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$54.58 Day Trips & Excursions

St Andrews and The Villages of Fife Day Trip from Edinburgh

We begin our coach tour from Edinburgh by stopping off at South Queensferry for stunning views and photo opportunities of the exemplary Forth Rail Bridge before we cross the Firth of Forth and head into the ‘Kingdom of Fife’. We travel through the ancient fishing and mining villages of Fife such as St. Monans and Pittenween, before stopping at Anstruther for a short break off the coach. We continue on from here to the village of Crail where you can still see the massive impact that fishing has on the communities in the area.Here we make our way to St. Andrews for around lunch time where the day is very much your own. You have approximately 3 hours to explore this beautiful medieval town which is commonly known as the ‘home of golf’. You may explore the ‘old course’, visit the ruins of the Castle and Cathedral, walk along the harbour or even take a wee visit to the beach. You will have time for lunch, possibly at one of the locations that Prince William courted his wife, Kate Middleton, before taking in the wealth of activity that Scotland’s largest University brings to this small town.As we make our return to Edinburgh, you travel through the Lomond Hills and pass by Loch Leven, where Mary Queen of Scots’ was imprisoned. Once again we cross the Firth of Forth before returning to your departure point where your 8 hour tour ends.

$51.92 Day Trips & Excursions

St Andrews, Falkland and Kingsbarns Whisky Distillery Tour from Edinburgh

Your day begins in the core of Edinburgh’s old town. From our central departure point we’ll take you through Edinburgh: you’ll gain insight into our capital city’s past before heading towards the Forth Road Bridge to take photographs of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. We’ll then cross over the engineering masterpiece into the Kingdom of Fife. We’ll stop in the pretty fishing villages of Crail and Anstruther, before visiting Scotland’s newest distillery, Kingsbarns. The tour here provides a great introduction to whisky and to the distillery (own expense). You’ll have a chance to test your sense of smell against some whisky aromas and then taste some whisky for yourself! For those who don’t fancy a dram there is a lovely tea-room and gift shop here to visit or you can take a stroll to the nearby Cambo Gardens (own expense). Next we’ll head to St Andrews; your driver-guide will give you an introduction to this fantastic coastal resort, pointing out the beaches, golf course, castle, cathedral and other highlights of the town. Then you’ll have ample time to explore for yourself. We’ll then return to Edinburgh via the stunning Falkland Palace and Gardens (own expense), home to the oldest tennis courts in the world! This partially restored Renaissance palace, once home of many Scottish Kings, is the perfect place finish your afternoon in Fife.

$790.81 Day Trips & Excursions

Chauffeur Driven Sightseeing Tour St Andrews

Then it's on to St Andrews, the home of golf. St Andrews has more to offer then just golf but you can't visit St Andrews without seeing the famous old course where you can walk in the footsteps of the worlds greatest golfers. You can visit the Golf Museum, and then from there we will drive into the ancient town itself where you can have lunch then walk along one of Scotland's most stunning towns. You may want to visit the museum and Crawford Arts Centre. There are the ruins of the cathedral and the castle to enjoy together with their fascinating visitor centres, and much more besides, before sitting back in the comfort of the chauffeur driven car to return safely to your hotel.Click here for more info on St Andrews.Kingsbarns Distillery Kingsbarns Distillery and Visitor Centre in the beautiful East Neuk of Fife opened its doors in December 2014. The distillery is situated between St. Andrews and Crail, close to the world famous Kingsbarns championship golf course. The historic and charming East Newhall Farm steadings were carefully restored and converted into a small distillery with exhibition, tasting rooms, shop and café.  In addition to regular daily distillery tours, further whisky tasting options are available in the café, shop or in a private room; with exclusive evening drinks receptions and dinner options available.  The café has a selection of locally sourced soups, scones, cakes, traybakes, sandwiches and toasties with a full range of coffees and loose leaf teas also available.  Note: Admission charges to visitor attractions are not included in the price of your tour. For more information on any of our tours, please click on the links above. If there is a specific tour you would like to take and you would prefer to make up your own Itinerary just let us know and we will be happy to accommodate your needs.

$131.80 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 publicThe Castle, first erected around 1200 as the residence, prison and fortress of the bishops of the dioceseThe Cathedral, consecrated with Robert the Bruce present at the ceremonyAnd not forgetting, the ‘Home of Golf’ the Old Course. A quick visit to the Swilcan BridgeBrowse 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 serviceTake 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.