Historic attractions near St Andrews

Explore Fife’s historic sites and attractions during your stay with us at Elderburn Lodges. Based near the town of St Andrews, we are surrounded by history. From the oldest golf course in the world to one of the oldest universities. Explore the medieval ruins of St Andrews Castle and Cathedral, learn about the town’s heritage in St Andrews Museum, and discover the nearby ancient site of Dunino Den. There is so much for history enthusiasts to uncover in St Andrews and beyond!

St Andrews historic town

Staying at Elderburn Lodges, you are just a 10-minute drive from the Fife town of St Andrews. The settlement dates back to the Stone Age and has a rich and fascinating past. You’ll find many historic attractions and landmarks in St Andrews, such as St Andrews Castle, St Andrews Cathedral, Holy Trinity Church and Blackfriars Chapel. Known as the home of golf, the Old Course on St Andrews Links is the place where the game originated, some 600 years ago! And Dunino Den is an ancient site just outside of St Andrews, a place surrounded by myth and legend.

Historic places to visit in Fife

Based here in Fife, there are plenty of great places to visit for the day. Discover the history of local towns and villages such as Kingsbarns, Anstruther, Crail, St Monans and Pittenweem. Each with its own stories, traditions and attractions. Embark on a road trip along the Fife coast and explore these beautiful fishing villages. Or join a coach tour with a professional guide and learn from a local expert.

Exploring the history of St Andrews

At Elderburn Lodges, you’ll be perfectly placed to experience the history and culture of this beautiful part of Scotland. Speak to us when booking one of our luxury self catering lodges in Scotland for further information or call us on 07840 801114.

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