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Day Tour From Edinburgh to St Andrews & Fishing Villages of Fife

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Explore Scotland's heritage with a full-day guided tour from Edinburgh to the ancient golf course at St. Andrews and the traditional fishing villages of Fife.


  • History buffs, we heard you! So, gear up to uncover Scottish fishing villages and the birthplace of golf on this full-day guided tour with transfers.

  • Every stop tells a tale and so does your guide! Whether it's the oldest university and the cathedral in St. Andrews or the fishing centers in Anstruther, we will get right into it!

  • Learn about the legendary Loch Leven, a nature reserve that is home to countless species of wildlife and is also a place where Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned.

  • If you've seen the Outlander series, then your drive from Lomond Hills to Falkland is going to amuse you as the village was used as the setting for 1960s Inverness.

  • Fun fact: The iconic Forth Bridge at South Queensferry is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and was the world's first major steel structure here.


  • Full-day tour from Edinburgh to St. Andrews & Fishing villages of Fife

  • English-speaking driver/guide

  • Round trip AC transfers

  • Digital translations in French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Russian and Chinese (Mandarin)


  • Entrance to attractions

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Explore Scotland's heartbeat

Swap the cityscape of Edinburgh for a day-long adventure into Scotland's rich heritage. Board a modern, air-conditioned coach, complete with digital translations and an expert driver-guide, ready to whisk you away to the captivating 'Kingdom of Fife'.

Something fishy!

Visit the home of the Scottish Fisheries Museum in Anstruther and travel through other villages like Pittenweem, Crail, and St. Monans which were once booming fisheries.

Journey through time and tradition

Our first stop, the maritime town of Anstruther, gives you an insight into Scotland's seafaring past at the Scottish Fisheries Museum. Stroll through the ancient stones of St. Andrews, known worldwide as the 'Home of Golf'. Take your time to soak up the ambiance of the oldest university in Scotland and catch golf enthusiasts practicing their swing on the famous Old Course.

Historical highlights and dramatic scenery

Journey on to Loch Leven, famous for its royal prisoner, Mary Queen of Scots. Then, we'll whisk you off to the charming coastal village of South Queensferry. Here, you'll be privy to fantastic views of the iconic Forth Bridge and the tranquil coastline. This well-paced tour offers a rich slice of Scotland, teeming with historical intrigue, stunning landscapes, and a glimpse into traditional Scottish life.

What to bring

  • Bring along comfortable shoes, warm/waterproof clothing, or a hat during summer.

What's not allowed

  • Safety is a priority so this experience is restricted to guests under the age of 4 years.


  • This experience has restricted accessibility for wheelchair users and people with reduced mobility.

Additional information

  • Children aged between 4-16 years are eligible for the concessionary rate.

  • Digital translations are available in French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Russian and Chinese (Mandarin).

  • There is currently a shortage of taxis and private hire cabs in Edinburgh, it is strongly recommended that you allow for more time to reach the departure point in the morning and look into public transport options as a backup.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

Meeting point

  • Meet your guide at The Ensign Ewart.

  • Address: 521-523 Lawnmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2PE, United Kingdom.

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