St Andrews Golf History Tours

St Andrews Golf History Tours are guided walking tours around the historic quarters of St Andrews.

“An ideal accompaniment to your golfing itinerary”

These golf orientated tours showcase the history of the game through its development in St Andrews, alongside the extraordinary and inseparable history of St Andrews.

St Andrews has always been instrumental in shaping the game of golf we know and love today. Indeed, golf has run through the veins of St Andrews for over 600 years.

Spend time exploring over 1000 years of St Andrews remarkable history.

5 star award St Andrews Tours

Welcome to the Home of Golf!

On the St Andrews Golf History Tour you will visit iconic golfing and historic locations around St Andrews. You will see and hear about sites frequented by golfing legends and notoriety, including some quirks along the way.

Points of interest include the Old Course,  dwellings of the Tom Morris family, St Andrews historic University, Archbishops Palace and the Cathedral ruins – the resting place of 124 golfers including Open Champions. 

Welcome to St Andrews!

St Andrews golf history tour

12 noon  &  2pm

7 days a week
right throughout the year *
check booking calendar for any exclusions

Each tour approx 1hr 45mins
Distance approx 1.8 miles (2.9km)

Private tours available,
subject to availability





St Andrews Tours

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All tours pre-booking only – no walk ups


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Meeting Point
Outside the Russell Hotel,
corner of the Scores and Murray Park.
Only a 3 iron from the Old Course!

It can get cold during the day, even through the summer, so dress appropriately

Tour size
From 1 person to approx 50 persons
(generally private tours)

Avg group size 10

Suitable for all ages
Adult age 16+, Child age 5-15, under 5s go free, but please bear in mind, the younger the child the more distracted they can become

wheelchair/mobility scooter friendly
but be aware there are inclines, and the distance is approx 1.8 miles

No dogs allowed on the tours barring registered guide dogs

Daily St Andrews walking tours

There is something for everyone in St Andrews. Alongside St Andrews Golf History Tours, we also run these great daily St Andrews walking tours for those in your party who may not be as golf orientated.

St Andrews Ghost Tours

A showcase of people’s experiences with a backdrop of St Andrews history. These popular award-winning tours are educational, unique, factual, and uniquely, have no contrivance, sensationalism or ‘jumper ooters’!

St Andrews History Tours

Showcasing 1000 years of St Andrews remarkable history, these informative tours explore the historic quarters and include forgotten historical detail.