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St Andrews, Outlander & Fishing Villages

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The home of golf, beautiful beaches and the best fish and chips in Scotland — what more could you want from a day out?

Head north to Fife…

We head of from your departure city towards the Kindgom of Fife, which this is a perfect chance to get a photograph of the famous Forth Rail Bridge. The now UNESCO World Heritage site is a stunning example of Victorian architecture and with its triple cantilever design, it is the biggest one of its kind in Britain. This bridge was also voted Scotland’s greatest man-made wonder in 2016.


Enjoy the beauty of the East Neuk…

After your photo stop at the bridge, you’ll journey on to Fife. Here you can explore the East Neuk, tan area that has some particularly beautiful historic fishing villages and stunning coastal scenery. You’ll have the chance to photograph Anstruther on our way along the coastal route, well known for its fish and chips! You can also visit the Wee Couper of Fife – a whisky and gin specialist. Take the opportunity to experience local whisky with a tasting and learn all you can from the experts! There is also a good selection of independent shops and coffee shops to look around, as well as the beautiful beach.


Look out to the Isle of May…

You will also see exceptional views of the town and towards the Isle of May, a national nature reserve maintained by Scottish Natural Heritage. This island is currently home to seabirds and seals, but in the past was a hiding spot for smuggled goods as well as being inhabited by monks. This island, full of secrets, is a must-see.


Golf and so much more…

St Andrews: The Stunning Seaside Town Filled with History, Culture & Golf is the star of our tour. As the spiritual home of golf, it is a must-see for all devotees of the game, The Royal and Ancient Gold Club of St Andrews is one of the oldest in the world. On certain days, you can even walk this golf course. Otherwise, why not try out the Himalayas, the famous mini golf course which lies adjacent to the Old Course?


Follow in the footsteps of royalty…

St Andrews is also home to the third-oldest university in the English-speaking world after Oxford and Cambridge, commencing teaching in 1413. It is most famous for being where Prince William and Kate Middleton (the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge) first met and studied. You can take the time to walk in their shoes, taking in the stunning gothic architecture of St Salvator’s Quad and St Salvator’s Chapel.


Visit the ancient cathedral and castle…

You can also explore St Andrews Cathedral. Built in 1158, it became the centre of the Medieval Catholic Church in Scotland and was the largest cathedral in Scotland. For stunning views of St Andrews and across Fife, why not scale the 33-m St Rule’s Tower? This site, which is said to be the site of the remains of St Andrew, has been used as a place of worship and pilgrimage since the 700s. It now lies in ruins, as does St Andrews Castle. This castle is the ideal place to discover medieval siege warfare, marvel at the stunning façade, and discover its turbulent 450-year-old history.


Explore stunning beaches…

Why not walk along Castle Sands to take in the beauty of these ruins from the cliffs below? Be sure to walk along the pier to get a great view of the whole town. The town also boasts several stunning beaches, one of which, West Sands, you may recognise from ‘Chariots of Fire’.


Get up close to sea life…

There is also an aquarium which is well worth a visit. See sea life and much more: Meerkats, penguins and sharks are all housed in this aquarium, as well as of course over 100 species of fish. Take time to explore the plethora of great cafes and shops, walk the ancient cobbled streets and immerse yourself in the beauty and vibrancy of this historic university town.


Sample the delights of Falkland…

We travel to Falkland, and you’ll be able to walk around this beautiful village, where time seems to have stood still. Fans of ‘Outlander’ will recognise it as post-war Inverness — the Bruce Fountain here plays a vital role as it’s where Claire sees Jamie Fraser’s ghost. You can browse the craft shops, and there is an option of visiting the beautiful Falkland Palace and Gardens



Departure days:

Thursday and Sunday (April-October)

Departs/Returns:

Check-in 8:45am/ Departs 9:00 am / Returns 17:30 pm

Meeting point:

1 Parliament Square, High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1RE

 

Contact details

Highland Experience Tours
1 Parliament Square
Edinburgh
Scotland
EH1 1RE
Starting
Edinburgh Edinburgh - City Centre
Length
1
Day
Transport
Minibus
Type
Medium Group (17-30)
Languages
English
Themes
Golf History Landscapes Whisky

COVID-19 facilities

  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • Deep cleaning between visitors
  • Face mask essential (not provided)
  • Temperature checks for visitors

Tour prices

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  • £49 Per Adult
  • £46 Per child
  • £46 Concession

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Highland Experience Tours

Your Scotland experience starts here. From monsters and mountains, chapels and chieftains to castles and whisky, we want to give you the most authentic Scottish experience possible. From the comfort of our luxury bespoke vehicles to our legendary, fully qualified guides, we can’t wait to show you our country. We consider ourselves extremely lucky to have a job doing something we really enjoy; everyone at Highland Experience shares a passion for travel and helping other people discover Scotland’s Highlands. Our love for real, sustainable and unique tour experiences makes us who we are.

Opening times

Monday - 7am - 10pm
Tuesday - 7am - 10pm
Wednesday - 7am -10pm
Thursday - 7am - 10pm
Friday - 7am - 10pm
Saturday - 7am - 10pm
Sunday - 7am - 8pm

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