National Trust for Scotland
The National Trust for Scotland has a number of distinguished properties in Fife, which are open to the public and within easy distance from our cottage.
Falkland Palace: in the village of Falkland (11 miles to the north) was a favourite of the Stuart family and was home to Mary, Queen of Scots'. parts date from James IV (1501 - 1541) and has been restored back to its original state and includes beautiful gardens and Real Tennis court, built in 1539 and still hosting international championships.
Hill of Tarvit Mansion House & Gardens: (2 miles South of Cupar) was rebuilt by Sir Robert Lorimer in 1906, it has a superb collection of furniture, Chinese porcelain and Paintings plus a wonderful gardens.
Kellie Castle & Garden: (3 miles north of Pittenweem) This Superb castle dates from 1360 and restored by the Lorimer family. the late Victorian garden houses a selection of old-fashioned roses and herbaceous plants.
The Royal Burgh of Culross - Palace: (12 miles west of the Forth Bridge) Go back to the 16th and 17th century and walk along the old buildings and cobbled streets. Explore the beautiful refurbished Palace and gardens dating from 1597.
During your stay, we can arrange for you to become members of the National Trust for Scotland. Please ask us for more information or visit The National Trust for Scotland web site at www.nts.org.uk.