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Year of Coasts & Waters 2020

Year of Coasts & Waters 2020

Scotland has so much to celebrate and share with the tourists that come to visit every year. To shine the spotlight on different aspects of our great country, Visit Scotland pick themes each year.

The Secret Bunker at St Andrews

The Secret Bunker at St Andrews

Just 6 miles from St Andrews, 100 ft under the ground is one of the best-kept secrets in Scotland. For more than 50 years, the entrance to this relic of the cold war was hidden inside a non-descript farmhouse.

The 150th Open at St Andrews

The 150th Open at St Andrews

In July 2021, golf’s oldest Championship will be returning to the spiritual home of golf. This is set to be a truly memorable championship.

St Andrews Museum

St Andrews Overview

There is a superb variety of attractions in St Andrews and the surrounding area and the town centre is not far from the East Neuk of Fife, renowned for its beaches and picturesque coastal villages.

St Andrews Museum

St Andrews Museum

St Andrews Museum is housed in an exquisite Victorian Mansion. Built in 1855, the beautiful building was originally a private residence. It is now home to a varied calendar of exhibits and events.

St Andrews Aquarium

St Andrews Aquarium

On the North Cliffs of St Andrews, you can find the fantastic St Andrews Aquarium. Before you go in, do take a minute to appreciate the views of the bay and the west sands.

Craigtoun Country Park

Craigtoun Country Park

Craigton Country Park is a great day out for anyone. There is a lovely park as well as well-tended gardens to explore and a large number of family-friendly activities to enjoy all year round.

St Andrews Castle

St Andrews Castle

The castle used to belong to the Archbishops of St Andrews. In its glory days, the castle was home to bishops and archbishops. It was the most important place for the medieval church of Scotland.

St Andrews Cathedral

St Andrews Cathedral

St Andrews Cathedral was Scotland’s largest cathedral. Although it is now in ruins, the whole place is still impressive to see. The sheer size of the place is humbling.

Botanical Gardens

Botanical Gardens

St Andrews Botanical Garden is a stunning collection of rare plants, ponds waterfalls and rock gardens. There are some delightful woodland walks and spacious glasshouses.

Golf Museum

Golf Museum

St Andrews is considered the spiritual home of golf. So, what better place to find the British Golf Museum? The museum has a wide range of exhibits that explore the history of golf in Britain and across the world.

Golf Museum

Local Villages

The East Neuk of Fife has many delightful fishing villages such as Crail, Anstruther, Pittenweem and St. Monans, each with its own distinctive charm and character.

Golf Museum

Further Afield

St Andrews is considered the spiritual home of golf. So, what better place to find the British Golf Museum? The museum has a wide range of exhibits that explore the history of golf in Britain and across the world.

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