St Andrews Cathedral

Currently Closed
  • Address: The Pends, St. Andrews, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9QL, UK, United Kingdom
  • Timings: 09:30 am - 05:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +44-1334472563
  • Ticket Price: 5 EUR
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Religious Site, Family And Kids, Cathedral

Dating back to at least 8th century, the St Andrews Cathedral is Scotland’s largest and most beautiful medieval church. The church museum has a collection of medieval sculptures, relics and Sarcophagus of the Patron Saint dating back to the age of Picts (a Tribal population that lived during the Late Iron Age and Early Medieval period).

The church marks the time when the Cathedral dominated the Scottish religion until the mid 16th century. Don’t forget to climb to the top of the 33-meter tall St. Rule’s Tower for the fabulous view.

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

Admission for St Andrews Cathedral only.

  • Member/Explorer Pass holder: FREE
  • Adult: Euros4.50
  • Child aged 5–15 years: Euros2.70
  • Child under 5 years: FREE
  • Concession: Euros3.60

Admission for St Andrews Castle and Cathedral:

  • Member/Explorer Pass holder: FREE
  • Adult: Euros 8
  • Child aged 5–15 years: Euros 4.80
  • Child under 5 years: FREE
  • Concession: Euros 6.40

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

Admission prices are subject to change.

  • Last entry is 30 minutes before closing. Monument may close for lunch.
  • St Rule’s Tower closes at 3:00 pm in December and January, and will close at other times in high winds.
  • Unexpected closures: during adverse weather or other reasons.

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

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  • St Andrews Cathedral Address: The Pends, St. Andrews, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9QL, UK, United Kingdom
  • St Andrews Cathedral Contact Number: +44-1334472563
  • St Andrews Cathedral Timing: 09:30 am - 05:30 pm
  • St Andrews Cathedral Price: 5 EUR
  • Best time to visit St Andrews Cathedral(preferred time): 11:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit St Andrews Cathedral: 00:30 Mins
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  • 95% of people who visit St Andrews include St Andrews Cathedral in their plan

  • 40% of people start their St Andrews Cathedral visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

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

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday

86.67% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting St Andrews Cathedral

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

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • St Andrews is a lovely city combines the historic part of the city with the New. lots to see and do. Well worth a visit. Don't forget to pack your golf clubs.!!

  • In it's prime this must have been a Magnificent structure, even with what remains it is imposing. If you are not afraid of heights, climb up St Rules Tower, especially if it's a clear day. So much to see and photograph.

  • The town is small and everything is beautiful... Enjoy some good rainy days throughout the autumn... Breathe the ocean air and opt for a stroll instead of vehicle!!

  • Wow! Beautiful ruins surrounded by a cemetery where Scottish national hero William Wallace is buried. Wonderful views to the sea and a nice place to walk around. Not necessary to pay to see the museum to enjoy the site.

  • Beautiful ruins to spend 15 minutes in, taking pictures. Great view to the sea. A bit pricey for what is proposed. Don't miss a short underground passage underneath, cold and intriguing

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