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Puffin Cottage, Pittenweem, Fife

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This particular part of Scotland offers you a diverse range of activities. Fife is well known for a range of outdoor pursuits; golf on world-famous championship courses, coastal walks, cycling, bird watching, award winning beaches, water sports and sightseeing around the quaint old fishing villages. You are spoilt for choice for things to do! There are boat trips to the Isle of May and a new marina in nearby Anstruther to watch the pleasure boats come and go. In Pittenweem there is an active fishing fleet where the catch is landed daily. It is also the home of the highly popular and widely recognised arts festival which takes place annually.

Other attractions are the local beaches, art galleries, antique and craft shops. On a more practical level the local shops are still around to give you that true village feel; there is a butcher, baker, fish-monger, convenience store, pharmacy and post office all within Pittenweem, as well as pubs and cafes serving food and drink.

Fife is steeped in history and there are many castles, churches and National Trust properties to visit. In Anstruther there is the award winning Fisheries Museum and nearby is Scotland�s Secret Bunker. A short drive takes you to the beautiful old town of St Andrews, "The Home of Golf" and Scotland's oldest university - it is one of the most fascinating towns in Scotland and well worth a visit.

If you are a golfer you will be in paradise playing all the excellent courses nearby, not to mention the famous Old Course in St Andrews. Enjoy a round of golf on the Anstruther course at a very reasonable rate and play �The Rockies�, the par three fifth hole, voted the toughest in Britain in 2007 by one of the leading golf journals. Nearby there are also excellent courses at Elie, Lundin Links and two superb courses at Crail as well as the championship course at Kingsbarns.

  • Sleeps - 4
  • Bedrooms - 2 (1 double, 1 twin)
  • Bathrooms � 1 (with shower over the bath)
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave
  • TV/video/DVD/stereo
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric coal effect fire
  • High chair and cot available
  • Small enclosed rear garden
  • Garden furniture
  • Pets welcome
  • In the centre of the village of Pittenweem
  • St Andrews � 10 miles
  • Edinburgh Airport - 45 miles
  • Stations - Leuchars 14 miles, Kirkcaldy 20 miles
  • Pubs/restaurants � 100 yards
  • Golf course � 1 mile
  • Cycling
  • Coastal walks
  • Fishing
  • Historic harbours
  • Museums
  • Boat trips

Puffin Cottage is a traditional Scottish village cottage situated in the centre of the Fife fishing village of Pittenweem. It is just 200 yards from the active harbour, where you can watch the fishing fleet coming and going.

This self-catering holiday cottage will comfortably sleep 4 and consists of a sitting room where you can relax after a day on the beach, playing golf or sight-seeing, a kitchen with a table for dining, two lovely bedrooms (one twin, one double) and bathroom with shower over the bath. The kitchen is well-equipped with everything you will need for your self-catering holiday.

The cottage has gas central heating and also has an electric feature fire so it is very warm, even in the winter. There is a small enclosed rear garden where you can enjoy relaxing in the sun (Fife is known as the sunniest part of Scotland!) and there is on street parking.

From St Andrews take the B9131 to Anstruther, a distance of nine miles, and on reaching Anstruther turn right at the mini roundabout and join the A917 heading west to Pittenweem, a distance of one mile. Follow the main road through the village and take the turning on the left into South Loan at the West End Bar.

If you are coming from the other direction, from Kirkcaldy take the A915 to Upper Largo, then join the A917 heading along the coast through Elie and St Monans to Pittenweem. Turn down the second road on the right at the West End Bar.

What's included:
Central heating is included in the rental price. All bed linen and towels are provided.
There is a �15 supplement per dog.

Cost and availability.
The cottage is rented out year round.
Change over day is Friday: entry from 4pm, departure by 10am.
Short breaks are available outwith June, July and August.

To book this traditional cottage in the Fife fishing village of Pittenweem, click the enquiry button below and see availability and rental rates.

Puffin Cottage, 10 South Loan, Pittenweem, Fife. KY10 2QB Scotland.

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