St. Andrews The Home of Golf

St Andrews The Home of Golf

Naturally all golfers visiting St Andrews want to play The Old Course but there are many more great courses to play and so much else to do for golfers and non golfers alike which we highly recommend you experience to make the most of your visit.

Golf in St Andrews.

In addition to the Old Course there are six other courses in St Andrews and three of them we recommend highly and feature regularly on our tours; The Castle, New and Jubilee Courses. Make the most of your stay in St Andrews and one or all these to make a great trip.

Golf near St Andrews.

Within a 45 minute drive of St Andrews are countless other courses from Carnoustie, classic links such as Crail and Elie to modern masterpieces at Kingsbarns and Dumbarnie. St Andrews town is ideal base for a week or longer stay to play all the local and surrounding courses.

What’s to do and see locally.

The historical town of St Andrews offers a wealth of things to do and see to enrich your visit. Golf historians will want to visit The British Golf Museum. The ancient cathedral and castles and walks of the town’s old streets and on the West Sand Beach are to be enjoyed by all. Further afield a tour of the scenic coast of Fife and a stop for lunch at some of the fishing villages such as Crail and Anstruther.

Entertainment in St Andrews

Enjoy a drink and meal in The Old Tom Morris Restaurant in The Links Clubhouse with it’s panoramic views of the golf courses before or after your round on the links. In the evening there is a great selection of restaurants catering to all tastes to choose from casual pub fare to fine dining. For those looking to extend their evening entertainment there is an extensive choice of hostelries to try out.


The professional photographic services of St Andrews Link’s Trust are highly recommended to make the most of your memories. Experienced photographers will capture the most special moments of your visit from the 1 st Tee to the Swilken Bridge on the 18 th Fairway and make special keepsakes for a lifetime.
When planning your trip be sure to our travel experts about any of the above to
include in your itinerary and make your visit to The Home of Golf even more special.