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Maggies Motorhome Travelogue - St Andrews

If you are planning a tour of Scotland in ahired motorhomeor rented campervan, I have prepared some information that may assist your travels

Summary:

St Andrews is a former royal burgh on the east coast of Fife in Scotland, named after Saint Andrew the Apostle. The town is home to the University of St Andrews, the third oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of the UK’s most prestigious

Getting There: Leave the city via the M8 towards Edinburgh. Exit at junction 2, joining the M9, then the A8000, then the A90, all the while following signs for the Forth Road Bridge. Continue north over the bridge on the A90 (which becomes the M90) until junction 8 then takes the A91 eastwards, following signs to St Andrews

Attractions:

Museum of the University of St Andrews

The Museum of the University Of St Andrews (MUSA) is the newest museum on the St Andrews scene. It offers four galleries about the long history of the University of St Andrews

Blackfriars Chapel

Sight of a ruined 16th century building in the middle of St Andrews’ South Street is slightly surreal. It is the remains of Blackfriars Chapel, part of a monastery operated by Dominican friars. One of the first buildings to be ruined during the Scottish Reformation, just a tiny section of Blackfriars Chapel now remains.

Martyrs’ Monument

The Martyrs’ Monument was erected in memory of the Protestant reformers who were executed in St Andrews before and during the Scottish Reformation. George Wishart, Patrick Hamilton and others have their names inscribed on this monument, which stands overlooking the sea on The Scores, just beyond the Old Course

Nearby Camping:

Craigtoun Meadows Holiday Park , St Andrews, 01334 475959

Cairnsmill Caravan Park ,  St Andrews , 01334 473604

Kinkell Braes Caravan Park,  St Andrews, 01334 474 250

About me: I’m Maggie and work for the Motorhome Hire Network (Motorhome City,HirebuddiesandFreedom of Scotland Motorhome Hire. We provide a network of motorhomes to hire and campervans to rent, with over 240 locations throughout the UK. If you would like to find out more, please visit our websites, or if you wish to book a motorhome or campervan, just give us a call on our local rate number 0845 527 3572.





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