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St Andrews More than a golfer's paradise!

St Andrews, the seaside resort of Scotland comforts in the northeastern coast of Fife. Being a thriving tourist destination, St Andrews remains a hot spot among travelers, party revelers, fun seekers, nature lovers and above all golfers.

Home of Golf, St Andrews remains a mecca for golfers from across the world, with many golf courses to its name. The Royal and ancient golf club are the top ones with the famous being the Old Course adding to the charm of the place. Every year thousands of golfers converge at St Andrews for trying out their golfing skills and making pilgrimages to the old course and the golf museum.

Leaving apart golfing, St Andrews also shares a glorious past with plenty to explore and experience, the ruins of castle, the St Andrews Cathedral, to many more sights to look for. The city has still maintained its tranquil and calm nature well preserved, staying away from the hustle and bustle of modern day. St Andrews thus remains a nice place to enjoy a calm and relaxed holiday or short break.

Home to the oldest university in Scotland, which was recently attended by Prince Williams, trust us you will love the friendly populace and student population which adds to the party scene with couple of nightclubs and pubs to slip in the night. But its the weekends when you can find plenty of party lover partying in these party hideouts in St Andrews.

Getting There :

St Andrews, 13 miles south of Dundee and 55 miles north of Edinburgh, is not on the train line. The nearest station is 5 miles away at Leuchars, on the Edinburgh- Dundee-Aberdeen line. Regular buses make the 15-min journey from there to St Andrews. A taxi costs around 7. The bus station is on City Road, at the west end of town. There are frequent buses to Dundee (30 mins), the East Neuk villages and Cupar (20 mins). There is also a service to Stirling. Buses run from Edinburgh to St Andrews via Kirkcaldy.

Getting Around :

St Andrews is a compact town and best explored on foot. A hop-on-hop-off tour bus takes in all the main sights. If you're driving, parking in the town centre is difficult. You need to buy vouchers from the TIC or from local shops. Taxis are available from Golf City Taxis, 13 Argyle St, Tel. 477788, or St Andrews Taxis, Tel. 477272.

Tourist Information :

The Tourist Information Centre, 70 Market St, Tel. 472021, has comprehensive information about St Andrews and Northeast Fife. Open Apr-May Mon-Sat 0930-1800, Sun 1100-1600; Jun Mon-Sat 0930-1900, Sun 1100-1800; Jul-Aug Mon-Sat 0930-2000, Sun 1100-1800; Sep to mid-Oct Mon-Sat 0930-1900, Sun 1100-1800; mid-Oct to Mar Mon-Sat 0930-1700.

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