St Andrews and Fife Small Group Day Trip from Edinburgh

Cultural & Theme Tours in St Andrews

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Contrast elegant architecture with sweeping coastal views. Compare the ruins of a wind-swept castle with the curves of an ancient golf course. And visit Scottish villages and towns that offer far more than their small size should allow.An ancient university, breathtaking medieval ruins, and quaint coastal villages: explore all this and more on our adventure through Fife.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Forth Bridge, North Queensferry, Fife, ScotlandYou travel over the Queensferry Crossing, and get a great view of one of Scotland's greatest man-made landmarks, the Forth Rail Bridge.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Anstruther Harbour, Anstruther, Fife, ScotlandStop in the traditional fishing village of Anstruther (known as 'Ainster' locally), where you can check out the old cobbled streets and take a walk along the seafront to the harbour.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: St Andrews LinksFree time in St. Andrews to visit the sites that interest you most.St. Andrews Cathedral - This ruined cathedral was once one of Scotland’s most magnificent buildings.St Andrews Old Town - Immerse yourself in 1,000 years of history as you explore the winding streets and ancient castle.The Old Course - Golf was so popular in Scotland, it was banned in the 15th century. And nowhere was it more popular than in St Andrews, ‘the Home of Golf’.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Falkland Palace & Garden, Falkland, Fife, ScotlandAfter St Andrews, we take a pleasant drive through the rolling countryside of central Fife to Falkland. Falkland Palace dominates this old village, and was one of the main residences of the old Royal family of Scotland, the Stewarts (Stuarts). Aside from the palace the village is simply one of the most beautiful in Scotland with an array of old cottages and narrow winding streets.Duration: 1 hour

What’s included

  • Professional driver/guide
  • Transport by top of the range Mercedes mini-coach
  • Small Group (max 16 people) for a more personal experience

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Admission fees
  • Entry/Admission - St Andrews Links
  • Entry/Admission - Falkland Palace & Garden

Highlights

  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Small group ensures personal service
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