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From Edinburgh: St Andrews & Fishing Villages of Fife Tour

1. From Edinburgh: St Andrews & Fishing Villages of Fife Tour

Travel through the historic country of Fife on this day trip from Edinburgh aboard an airconditioned bus. Dive into sights that you see along the way with live commentary. Stop in the charming towns of Anstruther, St. Andrews, and South Queensferry. Leave Edinburgh and admire views of the iconic Forth Rail Bridge as you cross the Firth of Forth, and enter into the ancient “Kingdom of Fife.” Pass through Aberdour before continuing into the East Neuk of Fife.  Take in the views as you pass thorugh the picturesque villages of St. Monans and Pittenween, which were once thriving fishing. Reach the town of Anstruther, the home of the Scottish Fisheries Museum, where the bus will make a stop.  Leaving Anstruther, journey through Crail and then arrive in the beautiful medieval town of St. Andrews in time for lunch. Have free time to walk around the town which is famous as the home of golf and has the best-known golf course in the world. Spend your three-hours of free time purchasing lunch, walking down cobbled streets, seeing the ruins of the cathedral and castle, or visiting Scotland’s oldest university, where Prince William met Kate Middleton. Heading homewards, travel across the Lomond hills, descending to Loch Leven (where Mary Queen of Scot was imprisoned). Make a brief stop to admire magnificent views of the Forth Bridges in South Queensferry before returning to Edinburgh.

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based on 280 reviews

brilliant tour, stop of at a seaside place for refreshments then onto st andrews where you can explore for 3 hours! then on the way back to edinburgh stop of at falkland a scottish village. i cant remember the name of the tour guide, but he was very friendly told us lots of info and answered all our questions

Our guide was great and the places were beautiful. I highly recommend. From Edinburgh it is easily accessible, not heavy to do in a day. The villages are a gem, a marvel for the eyes and the drivers are always exceptional, friendly and prepared. I will choose them again for future tours.

Thoroughly enjoyed this excursion. We thought 3 hours was a good amount of time to spend in St. Andrew’s. We had time to walk quite awhile on the golf course, as well as exploring the town, having lunch and checking out some shops.

Wonderful tour. Our guide was most excellent and we had a fabulous time at St Andrews and the surrounding countryside. Would recommend.

A great day trip to St Andrews! We were able to see so much and learn so much about the area from our guide Graham