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Set within a 100 acre estate of woods, streams, parklands and two ornamental lakes, Pitcairlie is a 16th century castle offering luxury self-catering holiday cottage accommodation near St Andrews, the home of golf. These luxury apartments sleep from 2-6 people and are ideal for a romantic getaway or spending time with family. One well behaved dog may be allowed at our discretion in all the apartments.

Pitcairlie House is also a stunning venue for weddings and is ideally situated for the many golf courses nearby, including Lady Bank. The grounds are home to a variety of wildlife, magnificent trees and wildflowers, parklands grazed by Highland cattle and sheep. Just 6 miles away is the historic, medieval village of Falkland, home to Falkland Palace, a royal hunting lodge with connections to Mary Queen of Scots.

Eland Apartment sleeping 6 offers extremely spacious, elegantly furnished, self-catering holiday cottage accommodation with beautiful wooden flooring and delightful views over the grounds and surrounding countryside. Eland is an ideal apartment for self-catering holidays with friends or family. For a group occupying two or more apartments at Pitcairlie, it can be used as the main apartment for socialising and dining. The apartment is accessed from the ground floor, with stairs to the first floor and has a spacious, open-plan sitting/dining room, well-equipped, modern fitted kitchen area, double bedroom with ensuite shower room/WC, two twin-bedded rooms each with ensuite shower room/WC. 

Pitcairlie Lodge sleeping 4 is located just beyond the Grade B pillared entrance to Pitcairlie House and backed by pretty woodland.  Pitcairlie Lodge offers convenient ground floor accommodation with disabled access suitable for wheelchair or walking disabled (NA Category 3). Pitcairlie Lodge has a large sitting room with open log fire, separate dining area, modern, newly equipped kitchen, double bedroom with shower cubicle and wash basin, twin bedroom with wash basin. Private garden and patio with furniture. 

Kudu Apartment sleeping 4 is a charming two-storey apartment and enjoys a private veranda with furniture, views over the grounds and woodland of Pitmedden Forest and beyond. The apartment is reached via 6 steps up to the veranda and entrance. Open-plan sitting / dining room with gas fire, well-equipped, modern fitted kitchen area. wrought-iron spiral staircase to first floor sleeping accommodation, double bedroom with ensuite shower room/WC, twin-bedded room with ensuite shower room/WC.

Garden Apartment sleeping 2-3 is attractively furnished and decorated in a traditional style. The apartment is located to the side of Pitcairlie House with a private entrance directly from the garden. All of the accommodation is on the lower ground floor. Comfortable sitting room with gas fire, well-equipped dining kitchen, double bedroom and single bedroom (no window). Private terrace with furniture.

Sable Apartment sleeping 4 is a striking apartment created from the kitchen/cellar part of Pitcairlie House, from which it has inherited distinctive rounded and vaulted ceilings. Sable is a spacious, completely self-contained, south-facing, sunny property with French doors opening on to a veranda. Enjoy a leisurely coffee or lunch watching the antics of the ducks in the burn at the woodland's edge.  Spacious open-plan sitting / dining room with gas fire. well-equipped, modern fitted kitchen area, double bedroom with ensuite shower room/WC, twin-bedded room with ensuite shower room/WC.

One well behaved dog may be allowed in Pitcairlie Lodge at our discretion subject to a small extra cleaning charge of £25.

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Pitcairlie House and its grounds in Fife can be used in many ways and this means that we can tailor a wedding package to match your budget. Pitcairlie is steeped in history and offers a unique venue for a civil wedding ceremony and / or reception. The backdrop of the castle, the lake and the grounds create a stunning setting for wedding photography.  Package 1 - Wedding/Civil Partnership Ceremony:  In the house the Drawing Room is suitable for small and intimate romantic groups. The maximum number is approximately 56. It can also be used for photographs and the bridal toast with champagne / sparkling wine and canapés in the Oval Dining Room or on the patio. Package 2 - Reception Only: The Oval Dining Room in the house is perfect for an intimate wedding breakfast for a group size of 20 or for a buffet, when a larger number can be accommodated. The conservatory can also be used. A marquee can be sited in the grounds for groups of 20 or more with wonderful backdrops for photographs. The cost will vary according to the menu and wine chosen. Accommodation can also be provided. Package 3 - Ceremony & Reception: This combines package 1 and 2. A marquee in the grounds can accommodate a large group of up to 200 guests. The cost will be tailored individually, depending on your requirements, whether you use the services of a wedding planner or do more of the arrangements yourself, etc. Accommodation, exclusivity, hire of the grounds, etc can all be added.


Set amid the rolling hills of Fife, Pitcairlie House is an ideal location for all kinds of corporate and business hospitality and events. Pitcairlie can host a variety of corporate events, including select private dinner parties (with a theme or entertainment if required), seminars and lectures. Our country retreat setting offers an exclusive location for a board of management meeting. Our good friends at Gulabin Outdoor Centre are able to run events at Pitcairlie House such as Archery, Air Rifle Shooting, and Rafting. Half Day EventsThe cost for a half-day event, whether morning or afternoon and including refreshments is around £50 per person. Lunch can be provided at additional cost. Full Day EventsThe cost for a full day event, including a buffet lunch and tea / coffee in the morning and again in the afternoon, is around £80 per person. Dinner can be added from £30 per person depending on the menu and wine chosen. Multiple Day EventsAsk us for a quote for longer periods inclusive of accommodation and dinner each night. Activities can be added to any package subject to additional cost.


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By Car: Pitcairlie is situated two miles from Auchtermuchty, near to the M9, giving easy access north to Perthshire and the Highlands and also to Edinburgh and the south.

By Train: From Lady Lane Station. We are approximately 15 minutes to Auchtermuchty.

By Plane: From Edinburgh Airport follow the sign for the Forth Road Bridge, take the M90 north to turn off at exit 8 follow the A91 directions to St Andrews, in Auchtermuchty take the B936 Newburgh/Perth for 2.8 miles and you will find four large stone pillars with set of wrought iron gates on your left. Follow drive to main house where you will be met.

Scottish tourist board 4 stars