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“east neuk”(5 reviews)
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Pittenweem, Scotland
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Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

Lovely little harbour with a fish market during the week and a pub of two. Very quaint, and well worth a stop if you’re passing.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jilllian
Reviewed 29 November 2018

Nice quaint town, lovely for an afternoon walk, along the harbour wall and up though the town. Check out St.Fillan's Cave too.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LindaP1959
Reviewed 27 November 2018

With love the East Coast and especially the cape and Maine.That being said, the photo pops in this harbor are spectacular. Camden Maine is pretty, but this harbor has it beat. Unfortunately the fishing village is only allowed to catch Lonster and praune. The fish...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank storsbergg
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Recently spent two memorable days in Pittenweem. Our B&B overlooked the harbour and the first morning we heard the fishing boat engines rumbling to life at 5:30am as they prepared to set out in the dark for the North Sea fishing grounds. It seems to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 880elizabethm
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Wonderful working harbour. No pleasure boats but real creels and hard working fishing boats. People have spent time and effort beautifying the harbour to great effect. Not to be missed.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank misspickle
Reviewed 15 October 2018

The harbour is one of the most picturesque we have visited and as a trust whenever we go we take loads of photographs.In. addition to the harbour itself., the buildings next harbour are. also amazingly lovelyand historic.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DavidMay1945
Reviewed 14 October 2018

A lovely little fishing village on the Fife Coast - with great views over the Firth of Forth. It's always exciting to see a working harbour, with all the boats and fishing paraphernalia. We saw a seal swim into the harbour. And then we'd a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank robinhenshaw
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

The harbour holds a bustling fishing fleet focused on shell fish. Apparently the local fishing association, offices on the harbour, can provide shell fish if you order, we didn’t try this. They also have a good shop. The harbour is in parts a fishing fleet...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mikejT1971UJ
Reviewed 17 September 2018

A pretty harbour with much going on. Parking can be difficult at peak times. Fining your way up to the main street is a challenge as you climb the steep stairs and path.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ronnie S
Reviewed 16 September 2018

View a true working harbour in all its beauty , stunning views of the Isle of May...coastal path to neighbouring villages

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank margaretmilligan331
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Kristi S
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Response from sarahjaneb515 | Reviewed this property |
We prefer Pittenweem for how quiet it is but Crail is pretty too and a few more things to do :)