History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
Once a centre of the herring fisheries, Cellardyke is now a popular harbour for pleasure boatimg. The harbour was rebuilt in 1829, and the Town Hall in 1883. Thew 17th century Mercat Cross still stands, hiowever, a reminder of more prosperous days.
At the east end of the harbour is a bathing area known as Cardinal Steps after Cardinal David Beaton of St Andrews, who had a residence at nearby Pitmilly in the 16th century.
Address: Cellardyke, Fife, Scotland
Attraction Type: Village
Location: On the A917 coastal road, on the east side of Anstruther
Photo Credit: Jim Bain, licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence
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