Established in 1983, Pillars of Hercules, situated next to the lovely wooded Falkland Estate,is one of the oldest organic farms in Scotland growing salads, vegetables, and fruits.
Cafe open daily 9-5 serving delicious meals, cakes and coffee.
Farm shop open daily 9-6 with a great selection of fresh organic fruit and vegetables as well as whole-foods, home baked breads and gluten-free food. The majority of the products being vegan friendly.
Crossford is ideally situated for easy access to many of Scotland's finest tourist attractions. We are just 2 miles from the ancient Scottish capital of Dunfermline whose abbey is the burial site of many of Scotlands kings and queens, up to and including Robert the Bruce.
Edinburgh and Glasgow are easily accessed from Crossford, as well as other areas of interest such as the picturesque sea village of Aberdour, Loch Leven with its RSPB bird reserve, Falkland, Falkirk, St Andrews and many more places than I have space to describe!
There are many local walks that immerse you into the beauty of Scotland, giving views of the three bridges that cross the Forth. Dean Plantation is a twenty minute walk away and is a wonderful forest, full of twisting paths, bubbling burns (streams), and ancient oaks.
The village has a small supermarket (co-op), a pharmacy, post office, chip shop, hair dresser, beauty salon and a public house, all just a few minutes walk from Laburnum House. Dunfermline offers a number of very good restaurants and eateries, as well as all the other shops and businesses you'd expect in a town.
Laburnum House is easily reached by road from the A994. We have ample free off road parking.
There is a regular bus service from Crossford to Dunfermline, with links to Edinburgh, Kirkcaldy, St Andrews, Aberdour and many more popular locations. There is also a direct service to Glasgow from Crossford. A time table is included in your welcome pack.
A quick bus/taxi journey takes you into Dunfermline, the ancient capital. You can then catch a train to take you over the majestic Forth Bridge and into Edinburgh, head off to Glasgow or the many other magical treats Scotland offers.
If you are flying in via Edinburgh Airport you can catch a train from Edinburgh Gate station direct to Dunfermline Town, and catch a bus or take a taxi to Crossford.
Much of the filming for the hit series took place in the Highlands, however a number of locations in Fife were also included. Fans will recognise the Bruce fountain in Falkland town centre which featured in one of the first scenes from the show.
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Discover Loch Leven
Only 14 miles from Crossford, Loch Leven is the ideal place for a picnic. The Heritage Trail is a refurbished 13 mile track winding around the Loch, perfect for cyclists and walkers alike.