Are you looking for what to do in St Andrews?
The St Andrews University is home to the oldest university in Scotland and this is exactly where you can begin exploring the city. Tours of the campus get you familiar with its rich history and takes you right into the 15th century.
The love of golf is hard to ignore when you visit St Andrews and being here is a rare gem for those who love the sport. Take ‘the Old Course Experience’ that gets you to all the major Golfing courses in the city and gives you a truly gratifying experience of the ‘home of Golf’.
Scotland’s rustic terrain and lush greenery pulls hikers from all around the world and if you are a hiker at heart, don’t forget to explore the ‘Fife Coastal Path’ that celebrates the North Sea and its view from the city. The beaches are just what you need to soak up the sun and unwind while you listen to the waves to later explore the many golf courses that line it.
Golf has added to the tourism value of St Andrews for centuries but what truly keeps you spellbound is the sheer history that envelopes the city. The British Golf Museum, Museum of the University of St Andrews, St Andrews Preservation Trust Museum and the St Andrews’ museum is a great way to see how the city has evolved to its glorious present-day self.
For shopaholics, the small boutiques and museum shops are a good place to buy small gifts and carry a little bit of the city back home with you. The nightlife however, is hard to let go off with small bars and pubs that serve a great variety of whiskey, beer and bar food options. As you explore you find that St Andrews portrays a part of Scotland that is loved for its mix of culture, history, art and tradition.
Below we have a list of things to do in St Andrews and the places where you want to spend the best moments of your trip. At the same time, the city offers you the best neighborhoods to explore and new foods to try.
This list should help you in deciding and prioritizing what you should plan on your St Andrews getaway. Find a mix of must-see tourist spots, underrated local hangouts, and maybe even a few new experiences you can try out.
Make the most of your trip to St Andrews with confidence.