Walk: This little piggy went to Crail

[The Coves rock formation]

A straightforward and scenic coast path connects the three picturesque fishing villages of Anstruther, Cellardyke and Crail. On a clear day there are fantastic views towards the Isle of May out to sea, with interesting rock formations and stony foreshore closer to hand... and a huge pig farm earlier in the route. Hop on a one of the frequent buses to return to the start, though the short distances involved mean you could easily double back on foot.

[There are excellent views of the Isle of May throughout the route]

Name: Walk: This little piggy went to Crail ★☆☆
Length: 7 km / 4 miles
Ascent: 50 metres
Points of interest: Anstruther; Cellardyke; The Coves; Crail
Start: Anstruther main harbour, G.R. NO 568035 ///narrowest.noise.mainland
Finish: High Street (A917), Crail, G.R.: NO 613077 ///museum.noises.sketching
Transport to start: Park at the finish and take a bus to the start (roughly hourly, but check times in advance).

Route: Start & Anstruther - Anstruther Easter - The Coves - Crail
Terrain: Clear paths: generally gentle gradients but some mud.
Wildlife today: Pigs, goats and a few seabirds.
Weather today: Dry with almost unbroken sunshine; a few degrees above freezing.

>> see separate post for Anstruther ★★★☆☆
>> see separate post for Cellardyke ★★☆☆☆

Name: Crail ★☆☆
Description: Attractive fishing settlement spilling down a steep hill to its small harbour.
Location: G.R.: NO 613077 ///museum.noises.sketching

[Approach to Crail]

Route credit: Walkhighlands


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