St Andrews is the ultimate family location. With its breath-taking coastal views and its historic landmarks, St Andrews could easily be considered one of the most beautiful destinations to visit in Scotland. Whilst you may think of things to do in St Andrews and automatically see Golf, when you include its beauty and all the attractions it has to offer, it is definitely a perfect family location to entertain and treat the kids.
Whilst you could surely stroll through St Andrews, take a trip to the past and visit St Andrews Cathedral and let the kids explore and quiz you on the history, there are a number of fun-filled day outs and things to do in St Andrews to choose from. Turn the kids into Pirate’s for the day, let them explore and navigate their way through the town with The St Andrews Self Guided Treasure Trail. This adventure provides everything the family days for a fun, adventurous day out. Pick up a map and follow the clues that will lead you on a scenic tour of the town as you hunt for the forbidden treasure.
Under the Sea
For the adventurers among the kids, St Andrews Aquarium is the ideal family attraction that will entertain both the kids and the adults. Nestled in the historical town’s north facing cliffs, enter into this deep sea world with stunning views of the famous sandy beach and St Andrew’s Bay. Take a trip into this underwater world and come face to face with some of the most fascinating fish in the watery world. From sharks, seahorses and piranhas, this adventure will definitely top the list of things to do in St Andrews and keep the kids occupied for hours.
Step Back in time in the Bunker
One of the most hidden treats tucked away in St Andrews of things to do is Scotland’s Secret Nuclear Bunker. Perfectly within this historical, beautiful old town is a trip back in time. Take the kids into this Cold War nuclear command centre. The size of over two football pitches, this was used by up to 300 people a day in the Cold War. Let the kids try out the sinister war telephone and discover the twilight world of the Government Cold War.
Head home to Luxurious Elderburn
With all the things to do in St Andrews having so much to entertain and thrill the kids, it seems the perfect getaway. When the kids are exhausted, and the fun factor has reached new levels, retreat to your own, individual, private getaway at Elderburn Luxury Lodges. Our lodges are perfect for the quiet family getaway, or a treat for the whole extended family for a fun filled weekend of adventure. Create your own, personal holiday, and make it one to remember. With the beautiful views, trails and activities, Elderburn is definitely the luxury St Andrews getaway you need.