Anstruther Cottages

Anstruther, the largest of a series of picturesque fishing villages dotting the Fife coast, sits just south of St Andrews in the charming area known as East Neuk. This delightful community draws countless visitors who are enchanted by its vibrant wildlife and renowned Anstruther Fish Bar. Here, you can savour an award-winning fish and chip supper made with fresh, locally caught seafood – a treat that has earned acclaim time and again, including the prestigious title of UK Fish and Chip Shop of the Year. Between May and September, boat trips to the Isle of May offer magical opportunities to witness puffins, seals, and other extraordinary creatures in their natural habitat. And let's not forget; our welcoming Anstruther cottages are mostly dog-friendly, meaning your furry friend doesn't have to miss out on this special adventure.


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Inspiration of things to see and do in our cottages in Anstruther

Visit the nearby picturesque villages of Cellardyke and Pittenweem, explore the Secret Bunker, a former Cold War nuclear bunker now open to the public, or simply relax and soak in the laid-back coastal atmosphere of Anstruther. If for you're looking for more inspiration of where to stay, then check out our comprehensive collection of holiday cottages in Fife.

Here are the top five things to see and do in Anstruther:

Scottish Fisheries Museum

Explore the Scottish Fisheries Museum, which showcases the history and heritage of the fishing industry in Scotland. Learn about the lives of fishermen, view historic boats, and discover maritime artefacts.

Anstruther Harbour

Stroll along Anstruther Harbour and watch as fishing boats come and go. Enjoy the scenic views, visit local seafood restaurants, and perhaps even try some fresh fish and chips.

Isle of May Boat Trip

Take a boat trip from Anstruther to the Isle of May, a nature reserve known for its seabird colonies and diverse wildlife. Enjoy guided tours and the chance to spot puffins, seals, and other creatures.

Anstruther Golf Club

Tee off at Anstruther Golf Club, a picturesque course with stunning coastal views. Whether you're a golfer or not, the scenery alone is worth a visit.

Coastal Walks and Beaches

Enjoy leisurely coastal walks along the Fife Coastal Path, which passes through Anstruther. Discover beautiful beaches, rugged cliffs, and breathtaking vistas.

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