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St Andrews Cathedral

Remains of medieval Scotland’s largest and most magnificent church

St Andrews Cathedral

The remains of what was Scotland’s largest and most magnificent church still show how impressive St Andrews Cathedral must have been in its prime.

Its museum houses a collection of early and later medieval sculpture and other relics found on the site.
St Rule’s tower provides access to spectacular views.


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Highlights

  • St Rules Tower – an early 12th century predecessor to St. Andrews Cathedral.
  • The Cathedral Museum – an outstanding collection of early-Christian and medieval carved stones as well as a fine collection of post-Reformation memorials. Pride of place is the St Andrews sarcophagus, a masterpiece of 8th-century Pictish sculpture.
  • Precinct Walls – the most complete in Scotland.
  • Cathedral burial ground records are available to search in the visitor centre.
Green Tourism Award - Gold

Location

Region – Kingdom of Fife
Postcode: KY16 9QL

Opening arrangements

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

Admission prices

All year (tickets to St Andrews Cathedral)
Adult £4.50, Child £2.70, Concession £3.60

All year (tickets to St Andrews Cathedral and Castle)
Adult £7.20, Child £4.40, Concession £5.80

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1 September 2014

The Three Estates Costume Exhibition

Stirling Castle

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John Lowrie Morrison: Westlight - Northeastlight

Duff House

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Mary, Queen of Scots

Edinburgh Castle

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