Destination guide

The secluded area of Kirkcaldy awaits your stay

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Kirkcaldy. Well known for its bars, rowing and ice skating, this trendy city won't disappoint. Royal Yacht Britannia and Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Kirkcaldy

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Kirkcaldy a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Our Dynamic Earth (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Edinburgh Zoo (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Muirfield Golf Course (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Omni Centre Edinburgh (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Deep Sea World (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Kirkcaldy

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Kirkcaldy is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Arthur's Seat (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Princes Street Gardens (12.3 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Calton Hill (12 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Holyrood Park (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Craigencalt Farm Ecology Centre (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Kirkcaldy

Fly into Edinburgh (EDI), the closest airport, located 14.5 mi (23.4 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Dundee (DND), which is 23.1 mi (37.2 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Kirkcaldy Station or Glenrothes with Thornton Station to see more of the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Kirkcaldy?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,844 holiday lettings around Kirkcaldy. From 1,558 flats & apartments to 120 houses, 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 Kirkcaldy?

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 Kirkcaldy:

  • New Town: 1,115 holiday homes
  • Old Town: 1,053 holiday homes
  • Leith: 543 holiday homes
  • West End: 818 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 Kirkcaldy? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Kirkcaldy. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Kirkcaldy Station: 2,441 holiday lettings
  • Glenrothes with Thornton Station: 2,625 holiday lettings
  • East Vows Complementary Health: 2,438 holiday lettings
  • Kirkcaldy Museum and Art Gallery: 2,436 holiday lettings
  • Fife Ice Arena: 2,546 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Kirkcaldy 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 Flats in Kirkcaldy?

Yes, of course. offers 1,558 Flats in Kirkcaldy. Our other popular types of Kirkcaldy holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 120 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 124 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 1,552 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Kirkcaldy?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 70 holiday homes with pool available in Kirkcaldy. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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