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St Andrews & the Fishing Villages of Fife Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

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    This small-group day trip to St. Andrews starts in central Edinburgh, where you’re picked up in the personalized comfort of a top-of-the-range, 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach. Your guide narrates and makes plenty of stops, allowing for more intimate knowledge at each Scotland destination.
    Traversing the Forth Road Bridge over the Firth of Forth, you’re treated to views of the Forth Rail Bridge, a cantilever railway bridge and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enter the peninsular Kingdom of Fife, surrounded by the Firth of Tay and the North Sea, and listen to anecdotes about the photogenic coastal villages of East Neuk. 
    Make a stop in the harbor-side town of Anstruther before descending upon St. Andrews, a medieval town and 1,000-year-old capital of the Scottish Church. You have free time to stroll around the University of St. Andrews—attended by Prince William and the country’s oldest university—and see where golf is played at the Old Course. 
    Use your complimentary discount card her at local restaurants, shopping, and attractions.
    On the return drive to Edinburgh, head to Falkland, a village dominated by the imposing Falkland Palace once belonging to Scotland’s royal family. Cross the Lomond Hills and see where Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned at Loch Leven.
    Winner of the Inaugural Scottish Thistle Award for Sustainable Tourism, October 2007.
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    All reviews golf course falkland palace seaside village scottish lore great trip three hours rabbie's tours enjoyable trip driver guide great driver an excellent job take pictures booked this tour well worth the money history of scotland roland anstruther
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We loved this trip. To see the Old Course and the beautiful town of St. Andrews was amazing. We also stopped at a fishing village and Falkland. Our tour guide, Gavin, was fun, helpful, and knowledgeable - he even made the bus ride fun with...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank LizNCraig
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We thoroughly enjoyed this trip. Our guide Eric was wonderful. He spoke with a gentle, melodic Scottish brogue and being a local in the area had many great insights. Not only was he entertaining but also educational. Plus he sung a few songs and has...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank minutae
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I don't usually take the time for these, so the short version is the entire experience is just extremely well done.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank mswebb1439
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    What a great tour! The birthplace of golf, St. Andrews. Fun visit, great lunch, good shopping, toured University as well. Stopping in Anstruther on the way up was really nice, cute town. On the way back from St. Andrews Roland took us to Falkland. The...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Nice day for a general overview Could be a little more time in St Andrews Very comfortable transportation

    Date of experience: August 2019
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    6 August 2019|
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    Response from gigio472 | Reviewed this property |
    It was a stop for about 20 mins by a marina . Then we continue to St. Andrews for 2 hrs .
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    22 March 2019|
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    Response from jerrygold1 | Reviewed this property |
    No There were others that also booked. We enjoyed our driver was very knowledgeable about area
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