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Brook Cottage

Falkland, Perthshire, Angus & Fife (Ref. 16253)

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
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  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher


34 Customer Reviews

  • "Fantastic little cottage with excellent country views"

    Reviewed by ChristopherJan 2020

  • "The original advert stayed close to local inn that served food etc however on arrival and speaking with some locals, they advised this had been bought over privately and was closed to the public."

    Was not too much of a hassle as there were others around a 10-15min walk to the next village. However, this was part of the reason we booked this particular cottage in the first place to allow us to be able to walk to a local and have some food and drink for new year.

    Reviewed by KerryDec 2019

  • "Stunning location and an excellently furnished cottage."

    All home comforts really appreciated.

    Reviewed by StuartSep 2019

  • "Well eqipped cottage in a lovely setting ,would go again"

    Reviewed by SylviaSep 2019

  • "Great holiday home however we did expect the a shop and a pub a little closer as described in the website."

    Our children loved the space and the views. The neighbours and the people in the village were very friendly.

    Reviewed by PaulaJul 2019

  • "Lovely warm cottage, clean, comfortable."

    Beautiful scenery, plenty to do round about.

    Reviewed by AnnOct 2018

  • "Lovely cottage in quiet village with rural views and off road walking path to Falkland Castle and its pretty village."

    Wifi not available but no problem for us.

    Reviewed by SherylJun 2018

  • "My wife had to clean dried excrement from the bathroom floor before we used."

    the door did not lock properly and when we went out we was always worrying about the security. when i got home i could not find my wedding ring and asumed i lost it at home but the owner phoned and said the ring was found at the cottage my wife offered to pay for the return of it that was three weeks ago and still waiting. i ... Continue reading

    the door did not lock properly and when we went out we was always worrying about the security. when i got home i could not find my wedding ring and asumed i lost it at home but the owner phoned and said the ring was found at the cottage my wife offered to pay for the return of it that was three weeks ago and still waiting. i am glad to say i booked our next holiday without third party involvement i would not used Sykes again.

    Reviewed by MichaelJun 2018

  • "This was a new holiday area for my family."

    We all really enjoyed the central situation, which allowed us to visit new parts of the country.

    Reviewed by AnneJul 2017

  • "Only downside was the lack of WiFi."

    The drive is very steep which wasn't a problem for our 4wd but our son's small car struggled!

    Reviewed by LesleyJul 2017

  • "Wifi would have been a welcome extra but apart from that everything was excellent!"

    Reviewed by AndreaJun 2017

  • "Brook Cottage was like a home from home."

    It had everything you possibly needed and so spacious but also so cosy. A delight to come back to every evening after a wonderful holiday in Scotland

    Reviewed by SamFeb 2017

  • "The cottage was excellent- very comfortable."

    The location was superb for walking the dogs but also within a short distance by car from the big cities/towns- Edinburgh, Perth, Sterling, St Andrews etc.Weather not brilliant but it didn't stop us from getting out. A very enjoyable holiday all round.

    Reviewed by GilbertAug 2016

  • "Our second visit."

    A lovely, cosy property with stunning, uninterrupted views and sunsets. Perfect location for exploring Fife. The property was very well equipped and the washer/dryer came into its own this time.

    Reviewed by NormaJun 2016

  • "A fantastic cottage - wonderfully light and with beautiful views over the surrounding countryside."

    Reviewed by BruceMar 2016

  • "We had a lovely break in this well equipped cosy cottage."

    It is very dog friendly which is good for us.

    Reviewed by ElizabethOct 2015

  • "A beautiful, comfortable cottage that felt very much like home in a fantastic area."

    The views are amazing and we spent many hours sitting outside admiring them. Lovely walk into Falkland which has good café's and shops. We will definitely return for another holiday.

    Reviewed by JoanneAug 2015

  • "A lovely cottage in a beautiful location, the views were outstanding, would love to stay here!"

    Reviewed by VivienneJun 2015

  • "We took an instant liking to Brook Cottage after the very first minute of arriving."

    The cottage was easy to find with ample parking space. Brook Cottage was spotless. It is a very roomy, comfortable and cosy cottage. The kitchen is very well equipped.

    Reviewed by MichaelMay 2015

  • "Location was great, the views are fantastic and there was lots of space for the 5 of us."

    The kids loved the twin room. Good space for parking and really helpful communication from the owners. A lovely house overall, we would definitely recommend. Conservatory was lovely too. A good place to stay for driving around Fife.

    Reviewed by ClaireApr 2015

  • "This was a property that ticked all the boxes."

    It was well appointed and comfortable, and in a quiet location with plenty of places to walk the dog. Ideally located for exploring the Kingdom of Fife and beyond. Close to the beautiful Falkland village with its castle and well kept old village properties. There were loads of places to eat and farm shops selling a vast ... Continue reading

    It was well appointed and comfortable, and in a quiet location with plenty of places to walk the dog. Ideally located for exploring the Kingdom of Fife and beyond. Close to the beautiful Falkland village with its castle and well kept old village properties. There were loads of places to eat and farm shops selling a vast array of local produce.

    Reviewed by NormaMar 2015

  • ""The cottage was very homely and well presented."

    It was well equipped with everything you would need and very relaxing. Ideally situated to visit the surrounding areas.

    Reviewed by NeilFeb 2015

  • "The views, very peaceful and great bus service and plenty of places to eat and drink within easy reach of Edinburgh,Dundee, Perth and St Andrews."

