You’re on holiday in Crail – stretch – breathe – relax – read – wander – oh, you want more? 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.
If you want to avoid the busy periods in April and May March can sometimes be a great month for that short break you had in mind since Christmas. Read more
Finding members of your family tree have lived in Crail, Fife in Scotland might just lead you to take a trip to visit the village to find out more. Read more
Walk to the shops on your self-catering holiday
The village of Crail is only 10 miles from St Andrews and offers a unique way of shopping which has all but died out in many towns and cities in the UK. This is the way our grandparents used to shop Read more
October half term will soon be upon us. The challenge is finding something to do with the kids that keeps then amused during half term and doesn’t cost a fortune. Read more
A spring break in April can bring mixed weather but sometimes bonus days of glorious spring, like this one: Read more
Crail Golfing Society formed in 1786 is the 7th oldest golf club in the world. The society has two amazing championship golf courses Balcomie Links and Craighead. Only a short drive from the village of Crail these links courses provide some challenging holes and superb panoramic views across the Firth of Forth. Read more
East Neuk Walk on the Fife Coastal Path
We really could not have picked a better day for the Elie to Crail walk along the Fife Coastal Path in April. Read more
Small Gardens – some with amazing views
Small Gardens of Crail is an event which happens in the village every year in July. It’s an opportunity for the locals to open their small gardens to the public and raise money for charity under Scotland’s Gardens Scheme. It’s also a great day out. A chance to walk round the village and see some hidden gems.