Destination guide

Friendly Glenrothes will entice you

The gardens and countryside provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Glenrothes. Well known for its bars, restaurants and spas, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Royal Yacht Britannia and Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Glenrothes

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Glenrothes a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Our Dynamic Earth (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Muirfield Golf Course (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Knockhill Racing Circuit (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Abbot House (14.1 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Deep Sea World (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Eden Mill St Andrews (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Glenrothes

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Glenrothes is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Princes Street Gardens (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Arthur's Seat (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Calton Hill (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • Leven Beach (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Craigencalt Farm Ecology Centre (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Glenrothes

The nearest airport is in Dundee (DND), located 18.6 mi (29.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Edinburgh (EDI), which is 18.7 mi (30.1 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Markinch Station.

Where to stay around Glenrothes?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 209 vacation rentals near Glenrothes. From 90 Houses to 44 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Glenrothes for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Glenrothes?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Glenrothes:

  • Old Town: 1,089 vacation rentals
  • New Town: 1,157 vacation rentals
  • Leith: 617 vacation rentals
  • West End: 860 vacation rentals
  • Merchiston: 401 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Glenrothes?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Glenrothes. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Bongos Soft Play Centre: 2,763 vacation rentals
  • Skydive Saint Andrews: 2,568 vacation rentals
  • Edinburgh Castle: 2,246 vacation rentals
  • Old Course at St Andrews: 658 vacation rentals
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station: 2,266 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Glenrothes listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Glenrothes?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 90 Houses in Glenrothes. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Glenrothes include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 44 rentals available
  • Cabins: 59 rentals available
  • Cottages: 59 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Glenrothes?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 6 vacation rentals with pool available in Glenrothes. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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