Located 1.5 miles from the town of St Andrews, Scooniehill Farmhouse is a farmhouse with a large garden, offering panoramic views of the Scottish countryside. It offers cooked breakfasts, free parking and free WiFi.

Each bedroom has an en suite shower room or external private bathroom with a hairdryer and free toiletries. They also have tea/coffee making facilities with handmade chocolates.

Guests can enjoy a full Scottish breakfast or a Continental-style breakfast. All ingredients used are fresh and locally produced where possible.

A 5 minutes' drive from the world-famous St. Andrews Links golf club, Scooniehill Farmhouse is just 2 miles from St Andrews town center.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Scooniehill Farm House B&B has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Feb 19, 2013

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Max adults: 2
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  • 1 king bed
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Max adults: 3
Double or Twin Room with View
  • 3 twin beds
  • 1 twin bed and
  • 1 king bed
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Max adults: 3
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  • The staff speaks English
Closest beach
  • St Andrews East Sands Beach

    St Andrews East Sands Beach

    9.1 Wonderful beach
    1.2 miles from property
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Hosted by Sam and Mike

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Sam and Mike
Our bed and breakfast is located in an beautiful old farmhouse on the outskirts of St Andrews. It offers the proximity to a vibrant town, famous for golfing and it's university but the added peace, tranquility and views from a semi rural area looking down on the town and the sea from a high viewpoint. We currently have four rooms (3 en-suite and 1 with an external private bathroom) and a self-catering hut/ one bedroom chalet in our garden (called Morag). As a gift from us to you, you will be greeted with some complimentary chocolates from Maleys (Mike is a chocolatier in his other world!). Our farmhouse breakfast uses local produce where possible with our bacon, sausage, black pudding and eggs all coming from local sources, and our jams and marmalade being made right here in our kitchen! Our spacious garden offers outdoor seating in our walled garden at the front and panoramic views of the area at the back. Our team is 50% human, 50% feline, with Mr Stripes and Zeus living on the premises (the cats don't enter the rooms but they are often to found lazing in the sunroom). We hope to see you soon at Scooniehill 😊
We are a friendly couple who will try our very best to ensure that your stay at Scooniehill is as enjoyable and comfortable as possible. We took over at Scooniehill in March 2019 and continue to improve our guest experience. Sam is originally from Northern Ireland but lived in England for almost twenty years before taking the leap and becoming a hotelier ! Mike hails from central Scotland and after many years in banking decided to embark on a career as a chocolatier and children's party entertainer! The fruits of his labour are available to sample and buy at Scooniehill 🍫.
Scooniehill Farmhouse is ideally situated with the best of both worlds: 1.5 miles from the centre of the vibrant university and golfing town of St Andrew's but also right in the heart of the countryside with excellent views of the rolling Fife hills and total tranquility if you're looking to 'get away from it all'. For a town of it's size, St Andrews has a remarkable amount of things to do and see from history (our cathedral and castle), to sport (there are 10 golf courses in the immediate area), museums (golf, preservation, local history and the university) to entertainment (we have our own cinema and theatre and many local events). We also have stunning beaches and lots of opportunities for walking. The town also boasts many great eateries of a very high standard
Language spoken: English
Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • The Old Course at St. Andrew's Golf Course
    1.5 miles
  • St Andrews - Eden Course
    1.5 miles
  • St Andrews Cathedral
    1.6 miles
  • St Andrews - New Course
    1.6 miles
  • St Andrews University
    1.6 miles
  • St Andrews - Jubilee Course
    1.8 miles
  • Fairmont St Andrews Bay Golf Course
    2 miles
  • St Andrews - Strathtyrum Course
    2.5 miles
  • Kingsbarns Golf Links
    5.8 miles
  • Anstruther Golf Club
    7.5 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant The Grange
    1 miles
  • Restaurant Forgans
    2 miles
  • Cafe/Bar costa / starbucks
    2 miles
  • Restaurant mitchells
    2 miles
Top attractions
  • Discovery Point
    11.7 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea st andrews north sea
    2 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • St Andrews East Sands Beach
    1.2 miles
  • West Sands Beach
    1.9 miles
  • Tentsmuir Beach
    4.2 miles
  • Kingsbarns Beach
    6 miles
Closest Airports
  • Dundee Airport
    12.9 miles
  • Edinburgh Airport
    33.6 miles
How to get to Scooniehill Farm House B&B from Edinburgh Airport
    Private shuttle
    Free parking is available.
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Amenities of Scooniehill Farm House B&B Great facilities! Review score, 9.8
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Guest bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Garden view
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
  • Dryer
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
  • Mini golf Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Special diet meals (on request)
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Baggage storage
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Books, DVDs or music for children
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Scooniehill Farm House B&B takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 8:00 PM


7:30 AM - 11:00 AM


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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

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Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

If using satellite navigation to reach the guest house, please use the following co-ordinates: 56.317636, -2.794669

Please note that the property do not accept American Express or Diners Card as methods of payment.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Please inform Scooniehill Farm House B&B of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Scooniehill Farm House B&B

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Scooniehill Farm House B&B by:

    • Train 1min
    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 1h

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Scooniehill Farm House B&B (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • Room options at Scooniehill Farm House B&B include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Chalet

  • The prices at Scooniehill Farm House B&B may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Guests staying at Scooniehill Farm House B&B can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • À la carte

  • Scooniehill Farm House B&B is 1.6 miles from the center of St. Andrews.

  • Check-in at Scooniehill Farm House B&B is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Scooniehill Farm House B&B offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Mini golf
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)