About The St. Andrews & Fife Day Tour:
Experience a slice of traditional eastern Scottish coastal life with this insightful day tour from Rabbies. Visit the hospitable fishing villages north of the Firth of Forth where for centuries fisherman have plied their trade on the waves of the North Sea. See the landmarks that define the ancient Kingdom of Fife and listen as your tour guide recants the history of an area whose central figures inspired writers such as Daniel Defoe and William Shakespeare.
The second highlight of this great coach trip is the town of St. Andrew's, home to the 3rd oldest university on the British Isles as well as one of the most prestigious in the world.
- All Year Round, Daily.
- Live English-speaking guide.
- Depart: 09:30.
- Return: 18:00.
- Rabbie's Café. 16/28 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh.
- Approximately 8.5 hours.
- Lunch And Refreshments.
- Visitor Attraction Admission Fees.
- 1) Edinburgh, Rabbie's Café (Depart).
- 2) South Queensferry (Forth Bridges).
- 3) Anstruther.
- 4) Fishing Villages Of Eastern Fife.
- 5) St. Andrews Cathedral & Castle.
- 6) The Old Course.
- 7) Falkland.
- 8) Edinburgh, Rabbie's Café (Return).
This day tour is the ultimate treat if you want to get a feel for the lively maritime culture that ebbs through the fishing villages on Scotland's east coast. The towns of Lower Largo and Anstruther have traditions intimately linked with the bountiful waters of the North Sea. You'll get a feel for the culture of these villages as well as their economic avenues both centuries old and modern.
If you're a golfing fan you'll relish the portion of the tour that visits St. Andrews - hometown and founding place of the game as well as the 'Old Course', a veritable Mecca for all golfers. On top of its sporting heritage the town is perhaps best known as the seat of the 3rd oldest university on the British Isles. St. Andrews University is surpassed in age only by Oxford and Cambridge.
Plenty more sites await you on this fun and fascinating coach day tour. Other highlights include St. Andrew's Cathedral and Falkland Palace. Your passionate tour guide is certain not to disappoint with their in-depth knowledge.