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.
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. There is a pebble and driftwood effect gas fire forRead more
We have these weeks left for the 2021 season. 3 – 10 September, 24 Sept – 1 Oct, 8 – 15 October. To book these available dates see our booking page or click on the Book Now button at theRead more
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.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
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.
There is lots to see and do on a day trip to St Andrews. Many of our guests are ex St Andrews students or have holidayed there as a child. Some of our visitors from parts of the UK and overseas are making their first trip to the area. However many are returning guests who have fallen in love with the area and enjoy a relaxing carefree holiday.
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
Pittenweem Balcaskie and St Monans is a 7 mile circular walk which took us 3.5 hours. Starting in Pittenweem, walking through Balcaskie Estate, Abercrombie village, St Monans and back to Pittenweem. The route is relatively flat along small country roads, good paths through open farmland with fine views to Berwick Law and the Bass Rock. The return from St Monans is along the Fife Coastal Path.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