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.
A summer walk on the Fife Coastal Path with lunch at St Monans
On a glorious summer’s day in August, we headed to Elie for a stroll on the Fife Coastal Path with the idea that we would arrive in St Monans just in time for lunch at the East Pier Smokehouse. Read more
For our Christmas Shopping we take the opportunity to base ourselves in Crail and then head for a delightful stroll round the University town of St Andrews. Read more
The Lade Braes Walk is one of the most popular walks in St Andrews. Read more
As we look forward to the seasons beginning to turn from summer towards autumn, we start to welcome different groups to Sandcastle Cottage for our autumn breaks. Read more
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
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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
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
A day of sunshine and showers in the East Neuk
Each year in August, the Pittenweem Arts Festival is held. This year 2019 the Festival dates are 3-11 August. It’s a great opportunity to visit the village when every available space has been turned into a mini-art gallery of arts, crafts and tutoring. Read more