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Saturday, 31 January 2009

Elie Cottages East Neuk of Fife Scotland


Elie Cottages, East Neuk of Fife, Scotland. Elie Cottages provide luxury self-catering accommodation in the East Neuk of Fife. We have a selection of idyllic cottages in Elie, St. Andrews and throughout the East Neuk, perfect for family holidays, golf breaks and relaxation, some of Scotland’s best sandy beaches. Our cottages are carefully handpicked in delightful locations, many with wonderful sea and golf course views. Visit Scotland and stay in Elie Cottages for a perfect holiday or short break. St. Andrews and the East Neuk of Fife is a truly stunning part of Scotland and a very popular holiday destination. It has its own unique microclimate with more sunshine hours than most parts of Scotland. There is so much to do here from golf, boat trips, sandy beaches, water sports and country parks to award-winning restaurants offering fresh local produce and quaint pubs with beer gardens. This is also a perfect base for those wishing to explore further a field. Edinburgh is approximately 45 miles drive, with Perth and Aberfoyle and the Trossachs all wonderful day trips.

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Friday, 30 January 2009

Victorian Cottage Pittenweem East Neuk of Fife Scotland


Victorian Cottage, Pittenweem, East Neuk of Fife, Scotland. A beautiful cottage set in the picturesque village of Pittenweem, near to the world famous St. Andrews. Situated between the stunning coastline and the open countryside, both within minutes walking distance, you can experience arguably the most beautiful, as well as sunniest and driest, area in Scotland.

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Thursday, 29 January 2009

St Abbs House Pittenweem East Neuk of Fife Scotland


St Abbs House, Pittenweem, East Neuk of Fife, Scotland. St Abbs House was once a fisherman's house and is now run as a family Bed and Breakfast. In a quiet residential part of Pittenweem it is situated close to all local amenities and to the popular coastal walk and Anstruther Golf course, which can bee seen from the end of the road.

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Tuesday, 27 January 2009

The Lobster Pot Cottage Crail East Neuk of Fife Scotland


The Lobster Pot Cottage, Crail, East Neuk of Fife, Scotland. This self catering cottage is situated in the old part of the quaint East Neuk village of Crail, and is the ground floor part of a true Scottish eighteenth century coach house. Located just across from the old castle and close to the small working harbour and beach it is an ideal base from which to enjoy the East Neuk of Fife.

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Monday, 26 January 2009

Friday, 23 January 2009

Creel Cottage Kingsbarns East Neuk of Fife Scotland


Creel Cottage, Kingsbarns, East Neuk of Fife, Scotland. Situated in a quiet street in the tiny picturesque village of Kingsbarns, Creel Cottage is spacious, extremely comfortable accommodation is what you can expect from this cottage. Located within walking distance of all the local amenities, the village store, village inn and children's play park. The village boasts one of the most secluded and beautiful beaches as well as a new, highly rated Kingsbarns championship golf course.

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Tuesday, 20 January 2009

Holly Tree Cottage Largo East Neuk of Fife Scotland


Holly Tree Cottage, Largo, East Neuk of Fife, Scotland. Holly Tree Cottage is a newly refurbished traditional cottage situated by the village green in the quiet and picturesque village of Upper Largo. There is a secluded, landscaped garden to the rear with a patio and garden furniture. The village is sheltered by the old volcanic mound of Largo Law to the North and is connected by a Woodlands Trust walk, the Serpentine, to Lower Largo, Largo Bay, the Coastal Path and the beach. Walkers and nature lovers also enjoy Keil's Den close by. Largo Law (967 feet) provides a more challenging walk but is worthwhile for the wonderful views. Upper Largo (also known as Kirkton of Largo) is centred on the old Church which was consecrated in 1243 and sits high on a grassy knoll by the village green.

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Friday, 16 January 2009

Sea Holly Cottage Pittenweem East Neuk of Fife Scotland


Sea Holly Cottage, Pittenweem, East Neuk of Fife, Scotland. Situated at the foot of Calman’s Wynd, close to the historic Pittenweem harbour and minutes from the beach on West Shore, Sea Holly Cottage offers a perfect blend of old world charm and modern comfort. With three bedrooms, two public rooms and a spacious and tranquil garden to the rear this recently refurbished 18th century cottage offers high quality and well equipped accommodation for between two and six people.

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Thursday, 15 January 2009

Burns Supper East Neuk of Fife Scotland


Burns Supper, East Neuk of Fife, Scotland. Friday 30th January 2009 at the Craw's Nest Hotel in Anstruther. Traditional Burns Supper, £19.00 per person. Burns Night Menu. Grilled Herring with an oatmeal crust and sherry vinegar, Scotch Broth Soup, Steak Mince and Haggis with Mashed Neeps and Tatties. Cloutie Dumpling with Brandy Sauce. Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream with Butterscotch sauce, Scottish Herb Cheddar and Caboc with Oatcakes, Coffee or Tea. Biography of Robert Burns, The National Bard of Scotland.

