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St Andrews Links, St. Andrews

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Perfect your golf swing at St Andrews Links, one of the oldest golf courses in the world. Consisting of seven public golf courses, it holds the title for the largest public golfing complex in Europe. Play a game on the historical old course, or visit the golf museum to learn more about the history of the sport. Stop to have lunch or a warm drink at the Castle Course Clubhouse, which boasts views of the St. Andrews bay. Be sure to make reservations in advance online, as spots tend to fill up quickly. Using our custom trip planner, St. Andrews attractions like St Andrews Links can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Overall a great week - one major issue is getting on the old course. Went in the ballot 5 times and did not get a tee time - went and lined up at 3.30 and still did not get on the course. I would sugg...  more »
  • It was a. It windy when we arrived but still dry, this is a relatively clean beach and well worth a walk. Wished I'd brought some food and had a picnic  more »
  • Any golf fan would recognize the birthplace of golf. Amazingly, the 18th hole and the 1st tee are very accessible to the public right off of public roads. Also a gift shop with souvenirs. It was a bea...  more »
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less expensive lodging and luxury rental apartments are located around the town center and the university buildings. Be sure to book accommodations overlooking the sea and St. Andrew Cathedral ruins early, because they fill up fast during the good weather months. Rental properties in the town center on narrow streets, such as Market Street, are within walking distance of the main architectural and cultural attractions. Save money by renting a room farther west of the town center. These are residential neighborhoods that are well-connected to the town center but offer quiet nights and inexpensive nightly rates.
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