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An aerial view of the water and buildings in St Andrews, Scotland.

City at a Glance

St Andrews, UK-Scotland
Location Eastern coast of UK-Scotland
City type Large town
Population 16,000
Official language(s) English
Climate Mild marine
Average temperatures January: 38° F, July: 59° F
Landscape Lowlands
Factoid The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (Will and Kate) lived, studied, and fell in love in St Andrews.

About St Andrews

Rugged cliffs and ancient ruins serve as a romantic backdrop for St Andrews. The city bursts with history in its captivating castles, churches, and dungeon brimming with eerie folklore. Beyond its ruins, the town's coastline and streets full of Georgian stone houses create a paradise for photographers. The university town boasts a large student population and friendly locals always ready to chat. Compact and walkable, St Andrews has a low-key atmosphere with plenty of pubs and cafés to fill the evening hours. Golf aficionados consider St Andrews the birthplace of the sport and its course a rare experience worth booking.

Where is St Andrews

56.3397753, -2.7967214

What to do in St Andrews

  • Scottish golf: Tee-off at the Old Course, the ultimate in golf experiences, and see why it's known as the greatest golf course in the world.
  • St Andrews Cathedral Ruins: Climb the spiral stairs of the tower for a beautiful, slightly dizzying view of the city and its coast.
  • Ghost tour: Walk the medieval streets of St Andrews by night to unlock the city's ancient history and spooky stories.
  • West Sands Beach: Take a run along the sands showcased in the film Chariots of Fire or grill up some barbecue during a warm evening.
  • St Andrews Botanic Garden: Study butterflies up close in a tropical flight zone, explore the woodlands, or relax in the garden's traditional rock garden.



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