    Having a conservatory is a bonus as well as having its own gated driveway.

    Reviewed by AllanOct 2014

  • "A great cottage and fantastic scenery."

    Liked the two levels of the cottage. Everything that you needed was on hand and up to a good standard. Would happily visit this cottage again

    Reviewed by JohnSep 2014

  • "Brook cottage was like home from home."

    The view from the conservatory was breathtaking, the setting was lovely, pubs serving good food, and local shop within walking distances, everywhere was very friendly, and there were lots of places to visit within half an hour or so.

    Reviewed by HelenAug 2014

  • "The cottage was absolutely lovely, really comfortable."

    It was well equipped with lovely views over the countryside. We all had a really relaxing enjoyable holiday and would definitely go back next year.

    Reviewed by AnneJun 2014

  • "A lovely cottage in a beautiful area of Fife."

    Easy access to motorways to Perth, Edinburgh and Dunfermline. Cottage was very clean and tidy and had lovely views. All in all, we had a fabulous time and will definitely book again the next time we visit Scotland.

    Reviewed by RobbieFeb 2014

  • "The property we stayed in was excellent both in quality and positioning."

    Lovely part of Scotland. People very friendly and helpful.

    Reviewed by ChrisNov 2013

  • "A very comfortable cottage with loads of room."

    Extremely welcoming and well thought out. The owners were also very friendly and helpful.

    Reviewed by LizOct 2013

  • "Location and homeliness of the cottage."

    Quick response and information supplied by cottage owner and simplicity of booking made this an excellent choice.

    Reviewed by JacquiApr 2013

  • "Very peaceful and restful!"

    Suited the needs of all who stayed. Close enough to be accessible to home, but far enough away to be a retreat! Great to have the log fire, especially on those cold, blustery nights! Enjoyed the experience and will return.

    Reviewed by ShirleyDec 2012

  • "A very well presented and comfortable cottage."

    Thoughtful owners. Highly recommended.

    Mr BrooksOct 2012

  • "While I was not there for holiday, I really loved this property!"

    I travel a lot for work and do not really like staying in a small hotel room. This allowed me to grocery shop for myself and enjoy the company of friends that I know in the area. Absolutely loved it! ***** (5 STARS)

    Reviewed by CherylSep 2012

  • "The accommodation at Brook Cottage was excellent."

    It far surpassed what we had expected. We felt at home as soon as we walked in and although we were anxious to return home to loved ones it was hard to leave.If a return to Scotland is in our plans we will look no further than Brook Cottage for accommodation.

    Reviewed by FrankSep 2012

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The property

Falkland 0.75 miles.

Nestled under Falkland Hill, this delightful terraced cottage is superbly located in the hamlet of Newton of Falkland, close to the town of Falkland, in the heart of rural Fife in Scotland.

Well appointed throughout and providing stunning views of the Lomond Hills and Fife countryside, this Falkland cottage is ideal for families and friends looking to enjoy a tranquil break in Scotland, amidst gentle scenery and beautiful villages.

Full of charm, this Falkland cottage boasts three lower ground floor bedrooms, a king-size, double and twin, a well-equipped kitchen and a sitting room with warming woodburning stove, which opens out to the conservatory.

Outside your Fife holiday cottage is a lovely decked area with furniture, which looks out over the Fife countryside towards Falkland, an ideal spot for relaxing on a sunny day.

Just beyond this cottage in Fife are the attractive Falkland and Freuchie, the former being home to the impressive Falkland Palace, with its pretty gardens and original tennis court, along with fantastic walking and cycling around Falkland Estate.

A choice of fishing can be enjoyed from your Fife holiday home, either in the local fish farm or sea angling 15 miles away on the coast, and with St Andrews only 19 miles away the golfer is well catered for too.

A charming Falkland cottage, ideal for discovering this beautiful part of Scotland throughout the year.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x lower ground floor king-size double, 1 x lower ground floor double, 1 x lower ground floor twin
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Fitted kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove and doors to conservatory
  • Snug (seats 2).
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove in sitting room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Starter pack for woodburning stove available start of Sept
  • to end of March only, during other months fuel for stove can be purchased locally
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Rear enclosed decked area with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Licensed inn serving food 1 min walk
  • Shops and a further selection of pubs and restaurants 10 mins walk
  • Note: There are eleven steps from the ground floor level to the lower ground floor level.

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About the location


Perth 18 miles; St. Andrews 19 miles; Dundee 21 miles.

Falkland is a town and former royal burgh in Fife. The town sits at the foot of the Lomond Hills in beautiful rolling farmland. It is believed that Falkland was inhabited prior to the 12th century, however the village became more prominent following the building of Falkland Castle after 1160. The castle now sits within the grounds of Falkland Palace, the former royal palace of King James IV of Scotland in 1501, and now in the care of the National Trust for Scotland. Within the palace is the original real tennis court, built in 1539, which is the world’s oldest tennis court still in use. Nearby is the Lomond Hills Regional Park, offering walking with rewarding views, while the Fife coast, with its collection of attractive fishing villages such as Anstruther and Crail, is a must-see. St. Andrews is only a short drive away and with the rugged scenery of the Angus Glens and the cities of Edinburgh, Perth and Dundee all within easy reach, this great location has plenty to offer.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Christmas
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