News and Updates

Welcome to the Rufflets St Andrews blog, where you’ll find hotel information
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A peek into our archives

January 10, 2020

Did you know that Rufflets is recognised as one of the oldest established hotels in St Andrews? It was one of the first country house hotels in Scotland when it opened in 1952, but it wasn’t always a hotel. Until 1924 the ten acres…

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20 activities to do in 2020

January 3, 2020

A new year calls for new adventures. This New Year (and new decade) presents an opportunity to make good on all those broken promises to travel. Find the perfect activity or place to visit from our top 20 to put on your Fife bucket…

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What’s on in January

December 27, 2019

If you have been busy entertaining family and friends over Christmas and New Year, January can be a truly magical time to visit Fife and recharge your batteries. With our colourful fishing villages, wonderful beaches and coastline, there is plenty of opportunity to get…

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A picture is worth a thousand words

December 20, 2019

Our festive season is in full swing from family get-togethers and office parties to afternoon teas with mulled wine and final planning for Hogmanay. It’s about this time of the year that we reflect on the year passed and what better way to illustrate…

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Dressing your cake for Christmas

December 13, 2019

Welcome back to the second part of our Christmas cake series. Last time, chef had shared his traditional Christmas cake recipe and if you baked your cake in October or early November and have been feeding it every week or so with whisky, brandy…

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Fun Christmas Facts

December 6, 2019

Have you ever wondered how some of our most popular Christmas traditions started? Why we decorate our homes with a Christmas tree, kiss under the mistletoe or why different countries have different names for Father Christmas? Many of our Christmas traditions have interesting origins,…

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