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County - Fife | Map
Tel code: 01334 | code search
Postcode: KY16 | code search
Population: 18000
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St-Andrews History
Birthplace of:
Wilhelmina Barns-Graham Andrew Bell KT Tunstall Jo Grimond
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Folk Customs:
Ceres Bannockburn Games

St-Andrews Events

February
Annual Quiz Night

March
Fairtrade Fortnight
StAnza: Scotland's Poetry Festival

April
St Andrews Golf Week

July
Open Golf Championship 2015
St Andrews Highland Games

August
Lammas Fair

September
Kaleidoscope Festival

November
St Andrews Food & Drink Festival
TAFAC Annual Archaeology Conference
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Kinkell Braes Caravan Site
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Kinkell Braes Caravan Site
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Kinkell Braes Caravan Site
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Situated on the north-east coast of Fife, St Andrews is a former royal burgh, internationally renowned for its historical and religious heritage. St. Andrews is Scotland’s oldest University town famously known for its associations with world golf. The town is easily explored on foot with a mix of University buildings found alongside shops and restaurants. The West Sands is a beautiful beach used as a location for the movie Chariots of Fire. Named after the Patron Saint of Scotland, St. Andrews was the ecclesiastical capital of Scotland from mediaeval times to the reformation. Saint Rule is said to have brought the Apostles’ remains westwards and landed at this location in the 8th century. The University of St Andrews was founded in 1412, the first in Scotland and the third oldest in Great Britain. The historical Castle ruins date back to the year 1200 though the remains are mainly 16th Century. The Cathedral also lies in ruins and in the grounds stands St Rule’s Tower, at 108 feet tall it marks the site guiding pilgrims to the place of Saint Andrew’s relics. Other historical sights include the Parish Church of the Holy Trinity, Chapel of the Blackfriars and the Martyrs Monument. The Royal and Ancient Golf Club founded here in 1754, over looks the first tee of the Old Course, the favourite venue of The Open Championship, oldest of the major golf championships. There are 7 other links courses in the area. Opposite is The British Golf Museum displaying a variety of golfing facts including the earliest surviving rules. Other leisure and sporting facilities are the New Picture House Cinema and The East Sands Leisure Centre, on the outskirts of the town. The Sea Life Centre is also a family favourite with its extensive collection of fish, rock pools and seals.

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Barrie Scott & Co
Gavin G Robertson
Henderson Black & Co
M F P T Charter
Monteaths
The Financial Planning Partnership

Attraction

Blackfriars Chapel
British Golf Museum
Cambo Gardens
Craigtoun Country Park
Craigtoun Park Miniature Railway
East Sands
Scotland's Secret Bunker
St Andrews Aquarium
St Andrews Botanic Garden
St Andrews Castle and Visitor Centre
St Andrews Cathedral
St Mary’s Church, Kirkheugh
West Sands

Caravan Park

Cairnsmill Caravan Park

Craigtoun Meadows Holiday Park
Kinkell Braes Caravan Site

Care Home

Craigmount Care Home

Charity

The Association for International Cancer Research

Classes

Dance - Jenny King's Academy of Dance
Yoga - Margo Romberg

Dentist

Dental Surgery
Farmer Dental Practice

Doctor

Doctors Surgery
St Andrews Health Centre

Estate Agent

Bradburne & Co
Drummond Cook & Mackintosh
Murray Donald & Caithness
Pagan Osborne
Rollo Davidson McFarlane
St Andrews Lettings

Farmers Market

St Andrews Farmers Market

Golf Club

Best Western Scores Hotel
Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa
The Royal & Ancient Golf Club

Holiday Park

Craigtoun Meadows Holiday Park
Woodland Holidays

Hostel

St. Andrews Tourist Hostel

Inn

Inn At Lathones
Peat Inn (The)
St Michaels Inn

Performing Arts

Byre Theatre
St Andrews University Madrigal Group

Pub and Bar

Broons Restaurant & Bar
Inn At Lathones
New Inn
Old Castle Tavern
Raisin
Stables
Victoria
Whey Pat Tavern

