This two bedroom self-catering apartment is comfortable, stylish and based in a beautiful historical building, located in the heart of Cupar. The apartment occupies the upper two floors of the old Cupar Burgh Chambers, and has a large open plan living area. Sleeping up to seven people, it is perfect for family get-togethers, golf breaks in St Andrews or beyond, exploring the Kingdom of Fife and visiting a beautiful Scottish city whether it be Dundee or Edinburgh.
Cupar Burgh Chambers is a comfortable and stylish two bedroom self-catering apartment based in a beautiful historical building, located in the heart of Cupar. Perfect for family get-togethers, golf breaks in St Andrews, exploring the Kingdom of Fife and for visiting a beautiful Scottish city, whether it be Dundee or Edinburgh. Guests are located in the centre of Cupar with direct access to a wide variety of independent shops in town as well as a short walking distance to the beautiful Cart Haugh Park.
The nearby railway station provides easy rail access to Edinburgh and Dundee. Cupar is ideally located a short 15 minute drive to St Andrews, the home of golf; however there are 45 golf courses throughout Fife, so lots of opportunities to visit different towns and villages, if golfing is your interest. For those wanting to try something different, Cupar holds a fascinating historical past as it was once the County town of Fife, so why not stroll along the streets and take a walk back in time.
The rooms are furnished in keeping with the history of the building, while providing all the modern amenities you would expect. There’s a magnificent living/dining area on the 1st floor with a large bay window, and large wooden dining table. A kitchenette is in the main living space and has all the amenities required for your stay including a fridge, freezer, dish washer, kettle, toaster and microwave. Every piece of furniture purchased for Cupar Burgh Chambers has been carefully thought through, and Fife Historic Buildings Trust were helped by a recognised expert in Scottish furniture, who advised on key pieces appropriate to the Georgian period, some originally made in Cupar.
Cupar Burgh Chambers, is the ideal base for your holiday – be it a relaxing break with friends and family, history lovers visit to the Kingdom of Fife, St Andrews and further afield, or an adventure break enjoying Scotland’s beautiful scenery, there is so much that you can do within Cupar and the surrounding areas. The holiday apartment near St Andrews is perfect for families to come together under one roof. Or perhaps a group of golfing friends, looking for a base to get in as much golfing as possible.
Fife Historic Buildings Trust completed the restoration of the Cupar Burgh Chambers in 2018. By converting this long vacant and at risk Grade B listed building, an important local landmark has been saved and given a new lease of life, allowing visitors from across the world to come and stay in Cupar.
The market town of Cupar has all the amenities that you would require. Within short walking distance there are various chemists, banks, clothing shops, bakers, cafes, pubs and lots more. Cupar also has a Tesco, a few minutes away, or there are mini supermarkets closer. There are many highly rated restaurants and eateries throughout Cupar and the surrounding area, if you are looking for something a little special The Peat Inn in Cupar is a Michelin-starred restaurant serving high quality meals.
Further afield, in the famous seaside town of St Andrews you can take part in many activities, with historical sites such as St Andrews Cathedral and St Andrews Church, a beautiful walk along the sea front visiting these fascinating sites. There are two beaches in St Andrews, West Sands and East Sands, each with car parking available and a beautiful spot to relax on a summer or for a winter walk. With various museums, outdoor activity options, distilleries, restaurants, bars, botanical gardens and even an aquarium, there is a lot to do in this beautiful and historical town. A must visit for those with a sweet tooth, Jannettas Gelateria, it serves beautiful gelato in many flavours all made on site (yum!).
If you are looking to take in some more culture, you can visit Dundee or Edinburgh via train, the railway station is a six minute walk away from the apartment. Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital, has a variety of historical sites, museums, shops, bars, restaurants, and has many beautiful parks to walk around. The City of Dundee, based right on the River Tay is certainly worth a visit. In September 2018 The V&A Museum opens its doors and has been a part of the Dundee waterfront’s £1 billion redevelopment. Other attractions include the RSS Discovery and the Verdant Works, The RSS Discovery was a royal research ship built in Dundee and launched in 1901, returning to Dundee permanently in 1986 after spending many years in Antarctica. The Verdant works, began production in 1833 and was a very famous mill house producing jute and other textiles, now a fascinating attraction built in the original building, visitors can see and hear what it was like for the workers in 1900 and step back in time.