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Spinkstown Farmhouse



Spinkstown Farmhouse

St Andrews

KY16 8PN

Fife


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Price Range: £32 - £40


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Anne Duncan


Phone: +44 (0)7791 998236


A warm welcome and superb hospitality await you from Mrs Anne Duncan at Spinkstown Farmhouse only 2 miles from St.Andrews on the picturesque A917 coast road to Crail. Spinkstown is a uniquely designed farmhouse with views of the sea and surrounding countryside with an abundance of wildlife.

Inside the house is bright and spacious, it is furnished to a high standard. Accommodation consists of double and twin rooms, all ensuite with bath and shower, tea/coffee facilities and television. After a busy day sightseeing or playing golf relax in the lounge, do a jigsaw, watch a video read a book, play the piano or have forty winks! A dining room where a substantial farmhouse breakfast is served around the communal table to set you up for the day.

The famous old course, historic St.Andrews, East Neuk fishing villages, several National Trust properties are all within easy reach, as well as swimming, tennis and bowls at Kinburn Park, putting at the East Sands and on to the notorious himalayas, horse riding, country parks, nature reserves at Vane Farm and the Island of May, beaches and coastal walks.
Plenty of easy parking available lots of very good in-expensive eating places in the area also a new hotel has been built within walking distance where golf and food are available.



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Things to see and do in Fife

Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum
Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum

When Louise, Andrew Carnegies wife, founded the museum she did so in the hope that it would prove an inspiration to generations to come. To honour her intention, the Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum has been completely refurbished. Voiceovers, weaving demonstrations, interactive displays, temporary exhibitions, improved cafe and museum shop and a unique space have all been added to ensure that the museum is a fascinating and informative place to visit. Come along and find out about life in 19th century Dunfermline and what it was like to emigrate to America with just a few possessions. Discover how Andrew Carnegie became the richest man in the world and father of modern philanthropy.


Cambo Estate Gardens
Cambo Estate Gardens

Enjoy historic Scottish accommodation near St Andrews within sight of Kingsbarns Golf Links and the sea. Unmatched tranquillity and character in bed & breakfast, self catering or serviced apartments. For a single traveller, a romantic weekend, family holiday, golfing party or that significant reunion in Scotland. There is a unique quality about Cambo, home to the Erskine Family since 1688, that entices guests back year after year. Their impressive Victorian mansion house, built in 1881, lies at the heart of a 1200 acre estate in one of the most unspoiled areas of Scotland.


Dunfermline Abbey
Dunfermline Abbey

The Abbey, whose foundation goes back to 1072, was built by King David I of Scotland in honour of his mother the saintly Queen Margaret.Over the centuries since that time the Abbey has exerted a profound Christian influence and, in these present days, the Abbey Church of Dunfermline continues to witness to the Christian Faith in its worship services, and varied organisational life.


Falkland Palace
Falkland Palace

A once favoured place of retreat and leisure for the Stuart Kings and Queens of Scotland, including Mary Queen of Scots. Beautiful garden with large collection of scented early summer blooms 17th century Flemish tapestries, and portraits of the Stuart Kings and Queens The only Royal Palace in the care of the National Trust for Scotland, Falkland Palace is an impressive Renaissance building set in the heart of the town at the foot of the Lomond Hills. Built by James IV and James V between 1450 and 1541 the Palace was a country residence of the Stuart monarchs of Scotland for over 200 years. Lush green lawns, colourful herbaceous borders and many unusual shrubs and trees complete the setting for this memorable property.


Kellie Castle and Garden
Kellie Castle and Garden

An ancient, and reputedly haunted, Scottish Castle with enchanting walled garden, woodland and meadow walks, Scottish furniture designed by Sir Robert Lorimer, beautiful painted panelling fine plasterwork ceilings from the 17th century, and an exhibition on the life and work of Scottish Sculptor Hew Lorimer. Extensive views of the Firth of Forth and the Bass Rock. There is an organic walled garden with fresh produce available to buy.


St Andrews Castle
St Andrews Castle

On a headland to the north of St Andrews stand the ruins of the city’s castle, the main residence of the bishops and archbishops of St Andrews – the focal point of the Church in Medieval Scotland. Today, a siege mine and counter-mine can be explored, and the ‘bottle dungeon’ viewed. Visitor centre with exhibition. The shop features a range of local products made in Fife.


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