The SpaceWe opened our B & B in September 2nd 2016, and we are already excited to welcome our guests :-)
If you are looking for a real country escape for a long or short holiday, pop over to Downfield House. It is a peaceful house surrounded by a beautiful garden where you can enjoy the sound of silence and Scotland’s undisturbed country life.Traditional meals can be provided and Moroccan cuisine is a speciality, much enjoyed by friends and guests alike. Our Bed and Breakfast service is excellent. Breakfast costs £ 10 per person.The house offers comfortable accommodation of two double bedrooms and one twin bed room. There are two family bathrooms and a shower room. Breakfast is served in the small dining room or kitchen, where there is an AGA, and can be served in one of the double bedrooms if you wish.
With notice lunch and dinner can be provided in the large Factor’s dining room. £ 20 per person for lunch or dinner (Entree+ main course+ Pudding+ Cheese). Getting AroundSt Andrews, the home of Golf and the oldest university in Scotland and third oldest in the United Kingdom, is 12 miles northeast of Downfield. It is an excellent shopping centre with a variety of restaurants and recreational facilities. There is a theatre and cinema and exhibitions at several venues. Sandy beaches here and at Tentsmuir north of St Andrews provide opportunities for walking, swimming, sunbathing and bird watching in a quiet and unspoilt coastal environment. On the south coast of Fife there are fishing villages two which, Crail and Pittenweem, host annual arts festivals. The major annual event is the Edinburgh International Festival and Fringe; access to Edinburgh is facilitated by train and bus services which take about 40 minutes or by car to Halbeath, Dunfermline and shuttle bus to central Edinburgh.
HOW TO GET TO DOWNFIELD HOUSE? PLEASE READ THIS EVEN IF YOU ARE USING GPS TO GET HERE.
COMING FROM EDINBURGH
Drive north over the Forth Road Bridge and follow the motorway M90 north as far as the A92 turnoff signposted Kirkcaldy (Junction 3).
Follow the A92 past Kirkcaldy and Glenrothes as far as the New Inn Roundabout. Take the third exit signposted Cupar and St.Andrews: this is the A914 ( but on old maps it is the A92)
Follow the A194 for 0.8 mile and turn RIGHT on the unclassified road signposted Star and Kennoway.
Follow this road for 3.2 miles up a steep hill, through woods ( Drummie Woods), past a few houses on the left ( after a narrow bridge. Langdyke) up another hill and turn LEFT at the top signposted Cults. Drive 2.1 miles along this road to Downfield.
This road runs along the edge of a wood on your right (east), past Devon Farm entrance on your left, then as you climb on an open road there are magnificent views of the Lomond Hills and the Howe of Fife. The road continues to climb with Dow Hill to the north (in front of you) and communication masts on the top. You will drive past Clatto Farm entrance on the Right and 100 or so yards further on you will see on the LEFT the Downfield sign and a newly-constructed road. Turn left down this farm road and Downfield House is 0.4 mile on the Right. You will pass the new farmhouse and a standing stone and the farm hand's bungalow on the left and the farm buildings on your right. 50 yards past these buildings is Downfield House. Turn in to the first entry drive and park on the right.
Please drive slowly down the lane because this is a working farm, and take care near the farm buildings, and look out for tractors, beasts, children and chickens.
COMING FROM DUNDEE, CUPAR and St.ANDREWS
From Dundee cross the Tay Road Bridge and follow the A92 and A914 through Balmullo and Dairsie to Cupar.
From St.Andrews take the A91 to Cupar via Guardbridge and Dairsie and on entering Cupar keep in the left hand lane and follow the A914 for Kirkcaldy, past the War Memorial and the railway station, over the railway bridge with Mr. Crichton, who designed it, on your left looking down upon h is work, and past Tesco. Leaving Cupar on the A914 take the second unclassified road on the left signposted Cults Hill, and follow this road past the defunct Cults Brick and Lime Works (1.2 miles) on the right. Continue up the hill over the cross roads signposted Kennoway and Leven
1.2 miles from the cross roads after Upper Bunzion is the Downfield entrance on the right (see above). If you pass Clatto on your left you have driven too far; turn around and drive back 0.4 miles