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.
I’d forgotten just how wonderful the wild flowers smell in the sunshine as you walk the Roome Bay to Castle Walk section of the Fife Coastal Path at Crail. This is our favourite route to the shops and usually walked at least once a day when we’re here on holiday.
The village of Lower Largo is one of the most attractive of the East Neuk’s towns and villages. A real hidden gem with a story to tell and a great day out from Crail and Sandcastle Cottage.Read more
This St Andrews South Walk is an easy circular walk which will take you approximately two hours and offers the walker spectacular views across St Andrews, St Andrews Bay and surrounding countryside.Read more
You’re on holiday in Crail – stretch – breathe – relax – read – wander – oh, you want more? Read more
A holiday in the East Neuk of Fife gives visitors the opportunity to visit the different villages along the coast, and with a base in Crail you have several options for visiting 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
We were long overdue a walk round St Andrews Botanic Garden, so set off there on a fine day in May in time for apple blossom and bluebells. Read more
Now that the festive period is over we start to think about holidays. Everyone needs something to look forward to and for most of us that is a summer holiday. However more and more of us look to take some time out and relaxing weekend breaks are becoming more popular. Read more
This circular walk from Sandcastle Cottage is suitable for all ages offering spectacular coastal scenery, local history and wildlife. Read more