Attractions

Photo by Colin Morrison

There are many things to do while you are in Crail, so why not have a look below to see what takes your fancy.

Crail Golfing Society

Crail Golfing Society is the 7th oldest golf club, instituted in February 1786. It operates two courses and a clubhouse 2 miles east of Crail. Balcomie Links is a traditional links, retaining original holes, and very distinctive Par 3s. It was formally laid out by Old Tom Morris in 1894, but competitions were played there since the 1850s. Craighead Links was the first course designed by Gil Hanse and is a longer modern links, with undulating greens and incorporates a Viking defensive wall. The two links both offer spectacular views of the Forth and Tay estuaries

Crail Museum & Heritage Centre

The Museum provides an insight into the past life of this ancient Royal Burgh, its kirk, seafaring tradition, Crail Golfing Society (founded in 1786 - the 7th oldest in the world) and airfield history from the First World War until its closure in 1960 (HMS Jackdaw, Fleet Air Arm Station, HMS Bruce Boys Training School and Joint Services School for Linguists). Admission to the Museum and all of our collections & exhibitions is FREE. This is only made possible by the generous donations of visitors and their purchases in our well-stocked shop.

Crail Parish Church

Crail Church is situated in the picturesque coastal Royal Burgh of Crail in the East Neuk of Fife.

​Crail Parish Church has a long pedigree of being a church at the heart of the community for over eight centuries.  Whether you are a long-term resident or a newcomer to the town, you will be made very welcome at worship or in any of fellowship and community activities.

Worship - Sundays at 9.45am

Crail Pottery

A family run pottery business in the heart of historic Crail.

We make a diverse range of hand made pottery. 

 

Crail Raceway

Boot Sales operate onsite on a Sunday (all dates on website www.crailraceway.co.uk) run from March to end of September/beginning of October weather depending) Crail Drag & Drift Run What Ya Brung operates mid February to end of November (all dates on www.crailraceway.co.uk) or Facebook Page Crail Raceway.

 

East Neuk Outdoors

East Neuk Outdoors is a family-run outdoor activity centre on Fife’s scenic east coast in Cellardyke by Anstruther. We offer a range of outdoor activities for individuals, families and groups including 'come and try' sessions, half-day, full-day or multi-day options.

Our qualified and caring staff will ensure your time with us is spent learning new skills in an enjoyable and safe environment.

 

Kingsbarns Distillery

Kingsbarns Distillery and Visitor Centre in the beautiful East Neuk of Fife opened its doors in December 2014. The distillery is situated between St. Andrews and Crail, close to the world famous Kingsbarns championship golf course. 

Kingsbarns Distillery is also the home of Darnley’s Gin. Tours of the Gin Cottage are available daily with the chance to learn the history of gin as well as the process. At the end of the tour you will have the chance to taste all three of the Darnley’s Gins .

Scotland's Secret Bunker

 

Hidden beneath a Scottish farmhouse, a tunnel leads to Scotland's Secret Bunker.  The size of 2 football pitches, on two levels 100 feet below ground. 


Open 1 March to end of October 7 days. From 10.00am last admission 5.00pm
 

 

The Scottish Countryman

I’m passionate about Scotland’s wildlife and countryside so I reconnect people with the outdoors. I do this through birds of prey and archery experiences, fly-fishing lessons, falconry workshops and countryside retreats, all from our base near Crail in the beautiful East Neuk of Scotland. I’ve been a countryman all my working life. I believe everyone should know enough about nature to be able to enjoy it, appreciate it, protect it and benefit from it. Through learning about nature, we learn about ourselves; through protecting our ecosystems, we protect ourselves.

 

By Crail Community Partnership