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Barbarafield Horse Riding School

Hacking and lessons on over 300 acres of farmland, available for complete beginners or the most experienced riders.

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Blown-Away Beach Adventures

Enjoy all of the activities West Sands Beach has to offer. Choose between Land Yachting, kayaking and stand-up paddle boarding. 

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Man on bike outside the Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa in St Andrews
Cycling

Explore St Andrews and the surrounding area easily with one of our mountain bikes.

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Distillery Tours

We have gin and whisky distilleries right on our doorstep where you can gain a deeper understanding of the blending process and sample some of the products.

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Elite Falconry

From hawks to eagles, and vultures to owls, experience these birds of prey in all their glory.

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Flying a kite on West Sands Beach St Andrews
Fly a Kite

Take advantage of the sea breeze on West Sands Beach and fly a kite. A great activity for all ages.

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Knockhill Racing

Knockhill is the main motor racing track in Dunfermline, Scotland and is famous for hosting major racing events, including British Touring Cars, British Superbikes and The Scottish Motorshow.

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Teasses Estate Hunting & Fishing

Enjoy an authentic Scottish sporting experience at a local country estate in Fife. Seasonal shoots including pheasants, partridge and ducks are  organised by the Head Gamekeepers. Equipment can all be hired. 

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The Scottish Clay Shooting Centre

Situated at Leuchars, near St Andrews, the SCSC offers exceptional clay shooting facilities in traditional grounds.

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St Andrews ruins
Walking Tour St Andrews

Whether this is your first time in St Andrews or you are a frequent visitor there is always something new to see in the historic town of St Andrews. Join one of these informal and friendly tours to explore the area and listen to its stories.

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Pottery on a shelf
Crail Pottery

Visit the pottery, see the workshops, browse in the showroom and relax under the fruit trees in the secluded yard.

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East Neuk Coast

The East Neuk is home to ancient castles, museums, nature trails and spectacular shoreline walks.

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Crate of vegetables from a farmers market
Farmers' Market

Fife Farmers' Market is held in Market Street, St Andrews on the first Saturday of every month. 

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St Andrews castle and beach on a sunny day
Fife Walks

Explore Fife and take in the fresh air along the coastal, city and woodland walks.

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Lantern in the dark
St Andrews Ghost Tours

Whether you’re interested in the paranormal, the history, the sights of St Andrews, or all of the above, this is a great way for any looking to explore and find out more about this unique part of the world.

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St Andrews golf museum
Museums

Museums are a great day out and St Andrews has quite a few for you to choose from.

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Putting on The Himalayas

Great fun for adults and children alike, the Himalayas is only a short walk from the hotel and is right next to the Old Course.

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Scotlands Secret Bunker
Secret Bunker

Underground Cold War bunker museum housing BBC studio and switchboard room, with 2 cinemas and cafe.

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Seal at St Andrews Aquarium
St Andrews Aquarium

Step through the doors of St Andrews Aquarium and be transported into an underwater world of adventure and discovery. 

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St Rule's Tower at St Andrews Cathedral
St Andrew Castle and Cathedrel Cathedral

Explore the history of St Andrews and take in the ruins of the Cathedral and Castle.

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