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Stories and Tips St. Andrews

BALLS ...golf, that is

Written by proxam2 on 25 Jul, 2012

ST. ANDREWS is probably second only to Edinburgh as the most visited town in Scotland. Most come to visit The Home of Golf as it is the headquarters of the sport's governing body and the site of the world's most famous course, the Old Course.…Read More

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St Andrews in General

Written by MagdaDH_AlexH on 10 Jun, 2010

The county (or The Kingdom) of Fife is located between Forth and Tay, north of Edinburgh and south of Dundee. The prime destination in north Fife, and in fact in the whole of the Kingdom is undoubtedly St Andrews, a small town on the north-east…Read More

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St. Andrews

Written by BawBaw on 20 Jul, 2004

It was golf, of course, that took us on our first trip to Scotland—and more specifically to St. Andrews. For many years, I had marked the special occasions of our lives by presenting Himself with gifts from St. Andrews: a golf towel and…Read More

A Good Walk Not Spoiled

Written by Gigi on 14 Feb, 2007

The best way to see and get the true flavor of St. Andrews is to walk it. The town is not that big and there's a lot to see, especially some very old historic architecture. Visit this website for a very good map to use…Read More

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St. Andrews Castle

Written by MilwVon on 23 Nov, 2006

Approximately one-half mile walking distance from St. Andrews Cathedral is St. Andrews Castle. Due to the poor weather, we opted to drive over and hope to find parking nearby. We lucked out, getting to park on the side street that runs along side the castle…Read More

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St. Andrews Cathedral

Written by MilwVon on 23 Nov, 2006

St. Andrews Cathedral is located right on the shore of the North Sea so the cold northern winds and rains were chilling right to the bones. Many of our photos had rain drops on the camera lens but we were relatively happy with the overall…Read More

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RAF Leuchars Air Show

Written by Tsvetelinna-Jane on 08 Mar, 2005

A spectacular display at the end of the summer! This is an unique opportunity to see aircraft from around the world perform precision flying. An official Military Airshow and the largest event of its type in the UK--great aerobatics and definitely worth seeing! …Read More

Getting to St. Andrews

Written by dream79 on 07 May, 2001

Getting to St. Andrews can be quite tricky. It's easiest to go to the city from Edinburgh. If you have a car, then you should have few problems getting there, but if not, there are a few choices. There are buses that travel straight…Read More

The Spa at the Old Course Hotel

Written by Gigi on 01 Nov, 2002

Ah, the spa! An invigorating, refreshing and revitalising haven for the non-golfer to be pampered or to wash away the aches earned during a golf game. There are a wide variety of ways to be pampered and restored here. Facials (my personal favorite), massages, hand &…Read More

The Walking of the Dogs

Written by Gigi on 14 Feb, 2007

This is a great tradition at St. Andrews. If you are lucky enough to be there on a Sunday when the courses are closed, you'll witness it. People are allowed to walk the courses and walk their dogs as well. Some even bring along a…Read More

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