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 features

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 rentals are available around Glenrothes?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 264 holiday lettings around Glenrothes. From 39 houses to 98 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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 accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Glenrothes:

  • New Town: 1,114 holiday homes
  • Old Town: 864 holiday homes
  • Leith: 495 holiday homes
  • West End: 673 holiday homes
  • Newington: 625 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Glenrothes? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Glenrothes. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Markinch Station: 1,812 holiday lettings
  • Skydive Saint Andrews: 1,671 holiday lettings
  • Bongos Soft Play Centre: 1,819 holiday lettings
  • Elie Beach: 734 holiday lettings
  • Portobello Beach: 2,199 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Glenrothes listed on 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. offers 39 Houses in Glenrothes. Our other popular types of Glenrothes holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 98 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 108 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 98 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Glenrothes?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 60 holiday homes with pool available in Glenrothes. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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