Students and non-students are welcome to join Student Tours in Scotland.
St Andrews, Kelpies and Queensferry Day Tour

About the Tour

Enjoy a day in St Andrews, one of Scotland's most finest towns on the east coast of Scotland. Worldwide, it is known as the 'Home of Golf', with its Old Course, arguably the most famous golf course in the world. The beautiful town also boasts Scotland's oldest University, the University of St Andrews, where as you may know Prince William and his wife Kate both studied. There is just so much to see in this elegant and charming town where you will enjoy visiting the romantic St Andrews Castle, the impressive Cathedral, British Golf Museum, the beautiful sandy beach in St Andrews, art museums, Botanic Gardens and North Point Cafe (where Kate and William used to meet), etc... This day trip also includes visiting Queensferry to see Scotland's iconic Forth Rail Bridge, featured on the reverse of £20 Scottish note, and Forth Road Bridge. We will also make a short stop at 'The Kelpies', the magnificent 30 meter high horse head sculptures by Andy Scott. Don't miss out on this delightful trip!

 

Tour Highlights

 

  • St Andrews

  • Queensferry

  • St Andrews Castle

  • St Rules Tower

  • St Andrews Cathedral (the largest in Scotland)

  • St Andrews University

  • 600 Years Old Golf Course

  • Sandy Beach of St Andrews

  • North Point Cafe (where Kare and Will used to meet for coffee)

  • Botanic Gardens

  • Museums, Galleries, etc...

  • Forth Bridge

  • Queensferry Bridge

  • Firth of Forth

  • The Kelpies

Interesting Facts

 

  • Prince William and Kate Middleton both were studying history of art in St Andrews University.

  • The famous opening sequence of Chariots of Fire was shot in the beautiful St Andrews's Beach.

  • The World famous Forth Bridge is featured on the reverse of £20 issued by Bank of Scotland. It is also filmed in "The 39 Steps".

  • The Kelpies are impressive magnificent 30 meter high horse head sculptures in Falkirk.

 

Inclusion

 

  • Return Journey

  • Map and Itinerary

  • Free time for sights, shops & attractions

  • Visiting St Andrews, Queensferry and The Kelpies 

 

Lunch

 

  • You will have plenty of time in St Andrews to have lunch in bars and restaurants or you can have your own packed lunch.

 

 

Contact Us 

Tickets are limited. First come, First served
Pick Up & Drop Off Points

We offer 3 Pick Up & Drop Off Points:

  • 08:40 Glasgow University, West End 

  • 08:20 Strathclyde University, City Centre

  • 08:00 UWS Paisley

Departure

08:45am

Main Gate of Glasgow University