Private Tour to Kingsbarns Distillery and St. Andrews

Food, Wine & Nightlife in East Neuk

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Embark on a 9-hour private guided tour by Mercedes Minicoach to Kingsbarns Distillery in the Kingdom of Fife. Take a tour of the distillery, learning about the whisky production process, and sample a 'wee dram.' Then, enjoy some free time in St. Andrews and maybe walking tour on the much-celebrated St. Andrews Old Course.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Fife Coastal Route, Fife, ScotlandBegin your 9-hour private guided tour with a morning pick-up from your Edinburgh accommodation or port. Jump on board the air-conditioned mini-coach and enjoy the views — and complimentary shortbread and bottled water — as you travel the 90mins to the East Neuk of Fife Pass By: Pittenweem Harbour, Pittenweem, Fife, ScotlandPittenweem is one of the quaint fishing villages along the East Neuk coast that still has a small fishing fleet sailing out of this lovely old harbour. Photo stop here as we head to KingsbarnsStop At: Kingsbarns Distillery and Visitor Centre, Kingsbarns, St. Andrews, Fife, ScotlandKingsbarns Distillery, sits on a charming converted 18th-century farmstead on the edge of the North Sea. At the visitors centre, learn about the history of the area then go behind the scenes of the distillery and learn about the process of making the whisky. At the end of the tour head to one of the tasting rooms to sample a dram for yourself. Not a drinker? Have a cup of coffee and homebake cake or scone at the café instead. Stop in to the shop afterwards to pick up a bottle of whisky to take home, at your own expense of course.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: St Andrews Cathedral, St. Andrews, Fife, ScotlandAfter arrival in St Andrews at around 12 noon, make the most of your free time to visit the Cathedral ruins and perhaps also the Castle ruins before enjoying lunch in one of the many cafés or pubs in the quaint university town (own expense).Duration: 30 minutesStop At: St Andrews Links, St. Andrews, Fife, ScotlandNo visit to St Andrews will be complete without a visit to the hollowed fairways of the Old Course. We will drop you off outside the Golf Museum, just yards from the 1st Tee on the Old Course and you can spend time visitng the museum or watching those lucky to be playing as they take that first swing on the 1st Tee or that last put on the 18th.We will make sure that you get that all-important photo on the Swilcan Bridge before we leave town and head back to your accommodation or ship.Duration: 1 hour

What’s included

  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Bottled water
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Transport by air-conditioned mini-coach

What’s not included

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Whisky Tour and Tasting
  • Guided tour on St Andrews Old Course
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Entry/Admission - Kingsbarns Distillery and Visitor Centre


  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • All entrance fees included
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Hotel pickup included
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Free snacks included