A CULTURAL DELIGHT
St Andrews is one of Europe’s finest towns and is steeped with history, culture and learning. It is a stunning coastal resort and it is the world’s home of golf.
The town of St Andrews boasts one of the world’s greatest universities, founded in 1413 it’s the third oldest English speaking university and it enjoys an international reputation for the high standard of its teaching and research. International students descend on this university and its reputation has attracted individuals such as Prince William, Catherine Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge and Sir Chris Hoy to name but a few.
As well as its excellent reputation St Andrews is renowned for its culture and arts, it was awarded Scotland’s highest arts accolade for recognition of its array of festivals, events and community participation. The local community is rich with history and has chapels, monuments, cathedrals and castles- truly a paradise for any tourist.
A PICTURESQUE GETAWAY
It also is a haven for wildlife fanatics especially as it lies on the coast and boasts beautiful beaches, reservoirs and estuaries. These locations are popular with bird watchers and if you’re fortunate enough, you may get a glimpse of seals and other marine life.
St Andrews Botanic garden is a local treasure for all those who are lovers of horticulture.
Remarkably St Andrews boasts several museums including golf, university preservation and the fisheries museum.
With its cobbled streets and old buildings, the local shops in St Andrews are of a high quality with excellent choices and flair. As well as familiar high end retailers, the local town boasts small unique boutiques and a diverse selection of restaurants.
A GOLFER’S DREAM
If that’s not enough then how about Golf- St Andrews is famously known around the world as the home of golf. The local town hosts 11 top quality golf courses ranging from the Old course to the St Andrews links trust, the Dukes, Kittocks and Torrance and Kingsbarns to name but a few. Each club has a wonderful club house and other fantastic golfing amenities. All the courses are open throughout the year allowing all golfers to experience the various Scottish seasons and the challenging yet beautiful courses.
At Kinnettles Hotel, we have compiled an exciting range of golf packages for you to enjoy during your stay.