St Andrews and the Kingdom of Fife Sightseeing Tour from Edinburgh

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What To Expect

Take an exciting tour from St. Andrews, the fishing villages and Dunfermline Abbey, visiting remarkable places and unforgettable views in Edinburgh.

Specifications

Type:
Day Tours in Edinburgh
Departs From:
Edinburgh
Meeting Point:
Hotel pick-up
Duration:
9 hours
Availability:
Monday and Thursday at 9:00 AM
Product Code:
1342
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Description

From Edinburgh we head to South Queensferry and the Forth Bridges, giving is the chance to take a photo of two of the most remarkable bridges in the world: the Forth Rail Bridge, built in 1890, and it's much younger neighbor, the Forth Road Bridge.

Crossing the River Forth, our first stop is the magnificent Dunfermline Abbey, burial place of King Robert the Bruce. There will be a chance to photograph his gold ornate tomb and wander around the Abbey and grounds and see the results of the 'reformation' when churches were destroyed and desecrated, supposedly in the name of God.

Passing Carnegie Hall (where Andrew Carnegie, the world famous philanthropist, was born), we travel along the Fife coast and the charming little fishing villages of the 'East Neuk,' stopping in Anstruther, an old Herring stronghold, where you may take the opportunity to try "the best fish and chips in Scotland" or have a snack at the Fisheries Museum.

We then continue to St Andrews, home of golf, religion and of course St Andrews University. Spend up to 2 and a half hours in historic and beautiful setting - in good weather the beach feature in the movie 'Chariots of Fire' is particularly popular, as are the 16th Century tunnels under the Castle.

Golfers may want to visit the grave of Young Tom Morris, the Golf Museum, the Links Course putting green or just walk along Grannie Clark's Wynd, a public right-of-way, over the 1st and the 18th of the Old Course.

Itinerary / Activity Schedule

  • See the Forth Road and Rail Bridges

  • Drive through Dunfermline

  • 2 hours free time in St Andrews

Includes

  • *Pick-up from most downtown Edinburgh hotels and guest houses (drop off not guaranteed)

  • Guided tour with a fully trained and experienced driver/guide

Excludes

  • Entrance fees

  • Meals and drinks

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Children below 4 years old are not permitted on this tour.

  • This tour has 4 passenger minimum requirement and is subject to cancellation if this minimum is not met. In the unlikely event of such a cancellation, your choice of a refund, reschedule or alternative tour will be offered.

  • Tour buses are not wheelchair accessible.

  • *It is not always possible to pick up from the door of some of the city's hotels/guest houses. The coach would collect you at the nearest main road where it is safe to stop. We are unable to guarantee drops offs back at all the hotels. The driver can drop off at hotels and guest houses on return journey in towards the City Center.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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