Attractions

Museum in Anstruther

Scottish Fisheries Museum

This excellent museum covers the history of the Scottish fishing industry in fascinating detail, including plenty of hands-on exhibits for kids. Displays include the Zulu Gallery, which houses the huge, partly resto…
Museum in Anstruther

Scotland's Secret Bunker

This fascinating – and chilling – monument to Cold War paranoia was built in the 1950s to serve as one of Britain’s regional command centres in the event of a nuclear war. Hidden 30m underground and encased in nearl…
Nature Reserve in Anstruther

Isle of May

The mile-long Isle of May, 6 miles southeast of Anstruther, is a spectacular nature reserve. Between April and July the island's cliffs are packed with breeding kittiwakes, razorbills, guillemots, shags and around 4…
Castle in Anstruther

Kellie Castle

An authentic example of Lowland Scottish domestic architecture, Kellie Castle has creaky floors, crooked little doorways, superb decorative plasterwork and some marvellous works of art. The original part of the buil…
Gardens in Crail

Cambo Walled Garden

Cambo Estate, 2.5 miles north of Crail, is the country seat of the Erskine family. Its walled garden, with an ornamental stream running through the middle, is famously beautiful in spring and summer, but also in Jan…
Distillery in Crail

Kingsbarns Distillery

This brand new distillery (opened 2015) uses Fife-grown barley to create a distinctive lowland whisky – it takes a minimum of three years maturation to create a single malt, so the first bottles will go on sale in 2…
Cave in Pittenweem

St Fillan’s Cave

St Fillan’s Cave was used as a chapel by a 7th-century missionary who reputedly possessed miraculous powers – apparently, when he wrote his sermons in the dark cave, his arm would throw light on his work by emitting…
Museum in St Monans

St Monans Heritage Collection

Situated on the harbour, St Monans Heritage Collection is a small gallery devoted to the history of the St Monans’ fishing industry through a collection of 20th-century black-and-white photos and several artefacts. …
Museum in Crail

Crail Museum

The village’s history and involvement with the fishing industry is outlined in the Crail Museum, which also provides tourist information.