Cat casserole at Crail Pottery, Fife

This morning, we departed our Edinburgh lodgings and drove N.E. across the new Queensferry Crossing (bridge over Firth of Forth) and visited a number of interesting quaint and historic villages along the Fife Coast culminating in St Andrews.

First stop was Lower Largo, home of Alexander Selkirk whose exploits were used by Daniel Defoe as material for Robinson Crusoe.

Alexander Selkirk Statue at Lower Largo.

Lower Largo, Fife

Next to St Monans and historic church located close to the coast.

St Monans Church.

St Monans Village.

Next to Elie, a village with very sandy bay.

Elie Harbour, Fife

Elie, Fife, Scotland.

Next to Pittenweem, a still active fishing harbour and fish market.

Pittenweem Harbour

Next to Anstruther, a large village with marina and fishing museum. Here we stopped for fish and chip lunch at the famous Anstruther Fish Bar.

Anstruther, Fife, Scotland

Anstruther, Fife

Next to Crail, a small village with a harbour and pottery.

Crail Harbour, Fife, Scotland

Crail Harbour.

Crail Pottery, Fife, Scotland

Next to St Andrews where we visited the ancient (ruined) Cathedral and the golf courses at west end. We availed of lunch at the Links Club House then had a photo session at Swilken Bridge.

St Andrews Cathedral, Fife, Scotland.

Swilken Bridge, St Andrews

Himalayas at St Andrews Links

Finally, we checked into our lodgings at a very pleasant Inn about 15 mins from St Andrews.

Tomorrow we move north with destination Fort William.

NB: Some of the images are from library owing to very slow broadband at lodgings tonight.

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