This evening, I am focusing on the popular fishing village of Crail which is located in the East Neuk of Fife, Scotland. This village is extremely popular with tourists, artists and photographers. Summary facts and information on Crail:-

  • Population 1650.
  • Name translates as ‘rock’.
  • Has history dating back to 12th century, and probably much earlier.
  • Historically a fishing port with trading links to northern Europe. Hence European influenced architecture features such as crow-stepped gables and pantiled roofs.
  • Located 53 miles N.E. of Edinburgh and 10m S of St Andrews.
  • Holds annual festivals for foods and arts.
  • Home to:
    • Historic golf club, ranking as world’s 7th oldest with two links courses.
    • Well established craft pottery producing stoneware, terracotta and other products.
    • Raceway ( drag strip and race car track).
    • Lobster store in harbour.

Lobster House, Crail Harbour

Traditional Fife Cottage, Scotland

Crail Pottery, Fife, Scotland

Crail Pottery, Fife, Scotland

Crail Harbour, Fife, Scotland

Lobster Pots, Crail Harbour, Fife, Scotland

Lobster Shop, Crail, Scotland

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