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
Due to Scottish Government restrictions we are not accepting any bookings for 2020. Keep watching our website for future updates.
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.
Family Holidays in Crail
Ideas for things to do on a family holiday near St Andrews in the East Neuk village of Crail.
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.
Due to Covid-19 most of the annual events planned for 2020 have been cancelled however there are lots of activities in the area for everyone to enjoy. If you are planning to spend some time in Crail with us at Sandcastle Cottage this summer, here is a list of shops, visitor attractions, restaurants and pubs that are open.Read more
We are not currently accepting any further bookings at Sandcastle Cottage for 2020. We will be releasing our available dates and prices for 2021 in mid January. Despite the welcome news about a vaccine the pandemic is not over and we anticipate operating under some sort of restrictions in 2021. The additional rules introduced in 2020 for the protection of our cleaning staff and all guests under “Good to Go” will remain in place for the foreseeable future. We recommend all potential guests read our terms of business and rules on departure before making a booking.Read more
Self Catering in the village of Crail only 10 miles from St Andrews offers a unique way of shopping which has all but disappeared in many towns and cities in the UK.Read more
Latest Blog Posts
Helpful suggestions for things to do on a visit to Crail.
At Sandcastle Cottage we are committed through our green policy to providing good quality self-catering accommodation whilst minimising the impact of our business activities on the environment.Read more
Kemback and Blebocraigs is a hidden gem. There are lots of interesting features on this walk and a few stories to tell so read on.Read more
Elie and Kilconquhar Loch is a short 5 mile circular walk which will take you approximately 2 hours. Paths are flat and well trodden. Some road walking back to Elie with minimum traffic.Read more
Crail Golfing Society formed in 1786 is the 7th oldest golf club in the world and and ideal venue for your golfing holiday. 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
Sandy and Susan’s Walks on the Fife Coastal Path Walking Fife: time for a summary of our Fife Coastal Path walks. This will mean you have an easy guide to find the different walks which we’ve completed over the years.
When staying at Sandcastle Cottage you are never far away from some great walks and amazing wildlife. The Fife Coastal Path passes your doorstep.
Fife Pilgrim Way is a 64 mile (104km) long distance footpath starting at North Queensferry or Culross through Central Fife and ending in the grounds of St Andrews Cathedral. The route opened in July 2019 and is designed as aRead more