Visit the Ruins of St Andrews Cathedral

Once the largest church in Scotland, what remains of St Andrews Cathedral is impressive even in its ruined state with a remarkable collection of medieval statues and stunning views of the coast and Fife. Wander its crumbled walls and soak up the atmosphere of this history be sure to climb St Rule’s Tower for spectacular views. If you’re looking to learn more about St Andrews’ rich history this is a great place to start!

Where is St Andrews Cathedral?

The ruined cathedral is located on the coastline near the centre of St Andrews and not far from St Andrews Castle.

If you want to know more about this landmark explore the museum inside the visitor centre. Discover the significant role this cathedral played in medieval Scotland, once the epicentre of religion in the country.

  • Open daily from 1 April to 31 March – 10 am to 4 pm
  • Admission is £4.80 for adults, £3.80 for concessions, and £2.80 for children
  • Family tickets range from £9.50 to £16 depending on the number of adults and children
  • Free entry for Historic Environment Scotland members and Carers
  • Half price for English Heritage, Manx and Cadw members

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