We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Swilcan Burn Bridge

Certificate of Excellence
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: The Old Course at St. Andrews Links, St. Andrews, Scotland

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 158 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 129
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
A place for an iconic photo!

Even if you don't play the Old Course you are allowed to be on the bridge and take pictures. Go between golfers but be mindful of play.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
docbob0707
,
Oro Valley, Arizona
Add Photo Write a Review

158 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Oro Valley, Arizona
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
16 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Even if you don't play the Old Course you are allowed to be on the bridge and take pictures. Go between golfers but be mindful of play.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

It historical fame and the great golfers such as Palmer and Nicklaus and this summer Watson who have crossed it.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Run out and get photo taken walking over the bridge - every good golfer in the history of the game has strolled over it!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Vienna, Austria
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
13 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

a picture perfect setting! Afternoon light is great! Focus from the golfcourse to Rusacks Hotel for best result

Was this review helpful? Yes
Innsbruck, Austria
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

it is nice to see it when you happen to be there but is it worth a long journey.....that is a philosophical golf question! Up to you!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Just a must to cross especially if you enjoy playing or just watching golf. Fantastic views of the 1st and 18th holes of the Old course and without doubt the R&A

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mountain Top, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

You can't make a trip to St. Andrew's without capturing a photo on this iconic landmark. Make it fun and make it memorable!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

A picture is a must if you visit st. Andrews. The most famous bridge in golf located on the 18 fairway of the Old Course

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Just to be able to stand on the bridge like so many famous golfers have in the past was unbelievably awesome!!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
269 reviews 269 reviews
122 attraction reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The original bridge over the burn on the 18th fairway is one of my favourite memories of the many rounds I played on the Old Course while growing up in St Andrews. On Sundays the course is closed to golfers and is available to the general public to walk the course, even dogs are welcome. The bridge provides an exceptional... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Swilcan Burn Bridge also viewed

 
St. Andrews, Fife
 

Been to Swilcan Burn Bridge? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Swilcan Burn Bridge staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?