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 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.
As an avid reader on holiday I like to look for books which are set in the area I am visiting. So here is my recommended reading for a trip to Crail. Whether it be Crime Novels, Golf, Local History, Walks or just information on what there is to see and do.Read more
A holiday in the East Neuk of Fife gives visitors the opportunity to visit the different towns and villages along the coast, and with a base in Crail you have several options for a day out to Anstruther. It’s near enough to walk along the coastal path; there is a regular hourly bus service on the Coastliner 95; or you can go by car.Read more
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.