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- Very close to St Andrews
- Nature all-around
- Working farm consisting of 15 acres
Located just five miles from St Andrews, the campsite offers a unique camping experience in the Kingdom of Fife’s East Neuk. Situated in 15 acres of farmland close to Peat Inn with Bankhead Moss and Cameron Reservoir nearby, you can enjoy fishing, walking, horse riding, golfing and many other sporting and leisure facilities in the area.
Our yurts are made in Scotland from mostly local materials, using a traditional Kyrgyz design. Each yurt sleeps up to four people comfortably with bedding and towels provided. Measuring approximately five metres in diameter, our yurts are furnished with single beds (doubles can be requested), cushions and chairs. A woodburning stove inside your yurt can be used for cooking and heating. Basic cooking utensils and crockery are provided. This is self-catering accommodation, with a chemical toilet but no shower facilities or electricity.
Open from 11/08/2017 to 01/12/2017
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Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Tents for hire
Gas cylinders available
Touring and motorhomes
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Leave the car at home
Cycle hire nearby
Horse riding nearby
Indoor pool nearby
Mountain biking nearby
Outdoor pool nearby
Surf school nearby
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Nearby farmers' market
Public transport nearby
Tiny (1-10 pitches)
Jumbo tent pitches
- Coach stations
St. Andrews (Fife): Bus Station — 4.7 miles
4.7 miles Dundee: Seagate Bus Station — 12.4 miles
12.4 miles Inchture (Perth & Kinross): Coach Stops — 15.5 miles
- Train stations
Cupar Rail Station — 5.1 miles
5.1 miles Leuchars Rail Station — 5.9 miles
5.9 miles Springfield Rail Station — 6.5 miles
- Ferry ports
Lochleven Castle Ferry Landing — 20.5 miles
20.5 miles Kinross Ferry Landing — 21.1 miles
21.1 miles Inchcolm Island Ferry Landing — 24.1 miles
Dundee City Airport — 12.4 miles
Scenic route: from Edinburgh take the A921 coastal road to Kirkcaldy and the A955 to Lower Largo. Follow the signs towards St Andrews for approximately 4 miles then turn left for Peat Inn at the Stags Head pub, as you enter Largoward village. After approximately 2 miles, the road bends right as it enters Peat Inn village. Drive straight through the village with the Peat Inn Restaurant on your left. The road 'splits' at a small cottage as you go north: fork right, you will see Alba Yurts located on your right.
Quickest route: from the Forth Road Bridge, leave the M90 at Junction 3 and follow the A92 to Glenrothes, then take the A914 to Cupar/St Andrews. As you drive out of Cupar, with a park on your right, fork right, joining the B940, over a railway bridge and follow the road to Pitscottie. Go south, over the crossroads and continue for four miles, up the hill to the hamlet of Baldinnie. Keep going up to a straight stretch of road, until you reach a house and cottage on your left after some trees. Turn left (north) here for Strathkinness and follow the road for half a mile reaching Alba Yurts on your right.
For nature lovers there is Cameron Reservoir - next to our yurt camp, Cassindonald and Bankhead Moss (both less than a 30-minute walk away), Eden Estuary, Earlshall Muir and Tentsmuir National Nature Reserve just a 10-minute drive away.
St Andrews (less than six miles away): the home of golf and international golfing events, has golfing and putting facilities for all levels of play: The Royal and Ancient Golf Club, The Old Course, The New Course and the Jubilee, Balgove, Castle, Eden, Strathtyrum. Out of town there are many other golf courses such as The Dukes, Kingsbarns, Lundin Links and Fairmont to name but a few. Visit the historic ruins of St Andrews Cathedral, St Rule's Tower, St Andrews Castle and its Bottle Neck Dungeon, St Salvators Church, the Fife Preservation Trust Museum, the botanical gardens and so much more. You can also take a guided tour of Fife's new Eden Brewery and Distillery.
East Neuk fishing villages: Pittenweem, Anstruther, Crail and St Monans are only a short drive away. From Anstruther (home of the fisheries museum), there are cruising boat trips to the Isle of May. There are other boat trips, sailing, flying, cycling and horse riding activities close by.
Cupar: the county town of Fife, which like St Andrews has monthly farmers markets, and public events are regularly held in the Corn Exchange. Nearby is the annual Mega-Maize and opportunities, when in season, to pick your own soft fruits.
Falkland, with its magnificent palace and gardens and the castles in Edinburgh and Stirling are all within an hour's drive.
Visit Kinross and take a short boat trip over Loch Leven to the castle where Mary, Queen of Scots, was held captive.
Dundee - known as the City of Discovery - offers the opportunity to visit the Jute Museum, botanical gardens, Mills Observatory, Claypotts Castle, McManus galleries, the home of Dennis the Menace, Dundee University, the Caird Hall, Whitehall Theatre, Camperdown Park and other interesting cultural and leisure facilities.
- St Andrews Links (4.8 miles)
- British Golf Museum (5.0 miles)
- Carnoustie (15.7 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.