The Fife Pilgrim Way runs between North Queensferry or Culross on a 64 mile route all the way to St Andrews. The route opened in July 2019 and is designed as a varied route for residents and visitors alike. It follows in the footsteps of the medieval pilgrims and takes in many sites of historical interest uncovering some hidden gems along the way.Read more
The Lade Braes Walk is one of the most popular walks in St Andrews. Read more
As we look forward to the seasons beginning to turn from summer towards autumn, we start to welcome different groups to Sandcastle Cottage for our autumn breaks. Read more
Here are 25 things we have done as a family whilst on holiday at Sandcastle Cottage. There is definitely something for everyone on a holiday in the East Neuk of Fife and St Andrews. As seasoned holidaymakers in the area, there are of course some glaring omissions but we thought the selection might inspire you if you’re considering a break here.
I’d forgotten just how wonderful the wild flowers smell in the sunshine as you walk the Roome Bay to Castle Walk section of the Fife Coastal Path at Crail. This is our favourite route to the shops and usually walked at least once a day when we’re here on holiday.
The village of Lower Largo is one of the most attractive of the East Neuk’s towns and villages. A real hidden gem with a story to tell and a great day out from Crail and Sandcastle Cottage.Read more
This St Andrews South Walk is an easy circular walk which will take you approximately two hours and offers the walker spectacular views across St Andrews, St Andrews Bay and surrounding countryside.Read more
You’re on holiday in Crail – stretch – breathe – relax – read – wander – oh, you want more? Read more
A holiday in the East Neuk of Fife gives visitors the opportunity to visit the different villages along the coast, and with a base in Crail you have several options for visiting Anstruther. It’s near enough to walk along the coastal path; there is a regular hourly bus service on the Coastliner 95; or you can go by car. Read more