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West Sands

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Address: Beside the Old Course, St Andrews, Scotland
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USD 38.09*
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St Andrews and Fife Small Group Day Trip from Edinburgh
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USD 539.58*
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Day Trip to St Andrews Dunfermline and the Fife Coast in a Private Minibus from...

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Perfect end to a lovely day

Beautiful beach lovely to see all the locals with their dogs also surfers fab beach for a evening stroll

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Beautiful beach lovely to see all the locals with their dogs also surfers fab beach for a evening stroll

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A beautiful scenic beach that is wonderful to walk along. Can lose yourself with the cool sea breeze and fresh air.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wide open expanse of sand when the tide is out. This is somewhere you can walk and forget about everyday issues and just enjoy nature.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is such a fantastic beach. Really easy to get to, on the outskirts of the town of St Andrews. Parking is fantastic. Its a lovely place to walk your dog too - far enough away from big roads, that you can let your dog run about a fair bit (ours is good off the lead but run s so... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's beautiful, sandy of course and great for blowing the cobwebs away!! Can be a bit windy so wrap up warm at this time of year

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Fife, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely and clean,sand unbelievable and goes on for miles. Folk really friendly so remember to say "hello"

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This wonderful beach still has all the charm of the opening credits from Chariots of Fire. Looks exactly the same it did then and easily accessible. Just take a coat! It can get windy. On a sublime day you should take a picnic basket of food and drink and just relax.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Almost endless miles and miles of beautiful beach. Ideal for running, walking, dogs, kites, just plain ole sunbathing and picnics.

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Peterhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Reknowned for the opening scene in the Chariots of Fire where the filming took place. Breathtaking expanse of coastline particular on a bright Winter's day.

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St Andrews, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great beach. I run regularly, and it's about 1.5-2 miles to the end. Just don't go round the corner at the top, unless the sand is solid - can get stuck! :)

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