Details, St. Andrews, Scotland

April 22, 2011

Want to take a trip to St. Andrews, Scotland? Here’s what you need to know:

GETTING THERE

Multiple carriers offer one-stop flights from Washington Dulles to Edinburgh for $1,260 round-trip. St. Andrews is about 55 miles northeast of Edinburgh. Take a train to Leuchars ($20) and a cab to St. Andrews, or rent a car. Plan your itenerary with our interactive map.

WHERE TO STAY

11 Queens Gardens Guesthouse

11 Queens Gardens

011-44-1334-478-751

www.11queensgardens.co.uk

Reasonably priced and centrally located guesthouse; rooms come with full Scottish breakfast. Rooms from about $80 per person per night.

Old Course Hotel

Old Station Rd.

011-44-1334-474-371

www.oldcoursehotel.co.uk

Large luxury hotel adjacent to the Old Course. Rooms from about $375.

WHERE TO EAT

The Dunvegan Hotel

7 Pilmour Pl.

011-44-1334-473-105

www.dunvegan-hotel.com

A golfers’ favorite, with simple pub food. Entrees start at about $10.

Kinness Fry Bar

79 Bridge St.

011-44-1334-473-802

kinnessfrybar.co.uk

A greasy student hangout serving the famous deep-fried Mars bar, about $3.

Nahm-Jim

60-62 Market St.

011-44-1334-470-000

www.nahm-jim.co.uk

Contemporary Thai and Japanese. Dishes from about $11.

WHAT TO DO

St. Andrews Cathedral

011-44-1334-472-563

The ruins of the medieval cathedral from which the town derives its name. Open 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. $11 admission to both cathedral ruins and nearby castle ruins.

St. Andrews Links

011-44-1334-466-718

www.standrews.org.uk

St. Andrews network of six golf courses, including the Old Course, the oldest golf course in existence. Green fees start at around $13.

INFORMATION

www.visitscotland.com

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