The cradle of the game
Fife is a truly magical golf location, it is often known as the cradle of the game with golfers from across the UK and beyond loving its rich golfing history, passionate locals and array of wonderfully historic old-school courses. Fife also happens to boast some fantastic hotels and accommodation options which only helps to elevate its status as one of our top-selling premium golf destinations.
Why play golf in Fife?
- Experience the birthplace of golf
- World class links
- Incredible historic venues
- Hidden gems and famous courses
Links golf in its truest form
Fife is a remarkable destination with an extraordinary golfing history and background and it has rightly earned itself the nickname of the "Cradle of the Game". The golf history of the region is well-known and the courses of Fife certainly befit this reputation and are some of the truest forms of links golf in the UK.
St Andrew’s Golf Links is, of course, the King of Fife, with the courses legendary in the golfing community and rightly so, when considering that the game may not even exist today without St Andrews.
However, St Andrews isn’t the only course of note in Fife, golfers should not overlook Crail Golfing Society a beautiful old course and a great example of true Scottish links. Along with Lundin links, golf here is an excellent experience which golfers are sure to remember it for a long time not only because of the excellent course, but the history which is perfectly encapsulated here.
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An essential trip for all golf enthusiasts
Recognised worldwide as the home and heart of golf, Fife, with St Andrews at its centre has attracted golfers to its sacred fairways for over 500 years. It's not just the quality of golf that draws golfers here, but also the phenomenal beauty of the surrounding countryside and coastline.
Known for its extraordinary history and fantastic bars and restaurants, it is a magical place for all golfers. Fife also offers a superb range of accommodation options with many traditional Scottish quaint hotels offering unmatched hospitality and service.
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Quaint hotels set in picturesque villages
As you might expect, there’s no shortage of accommodation options in and around Fife. For those on a budget looking for five-star worthy service, we recommend The Kingswood and The Aberdour Hotel. Both offer a warm friendly atmosphere and comfortable stay.
A former coaching inn, The Aberdour Hotel is a delightful 16 bedroom hotel situated in the charming, historic village of Aberdour on the north shore of the Firth of Forth River. Guests staying here can enjoy a peaceful and picturesque setting.
Equally ideal is the 400-year-old inn at Lathones 4*. It boasts 21 beautiful individually decorated rooms as well as an award-winning, two AA Rosette restaurant. For those looking for a perfect base located on the stunning coastline of East Neuk, The Old Manor is ideal, blessed with a backdrop of the fantastic rolling green hills of Fife. Panoramic views of this stunning landscape are viewable from all rooms and are truly awe-inspiring.