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St Andrews Castle Fife Google Street View

As the Google Street view shows the Castle is located on a cliff top on the North side of St Andrews. It is a semi ruin of a courtyard castle with an attachwed visitor centre. In the past it has served as a residence for Bishops and Archbishops, as a palace, fortress and prison.

Dating fron the year 1200 the castle has been built and rebuilt over the years. The existing ruin dates from the rebuilding undertaken by Archbishop John Hamilton in 1571. Below the Castle there area Mine and Counter-mine . These unique underground passages give visitors a true feeling of the horrific nature of medieval siege warfare. Of note is the Bottle Dungeon, one of the most infamous castle prisons in medieval Britain, cut out of the solid rock.


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Photograph of St Andrews Castle and Beach

 

Video of St Andrews Castle

Historic Scotland admission and prices

Opening Times:

Summer
1 April - 30 September , Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun, 9.30 am to 5.30 pm

Winter
1 October - 31 March, Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun, 9.30 am to 4.30 pm

Parking is available on street but it is better to park at the St Andrews Harbour and walk past the Cathedral to the Castle

 

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Castaway Cottages

Self Catering Holiday Cottages near St Andrews, Fife, Scotland
Contact: Vyvyen Corrigan
40 Lynedoch Road,
Scone, Perth, Perthshire,
Scotland, UK,
PH2 6RJ
  Tel: +44 (0)1738 553688

Fax +44 (0)1738 551156

Email: Vyvyen@castawaycottage.co.uk
See also our self catering appartments in Arbroath, Angus, Scotland at The Nestings
self catering properties by the River Tay, in Perth, Scotland at Tay Pearls

self catering holiday accommodation near St. Andrews in Scotland