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There are a variety of places to stay in Crail, from hotels to caravan parks and holiday homes. 

Crail Harbourside House

An eighteenth century seaside house in one of the UK's most picturesque locations overlooking Crail harbour. All the bright rooms have been renovated to a high standard and enjoy harbour and beach views.

Take in the healthy sea air, stroll round the harbour before breakfast, amble along the Castle walk or through the old streets and wynds, or relax in the window seat viewing the harbour activity.

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21 Shoregate

 Welcome to 21 Shoregate - a stylish 300 year-old fisherman's cottage 1 minute walk from Crail Harbour and beach. 21 Shoregate sleeps up to 4 people. The master bedroom has a super-king bed and four windows, two of them overlooking the sea. The second bedroom overlooks the picturesque stepped gables of Castle Terrace and has twin beds which convert to a comfy super-king bed on request. Open the windows at night and you'll hear the waves lapping on the shore as you drift off... Our little rose-scented back garden is totally secluded, perched above rooftops tumbling to the harbour - with wide open views to the Isle of May. Your well-behaved dog is welcome at 21 Shoregate.


Beach House Walk

Beach House Walk is a beautifully presented 2 bedroom villa - 5 minutes walk from the beach and 5 minutes drive to the nearest golf course. Situated in the East Neuk of Fife in the pretty conservation village of Crail, it’s a great location to discover Fife, or join the Fife Coastal Path boasting some of Scotland’s finest coastal walks.


If you’re planning a golfing holiday, cycling holiday, walking holiday, enjoy exploring, or just want a relaxing getaway, Beach House Walk is the perfect location to stay, play and relax.



Colstoncraig Bed & Breakfast

Our charming bed and breakfast provides an inviting home from home and boasts an ideal location in the historic fishing village of Crail. Perfectly situated just 15 minutes from St Andrews and an hour from Edinburgh International Airport, our Crail guest house offers high standards of modern facilities, stunning views of the May Isle and has everything you need for a relaxing break.


Morton of Pitmilly Countryside Resort

Luxury self-catering holiday accommodation provided in 16 individual properties with extensive leisure facilities onsite including indoor pool.

Spa treatments, indoor tennis and gym available to non-residents all year round.


Sandcastle Cottage

Sandcastle Cottage is a two-bedroomed self-catering holiday cottage sleeping 2 - 5 people. Welcoming families to Crail since 1992. Lovely enclosed garden and patio to rear. Easy access to path to Roome Bay opposite the cottage.


The Golf Hotel


We are a five bedroomed hotel, with a traditional public bar serving real ale alongside a wide selection of draught beers and lagers, wines and spirits. Our Waterloo lounge and restaurant  serving breakfast, lunches, snacks, high tea and dinner. Coffees and tea are always available too!!  Family friendly, pets are welcome in our public bar.  The rear beer garden is a great place to enjoy the sunshine in the summer.  Open all year round.

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Roseford Apartment - Balcomie Green

Roseford Apartment is a modern well appointed two bedroom (1 double & 1 twin) ground floor apartment with an enclosed private garden and patio, located in Balcomie Green on the east side of Crail, within easy walking distance of the village centre, historic harbour and nearby Sauchope beach. There is one reserved allocated parking space, plus additional public parking spaces nearby. The apartment accommodates up to a maximum of four overnight guests and is ideally located for exploring Crail and the various other East Neuk of Fife villages, in addition to St. Andrews which is only 8 miles away.


For golfing enthusiasts Crail Golfing Society (which has two 18 hole championship courses) is only one mile away. There are also numerous other nearby courses including Kingsbarns and the world famous Old Course.


Further information and booking details can be obtained via the link button below or by email:


STL Licence pending. EPC rating C


Caiplie House

Caiplie House is a large Victorian house, situated in the heart of Crail.

It has seven bedrooms, a large lounge, additional sitting room, and a dining room able to seat your whole group. Bedrooms are all en- suite and can sleep up to 15 guests.  The spacious house is spread over 3 levels, with the top floor having sea views.  It is a dog and family friendly property, ideal for any group occasion or holiday.

Burnside Cottage

Burnside Cottage is a much loved family holiday cottage situated on a quaint little lane in the peaceful hamlet of Kilrenny, a 10 minute drive from Crail. It is pretty quirky inside and has everything to make your stay comfortable including a log fire for the winter months and a sunny,completely enclosed back garden with the burn running along the bottom, just outside the gate for the warmer weather. Dogs are very welcome. There is plenty parking on The Common, a 2 minute walk from the cottage. You would be made most welcome at Burnside Cottage.

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Honeypot Guesthouse

Located in the heart of the historic Crail, just a short stroll from the harbour, Honeypot Guesthouse offers cosy accommodation, providing an ideal seaside retreat to explore the charming fishing villages of the East Neuk.

All three bedrooms are situated on the upper floor of the Honeypot.

Honeypot Guesthouse provides a perfect base for seaside exploration, ensuring a comfortable and welcoming stay in the heart of historic Crail. 

Please visit our website for more information.

Breakfast included in the rate. 

No smoking. Sorry, no pets. WiFi access. Off street parking.


The Shoregate

A modern Scottish restaurant and traditional historic pub with rooms, serving locally sourced food and drink.

We have four bedrooms, each over 24m2, with king-sized beds and large bathrooms and walk-in showers. Three rooms are on the first floor, while the fourth on the top floor occupies the width of the building with views to the Isle of May and beyond.


Due to the quirky configuration of the staircases in this historic building, we strongly advise contacting The Shoregate before making a booking to discuss the suitability of our rooms for guests who require assistance climbing stairs.



We are not able to accept pets to stay in our rooms.

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Balcomie Links Hotel

Whether taking in the stunning Fife Coastal Path or playing a round at our
neighboring world class golf courses, Balcomie Links Hotel offers the perfect respite to walkers, golfers, holidaymakers and day-trippers alike.

The hotel came under new ownership in 2021, received a full renovation in 2022 and now presents a fresh contemporary look along with a superior level of service from our friendly local team.

Our 13 en suite bedrooms feature walk-in showers, Smart TVs, tea/coffee machines, hairdryers, free Wi-Fi, available in King, Family, Double and Twin configurations, with wooden flooring, custom designed open wardrobes and desks to maximise on hygiene without compromising on guest comfort. We regret dogs and pets are not accepted in our bedrooms but welcome in our bar areas.

The hotel also benefits from a large CCTV monitored car park for patrons and guests.

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Steven Tilbrook Painter and Decorator

     All interior and exterior jobs undertaken to a quality standard

     Phone 01333 450732 

     Mobile 07746451116


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