Edinburgh to St Andrews scenic private tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

339982


Categories

Museums / Culture, Religious Heritage, Day Trip / Out of Town, Local Experience

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Ancient abbey, university and golf via picturesque fishing towns.


Pick up from Edinburgh hotel, brief driving tour of Edinburgh then drive over iconic Forth Bridges now a World Heritage Site. Drive to St Andrews along Fife coast through picturesque "East Neuk" with ancient quaint harbour towns. St Andrews was center of religion in Scotland for 1, 000 years but alas, now better know for golf. Explore fifteenth century University, ruined medieval Abbey and Bishops Castle with its turbulent and occasionally bloody history. Return to Edinburgh on faster inland route through Fife countryside. Optional visit to Dunfermline Abbey burying place of Scottish Royalty if time permits.

Itinerary

Pick up at Edinburgh hotel. Short Edinburgh driving tour. South Queensferry. Coastal drive through, Crail, Anstruther, St Monans, Lower Largo. St Andrews. Fife countryside route back. Return to Edinburgh hotel. Optional visit to Dunfermline Abbey.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

End Point Options: Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 9 hours

Tour can be adjusted to suit but 7/10 hours recommended.

Transportation

Land Rover Discovery SUV. Large comfortable luxury car. This tour is also possible for up to 6 people by separate arrangement.

What’s Included

Other: All driving and guiding costs. Pick up and return to Edinburgh hotel.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 GBP - Entrance fees and lunch if required.

What’s Extra

Other: Admission charges if required. Lunch and refreshments.

A Recent Review of this tour

Lots of sites in Elgin and Inverness so Toby helped us select the most interesting. He knew shortcuts to avoid long lines and locations of closest necessary rooms!
Carol Chapman

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