Guided tour

St. Andrews: Sightseeing Walking Tour

St. Andrews: Sightseeing Walking Tour

From US$ 19.26 per person

Sightsee historic spots around St. Andrews on this guided walking tour with author and historical expert Richard Falconer.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 105 minutes
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible


  • Visit must-see historic sites
  • Learn the history of St. Andrews
  • Hear about royalty through the ages
  • Marvel at Scotland’s oldest university
  • Enjoy an author and historian as your guide
Full description
Following author and historical expert Richard Falconer, learn the history of St. Andrews while exploring the major historic quarters of the city. Visit St. Andrews Cathedral, St. Andrews Castle, Scotland's oldest university, and the Old Course. Set with the backdrop of Fife’s rolling hills, dramatic cliffs, thundering seas, long golden sands, and medieval buildings, discover an incredible wealth of treasures in St. Andrews with your expert guide. As you explore, discover the history and stories of the city. Visit St. Andrews Links, known as The Home of Golf, and learn about Old Course, the most prestigious golf course in the world. Hear about royalty through the ages from Pictish kings to Mary, Queen of Scots, to Prince William and Kate. Then, learn about the Scottish inventor of the kaleidoscope that lost out on millions here. Whatever your interests, this is a great way for anyone looking to explore and find out more about this unique part of the world.
  • Professional guide/author/historian
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems
  • People with a cold
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

Tours meet at the walking tour sign opposite the entrance of Dolls House Restaurant. Tours leave promptly at the scheduled tour time. Please familiarize yourself with the meeting point and be there before the tour's start time.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • Intoxication
  • Alcohol and drugs
  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • Participants under 5 years old can go for free
  • This tour will take place rain or shine but may be canceled due to severe weather; if canceled, you will receive either a ticket refund or a rescheduled tour
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Great tour and learned a lot about the history of St Andrews , well worth it

September 16, 2021

Excellent tour with knowledgeable guide. Lovely chap too.

September 25, 2021

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