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Wimbledon can only mean one thing…

July 5, 2019

In the kitchen garden at Rufflets we are enjoying the first of our strawberry harvest just in time for the Championships, Wimbledon. Along with collecting the daily harvest from the garden, David Kinnes, head chef also forages in the woodland surrounding the hotel for…

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What’s on in July

June 28, 2019

July is the perfect time to discover Fife’s outdoor attractions and open-air events. We have more than our fair share of beautiful gardens to explore and since many are within palaces and castles, it’s also an opportunity to peek inside. There are more highland…

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Ever to Excel

June 21, 2019

Founded in the early 15th century, the University of St Andrews is the oldest of the four ancient universities of Scotland’s and the third oldest in the English speaking world (after Cambridge and Oxford). June marks the summer graduation ceremony for thousands of students…

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Summer Staycation

June 14, 2019

Summer will soon be in in full swing and while some of us are dreaming about jetting off on a faraway voyage, there’s just as much adventure to be found closer to home. The hassle of swapping currencies along with unfavourable exchange rates, booking…

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Behind the scenes

June 7, 2019

We’ve had more than our fair share of rain in St Andrews recently which has meant it’s been a soggy few weeks in the kitchen garden. We caught up with Head Gardener – Phil Harper to find out what is happening in the garden…

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What’s on in June

May 31, 2019

If you are visiting us in June and haven’t experienced a Highland Games, there are several taking place in Fife this month. Highland games have been a part of Scotland’s culture for hundreds of years and each event has a unique character and their…

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