Take a Day Tour to the 'Home of Golf' St Andrews and return via the coastal route through the beautiful fishing villages of the East Neuk of Fife.
St. Andrews is best known for the famous links which was acquired by the town in 1894 and is the most frequent venue for The Open Championship, the oldest of golf's four major championships. Today it is also home to the third oldest university in the English-speaking world - an integral part of the burgh -and one of the UK's most prestigious, where Prince William met Kate Middleton.
Take in the main sites of historical interest within the town including The Tower of Holy Trinity, the most historic church in St Andrews where John Knox first preached in public, St Salvator's Quadrangle and Chapel, the Castle, first erected around 1200 as the residence, prison and fortress of the bishops of the diocese, the Cathedral , consecrated in 1318 by Bishop William de Lamberton with Robert the Bruce present at the ceremony, and, not forgetting, the ‘Home of Golf’ - the Old Course.
Browse the many lovely shops in the centre of St Andrews which offer an excellent range of independent, family-run businesses, where you are guaranteed to find a unique range of goods matched by personal service.
Return via the scenic coastal route through the beautiful fishing villages to the East Neuk of Fife where there are many galleries and arts and crafts shops. Anstruther famous for its award-winning fish shop, Pittenweem – a centre for arts and crafts and Crail – a visit to the harbour is a must.
Duration: 8 hours (starting in Edinburgh).
This itinerary is only a guide as other historical sites can be incorporated into a tailored sightseeing tour of your own making. The Tour price does not include your entrance fees, lunches, dinners or the drivers gratuity.