St Andrews is one of Scotland’s most historic towns. World famous for golf and its University, it could also be described as the town which gave Scotland its patron Saint, St Andrew.
St Andrews is a treasure trove for visitors looking for authentic Scottish history. From the ruins of the Culdee Church of St Mary on the Rock, to places where martyrs were burned, all identified by plaques on ancient walls around the town, telling each location’s story, the town opens the door to Scotland’s murky and most fascinating history.
St Andrews Golf has a significant place in St Andrews, home to the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of Scotland, where the rules of golf worldwide are determined, with the only exception being the USA. It is also the home of the world famous ‘Old Course’ golf course.