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Nice harbour and fun climbing the rocks on the beach

Nice place to visit Pretty harbour with a tea room Beach and then lots of rocks to climb and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
gbmav
,
Berkshire, UK
via mobile
So glad we went

What a precious little town. Close to St Andrews, nice to get away from all the hustle and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Suzanne F
,
Roswell, Georgia
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“fishing village” (13 reviews)
“lobster shack” (11 reviews)
“dressed crab” (7 reviews)
LOCATION
Crail, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice place to visit Pretty harbour with a tea room Beach and then lots of rocks to climb and explore Visit when the tide is out for best experi nice Pretty steep road to walk down and up

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a precious little town. Close to St Andrews, nice to get away from all the hustle and bustle. Also great pottery!

Thank Suzanne F
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a beautiful harbour day or night. It's lovely to go for a walk down to the beach or just walk round the harbour . Or even to sit down and take in the beautiful views of the coast and scenery gorgeous in the sunset.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a very small harbour but still it is a very nice area to walk around. Worth having a stroll on a fine day.

Thank Brian M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have lived in Crail for almost 5 years. The Harbour was one of the reasons I chose to live here. The beauty of the harbour is so inviting. The fishermen going out to do their daily work is heart warming to me. My Grandfather...More

Thank Valencia S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Crail harbour is a picturesque place with architecture typical of The East Neuk. We enjoyed a stroll around the town and hoped to try out the lobster shack but it was closed on a Monday

Thank Susanne9
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quaint picturesque harbour with significant royal history - check out Wikipedia for the full story. Worth climbing up the sea walls but not for those with a fear of heights

Thank Paul D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This little harbour is a photographer's dream with different views depending on the tides, the time of day, the weather, etc. You approach the harbour with a road coming down from the main road through Crail. On the way down you pass a delightful little...More

Thank Edmund R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The small harbor is a photographers dream. A great place to relax and watch the boats and tides. It is immediately adjacent to the small downtown businesses.

Thank Schurrs
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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place with interesting architecture. Still a working harbour and the fresh lobsters that can be bought freshly cooked looked fabulous. Definitely going for those next time.

Thank MHnurse30
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Kristi S
4 January 2018|
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Response from spot w | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kristi. Two nights is not too long for a visit to Crail. Crail is quite small but whilst you’re there there are several beautiful places to visit. Elie has a wonderful beach where you can walk as much or little as you can... More
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da50
20 August 2015|
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Response from smiletravels | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know yes. But was told they are unpredictable and not always helpful in being caught! Have a great time!
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