St Andrews Private Day Tour from Edinburgh

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From $619.40

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Pricing Info:

Duration: 8 hours

Departs: Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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• Full-day small group tour from Edinburgh
• Enjoy privileged, personalized attention from your driver/guide on this small group tour (no one apart from you and your family members, friends will attend this tour)
• Kids friendly (5+ age)
• You have more free time for sightseeing compared to similar bus tours
• Small group tour with a maximum of 6 passengers
• Enjoy privileged, personalized attention from your driver/guide on this small group tour
• Tour can be customised
• Please note that tours stops and timings are flexible and for reference purposes only

What's Included

Bottled water

Driver as a guide

What's Not Included

Admission fees

Food and drinks, unless specified


Traveler Information

  • TRAVELER: Age: 0 - 120

Additional Info

  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Service animals allowed
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

South Queensferry
Will make 2 stops.
First stop in Queensferry under the bridges (20-25 min) and another at the Forth Bridges Viewpoint (10-15 min)

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Anstruther Harbour
Anstruther a charming fishing village in the East Neuk of Fife, popular with day-trippers and holidaymakers. Located south of St Andrews, Anstruther is the largest in a string of pretty, old-fashioned fishing villages along the stretch of Fife coast known as the East Neuk.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

St Andrews Cathedral
Explore the remains of Scotland’s largest and most magnificent medieval church. Even in its ruinous state, the cathedral remains a prominent landmark highly visible from the sea.

• Find out how the cathedral dominated Scottish religion until 1560, as headquarters of the medieval Scottish Church
• Marvel at its scale – the cathedral was the seat of Scotland’s leading bishops (and, from 1472, archbishops)
• Learn about the site used for worship since at least the 700s, when St Andrew’s relics are said to have been brought here
• Get up close to Scotland’s most complete and imposing enclosure walls, encircling the cathedral precinct
• View early and later medieval sculpture and other relics found on the site in the cathedral museum
• Climb to the top of the 33m tall St Rule’s Tower for spectacular views across St Andrews and Fife

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

St Andrews Castle
Explore a castle caught in the Protestant Reformation struggle for hearts and minds. St Andrews Castle was a bishop’s palace, a fortress and a state prison during its 450-year history.

• Descend into the castle’s unique underground mine and countermine to get a sense of medieval siege warfare
• Peer into the bottle dungeon – one of medieval Britain’s most infamous castle prisons
• Marvel at the Hamilton Façade, an impressive frontage that reflects the wealth and taste of its builder

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

St Andrews Links
See the oldest golf course in the world and commonly known as 'The Home of Golf'.

Golf was becoming increasingly popular in Scotland until James II of Scotland banned the game in 1457 because he felt that young men were playing too much golf instead of practicing their archery. The ban was upheld by James III, and remained in force until 1502, when James IV became a golfer himself and removed the ban.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

University of St Andrews
See the third-oldest university in the United Kingdom and English-speaking world in general.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Falkland Palace & Garden
Falkland is a picturesque town in Fife, famous for its royal palace. This royal dwelling was once the country residence of the Stewart kings and queens as they hunted deer and wild boar in the forests of Fife. Falkland Palace is home to the world’s oldest tennis court completed in 1539 and enjoyed by James IV, his son James V and their royal guests – is still in use today.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

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