The Spindrift Guest House


The Spindrift is an imposing Victorian residence built in 1870 for a Tea Clipper Captain, with many original internal features, carefully restored offering eight bedrooms with en-suite/private facilities. Set on the western edge of the picturesque village of Anstruther in the East Neuk of Fife, the area boasts a wide variety of activities and interests which are all within easy driving distance from The Spindrift.

Only a short walk to the harbour and village centre the Spindrift is personally run by Ken & Christine Lawson, a relaxed atmosphere prevails and it is our aim to provide you with high standards of service and housekeeping.

Relax in our comfortable guest lounge, with the daily papers, small library, games and information on what to see and do in the surrounding area. We are licensed to sell alcohol and have a wide selection of Scottish beers, wines, over 25 malt whiskies and other spirits and soft drinks to choose from.

We have private parking in the grounds for guests and safe storage for bicycles and golf clubs. The Spindrift is ideal for small golf / reunion parties for their exclusive use. We are close to the Fife Coastal Path and the guest house is an ideal overnight stop, where you can enjoy an evening meal after a long days’ walk. We can arrange luggage transport to your next stop if required. Complimentary wireless internet access is available throughout the guest house. We are highly recommended in Lonely Planet and the Michelin Guide as well as Trip Advisor where you will find reviews from our guests.

The Spindrift is the perfect location for those who want to relax in the “East Neuk”

Resident Proprietors:
Ken & Christine Lawson

Pittenweem Road
KY10 3DT

Tel: +44 (0)1333 310573

  • The Spindrift Wins More Guesthouse Awards!

    We are pleased to announce that we have again been awarded AA 4 STAR GOLD GUEST HOUSE for 2018 along with BREAKFAST and DINNER awards for high quality food with emphasis on freshly prepared local ingredients. It is with special thanks to our housekeepers Debbie Ketchen and Nicky Cromar and our girls from THE WAID […] Read more

  • Spindrift Guest House Staff Raises £330.50 for Children in Need

    Ken and Christine Lawson, proprietors of the Spindrift Guest House, and their staff of young workers who also go to school at the Waid, raised £330.50 at the coffee afternoon they hosted on Saturday, Nov. 18.  Proceeds will benefit the Children in Need charity, and over £2500 has now been raised by these coffee get-togethers. […] Read more

  • The Spindrift Guest House is awarded WorldHost Recognition

    The Spindrift Guest House has become the latest organisation in Scotland to gain national recognition for its commitment to customer service, after being awarded WorldHost Recognised Business Status.We are passionate about service standards and are incredibly proud to have achieved this award.When our guests see the WorldHost logo displayed in our business,they know that we […] Read more

  • The Spindrift Celebrates 15 Years of Hospitality

    The Spindrift Guest House, is celebrating their 15th anniversary as an award-winning guest house in Anstruther by offering special three-course dinner menus using locally-produced ingredients during November and December.  Booking is essential as these special dinners sell out fast (tel. 01333-310573, or email The special dinners are being offered on November 11th, 13th and […] Read more