As you probably already know, St Andrews is the birthplace of golf. Nicknamed ‘The Home of Golf’, there are 7 quality golf courses to choose from - 6 are 18 holes and 1 are 9 holes. Moreover, they are all within a short walk from the St Andrews Hotel and Guest House Accommodation Centre.
The complex offers a variety of heathland, parkland and links courses. The Old Course is the most famous golf course in the world and one every golfer needs to make a pilgrimage to at least once. Not only this but the ‘New Course’ is the second oldest golf course in the world. In addition, the Jubilee Course is the most challenging of the Links and used for championships.
However, there are great courses to visit close by. Courses like Kittocks, Crail, St Andrews Links, Torrance and Kingsbarns are some of the easiest to get to near St. Andrews.
There is a special atmosphere in "The Auld Grey Toon of St Andrews". The area was nicknamed, "The Metropolis of Golf" in the 17th century. Visitors golfers become aware of the layers of history that which surround this famous city. It all includes the creation of the first golf course, it’s banning, and it’s reinstatement. Not only is there plenty of extraordinary golf history stories, but there’s also history within the town and university. Definitely worth a visit!
Finally, if you want to make the most out of your golfing trip, then there are plenty of places to stay in the area. Search our website to find the ideal accommodation for you. St Andrews is a beautiful place to stay, putting you right in the heart of the golfing action. Therefore, you won’t miss out on this great golfing adventure. There are lots of accommodation options with golf equipment storage and beautiful surroundings. There is even an option of spa packages for after your game or for your partner to enjoy. Many are also ‘pet-friendly’!