Crail Harbour where you'll find the lobster and crab shack for the freshest local shellfish.
Take a look inside Sandcastle Cottage in the lovely East Neuk village of Crail, Fife, with easy access opposite the cottage to the Fife Coastal Path. No pets allowed
How to book your stay at Sandcastle Cottage, Crail We’d love to welcome you to Sandcastle Cottage, so just check that the dates you require are available using the ‘Book Now’ box and send us an enquiry.
We hope that you will feel at home at Sandcastle Cottage, and enjoy exploring the local area. You’ll find lots of ideas here for things to do around the East Neuk of Fife.
On the ground floor of Sandcastle Cottage you will find the living area: a living room with comfortable furniture, oak tables, TV and DVD player and a selection of books and games. There is a pebble and driftwood effect gas fireRead more
Sandcastle Cottage is the ideal place to choose for spring holidays as we offer either weekend breaks from Friday to Monday, or mid-week breaks from Monday to Friday throughout spring.
Sandcastle Cottage sleeps 5 in two bedrooms. One is a double bedroom, with en-suite shower room and views over the street towards Roome Bay, Crail. The second bedroom is a triple room with 3 single beds.
Spring Short Break Ideas
Ideas for things to do on a spring break near St Andrews in the East Neuk village of Crail.
Walking the Fife Coastal Path – Section 2
We were really fortunate to walk the Limekilns to Inverkeithing section of the 117-mile long Fife Coastal Path on a glorious day in May 2016, which helped to make this walk memorable. Read more
Cracking the secrets of stained glass with Keny Drew of East Neuk Glass
If your New Year resolutions include enjoying finding out about a new skill, then a weekend at East Neuk Glass might be just what you’ve been looking for! Read more
We were long overdue a walk round St Andrews Botanic Garden, so set off there on a fine day in May in time for apple blossom and bluebells. Read more
5 things to do on a Spring Break in Crail
When you come to visit Crail, you’ll find all manner of things happening locally. A good source of information in advance of your visit is the About Crail newsletter,
February half-term holidays for family short-breaks by the sea
February brings the first school holidays of the year, with schools throughout Scotland having half-term spring breaks. Some have a long weekend, and others take a full week. Read more
Many of our guests at Sandcastle Cottage like to walk sections of the Fife Coastal Path, and it’s easy to do so from the front door of the cottage where you can join the path at Crail Doo’cot and head towards either St Andrews or Anstruther. Read more
Where to take your Teenagers on Holiday We’ve been thinking about places teenagers would like to go around Fife on family holidays. This article will help your holiday planning when trying to find activities to keep the family amused.
Latest Blog Posts
Helpful suggestions for things to do on a visit to Crail.
Section 3 – 4 Fife Coastal Path
We had business at Sandcastle Cottage in Crail in the morning, so did not start our walk on the Fife Coastal Path from Dysart until early afternoon on a June day in 2016. Read more
Relaxing family holidays by the sea
We can help you plan a relaxing holiday by the sea with your family. Having been on self catering holidays with our own children we have a good idea what makes a holiday with young children fun. Read more
Crail has two amazing championship golf courses Balcomie Links and Craighead. Only ten miles from St Andrews and a five minute drive from Crail these links courses provide some challenging holes and superb panoramic views across the Firth of Forth. A round at Crail should be on your golfing calendar and is sure to provide you with many happy memories for years to come. Read more
When the weather outlook seems set to sun, a trip to Elie and a picnic on the beach is a great way to spend a day of your holiday at Sandcastle Cottage. Read more