). All rooms have complimentary tea/coffee tray, hair dryer, ironing board, in-house telephone.

Individual Locations in Fife

Abbotshill House on the North East Fife/Perthshire border on the edge of Newburgh, is an imposing, period property (circa 1843) offering four-star self-catering, holiday accommodation for up to eight people in four bedrooms. All have a colour television plus video or DVD, drinks cooler, hair dryer and a teasmaid. There are magnificent views over Newburgh, to the Carse of Gowrie, and the Sidlaw Hills beyond.

Aberdour Hotel is a family-run Hotel situated in one of Fife's picturesque coastal villages. It specialises in traditional cooking and real ales. In the days before railways and the motor car, it was a staging-post for stage coaches and so has a courtyard and stable block. Although the buildings date back to the 17th century, all the recently refurbished sixteen bedrooms have ensuite facilities.

Backmarch House is a former Georgian farmhouse built in 1829 which has been renovated to provide quality bed and breakfast accommodation in central Rosyth in Fife (just over the Forth Bridges and not far from Edinburgh. AA and Scottish Tourist Board 4-star rating.

Balbirnie House Hotel, Markinch, Fife is a listed Grade 'A' Georgian country house dating from 1777 in a 416-acre estate and country park landscaped in the style of Capability Brown which includes specimen trees, a collection of rhododendrons, manicured lawns, picturesque flowering borders and trimmed yew hedges. The Scottish Tourist Board has awarded has 5 Crowns Deluxe and the hotel won the 1995 Regional Hotel of the Year award and the 1996 Macallan/Taste of Scotland Hotel of the Year Award.

The Bank has one of the finest views in Anstruther in Fife and is a family run hotel with quality and service in mind. It has eight en-suite guest rooms that can be converted into singles, twins, doubles and we have one family room sleeping two adults and two children in adjoining bedrooms. Large Screen Tvís, Hospitality Trays, complimentary Shortbread & Mineral Water, Hair Dryers, room Safes & Fridges. Breakfast is included in the price. A large mature gardens is surrounded with substantial stone walls for privacy. The beer garden is open when weather permits and offers a childrens play area. Bar Lunch and Bar Supper menu, or a drink from a large selection of real ales, draught beers, wines and spirits. Front rooms overlook a busy road bur rear-facing rooms much quieter - and better views!

Brook Queensferry Hotel in North Queensferry, Fife, has panoramic views across the Firth of Forth and the Forth Rail Bridge. It has 77 spacious rooms with free Wi-Fi and a modern bar. There is ample free parking on site. The modern en suite rooms at Brook Queensferry Hotel feature satellite TV and tea/coffee facilities. North Shore Restaurant serves a menu of both international and traditional dishes, using fresh, local produce. Edinburgh Airport is only 9 miles away.

Castaway Cottage - where it always feels like Friday! A traditional Self-Catering Cottage on the beach in Lower Largo, a resort village in the East Neuk of Fife, not far from St Andrews. This stone built cottage built in 1809 has been converted and extended and has spectacular views as far as the Firth of Forth, with a private walled patio area which fronts onto the beach.

Cluny Cottage is a self-catering holiday cottage in the seaside resort of Lower Largo in the East Neuk of Fife. There is accommodation for up to 6 guests in 3 bedrooms. Lower Largo was was once a busy port and the home of Alexander Selkirk, the real-life character who inspired the story of Robinson Crusoe. The beach, the local pub and the village shop are all less than 500 metres from the cottage.

Dunclutha Guest House in Leven, Fife, was originally the Rectory for the nearby Scottish Episcopal Church and was solidly built over 100 years ago and recently refurbished. All rooms are equipped with a radio, hair dryer and a colour freeview television. There is:- One double, one twin and one family bedroom (sleeps 3-4), all en-suite, with showers and one family room (sleeps 2-3) with private bathroom. A cot is available and clothes drying facilities. Facilities include parking on site, garden, residents lounge, full cooked breakfast

Elie Cottage has luxury self catering accommodation in this East Neuk of Fife fishing village. This holiday cottage is set just back off the award-winning Blue Flag beach and is just a short drive from the St Andrews. The cottage has recently been refurbished and extended to an extremely high standard and Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms. The cottage is over 150 years old and has a safe and secluded private back garden making it an ideal base for families.

