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.
This is a circular walk starting at Sandcastle Cottage in Nethergate North and is one of the more popular walks from Crail. The route follows the Fife Coastal Path to Roome Bay, Kilminning Nature Reserve, past the former Coast Guard Station at Fife Ness, Crail Golfing Society and back to Crail via Wormiston Farm. The route offers you superb views across the Firth of Forth.Read more
This year, we’ve been trying to walk the whole 117 miles of the Fife Coastal Path, from Kincardine round to Newburgh. Read more
Crail Circular Walk is an attractive short, easy, 3 mile walk which takes you through Denburn Wood. You will pass the accommodation blocks for the old airfield, Wormiston House, the Hammer Inn (home of the Scottish Countryman) and back to Crail.Read more
The beginning of the year is a time for holiday planning. Where would you like to go this year? At Sandcastle Cottage, we’ve been busy thinking of ideas to entice you to include the East Neuk of Fife as one of your holiday destinations. Read more
Pittenweem is the East Neuk of Fife’s only working fish market. Large fishing boats land their catch in the harbour in the early hours of the morning. A day trip to Pittenweem is highly recocommended.
Pittenweem has also become a hub for local artists. Visitors can enjoy regular exhibitions throughout the year.Read more
Finding members of your family tree have lived in Crail, Fife in Scotland might just lead you to take a trip to visit the village to find out more. 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
October half term will soon be upon us. The challenge is finding something to do with the kids that keeps then amused during half term and doesn’t cost a fortune. Read more