St Andrews Castle and Great Houses

Castles, Palaces and great houses of St Andrews and East Fife are part of the range of things to do when visiting St Andrews in Scotland. You will also be able to visit an excellent range of attractionsmuseums and of course lerant more about the world wide game of golf.

The St Andrews and East Fife area was once where Kings and Queens came to stay, as well as the wealthy in the later years. St Andrew has its own castle but there are many Castles and Great Houses, some lavishly furnished with period pieces, many with lovely gardens, which are often worth a visit in their own right. The combination of the historic buildings and beautiful gardens really make for a great day out.

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Hill of Tarvit Mansion House and Garden

Commissioned by a successful jute mill owner from Dundee in 1904. Its magnificent rooms are decorated with his extensive collections of furnishings. To find out more, click READ MORE

Address:Hill of Tarvit Ceres By Cupar KY15 5PB
Tel:0844 493 2185
Web: http://www.nts.org.uk/
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St Rules Tower

33 metre high St Rule's Tower dates back to the 11th century, built to hold the relics of Scotland's Patron Saint, St Andrew, brought from Greece. To find out more, click READ MORE

Address:Pends Road, St Andrews KY16 9QL
Tel:01334 472 563
Web: http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/
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The Royal Palace of Falkland

One of the finest Renaissance palaces in Scotland, the country residence and hunting lodge of eight Stuart monarchs, including Mary, Queen of Scots. To find out more, click READ MORE

Address:Falkland Palace, Falkland Village, Fife KY15 7BU
Tel:0844 493 2186
Web: http://www.nts.org.uk/
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Kellie Castle and Garden

A fine 14th century castle built in the shape of an E plan tower, magnificent plaster ceilings, painted panelling, fine furniture, old-fashioned roses. To find out more, click READ MORE

Address:Kelliecastle Pittenweem Fife KY10 2RF
Tel:0844 493 2184
Web: http://www.nts.org.uk/
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St Andrews Cathedral

St Andrews Cathedral was Scotland’s largest and most magnificent medieval church, from 12th century until 1561 when it was abandoned. To find out more, click READ MORE

Address:Pends Road, St Andrews KY16 9QL
Tel:01334 472 563
Web: http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/
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St Andrews Castle

Played an important part in Scotland’s History, original castle here in the 12th century - bottle dungeon and mine and countermine all visible today. To find out more, click READ MORE

Address:The Scores, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9AR
Tel:01334 477 196
Web: http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/