Fionn is a ground floor flat on the Main Street of Lower Largo in Fife right on the beach - and almost in the sea. You can hear it as you visit the Web site...

Halfway House is a 3-star hotel just 10 minutes from Dunfermline town centre. It has 8 rooms and offers freshly cooked breakfasts and free Wi-Fi in reception. Its fully licensed restaurant offers a wide range of freshly cooked dishes, a licensed bar and a lounge for relaxing. The motorway network is easily accessible, as is Queen Margaret Train Station for visiting the Kingdom of Fife.

The Inn at Lathones is a 400 year old coaching inn is situated just 5 miles from the famous golfing town of St Andrews, Fife. Their chef won the Scottish finals of the Minotel Chef of the Year competition and the bar has real ale and a good selection of whiskies.

King Malcolm Hotel is located on Queensferry Road, a five-minute drive from Dunfermline. This 4-star hotel has 48 rooms each well-equipped with bathroom with a bath, a shower and a hairdryer and offer tea/coffee making facilities. The King Malcolm offers Scottish cuisine as well as a terrace, 2 bars, free Wi-Fi and free parking. The Richmond's Restaurant and Conservatory Bar offers a Scottish menu, while the Canmore Vaults Lounge Bar offers bar snacks and regular entertainment.

Kingswood Hotel on the outskirts of Burntisland in Fife, nestles in over 2 acres of gardens and woodland with panoramic views of the Firth of Forth to Edinburgh. Built circa 1850 by the Johnstone family, sugar planters from Jamaica, the Kingswood remained a private residence until around 1930. Rankin and Kathryn Bell have personally managed it as a hotel since 1986.

Kirklands House and Garden in the village of Saline, Fife is set in 2 acres of stunning gardens created over the last 26 years and 20 acres of naturally regenerating woodland. The Bed and Breakfast accommodation has every convenience to hand and will appeal not just to garden lovers, with views of the Ochil Hills and access to the attractions of the Kingdom of Fife and beyond.

3 Maclean Walk, Dunfermline, Fife is a self-contained studio apartment, conveniently located in a quiet residential area of Dunfermline. Ideally situated for exploring Dunfermline, Edinburgh, central Scotland and beyond... The flat is suitable for two people, however on request a folding single bed is available for a third occupant.

Morton of Pitmilly has ten self-catering cottages at Kingsbarns, St Andrews, Fife, equipped with a heated indoor pool and sauna, a fitness room, games room, putting green, golf practice and football areas, as well as a two mile long nature/jogging trail, a children's play area, tennis court, TV sports channels, video library and steamroom.

Northcliff, overlooking the South Fife fishing village of North Queensferry, is an early 19th century mansion and two cottages set in 5 hectares of private woodland. There are eight fully equipped, self contained apartments or cottages for both short and long lets.

Old Manor Country House Hotel is a 4-star hotel in the village of Lundin Links, near St Andrews, Fife. It was built in the mid-19th Century as a private residence and was converted to a hotel in 1951 and has been extended and refurbished over the last few years. It is highly regarded for its high standard of dining (Aithernie Restaurant and the informal Coachman's Bistro), banqueting (Lundie and Largo suite) and corporate facilities. There are en-suite rooms including three four-poster bedrooms, most with sea views and several with balconies.

Orocco Pier boutique hotel on High Street North Queensferry, Fife has 17 rooms and 3 levels of outside decking which makes the most of its waterside setting. The hotel has a choice of bar areas, stylish restaurant and adaptable event space, creating a contemporary, chic atmosphere. Bedrooms are welcoming and modern.

