While staying at Sauchope Links Holiday Park there are many tourist attractions for you to enjoy. From Scone Palace, home of the Earls of Mansfield, to the Edinburgh Zoo, there is something for everyone here.
Zoos and Safaris
Just over an hour’s drive from our holiday park is the largest and most exciting wildlife attraction in Scotland - Edinburgh Zoo. In just one day you will meet over 1,000 facinating animals including giant pandas, koala bears and rhinos. Set in 82 acres of sloping parkland, you can experience a busy programme of educational events and activities from keeper talks to hands-on animal encounters, as well as hilltop safari rides.
Not far from Sauchope Links Park, is Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park, which promises to be a wild day out for all the family. From the Wildlife Animal Reserves to the Adventure Playground, there is plenty of fun and excitement for all the family. The park is home to an array of interesting and exotic animals including zebras, tigers and elephants and you would not want to miss the spectacular sea lion show.
Unearth Scotland’s Local Produce
Just a short drive away, is a long established family-run business, which has become somewhat of a local landmark. Cairnie Fruit Farm showcases a spectacular display of ready-picked fruit and delicious take-away home-baking. There is also a Funyard consiting of zip wires and go-carts to keep the kids entertained as you select your treats. The Mega Maze also offers hours of fun and there is even the option to go and pick your own fruit.
Fife Farmer’s Markets are held every Saturday across the area. Here you can find the best selection of fresh and organic food from Fife’s local farms and dairies. Local producers will showcase all types of meat, from beef to water buffalo and chicken to venison. There is also a selction vegetables, delicious fruit, cheeses and jams to chose from. This makes the Farmer’s Market is the best place to buy authentic Scottish produce to take home and cook a tasty traditional Scottish dish.
Take a Stroll through Scotland’s History
Just a brief walk away from Sauchope holiday park is Kellie Castle, which dates from as early as the 14th century. Its magnificent plaster ceilings, painted panelling and fine furniture designed by Sir Robert Lorimer make the castle a must see. The grounds and garden could easily be a day out in themselves too, with aches of woodland walks, a bird hide and an abundance of nature.
Slightly further afield, but still just under an hour’s drive is Scone Palace. The 5 star historic house was the crowning site for 42 Kings of Scotland including Macbeth. The palace has magnificent interiors, priceless collections and wooded grounds, as well as a unique Murray Star Maze, animals and a gift shop to keep the children entertained as you explore the luxury of this enchanting place.
And for when the weather is not in your favour
Why not visit St Andrews Aquarium? Nestled on St Andrews’ dramatic north facing cliffs, less than half an hour from our holiday park, the aquarium boasts one of the finest costal location in Scotland. As you step through the door you are transported into an underwater world of adventure and discovery where you will find yourself face to face with some of the most beautiful, dangerous and fascinating creatures of the watery worlds. From black tip reef sharks to spiders, lobsters to piranhas, loveable seals to their fabulous meerkats, the aquarium will not disappoint any member of your family.
Scotland’s Secret Bunker provides you with the opportunity to discover one of Scotland's best kept secrets for over 40 years. Hidden beneath a Scottish farmhouse, a tunnel leads you to 24,000 square feet of secret accommodation, 100 feet underground. Explore the twilight world of the veterans who lived their during the Cold War as you delve into the bunker, which started life as a radar station operated by the RAF.
Other tourist attractions near Sauchope Links, Crail, include: