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The Golden Acorn, Glenrothes

Located in central Fife, Glenrothes has excellent recreational facilities, including parkland, various sports venues and two golf courses.

One of the best ways to discover Glenrothes is to explore the Town Art Trail – 172 public artworks, including a family of hippos, a ring of dancing children, giant mushrooms and 13 carved concrete slabs arranged in a circle of standing stones.

From £50 per night


01592 751175


1 North Street, Glenrothes, Fife, Scotland, KY7 5NA


The Golden Acorn has 26 bedrooms, all of which are available as either king-size, doubles or twins.

All of our rooms are en suite and include tea- and coffee-making facilities, complimentary water, hairdryer and flat-screen television. Unlimited free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel and in the bar area.

Rooms with adjoining doors are available, on request, ideal for families or larger groups.

Also, please note that our lift is small and may not accommodate all wheelchairs, so please…

..for adjoining rooms and to check about the lift – contact the hotel for more details:

  • meeting_roomAdjoining rooms
  • showerBath and shower
  • child_friendlyChildren welcome
  • waterComplimentary water
  • showerEn suite
  • more_timeExpress check-out
  • family_restroomFamily rooms
  • local_parkingFree parking on site
  • live_tvFreeview TV
  • ironIron and ironing board
  • elevatorLift
  • luggageLuggage storage
  • accessibleStep-free access
  • local_cafeTea and coffee facilities
  • wifiUnlimited free Wi-Fi
  • person_offUnmanned reception
  • usbUSB ports
Crail Harbour, Fife

Local attractions

The Fife region has much to welcome visitors. Golfers delight in the array of courses available. One of the most famous of them all, St Andrews, is only a 20-mile drive away.

For non-golfers, the beautiful scenery of the Fife area is one of its main attractions, as are some of Scotland’s best-kept beaches, the delightful East Neuk fishing villages and the historic Falkland Palace, former residence of Mary, Queen of Scots (only a 10-minute drive away).

Walkers and wildlife-lovers can explore the surrounding countryside and walk the Fife Coastal Path.

Great walks can also be found on the nearby Lomond Hills and at Loch Leven.

Local transport

Glenrothes bus station is a one-minute walk from the hotel. Thornton and Markinch railway stations are both a five-minute taxi ride; for times and services:


On-site parking is available. Drivers need to input their vehicle registration on a console in the pub/hotel and collect a permit from reception.

Alternatively, pay-and-display parking is available in several nearby car parks. Your nearest car park is on North Street, opposite our hotel.


Approaching Glenrothes on the A92 from Edinburgh, turn left off the A92 at the Preston roundabout (signposted town centre). At the Queensway roundabout, turn left. The Golden Acorn is on your right, approximately 100 metres down the road.

Approaching Glenrothes on the A92 from Dundee, turn right off the A92 at the Preston roundabout (signposted town centre). At the Queensway roundabout, turn left. The Golden Acorn is on your right, approximately 100 metres down the road.

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Unwind at our authentic Wetherspoon pubs

Every hotel is also attached to a Wetherspoon pub, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, including club deals (such as Curry Club® and Steak Club®) and a range of hot, soft and alcoholic drinks, all conveniently located for hotel guests to enjoy during their stay with us.

Bar and seating inside The Golden Acorn pub

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