Restaurant

Bella Italia
Best Western Scores Hotel
Broons Restaurant & Bar
Cafe India

Claytons Bistro
Dolls House
Eating Place
Gin House
Glass House restaurant
Grill House Restaurant
Inn At Lathones
Le Rustique
Littlejohn's Restaurant
New Balaka Restaurant
Old Manor Country House Hotel
Peat Inn (The)
Raisin
Rufflets Country House Hotel
Seafood Restaurant
The Byre Theatre Restaurant
Vine Leaf
Ziggys

School

Canongate Primary School
Langlands Primary School

Lawhead Primary School
Saint Leonards and Sixth Form College

Self-Catering

Birkhill Castle
Cambo House
Mackays Holiday Cottages & Lodges
Mackays Holiday Cottages & Lodges
Myres Castle
Scotland Cottages
Scotts Castle Holidays
The Farmhouse

Solicitor

Donald Ian Alexander Thomas
Murray Donald & Caithness

Taxi

Am Pm Taxis
Club Cars
Colme Taxis
Golf City Taxis
Jay Taxis
McNicoll Taxis
Town and Country Taxis
Williamsons Taxis

Theatre

Byre Theatre

Sports Clubs

Sportif St Andrews (Martial Arts)
St Andrews University Judo Club (Martial Arts)

Shops

Innes J & G Ltd
Ladyhead
Smith John & Son Ltd
Blackwells
Jamie's
Kathy Phillips
Boots
Allanhill Farm
St Andrews Garden Centre
Acorn Pet Centres
Kenneth W Craig
A C Scott
Reith's
D E Shoes
G Ferguson
The Country Gift Collection
Specsavers

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Julian Graves
Fat Face
White Stuff

Antiques

20th Century Decorative Arts
David Brown
Methuselahs

Activities

Skydive St Andrews(Airsports)
Fyfe Off Road(Motor Sports)

Places to Stay near St-Andrews

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West Port (0.04 miles)

West Port

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The West Port Bar & Kitchen is one of the most popular bar restaurants in St Andrews town centre. Recently refurbished to combine contemporary design with traditional comfort, the West ... More

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Greyfriars Hotel (0.22 miles)

Greyfriars Hotel

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A warm welcome to Greyfriars...Our delightful hotel nestles in the heart of historic St. Andrews. Fine food, exquisite luxury and the true warmth of Scottish hospitality ensure our guests have ... More

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1 Golf Place (0.22 miles)

1 Golf Place
1 Golf Place is located within 30 seconds walk of the world famous St Andrews Old Course golf course and R&A Clubhouse. There has been a hotel on the site since 1827 in a townhouse ... More | visit website
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Albany Hotel (0.25 miles)

Albany Hotel

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Peacefully situated in the heart of historic St Andrews this elegant Georgian terraced house dates from 1795. We are close to Castle Cathedral,the University, cinema, Byre Theatre, shops,restaurants and a ... More

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St Andrews Golf Hotel (0.28 miles)

St Andrews Golf Hotel

Situated just a 9 iron from the first tee of the Old Course, this recently refurbished, boutique hotel offers true Scottish hospitality with a personal touch along with the ideal location to both relax and ... More | visit website

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Best Western Scores Hotel (0.28 miles)

Best Western Scores Hotel

Whether you're travelling on business or pleasure, looking to see the sights in St. Andrews or experience the thrill of the Old Course firsthand we look forward to welcoming you to the Best Western Scores ... More | visit website

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Rusacks Hotel (0.29 miles)

Rusacks Hotel
Overlooking the famous Old Course in St Andrews centre, Macdonald Rusacks Hotel features a gastro pub and stylish champagne bar. There is free parking and 4-star rooms with Wi-Fi access. The luxurious rooms each have a ... More | visit website
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Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa (0.56 miles)

Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa

Bordering the renowned 17th ‘Road Hole’ of the Old Course in the Home of Golf, the Old Course Hotel enjoys a spectacular location overlooking the famous links courses, the West Sands beach and the beautiful ... More | visit website

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Rufflets Country House Hotel (1.60 miles)

Rufflets Country House Hotel
Welcome to Rufflets, which is one of the oldest established Country House Hotels in Scotland and has been privately owned and managed by the same family since 1952. The original turreted house, built in 1924, ... More | visit website
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Millhouse B&B (1.83 miles)

Millhouse B&B
Located just a short 7 minute drive from the town centre; with its golf courses; award winning beaches; university; and many attractions both ancient and modern. St Andrews is one of the most ancient ... More | visit website

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