Destination guide

The friendly area of Markinch awaits your stay

Learn about the unique charm of Markinch with a stay in a holiday home rental. This welcoming city is known for its restaurants, bars and golfing. Royal Yacht Britannia and Muirfield Golf Course are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Markinch

Do you want to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Markinch a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Muirfield Golf Course (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • Eden Mill St Andrews (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Knockhill Racing Circuit (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Abbot House (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
  • Swilken Bridge (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • St. Andrews Links (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Markinch

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Markinch is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Leven Beach (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Craigencalt Farm Ecology Centre (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Inchkeith (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Silver Sands Beach (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Elie Beach (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Balado Park (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Markinch

The nearest airport is in Dundee (DND), located 18.1 mi (29.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Edinburgh (EDI), which is 19.4 mi (31.3 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station is Markinch Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Markinch?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 125 holiday lettings around Markinch. From 28 Houses to 24 Flats, 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 Markinch?

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 Markinch:

  • New Town: 1,220 holiday homes
  • Leith: 629 holiday homes
  • Old Town: 1,153 holiday homes
  • West End: 905 holiday homes
  • Newington: 673 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 Markinch?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Markinch. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Markinch Station: 2,804 holiday lettings
  • Edinburgh Castle: 2,353 holiday lettings
  • Portobello Beach: 2,382 holiday lettings
  • Edinburgh Zoo: 2,329 holiday lettings
  • The Meadows: 2,337 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Markinch listed on HomeAway 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 Markinch?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 28 Houses in Markinch. Our other popular types of Markinch holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 24 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 63 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 63 self catering accommodations

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 Markinch?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Markinch. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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