Balcaskie is a modern working estate at the heart
of the East Neuk of Fife.

We are committed to cultivating and caring for the natural environment,
nurturing local business and supporting our vibrant community.


The Estate

Balcaskie Estate covers 1800 ha from the coastline at St Monans to Kellie Law and into the hills behind, with a mixture of let farms and in-hand farming operations.

Farming & The Natural Environment

We aim for efficiency and high standards within the clear framework of farming as part of a sustainable environment.


A collection of maker’s units and a destination for producers and consumers interested in the best Scottish food, drink and related produce.

Live & Work

A long-term programme of reinvestment into traditional steadings to reprovide workshop and studio space lost over the years from nearby villages, as well as residential homes


Beautiful buildings in wonderful settings


Refurbished traditional farm steadings


Latest News

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New faces
Posted on: 05,02,2018

We are delighted to welcome Fit to the Core into the Old Grain Loft at Bowhouse, where Suzy and her team will be operating their gym – which moved from St Monans to the newly renovated space in January. The building was used as a grain storage loft until the 1970s when it became a […]

The last tree in the avenue
Posted on: 22,01,2018

The cold weather that came in at the end of last year has returned and frozen ground could well slow down some of the winter landscape projects that we had lined up. Fortunately, we did have a small opportunity to sow some grass seed on the new areas of lawn on the middle terrace – […]

All tucked up for winter
Posted on: 20,12,2017

It has been quite a busy last six weeks on the farm’s livestock enterprise. All the fattening cattle brought in from summer grazing in the fields has to be housed at Lochty. Calves weaned from their mothers are transported to Lochty from North Baldutho in our own livestock trailer and housed. Cows are all housed […]

Winter landscaping
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We are well into winter now and we seem to have had quite a cold start compared to recent years. We have covered some plants that are staying outside with fleece, like the Brugmansia in front of Toby’s garden door. Other tender perennials, which if they die down tend to shoot back up from the […]