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
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 section between the picturesque village of Ceres and St Andrews is 9.5 miles (15.3km). The route takes you out over rolling farmland towards Drumcarrow Craig, the Hamlet of Denhead, Craigtoun Park and along the Lade Braes to St Andrews. This is a part which is popular with walkers and one I would recommend.Read more
Cameron Reservoir circular walk will take you approximately 2 hours partly through woodland with splendid views across the reservoir and open countryside. Easy walking over well trodden paths.Read more
Falkland is a historic royal burgh, with a royal palace at its heart. It is rich in history and architecture and the setting for television dramas Outlander and Silent Witness.Read more
Crail and the East Neuk of Fife is a great holiday destination for everyone but like most regions in the UK we don’t get sunshine every day of the week. On average you would expect to get at least one day of rain during your holiday. So what is there to do when it rains.Read more
Roome Bay is only two minutes walk from Sandcastle Cottage and is great for an early morning or evening stroll, rock pooling, or enjoying the view out to sea towards the Isle of May.Read more
Crail Heritage Walk is an easy walking tour with coffee stops on the way. Whether this is your first time or you are a regular visitor to Crail, I hope you will enjoy this walk.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.