Visit St Andrews, the home of golf, and the beautiful East Neuk with its stunning coastal scenery on this Kingdom of Fife tour from Edinburgh. Explore the Kingdom of Fife without the inconvenience of driving or waiting for public transportation. If you want to explore the Old Course in St. Andrews, visit fishing towns in the East Neuk, or sample whiskey and gin in Kingsbarns, this personalized tour is for you.
- St. Andrews
- Visit the home of golf!
- University of St. Andrews
- East Neuk coastal fishing villages
- South Queensferry
- Forth Bridge
This tour takes you across the magnificent Forth Rail Bridge to South Queensferry.
Then follow the coastal route through the pretty fishing villages in Fife’s East Neuk (including a stop in Anstruther) into the medieval Kingdom of Fife.
This allows you to enjoy the historic city of St. Andrews for about 3 hours. You can visit the cathedral, castle, and university, shop at leisure and walk along a beautiful white sand beach next to the golf home Old Course.
We then travel west through Fife’s heart, stopping in Falkland’s historic village, home to the historic Renaissance Palace of James V. You are returning home to Edinburgh from here.
We stop to take in the views of the Forth Bridges at South Queensferry and drive through its quaint Main Street.
Falkland Palace & Garden
We will stop to admire Falkland Palace and its history, with the option to visit the monument if you wish.
The Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews
The home of golf, a must for all golfers and fans alike. View the famous fairways and cross the world-famous Swilken bridge
St Andrews Castle
We will experience St Andrews Castle, with an optional tour inside the monument as per your wishes.
St Andrews Cathedral
The ruins of St Andrews Cathedral include the graves of old and young Tom Morris, credited with popularising the modern game of golf.
We will stop to admire the picturesque village of Pittenweem.
Anstruther is a local fishing port with a small North Sea fleet. Call into the famous fish & chip shop, reputedly the best chippy in the world!
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