Salmon Cottage self catering holiday cottages vacation rentals kinghorn fife

Self Catering

Salmon Cottage, St James Place, by the beach, Kinghorn, Fife, KY3 9SU

    Book now for 2016 - many future dates still available, please visit our own website link for dates and rates. Visit Scotland said; "Salmon Cottage is an exceptional property with sea views that will never fail to impress"

    We have had many previous visitors at Salmon Cottage who came to discover Scotlands ancient castles and historic sites, places of interest and world famous golf courses, unspoiled beaches and great eating places, only to discover that the ocean views from this property were so capturing that they were content to stay around the house and watch the tides ebbing and flowing and marvel at the ever changing colours as the sun rises straight in front of the south facing house then slowly moves across the patios and beach front areas during the day.

    Arrival always includes freshly laundered pure white linen, bath sheets, hand towels, complimentary toiletries, free wi-fi, Sky TV, arrival refreshments, parking and many extras are all included along with maid service for fresh linen & towels change during mid 2 week stay. Baby equipment supplied free of charge on request - includes travel cot, high-chair, safety gate, toys etc.

    Click on the 'visit website' link above to go through to Salmon Cottages own website to view our availability calendar and enjoy a closer look at the interior and exterior of this unique sea front property set on an award winning beach which truly is 'A Place By The Sea'.

    Salmon Cottage sleeps 4 plus baby in a travel cot and is the perfect location to experience the mild Fife coastline and award winning beaches, famous golf courses, coastal walking path, many good eating places and historic sites. 

    Enjoy the spectacle of the many rare migrant birds travelling south on stopover from the northern continent, and with a great choice of  famous city attractions just a short distance away you can combine the serenity of the sheltered coast with the buzz and glamour of Edinburgh, St Andrews and the highlands where there is always something interesting to enjoy. Visit Scotland's Tourist Board inspectors commented that;
    "The cleanliness, decoration and furnishings in this property are of an overall '5 star' standard" and wished us "continued success with the house and trust it will remain a popular place to visit". Other comments include;
    "Salmon Cottage gives a contemporary look to an otherwise traditional sea front, a very modern property in a super sea side setting".
    "Where else do the owners lend you their clubs and drive you to a first class links course at short notice? thanks George and Mary" (from previous guests).

    Salmon Cottage is situated in an enviable harbour location overlooking a sheltered, award winning gently sloping beach. This very modern property has been designed and transformed in a contemporary style by local architects to capture the stunning views across the bay towards the Inchkeith Island, the Bass rocks and Edinburgh's coastline. The house features all the stylish conveniences that a modern traveller would require to enjoy a memorable vacation in a tranquil location by the sea, and with a fine 18 hole golf course within walking distance we think there is something here for all the family to enjoy.

    A second floor has been built around this ancient and unique salmon fishers bothy to create plenty of open plan space with exceptional views from every huge window across the harbour and bay. Just a few steps from the patios of this detached house will take you straight on to the gently sloping award winning beach. There are no busy roads to cross therefore making it completely safe for the children to enjoy the beach and the foreshore with it's gently sloping beach and mysterious rock pools. Boats are always a prominent feature around the seafront and you can watch a great variety of large or small vessels regularly sailing by. Telescope and binoculars along with a wide array of personal luxury items provided will ensure your enjoyment of this fine house on the beach.

    Fife is the ancient home of golf and the nearby villages have two fine 18 courses within walking distance of Salmon Cottage and there are many more famous courses within easy driving distance, including the Royal and Ancient St Andrews courses just along the coast.
    The Fife coastal path can be accessed from Salmon cottage from where you can enjoy short evening strolls or longer walks, or cycle the  coastal path from the iconic Forth bridges all the way round the coastline to St Andrews and beyond. If your very lucky you may catch sight of the huge sea eagles that have recently been re-introduced from their secret breeding grounds nearby. The nearby conservation areas have been set aside as sites of scientific interest because of the extensive range of wildlife and delicate flora and fauna that exists all along the Fife coast. Many rare varieties of sea and wading birds inhabit this coast where seals, dolphins and pilot whales are regularly seen swimming offshore.

