ST ANDREWS Walking TOURS

Five award-winning St Andrews tours, 7 days a week: St Andrews Old Course tour, town & golf tour, history tour, sightseeing tour, ghost tour.

Tours spanning 6 decades of research by your guide and author Richard Falconer. His insightful and educational tours showcase St Andrews through specific themes catering for all tastes.

St Andrews Old Course History Tour. St Andrews Golf Oriented history Tours.

Private tours available am/pm for all St Andrews  tours email

St Andrews History Tours, St Andrews Sightseeing Tours and St Andrews Ghost Tours.

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Initial booking of each tour is a minimum of 2 persons




Updated 14 January 2023

Participants must have a good command of English.

Do not attempt to come on St Andrews walking tours with a cold, especially a persistent cough or sneezing bouts, you may be off the tour.

Tours not suitable for those with walking difficulties (walking slowly)

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St Andrews Tours have something for everyone.

With 5 award-winning St Andrews tours to choose from, each tour features aspects of St Andrews history tailored to your interests.

St Andrews Tours

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Old Course Tours 2023

(Limited time offer)

Bucket list award-winning St Andrews Old Course walking tours with Richard Falconer, author, historian, guide and 1980s Pro A1 Old Course Caddie.

Tours endorsed by global Golf Historian, artist and St Andrews legend David Joy.

Learn about the development of both golf and the St Andrews Old Course, focusing on the 18th to 20th century, along with adjoining Old Course landmarks, the Open, the Dunhill Championship, early golf pioneers and much more…

St Andrews Old Course History Tour

Tours all year round, 7 days a week

April – September
10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm, 5:30pm*

October – March
12pm, 2pm, 4pm*

* Subject to availability

AM/PM Private Tours Available

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St Andrews Golf Oriented History Tours

Historic Town and iconic Old Course

Golf and St Andrews are inseparable, so St Andrews Golf Oriented History Tours with Richard are a mix of both the town and the Old Course.

With something for everyone in your group, these are best-of-both-worlds tours.

Set amid the backdrop of historic St Andrews you will visit sites frequented by golfing legends and notoriety, from the Old Course to the Cathedral. Tours include the University and Palace with historical quirks plus easily missed sites of golfing interest and historical importance along the way.

Tours endorsed by global Golf Historian and legend David Joy…

St Andrews Golf Oriented History Tours

Grave of Tom Morris

All year round, 7 days a week

April – September
10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm*

October – March
12pm, 2pm

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

All Tickets £16

AM/PM Private Tours Available

Further details on the website: standrewsgolfhistorytours.com

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St Andrews History Tours

Showcasing 2000 years of St Andrews remarkable history, these informative tours explore the historic quarters and include forgotten historical detail.

Spanning 6 decades of research by your guide and author Richard Falconer, learn about the unusual, the surprising, the intriguing and the forgotten.

These are insightful, educational guided walking tours around the historic sites of this unique ancient city…

St Andrews History Tours

All year round, 7 days a week
12pm, 2pm, 4pm, 5:30pm*
*Check website or the button below for any exclusions

Each tour approx 1hr 30mins
Distance approx 1 mile

All Tickets £14

AM/PM Private Tours Available

Further details on the website:  standrewshistorytours.com

You can also check availability/book here

St Andrews Ghost Tours

Richard is also a global paranormal authority. Join him on a showcase of people’s experiences with a backdrop of St Andrews history as examples of global phenomena.

Regarded as one of the top ghost tours in the world, these popular award-winning tours are educational as to its reality through people’s experiences, so uniquely, there is no contrivance, sensationalism, ‘jumper ooters’ or stories… It is all about testimony.

St Andrews Ghost Tours

St Andrews Ghost Tours

All year round, 7 days a week
12pm, 2pm, 4pm, 5:30pm, 7:30pm
*Check website or the button below for any exclusions

Each tour approx 1hr 30mins
Distance approx 1 mile

All Tickets £14

AM/PM Private Tours Available

Further details on the website:  standrewsghosttours.com

You can also check availability/book here

St Andrews Sightseeing Tours

University – Cathedral – Harbour – Bishop’s Palace – Old Course

On this award-winning St Andrews Sightseeing Walking Tour with noted guide, author and historical researcher Richard Falconer, you will discover an incredible wealth of treasure.

This guided walking tour is a great way to orientate yourself to St Andrews. As you journey through the town you will visit the historic University Colleges, the Cathedral, the old fishing harbour, the Bishop’s Palace and a leafy walk to the Old Course. With three beautiful beaches, medieval gardens, an aquarium and museum en route.

St Andrews Sightseeing Tours

All year round, 7 days a week
12pm, 2pm, 4pm, 5:30pm*
*check availability below

Each tour approx 1hr 45mins
Distance approx 1.8 miles

All Tickets £14

AM/PM Private Tours Available

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Richard Falconer – Your guide

All tours conducted by Richard Falconer.

Richard is an author, publisher, historian, early 80s Pro A1 St Andrews Old Course Caddie, and an authority on the paranormal.

Research
Richard has been researching St Andrews since the 1970s, and started St Andrews Tours in 2014 based on the wealth of information gathered since that time.

Specialising in a number of fields, from Golf to Ghosts, Richard has attended 9 of the 30 St Andrews Open Championships and has  been described as the “Dan Brown of the paranormal world.”

Over 50,000 people have been on Richard’s tours and he has been given many awards. He has written six books about St Andrews and no two tours are the same. His tours are detailed, unique, rich in information, personable and laced with dark humour!

Private tours
Richard also conducts exclusive St Andrews tours for both small and large groups, corporates, conferences and coach parties.

Please email with details.

Books by Richard Falconer

Details HERE