Long drives and short breaks are not the most convenient of combinations.
If you would like a short break without a long journey then book in for some tranquillity with this Big Deal at The Elgin Hotel by Dunfermline.
A half hour drive from Edinburgh and just over 45 minutes from Glasgow, The Elgin Hotel is a beautiful country house hotel situated in the picturesque village of Charlestown, Fife.
Views over Firth of Forth
The fifteen bed hotel has great views over the Firth of Forth, the Pentland Hills and the world famous Forth Bridges.
With a great reputation for fine food and a warm welcome, it’s the perfect place for a getaway break.
Available seven days a week, option one is for two people to enjoy an overnight stay with a full Scottish breakfast in the morning.
Option two is the romance package – perfect for the couple who want to enjoy some time together.
Also available seven days a week, the romance package includes an overnight stay with a three course set dinner in the evening and a full Scottish breakfast in the morning.
A bottle of sparkling wine and chocolates in your room on arrival will help set the mood for your stay.
The fifteen rooms are all ensuite and equipped with TVs, free WiFi access and drinks facilities. Many of the rooms have sea views.
Overlooking the Firth of Forth, The Elgin’s restaurant uses fresh, seasonal ingredients in the dishes on their regularly changing menus. Popular starters include the king prawns in a crispy coating with a Thai sweet chilli dipping sauce and the chicken and pork liver pâté.
Scotland’s larder is showcased with choices like the Highland salmon topped with prawns in a creamy Drambuie and dill sauce while Mediterranean influences shine through on dishes like the penne pasta with chicken and chorizo.
The Elgin Hotel has lots of admirers on TripAdvisor with many reviews praising the friendliness of the staff:
‘Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Wonderful hotel. We had a lovely big room overlooking the Firth of Forth – well equipped and warm. The staff were lovely and friendly and the food was great – enormous portions. Many thanks for a great break.’
Christmas gift idea
With vouchers valid until the end of March 2015, this Big Deal could be used as a thoughtful Christmas gift.
Having a short break to look forward to is always welcome.