St. Andrews

St. Andrews Travel Guide

Articles about St. Andrews

To put it into golf terms, the current economic climate is like a long, uphill par four into a stiff wind. Among the almost universally negative effects of the downturn, though, exists a blessing for golfers: Some notoriously hard-to-get-on course...
By Thomas Dunne
The Castle Course, St. Andrews, Scotland (Public) David McLay Kidd won the coveted design commission to build a seventh course at St. Andrews and was soon beset by fears that the links he produced would bore people. “I hammered that point into my...
By Scott Macpherson
My first visit to St. Andrews was in 1988. It lasted all of two hours, and it took me a decade to return. When I finally did, in August of 1998, the first thing I did was walk down to the Old Course. After soaking up the afternoon ambience, I cont...

Hotels in St. Andrews

Contemporary resort with spacious rooms and a top-notch spa, set above the North Sea; the only hotel on the revered 600-year-old Old Course at St. Andrews.

Restaurants in St. Andrews

Lunch on roasted breast of pheasant and Ayrshire bacon.

Things to do in St. Andrews

Check out the first hole, where a public path crosses the famous fairway where golf was born.