Pinewood Country House near St Andrews in Fife is a family run, traditional Scottish 4-star Guest House set in its own grounds, in a rural setting providing food using fresh local produce. This Edwardian home still retains many of its original Art & Craft features including the wooden staircase and open fireplaces. Located just 10 minutes drive from St Andrews and benefiting from plenty of parking, there are 6 en-suite bedrooms of various sizes. Whether you are looking for a double, twin or family room they are are happy to accommodate. As well as being near to St Andrews it is also a stone's throw away from Tentsmuir Forest and Kinshaldy Beach, a local nature reserve and a 10 minute drive from the Tay Bridge meaning that Dundee and beyond is very accessible. Leuchars Train station is nearby. All bedrooms benefit from TV/DVD/Freeview, the welcome tray is replenished daily and there is free wifi and complimentary Scottish Fine Soap toiletries in all the en suite bathrooms. Guest Facilities include 2 x Double, 3 x Twin and 1 x Family rooms, full cooked breakfast, sitting room, garden, parking on site, housekeeper, luggage storage, uests get own house keys, afternoon tea and cake; King Size Room available.

Pitbauchlie House is a thre-star hotel located on Aberdour Road, Dunfermline. Set in 3 acres of woodland and landscaped gardens, this former country style house has been transformed into a modern hotel with sophisticated facilities including 3 bars, an a la carte restaurant and bistro plus excellent conference and banqueting facilities. Each luxurious guest room is individually furnished.

Pitcairlie Leisure two miles from Auchtermuchty, on the Perthshire/Fife border, provides self-catering holidays at a 16th century mansion within a 120 acre estate of woods, streams, parklands, and two ornamental lakes.

Riverside Cabins are self catering cabins set on the wooded bank of the River Earn 3 miles from the pretty village of Comrie, Perthshire. The self catering Cabins are fully equipped with heating in all rooms, satellite colour television, video player, radio and CD player. The Kitchen has an oven and hob, microwave oven, dishwasher, fridge/freezer toaster, kettle, iron and all the tableware, pots and pans, crockery and cutlery needed. A washing machine and tumble dryer are provided for your use and there are many videos and books also available. Doors open from the sitting room onto a deck area overlooking the River Earn.

Rufflets Country House Hotel, St Andrews, Fife, is one of the oldest established Country House Hotels in Scotland. It is a luxury 5 Star Hotel offering a traditional Scottish Country house experience, set within 10 acres of beautiful gardens. Rufflets is recognised as one of the premier venues for golfers, visiting St. Andrews, the Home of Golf. In addition to the link above to the Hotel's own site, there is an Illustrated Feature on Rufflets in the "Great Places to Stay" section of Rampant Scotland.

St Andrews Self Catering has a number of properties in the "home of golf" in central locations less than 5 minutes walk from the famous old course. The "Haven" and "The Keep" are spacious and can cater for larger groups of up to 10 people while The "Dunes" sleeps up to 6. The Web site has useful links to tourist attractions within reach of St Andrews.

Strathtyrum Country House is situated on its own estate opposite the famous Old Course at St Andrews, Fife. It is an exclusive luxury Country House retreat offering luxury 5 Star serviced accommodation for golf vacations, wedding receptions, corporate meetings, family gatherings and private parties. Strathtyrum was built in 1782 for the Cheape Family and is still owned by them today. The Web site has a photo tour.

Vicarsford Lodge Bed and Breakfast is in St. Michaels, by Leuchars, a few miles from St. Andrews. Situated in an area literally surrounded by golf courses, peaceful beaches and charming places to eat. Relax and watch the world go by in the Resident's Lounge. Accommodation Comprises: 1 Double Bedroom bath/shower en-suite, 2 Twin Bedrooms bath/shower en-suite, Evening meals by arrangement, Tea and coffee making facilities, hairdryers, sky television, laundry service available, secure parking and storage for golf equipment. Guest facilities also include sitting room and full cooked breakfast.

For Rampant Scotland's links to sites offering accommodation ranging from 5-star hotels to camp sites in other areas of Scotland or for a page with all the links see the map on the overall Accommodation Index.

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