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Kingsbarns Golf Links
Kingsbarns Golf Links
A traditional Scottish links golf course with sea views over 1.5 miles of coastline ranked in the top 60 courses worldwide and top 20 in Europe.
Attraction type: Golf Courses
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St Andrews Links
St Andrews Links
Owner description: A golfing Mecca for the most accomplished golfer to the enthusiastic amateur, a trip to St Andrews Links is one which realises the ultimate dream for golfers worldwide. From the... more Owner description: A golfing Mecca for the most accomplished golfer to the enthusiastic amateur, a trip to St Andrews Links is one which realises the ultimate dream for golfers worldwide. From the iconic Swilcan Bridge on the Old Course to Tom Morris’s masterful architecture on the New Course, St Andrews Links has developed over 600 years to become one of the most famous locations in golf. Perhaps most fascinating however, is the fact that all seven courses at St Andrews Links are public and open to everyone. St Andrews Links is the largest public golfing complex in Europe. From the terrifying sight of Hell Bunker on the Old Course to the gentle slopes of the Balgove, the Home of Golf has become the ultimate golfing destination for all ages and abilities. The three championship courses; the Old Course, New Course and Jubilee Course run parallel to each other along the famous St Andrews Links West Sands of St Andrews. Nestled on the opposite side of the Links are the Eden, Strathtyrum and the only nine hole course, the Balgove. A five minute drive from town is the seventh course, the award winning Castle Course which offers dramatic views over St Andrews from its spectacular cliff top location. Away from the course, explore the fantastic facilities St Andrews Links has to offer. Learn the game where it was first played at the St Andrews Links Golf Academy. The Academy offers first-class tuition from PGA-Qualified St Andrews Links professionals and is home the only Callaway Performance Centre (custom-fit) in Scotland. The driving range has over 60 bays, including 22 indoors, and a landing zone which is over 400 yards long. All mats are air cushioned, and five bays include the Power Tee automated system. There is short game area, which includes a replica of Road Bunker, and a putting green, once the second on the Eden Course and regarded as one of the finest in St Andrews. Shop our fantastic range of official merchandise from our five retail stores, the Old Course Shop, the 18th Green Shop, the Links Clubhouse Shop, the Castle Course shop and the oldest golf shop in the world – Tom Morris. Finally relax in the Swilcan Restaurant in the Links Clubhouse, The Eden Clubhouse or the Castle Course Clubhouse with a wee dram as you reflect on your visit to the Home of Golf. less
Attraction type: Golf Courses; Historic Sites
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The Himalayas Putting Course
The Himalayas Putting Course
Swilken Burn Bridge
Swilken Burn Bridge
Attraction type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Bridges
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West Sands
West Sands
Attraction type: Beaches
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The Grange at St Andrews
The Grange at St Andrews
Ranked #1 of 107 restaurants in St Andrews
Price: USD 18 - 58
Cuisines: Scottish
Good for: Child-friendly, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch Spot, Dinner, Reservations, After-hours
The Tavern
The Tavern
Ranked #2 of 107 restaurants in St Andrews
Price:
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse, Scottish, Brasserie
Good for: Local cuisine, View
Dining options: After-hours
Little Italy
Little Italy
Ranked #3 of 107 restaurants in St Andrews
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch Spot, Dinner, Reservations, After-hours
Peat Inn
Peat Inn
Ranked #4 of 107 restaurants in St Andrews
Price: USD 33 - 111
Cuisines: European
Good for: Romantic, Business, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch Spot, Dinner, Reservations, After-hours
Vine Leaf Restaurant
Vine Leaf Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 107 restaurants in St Andrews
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Cuisines: Seafood, Vegetarian, Scottish
Good for: Romantic, Business, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch Spot, Dinner, Reservations, After-hours

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

Aslar Guest House
Aslar Guest House
USD 86 (GBP 50)
Ranked #2 of 76 St Andrews B&B and Inns

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Mansedale House B&B
Mansedale House B&B
USD 86 (GBP 50)
St Andrews Country Cabins
St Andrews Country Cabins
USD 98 - 195 (GBP 57 - 114)

All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Fairways of St Andrews
Fairways of St Andrews
USD 110
Ranked #3 of 76 St Andrews B&B and Inns
Dukeside Guest House
Dukeside Guest House
USD 173 - 264 (GBP 101 - 154)
Ranked #8 of 76 St Andrews B&B and Inns
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No12 Bed & Breakfast, St Andrews
No12 Bed & Breakfast, St Andrews
USD 137 - 154 (GBP 80 - 90)
Ranked #9 of 76 St Andrews B&B and Inns

All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

Rufflets Country House Hotel
4.0 of 5
Rufflets Country House Hotel
USD 255 - 557
Ranked #2 of 19 hotels in St Andrews
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Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa
5.0 of 5
Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa
USD 449 - 1,288 (GBP 262 - 752)
Ranked #3 of 19 hotels in St Andrews
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Milton Lea Bed & Breakfast
4.0 of 5
Milton Lea Bed & Breakfast
USD 144 - 628 (GBP 84 - 367)
Ranked #2 of 4 Leuchars B&B and Inns
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.