Dairsie is a small parish, which lies in Fife Council Area, some 2 miles (4 km) northeast of Cupar and 7 miles (11 km) west of St Andrews in Fife.
It is located in the old county of Fife, which disappeared following the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1974.
The parish has an area of 10.3 sq. km (3.9 sq. miles). Dairsie has 5 neighbouring parishes; namely Cupar, Kemback, Kilmany, Leuchars and Logie.