• 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

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!!

susan k

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

very entertaining trip...guide was wonderful....St. Andrews should not be missed.

Alida D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

The villages we visited on our to St Andrew's like harbor of Elie and Anstruther were very typical Scottish villages which we really enjoyed. nick was our guide tour and he was great.

jerryeroberts

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

This was a great trip. Ewan was a great tour guide. His knowledge of Scotland history was amazing.

Nancy L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Great tour great guide

Samantha S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

We really enjoyed the day. The transport was really comfortable. The guide was informative and very good. The pace of the day was not rushed and we got to enjoy St Andrews at our own pace.

Michael L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Absolutely recommend this tour. Gave us a glimpse of Scotland beyond just Edinburgh. I was surprised to learn that St. Andrews was so more than just the golf course. The university, the town, the cathedral remains were all amazing. We had plenty of time to explore it all. Our guide, Derek, was hilarious and pointed out many interesting things along the way.

terri_tzekas

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

Had an amazing tour to St. Andrews. Ally was a great tour guide! Hope to be back soon.

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