on the East Neuk of Fife (neuk being Old Scots for corner) Anstruther
is a charming fishing village which attracts many visitors during the
There are some good beaches in the Anstruther area and the narrow streets
and old buildings give the town its air of olde worlde fishing charm.
Anstruther's Wester Church has a 16th century bell tower whilst the
Easter Church (built 1634) has one of Scotland's oldest manses (1590)
still in use. Anstruther is also the birthplace of the founder of the
Free Church of Scotland, Dr. Thomas Chalmers, born in 1780.
Anstruther has its own golf course and within a 10 mile radius you will
find other excellent courses at Crail, Elie, Lundin Links and of course
the world famous Old Couse at St. Andrews.
A great attraction in the town is the Scottish Fisheries Museum. The
museum, which reflects the long association of Anstruther with the fishing