The Priory Star


East End, Star Of Markinch, By Glenrothes, Fife, KY7 6LQ

    The Priory Star Bed & Breakfast combines sheer luxury with tranquility and peace & quiet and for the health conscious amongst you the availability to enjoy a good workout in the gym followed by a relaxing sauna, solarium or jacuzzi bath.

    The Priory boasts a large South facing walled patio and picturesque beautiful landscaped gardens on which to enjoy a long cool drink on a long sunny day.

    Our spacious, well maintained and very comfortable accommodation rests within a Quaint Typical Scottish Village where the local pub promises both a warm friendly welcome coupled with an excellent value for money restaurant.

    To ensure a great start to your day you will be spoiled for choice from our Full Cooked Breakfast Menu


    4 Bed and Breakfast
    Walkers Welcome Cyclists Welcome
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    The Priory will be closed for 1 month between Mid December and Mid January annually.

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Double Room Private Bathroom
    £30.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Family Room Private Bathroom
    £30.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Twin Room En-suite
    £30.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Accommodation Type

    • Cheap Holidays A Discounted rate will be applied to larger parties of 6 who stay for more than 4 nights excluding weekends.
    • Seasonal Breaks Seasonal breaks are availble for larger parties of 6 staying for 4 or more nights. A discounted rate will be appllied.


    • Children Welcome Children over the age of 9 years are welcome but are charged at full adult rate.


    • Internet Access Internet access is available on request via home wireless router.
    • Level Access There is access for persons with minor disabilities. The ground floor room, private bathroom and dining room are all suitable for access by wheel chair users.
    • No Smoking Permitted Please note The Priory has a strict No Smoking Policy.

    Leisure Facilities

    • DVD Player All TV`s have incorporated DVD Payers
    • Garden Guests are welcome to use the garden patio furniture during the summer months.
    • Indoor Recreational Facilities A gymnasuim with cross trainer, electic excercise bike, weights bench, ab toner and other small free weights is available to all guests.
    • Radio Radio alarm clocks available in all rooms.
    • TV In Room
    • Television All room have TV provided with Free View Channels.

    Payment Methods

    • Cash Payment is by cash ony please. We have no facilities to accept credit or debit cards.
    • No credit cards accepted All guests please note we have no facilities to accept payment by credit or debit card.


    • Cycle Locker Cycles can be secured in the locked garage.
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • On Public Transport Route There is a local bus service which runs hourly from the Priory to Glenrothes and vice versa.
    • Park and Ride There is a park and ride at Inverkeithing for visitors into the City of Edinburgh.
    • Parking
    • Private Parking Ample private car park space for up to 6 cars.
    • Taxi Rank < 100m from station There is a taxi rank office less than 100m from the main line station at Markinch.


    • Bar Available Limited drinks can be made available to residents on request.
    • Breakfast Available We have a full Scottish Breakfast Menu available.
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles There is a local Village Pub with excellent restaurant 2 minutes walk from The Priory. This is closed on a Monday & Tuesday and open from Wednesday - Sunday for evening meals. There are several excellent restaurants in Markinch, just 10 Mins by car.
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Tea & Coffee Available All rooms have tea/coffee facilities available.


    • Drying Facilities There are drying facilities available in the garage for cyclists & walkers.
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property Full underfloor heating is available with room themostatic control. An additional oil filled raditor is available if necessary and on request.
    • Iron Available Iron is available on request.
    • Ironing Facilities An Iron & Iron Board are available on request.
    • Open Hearth Fire The dining room has open hearth gas effect coal fire.
    • Private Bathroom The Family room and ground floor double room have private luxury bathrooms.
    • Shower
    • Towels Provided
    • WC EnSuite Our twin room has en suite facilities.

    Health & Wellbeing

    • Sauna Dependant on number of guests and length of stay use of the Sauna may be included.
    • Sauna Available A arge 6 seat Sauna is available for use by Guests at a small additional charge.


    • Rural Location
    • Village Location

    Special Requirements

    • Business Travellers
    • Disabled Citizens We have suitable facilities on our ground flloor double room, private bathroom and dining room for guests who have minor disabilities. Please contact us for any additional information prior to booking.
    • Families Families with Children of 9 years and older are welcome.
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Non smokers
    • Senior Citizens Senior citizens are welcome and we have a spacious ground floor double room with private bathroom ideal for the elderly.
    • Single Travellers
    • Young People

    Road Directions

    By car from Edinburgh follow signs for FORTH ROAD BRIDGE. Cross the bridge into Fife and follow M90 Motorway. At Junction 2A take A92 Road signposted KIRKCALDY/GLENROTHES. Take the A92 Road for approx 19 Miles follow signs for DUNDEE/ ST ANDREWS. After leaving Glenrothes and re-joining the dual carriageway road after 150M turn Right signposted KENNOWAY/STAR. Follow signs for STAR. Turn sharp Left into the village of STAR. Follow the Main Road through the village and The Priory is on the Right, exactly 1 Mile from the Road Junction into the Village.

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway:- From Edinburgh Rail Station take a train to Markinch. The train journey takes 45 Minutes. the priory is a 10 Minute Taxi Drive from Markinch Station.

    From Glasgow take trains to Edinburgh and change for trains to Markinch. Glasgow to Edinburgh by train is Approx 40 Mins.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- By air into Edinburgh Airport which is 25 Miles from The Priory. There are Bus Transfers from Edinburgh Airport to Edinburgh Rail Station.

    By Air to Glasgow Airport which is approx 80 Miles from The Priory. There are bus links from Glasgow Airport to rail Stations in Glasgow.

    Transport within Scotland

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    Access to Public Areas

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp, lift or stair lift
      • from the entrance to reception
      • to a public toilet
      • to one or more bedrooms
      • to the gym/leisure centre
      • to the lounge

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps 2


    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • with steps and no ramp
    • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bathrooms available with :
      • separate shower unit

    General Questions

    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment

    Restaurant / Breakfast / Dining Room

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to the restaurant/breakfast/dining-room

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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