All About Our St Andrews and East Neuk of Fife Tour
This tour takes in the world famous home of golf St Andrews. We will visit the famous Swilken Bridge and the Old Course along with St Andrews Castle, Cathedral and University. on this tour we also stop at Lower Largo the inspiration for William Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe, Falkland Palace and Dunfermline Abbey, the final resting place of Robert the Bruce.
All about our St Andrews and East Neuk of Fife Tour.
St Andrews boasts also 6 other beautiful golf courses and the British Golf Museum that chronicles the history of UK golf.
Not only is St Andrews known for golf but this historic town has more to offer with a stunning castle, beautiful coastline and a university dating back to 1413, with a long list of famous students.
St Andrews the home of golf….Or is it ?
On this tour we will visit the ancient golf courses of Edinburgh,The first stop is Bruntsfield links,hear of the amazing wager between two of it’s patrons.
Calton hill ,yes believe it or not Calton hill was the site of one of Edinburgh’s ancient Golf courses.
We then move onto the forgotten home of golf Leith links.
Believe me when I tell you this is where the game of golf as we know it today was invented in 1744.
Hear the story of the man for whom to thank Dr John Rattery.You will also hear how he was sentenced to death for his part in the Jacobite uprising but the game of golf saved his life.
From Leith we head to St Andrews via the stunning and beautiful East Neuk of Fife.
We will visit lower Largo the home of Alexander Selkirk (Robinson Crusoe).
Then onto the beautiful seaside town of Elie.
No trip to Fife would be complete without a stop for lunch at Anstruthers famous fish and chips shop.
We make our way into St Andrews via the Kingsbarns golf course.
In St Andrews We will visit the old course have you’re pictures taken on the Swilken bridge and the members club house.
Maybe a bit of shopping in the many shops this is the only place where you can get you’re official St Andrews souvenirs.
Visit St Andrews Castle and Abbey.
These are impressive and important parts of Scotland’s history.
St Andrews was the hub of the catholic church in northern Europe outside of the Vatican.
After st Andrews we take a short drive to the Royal Burgh of Falkland, an idyllic village steeped in history.
The Royal Palace and gardens is a magnificent place to visit.
This is a beautiful village to explore with lots of independent shops.
We finish of our day at Dunfermline Abbey monastery founded by king David the first in 1128 . He was also known for founding Melrose Abbey.
This Royal line was responsible for some of Scotland’s most famous Abbey’s as his son Edward the first founded Arbroath Abbey , home of the Declaration of Arbroath.
The church joined onto the Abbey houses most of the remains of braveheart himself King Robert the Bruce.
Robert the Bruce’s heart is buried in Melrose Abbey here the story of how this came to be.
This tour suit’s a variety of different interests whether it’s Golf you are interested in or the history of Scotland.
This tour delivers on both interests.
- This tour allows passengers to get out at various locations for photographs
- Children must be accompained by an adult
- A maximum of 6 passengers can be taken in each vehicle
- A cancellation fee will be applied if the tour is cancelled within 24 hours as per the terms and conditions in booking.
- Be prepared for the weather
- All tours will be conducted in english
What is included in this tour? (Items that are included in the cost of tour price.)
- MERCEDES VITO TAXI
- FORD PROCAB TAXI
Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
- Admission to attractions