Golf Accommodation

Unique detatched property, only 10 miles from The Open in St Andrews.

The Open Championship will be played over the Old Course in St Andrews in 2022. This will be the 150th championship and the 30th time the golf event has been hosted by the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews.

We are looking forward to offering our unique accommodation and additional benefits to rent during the dates of the 2022 Open Golf Championship, between 10th and 18th July 2022.

Property Facilities

  • Wifi Internet available
  • Large private garden
  • BBQ
  • External utility with washing machine, tumble dryer, ironing board
  • Car parking
  • 8 double bedrooms – all with ensuite wetroom showers
  • 3 baths
  • 4 kitchens
  • Space for 16 guests (or more) to eat and socialise together
  • Option to sub divide the property for privacy of smaller groups
  • Daily cleaners – please confirm if this would be required
  • Hot tub hire is available from our partner , please book with them separately.
Aerial view of the Rings
Peaceful rural location within walking distance of unique historic hickory golf experience

Additional benefits of staying with us for the Open Golf Championship in St Andrews

  • only 20 minute drive from St Andrews
  • space to land a helicopter
  • option of personalised drop off and collection in St Andrews at the Golf – no need to find parking!
  • Unique and Authentic Historic golfing experience within walking distance at Kingarrock Hickory golf
  • more than 40 golf courses within travelling distance of The Rings

About the Cottage

Our cottage can accommodate groups of up to 16 people for the Open Golf at St Andrews. The wall between the two main living areas can move to make one open plan space if all the golfing fans wish to sit and eat together.

The house can be sub-divided to allow a large group of golfers to have smaller private spaces. All the rooms are on one level with corridors and doors wheel chair accessible.

Floor plan of the Rings

Golf nearby

Within walking distance along a rural pathway is the Kingarrock Hickory golf, located at Hill of Tarvit House; a National Trust property. Experience authentic golfing history on a unique 9 hole golf course using the hickory golf clubs which were the tools of golf in the Edwardian era. To find out more or make a booking please visit:

There are more than 40 golf courses within travelling distance of The Rings, including:

  • Ladybank Golf Course,
  • Elie Golf Course,
  • Crail Golf Course,
  • Lundin Links Golf Course,
  • Leven Golf Course,
  • Elmwood Golf Course in Springfield near Cupar and
  • Falkland Golf Course.

For more information visit: Some you may not have heard of but they have excellent reputations.

Travel to St Andrews Open Golf Championship

Airport transfers and venue transportation to the St Andrews Open Golf Championship is not included but can be arranged for an additional cost.

St Andrews, and the R&A golf course is 20mins drive away, and Edinburgh an hour’s drive. Perthshire and the Angus glens are all within easy reach for day trips.

There is a train station in Cupar and another at Ladybank. There’s more information on public transport on our Planning Your Stay page. You can use this for your arrival or to travel back and forth to the Open Golf Championship in St Andrews.

We are a farm and can offer the possibility of landing a helicopter on our ground near to the Rings if that would be helpful to guests booking to stay for the Open Championship.

The Rings also has a wheel chair accessible car. It can hold a wheelchair user, driver and two further passengers. Should you wish to make use of it, please contact us for more details. 

Aerial view of the Rings

More about the property

The Rings is set in 90 acres of peaceful Fife farmland near the ancient market town of Cupar. It has stunning views and rural walks across the Howe of Fife to the Lomond Hills.

The lounge area offers soft seating for guests to take it easy and put their feet up in front of the large south facing floor to ceiling windows where we hope you will enjoy the panoramic views over rolling Fife countryside. A wall mounted television, with integrated DVD and Netflix; as well as free wifi internet access in all areas of the property; will keep you connected to the outside world as you relax in our peaceful rural location. The two main lounge kitchen dining areas can be opened into one large space or be divided in two. Two of the bedrooms can become self-contained studio apartments.

Machray lounge and dining room

French doors open out directly onto the decking, which surrounds the cottage and gives a firm flat base to enjoy the fresh air. An overhang has been provided to shelter guests at all times of year. Outdoor power points to charge cars or equipment are also provided.


Local restaurants, cafes and takeaways, including the famous Peat Inn Restaurant which is only 5 miles away.

Or for private dining:

The accommodation is self-catering and well equipped, so a supermarket delivery could be ordered in advance of your stay. Alternatively, Luvian’s bottle shop in Cupar offers a delicatessen. While Balgove Larder has a wide selection of high quality food and drink.

Accessible features

The whole property is fully wheelchair accessible and was designed and built to meet the needs of those with disabilities. This makes the property inclusive. It does not look clinical, but if you need the special features, they are available.

Special equipment including profile beds available for hire if needed.

Please view our accessible statement on our website or contact us directly for detailed information.