St Andrews Castle

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  • Address: The Scores, St Andrews KY16 9AR, UK, United Kingdom
  • Timings: 09:30 am - 05:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +44-1334477196
  • Ticket Price: 6 EUR
  • Time Required: 00:45 Mins
  • Tags: Castle, Historical Site, Family And Kids

Dating back to the 12th century during the times of Bishop Roger, the castle was originally a place where the Archbishops of St Andrews lived. During the 15th century, the Castle was also used as a prison.

Toady, the ruins that overlook the North Sea offer a picturesque site of the rocky castle. A walk here amidst the green grounds, has a charm of its own. Do take a walk in the visitor center where you can get familiar with the Castle’s role in Scotland’ history.

St Andrews Castle Travel Tips

  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Entrance Ticket Details For St Andrews Castle

Admission to St Andrews Castle only:

  • Member/Explorer Pass holder: FREE
  • Adult: Euros 5.50
  • Child aged 5–15: Euros 3.30
  • Child under 5: FREE
  • Concession: Euros 4.40

St Andrews Castle and Cathedral admission:

  • Member/Explorer Pass holder: FREE
  • Adult: Euros8.00
  • Child aged 5–15: Euros4.80
  • Child under 5: FREE
  • Concession: Euros6.40

Concession price: this applies if you can show proof that you’re aged 60+ or unemployed.

Admission prices are subject to change.

St Andrews Castle Hours

  • Last entry is 30 minutes before closing. Monument may close for lunch.
  • Unexpected closures: during adverse weather or other reasons.

How to Reach St Andrews Castle

  • By Bus: adj North Castle Street
  • By Taxi
  • By Walking 

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  • St Andrews Castle Address: The Scores, St Andrews KY16 9AR, UK, United Kingdom
  • St Andrews Castle Contact Number: +44-1334477196
  • St Andrews Castle Timing: 09:30 am - 05:30 pm
  • St Andrews Castle Price: 6 EUR
  • Best time to visit St Andrews Castle(preferred time): 09:30 am - 04:30 pm
  • Time required to visit St Andrews Castle: 00:45 Mins
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  • 48.38% of people who visit St Andrews include St Andrews Castle in their plan

  • 32.18% of people start their St Andrews Castle visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see St Andrews Castle

Monday, Tuesday and Friday

75.29% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting St Andrews Castle

People normally club together University Of St Andrews and St Andrews Cathedral while planning their visit to St Andrews Castle.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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