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“Amazing”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Swilcan Bridge

The Swilcan Bridge
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$710.77*
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Private St Andrews Day Tour from Edinburgh
Ranked #2 of 54 things to do in St. Andrews
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Owner description: The famous Swilcan Bridge on the 18th hole of the Old Course at the Home of Golf. The bridge was originally built over 700 years ago so shepherds could move their flock across the Swilcan Burn which meanders through what is now the 1st and 18th fairways. Today the Swilcan Bridge, with the 'Auld Grey Toun' providing the most beautiful of backdrops, is one of the most iconic settings in golf. So much more than a little stone crossing, the Swilcan Bridge is the history of the game, it's the magic moments, it's felt the footsteps of the true greats.
Apex, North Carolina
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Amazing”
Reviewed October 5, 2012

Wow , how impressive to see for the 1st time when you come about. I have seen it in pictures time after time, but beeing there is just awesome . it makes a great souvenir pictures, knowing all the great golfers that I have crossed that bridge.

Visited May 2012
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“Must see”
Reviewed October 1, 2012

Part of the history of Old Course...not to be missed and if you can get there on a Sunday when the course is closed you can take a photograph on the bridge.

Visited September 2012
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Pitlochry, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Goosebumps”
Reviewed September 20, 2012 via mobile

An absolute must for all golfers when visiting St Andrews ! I still get goosebumps just thinking about it !

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Meridian, Mississippi
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Icon.”
Reviewed September 8, 2012

To see the bridge, the icon of history and the bridging of generations was amazing. Felt like the Holy Land walk of Jerusalem...thank you.

Visited June 2012
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nc and scotland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Come on Sunday.”
Reviewed August 21, 2012

Being a public course, it is closed to play on Sunday. The public has access to walk the course on this day. This creates the photo ops that every golf historian wants to get. Come,enjoy and feel the history.

Visited August 2012
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