Elie to Cambo Sands

We are delighted to promote the following businesses as members of our Welcome Port programme. Fife Coastal Path users will be assured of a warm welcome when they visit.

Many of our Welcome Ports are encouraging their guests to leave their mark on a new plan to help maintain Fife’s natural heritage for future generations via the Big Green Footprint Scheme; to learn more about the scheme please click here


The 19th Hole
5 Links Road

Tel: 01333 330610

The 19th hole is a traditional and friendly pub overlooking the Elie Golf Course. We serve delicious home-made food, including cakes and scones.  We have a lovely fire for the cold winter months and two restaurant areas to enjoy. The bar is dog friendly.

For further information click here.


The Pavillion
Golf Club Lane

Tel: 01334 331132

The Pavillion is a family run and family friendly business which lies in the heart of the excellent facilities of Elie Sports Club, and is a popular meeting place with locals and visitors.  Open from 9:30am, seven days a week all year with free wifi and 3 dining areas to choose from.

For further information click here.

The Ship Inn
The Toft

Tel: 01333 330246

The Ship Inn is a unique seaside inn in the picturesque village of Elie.  The bar is a warm cosy place in the winter with open fires and wood burning stoves.  Three real ales always on tap and the downstairs bar and restaurant are dog friendly.  Beautiful upstairs restaurant has views across Elie bay.  We have a large beer garden on the beach with an outside bar and BBQ where you can watch the cricket matches on the sand througout the summer months.  We also have 6 beautiful boutique en-suite bedrooms with stunning sea views.

For further information click here


Kincraig View Restaurant 
Elie Holiday Park

‚ÄčTel: 01334 330283


Situated in the Elie Holiday Park at Shell Bay, we invite you to relax and enjoy a delicious menu, freshly prepared and expertly created using the very best produce which, wherever possible, is sourced locally. We offer a choice of tempting dishes for your delectation and our fish arrives fresh every day from St Monans.

For further information click here.


Mayview Hotel
40 Station Road
St Monans
KY10 2BN

Tel: 01334 730564

The Mayview Hotel is situated on Fife Coastal Path  in the beautiful East Neuk village of St Monans, providing a welcoming stopping point for walkers and offers a picture perfect setting for those looking for a relaxing break.  Being host to several outstanding Links and Parkland Golf Courses and presenting a cosy welcome for a relaxing drink and as a specialist in seafood cuisine, our restaurant is well worth a visit.

For further information click here.


The Diving Gannet
10 Station Road
St Monans
KY10 2BJ

Tel: 01334 730 959

Our cafe and gift shop offers great coffee and hot drinks, milk shakes, ice cream sundaes, home baking, generously filled freshly made rolls and baguettes and much more.  With our beautiful range of local crafts and gifts, together with a selection of maritime and vintage collectibles, it is a wonderful place to spend a while during your Fife Coastal Path walk.

We are open 7 days a week from 10am until 4:30pm. If you are a walking group and wish to phone ahead with your order we can have rolls made up for you on arrival.

For further information click here.



The Larachmhor Tavern
6 Midshore
KY10 2NL

Tel: 01334 311200

Breakfast served from 9am and a lunch menu from 12 till nine. The Larachmhor has one double room and a bunking beds available for anyone.  Open 7 days a week.



The Scottish Fisheries Museum
KY10 3AB

Tel: 01334 310628

Situated on the harbour front in Anstruther, in the heart of the Fife fishing community, the Scottish Fisheries Museum tells the story of fishing in Scotland and its people from earliest times to the present.

For further information please click here.


The Waterfront
20 Shore Street
KY10 3EA

Tel: 01333 312200

Situated on Anstruther Shore with views over the Marina and the Firth of Forth our family run hotel pleases all tastes. We offer the freshest of local produce and seafood with our local charm, and 4 star contemporary ensuite guest rooms set round our mature courtyard. We have specific drying facilities and storage to assist walkers and help with luggage to your destination. 

For all contact information and website click here.


The Bank
23 -25 High Street

Tel: 01333 310189

Fully refurbished this year to provide 8 suberbly finished guest rooms with the majority over the Dreel Burn merging with the Firth of Forth.  We have an extensive menu to suit all tastes and a fine selection of wines, spirits and real ales if your stopping for a drink. We have a secluded mature garden bar to relax in. We offer storage and drying facilities for walkers and cyclists and always welcome groups.

For all contact information and website click here.

The Royal Hotel
20 Rodger Street
KY10 3DU

Tel: 01333 310 581

Located in the heart of Anstruther, a stone's throw form the shore, the newly refurbished Royal Hotel invites you to relax and restore your energy. We are an independent, family run business offering freshly sourced ingredients on our lunch and dinner menus. Fill your tums on a home-made soup or take a tipple at the bar. A dog-friendly environment and heaps of local knowledge, our helpful staff will ensure you become a friend. The hotel has a busy restaurant and bar and ensuite accommodation. 

For more information click here.

Murray Library Hostel
7 Shore Street
KY10 3EA

Tel: 01333 311 123

Brand new hostel halfway along the brilliantly varied coastal path, the Murray Library Hostel at Anstruther offers comfy private rooms and cosy dorms all with a sea-view. Guests can enjoy, among other amenities, a fully equipped kitchen, free WiFi and a spacious common room to rest their legs after a day long hike.

Please note there are no disabled toilets.

For more information click here.

Dreel Tavern
16 High Street West
KY10 3DL

Tel: 01333 279 238


One of Anstruther's most historic buildings, the Dreel Tavern has served the East Neuk of Fife as a venue for fine food and drinks over many years. Our menu offers freshly sourced local produce at its very best from the land and the sea. There is a great beer garden overlooking the Dreel burn enjoying the summer sun all day long. For those dark winter months the Dreel boasts a grand open fire to add that cosy feeling whilst enjoying good company and fare.

Whether you just need a brief pit stop, a wee bite to eat or a place to rest your weary feet, pop in and see us at the Dreel!

For more information
click here.



The Haven
1 Shore Street
KY10 3BD

Tel: 01334 310574

The Haven Bar and Restaurant is renowned for its warm welcome, great atmosphere, good beer and terrific food. Located in Cellardyke in the heart of the East Neuk of Fife, the Haven Bar and Restaurant overlooks the historic harbour at Cellardyke and out across the Firth of Forth to the Isle of May.

There is always something going on at the Haven, whether its a summer BBQ, local and international musicians performing or fundraising events, the Haven has that special buzz about it. Also the Haven Bar and Restaurant welcomes families with children and walkers with a thirst.

For more information click here.




HoneyPot Guest House & Tearoom
6 High Street
KY10 6TD

Tel: 01334 450935

A welcoming and friendly atmosphere awaits all who visit the Honeypot. Whether its a cup of coffee or overnight accommodation Graham and Edna will make you welcome.

For more information click here.


Our most recent Coastal Survey showed that over £25m was generated for the local economy by the Fife Coastal Path. We are always interested in hearing from entreprenuers who feel they can provide Welcome Port facilities. So if you have a business close to the route, please click here for futher details on how to join the scheme.