Location

Baincraig Lodge is located up a farm track, half a mile outside Auchtermuchty, a village in the wide valley known as the Howe of Fife. Auchtermuchty is on the A91, nine miles to the east of the M90, which is the motorway running north from the Forth Road Bridge to Perth and Dundee.

Directions

Coming from the south on M90, take Junction 8 signposted for St. Andrews. Continue east for about nine miles. As you approach Auchtermuchty, turn left at the 30mph signs. Take the third turning on the left. This is a small, tight turn taking you into Leckiebank Road. Continue up this road. – It becomes a farm road after about ¼ of a mile. – Continue a little further until you see Baincraig on the right.

Coming from the north on M90, take Junction 7 signposted for Stirling/Milnathort. Turn right, rejoining motorway going north again and come off at Junction 8 - see above.

Coming from Dundee on A92, about 13 miles south of Dundee, turn right at Melville Lodges roundabout onto the A91. This is signposted M90 heading for Auchtermuchty/Milnathort. Approximately five miles along this road you will reach Auchtermuchty. Continue through village until you cross a pedestrian crossing. You should then turn right, up the High Street. You will go through the village square, and then past some shops. Once past the Co-op shop on your right, you take the third turning on the right. This is Leckiebank Road. Continue up this road. It becomes a farm road after about ¼ of a mile. Continue a little further until you see Baincraig on the right.

Public transport

Rail - Our nearest stations are Ladybank and Cupar, from which you can catch trains to Edinburgh and to places along the Fife Coastal Path from Kirkcaldy to Inverkeithing, as well as up to Dundee and further north. See www.nationalrail.co.uk for train times.

Buses - Buses to Edinburgh leave from park and ride facilities at Kinross, Halbeath and Ferrytoll (Inverkeithing). See www.megabus.com for details of bus times. Auchtermuchty is on local bus routes 23 and 64 which go from Glenrothes to St Andrews. Timetables are in the Lodge.