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
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.
One of our favourite walks whilst staying at Sandcastle Cottage is the walk along the coastal path from Roome Bay to West Ness. This walk takes in some of the most visited and much photographed parts of Crail offering superb views across to the Isle of May and Berwick Law. Read more
You’re on holiday in Crail – stretch – breathe – relax – read – wander – oh, you want more? Read more
This easy circular walk from Kingsbarns to Boarhills Beach and back along the Pitmilly Burn, will take you approximately 2.5 hours. The walk follows part of the Fife Coastal Path from Crail to St Andrews. The return is back across attractive countryside around the village of Kingsbarns.Read more
This airfield circular walk from Sandcastle Cottage is suitable for all ages offering spectacular coastal scenery, local history and wildlife. Read more
Mile 95 – Mile 103.5 on the Fife Coastal Path (Sections 7-8)
This part of the coastal path from Tayport to Balmerino offers the walker some superb views across the Tay Estuary towards Broughty Ferry and Dundee. Much of the path follows the old railway line between Tayport and Dundee which closed in 1966 shortly before the opening of the Tay Road Bridge. This is a relatively easy walk. You don’t need boots or stout walking shoes as much of the walk is on tarmac pavements or cycle paths. The only part that is not is the part between Wormit and Balmerino. Read more