Destination guide

Friendly Glenrothes will entice you

The gardens and countryside provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Glenrothes. Well known for its bars, restaurants and spas, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Royal Yacht Britannia and Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Glenrothes

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Glenrothes a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Our Dynamic Earth (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Muirfield Golf Course (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Knockhill Racing Circuit (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Abbot House (14.1 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Deep Sea World (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Eden Mill St Andrews (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Glenrothes

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Glenrothes is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Princes Street Gardens (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Arthur's Seat (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Calton Hill (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • Leven Beach (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Craigencalt Farm Ecology Centre (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Glenrothes

The nearest airport is in Dundee (DND), located 18.6 mi (29.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Edinburgh (EDI), which is 18.7 mi (30.1 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Markinch Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Glenrothes?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 212 holiday rentals around Glenrothes. From 90 Houses to 45 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Glenrothes is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Glenrothes?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Glenrothes:

  • Old Town: 1,108 holiday homes
  • New Town: 1,177 holiday homes
  • Leith: 630 holiday homes
  • Bruntsfield: 1,762 holiday homes
  • Trinity: 188 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Glenrothes?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Glenrothes. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Lomond Hills: 970 holiday rentals
  • Bongos Soft Play Centre: 2,781 holiday rentals
  • Deep Sea World: 1,568 holiday rentals
  • Skydive Saint Andrews: 2,582 holiday rentals
  • Edinburgh Castle: 2,275 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Glenrothes listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Glenrothes?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 90 Houses in Glenrothes. Our other popular types of Glenrothes holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 45 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 59 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 59 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Glenrothes?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Glenrothes. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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