Explore the East Neuk of Fife

Tour/Activity , United Kingdom

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The East Neuk of Fife is a picturesque Scotland region boasting breathtaking coastal scenery, charming villages, and a rich history. To make the most of your day exploring this area, several must-see attractions and activities exist. Start your day in the charming village of Anstruther, where you can stroll along the harbour and enjoy a delicious breakfast at one of the many quaint cafes. From there, head to the Scottish Fisheries Museum to learn about the area's fishing heritage and see traditional boats on display.

Next, go to the quaint village of Crail, where you can wander the narrow streets lined with charming cottages and visit the 12th-century Crail Parish Church. Next, stop by the Crail Pottery to see local artisans creating unique pieces.

For lunch, head to the picturesque village of Pittenweem and enjoy fresh seafood at the famous East Pier Smokehouse. After lunch, stroll along the Fife Coastal Path, which offers stunning coastline views and the chance to spot seals and seabirds.

Enjoy exploring the gardens on Cambo Estate. Cambo’s 2.5 acre walled garden dates from the 1800s and their visitors keep describing it as ‘stunning’! They endeavour to create areas of year-round interest, and the garden is constantly changing, developing and innovating through the passions of their horticulture team. From an early interest in our winter gardens (highlighting their Plant Heritage national collection of snowdrops) to their late-season naturalistic plantings and prairie garden (unique in Scotland!), there is always a reason to visit Cambo.

Finally, end your day in the charming town of St Andrews, where you can explore the historic St Andrews Castle and Cathedral, stroll along the beach, and take in the lively atmosphere of this vibrant university town.