Enjoy a relaxing day tour to St Andrews, Anstruther and Falkland.
On this tour you will have ample time off the coach to explore these wonderful places.
Starting at the Three Bridges, South Queensferry, you can admire the stunning views over the Firth of Forth and take photos. you will then visit the beautiful fishing village Anstruther. This charming village is the perfect place to go for a stroll along the harbour or sit and watch the boats come and go. The harbour itself is a working harbour and very picturesque, so don't forget your camera!! The main road on the harbour is lined with cafes,restaurants and pubs and not forgetting the famous award winning fish and chip shop, where the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge enjoy visiting when in Scotland. You can also visit the Scottish Fisheries Museum.
You will then visit the stunning seaside town of St Andrews. (You will have approx 3 hours here.)This town is steeped in history, with it's amazing architecture, cobbled streets, Castle and Cathedral and not forgetting the university where Prince William and Kate attended. It is known to many as having several golf courses but in particular the Old Course with the landmark Swilcan Bridge at the 18th hole where Tiger Woods and many other famous golfers have stood. It has a stunning beach which is definitely worth a visit and near the beach nestled on St Andrews dramatic north facing cliffs is the Aquarium, with penguins,meerkats,sharks and a large array of sea creatures. The town is also filled with with an array of shops,pubs,restaurants,cafes and ice-cream shops. It also has a wonderful crystal shop for those interested in holistic therapy.
You will then visit the picturesque town of Falkland,nestled amongst the Scottish Highlands. It is a photographers dream with the stunning Palace and Gardens. The village high street has a tranquil feel about it and is dominated by the Palace towers, Church and the Bruce Fountain. All the cottages and cafes have wonderful flower baskets and all the beautiful colours just add to the feel of this charming village. Fans of Outlander will recognise it as post-war Inverness, the Bruce Fountain plays a vital role as it is where Claire see's Jamie Fraser's ghost.
Situated in the high street is the beautiful Palace and Gardens, a 16th century residence of the Stuart Monarchs, it was also the favourite retreat for Mary Queen of Scots as it provided an escape from political and religious turmoil. It also has the oldest tennis court in use, anywhere in the world.
WITH SO MUCH TO SEE AND DO THIS IS TRULY AN AMAZIMG TOUR!!
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One day tours to Loch Ness/Fort Augustus, East Lothian /North Berwick and St Andrews. Soak up the sights from the comfort of our air-conditioned coach, giving panoramic views over the rugged country that is Scotland. Enjoy a complimentary tea or coffee with a shortbread biscuit en-route. Finishing the day with a wee dram of fine Scotch Whisky. We try and replace our carbon footprint where possible by using Eco-friendly organic tea and coffee, served in biodegradable cups. We also have the option of gluten-free biscuits and lactose-free milk for those with dietary restrictions.
History, Castles, Landscapes
One Day Tour Loch Ness and The Highlands