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Beautifully picturesque harbour.

The harbour is one of the most picturesque we have visited and as a trust whenever we go we take... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
DavidMay1945
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Montrose, United Kingdom
Picturesque Harbour and Fishing Village

A lovely little fishing village on the Fife Coast - with great views over the Firth of Forth. It's... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
robinhenshaw
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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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.

Thank DavidMay1945
Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank robinhenshaw
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Mike J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank Ronnie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank margaretmilligan331
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quite a large harbour with ample parking nearby, but one roadway in and out. A few shops/ restaurants in the area to visit. Looks like there is an adjacent fish market. Interesting spot.

Thank Bfmcm
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We were blessed with good weather but the pier walk was awful as there was an ungodly smell somewhere. Wondered if it was due to the seagulls/birds poop which was EVERYWHERE. Never seen it as bad as this pier! Also, the boats seemed to be...More

Thank Veronica W
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Pittenweem has a traditional Scottish harbour. Mind the rail as you park, it is only about 8 inches deep and then you are over the side in to the actual harbour! Well kept traditional houses along the the side of the harbour with a couple...More

Thank Lesley m
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Been coming here since I was a child & seen many many changes - however there is still the fundamental fishing village feel. The fish auction house,cottages on the west shore & around the harbour area, fisherman’s hostel, traditional pub, fish shops & chip shop...More

Thank Jo62Bloggs
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

The harbour and front at Pittenweem is beautiful- well worth a visit when the arts festival is on in August!

Thank gordonmpearce
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Kristi S
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Response from Sarah Jane B | Reviewed this property |
We prefer Pittenweem for how quiet it is but Crail is pretty too and a few more things to do :)
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