Edinburgh to St Andrews scenic private tour

 (1)

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 Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Pick up at Edinburgh area hotel.

End location: Return to Edinburgh area hotel.

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

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

Admission charges if required. Lunch and refreshments.

A Recent Review of this tour

Toby was an absolute pleasure!! He is unbelievably knowledgeable about Edinburgh, St Andrews and all of the Fife coastline. The highlight of the trip was stopping for lunch in the small fishing village of Pittenweem! Five stars and two thumbs up for a safe and comfortable ride as well!!
Kevin Smith

Read More Reviews For This Tour

Contact this Guide

Questions about the tour? Not seeing exactly what you’re looking for? Contact this guide with questions, or to create a custom itinerary for you and your travel companions.

Message Toby W.

Web address (URL) of this page: http://www.toursbylocals.com/standrewsprivatetour

Tours by Toby W.

See more of the tours offered by this guide.

Full Day Edinburgh Private Walking Tour

Learn the history, highlights and hidden treasures of this historic,...

229 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

5 hours

learn more

Edinburgh City Highlights Day Driving,...

Half day Edinburgh tour for visitors with limited time.

301 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

4 hours

learn more

Medieval Abbeys in beautiful countryside,...

Gothic ruins and much more in the stunning Scottish Borders.

481 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

8 hours

learn more

Cruise ship private tour. Shore Excursion,...

Edinburgh City and Surrounding area full day custom tour

662 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

8 hours

learn more

Rosslyn Chapel, Castles, Country houses,,...

Medieval history and Masonic mysteries in the beautiful Borders countryside.

481 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

8 hours

learn more

Edinburgh, Countryside, Castles and Distillery,...

Edinburgh City followed by countryside tour. A sense of the real Scotland,...

481 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

8 hours

learn more

Scottish Highland Taster from Edinburgh

Castles, lochs, and beautiful scenery with optional distillery visit

481 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

9 hours

learn more

Custom tour to suit client private driving,...

Stirling, Highlands, Hadrians Wall, St Andrews. Trips to Skye, Mull,,...

602 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

9 hours

learn more

Day trip round central Scotland. Glasgow,,...

Three cities. Lochs, countryside, catherdals and castles. Available,...

541 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

9 hours

learn more

Full Glasgow both Driving and Walking,...

Architectural driving and walking tour with a private guide. Appox.,...

421 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

8 hours

learn more

Falconry in Scottish Countryside Private,...

 unrated

The sport of kings in an idyllic setting with a private local guide

421 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

8 hours

learn more

Edinburgh to St Andrews scenic private,...

Ancient abbey, university and golf via picturesque fishing towns.

481 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

9 hours

learn more