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Kirkcaldy hotelVisit Salmon Cottage to experience Fife's beaches with dramatic sky's full of vibrant colours. The mild Fife coast attracts rare migrant birds traveling south on stopover from the northern continent.

And with many famous city attractions just a short way away you can combine the serenity of the sheltered coast with the buzz and glamour of Edinburgh where there is always something interesting & welcoming to enjoy.

We can arrange personal climbing and walking trips with experienced qualified instructors to suit any skill level. Beginners most welcome - please ask for details.

Salmon Cottage Accommodation

Commended by The Scottish Tourist Board's inspectors for: cleanliness, decoration and furnishings in the bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchen and public areas, awarding us an overall '5 star' standard. We strive for continued success with the house to ensure it will remain a popular place to visit.

Salmon Cottage gives a contemporary look to an otherwise traditional sea front, a lovely property in a super setting.

A second floor has been added to this ancient salmon fishers bothy to create exceptional views across the bay towards Inchkieth Island, the Bass rock and the historic city of Edinburgh. Just a few steps from the patios of this detached house will take you straight on to the clean, gently sloping sandy beach.

There are no busy roads to cross therefore making it completely safe for the children to enjoy the beach and the foreshore.

Boats are a prominent feature around the seafront and you can watch a great variety of large or small vessels regularly sailing by. Telescope and binoculars along with a wide array of personal luxury items provided will ensure your enjoyment of this modern house on the beach.

Salmon Cottage is located in a quiet harbour overlooking a sheltered, sandy gently sloping beach. This very modern property has been designed and totally transformed in a contemporary style by local architects to capture the stunning views across the bay towards Edinburgh, and with fine 18 hole golf courses within walking distance it features all the stylish conveniences that a modern traveler would require to enjoy a memorable vacation in a tranquil location by the sea.

Fife is the ancient home of golf and the nearby villages have two fine 18 courses within walking distance of Salmon Cottage and there are many more famous courses within easy driving distance, including the Royal and Ancient St Andrews and Kingsbarn courses.

The Fife Coastal Path can be accessed from Salmon cottage from where you can enjoy short strolls or longer walks, or cycle the full coastal path from the famous Forth bridges all the way round the coastline to St Andrews and beyond.

If you are very lucky you may catch sight of the huge sea eagles that have recently been re-introduced from their secret breeding grounds nearby. The nearby conservation area has been set aside as a site of scientific interest because of the extensive range of wildlife and delicate flora and fauna that exists all along the Fife coast.

Many different varieties of sea and wading birds inhabit this coast where seals & dolphins are regularly seen swimming offshore.

Kinghorn has it's own small railway station and if off peak you can travel by train stress free across the famous Forth railway bridge straight into the heart of Edinburgh where you can visit the ancient Castle and churches, Edinburgh Zoo, Sir Walter Scott's Monument, the Scottish Parliament Buildings, the newly refurbished national museum of Scotland or take in a show at the famous Edinburgh Festival or Tattoo.

You can shop around on Princess Street and take in the sights of the Royal Mile or just chill out and enjoy the many trendy bars, cafes and restaurants without the hassle of driving the car for the day.

It's a great day out and you'll arrive back at Salmon Cottage where you can relax and enjoy a barbeque on the sea front and all weather patios to enjoy the sound of the waves breaking gently on the shore just a few feet away. The secluded all weather patio has evening lanterns, comfortable seating and many extras for your entertainment.

Salmon Cottage nestles down at the natural harbor in the sleepy village of Kinghorn on Fife's east coast. A few short steps from the cottage door will take you to the beach and onto the sea shore of the magnificent Firth of Forth.

Adventurous sailors might like to visit Inchkieth Island for fishing trips, picnics or just to explore this rugged island once known as the "Island of Horses".

Now that the industries have long since gone from the area and times are quieter the old town and shoreline have been declared a conservation area and designated a site of important scientific interest for watching and studying the rich and varied wildlife.

Seals, porpoise and many different sea birds including Eider ducks, Guillemots, razorbills, Great Kites and Gannets inhabit the area and rare flora and fauna are to be found all along the Fife coastal path route.

The parish church with its large Venetian window is a short stroll from the cottage and the ancient ruins and old stones that lie within the court yard were first mentioned in an ancient charter that dates from 1232.

The nearby King Alexander 3rd of Scotland Memorial tells how, one dark and stormy night in 1286 the King's horse was separated from his companions and he plunged to his death from the cliffs above while riding to be with his young bride.

Kinghorn and the surrounding areas are steeped in history and folklore and tales abound of Viking, Danish and Norwegian raids on Scotland's East coast. Viking remains were unearthed when the RNLI lifeboat station was built nearby.

Kinghorn has its own 18 hole course Within walking distance from the cottage and the Royal & Ancient St. Andrews course is only short distance up the coast. There is a further twenty plus 18 hole courses to choose from in the surrounding areas.

We can arrange climbing and walking trips of various levels with experienced and qualified instructors - From a few hours to all day excursions planned and designed to your own level of skill - Beginners especially welcome to test their endurance and discover the beauty of the Scottish countryside - Please feel free to enquire.

Golfing ,snorkeling, fishing, bird watching, sailing and wind surfing, are all common activities all along the Fife coast. Walk or cycle the well sign posted Fife coastal path route, plan short or long routes along the coastal path to the Forth bridges or right round the coast to St. Andrews and beyond.

Getting there from the Information Centre:

From Kirkcaldy - Fife follow A921 to Kinghorn/Burntisland Road.

Getting There by Car:
From Forth Bridge M9 follow the A921 Fife coastal tourist route to Dalgetty bay, Aberdour, Burntisland Kinghorn, Kirkcaldy.

Getting There by Railway:
Kinghorn has it's own small railway station within easy walking distance of Salmon cottage and it's part of the 'Fife Loop' that goes to Edinburgh - St Andrews - Perth ect.

Getting there by Aeroplane:
From Edinburgh Airport - follow Forth Road Bridge north - M9, after crossing the Forth Road Bridge take second exit onto A921 the Fife coastal path route to Dalgetty Bay, Aberdour Kinghorn/Burntisland road.

Getting There by Ferry:
From Rosyth on the north shore of the River Forth, take the A921 road "coastal path route' to Kinghorn/Burntisland.

Email Salmon Cottage enquiries & reservations: bookscotland@madbookings.com