This award winning 450-year-old castle combines history and refinement, together with a Treehouse Suite.


This 450 year old castle offers all the character of the past together with comforts that today's visitor expects from an award winning hotel.

Fernie Castle has twenty individually appointed bedrooms all of which are en-suite and boast the usual refinements of today’s requirements. 

The Treehouse suite is perched in 6 lofty sycamores in its own glade, especially designed with three balconies offering views over the countryside.

Discounted rates for longer stays from May to September are available. Please see Available Rooms for the promotion codes.

History to the present day

The ancient Castle of Fernie was first recorded in 1353 when it belonged to the Earl of Fife - Duncan the 13th. The Keep Bar dates back to 1530.

Food and Drinks

Dinner may be enjoyed in the Auld Alliance Room, with its massive Georgian chandelier, fresh flowers and candles, all reflected in a huge mirror. The Keep Bar dating from 1530 serves a full range of cocktails and drinks. The Turret Bistro is available for more informal dining and there is a quieter residents lounge on the first floor.

Grounds and gardens

Situated in 17 acres of woodlands with its own lochan, perfect for walks or just to relax and take in the scenery.

Other facilities

Wi fi is available within the castle. Parking is readily available.


Free broadband access (wired)

Shared gardens

Children's cots

Children's highchairs

Food and Drinks


Cooked breakfast (included)

Lunch available (at additional cost)

Dinner available (at additional cost)


Picnic area

Nearby Recreations

Recommended walks

Beach (a short drive)

Pub (a short drive)

Museums (a short drive)

Historic houses


Golf course (a short drive)

Recommended restaurants (a short drive)

Theatre (a short drive)


14th century buildings

Breakfast Included

Parking (free)

No smoking

Historic Property

Age restrictions

Children welcome

Minimum age 5

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Arrival Info

Address: Fernie Castle, Letham, by Cupar, Fife, Scotland, FifeKY15 7RU, United Kingdom

Check In: Between 3pm and 6pm Check Out: Before 11am

Directions: From Edinburgh: Go over the Forth Road Bridge onto the A90, follow onto the M90 and exit at Junction 2a for Dundee A92. Stay on this road for 30 minutes passing Ladybank then Letham. Continue for half mile and you will see the entrance to the Castle on the right.

Cupar and Ladybank railway stations have direct links to London.