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West Sands, St. Andrews

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Used in the openings scene of the Oscar-winning film "Chariots of Fire," West Sands stretches for 3 km (2 mi), just moments away from one of the world's most famous golf courses. Popular with kite surfers, the beach is also an ideal place for bird-watching. Make West Sands part of your personalized St. Andrews itinerary using our St. Andrews vacation route planner.
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  • This is a nice clean beach with miles of sand to play with or walk on with you dog. In the summer there is a cafe selling basic snack food.  more »
  • Went there again for a wee walk along the sands that bring us back to so many happy memories. And not only the beach but the toon itself was absolutely amazing (and hoochin wi folk o all persuasions) ...  more »
  • Great beach for walking the dog's, taking the kids or just a stroll. Has blown away adventure sports at the end and used to have a small park in the middle but was taken away without a replacement.  more »