The best things to do in and around Anstruther.


Osprey Experience

We welcome you on board the Osprey Experience including "fantastic" boat trips to the wonderful Isle of May with its wildlife and history.
Sailing times can be found on our website, there is something for everyone.  
To reserve your place, please book online using link below.


The May Princess

Offering trips to The Isle of May on the May Princess.  We are the main licensed operator and can carry 100 passengers per day to visit the island.  The Isle of May is a nature reserve managed by Scottish Natural Heritage and is open to the public from April-September.  It is home to the largest puffin colony on the East Coast, and around 200,000 seabirds in total.  There are also historic lighthouses, foghorns and the ruins of an old priory to visit.
Our boat and ticket hut is based at Anstruther Harbour's middle pier.


A smorgasbord of activities

A family-run outdoor activity centre on Fife's scenic coast in Cellardyke by Anstruther.  A range of outdoor activities for individuals, families and groups including "come and try" sessions, half-day, full-day or multi-day options.

Activities at the centre are:

  • Kayaking

  • Open Canoeing

  • Sea Kayaking

  • Archery

  • Bouldering

  • Bushcraft & Firemaking

  • Raft Building

  • Team Building activities

  • Snorkelling​

Advance booking is recommended​


From historical roots

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 excellent 9 holes which is kept in superb condition throughout the year.

The course is located 9 miles south of St Andrews and stretches along the shoreline between Anstruther and Pittenweem. The spectacular views over Anstruther Harbour and out to the Isle of May, Bass rock and south west to Edinburgh are a constant distraction.

Golfers should beware of Anstruther Golf Club’s version of Amen corner which comprises a series of 3 challenging par 3’s starting with The Rockies (5th) voted the toughest par 3 in the UK!

Golf club with licensed bar and bar meals available,  visitors welcome. 

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Scotland's Best Kept Secret

Visit Scotland 4 star attraction, 25 years open to the public in 2019.
An innocent farmhouse conceals the entrance to Scotland's best kept secret for over 40 years.  
Come and see for yourself, Scotland's underground command centre and discover the twilight world of the governments cold war.  
This amazing labyrinth on 2 levels, 100 feet below ground and encased in 15 feet of reinforced concrete.  
This is where Scotland would have been governed if war had broken out.
Also onsite - cafe, gift shop and electric car charging


For all your tennis needs

Offers four all weather tennis courts with floodlights.  Available to join as a member or for casual/visitor use.  Club tennis and access to coaching is available.  Please check out our Facebook page for further details.


National Institution, International Reputation

Situated in a wonderful collection of historic buildings on the harbour of a small and beautiful fishing port, we are a charitable trust which has become a national institution with an international reputation.

Our principal aim, in all of our efforts with regard to the displays in our extensive museum and our many educational and research activities, is to excite informed interest in the development of the Scottish commercial fishing industry among people of all ages in and beyond Scotland. The core story that we have to tell is the history of how, through a constant process of innovation, the Scottish fisheries became such an important part of the lives of so many Scots.


Play Art Create

Play Art Create is a therapeutic and educational centre with a mission to help children, parents, women and socially isolated people.

We offer a wide range of activities for children and adults, promoting the importance of art, creativity and traditional play for wellbeing.


Leisure activities:


Tuesday, Wednesday 16:00-17:00pm art classes for children.

Weekends-arts/crafts workshops, slime making, free play- childrenand parents, summer holidays-Art camp



Wednesday -18:00 -19:30 pm Art Spa-therapeutic art

Friday-11:00 am-12:30 pm-Art Cafe-artclass


Therapeutic services

 1:1 sessions-children and adults: Therapeutic play, Neuro-dramatic -play, creative counselling.


Tabletop Gaming in the East Neuk

We're a regular tabletop gaming group based in the East Neuk of Fife. We love board games, card games, dice games, role-playing games and war games. Everyone is welcome!

Come along and play some games!


Make a Splash!

On Boxing Day, it has become an annual tradition for some brave locals (lovingly named as 'loonies') to run into the waters of the Forth, in order to raise money for Charity. This light-hearted event really binds the community, bringing so many local people together, from the loonies to the volunteers out in lifeboats. 

If you want to make a splash, be sure to take part in the coming year!

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