• Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
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Travel from Edinburgh to St Andrews and Fife on this day trip from Edinburgh. You’ll cross the Forth Road Bridge into the Kingdom of Fife where you’ll the pass by coastal villages of East Neuk. Then pay homage to the town of St Andrews, home to Scotland's oldest university and the Old Course where golf is routinely played. Driving in a Mercedes van, you’ll view Falkland and the Lomond Hills. Enjoy a small-group tour, limited to 16 people, for a memorable and personalized experience.

Highlights

  • Full-day small group tour to St Andrews and Fife by minivan
  • Cross the Forth Road Bridge
  • Fishing villages of East Neuk
  • Plenty of time in St Andrews, home of golf and Scotland's oldest university
  • Falkland Palace
  • Small group tour with a maximum of 16 people
  • Enjoy privileged, personalized attention from your driver/guide on this small group tour
  • Comfortable Mercedes minivan

What You Can Expect

St Andrews and Fife Small Group Day Trip from Edinburgh

St Andrews and Fife Small Group Day Trip from Edinburgh

This small-group day trip to St Andrews starts in central Edinburgh, where you’re picked up in the personalized comfort of a Mercedes van. Your guide narrates and makes plenty of stops, allowing for more intimate knowledge at each Scotland destination.
Traversing the Forth Road Bridge over the Firth of Forth, you’re treated to views of the Forth Rail Bridge, a cantilever railway bridge and UNESCO World Heritage site. Enter the peninsular Kingdom of Fife, surrounded by the Firth of Tay and the North Sea, and listen to anecdotes about the photogenic coastal villages of East Neuk. 
Make a stop in the harbor-side town of Anstruther before descending upon St Andrews, a medieval town and 1,000-year-old capital of the Scottish Church. You have free time to stroll around the University of St Andrews — attended by Prince William and the country’s oldest university — and see where golf is played at the Old Course. 
Use your complimentary discount card her at local restaurants, shopping and attractions.
On the return drive to Edinburgh, head to Falkland, a village dominated by the imposing Falkland Palace once belonging to Scotland’s royal family. You’ll cross the Lomond Hills and see where Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned at Loch Leven.
Winner of the Inaugural Scottish Thistle Award for Sustainable Tourism, October 2007.

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Customer Reviews

Eike K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

It was an absolutely fantastic day in a breath taking scenery. The area is a gem and you get plenty of opportunities to take photos and some time to see St Andrews on your own enough time even for a round of golf. Our guide was Graham, who was funny and full of facts which he called useless and stories.

John P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

A very enjoyable trip thanks to our guide Graeme who was entertaining as well as being friendly and helpful.
The highlight of the trip were the glorious little villages we stopped at along the way.

thedanfan

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Excellent day with Graham! We enjoyed beautiful weather and scenery on the day. This tour was great, Graham was very entertaining and attentive to the needs of those on this tour. We had plenty of time to see St. Andrews and enjoy the best fish and chips ever at Cromars. This trip is well worth taking.

Kristin G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Our guide, Grahame, was fantastic and very entertaining. He really made the trip even more special and we would highly recommend this tour and ask for Grahame as your guide. You will not be dissapointed!

Joanne A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

What a wonderful day - well organised and plenty of time to look around. Much nicer having a smaller tour group.

Elizabeth G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

This was such a fun tour. On the drive up at St Andrews we stopped at a few little sea side villages. We spent a few hours in the town of St Andrews and if you are a golfer it is your mecca. We had a few hours in St Andrews, so we visited the Cathedral, Castle and golf course. Our driver was very knowledgeable, I wish I remembered his name, perhaps the agency could add it into the reviewhe had a female apprentice driver with him. He had been working for the agency for some time and had so much knowledge of the route, plus he had a great sense of humor which is always nice on a long trip. He played different music depending at different parts of the trip and always related the story of the musician to the place. It is small bus tour so you really have a great experience.

gaylgluck

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

Beautiful town and a great tour.

Marie M P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

Graham Was a great tour guide.

tkmckinn92

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

My son and I thoroughly enjoyed the tour. We had three hours in St Andrews and nice stops along the beautiful coast of Fife. Visiting the birth place of golf was one the bucket list and add to that the wildlife and birds along the coast and the history, and the trip was all we could ask for.

Lori W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

Had a great tour. The sights were fantastic!!

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