"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

St Andrews - West Sands Beach

Sandy beach, 2 miles long and backed with dunes and the world-renowned golf course. About 15 minutes walk from the town centre.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: St Andrews

Local authority: Fife Council

OS Grid Reference: NO505176

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Things to see and do near St Andrews - West Sands Beach

  • British Golf Museum (0m)
  • British Golf Museum (0m)
  • St Andrews Aquarium (0m)
  • St Andrews Castle and Visitor Centre (1m)
  • St Andrews Museum (1m)
  • St Andrews Pottery Shop (1m)
  • St Andrews Rickshaw Tours (1m)
  • St Andrews Museum (1m)
  • St Andrews Preservation Trust Museum and Garden (1m)
  • St Andrews Cathedral (1m)
  • St Andrews Fine Bone China (1m)
  • Sea Eagle Adventures (1m)
  • The St Andrews Treasure Trail (1m)
  • East Sands Leisure Centre (1m)
  • Craigtoun Country Park (3m)
  • Craigtoun Country Park (3m)

Tourist Information

St Andrews
Tourist Information Centre
70 Market Street
Fife
Central Scotland
Scotland
KY16 9NU

Phone 01334 472 021
Email info@visitscotland.com
http://www.visitscotland.com/destinations-maps/kingdom-fife/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 17 August

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 1004
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 1004
Humidity 73%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 1004
Humidity 61%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 1004
Humidity 61%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 27%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SW
Pressure 1004
Humidity 68%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
S
Pressure 1004
Humidity 81%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
04:50 BST
(03:50 GMT)
High Tide
11:13 BST
(10:13 GMT)
Low Tide
17:38 BST
(16:38 GMT)
High Tide
23:59 BST
(22:59 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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Sandy beach, 2 miles long and backed with dunes and the world-renowned golf course. About 15 minutes walk from the town centre.

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