Known as the "Home of Golf," don’t miss the chance to tee off from one of St Andrews several legendary courses and experience the sport’s history. Did you know that golf has been played at the world-famous Old Course for over 600 years? Whether you play or spectate, it's a bucket-list experience for any golfer for sure.
Head to the beach
Take your pick from over two miles of uninterrupted sand, backed with dunes and the world-renowned golf course. Enjoy a leisurely walk or a relaxing picnic on the vast West Sands. Whatever the season, you’re guaranteed stunning views out to the North Sea. If you’re a fan of the film Chariots of Fire, you might even spot some of the places where the opening scenes were filmed.
Soak up the history
History buffs are spoilt for choice when visiting St Andrews. Explore the ruins of the magnificent medieval St Andrew’s Cathedral, once the largest church in Scotland. Climb St. Rule's Tower and you’ll get stunning views of the town and coastline.
Head to St Andrew’s Castle, overlooking the North Sea. For the best panoramic views, climb to the top of the tower or why not explore the underground mines and tunnels?
Looking for some tranquillity? Then a visit to St Andrews Botanic Garden is for you - home to a vast collection of plants from around the globe. Wander through the tranquil gardens, soak up the peaceful surroundings and explore the tropical and exotic plant collections – you’ll even find a miniature rainforest.
Get up close and personal with hundreds of marine creatures at St Andrew’s Aquarium. From penguins and sharks to meerkats and poisonous frogs, it’s a great day out.
St Andrews University
Don’t miss a visit to Scotland's oldest university – did you know it was founded in 1413? Book a tour and explore the campus with its medieval architecture, visit the museum and soak up the academic atmosphere.