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Tuesday, 13 January 2009

Crail Cottage East Neuk of Fife Scotland


Crail Cottage, East Neuk of Fife, Scotland. Crail Cottage is a traditional semi detached, cottage style semi villa affording easily managed and most comfortable accommodation on two levels. There are many places to go and things to do in and around the East Neuk and something to suit everyone. For gardeners there are the Botanical gardens in St Andrews as well as the garden centres scattered around, and for the more creative try the Crail Pottery.

For families, there is Craigtoun Park by St Andrews, a great adventure playground for children, with a boating pond and miniature train and lots of space to run around and burn off excess energy. Moving on you come to the Deer Centre at Cupar. As the name suggests it is a deer farm, you can hop on a tractor pulled trailer and drive through the fields with the deer. Also a great attraction is the wild birds, almost every day in the season there is a show of the flying falcons etc. In St Andrews next to the Royal and Ancient Golf club is the St Andrews Aquarium, walking down the themed stairway the aquarium allows you to see a wide variety of underwater display with sharks, rays, etc. Heading back to the East Neuk you can venture into the Secret Bunker, not that secret now it is well sign posted.

The East Neuk has historical links no matter where you go, visit the Crail Heritage Musuem or the Scottish Fisheries Museum to find out more of the local history. There a several castles open to the public during the summer season with gardens and play areas too. Coastal routes round the East Neuk are a delight and give you spectacular views which cannot be seen from the coastal roads, along the way you may even find the St Monans Windmill. If you fancy some bird watching or an unusual day out, take a trip on the May Princess across to the May Isle.

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Monday, 12 January 2009

Golf Cottage Elie East Neuk of Fife Scotland


Golf Cottage, Elie, East Neuk of Fife, Scotland. Golf Cottage is a charming detached Victorian cottage providing spacious, bright accommodation for eight people on two levels. The property is tucked away and sits within its own private fully bound walled gardens which, in the summer time, get the sun all day. The East Neuk of Fife in Scotland enjoys a micro climate and therefore is one of Scotland's driest locations. Elie which has been described as one of Scotland's best kept secrets is only 10 miles from St Andrews and an hour from Edinburgh.

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Friday, 9 January 2009

Sea Shaw Cottage East Neuk of Fife Scotland


Sea Shaw Cottage, East Neuk of Fife, Scotland. Sea Shaw self catering cottage offers visitors the very best in quality self catering accommodation. It is a traditional property, circa 1740, offering visitors both comfort and tranquillity in the very heart of the East Neuk of Fife. It is fully furnished to an exceptional standard and situated only minutes from some of the best seafood restaurants, pubs and beaches in Scotland. Sea-Shaw offers a wonderful experience of life in the sleepy east coast fishing village of St. Monans.

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Thursday, 8 January 2009

The Den Crail East Neuk of Fife Scotland


The Den, Crail, East Neuk of Fife, Scotland. The Den is an ideal choice for a self catering holiday in Fife. Located in Crail, one of the most picturesque of the historic fishing villages in the East Neuk of Fife, this holiday cottage style apartment is close to Anstruther, Elie, Kingsbarns, Pittenweem and St Monans. It is only a short drive from St Andrews and is within easy reach of Edinburgh, Dundee and Perth.

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Sunday, 4 January 2009

Weem Nook East Neuk of Fife Scotland


Weem Nook, East Neuk of Fife, Scotland. A well appointed holiday apartment in delightful seaside village close to St Andrews in the historic East Neuk fishing village of Pittenweem. Sleeps 6 in 3 Bedrooms. Delightfully presented comfortable family holiday Self catering accommodation in the centre of historic Pittenweem, a quaint fishing village in the East Neuk of Fife. Situated in a former 18th century bakery and above The Cocoa Tree, a specialist chocolate shop and cafe and a short stroll down to the harbour and all amenities. Pittenweem is close to the golf centre of St Andrews and historical Falkland Palace, half an hour from Dundee and one hour from Edinburgh.

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Thursday, 1 January 2009

Anstruther Wester Parish East Neuk of Fife Scotland

Anstruther Wester Parish, East Neuk of Fife, Scotland. " Anstruther Wester which adjoins Anstruther Easter, is also a royal burgh, and holds its charter of incorporation from James VI in 1587; a handsome bridge connects the two burghs. The inhabitants are principally employed in agricultural pursuits. Great improvements have been effected in this town within the last thirty years: among these must be noticed the widening of the main street from thirteen to thirty feet, its being macadamized, and the formation of a neat footway or pavement at an expense of £450, contributed equally by the burgh and the county; the place is now supplied with water, the streets well lighted, common sewers and other conveniences constructed, whereby the public thoroughfares and lanes are kept in a clean and orderly state; a new manse and offices for the clergyman; and a handsome school & dwelling house for the schoolmaster, have also been erected. Fairs are held on the first Tuesday after the 11th April, July 5th, and November 12th. " From Slater's Directory published 1852.

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