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Known as The Home of Golf and the location of Scotland’s oldest university, the continual flow of golfers, students and visitors from across the world contributes to St Andrews’ cocktail of a lively, cosmopolitan atmosphere with a large dash of history.

Uncover St Andrews’ place in history at the mighty ruins of St Andrews Castle and St Andrews Cathedral. Wonder at St Andrew’s very ancient past at the atmospheric Dunino Den, rumoured to be a pagan ceremonial site. Follow in the footsteps of golf’s legends at The Old Course, the world’s oldest golf course and a regular Open venue. Discover the history and heritage of golf at the award-winning World Golf Museum. 

For thrills and excitement, paddleboarding, surfing, land sailing and kayaking are available at Blown Away on the spectacular St Andrews West Sands, while St Andrew’s Beach Wheelchairs ensures everyone can enjoy this two-mile stretch of uninterrupted sand.

For family fun, try nearby Craigtoun Country Park with its miniature railway, glorious gardens, adventure playground and the magical Fairy Glen. And there are lots of great shops in St Andrews, along with an outstanding choice of places to eat and drink before, during or after exploring the town and its wonderful surroundings.

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