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Balmule House

Balmule House Balmule House By Bowershall Just off the B915, Dunfermline KY12 0RZ Scotland
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#1 of 13 hotels in Dunfermline
Balmule House has roots and features that stretch back over 500 years yet has a dramatically transformed interior, designed and crafted with every modern convenience. Set amidst 30 acres of grounds just north of Dunfermline, the ancient Capital of Scotland, Balmule House provides the highest standards of luxury accommodation in opulent surroundings. With several stunning reception rooms, beautiful formal gardens and picturesque views in all directions, we have the perfect venue for your getaway or special occasion. Rarely will you ever find a building with such a rich heritage. Nor will you often see a home with such quality and comfort built into every last detail. To find both in one home is simply unheard of. So while the solid stone walls of this Fife tower house hold the history of every past resident, this is no museum piece. This is a living, breathing home for you to enjoy.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
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24-hour front desk
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Lucinda K wrote a review Jul 2021
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I was lucky enough to stay at Balmule House for my wedding weekend & I just had to write a review to say how wonderful it was! From the moment we arrived we were made to feel so welcome & relaxed, the owner Franc & his nephew showed us around the beautiful house & were helpful and accommodating which continued throughout our stay. During my wedding day morning they went over and above to assist my bridesmaids & I along with dealing with a few minor crises- I can’t thank Franc & his team enough! The historic house & grounds are so beautifully maintained, they really are a credit to Franc & his family’s hard work but Balmule also has all the mod cons you would expect in a modern luxury hotel- they have covered all bases. Franc also arranged for us to have a special meal the night before my wedding & brought in a high end caterer & serving team! We were delighted with the meal & once again the staff were all very friendly & attentive. Before leaving on the Sunday we had a delicious breakfast together- everything you could think of provided which was such a lovely way to spend the morning after my wedding. To any couples considering Balmule for their wedding- do it! The place is stunning & you couldn’t ask for a more delightful & capable host! Or to anyone just looking for a fabulous week/weekend away in gorgeous surroundings then this is the place for you.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Gary W wrote a review Jul 2021
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Our wedding at Balmule was an amazing experience from start to finish, the house itself was unbelievable and is of the highest standards! Franc the owner was on hand from the word go to help make things go as smoothly as possible and definitely goes above and beyond! He genuinely wants you to have the best experience possible and nothing was to much, I cannot recommend this venue highly enough!
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
jacklauder wrote a review Jul 2021
Dunfermline, United Kingdom13 contributions
Had our wedding at this amazing venue, as we fell in love with it on first sight. When we first met Franc and the team, we instantly felt at ease and know this was the one for us! Even with CV19 issues, Franc was amazing, with contact throughout and flexibility at every turn! When it came to the actual wedding weekend, nothing was too much, the staff went above and beyond at every turn! Between multiple young children and a bit of a control freak bride, they had it all covered! This venue is one of a kind, allows for intimate weddings as well as the space for a big one. The grounds are beautiful, the house is immaculate, and the staff - couldn't have asked for more! Cannot wait to come back to celebrate our anniversary for years to come!! Thank you from the bottom of our hearts!
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Hilary A wrote a review May 2021
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It was our Grandsons wedding on Sat. It was an amazing day spent with just the brides family and our family. Balmule house is beautilful and is set in the most beautiful grounds. Franc the owner and his nephew Michael plus the staff made us all feel special, it really was a magical day.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Leigh wrote a review May 2021
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Was at Balmule for my sons wedding at the weekend. The wedding was downsized because of covid but this did not affect the wedding at all it was a magical day. Frank and Michael and rest of staff made us all feel welcome and relaxed. The house and grounds are stunning, bedrooms were spotless and very comfortable, breakfast was really great. Nothing was too much trouble for any of the staff. I would highly recommend having your wedding here as the team will make your special day really special.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
US$210 - US$246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomScotlandFifeDunfermline
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Frequently Asked Questions about Balmule House
Which popular attractions are close to Balmule House?
Nearby attractions include Pittencrieff Park (4.3 km), Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum (4.4 km), and Knockhill Racing Circuit (4.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Balmule House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Balmule House?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Balmule House?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Balmule House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Dhoom, Antioch Turkish Restaurant, and Everest Inn.
Are there any historical sites close to Balmule House?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum (4.4 km), Dunfermline Abbey and Palace (4.2 km), and Abbot House Heritage Centre (4.1 km).