We take our time to make the very best of your time with us. Little roads and flexible journeys to get you away from the well worn paths with a rolling tale of the tour including some singing and the possibility of meeting local people. A very comfortable and quiet vehicle with excellent access. Guides are experienced, careful drivers who know their home and love to share it with you.
Famed across the globe as the Home of Golf, St. Andrews has more than just links to offer. Discover its history and lesser-known aspects of the beautiful game when you join these golf-oriented heritage tours, led by local author and historian Richard Falconer. Visit the Links, the Golf Inn, and the ruins of St. Andrews Cathedral, last resting place of over 100 noted golfers; discover the castle’s gory history and Scotland’s oldest university too.
These are 'bucket list' award-winning tours with Richard Falconer, author, historian, guide and 1980s Pro A1 Old Course Caddie.
Aimed primarily at those with a more in-depth interest in golf, you will learn about the origins and the development of both the game and the Old Course through a timeline spanning the 18th to 20th century, plus the Open and Dunhill history and a photo shoot on the iconic Swilkan Bridge (excludes tournament days).
Gain recommendations for a few more bucket list things to do here, and hear memorable Road Hole moments before rounding off your tour by the Old Course Jigger Inn.
April to September: 10am, 12 noon, 2pm, 4pm*
October to March: 10 am, 12 noon, 2pm*
(Sundays throughout the year - Walk on the Old Course fairway - excludes championship/tournament days)
*Check booking calendar for availability
Tours endorsed by famed Golf historian David Joy.
Learn more about St. Andrews than is possible wandering around alone by booking this guided walking tour. In a small group, your guide will bring the town to life as you take a leisurely stroll to such attractions as St Andrews' Cathedral, St Andrews' Castle, the Old Course, the University of St. Andrews and hidden gems that most visitors miss.
Explore St Andrews the way you want to, spend quality time with a local and get a real taste for our beautiful town. With flexible meeting and end points, and a dedicated local guide, maximise your time in St Andrews on a private tour.
A quaint town beaming with locals, students from all over the world and even royalty, St Andrew’s is charming, whichever way you look! From the international home of golf, to the world’s third oldest university, with one of the most beautiful shorelines on the east coast, there’s something for everyone in this idyllic town.
Join us on a 1.5 hour leisurely stroll around the main sights of the town with an expert, local guide and learn things you wouldn't learn visiting yourself. Discover St Andrews as you walk in the footsteps of golfing legends, royals, heretics who were burned at the stake, famous cats and those who live in St Andrews today
Set in the fertile lowland valley of Strathmore, Glamis Castle is the legendary setting of Shakespeare’s Macbeth and the ancestral home of Scottish earls. This private tour provides easy transportation from St. Andrews and allows you to visit Glamis Castle along with the Royal Angus countryside, the City of Dundee, and other nearby points of interest. Your guide navigates and drives, making this an ideal introduction for first-time visitors.
Combine the convenience of a guided tour with the flexibility of independent exploration. This audio tour lets you explore St. Andrews, and learn about its unique history, at your own pace, starting and stopping whenever you choose.
While St. Andrews is famous for being the birthplace of golf, follow your historian guide Richard Falconer to see what else this historic town has in store. Explore the dark history of St Andrews, and learn about its famous guests over the years including Mary Queen of Scots. Learn about how the town and university were looking for the lost treasure of the famous cathedral for 50 years.
St Andrews; the home of golf. What better way to discover St Andrews golf legacy and the Old Course than with a local expert! With flexible meeting and end points, and a dedicated local guide, maximise your time in St Andrews on a private tour.
Do something different and discover the controversies and quirks of golf, as well as a local insight into the politics of golf in the town. Get the insider scoop to the Royal and Ancient politics from a local outsider - without the bias.
From the origins of the sport, and spending time on the 1st, 17th & 18th fairways, finish off with a photo on the famous Swilken Bridge, discover our incredible legacy with your local guide. You'll also see where some of the most famous shots in golf history took place (The Sands of Nakajima, Eisenhower on the Old Course etc.).
Royal and Ancient Club
Royal and Ancient Golf Museum
1st Tee & Fairway
…and many more hidden gems!
A castle, a cathedral, and the oldest university in Scotland - St Andrews is home to iconic stories that have shaped Scotland's past and present, but this tour isn't for the lighthearted.
From wild rabbits overtaking the Old Course to a mysterious poisonous sausage massacre and even the plague, St Andrews is steeped in dark, mystic history. Walk in the footsteps of gangsters, murderers, and marytrs.
The Rabbit War
Al Capone's link to St Andrews
The ghost of Tom Morris
The sausage massacre
…& much more!
Visit three whisky distilleries in one day without the hassle of designating a driver or navigating public transport. This private tour is exclusively for your party so you'll enjoy a personalized experience as your guide drives you to award-winning distilleries—Strathisla, GlenAllachie, and Glenlivet—where you will enjoy tastings and insights into the world of Scotch.
