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St. Andrews West Sands

Fife, Scotland

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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.


Weather and tides for Tuesday 18 June

Chance of rain 53%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph
Max UV Index
Chance of rain 8%
Min temp. 8°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 9mph

The tide at St. Andrews West Sands is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 6:39 AM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 12:58 PM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   11.2°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near St. Andrews West Sands

Things to do and see in the area

St Andrews Links (0.5 miles)
The Himalayas Putting Course (0.6 miles)
The Swilcan Bridge (0.7 miles)
Eden Mill (0.7 miles)
The Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews (0.7 miles)
University of St Andrews (0.9 miles)
St Andrews Ghost Tours (1 miles)
St Andrews Cathedral (1.2 miles)
Craigtoun Country Park (2.7 miles)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: St Andrews

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: NO502181

Country: Scotland

Local Authority: Fife

Nearest postcode: KY16 9XL

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Visitor information for St. Andrews West Sands, Fife, Scotland. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

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