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Drive to St Andrews

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Drive to St Andrews

And tips for drive to St Andrews from Edinburgh. Scenic route, food and sight seeing stop overs?

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1. Re: Drive to St Andrews

How long have you got for the trip?

Is it a day trip (two hours or less direct drive each way), or are you taking a couple of days in the area?

If you have more than a day, try driving around the East Neuk of Fife to see the fishing villages.

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2. Re: Drive to St Andrews

Just a day trip

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3. Re: Drive to St Andrews

Take the train instead?

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4. Re: Drive to St Andrews

If you prefer to drive, head early for Falkland Village and Falkland Palace on your way to St Andrews. A couple of nice cafes in the village. Then the various fishing villages of the East Neuk on the way back in the evening. Fish and chips at the chippy in Anstruther. There's a lot more than that in Fife obviously, but this is about achievable in one day. Depends how much you want to do in St Andrews itself.

https:/…falkland-palace

https:/…perthstandrews.html

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5. Re: Drive to St Andrews

Rudyard this sounds vey interesting.

Thanks for the links

Will plan around these

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6. Re: Drive to St Andrews

I hope this isn’t the only reason you’re the hiring the car that you have nowhere to park!

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7. Re: Drive to St Andrews

Below is a driving route which might help you plan. You don't need to do the whole circuit. Plan to spend a good 3 to 4 hours in St Andrews to include lunch and sightseeing.

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Edited: 5:55 pm, June 12, 2018
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8. Re: Drive to St Andrews

There are loads of great places to eat in St Andrews itself. The Links Clubhouse, accessed from the West Sands does very good food and great service too

https:/…st-andrews-links-clubhouse

You don't have to be a golfer to go there!

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