    Kinghorn village has it's own small railway station and with a low cost off peak rail ticket you can go by train, stress free across the famous Forth railway bridge straight into the heart of Edinburgh where you can visit the ancient Castle and churches, Edinburgh Zoo, Sir Walter Scott's Monument, the Scottish Parliament Buildings, the newly refurbished national museum of Scotland or take in a show at the famous Edinburgh Festival or military Tattoo. You can shop around on Princess Street and take in the sights of the Royal mile or just chill out and enjoy the many trendy bars, cafes and restaurants without the hassle of driving the car for the day.

    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Open Christmas
    Open New Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2017
    2015 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2017

    Salmon Cottage's owners always personally deal directly with your enquiries to ensure first hand, accurate details about all aspects of this fantastic house and beach front location. Please contact us directly by clicking our 'website' above for up to date tariffs and availablilty information. We aways reply straight away.

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    Salmon Cottage self catering holiday cottages Kinghorn Fife Scotland
    £593.00 per unit per week

    Tariffs range from £593 to £786 pw - Saturday arrivals if possible. £593 is our lowest tariff out of high season - 3 nights is our minimum stay out of high season only and is not priced pro-rata. Please enquire for festive period tariffs. Please visit our website or call us directly for full details

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

    Accommodation Type

    • Activity Holiday
    • Chalet
    • City Breaks
    • Cottage
    • Holiday Rentals
    • Seasonal Breaks
    • Self Catering Holiday


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome
    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available
    • Indoor Play Area
    • Outdoor Play Area


    • Equipment Hire
    • Internet Access
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Picnic Area
    • Porterage
    • Smoking Restricted
    • Tuition Available


    • Coastal Location
    • Sea/Loch View
    • Waterfront Location

    Special Requirements

    • No Pets Allowed
    • Non smokers

    Wedding Services

    • Able to erect a marquee
    • Accommodation Available
    • Reception Facilities
    • Romantic Location


    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Tea & Coffee Available


    • Covered Drying Facilities Available
    • Dishwasher
    • Drying Facilities
    • Electric Cooker
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Freezer
    • Fridge
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Kitchen
    • Linen Provided
    • Lounge
    • Microwave
    • Private Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Toilets
    • Towels Provided
    • Trouser Press
    • Tumble Dryer
    • Wash Hand Basin
    • Washing Machine

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player
    • DVD Player
    • Garden
    • Golf Course On Complex
    • Hi-Fi
    • Outdoor Recreational Facilities
    • Radio
    • Satellite / Cable TV
    • TV In Room
    • Television
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • BACS
    • Cheque
    • PayPal


    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point
    • Bike Storage Available
    • Free Parking Off-Site/Street
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Parking
    • Private Car Space
    • Private Parking
    • Public Parking Nearby
    • Taxi Rank < 100m from station

    Road Directions

    From Forth Bridge M9 going north take the second exit and follow the A921 Fife coastal tourist route east to Dalgetty bay, Aberdour ,Burntisland Kinghorn, Kirkcaldy

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centres at St Andrews or Kirkcaldy - Fife follow A921 to Kinghorn/Burntisland Road.

    Getting there by railway:- Kinghorn village has it's own small railway station within easy walking distance of Salmon cottage and it's part of the 'Fife Loop' that goes to Edinburgh - St Andrews - Perth - Dundee & the Highlands.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Edinburgh Airport - follow M9 Forth Road Bridge north, after crossing the Forth Road Bridge take second exit onto A921 the Fife coastal path route to Dalgetty Bay, Aberdour, Kinghorn/Burntisland road.

    Getting there by ferry:- From Rosyth on the north shore of the River Forth, take the A921 road "coastal path route' to Kinghorn/Burntisland.

    Transport within Scotland

    For public transport information to visit here from within Scotland, enter your postcode and visit date below.

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    Access to Public Areas

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp, lift or stair lift
      • to one or more bedrooms

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Handrail by the steps
      • Number of steps 3


    • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
    • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bathrooms available with :
      • bath
      • separate shower unit
    • Bedrooms with non-allergic bedding available (e.g. non-feather pillows)
    • Bedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by the guest

    General Questions

    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment

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

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