Places to visit
Renouned as the ‘Home of Golf’, St Andrews is also a popular tourist destination which offers much more than golf alone.
A charming, picturesque former royal burgh, the town is a steeped in history, retaining many important historical sites and preserving the medieval layout of its town centre. An intricate network of streets and lanes around the university, ancient cathedral and castle invite exploration.
Places to visit in St Andrews include:
- The Botanic Gardens
- St Andrews Cathedral and St Rule’s Tower
- St Andrews Castle
- The Royal and Ancient Golf Club
- British Golf Museum
- St Andrews Museum
- Scotland’s Secret Bunker
Located on Scotland’s east coast, St Andrews offers miles of unspoilt sandy beaches and is the perfect base from which to explore the wider Kingdom of Fife.
- Craigtoun Country Park
- Falkland Palace
- Scottish Deer Centre
- Isle of May
- Culross Abbey
- Crail Pottery
- Kellie Castle & Gardens
- Loch Leven/Vane Farm Nature Reserve
Explore the quaint fishing villages of the East Neuk, Crail, Anstruther, Pittenweem, St Monans, Largo, and Elie, with their traditional cottages with red pantile roofs and crow-stepped gable ends, fishing boats at rest in the harbour following after unloading their catch as they have done for centuries.
There is a good selection of leaflets in the apartment on places to visit in St Andrews & The Kingdom of Fife.