Neuk fishing village in Fife is where I was raised in Scotland.
I have a deep and abiding love of this area, and all of Fife.
gained its Royal Charter in 1587 and comprises Anstruther Easter
& Wester, Cellardyke
In its heyday, Anstruther was one of the busiest ports in the
East Neuk and is steeped in history. Even with the general decline
of the Fishing industry Anstruther is still a great attraction
because of the Scottish Fisheries Museum. The museum is housed
in old domestic buildings and also in the 16th century site used
by the monks from Balmerino
is best to explore Anstruther
on foot and a walk through the old streets will recapture the
names and history of days from a bygone age. The Dreel River forms
the boundary between Anstruther Easter & Wester and in olden
days was guarded by the Dreel Castle. The Parish Church of Easter
was built in 1634 and dedicated to St. Adrian.