Saint Andrews

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Saint Andrews is a beautiful town, where you can see numerous medieval ruins. It used to be the political capital of Scotland, but nowadays is the region's golf-capital. One of the world's most famous golf courses is the Royal & Ancient Golf Club.

Saint Andrews is dominated by a ruined castle that overlooks the bay. Nearby are the remains of what was once the largest cathedral in the United Kingdom, but during the Reformation it was destroyed. In the center of town are numerous cobbled streets, chapels and museums, as well as the old city gate and a medieval cross. Most sights are within walking distance from each other.

Saint Andrews' university has no campus and its buildings are scattered all over town. There are many hotels and restaurants in Saint Andrews. The town is 565 km northwest of London and 45 km northeast of Edinburgh.


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