One of Anstruther's most famous attractions is its award-winning fish and chips which taste even better eaten in the fresh air overlooking the lovely harbour.
Anstruther has long been a fishing village, although these days there are more pleasure boats than fishing ones. You can learn all about the history in the Scottish Fisheries Museum. It's also nice to just stroll along the cobbled streets and enjoy the buildings and charm of this fishing town. During the summer months, you can also take a boat trip from Anstruther to the Isle of May to view the puffins!
Anstruther Golf Club was founded in 1890 and has seen many changes over the years. The initial layout comprised 7 holes with trenches through the middle of the course and poles scattered over the greens to stop gliders landing during the war. In more peaceful times the course was extended to an exce...
The Isle of May National Nature Reserve (NNR) lies on the east coast of Scotland, in the entrance of the Firth of Forth. For its small size it has a tremendous variety of wildlife and is renowned for its rich bird life, seals and reefs.
The May Princess sails from Anstruther to the beautiful Isle of May almost every day from 1st April to 30th September. Licensed by the Maritime Coastguard Agency to carry 100 passengers, she has been operating on this run for the last fifteen years.