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St Andrews Cathedral

Remains of medieval Scotland’s largest and most magnificent church

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Getting there

Region – Kingdom of Fife
Postcode: KY16 9QL

Grid reference
NO 513 166

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Site on the National Cycle Network

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Facilities & access

Display on History Reasonable Wheelchair Access Shop Visitor Centre Dogs not Permitted Accessible by Public Transport May be closed at lunchtime, please call in advance Children's Quiz available


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
25 March - 30 September Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 9.30am to 5.30pm (last entry 5pm)
1 October - 24 March Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 10am to 4pm (last entry 3.30pm)

Closed 25th & 26th December and 1st & 2nd January.

Please note St Rule's tower closes at 3pm from December to January due to light conditions.

Very occasionally a property has to close at short notice due to adverse weather conditions or other reasons out with our control. Please check our closure page for any unexpected site closures. You can also follow closure tweets from @welovehistory using #hsclosure. Alternatively please call the site before setting off to check they are open.

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 £8.00, Child £4.80, Concession £6.40

Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Admission prices are subject to change. You will be charged the correct admission when buying your tickets on our official webstore


Tel 01334 472 563

Events at St Andrews Cathedral

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5 May 2016

Weaving the Unicorn exhibition

Stirling Castle

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David Roberts Exhibition

Duff House

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Kaleidoscope II

Duff House

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Ring of Brodgar Walk

Ring Of Brodgar Stone Circle and Henge

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Bolts and Bodkins

Edinburgh Castle

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