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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The beast from the east
Posted on: 27,03,2018

We are now, at time of writing, in the second half of March and the beast from the east is still giving us a hard time, there is now talk of it coming back for a third time to make us suffer. This winter has been very long and much harder than last year, let’s […]

Biodiversity hotspots
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This last few weeks we have been busy planting new hedges and beating up existing ones. Hedges are beneficial for many different reasons – from field shelter for stock to stopping wind erosion. They also create habitat for wildlife, and with that in mind we use a diverse variety of plants that provided not only […]

In like a lamb…
Posted on: 19,03,2018

March has an old saying, “In like a Lamb – Out like a Lion”. I can only assume we will be wearing shorts come the end of the month? There has been some damage sustained from the cold temperatures, with a few burst pipes, where insulation was insufficient or removed to make some warm bedding […]

Snowdrops & optimism
Posted on: 14,02,2018

Well this coldish winter seems as if it is in no hurry to abate. Certainly, compared to last year we have had a much greater number of frosty nights and days. Fortunately, this has not held us up too much in the gardens and in fact at times the crusty ground surfaces have prevented us […]