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St Andrews Country Cabins, Cuplahills Farm, Balmullo, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 0AL
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Things To Do in St Andrews

St AndrewsSituated 7 miles from the medieval, university city of St Andrews with its links golf courses, silver sand beaches and shops and 8 miles from Dundee, the City of Discovery.  We are a stone’s throw from the picturesque fishing villages of the East Neuk of Fife and within easy reach of Perth, Edinburgh, Glasgow, the Angus glens and the whisky trails that begin in Perthshire.

Our cabins are set on a hillside, in the heart of our 320 acre working farm and boast uninterrupted views towards the bay of St Andrews and beyond.  A perfect location for golfing enthusiasts and a safe haven for a family break. We are within walking distance of local amenities including a post office, village shop, pub and country tea room, yet set in peaceful, rural surroundings with direct access to miles of scenic walks.

Within our community woodland you can enjoy the wildlife, flora and fauna and test your knowledge. We have plans to develop a Nature Trail but in the meantime why not just enjoy our established network of woodland trails.  For our younger visitors why not just have fun in our play area.

Family Fun

  • Cairnie Fruit Farm - hosts a Mega Maize Maze, go karts, playground and PYO fruit - a great  family day out 
  • The Scottish Deer Centre - a visit to the picturesque Scottish Deer Centre is a truly unique experience where the whole family is guaranteed to find something to enjoy. There are woodland trails, treetop walkways. Inside shelter areas for the family picnic and children's play areas with climbing frames to amuse the youngsters
  • Olympia Swimming pool  -enjoy a swim in the rapids or get the adrenalin pumping as you hurtle down the flumes
  • Wee Kingdom - Indoor soft play centre, big fun whatever the weather. Friendly staff, homebaking and good coffee for the grown ups!
  • Craigtoun Country Park - 2 miles from centre of St Andrews, a beautiful haven with mature trees & grass area as well as modern children's play area. A wonderful spot for a picnic and entry is free.
  • Botanic Gardens, St Andrews - with some 8,000 species of plants, trees and herbs on display, there are few more tranquil places to spend a couple of hours. On wet weather days the heated glasshouses provide a welcome shelter.

Discovery Point DundeeDiscovery Point - an all weather award-winning 5-star attraction - Hands on interactives - Computer-based multimedia and displays - Audio visual show - Gift Shop - Cafe - Guided Tours available - Open all year, all weather attraction

  • Camperdown Park - Combined with the wildlife centre, family fun fair, adventure playground and golf courses, Camperdown can offer a fantastic, fun-filled day out for all the family. Dundee Ice Arena and Cineworld nearby.

Cultural & HistoricalCambo Estate

  • Cambo - whatever you look for in gardens, you are sure to find it in this iconic Victorian walled garden. Go for a Woodland walk down to the beach and then enjoy a cup of tea and home baking in the tea room. A friendly, relaxed, family run affair which is both educational and inspiring.
  • Hill Tarvit Mansion House and Gardens - designed by Sir Robert Lorimer. Gardens, with formal lawns, yew hedging, flowering borders and a sunken rose garden. There are paths to the hilltop viewpoint and the wider estate. The grounds contain a recently reinstated 9-hole hickory golf course, providing an innovative and memorable experience for all players
  • Falkland Palace - the Palace is famous for its beautiful gardens and for the Real Tennis court, built in 1539.
  • The Secret Bunker - Scotland's best kept secret for over 40 years. Hidden beneath an innocent farmhouse, a tunnel leads to Scotland's Secret Bunker, 24,000 square feet of secret accommodation.

Local Food

  • Balgove Larder - fantastic farm shop just outside St Andrews, butcher and deli counter and cafe. A great venue for lunch or coffee with plenty parking and disabled access.
  • Ardross - Award winning farm shop near Elie, for food lovers!

Pittormie Fruit Farm

  • Pittormie - local farm shop, selling local ales, soft fruit and vegetables
  • Gloagburn Farm - family run restaurant and shop selling and serving home baking and organic foods.
  • Janetta's - 4th generation ice cream shop and cafe. Authentic Italian ice cream to accompany a walk along the beach
  • Farmers Markets - St Andrews on the first Saturday of each month between 9am- 1pm, Cupar on third Saturday of the month    

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