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.
Self Catering in the village of Crail only 10 miles from St Andrews offers a unique way of shopping which has all but disappeared in many towns and cities in the UK.Read more
A spring break in April can bring mixed weather but sometimes bonus days of glorious spring, like this one: Read more
Crail Golfing Society formed in 1786 is the 7th oldest golf club in the world. The society has two amazing championship golf courses Balcomie Links and Craighead. Only a short drive from the village of Crail these links courses provide some challenging holes and superb panoramic views across the Firth of Forth. Read more
Section 3 – 4 Fife Coastal Path
We had business at Sandcastle Cottage in Crail in the morning, so did not start our walk on the Fife Coastal Path from Dysart until early afternoon on a June day in 2016. Read more
Many of our guests at Sandcastle Cottage like to walk sections of the Fife Coastal Path, and it’s easy to do so from the front door of the cottage where you can join the path at Crail Doo’cot and head towards either St Andrews or Anstruther. Read more