Balbirnie Park

Glenrothes, Fife, KY7 6NR, Scotland | Telephone: 01592 759130 | View Map

  • Balbirnie Park
    Balbirnie Park
  • Balbirnie Park
    Balbirnie Park
  • Balbirnie Park
    Balbirnie Park
  • Loch Leven and the Pap of Glencoe
    Loch Leven and the Pap of Glencoe
  • Loch Leven
    Loch Leven
  • St Monans pier in Fife
    St Monans pier in Fife

Open Dates:
11 March 2022 - 31 August 2022

Earliest Arrival Time: 1pm
Latest Departure Time: 12pm

Facilities

• Wi-Fi
• Wash room / toilets
• Non-electric tent pitch

Why stay here

Placed in the heart of 400 acre parkland, surrounded by open space, fresh air and mature woodland, our site at Balbirnie Park makes a fantastic outdoor playground for energetic adventurers. Whether you cycle, swim, climb or just love to get muddy, Fife’s the place to be. Placed in the heart of 400 acre parkland, surrounded by open space, fresh air and mature woodland, our site at Balbirnie Park makes a fantastic outdoor playground for energetic adventurers. Whether you cycle, swim, climb or just love to get muddy, Fife’s the place to be. We sit alongside the Lomond Hills which are the best for hiking and taking in the stunning views. Beach holidays in Scotland? You can do this too! We are a 25 minute drive from the natural bay of Leven which has sandy shores that continue on to Elie, and St Monans. For shops, cafes, amenities and transport links, Markinch village is a 20 minute walk away. To book a pitch please call the site directly on 01592 759130.

Accommodation at Balbirnie Park

Site details


Facilities on site

• Wi-Fi available
• Wash room / toilets
• Dish washing area
• Laundry facilities
• Playground
• Car parking
• Pitches are: grass, non-electric
• Site shop: No but there are supermarkets less than two miles away

Balbirnie Park’s Wi-Fi runs a hotspot service on this site which means internet access is available within a pre-determined, communal area of the site. Fees may apply.


To book a tent pitch please call the site directly on 01592 759130

Activities & experiences nearby


  • Cycling Cycling

    Our open, hilly terrain combined with pockets of woodland is a mountain biker’s dream. To start, try the Glenrothes Circular, starting at Balbirnie Street car park. A selection of suggested routes that travel further afield are listed on Developing Mounting Biking in Scotland. Route 1 (Dover to Shetland) is our nearest National Cycle Network route – view Sustrans map.

    For repairs, maintenance and a shop, visit Bikeworks in Fife. They’ll get you moving in no time.

  • Walking Walking

    We’re surrounded by farmland, lochs and woods so it’s easy to find routes to explore. You can’t miss the East and West Lomond hills beside us - a great starting point with trails for all abilities.

    A coastal path runs through Kirkcaldy to St. Andrews or alternatively visit the Vane Farm RSPB Nature Reserve to explore the Vane Hill or wander along the wetlands dotted with bird hides.

  • Things to try Things to try

    Spend an afternoon in a hilarious game of bubble soccer – perfect if you’re a big group. Just 15 minutes away by car is Cluny Activities which offers a range of activities like foot golf, segways, clay pigeon shooting, archery, crazy golf, zip wires and an outdoor adventure playground.

    In Cupar saddle up for some horse riding across country parkland or on rainy days, take your pick from swimming, bowling, or go-karting all within a half hour drive.

    After all that excitement, head to the Eden Mill Distillery in Guardbridge, for a site tour and a gin, whisky or beer tasting session.

  • Pubs and restaurants Pubs and restaurants

    A 3 minute walk outside the campsite is the Balbirnie Bistro and the Orangery Restaurant offering a broad choice of home cooked food that doesn’t break the bank.

    Pubs are scattered in every direction of Balbirnie Park - some are cash only so don’t forget your loose change. The Plough Inn is a welcoming pub with a pool table and a comforting fire in winter. The Dixon Arms is great for hearty pub classics like an all-day breakfast and steak and ale pie.

  • Family Days Out Family Days Out

    If you love wildlife, the enclosed estuary at Montrose Basin Wildlife Centre is home to thousands of wild birds which are worth seeing. You could also meet the resident horses, ponies and donkeys at Redwings Mountains Horse Sanctuary.

    For more outdoorsy activities, Monkie Country Park has a woodland adventure playground, walking trails and water sports equipment available to hire.

    For a touch of history, Explore Captain Scott's Antarctic expedition ship the RRS Discovery at Discovery Point, where there are interactive and multimedia displays. Glamis Castle (6 miles from us) is the Queen Mother’s childhood home where you can have a guided tour and look around the exhibition rooms.


* Price for 1 adult and 1 pitch. There will be an additional £2 surcharge per night for large tent pitches. Please read our FAQs for further booking information. Terms and conditions apply.

Location and transport

Glenrothes, Fife, KY7 6NR, Scotland
Telephone: 01592 759 130

Transport Links:

  • Buses go to: Glenrothes, Leven and there’s an Edinburgh Park & Ride
  • Nearest train station: Markinch
  • Car hire available on site: Yes

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