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Balbirnie House Hotel

Balbirnie House Hotel looks like a charming Scottish palace that is surrounded by woodland and all guests are invited as truly honored person there.


The hotel is situated in Markinch Village far away from the city hustle offering guests perfect relaxing atmosphere. They may feel themselves medieval lords enjoying the surrounding nature. On the other hand, some 6 minutes by car and guests reach Glenrothes therefore location is extremely convenient.

The hotel invites guests to the historic building of the XIX century. For centuries those lands had been owned by the Balfour dynasty. Thus, the hotel faces show charm and power of the Victorian Age.


The hotel offers rooms of the following types: single, standard double or twin, deluxe double ones. Accommodations are designed in contemporary style but the royal charm is present there: luxury furniture, pictures, charming views make staying there unforgettable. Rooms are equipped all necessary modern amenities and are spacious enough for a family.

Totally, the hotel suggests booking one of 31 rooms that are designed individually to meet all guests’ preferences.

Hotel amenities

Listing all hotel amenities is rather complicated task – they are numerous. Referring to eat& drink amenities, there exist several special offers: the gorgeous Orangery Restaurant where Continental and Scottish breakfasts are served. The restaurant is ready to offer the Scottish main gastronomic masterpieces as well. Besides, guests are invited to Balbirnie bistro with casual dining or to the Chef’s table where exquisite meals are being cooked. The Library Bar is an icing on the cake – guests take their favorite drinks, interesting books and enter other world full of relax and dreams.

The hotel is a perfect solution for wedding and that has been proven by its numerous awards calling Balbirnie House Hotel the best wedding hotel in Scotland.

The hotel is perfect for business as well offering the spacious ballroom, the boardroom equipped by LCD plasma screen and other video and audio systems. Several rooms for negotiations make it convenient to hold any business events. A gorgeous banquet is expected to become an effective conclusion.

There offered golf courses and 400-acre Markinch Village park for the evening promenade. Guests are allowed to take pets with. Moreover, free parking is available. The hotel staff speaks the following languages: English, French, Hungarian and Polish.

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Award-winning Balbirnie is a relaxing country mansion with free Wi-Fi, good food, beautiful grounds, fine bedrooms, and the 18-hole Balbirnie Park Golf Course, all within a 400-acre park in Markinch.

Markinch Train Station is about 1.6 km away and the historic city of Edinburgh, with its iconic castle, is 1 hour's drive away.

There are 2 restaurants: the elegant Orangery Restaurant and The Bistro, where classic dishes are made from seasonal produce. There is also a large wine cellar.

Located 1 hour from Glasgow, Balbirnie House Hotel boasts bedrooms with Molton Brown toiletries, satellite TV and mineral water. Some have wonderful garden views.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

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Balbirnie House Hotel has been welcoming guests since 8 Jun 2009.