St Andrews What To Do

Looking for ideas of What to do in St Andrews we have put together a good selection of St Andrews Things to Do when you visit St Andrews Scotland, which includes East Fife covering ideas from the world famous 'Old Course' to castles and of course St Andrews University is Scotland's oldest and the third oldest in the English speaking world.

What to do in St Andrews there is no shortage of Museums and Galleries, a whole host of Attractions, Castles and Great Houses and of course plenty of Golf.

When visiting we highly recommend you add the St Andrews Historic Trail as one of your St Andrews Things to Do, this trail includes St Andrews Cathedral, now a ruin but well worth a visit.

St Andrews is a very accessible area of Scotland, you can hire cycles or ride on the public transport to many places that we are sure you will add to "Your Trip" St Andrews What to Do planner.

Golf St Andrews on the Old Course

Golf and St Andrews

St Andrews is associated with golf the world over, often referred to as 'The Home of Golf' - here we tell you some of the key facts behind this claim.

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Barabarafield Riding Stables by st Andrews Scotland

Barbarafield Riding School

This popular riding school is on a 300 acre farm, catering for people from 5 years old to a maximum weight of 15 stone. 10 mins drive from St Andrews

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Golf history and St Andrews

Deals on the Golf Course

Golf is known as a game where deals are made while playing the 'great game' - this is the story of the orginal golf deal in 1746 that beats all others

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Royal and Ancient Golf Club St Andrews

Royal and Ancient Golf Club

Founded in 1754 as the Society of St Andrews Golfers. In 1834, King William IV was patron and the club became known as The Royal and Ancient Golf Club

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Secret Bunker by St Andrews

Scotland's Secret Bunker

Scotland’s Secret Bunker is Scotland’s best kept secret ‘Had there been a Nuclear War, this is where Scotland would have been Governed from’.

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St Andrews Castle

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.

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St Andrews Aquarium

St Andrews Aquarium

A vast array of some of the world's most vivid creatures from black tip reef sharks, seals, octopus, catfish, deadly piranha and on land the Meerkats.

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Crail Pottery

Meet the potters and see them at work throwing, painting and firing jugs, teapots and garden pots,

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Oldest Golf Rules St Andrews

The Oldest Rules of Golf

The oldest rules of golf date back to 1744, the 13 articles in all, form the foundation of today's Rules of Golf - here is the story behind the rules.

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The St Andrews Museum

St Andrews Museum

Houses the permanent St Andrews A - Z exhibition telling the story of the town as well as changing displays in the Kinburn Gallery on various topics.

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Falkland Palace by St Andrews

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.

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Hill of Tarvit Mansion House by St Andrews

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.

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St Andrews Preservation Trust

St Andrews Preservation Trust Museum

A small independent museum, in a 17C house with a wealth of fascinating information and objects to do with the history of St Andrews and its people.

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Sea Eagle Adventures

Exclusively yours for up to five passengers for an exhilarating one hour wildlife spotting trip to Tentsmuir Point and back via the castle for £85

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British Golf Museum St Andrews

British Golf Museum

Home to Golf's history, 500 years of golf, a must visit when in St Andrews, even for the non golfers with imaginative exhibitions, hands on activities

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Fife Folk Museum by St Andrews

Fife Folk Museum

Museum celebrates the working and domestic lives of the people of rural Fife, exhibitions include tools, pottery paintings, agricultural implements

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Cairnie Maize by St Andrews

Cairnie Fruit Farm and Maze

Cairnie Farm has a Mega "Maize" Maze & Funyard, go-kart track, giant straw bale climbing fortress, sunken trampolines, flying fox, ride-on digger

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Wemys Ware Pottery by St Andrews

Wemyss Pottery

The highly collectable Wemyss Pottery is made in Ceres, every item is individually made and hand painted on the premises using traditional technique

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Cambo Gardens by St Andrews

Cambo Gardens

Victorian walled garden designed around burn, willow, waterfall and rose-clad bridges, rare interesting herbaceous perennials, you can feed the pigs!

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St Rules Tower in St Andrews

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.

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St Andrews Botanical Gardens in St Andrews

St Andrews Botanic Gardens

One of the hidden gems of St Andrews, internationally acclaimed 18 acres of landscaped gdns with ponds, waterfalls, rock gardens, herbaceous borders

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The St Andrews Cheese Company

St Andrews Cheese Company

East Fife's only cheese maker. Anster hand made cheese uses a traditional recipe and traditional methods with milk direct from the farm's own cows.

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Kelie Castle by St Andrews

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

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St Andrews Cathedral

St Andrews Cathedral

St Andrews Cathedral was Scotland’s largest and most magnificent medieval church, from 12th century until 1561 when it was abandoned.

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Drumoig Golf Club and Hotel St Andrews Scotland

Drumoig Golf Course

18 hole championship style Par 72 golf course set on 250 acres of spectacular Fife countryside, views across St Andrews bay -10 mins from St Andrews.

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The Scottish Fisheries Museum by St Andrews

Scottish Fisheries Museum

The Scottish Fishing industry stretches from 7,000BC to modern times - explore and discover its fascinating story in 20 galleries, 19 historic boats.

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Golfers in St Andrews Scotland

24 Golf Courses around St Andrews

There are 24 golf courses within 20 miles of St Andrews, here is a brief summary and details on each including the worlds oldest course.

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