St Andrews History Tours
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St Andrews history tours are unique walking tours exploring the historic quarters of St Andrews with local historian and guide Richard Falconer.

St Andrews History Tours
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St Andrews History Tours

Spanning six decades of research by Richard, these tours showcase over 2000 years of St Andrews remarkable history. On this tour you will hear about the unusual, the surprising and the intriguing, alongside exclusive previously forgotten historical detail you will not find elsewhere.

You will visit:

    • St Marys College (university)
    • St Johns House
    • The Pends
    • Harbour
    • Cathedral
    • Palace (Castle)
    • St Salvators College (university)


Although St Andrews is known as the Home of Golf, golf does not feature on these tours unless requested. If you are interested in golf you will find details of our two golf featured tours here.

Welcome to St Andrews and welcome to St Andrews Tours. I look forward to seeing you on a St Andrews history tour!

Richard Falconer

When we operate

12 noon, 2pm 4pm, 5:30pm*
7 days a week, right through the year
*Check booking calendar for availability

Each tour approx 1hr 30mins

Adults £14 | Child (age 5-15) £12 | Child (age 2-5 free)
Not suitable for under 2 years.

Private tours and group discount for 11+ persons:
Email with details

Meeting point: Outside the Bothy Restaurant, Church Square, behind Holy Trinity Church, St Andrews KY16 9NN

Tours finish beside the Central Bar, Market Street, KY16 9NU

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