Self-Catering St Andrews
St Andrews is one of Scotland’s most picturesque coastal towns with beautiful mediaeval architecture, Scotland’s oldest university and award-winning beaches. Famed for its golf courses, including the iconic Old Course, St Andrews is known as the Home of Golf and one of the world’s top golfing destinations. There are 11 courses within a 10 minute drive of the town centre and 8 of these are championship class.
Named ‘Scotland’s Creative Place for 2012’ in recognition for the town’s year-round programme of cultural events and activities, there are a wide range of things to see and do throughout the year in the area.
As well as trying your hand at the golf courses, you can fill your days exploring the historic sites and museums, take a walking tour of the mediaeval town, visit the Botanic Gardens, and enjoy award-winning fish and chips on the beach.
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The perfect place to see a Scottish sunset
The villages of Newport-on-Tay and Wormit are ideal to view a fabulous sunset behind the Tay rail bridge. Drive along the waters edge from Tayport to Newport then Wormit and stop en-route at The Newport or The View Restaurant for a bite to eat.
History and panoramic views at MUSA
The Museum of the University of St Andrews (MUSA) is a fantastic family-friendly museum, with four galleries to explore, fascinating exhibitions and lovely views across St Andrews Bay from a viewing terrace.
Visiting St Andrews
If you’re planning a trip to St Andrews, take a look at www.standrews.co.uk for more information on the town, events, activities and travel to and from the town, as well as interactive and downloadable maps.
Why not live like a local during your next trip to St Andrews and stay in your own self-catering holiday cottage? With all the freedom and independence you need to really get to know the town, you can embrace St Andrews from your own home from home.