Balbirnie Park Caravan Club Site (REF : BAP)

Glenrothes, Fife, KY7 6NR, Scotland

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Ideal for ...

  • Cycling
  • Dogs
  • Peaceful stays

Why stay here ...

Attractively set within 400 acres of parkland, Balbirnie Park Club site offers a variety of walks, some of which are suitable for cycling, wheelchairs and mobility scooters. The site is great for dog owners, as the site has plenty of open space and woodland. The site is a great holiday location for everyone in the family. You have a choice of pitches: those grouped in open areas and surrounded by statuesque mature trees or others located in charming shady glades.

The nearby village of Markinch is only steps away and offers grocery shops, a post office, restaurants, bars and cafes, most of which offer free WIFI and are dog friendly.

The stunning beaches of Elie, Leven and St Monans are just a short drive away, as well as as award winning fish and chips shop in Anstruther. The beautiful Falkland Palace and gardens are also only 5.5 miles from site and well worth a visit.

The site is only 15 minutes’ walk from the site putting the bustling cities of Edinburgh, Dundee and Perth in reach. The bus also stops directly outside the site making access to the local area easy.

For a more active way to spend the day visit Glenrothes and Kirkaldy sporting facilities or go swimming, ten pin bowling, ice skating, go carting or horse riding (all within five miles of the site). There is also a golf club in Balbirnie Park and a further 30 courses in Fife including the famous St Andrews course. The Balbirnie Park Club Site enjoys the annual Highland games for Markinch & Glenrothes located just opposite in the John Dalton Park, every first Saturday in June. Enjoy traditional bagpipes, dancing, tug of war and caber throwing.

Facilities on site ...

  • Baby changing facilities
  • BBQs allowed: charcoal, gas, electric
  • Disabled facilities: facilities for wheelchair disabled
  • Disabled shower room
  • Dishwashing area
  • Dog walk from site
  • Drive over waste disposal for motorhomes
  • Electric hook-up
  • Family washroom
  • Gas
  • Late arrivals area with electric hook-up
  • Laundry facilities
  • Toilet block
  • TV reception: fair

Prices

Extras

Price per night for extra car: £2.00

Supplements

Pitches

Touring pitch types Awning Without Awning
Standard (electric & hardstanding)

Yes

Yes

Standard (electric & grass)

Yes

Yes

Non-electric (hardstanding)
Non-electric (grass)
Serviced (electric & hardstanding)
Serviced (electric & grass)
Super (electric & hardstanding)

Nearby

Walking notes:
"Recommended in Balbirnie Park. There is also a coastal path from Burntisland to St. Andrews that is accessible from most coastal towns, the nearest of which is Leven about 7 miles from the site. Leaflets are available from the tourist board."

Supermarket notes:
The closest is Morrisons in Glenrothes, about 2 miles from the site.

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Map

Directions

Please do not use sat nav on final approach to the site. From South leave M90 at junction 2A (junction 3 if approaching from North) onto A92 (signposted Kirkcaldy) for about 15 miles. At Tullis Russell roundabout (see large chimneys on left) turn right onto B9130 (signposted Markinch, Balbirnie Park House Hotel, Balbirnie Park international caravan site sign). In 0.75 mile turn left at large white signpost into Balbirnie Park. The site entrance is on the right in 30 yards.

Sites key: Club Site

Postcode:
KY7 6NR
GPS:
Lat 56.20528 / Lon -3.14032
Plan a route to this site
OS field ref:
NO293018
OS map ref:
59
Handbook map ref:
F15

Transport links

  • Bus stop within 1 mile
  • Buses go to: Glenrothes and Leven
  • Car hire on site
  • Daily public Transport within 1 mile
  • Nearest park and ride: Edinburgh
  • Nearest train station: Markinch
  • Shop within 1 mile
  • Train station within 5 miles

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Amazing layoout

What a great site with poss one of the best layout in a woodland setting I have come across great wardens usual great facilities, good well stocked shop easy access to carry out all of our plans over the days found the site so welcoming we doubled out stay.
Motorhomer from Dorset

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Winter weekend

First visit to this site and really impressed. Was looking for a little winter weekend not to far from home. The site did not disappoint. Nice friendly welcome and speedy check in, which was ideal as it was getting dark. Nice large hard standing pitches, good space between caravans, excellent toilet block and spotless.  Great woodland setting would have you think you were mikes from anywhere, but in reality you are very close to shops etc. Great woodland walks adjacent the site and nice location for exploring. Would recommend to anyone.

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Top marks.

A superb site, well located for exploring the area, and even though busy, proved to be spotless, quiet and enjoyable. Full marks too for the wardens - could not have been friendlier or more helpful. A very pleasant and welcome introduction to Caravan Club UK sites for our Aussie cousin and his good lady on their first UK motorhome tour. John & Sharon K.

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Gem in the trees

Our first visit to this site and we most certainly will be back. Lovely location, pitch in the trees was just great and near to the toilet block as I have a walking problem. The wardens were wonderful very hardworking and helpful. We really enjoyed our short stay here and look forward to a return visit next year.
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Fabulous Fife

What a gem set in the heartland of The Kingdom of Fife fantastic for touring the "East Neuk " and further afield. Four hundred acres of parkland for dog lovers nearby fantastic walks great train and bus services wonderful eating places in Markinch two minutes walk away and lovely people. Beautifully maintained by the friendly wardens even clearing the fallen leaves on a daily basis. Thank you for a great break.
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Site contact details

Telephone:
01592 759130

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Please note: Please call the site direct to book if booking a standard non awning pitch with an outfit which is over 6.5m or if booking a standard awning pitch with an outfit which is over 8.5m.