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101 things to do in the East Neuk | Part 2

Eilidh from Morton of Pitmilly has been kind enough to share her list of 101 things you should do when staying in St Andrews and the East Neuk of Fife.

This is part 2, you can read Part 1  here while Part 3 will be released soon.

34. Visit Balgove LarderFarm Shop, Cafe and on-site Butchery offering a variety of products with an emphasis on local produce – their cafe features in one of our previous blogs which you can read here.

35. Visit the Scottish Fisheries Museum in Anstruther. The Scottish Fisheries Museum, in Anstruther, has something new for every visitor to discover – bringing the story of the Scottish fishing industry to life, for young and old alike.

St Andrews Pier

St Andrews Pier

36. Have a pint at Ma BellsMa Bells offers a great night, favoured by locals, students, golfers and tourists alike.

37. Walk along the pier at St Andrews. A St Andrews University tradition, no visit to St Andrews is complete without a walk along the pier – the views of town from the end make the walk worthwhile!

38. Play a round of golf at Kingsbarns. Kyle Phillips designed this Top 100 Ranked golf course and by setting it in an amphitheatre along the coast, nearly every hole boasts spectacular views of the North Sea.

39. Have lunch at the Golf Tavern, Elie. Don’t be fooled by the Golf Tavern’s quaint village pub-like exterior, for beyond the bar lies a substantial restaurant serving quality food to rival any regular pub grub.

40. Get a tennis lesson from Eilidh at PitmillyEilidh can help you perfect your game on the courts at Pitmilly.

41. Visit the British Golf MuseumThe museum, located in St Andrews, tells the story of British golf from the Middle Ages through to the present da

42. Tour the East Neuk fishing villages. ‘Neuk’ is the old Scots word for corner, and the East Neuk is the name given to the area of land that runs around the Eastern peninsula of Fife. The delightful East Neuk villages nestle amongst the natural harbours of the coastline

43. Meet the artists at Crail Gallery. The gallery is based in Crail, one of the lovely, wee fishing villages in the East Neuk of Fife, and showcases a changing selection of  limited edition prints and paintings

44. Visit the Fife Folk Museum. A museum of local life located in the village of Ceres, Fife, Scotland. This award winning museum looks at the most important aspect of life in the Kingdom of Fife – its people.

45. Visit Falkland Palace. A former royal palace of the Scottish Kings. Today it is in the care of the National Trust for Scotland, and serves as a fantastic tourist attraction.

46. Visit St Andrews Castle and bottle dungeon. Largely ruined, battered from centuries of wars, sieges and high tides, but remains a fascinating visit on any trip to St Andrews. Children will love the visitor centre.

47. Celebrate St Andrews day in St Andrews! Where better?!

48. Take a stroll along Kingsbarns bea