• Balgonar Estate

    A woodland estate and small working farm with holiday cottages for hire

  • Balgonar Garden Cottage

    An elegant cottage in a beautiful garden setting with views of Saline Hill

  • Balgonar Bothy

    A bright and comfortable self-catering studio in a converted steading

  • Local Attractions

    Fife holiday cottages within easy reach of Edinburgh, Stirling, St Andrews and more

Welcome to Balgonar Estate Holiday Cottages in Fife

The charming Balgonar Holiday Cottages in Fife are set within a small family estate, just a stone’s throw from the historic village of Saline. You probably won’t want to leave the peace and tranquillity of your cottage during your stay, but if you do plan to get out and about, Balgonar is the ideal base for exploring the picturesque Kingdom of Fife, golfing at St Andrews or nearby Gleneagles, or for sampling the delights of Edinburgh’s international summer festivals and Hogmanay celebrations. We are also within 45 minutes of Glasgow, and 30 minutes of Stirling or Perth.

Holiday cottages in Fife - your rural retreat

There are two delightful holiday cottages in Fife to choose from; Balgonar Garden Cottage and Balgonar Bothy. Both are nestled amongst mature woodland and guests are welcome to explore the attractive walled garden and greenhouse or simply spend a leisurely morning with the friendly ducks at the pond. Whatever you choose to do, Balgonar provides comfortable accommodation in an idyllic rural setting.

Weddings and events venue in Fife

As well as holiday cottages in Fife, Balgonar Estate provides a beautiful lawn venue for marquee events such as weddings and social gatherings. Situated beside the main house and our lovely pond, we can offer you a memorable setting for your important days to remember. See our weddings and events page for more information.

Feel free to contact us at anytime and we will help you as best we can. We have excellent local knowledge and can point out must see attractions, advise you on upcoming local events like Knockhill race meetings and Edinburgh's famous festivals, or simply give you the personal touch when deciding which of our holiday cottages in Fife are best suited to you. We hope we can provide you with a beautiful setting and wonderful memories, whetever the reason for your visit to Balgonar.

All parties will receive a complimentary half-dozen eggs from our own free range hens, which you may see scratching under the trees on arrival at either Cottage or Bothy.

We are delighted to accept supermarket deliveries by previous arrangement. can put things in fridge and freezer as necessary. What better than to arrive and all your food is there waiting for you - just open the fridge and everything you need is at your fingertips!

We look forward to seeing you at Balgonar, George & Libby Elles.


Browse through the gallery to view our Fife holiday cottages throughout the seasons.

Booking Enquiry

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A good day out!

Set within the heart of Fife, our holiday cottages provide the perfect base to explore Scotland’s must-see attractions.

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