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Tel code: 01592 | code search
Postcode: KY16 | code search
Population: 3400
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Leuchars is a historic village in north-east Fife in Scotland situated north of the River Eden six miles north-west of St Andrews. There was a settlement in the area from 1100 where Leuchars Castle once stood on Castle Knowe. The railway arrived in 1848 making Leuchars an important junction station which still operates a main line service. The War office acquired land here in 1908 for military testing and the Royal Air Force Station, RAF Leuchars was established in 1920; it is one of the busiest fighter bases and the longest operating military airfields in the world, with its relatively isolated location it is ideal for night training exercises, Tactical Leadership Training and Qualified Weapons Instructor Courses. The village is surrounded by beautiful countryside; it has holiday accommodation, B&B, an inn, shops and places to eat. Leuchars is a popular tourist destination and there are regular train services from Edinburgh, Dundee, Aberdeen and London. Historical attractions include the 12th century Parish Church of St. Athernase with Norman architecture and original choir and apse. The main attraction is the annual Airshow at RAF Leuchars, which is one of the best in the UK with low-flying jets and helicopters displaying difficult manoeuvres. To the east is Earlshall Castle built in 1546 by William Bruce and nearby is Tentsmuir Forest.

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Hillpark House (0.10 miles)

Hillpark House
Traditional sandstone country home standing in large walled garden, sympathetically restored offering luxury accommodation with either en-suite shower rooms or unique private Victorian canopy shower/bath. Thoughtful little extras, together with renowned Highland hospitality and ... More | visit website
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Milton Lea Bed & Breakfast (0.81 miles)

Milton Lea Bed & Breakfast
Leuchars train station and the villages of Balmullo, Guardbridge and Leuchars are all with an easy walking distance. St.Andrews, Dundee & Cupar are all within a 10 minute drive. Milton lea B&B only has ... More | visit website
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St Michaels Inn (1.05 miles)

St Michaels Inn
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Ideally located for visiting St. Andrews, the home of Golf, which is only 6 miles away. With the adjacent landscaped gardens, St. Michaels makes an ideal venue for any special ... More
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Vicarsford Lodge (1.65 miles)

Vicarsford Lodge

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A warm friendly atmosphere awaits you in our very comfortable and spacious period home. The unique location of Vicarsford Lodge will ensure that your stay is memorable. Situated in an ... More

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Drumoig Hotel & Golf Resort (2.32 miles)

Drumoig Hotel & Golf Resort

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Drumoig Hotel is set amongst 330 acres with its own 18-hole championship golf course.Its accommodation comprises 28 en-suite bedrooms of which 24 are located in unique lodges adjacent to the ... More

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Kirkton Barns Country House (2.90 miles)

Kirkton Barns Country House

Set in a tranquil location just 7 miles from St Andrews; the home of golf. We supply superb luxury accommodation for weekend breaks, golf breaks and family breaks as well as golf tours, sightseeing tours and ... More | visit website

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Rufflets Country House Hotel (3.88 miles)

Rufflets Country House Hotel
Welcome to Rufflets, which is one of the oldest established Country House Hotels in Scotland and has been privately owned and managed by the same family since 1952. The original turreted house, built in 1924, ... More | visit website
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Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa (4.00 miles)

Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa

Bordering the renowned 17th ‘Road Hole’ of the Old Course in the Home of Golf, the Old Course Hotel enjoys a spectacular location overlooking the famous links courses, the West Sands beach and the beautiful ... More | visit website

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Rusacks Hotel (4.26 miles)

Rusacks Hotel
Overlooking the famous Old Course in St Andrews centre, Macdonald Rusacks Hotel features a gastro pub and stylish champagne bar. There is free parking and 4-star rooms with Wi-Fi access. The luxurious rooms each have a ... More | visit website
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Best Western Scores Hotel (4.31 miles)

Best Western Scores Hotel

Whether you're travelling on business or pleasure, looking to see the sights in St. Andrews or experience the thrill of the Old Course firsthand we look forward to welcoming you to the Best Western Scores ... More | visit website

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