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The famous Swilcan Bridge on the 18th hole of the Old Course at the Home of Golf. The bridge was originally built over 700 years ago so shepherds could move their flock across the Swilcan Burn which meanders through what is now the 1st and 18th...more
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The Old Course | St Andrews Links, St Andrews KY16 9JB, Scotland
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My husband lived for golf. He is now disabled and tried to have his picture taken last Sunday on the famous bridge. He was SO happy to be there, but with torrential rain, the little bridge is more "curved" than it looks and very slick...More

Thank K2121WSlaurap
Reviewed 2 days ago

Yes, it is an historic and beautiful bridge. But please be aware that you are on a golf course. Look for the ball coming off the 18th tee before you run out to the bridge. Don't stay for a photo shoot...get your photo and make...More

Thank jrousseau10
Reviewed 2 days ago

Getting yourself photographed here standing on the bridge where all the legends have stood and their pictures taken , gave us a new high in golf ! All four of us Golfers who went there took pictures .

Thank 52SRA
Reviewed 6 days ago

To stand in the footsteps of all the greats that have ever played golf, on one of the most famous bridges in the world of golf gives you Goosebumps. An unbelievable experience that will last a life time.

Thank Hassteveseesit
Reviewed 1 week ago

Standing on this Bridge and taking a picture will give you a photo that you will cherish. Smile pretty.

Thank napoleonk490
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everybody has to have a photo on this bridge. It's interesting and fun to watch tourists -- golfers and non-golfers -- mugging for a quick photo.

Thank Steve And Amy G
Reviewed 1 week ago

To stand where the greats of the game have been, fantastic. A must for all golfers, literally as seen on TV!

Thank anne67taylor
Reviewed 1 week ago

Over the years it has been great seeing so many famous golfers stand on the Swilkan Bridge. It is a beautiful small bridge just before one of the most famous 18th golf holes in the world.

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lesley a must see. Not sure why but sure glad I did. Great photo op, rautiful setting. And if a golfer well....

Thank Suzanne F
Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't imagine any other 30 ft stone bridge being as iconic and awe inspiring as the Swilcan Bridge. It really isn't the bridge itself... for a golfer its about the history of where you are and setting foot or sitting on the same bridge...More

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Response from Marie Q | Reviewed this property |
You can walk the old course every Sunday (it’s open to the public then) as there is no play that day but I see you are there on a Thursday ☹️☹️ so players will be out on the course so it’s unlikely unless you are there very... More
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