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Tel code: 01592 | code search
Postcode: KY3 | code search
Population: 3150
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Kinghorn is a small coastal town in Fife on the north shore of the Firth of Forth, between Kirkcaldy and Burntisland. Kinghorn became a royal burgh by 1170, making it one of the earliest in Fife. Kinghorn once prospered as a ferry port. The old harbour was the main port for the Broad Ferry until 1760. The harbour is now dominated by the railway viaduct of 1847. Kinghorn is now a seaside resort, with Holiday Park, beautiful beaches, golf course, a variety of shops and amenities, Public Library and Community Centre. Historical buildings include the Church Hall, Bow Butts House with its unusual 18th century Doocot. The Parish Church built in1774 with its bell-tower added in 1894. At the foot of North Overgate stands the Town House and remains of the prison block built1826. Kinghorn has two beaches, Kinghorn Beach and Pettycur Bay. The cliffs to the west of Pettycur witnessed the tragic death of Alexander III. On a stormy night in 1286 he accidentally rode his horse off the cliff plunging to his death. A granite statue of King and horse was erected here as a monument to the king. Pettycur Bay Holiday Park is a busy family holiday centre, with luxury caravans and lively entertainment.

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Kingswood Hotel (1.40 miles)

Kingswood Hotel

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This beautiful, independently owned, country hotel, nestled in 2 acres of gardens and woodlands, boasts stunning panoramic views across the Firth of Forth and houses one of the area's best restaurants.
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Ahaven Bed & Breakfast (4.07 miles)

Ahaven Bed & Breakfast
This beautiful restored Victorian type accommodation features large, well appointed rooms - in a selection of single, double, twin and family rooms. Each room is approximately thirty-five square metres and has its own en-suite facilities, is ... More | visit website
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Ashgrove B&B (4.07 miles)

Ashgrove B&B
Ashgrove is a 3 Star rated Visit Scotland Bed and Breakfast located in Kirkcaldy. Ashgrove was built in the 1800's originally as a dairy. It has since been converted into a Bed & Braekfast that ... More | visit website
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Dunnikier House Hotel (4.31 miles)

Dunnikier House Hotel
For online availability and special internet rates click here The 18th Century character of the hotel, including, many of its original features, have been combined with the modern comforts and amenities of a ... More | visit website
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Aberdour Hotel (5.23 miles)

Aberdour Hotel

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A friendly, family-run hotel situated in one of Fife's picturesque coastal villages, specialising in fresh fare, using local Scottish produce where possible.

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Belvedere Hotel and Restaurant (5.58 miles)

Belvedere Hotel and Restaurant

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Located in the picturesque coastal village of West Wemyss, with magnificent views across the Firth of Forth to Edinburgh beyond, the Belvedere is ideally situated for business and pleasure alike. ... More

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Waterfront Apartments (6.13 miles)

Waterfront Apartments

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Our apartments have fully furnished bedrooms, bathrooms and kitchens and are equipped with all you need for your stay. Bedrooms are provided with everything from wardrobes to bed linen.Living rooms ... More

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Ocean Apartments (6.21 miles)

Ocean Apartments

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Ocean Apartments are modern, stylish, contemporary serviced apartments in Edinburgh. All Apartments have two bedrooms, two bathrooms, spacios lounge, fully equipped kitchen and two bathrooms. The apartments can sleep up to ... More

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Earl David Hotel (6.40 miles)

Earl David Hotel

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Our rooms have open views of Fife country side or of the village. We are approx.16 miles from St Andrews and approx, 45 minute by car to Edinburgh Centre or ... More

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Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Waterfront (6.40 miles)

Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Waterfront
Receive a warm welcome at the Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh-Waterfront hotel, a peaceful base close to the city centre. Complimentary parking means you can come and go at your leisure at the modern Holiday Inn ... More | visit website

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