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private tours

We offer a range of private tours around St Andrews to suit all interests. You can book a private tour online with us today for up to 20 people. If you have a bigger group, or an idea for a different private tour? We can sort anything for you, email us here.

only £85

(up to 6 people then just £15pp)

town tour

Join your local guide on a 1.5 hour stroll around the main sights of St Andrews and discover things you wouldn't see visiting yourself. Explore St Andrews as you walk in the footsteps of golfing legends, royals, heretics who were burned at the stake, famous cats and those who live in St Andrews today! Your local guide will bring St Andrews to life.

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old course & golf tour

St Andrews; the home of golf. What better way to discover St Andrews golf legacy and the Old Course than with a local expert! Do something different and discover the controversies and quirks of golf, as well as a local insight into the politics of golf in the town. From the origins of the sport, and spending time on the 1st, 17th & 18th fairways, finish off with a photo on the famous Swilken Bridge.

Special add-on for 2023/2024: a visit & photo op to the Claret Jug.


town tour for future students

Are you or your loved one joining St Andrews University? Or are you considering St Andrews as an option for study? Join a locally-guided private walking tour with a current student/recent graduate around St Andrews town and university. The guide will show you some of the best local spots for students and answer any queries you have about living/being a student in the town. Gain an insider's view to St Andrews before you start studying here.


science tour

Discover the scientists, breakthroughs and little known discoveries of St Andrews on a brand new St Andrews Science Tour for novices and experts alike! Join your expert local guide on a 1.5 hour walk around historic St Andrews, exploring its links to scientific discoveries and breakthroughs. From the original home of time (move over GMT!), to the creation of the kaleidoscope and even some of the earliest developments of photography, St Andrews has seen it all!


dark side tour

St Andrews is very pretty but it has a dark past. Originally run as a special Halloween weekend event, we're excited to offer this tour as a private tour. From wild rabbits overtaking the Old Course to a mysterious poisonous sausage massacre and even the plague, St Andrews is steeped in dark, mystic history. Walk in the footsteps of gangsters, murderers, and marytrs on this private tour.

Private Tour Info

You can book a private tour and pay through our website here. You can choose your own start time for the tour through the booking form.

If you wish to choose a different starting point (such as your hotel), please email us and we can arrange this for you. If you wish to add lunch/food, we can arrange this for you as well via email.

For larger private tours, please email us.

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