St Andrews Day Trip From Edinburgh

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    8.45am, Please arrive for check-in 15 minutes before departure.
  • Departure Details :
    High Street, central Edinburgh
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point at 5pm
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

The Kingdom of Fife is the ancestral home of Scottish monarchs and famous for its charming seaside towns. This trip takes you past the iconic Forth Bridge and pays a visit to Falkland, the picturesque village used in the filming of Outlander as 1940s Inverness. You will spend the afternoon in the quintessentially Scottish town of St Andrews. Steeped in the wonderful traditions of golf and education, and boasting famous views of the castle ruins and beaches; it's hard to think of a better day out in Scotland. All entrance fees and meals are at your own expense.

Highlights

  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Day trip (destination A to B)

Know More about this tour

Leave Edinburgh and travel northwest to South Queensferry for a photo stop underneath the imposing Forth Bridge, one of Scotlands most impressive man-made landmarks. A feat of innovative 19th-century engineering, the bridge was designed to support two railway tracks some 150 feet (46 meters) above the Firth of Forth estuary.

Cross the water and travel further north into the region known as the Kingdom of Fife, an area where peaceful countryside is etched alongside stretches of sandy coastline and fishing villages.We then make a stop in thepicturesque town ofFalkland, used in the filming of Outlander.

After roughly two hours on the road, arrive in St Andrews, the capital of Fife and a city at the forefront of Scottish history. Home to Scotlands oldest university where Prince William famously studied and met Kate Middleton the city is also known for its golfing associations and statuesque architecture. Hear of St Andrews prestige as a world-class golfing destination and get tips from your guide for all the must-see sights. Whilst in St. Andrews you will have a chance to join a free guided walking tour conducted by your tour guide

Hop off your coach and spend the afternoon at leisure, perhaps visiting the ruins of St Andrews Castle or strolling around the citys Greek Orthodox cathedral. If the weather is good, scout out one of the glorious city beaches such as West Sands, or amble around the magnificent St Andrews Botanic Gardens. All entrance fees and meals are at your own expense.

Meet your guide at a prearranged time and, after trying a locally made ice cream (own expense), return to your coach for the journey south. Your day trip then finishes with a drop-off in central Edinburgh.

Inclusions

  • Local guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Free walking tour of St Andrews conducted by your guide

Exclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Minimum age is 5 years