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28 things to do in St Andrews

St Andrews is a beautiful seaside town area with a rich history and culture. The home of golf, with seven world-class golf courses, including the iconic Old Course.  the Old Course has hosted the Open Championship an incredible 29 times since 1873. St Andrews is also home to the oldest university in Scotland, founded in 1412.

Situated on the Fife coast, St Andrew’s long sandy beach was the film location for the opening sequence of ‘Chariots of Fire’. Today land yachting is a very popular activity.

Visit local cafes like the world-renowned ice cream shop Jannettas and the rock and roll diner Ziggy’s. Also well worth exploring Scotland’s secret bunker.  for 50 years it was a Nuclear command centre hidden below a farm house.

This small town on the East Neuk of Fife has a lot to offer.

 

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Interested in learning about the history of Scotland’s beloved game while also taking in the incredible ocean view? Come and surround yourself with the beautiful sights of St Andrews, uncovering the heritage of Golf and learning …

The East Sands beach in St Andrews is a recognisable and beautiful beach that is like no other. The beach has an amazing rocky section right next to the caravan park which is perfect for rock …

Kingsbarn golf links is a stunning golf course along the coast line, the course is situated only 7 miles from St Andrews old course and all 1.8 miles of this course runs along the stunning north …

Lundin golf course is a testing and tough course for any golfer, with the first 5 holes still so similar to how they were 100 years ago, however the second half of the course is more …

Scotscraig golf course is located in the North East of Fife, it is only a short drive from the old course at St Andrews, Scotscraig is the 13th oldest golf club in the entire world, opening …

Take the jump and leap out of a plane in St Andrews and skydive! Jump in tandem with a highly skilled and qualified instructor that will guide you through the whole jump process from the take-off …

Tee off and take off on your exploration of the birthplace of one of the most popular sports in the world, at St Andrew’s Links! For over 600 years St Andrews Links hasn’t failed to keep …

Feeling the cold or bored of those grass courses? Improve your game at the top of the range indoor golf centre in St Andrews, It’s fitted with the latest in golf technology and staffed by expert …