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An impressive Victorian mansion at the heart of a 1,200-acre estate in one of the most unspoilt areas of Scotland. Explore the spacious gardens, woodland walks and gorgeous shoreline.

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Rooms: 3 b&b rooms; 7 self catering apartments; 2 cottages
Price:

Bed & Breakfast Rooms from £104 per night Cottages From £290 per week Apartment From £290 per week - Short Breaks Available

Meals: Breakfast included with B&B - Breakfast £12.50 for guest staying in any self catering property.
Open: Year round (except Christmas and New Year)
Address: Cambo House, Cambo Estate, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 8QD
 

Why we've chosen Cambo House:

How does Cambo House minimise its impact on the environment and contribute to a sense of place?

Having been awarded Silver from the GTBS, Cambo has implemented a number of green initiatives to reduce their draw on natural resources. In terms of energy, energy efficient lighting is used throughout the house, and many are activated by sensors so comes on only as / when required.  The majority of appliances have good ratings, and old equipment is replaced with more efficient products when the items cannot be repaired. To minimize the amount of waste sent to landfill, recycling bins are provided for guest use so paper, plastic, card, aluminum and all coloured glass recyclables can be separated. Water savers have been implemented in cisterns throughout many areas of the house, and are being installed elsewhere as renovations take place. Rainwater is harvested for use in the garden.

The vast majority of the food served is sourced very locally.  Fruit, vegetables and flowers grown in the walled Victorian garden are for guests use. Both this garden and the surrounding farm grow organically. To minimise their impact on the stunning St Andrews region, guests are encouraged to arrive car-free either on foot from coastal paths, or the public transport via the hourly bus service from St Andrews to Leven.

Top Eco Features at Cambo House

 
  • Much of the lighting is activated by sensors so energy is only used when necessary

  • Water savers in the cisterns

  • Rainwater is collected for use in the garden

  • Recycling bins are available to guests

  • Fruit & vegetables are grown for guest's use

  • Awarded Silver in the Green Tourism Business Scheme

 

Location

Cambo House, St Andrews, Fife, Scotland
Nearest train station: Leuchars Train Station

Directions from station:
Leuchars Train Station has a connecting bus service to St Andrews. You can then get the number 95 to Cambo. The journey would take approximately 30 minutes. There is a 5/10 minute walk down the drive to the main house from the bus stop.

Plan your journey by train

Buy rail tickets online and then collect them at any main station.
Bookings usually open 10-12 weeks before your date of travel.