Anstruther, Fife, Scotland.

This evening, I am posting information on the popular seaside village of Anstruther which is located in the East Neuk of Fife in the east of Scotland, about 10 miles south of St. Andrews and directly opposite North Berwick across the Firth of Forth in East Lothian.

Shell decorated house at Anstruther, Fife

The scenic Fife Coast with its many quaint fishing villages is popular with visitors. Here can also be found Lower Largo, Earlsferry, ElieSt. MonansPittenweem and Crail.

Hew Scott Hall, Anstruther, Fife

Attractions at Anstruther include:

  • Shops and eateries including the famous Anstruther Fish Bar (Fish and Chip restaurant).
  • Harbour with marina and base for fishing boats.
  • Scottish Fisheries Museum
  • Nine hole, links golf course.
  • Small sandy beach.
  • Boat trips to Isle of May.
  • Lifeboat Station.

Inside Scottish Fisheries Museum, Anstruther.

Other facts and information:

  • Population is about 3,500.
  • Parish Church dates from 1634.
  • Name is derived from the Old English term for marshy piece of land.

Shore Street, Anstruther, Fife.

Marian at Anstruther, Fife.

Anstruther Harbour

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