If you’re searching for late availability holidays near St Andrews, you’re in the right place! As we’re only 10 miles from St Andrews and two minutes walk from a beach you’ll find Crail with it’s historic harbour a great place if you’ve left it to the last minute to book a short break or weekly holiday. With good food shopping only a few minutes walk away, you can self-cater here without much preparation, just pack your case and arrive.
Here are the late availability breaks we have during February School Holidays, Spring and Summer 2018. To book, simply enter your start date into the “Book Now” box to complete our booking form. Breaks start on either a Friday or a Monday – or contact us on 0131 476 4011/ 07742 418388 to discuss if other dates are required. Please note that we do not accept pets in our property as we suffer from allergies.
Late Availability and Short Breaks near St Andrews
Weekly rentals or short breaks at £375 for 3 nights (weekend Fri-Mon), 4 nights (Mon-Fri) or £560 for 7 nights (Fri-Fri or Mon-Mon)
Weekend breaks available at £375: From January 2019
Weekend, Weekly and Mid Week Breaks Available from January 2019 see our availability for dates
July and August weekly minimum
Keny Drew of East Neuk Glass is offering Stained Glass Weekend Workshops (please book direct on East Neuk Glass website), which you might like to combine with a weekend at Sandcastle Cottage (£350 Friday – Monday):
Stained Glass Weekend Workshop – 2 days £160. Tuition, materials, glass and equipment supplied. Lunch will also be catered for at nearby Kellie Castle or The Cheese Farm. Aimed at beginners, this two day workshop will teach you what you need to know to get you started in stained glass. By the time you have completed the workshop you will have made a small stained glass panel using the traditional tools and methods. Keny Drew, East Neuk Glass
If you want more details before you book then read our blog Cracking the Secrets of Stained Glass with Keny Drew
Other short breaks of 3 nights Friday to Monday or 4 nights Monday – Friday available – just check availability by entering your start date into our Book Now box.
Things to do from your base at Sandcastle Cottage, Crail
We’ve got lots of ideas for you if you’re on a family holiday in Fife. Read 25 things to do on a holiday in the East Neuk of Fife
There are 15 golf courses up to 30 minutes drive from Sandcastle Cottage including 7 St Andrews Links Courses see our blog for details
We are on the East Neuk Section of the Fife Coastal Path a long distance footpath which follows Fife’s 117 mile coast from Kincardine to Newburgh. See our blog for details on this great walk.
If it’s activities and water sports you like see our blog on Active Teenagers
We are two minutes walk from Roome Bay Beach and a short drive from the beaches at Kingsbarns, St Andrews, Anstruther and Elie. See our blogs
If you have a young family and are looking for a relaxing holiday by the sea then look no further. See our blog for details
At Sandcastle Cottage you are only a short walk from some excellent local shops where you can by all you need if you want to cook a great family meal. See our blog for details.
If you want to eat out you are within walking distance from the Golf Hotel and the East Neuk Hotel in Crail High Street as well as three cafes Julias, The Honeypot and The Crail Gallery at the Harbour. Crail also has an excellent Fish & Chip shop and fish restaurant.
If you are looking for fine dining then The Cellar in Anstruther has a Michelin star as well as Craig Millar at St Monans harbour. Both of these establishments as only a short bus or taxi ride from Sandcastle Cottage. For more ideas for places to eat in the area see our Pinterest page.
Crail is an excellent place to just walk around with some great views out to sea from Castle Walk see our blog
If it’s gardens you like then Cambo Garden and Heritage Centre is only a short drive away. See our blog
If you would like to visit a Whisky Distillery see how whisky is made and buy a bottle of malt to take home then we are only a few minutes drive from the Kingsbarns Distillery.
There is just soo much to do in this area it is a challenge to cover everything in a week or if you just have a weekend then you will just have to come back again!
These late availability dates won’t be around for long, so don’t delay – complete the booking form today. We look forward to welcoming you to Sandcastle Cottage, Crail in the lovely East Neuk of Fife.