University Town & Golfing Mecca.
Private tour from Glasgow. En-route marvel at the UNESCO listed Forth railway bridge opened in 1890. Photo stop at Falkland Palace a hunting lodge for the royal Stuarts and rest for tea/coffee. Onto Saint Andrews town, located on the east coast of Fife and has a nice West sands beach and surf, for pleasant walk. The town is of course World famous, (pardon the pun) for golfers, better known as ‘The Home of Golf’. A must see place on the bucket list for all golfers to visit the ‘Old Course’ and take photos.
The town once was a thriving Royal burgh protected by a medieval walls and fortifications. Also has a very nice West sands beach front and shore, where the surf rolls in. Nearby, the ruins of the largest church ever built in Scotland 12th Century RC Cathedral and the first Scottish University founded in AD 1413. A charming & romantic University town easy to walk about and has lots to offer all visitors, not just golf enthusiasts. Also try the delicious fudge doughnuts here.
What To Expect:
A very enjoyable day tour to the East coast passing through Fife to Saint Andrews University town. The is a nice beach front and shore, where the surf rolls in. The Cathedral of Saint Andrew once held relics of the martyr’s bones. Important religious and educational places of interest, including the Cathedral and the University. Famous for the sport of golf and museum. You can also play a game of putting & also pose to get that memorable photo of Swilcan bridge.
1. First photo-stop at South Queensferry to see the 3 Forth bridges.
2. The next rest stop is in Falkland village for 20 minutes for tea/coffee stop and palace photo.
3. Saint Andrews is the main destination and you have about 2. 5 hours here to explore.
4. The Links golf course, nearby museum and merchandise.
5. Pose for photos on Swillcan bridge at the 18th hole.
6. Short beach walk along the sandy shore at West sands.
7. Explore the medieval ruins of a castle and a Cathedral once held holy relics of the martyred Saint Andrew.