St Andrews Attractions
Some of the many visitor attractions in St Andrews.
East & West Sands St AndrewsSt Andrews is the only town or city in Scotland with two Blue Flag beaches, the East and West Sands. The latter is famous for the opening scenes of the film 'Chariots of Fire' West Sands extends for almost two miles and is popular with big kites and sand buggies.
St Andrews Castle
On a headland to the north of St Andrews stand the ruins of the city's castle, the main residence of the bishops and archbishops of St Andrews - the focal point of the Church in Medieval Scotland. Today, a siege mine and counter-mine can be explored, and the 'bottle dungeon' viewed.
St Andrews Cathedral
The remains of what was Scotland's largest and most magnificent church still show how impressive St Andrews Cathedral must have been in its prime. Its museum houses a collection of early and later medieval sculpture and other relics found on the site. St Rule's tower provides access to spectacular views.
British Golf Museum, St Andrews
Currently closed for refurbishment and coffee shop build and will re-open in June 2015.Encounter many famous professionals, amateurs of status, Kings and Queens and curious characters. Touch screen videos allow you to look deeper into the lives of Champions and Championships and to test your skills and knowledge of the game of golf. Tel: 01334 460046
Scottish Fisheries MuseumSpectacularly situated on the harbour front in Anstruther, in the heart of the Fife fishing community, the Scottish Fisheries Museum tells the story of fishing in Scotland and its people from earliest times to the present. Tel 01333 310628
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