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University of St Andrews

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Lovely to see this magnificent university - but honestly I would have missed most of it, if I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Marilyn V
We enjoyed just walking around the campus

The campus stretches from the town to the sea and it was cool to see the different buildings. My... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ghiatrain
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Founded in 1411, this university forms the centre of town.
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St Andrews KY16 9AJ, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely to see this magnificent university - but honestly I would have missed most of it, if I hadn't been walking around with someone local. I was lucky enough to tour with a professor who happened to be a friend. But I saw numerous groups...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The campus stretches from the town to the sea and it was cool to see the different buildings. My wife is a fan of William and Kate and easily spotted their dorm building.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I may be biased as my daughter spent four years here but the history and the old university buildings are beautiful. The Quad and the Chapel are especially worth a visit. The university makes the town of St Andrews.

Thank Dolina M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved seeing this gorgeous old university. Be sure to go inside the chapel - and also the coffee house "where Wills met Kate". Beautiful campus.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This University occupies a prominent position in the city. There are many splendid ancient buildings

Thank 301lisa33
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Very nice walk through centuries, especially at summer, when there are no students crowds. The main buildings, chapel, inner yards remain the same as they were before decades or even centuries. You could feel yourself inside the history (or, at least inside historical films). It...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

A must to all visitors to visit the beautiful squares and buildings belonging to the university. A truely impressive place .

Thank anne67taylor
Reviewed 6 August 2018

If you walk the town you can’t miss this. The quad is really lovely. It’s spread throughout town. The chapel is really cool. Worth the stop.

Thank Suzanne F
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Lovely town, beautiful university buildings, spectacular views of the sea and stunning beaches to walk on. Very safe and secure. Excellent education - where else can you get all of this from a university?

Thank PrinceAyla
Reviewed 17 July 2018

The University was out for summer term during our visit so it wasn't crowded. I was able to go into the Chapel which is absolutely beautiful! I also took a walking tour of St. Andrews and the guide was able to fill me in on...More

Thank Angela H
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