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 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.
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
The Lade Braes Walk is one of the most popular walks in St Andrews. 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
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
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
When the weather outlook seems set to sun, a trip to Elie and a picnic on the beach is a great way to spend a day of your holiday at Sandcastle Cottage. Read more
Our guests have been enjoying a day-out to Craigtoun Park on the outskirts of St Andrews for many years whilst staying at Sandcastle Cottage. Read more