The Cow Shed

Crail, Scotland

The Cow Shed Crail is an atmospheric steading for small or large events in the East Neuk of Fife.

It offers a blank canvas to make your occasion unique, this can be created using the steading marquee, barn, workshop and beautiful courtyard with three beautiful old cartshed arches.

The venue is located just outside the pretty village of Crail with a picturesque harbour and many lovely beaches nearby. St Andrews is only a 10 minute drive away for passionate golfers.

The Cow Shed if proud to be 90% powered by solar, wind energy and recycled battery.

Accommodation is available for 46 guests.


The Cow Shed is a versatile venue. Ask us for ideas and use our team of local and trusted suppliers to make your vision a reality.

  • Fresh ideas: Advice on current styling, food service and drinks trends.
  • Custom touches: Want lavish floral displays? Or staff dressed in a costume? Our view is holistic so the result is fantastic.
  • Trusted suppliers: Flowers, tech equipment etc.. tap into the contacts we trust to deliver.


Everyone wants the food choices to feel bountiful and exciting. The real skill is in ensuring there’s minimal wastage after the event. Hickory continues to advise and work collaboratively with venues on sustainability best practices, and we’re pushing ourselves each year to do more. During 2023, we are undertaking research, with event owners, buyers and customers which will take a closer look at the world of dietary preferences in a bid to better inform future food choices.

Why choose Hickory for your event at The Cow Shed?

Almost a decade long partnershipExcellent knowledge of Assembly Rooms layouts and optionsCreatively driven food, drink and stylingComplete understanding of any restrictions and optionsOur knowledge of the venue means accurate pricingWe ensure quality management systems with ISO 9001Highly experienced and collaborative teamTrack live events via our digital planning toolEvidenced commitment to sustainability

Get in touch and let’s discuss your next event