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Board your bus in central Edinburgh in the morning, then begin your full-day tour as you head across the Forth Rail Bridge into the Kingdom of Fife.

Along the way, pause to enjoy sweeping views over the Firth of Forth.Pass traditional Fife fishing and mining villages including St. Monans and Pittenweem, and stop in pretty Anstruther to explore the coastal town on foot. In the nearby village of Crail, gain insight into the role fishing plays in the local community.

In historic St. Andrews, enjoy lunch (own expense) and around three hours of free time to explore at your leisure. Stroll along medieval streets to the charming harbor, take in the sea air on a beach walk, and visit the castle or cathedral ruins.

En route back to Edinburgh, drive through the Lomond Hills and past natural attractions such as Loch Leven, then over the UNESCO-listed Forth Bridge. Your tour ends at your original departure point in central Edinburgh.

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St Andrews Cathedral
St Andrews Castle
Forth Bridge
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St. Andrews, lying in a far corner of eastern Scotland, beckons with beautiful coastline and medieval history. On this full-day sightseeing tour from Edinburgh, take the scenic route to St. Andrews through traditional Fife towns including Anstruther, Pittenweem, and St. Monans. Travel in comfort by air-conditioned bus from central Edinburgh with your guide and enjoy beautiful views over coastal Scotland—with free time to explore at your leisure.
  • Take the coastal route through St. Monans and Pittenweem with your guide
  • Enjoy free time to explore Anstruther and St. Andrews at your own pace
  • Capture lovely views across the Firth of Forth from the Forth Bridge
  • Convenient round-trip travel by air-conditioned bus from central Edinburgh
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent small group tour from Edinburgh

I took the St Andrews day tour with Timberbush yesterday and had a great day out, managed to see a lot of the Fife area and had a good 3 hours spare time in St Andrews to explore the town and its history. Davy Wilson...More

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Timberbush_Tours, Digital Marketing Executive at Timberbush Tours Edinburgh - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello richmarkturner, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and thanks for trying multiple tours with us! We're delighted that you enjoyed the St Andrews tour with Davy and appreciated his style of guiding and commentary as well as your tour through...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Old St Andrews Tour, Amazing

The visit to Old St Andrews Golf Course and the Fishing Villages of Fife were amazing. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and very efficient. I would definitely take a tour with Rabbie Tours again.

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Reviewed 7 August 2018
Relaxed tour with great guide

The tour gives you the opportunity to explore the picturesque town of St. Andrews and to admire smaller villages along the coastline. The guide, though not Scottish and thus easier to understand ;), was fantastic, giving us a lot of interesting information and comments in...More

Thank Ewa G
Timberbush_Tours, Manager at Timberbush Tours Edinburgh - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback for your tour from Edinburgh. It's fantastic to hear you enjoyed exploring St Andrews and the East Coast of Scotland with us - I hope you managed to capture some great photos! I...More

Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile
Family golf dream, The British Open

Loved our trip with Marty as an extraordinary driver and guide dishing out a good amount of humor and an abundance of history as we traveled to St. Andrew and The Fishing Villages of Fife. Happily we recommend Timberbush Tours for future travelers.

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Timberbush_Tours, Digital Marketing Executive at Timberbush Tours Edinburgh - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Hi Lorraine, We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your trip to St Andrews with Marty and appreciated his humour and historical anecdotes Thank you so much for taking the time to provide some feedback and thank you for recommending us! Kind regards, Ruairi

Reviewed 18 July 2018
Excellent guide, enjoyable free time

Dom was friendly, educated and articulate. He shared many tidbits of Scotland's history without talking too much. He was easy to understand, and he made the day very pleasant. We enjoyed our free time in St. Andrews, and also the stops in Elie, Antstruther and...More

Thank Catherine K
Timberbush_Tours, Digital Marketing Executive at Timberbush Tours Edinburgh - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Hi Catherine, Thank you for your review and recommendation! It's fantastic to hear that you had a fun time exploring St Andrews and the fishing villages of Fife with Dom and enjoyed his style of commentary. We'll be sure to pass on your feedback to...More

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