Well-known for the fresh shellfish caught locally and the annual Food Festival, this is a delightful small harbour town.
There are plenty of buildings of historical interest, including the tollbooth with its tower dating from about 1600, as well as the large marketplace. Many come to enjoy the two golf links courses at the Crail Golfing Society.
The Isle of May, six miles off the coast, is a nature reserve popular with walkers and nature lovers. See puffins and guillemots among the huge variety of birdlife.
A combination of stunning coastal views, centuries of history and hugely enjoyable golf makes Balcomie Links one of Scotlands golfing gems. With spectacular views - the sea is visible from every hole - Craighead Links achieved fame in the 2001 Guinness Book of Records for the most nationalities pla...