Welcome to East Neuk

The Fife Coastal Path's most scenic stretches are in this area. It's easily visited from St Andrews, or even as a day trip from Edinburgh, but also offers many pleasant places to stay.

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$126.55 Private & Custom Tours

St Andrews Day Tour & Sightseeing - Luxury Private Chauffeur

Your Sightseeing Tour starts from Edinburgh, ensuring a great start your chauffeur will do a full introduction and point out all the on-board facilities in the vehicle. Once the formalities are out of the way they will run through the itinerary for the day and ensure all the passengers are comfortable and answer any questions before setting off. As your tour leaves Edinburgh admire magnificent views across the Firth of Forth as you drive north to Fife. Keep a look out for the UNESCO-listed Forth Bridge as you cross the Forth Road Bridge, then soak up the scenery as you wind through the countryside. Arriving in the “Home of Golf” St. Andrews is known for the famous golf links which were acquired by the town in 1894 and is often the venue for The Open Championship, the oldest of golf’s four major championships. It is also home to the third oldest university in the English-speaking world an integral part of the burgh and one of the UK’s most prestigious, where Prince William met Kate Middleton. Take in the main sites of historical interest within the town including: The Tower of Holy Trinity, the most historic church in St Andrews where John Knox first preached in public The Castle, first erected around 1200 as the residence, prison and fortress of the bishops of the diocese The Cathedral, consecrated with Robert the Bruce present at the ceremony And not forgetting, the ‘Home of Golf’ the Old Course. A quick visit to the Swilcan Bridge Browse the many lovely shops in the centre of St Andrews which offer an excellent range of independent, family-run businesses, where you are guaranteed to find a unique range of goods matched by personal service Take a walk on St Andrews West Sands Beach with stunning views, the sea air helping you stretch those legs. Leaving St Andrews the next stop is at the Kingsbarns Distillery, where you’ll learn all about Scotland’s famous whisky as you peek behind the scenes. After a tour, sample a dram of fine Scotch single-malt whisky, or for those who don’t drink, enjoy a coffee in the distillery’s coffee shop instead, looking out over the North Sea coast.  Return via the scenic coastal route through the beautiful fishing villages to the East Neuk of Fife where there are many galleries and arts and crafts shops. Anstruther famous for its award-winning fish shop, Pittenweem a centre for arts and crafts and Crail where a visit to the harbour is a must. Your sightseeing tour finishes with all passengers being taken back to their accommodation in Edinburgh, the Door to Door experience helps you enjoy the full tour without the worry of finding you way back at the end of the day. There are many other attractions in Fife and St Andrews, if you wanted to change the itinerary then please get in touch.

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