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St Andrews Castle is the ruins of the castle of the Archbishops of St Andrews, dating in part from the 13th century. On a headland to the north of St Andrews stand the ruins of the city's castle, the main residence of the bishops and archbishops of...more
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St. Andrews Castle The Scores, St Andrews KY16 9AR, Scotland
The exhibit in the visitor centre and the audio guide (a bit lengthy though, more for adults) give life to what is another sad reminder of the reformation. Parts of the ruins are very impressive, such as the tunnels/mines/countermines, while others, the great hall are...More
Very nice museum and gift shop (purchased some golf balls for family) with friendly staff. The museum was easy to walk through and see the history. You could take longer and read all the details or just the highlights. Once you leave the museum you...More
Another casualty of the Reformation. A small museum and good descriptions. Very quick visit in a wonderful setting.
There are lots of great castles in Scotland so missing this is ok.
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This is a small “castle” (just ruins); you can probably leisurely walk the entire castle and see everything in less than 30 minutes. Do not miss out on the free audio guide, which was both entertaining and informative, a fictionalized first-person narrative of someone in...More
When I saw the castle I did not realise how interesting it would be. Great self audio tour. The bottle dungeon was a real eye opener and the underground mine and counter mine was like nothing I have visited before....please be careful, a bit slippery...More
Since our last visit there is now a very informative walk through timeline which explains the history of the castle. Outside there are many interesting corners to explore with information panels. The grounds afford excellent views of the town and the sea.