St. Andrew's Castle is in St. Andrews, a luxurious, relaxing area. Unique for its university setting, this locale has plenty of options for restaurants and bars. Many visitors come to bask in its beautiful outdoor settings, namely the sea and beaches. Start by booking a hotel near St. Andrew's Castle, which is a great base for sightseeing in the greater St. Andrews area.
More to see near St. Andrew's Castle
After a visit to St. Andrew's Castle, you can explore other sights in St. Andrews. Popular activities in the area include golfing and being pampered at a spa. Some top attractions include the area's monuments and university.
East Sands, West Sands, and Elie Beach are a few spots to soak up some sunshine. Don't forget to bring your golf clubs for an outing at Old Course at St Andrews, St. Andrews Links, or Anstruther Golf Club. You can spend a leisurely afternoon outside at St. Andrews Botanic Garden, Dundee Law, or Lochee Park. If you've got some more time, you won't be disappointed by Carnoustie Golf Links, Tannadice Park, and Dens Park.
For cultural attractions, head to St. Andrews Preservation Trust Museum and Garden, British Golf Museum, and Crail Museum and Heritage Centre. Monuments like St. Andrew's Castle, St. Andrew's Cathedral, and St. Athernase Church are well regarded. Some landmarks that can't be missed include Scotland's Secret Bunker, Kellie Castle, and Hill of Tarvit. Take a tour of University of St. Andrews and University of Dundee and immerse yourself in the collegiate life.
St. Andrews Aquarium provides enjoyment for the whole family. Don't miss some of the area's most popular attractions, such as Discovery Point, Verdant Works, and Muirfield Golf Course. Jerdan Gallery, Scottish Fisheries Museum, and Claypotts Castle are other top spots to see.
Getting to St. Andrew's Castle
Take a plane to Dundee (DND), located 12 miles (19.3 km) from St. Andrews. It's the closest major airport to St. Andrew's Castle. At 34.9 miles (56.1 km), Edinburgh (EDI) is the next closest airport. You can come by train, getting off at St. Andrews Leuchars Station.