Travel Tips

How to get to Rufflets

Rufflets is located to the West of St Andrews Town Centre, set within its own 10 acres of gardens. The beaches, restaurants, historic buildings and golf courses in the centre of town are all no more than 5 minutes by car.

From the North via the Tay Road Bridge
Cross the Tay Road Bridge and stay on the A92 at the first roundabout. At the second roundabout, take the exit for the A914. At the village of St Michaels stay on the through road which becomes the A919. At the small roundabout in Leuchars, take the second exit towards Guardbridge staying on the A919. When you reach the roundabout in Guardbridge take the first exit for the A91 to St Andrews. On leaving Guardbridge take the 1st junction on the right for Strathkinness (next to the Fast & Fresh sandwich bar), which also has a brown tourist attraction sign for Rufflets Hotel. Continue on this road through the village of Strathkinness to the crossroads. Turn left onto the B939 for St Andrews. Rufflets is 1.5 miles along this road on the right.

From the South via the Forth Road Bridge
Cross the Forth Road Bridge on M90. Take exit 2A and follow signs for Glenrothes/Kirkcaldy A92. Go straight on at the next three roundabouts on A92. At the 4th roundabout (25 miles from Forth Road Bridge) take 3rd exit (A914) signposted St Andrews/Cupar. Follow the road through Cupar and then take the A91 to St Andrews. Go straight on at the roundabout at Guardbridge village. On leaving Guardbridge take the 1st junction on the right for Strathkinness (next to the Fast & Fresh sandwich bar) which also has a brown tourist attraction sign for Rufflets Hotel. Continue on this road through the village of Strathkinness to the crossroads. Turn left onto the B939 for St Andrews. Rufflets is 1.5 miles along this road on the right.

From St Andrews (A91 approach)
On reaching St Andrews go straight ahead at the roundabout following the road into town past the Macdonald Rusacks Hotel. At the next roundabout turn right into City Road and continue up the hill past the bus station. At the next roundabout turn right into Double Dykes Road and continue to the junction. Turn right into Hepburn Gardens and at the next roundabout take the 2nd exit for Buchanan Gardens and B939 following the brown tourist sign for Rufflets. On leaving the town boundary go straight ahead at the roundabout, past the cemetery and Rufflets is around the corner on the left.

Travelling to St Andrews and Scotland

By Car
If you are travelling to Rufflets by road, click here: http://www.rufflets.co.uk/Location/index.html

By Train
Leuchars is the nearest main line station to St Andrews, and to check times of trains, please see the following link: http://www.thetrainline.com

By Bus
There is a good local bus service in the area, and to check time-tables, click the following link: http://www.scotland-flavour.co.uk/fife-transport.html

By Air
Travelling to Scotland is becoming easier and easier with more direct flights from Europe and North America.
To see the all Airlines travelling to Glasgow or Edinburgh use the links below:

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Some selected airlines travelling to Scotland:

Easyjet – the original low cost airline with flights to Edinburgh and Glasgow
Flybe – Flights to Glasgow and Edinburgh from across the UK
Ryan Air – Growing list of UK and European locations including many provincial UK airports
British Airways – A range of international flights to Scotland
Continental – direct flights to Edinburgh and Glasgow from New York