St Andrews Tourist Information

St Andrews

St Andrews

The home of golf and also fantastic beaches, a world class university and a great Fife coast base for touring, St Andrews offers a great selection of quality accommodation from luxury golf spa hotels to cosy cottages and boutique guest houses. Play in the footsteps of champions on St Andrews’ world famous golf links. This coastal golf jewel also features two Blue Flag beaches and is home to the not to be missed British Golf Museum.

To win at St Andrews is the ultimate – so said the great golfer Tiger Woods. An iconic golfing landscape, the St Andrews Golf Links courses (now 7 of them including the new Castle Course) are open to the public – early booking is advised. The heart of the golf scene here is the legendary 18 hole Old Course with adjacent 9 hole course. The links regularly host high profile golf competitions including the Open Championships and you’ll find all essential golf accoutrements on tap in the home of golf from clubhouses and golf academies to golf shops, a free shuttle bus service and Caddies/ Trolley services.

Take time to tour the fascinating British Golf Museum in St Andrews, only a 5 minute stroll from the city centre, with galleries covering a diverse range of themes in the game, from how golf balls are made, to the stories of the greatest in the game and extensive archive footage, memorabilia and material stretching back to the 17th Century. One of Scotland’s most attractive towns, with a buzzing nightlife and great dining scene, St Andrews makes the perfect base for a beach and golf holiday. The town offers a choice of restaurants, inns and stylish whisky and cocktail bars.

Browse select independent stores in the town centre or enjoy premier theatre shows at the Byre. St Andrews is perfectly placed for touring, with the beautiful fishing villages of the Fife Coast right on your doorstep. Treat yourself to a stay in one of the luxurious spa hotels in St Andrews, also open as day spas with a range of packages available including the unique Kohler Waters Spa! Find your perfect St Andrews accommodation online now.

Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.