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Murray Library Hostel

It is a pleasure to have you as our guests. We will do our best to make your stay an enjoyable and relaxing one, in the beautiful town of Ansruther.


7 Shore Street
Anstruther & Cellardyke
KY10 3EA

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Tel: 01333 311 123
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The Murray Library Hostel welcomes the visitors to Anstruther, at the heart of Fife’s East Neuk region, the perfect starting point to discover the fishing villages and a breathtaking coastal scenery. The library has now been successfully converted into a cosy top notch backpacker hostel with comfortable beds, a fully equipped kitchen and large communal areas to share your tales of adventures halfway along the brilliantly varied coastal path.

Private rooms 

Your haven of quiet.

  • Bright, with a stunning sea view
  • Single/twin/double private rooms
  • With wash-hand basin
  • Perfect for couples, friends or independent guests
  • All private rooms have a bedside table and lamp

Family room

Spacious, light and stylish.

  • Bright, with a stunning sea view
  • With wash-hand basin
  • Perfect for families and group of friends, up to 4
  • Double/twin and a bunk bed
  • Bedside table and lamp

Mixed dorms

Cosy dorms, 4 to 6 beds.

  • Bright, with a stunning sea view
  • With wash-hand basin
  • Clean and cosy bunk beds with high density foam mattress for a comfortable night sleep
  • Personal locker
  • Enough plugs for everyone
  • Larger dorms are the cheapest ideal for groups and friends who want to stay together

Anstruther and the Murray Library Hostel are located in the Kingdom of Fife about an hour and half drive from Edinburgh and only 10 minutes from St Andrews.  Remember, you can always call us should you get lost and need some more directions 01333 311 123

From Edinburgh

By public Transport

There are direct bus connections from Edinburgh

You can also alternatively aim for a change in St Andrews. To plan your trip, check travelinescotland for up to date travel information.

You can also reach Anstruther from North Berwick with seafari which can actually save you some time and give you a taste of adventure.

By Car

You would basically follow the A90, then A92 and A915 following the road sign to Anstruther/East Neuk.

From St Andrews

By public Transport

There are 2 bus services X60 (about 20 minutes ride) and 95 (about 40 minutes ride)

By Car

Driving south on the B9131, 18 minutes drive.

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