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SPONSORED: 4 little gems on the East Coast of Scotland you have to try

east scotland places to visit

Discover the best of the East Coast with these accommodation and food options….

As we are all venturing our more and begin to explore our wonderful small country, we are encouraged to travel to towns and cities around us, but see them through the eyes of a tourist. Your first port of call should therefore be the East Coast!

One question to always ask yourself before you set off for the east is “what things would you recommend a tourist does if they asked you about the east?” – your answer is exactly what you should do!

Booking somewhere amazing to stay – and choosing something amazing to taste – are usually top of the list. To save your search, we have sourced four places to visit and eat at in the East Coast of Scotland, below…

Mike’s Famous Fish and Chips

Mike's Famous Fish and Chips

Mike’s Famous Fish and Chips is an award winning take away that has been serving up the nations favourite since 1978.

Company Directors Mike and Liam Brown have taken the business to a new level since their return last year after five years out the game. Using only the freshest of ingredients and sourcing all their produce from local businesses, they strive to ensure everyone gets a taste of the finest fish and chips in the city including the Famous East Coast puddings.

After a very challenging year in 2020, Mike’s now has a thriving delivery service in place where the best source of chipper produce can be taken right to your door in the safest possible manner.

For more details you can check out the Mike’s Famous Fish and Chips website here OR download the app on the App/Play store and use the discount code: First10 for 10% off your first order. 


Abbeyford Leisure Holiday Parks

Abbeyford Leisure Holiday Parks

Abbeyford Leisure invites you to feel a million miles away close to home.

What do you look for when choosing your autumn staycation? The beach on your doorstep? The flexibility of self-catering accommodation with the convenience of family friendly bars and eateries nearby? How about a safe environment for the kids to explore (just like the old days), reasonable prices and the freedom to cancel up to 48 hours before you arrive if your plans change? Definitely!

Throw in beautiful scenery, a dollop of culture, a great choice of days out nearby and this is starting to sound like the type of quality down time many of us crave.

Abbeyford Leisure’s award-winning holiday parks in the East Neuk of Fife tick all the right boxes.

St Andrews Holiday Park offers unrivalled sea views across azure waters towards St Andrews and beyond and is enviably located within easy reach of magnificent sandy beaches and all the best golf courses. There’s an impressive bar and restaurant (The Braes) with a laid back vibe, an expansive sun terrace to soak up those sea views and a Papa John’s Pizza Takeaway.

Signature holiday homes start from £239 per family in late October for three nights. Book online and view park videos at Check out Elie and St Monans Holiday Parks too.

Book online at Abbeyford Leisure website.


Trinity Boutique

Trinity Boutique is among the places to visit and eat in the East Coast of Scotland

Trinity Boutique is a Victorian Townhouse dating back to circa 1896 boasting its traditional features, tall ceilings, beauty and character. The newly decorated rooms have their own unique charm with fixtures and fittings carefully selected to complement the style of the building itself.

Modern comforts such as new double glazed sash windows, luxurious beds and mattresses, large shower enclosures have been added to ensure an enjoyable experience for guests. Luxurious Egyptian cotton towels, and bedding with the highest quality mattress will ensure that you have the best night sleep.

Continental breakfast is ready to help yourselves and is for free, tea and coffee facilities, most of ingredients are sourced locally to guarantee the best quality of our continental breakfasts.

Its beautiful private garden comprises of over 50 square metres of decking with BBQ facilities, gazebo and lovely garden furniture and a bespoke wooden gazebo.

To discover more, visit the Trinity Boutique website here


Ecclesgreig Holiday Park

Ecclesgreig Holiday Park

Situated in the North East of Scotland, in the village of St. Cyrus, Ecclesgreig Holiday Park is a local family run business.

Within walking distance of the stunning St Cyrus Natural Nature Reserve, local cafe and inn Ecclesgreig Holiday Park is ideally placed for a relaxing coastal holiday, family getaway or couples mini-break.

It is open all year round offering accommodation of touring and camping pitches, self-catering holiday lets as well as our popular Glamping Pods with private hot tub.

Looking for something more permanent for your future staycations ?

As an ABI authorised park, Ecclesgreig Holiday Park offers the opportunity to choose from a variety of holiday homes or lodges for sale that best suit your lifestyle.

For further details please visit Ecclesgreig’s website.