The Speyside region of north-eastern Scotland is renowned for its single malt whiskies, which are sold all around the world. On this private tour, immerse yourself in Scotland’s whisky-making history and heritage as you visit three Speyside distilleries in one day. Visit distilleries such as Macallan, Glenfarclas, Glenfiddich, or Aberlour; learn about the whisky-making process on a guided tour; and sample a selection of different whiskies.
Choose your own adventure on this private whisky tour of the Highlands. A must for any whisky fan, work with your tour guide to create your ideal tour, taking in some of your favorite distilleries, or discover something new. Talk with distillers and your knowledgeable guide about the history of Scotland’s most famous export, and learn all there is to know about the history of whisky making.
If you’re flying into Edinburgh Airport on route to St. Andrews, streamline your arrival with this luxe private transfer to Scotland’s historical golf city. Rather than negotiate cab lines or public transport, meet your driver in the arrivals hall, and relax into an air-conditioned Mercedes minivan as you’re ferried direct to your St. Andrews hotel. Transfers are available 24 hours a day, and can accommodate up to six passengers.
Fall in love with the city of St Andrews on this walking tour of all the most scenic places and notable locations in the area. Learn about the turbulent history of St Andrews as you visit the cathedral and the historic St Andrews University, and discover little-known facts about the city as you walk along the cobbled streets. Hear stories about local pubs, homes and churches, and discover its hidden gems—and gain recommendations for places to eat, drink and visit once the tour is over.
This private tour allows you to indulge your love of whisky while traveling through some of Scotland's most spectacular landscapes. You'll visit four different whisky distilleries (your choice out of a possible eight) where you will enjoy expert-led tastings, which typically include three whiskies at each stop. Ideal for whisky lovers.
Scotland is home to so many fine whisky distilleries that those of the capital are often overlooked. This guided tour allows you to sample the best of what Edinburgh's whisky distilleries have to offer by visiting two single malt distilleries, as well as the private Scotch Malt Whisky Society. You’ll learn about the origins of whisky, the local history, have great tasting experiences, and soak up Edinburgh’s beautiful sights during the tour.
Dive into the history and culture of Scotland when you book this tour from St. Andrews to East Neuk and Stirling Castle. Alongside a private guide, visit several fishing villages including Anstruther, Crail, Pittenweem, and Elie for a tour of their charming streets. The highlight of the tour is Stirling Castle, the ancient capital of Scotland, where you have plenty of time to explore.
The charming winding lanes of the strip of small fishing villages that make up the East Neuk of Fife cannot be explored by big tour bus. This private guided tour, however, takes you to all points of interest. In the company of just your travel companions (up to eight) and a guide, journey between the villages of Crail, Anstruther, Pittenween, St. Monans, and Elie; through rich agricultural landscapes, along small roads, and off the beaten track to absorb the magical charm of the area.
Skip the public transport and take an executive transfer for your journey from St. Andrews to Edinburgh. This door-to-door service includes pickup from your destination of choice in St. Andrews and provides a swift transfer to any location in Edinburgh aboard a luxury vehicle. This is the most personalized way to get to your destination without breaking the bank.
Learn all about the ancient city of St Andrews along with golf history with a historian guide. As well as being the birthplace of golf, St Andrews has a world-famous university and cathedral, visited by monarchs and royalty for hundreds of years. Hear about the Pictish kings and clans who once lived here, and the Scottish royals who called this place their home. See gothic architecture side by side with humble fisherman’s cottages, and explore side streets and hidden closes you wouldn’t find on your own.
Take a break from sightseeing and enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience in the heart of historic St. Andrews. This hands-on experience first introduces you to the history of local watch manufacturing before you build your own timepiece. With a selection of faces and straps, available in metals, leathers, cashmere, wool, and authentic Harris Tweed, you can fully personalize your creation.
Please choose one of the two options provided:
ONE-WAY transfer or RETURN TRANSFER (TWO WAYS).
Return transfer can be on the same day or a different date can be arranged at your request.
St Andrews to Glasgow Executive Transfer Service sets itself apart from standard taxi services by offering a premium, personalized travel experience. Our fleet of Mercedes-Benz vehicles ensures that you travel in style and comfort, while our customizable itineraries allow us to accommodate your unique preferences and requirements. Our competitive pricing makes this exceptional service accessible for a wide range of travelers. With the convenience of an easy online booking system, a full refund policy for cancellations made more than 24 hours before the pickup time, and our commitment to customer satisfaction, this executive transfer service is truly a unique and unbeatable way to travel between St Andrews and Glasgow or any other location in Scotland.
This private photography tour is great for individuals, couples, or groups who want to document their time at St. Andrews in pictures. Your guide will take you on a two-hour walking tour where you’ll visit historic spots in town, where you can have some memorable photos taken of you, and you can take some yourself.