About St Andrews

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About St Andrews
St Andrews university founded in 1413, one of the oldest Universities in Europe. 
It is currently celebrating 600 year of excellence.

St Andrews – ‘The home of golf’.

One of the most historic places to visit in Scotland, a town steeped in history and culture. 
Attractions include

  • St Rule’s Tower.
  • St Andrews Cathedral,
  • St Andrews Castle. 
  • St Leonard’s Chapel.

More contemporary attractions are

  • St Andrews Aquarium.
  • Craigtoun Park.
  • The Botanic Gardens. 

A lot of our properties are within short walking distance from the Old Course, arguably one of the most famous golfing venues in the world. 

Besides being ideal for golfing vacations,

St Andrews has so much more to offer: – miles of unspoilt sandy beaches. 

It is a vibrant, beautiful town with a superb theatre,

The Crawford arts centre, Golf museum, St Andrews museum, cinema and many restaurants. 

The centre is small, offering a stress free shopping experience. 

St Andrews is also an excellent base for exploring the East Neuk of Fife, where there are beautiful old harbour towns, wonderful walks and excellent bird watching.

Activities to enjoy whilst visiting: golfing, putting, cycling, sailing, windsurfing, fishing, walking, swimming, bird watching.

Edinburgh is one hour away, either by car or by train. 

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Getting To St Andrews

Location: From Edinburgh follow signs to the Forth Road Bridge on the A90.
Cross the Forth Road Bridge onto the M90 and follow the road north.
Exit at junction 8 onto the A91 and follow the signs for Cupar/St Andrews.
Journey time from Edinburgh is approximately 1 hour

By Air:
Edinburgh airport is just under an hour away. (See map).
By Rail:
5 miles to Leuchars station which is on the main line from the south.

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