News update from Balgonar

Balgonar Estate – Fife Holiday Cottages

If you are staying at Balgonar  holiday cottages in Fife, you are perfectly situated to explore! Below you will find news from us here at Balgonar on the farm and local news of upcoming events.

Farm news first…………We have had a wonderful summer with plenty of sunshine and just enough rain to keep the grass growing lush and green. Most farmers locally have made plenty of silage for winter and the stock are still enjoying an Indian summer – long may it continue!! the darkening evening however remind us that winter is not far away.

Out and About

The Alfred Dunhill Links Championship : 2nd – 5th October Following hot on the heels of the Ryder Cup just up the road at Gleneagles, the links Championship offers two competitions over three courses – all for FREE! (There is £20 charge for the last day’s competition at The Old Course, St Andrews.) The pro competition will feature Rory McIlroy, Martin Kaymer and Paul McGinley as well as Ernie Els, Padraig Harrington. They will be teaming up with celebrities such as Sir Bobby Charlton, Jamie Redknapp and Hugh Grant for the team competition.

Tony Jacklin at Dunfermline: 7th October More for the golfers as Tony Jacklin talks to snooker player Willie Thorne about his career, answers questions from the audience and gives a golf swing master-class.

Daniel Sloss at Kirkcaldy : 10th October The smash-hit, hilarious new show from comedy’s internationally acclaimed and award-winning half-man-half-Xbox. With 7 consecutive sold-out Edinburgh Fringe seasons under his belt, Daniel has also toured extensively through the UK, Australia & USA, appeared on TV shows including ‘Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow’, ‘Russell Howard’s Good News’ and ‘Conan O’Brien’ and released his debut DVD… We’re Really…?! delighted to welcome Daniel back to Kikcaldy

For details of these and many other events in Fife and beyond:  please go to                   visitscotland.com/info/events