The Best of St. Andrews: Private Tour including St. Andrews CastlePrivate Tour

Explore the rich history of St. Andrews on this private guided walking tour and see the most popular landmarks including the famous St. Andrews Castle. 

Adults: 2 Children: 0

Things to know


2 hrs


Architecture, City Highlights, Culture, First Time Visitor, History

Private Tour:

You and our own professional guide. 100% exclusive

Transport Mode:

Walking tour: no transportation is included

What's included:

A friendly, professional English-speaking tour guide for your own private group, Plenty of time to take photos of your favourite places, Entrance tickets to St Andrews Castle

What's not included:

Hotel pick up and drop off, Food and drink, Gratuities, Additional Tickets
Meeting points: Your guide will meet you outside St Andrews Town Hall at Queen's Gardens, St Andrews KY16 9TA, United Kingdom

What makes this tour special

Discover the historic charm of St. Andrews on this private 2-hour walking tour and unveil the city's most iconic landmarks and hidden treasures including a guided visit to the St. Andrews Castle.  

On your private tour, you will:

Join us on a captivating walking tour of historic St. Andrews, where every step brings a new adventure. Start your journey with a friendly welcome from our expert guide, who will lead you through the heart of this ancient town, sharing its most fascinating stories.

Start your walk at St. Andrews Town Hall, a prime example of Victorian architecture and the cornerstone of the town’s civic life. Journey on to visit Blackfriars Chapel, a peaceful ruin that offers a window into medieval monastic life. As you pass through the West Port Gate, one of the city's oldest gateways, you'll feel the presence of past pilgrims and scholars.

Our tour continues to the famous Swilcan Bridge, a favourite spot for golf enthusiasts with its stunning views of the Old Course. (Top opportunity for that profile photo). Next, you’ll visit the Martyrs' Monument, a solemn tribute to those who gave their lives for their beliefs.

Explore the University of St. Andrews next, where you’ll visit the Quadrangle and St. Salvator's Chapel. It’s the heart of Scotland’s oldest university, filled with tales of academic excellence and tradition.

No tour is complete without a visit to the ruins of St. Andrews Cathedral. Once Scotland's largest church, its atmospheric ruins invite you to simply imagine the grand ceremonies that took place. Then, journey on to enjoy a 30-minute guided exploration of St. Andrews Castle. Wander through its walls and underground passages as our guide shares tales of power and conflict.

As your tour concludes at St. Andrews Castle, you can continue this adventure at your own pace. Explore the castle further, stroll through the charming streets, or take in the coastal views. Your time in St. Andrews promises unforgettable experiences.

Join us and discover the stories that make St. Andrews a place of endless fascination.

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QWill there be other people on the tour or is it just us?
AAll of our tours are 100% private and exclusive, which means that it will just be you, your group and your guide on the tour.

Your tour will be completely tailored to your needs and we will make sure to find a guide that best suits your group.
QAre entrance tickets and transport included in the cost of the tour?
AIn the ‘Things to Know’ section at the top of this page you will find details of whatever entrance tickets and transport are included in the tour. If you have any questions about this, then you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to <> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWhat is your cancellation policy?
AOn tours cancelled more than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are happy to offer our customers a full refund - minus a 5% credit card fee and the cost of any tickets that have been purchased.

For tours cancelled less than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are unfortunately unable to offer refunds. If you would like to reschedule a tour, this is usually possible if we are given enough notice, but we cannot guarantee the same guide.

Changes made to bookings may be subject to rebooking fees to cover the cost of tickets purchased, transport, guide rescheduling and administration.

To cancel or change your booking, please contact us at <> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWho do I contact if I have any questions about this tour or if I want to make changes to my tour?
AAt Travel Curious, we provide a free concierge service to help you plan your time abroad and they will be able to answer any questions you may have about this tour or any other tours. We are normally able to customise or personalise tours to suit your needs.

Please do get in touch by either using the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, sending an email to <> or calling 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QAm I able to book more than one tour?
AAbsolutely, you can book as many tours as you like! You can add them to your cart by clicking the ‘Book Now’ button or you can get in touch and we can put together an itinerary for you. To get in touch, you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to <> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).


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