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.
Where to take your Teenagers on Holiday
Fife Activities – Teenagers. We’ve been thinking about places teenagers would like to go around Fife on family holidays. This article will help your holiday planning when trying to find activities to keep the family amused. 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
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
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
Cambo Sands Beach Kingsbarns is only 3 miles from Crail. Kingsbarns is one of the best beaches in the area. It is great for bathing or just going for long beach walks.Read more
Pittenweem Balcaskie and St Monans is a 7 mile circular walk which took us 3.5 hours. Starting in Pittenweem, walking through Balcaskie Estate, Abercrombie village, St Monans and back to Pittenweem. The route is relatively flat along small country roads, good paths through open farmland with fine views to Berwick Law and the Bass Rock. The return from St Monans is along the Fife Coastal Path.Read more
Elie to Anstruther – A summer coastal walk on the Fife Coastal Path with lunch at St Monans
Elie to Anstruther, our walk on the East Neuk section of the Fife Coastal Path. 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 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