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4th September 2017

Things to do in St Andrews

Interested in spending time in one of Scotland’s most historic towns? There are so many things to do in St Andrews! Enjoy exploring all the historic buildings, the third oldest University in the UK and the beautiful east coast beaches!

Planning a walking holiday with EasyWays will make a trip to St Andrews possible. The Fife Coastal Path route ends in St Andrews! The perfect opportunity to experience the famous east coast town. The team at EasyWays work to ensure that your walking holidays in Scotland are the best they can possibly be!

University of St Andrews

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There is so much beautiful architecture around!

Founded in 1413, St Andrews is Scotland’s first university. The most international university in Scotland, there is so much history and heritage to see! Anyone can walk around the campus, however if you are a prospective student there are also tours offered! Also, visit the MUSA, (University Museum) to find out more about St Andrews’ heritage. A great way to spend a day in the town, why not expand your knowledge of Scottish history?

St Andrews Botanic Gardens

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Spending time here will immediately relax you after a walking trip!

Another one of the things to do in St Andrews is visit the Botanic Garden! With over 8000 species of plants, trees and shrubs, some being from Scotland and the rest from all over the world! The Botanic Gardens is an ideal place to unwind after a long walking trip. A peaceful environment for you to enjoy at your own pace!

Eat Walk St Andrews

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Walking around the town centre you’ll experience just how historic St Andrews is!

A food walking tour of St Andrews is another opportunity to fully take in your surroundings! The tour will take you into bars and restaurants tasting locally sourced food and drink – with someone talking about the history of St Andrews. With audio headsets and a map showing venues visited, don’t miss out!

West Sands Beach

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St Andrews’ beach is beautiful and an ideal place to relax!

Another reason a lot of people come to St Andrews is because of its beautiful beaches! Famous for being in the opening scenes for the film Chariots of Fire, the West Sands beach is a 15-minute walk from the town centre! The beach is also a great place to spend time after walking the Fife Coastal Path.

Things to do in St Andrews – EasyWays

Here at EasyWays we like to make sure everyone is up to date with the latest walking news! Interested in walking the Fife Coastal Path and exploring Edinburgh? Check out our last post!

If you are interested booking a walking holiday or have any questions contact us!

Andrew Fernie and Easyways have been providing excellent expert advice and services since 1996 to walkers who want to explore more of the wonderful scenery and history throughout Scotland and Europe.