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St Andrews Cathedral

Remains of medieval Scotland’s largest and most magnificent church

Plan your visit to St Andrews Cathedral

Getting there

Region – Kingdom of Fife
Postcode: KY16 9QL

Grid reference
NO 513 166

Cycle Routes
Site on the National Cycle Network

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Facilities & access

Display on History Reasonable Wheelchair Access Shop Visitor Centre Dogs not Permitted


Parking is available on the adjacent busy street.

The grounds are accessible to visitors using wheelchairs although help may be needed to cross foundation stones.

The primary display of carved stones in the visitor centre is accessible but there are four steps to the shop and a further four steps to the secondary display of post reformation grave stones.

St Rule’s Tower is not suitable for visitors with physical disabilities.

Disabled toilet facilities are provided in the west cloister range, accessed by a token available from the cathedral shop.

Opening arrangements & costs
Month Days Times
1 April - 30 September Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 9.30 am to 5.30 pm
1 October - 31 March Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 9.30 am to 4.30 pm

All our properties close on Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Please telephone to check for New Year opening.

Please note, the closing time of St Andrews Cathedral will be dependant on the weather throughout the winter months.

St Rules Tower may be closed during high winds.

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

Last ticket sold 30 min before closing time. Please note St Rule's tower closes at 3pm December - January due to light conditions.

Some of the smaller monuments may close for a short period over lunch. Please telephone to check.

At weekends there may be sites closed at short notice due to adverse weather conditions or other reasons out with our control. While every effort will be taken to keep this information as current as possible, it might not appear on the website. Please telephone to check.


Tel 01334 472 563

Events at St Andrews Cathedral

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18 April 2015

Allan Ramsay - Master Draughtsman

Duff House

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Weaving the Unicorn exhibition

Stirling Castle

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Kinneil House - Free Open Days

Kinneil House

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From Gretna to Gully Ravine

Edinburgh Castle

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Duchess Anne's Gardens

Kinneil House

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