St Andrews & The Fishing Villages of Fife from Edinburgh

Take in the picturesque coastal villages and towns throughout the Kingdom of Fife as we make our way to the world-famous St Andrews Golf Course. No visit is complete without seeing the famous fairway before stopping for a photo at the Swilcan Bridge and clubhouse.
Departing

Edinburgh

Price

£550

Duration

8 Hours

Tour Details

Witness the beauty and elegant architecture along with sweeping coastal views as we take in the sights through the Kingdom of Fife. Meander through its charming cobbled streets, quaint cottages, and winding lanes, reminiscent of a bygone era.  Our journey through this stunning rural landscape, located just north of Edinburgh and accessible via the Forth Bridges, culminates at the world-renowned St Andrews Golf Course. Delve into the rich history and heritage of this iconic small town as we explore its royal and ancient Golf Club, University, Castle, and Cathedral, completing a truly memorable adventure.

Itinerary

Starting at your hotel (or location of your choice), your very own personal driver will pick you up to start your adventure.

As you leave Edinburgh, one of the first things you’ll see is the Forth Rail Bridge. An iconic image of Scotland, the famous red structure was voted the most important manmade structure in Scotland, so it’s no wonder it’s now become a UNESCO World Heritage site.

We will pass through the fishing villages of the East Neuk of Fife stopping along the way to take in the fresh sea air and enjoy the atmosphere of the villages.

There has been a castle standing on this coastal location since the late 12 th Century. Now a ruin this castle played an important role in the history of Scotland from the Wars of Independence to the Scottish Reformation.

St Andrews is one of the oldest golf courses in the world and has been played on since 15 th Century. No golf lover can visit Scotland without a pilgrimage to the “Home of Golf.”

The largest church ever built in Scotland St Andrews Cathedral was the centre of the Catholic Church in Scotland until its ruin following the Scottish Reformation. Take a walk around the ruins and marvel at the impressive scale of this special place.

Sit back and relax as we make our way back to Edinburgh

Tour Map

INCLUSIONS / EXCLUSIONS

Private day tour for up to 7 people.
Expert tour driver with years of knowledge and experience.
Pick up from any central Edinburgh location
Luxurious, Mercedes-Benz MPV as your vehicle with 4G WiFi.
Group WhatsApp for communicating with your driver.
Lunch
Access to attraction(s)
Gratuities
Private day tour for up to 7 people.
Expert tour driver with years of knowledge and experience.
Pick up from any central Edinburgh location
Luxurious, Mercedes-Benz MPV as your vehicle with 4G WiFi.
Group WhatsApp for communicating with your driver.
Lunch
Access to attraction(s)
Gratuities

Important Information

Meeting point
  • Edinburgh or Glasgow, we we come to you! So once you have booked your tour we will be with you at the specified time on the day of the trip!
  • Traveling by Sea? We can pick you up at the Cruise Terminals in and around Edinburgh or Greenock.
  • Don’t worry if you haven’t booked your accommodation yet, you can continue to book and confirm these details with us later.
Contact
  • We typically reconfirm all details no later than 48 hours before your travel date. For extra reassurance our team is here should you have any questions so please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any additional questions.
  • Your guide who will typically aim to be with you 5-10 minutes before your departure time. Unless you tell us otherwise we will always provide the lead passenger’s details which can be used to co-ordinate meeting up should there be any parking restrictions and/or delays at your pick-up point.
  • Upon request, we can arrange a WhatsApp group allowing you to co-ordinate with us and your fellow travellers.
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes and a waterproof jacket is recommended.​
Not allowed
  • Pets (assistance dogs allowed).
Covid-19 precautions – Good to Go!
  • Safety measures in place including daily regular Lateral Flow Tests by all our guides.
  • Our vehicles are thoroughly cleaned and sanitised daily.
  • Based on current government guidelines masks are discretionary. ​

Please refer to our FAQ for any additional queries you may, alternatively feel free to contact us if you need to get in touch.

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