The East Beach in St Andrews

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St Andrews

St Andrews, Scotland’s world-famous Home of Golf, is known for its historic university, medieval streets and gorgeous traditional buildings. Standing proudly on the east coast and within half an hour from Dundee and less than two hours from Edinburgh and Glasgow, the town is filled with exciting things to see and do, from St Andrews Cathedral to nearby Scotland’s Secret Bunker.


Map of St Andrews

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Travel to and around St Andrews

Getting to St Andrews

Bus and coach

Buses to St Andrews run from Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

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Getting around


St Andrews is a lovely compact town, so you'll be able to explore easily on foot and walk to all the attractions, shops, eateries and pubs.

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A tip from your local expert

VisitScotland Information Centre

© VisitScotland / Kenny Lam

Take a walk along St Andrews Pier & the East Sands. There is an amazing skyline as you look back on the town, with the cathedral and castle. On a clear day you can see right along the coast.


Assistant iCentre Manager, St Andrews

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