Want to take a trip to St. Andrews, Scotland? Here’s what you need to know:
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.
11 Queens Gardens Guesthouse
11 Queens Gardens
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.
Large luxury hotel adjacent to the Old Course. Rooms from about $375.
The Dunvegan Hotel
7 Pilmour Pl.
A golfers’ favorite, with simple pub food. Entrees start at about $10.
Kinness Fry Bar
79 Bridge St.
A greasy student hangout serving the famous deep-fried Mars bar, about $3.
60-62 Market St.
Contemporary Thai and Japanese. Dishes from about $11.
St. Andrews Cathedral
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
St. Andrews network of six golf courses, including the Old Course, the oldest golf course in existence. Green fees start at around $13.