Situated centrally, in a quiet street, in the Fife village of Falkland, this stone built cottage was built around 1850 and is beautifully presented. The ground floor comprises entrance hallway,comfortable lounge with front and rear windows, bathroom with Mira shower and well fitted modern kitchen with door to courtyard garden. The first floor has two bedrooms with fitted wardrobes with attractive views of the East Lomond Hills.
Falkland has immense character with cobbled streets and crow stepped gable houses. Falkland Palace is a short walk away and open to the public through the National Trust For Scotland.
This popular tourist village has coffee shops, eating places, traditional pubs and craft shops situated around the High Street. There is also a nine hole golf course a short walk from the cottage.
There are numerous country walks nearby including one through the Falkland Estate and a walk up the East Lomond Hills.
Please note the normal changeover day is a Saturday, but other days may be available by arrangement.
The magnificent Royal Palace of Falkland was built by James IV and James V between 1450 and 1541 as their country residence. Why not visit the palace and gardens during your stay? Open March - October.
The vibrant city of Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland and attractions include Edinburgh Castle, The Royal Yacht Britannia, The National Galleries of Scotland and Deep Sea World.In August there is the International Festival and Fringe Festival.38 miles.
This is the home of golf as well as the location of Scotland's oldest university, a ruined castle and the remains of the impressive St Andrews Cathedral.Only 20 miles away.
The great Abbey of Dunfermline was founded in the 11th century by Queen Margaret and the nearby Abbey (church) is the last resting place of many Scottish kings and queens.
FIFE'S BEAUTIFUL BEACHES
Fife boasts some wide expanses of beach and sand dunes.
VIRGIN HOT AIR BALLOONING
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'A warm, comfortable, welcoming well appointed cottage. We found the village and surrounding areas conducive to our writing and provided us with creativity and motivation. The people have been friendly and the effort the village residents put in keeping Falkland's charm is much appreciated. Thank you'
-Annette and Val, New South Wales, Australia.
'Don't want to leave! The cottage is a gem-you've thought of everything. It's so well equipped and very comfortable-all the added extras are brilliant. Falkland is also a gem-It's been a great place to come and unwind. Friendly, helpful folk and a Golf course to suite us holiday golfers a treat.'
-Sheila Cornall & family, Chesham, Bucks, England.
'Braehead Cottage was like a dream come true.It was the best place we stayed during our 28 day UK tour.Thank you so much for all your thoughtfulness and attention to detail in making a historic cottage in a beautiful village so modern, comfortable and convenient!
We'll be back and will recommend Braehead to family and friends.'
-Kerry, Lynne & Sarah Nugent, Penn Valley, California, USA.
'A perfect Scottish experience.Golf, good food, wonderful castles-and a beautiful cottage.Thank you so much!'
-Tony and Tammy,Vancouver,Canada
'Thank you for the warm and welcoming 'gift' of Braehead Cottage.The village is so amazing to explore-the people so friendly.It was a perfect week!We hope someday to return.'
-Marie and Stan Beard,La Jolla,California,USA
Parking is readily available on street or nearby in a free car park (24 hours).
SHOPS AND EATING PLACES
Within a short walk there is a small village store selling basic essentials, including newspapers and a bakery selling fresh produce. They are both open 7 days a week with the store opening until 8.00pm on Saturday.
There are several eating places in Falkland, all within a few minutes walk including pubs and hotels serving traditional Scottish food.
FOR YOUR ARRIVAL:-
We provide free tea and coffee to start you off on your holiday.
There are cooking ingredients (cooking oil, herbs, flour etc ) supplied free.
Please help yourself to a dram or two of the whisky!
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There is a wonderful walk through the Falkland Estate to the 'Pillars of Hercules' Organic Cafe and Shop. www.pillars.co.uk
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