• Weddings

    Balbirnie is a luxury Scottish wedding venue, providing the ideal country house..

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    Privately owned and personally managed since opening as a hotel..

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  • Dining

    A feature of visiting Balbirnie is undoubtedly trying our wonderful..

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One of the country's
finest small luxury hotels

An award-winning luxury country house hotel, superbly located between Edinburgh and St Andrews


Balbirnie House is an award-winning luxury country house hotel nestled within 400 acres of beautiful parkland in the heart of Fife. Our Grade A listed Georgian mansion, voted Hotel of the Year at the Scottish Hotel Awards and Haute Grandeur Europe’s Best Destination Wedding Retreat, was built in 1777 and is near the village of Markinch, between Edinburgh and St Andrews.

We combine fine food, beautiful surroundings and friendly Scottish hospitality to create a wonderful experience for our guests, whatever the occasion of your visit. From weddings to conferences, mini-breaks to exclusive hire, we have the perfect setting for you.


Please kindly note that Balbirnie House Hotel operates as a cashless business.