St Andrews Cathedral

The Pends, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9QL

01334 472 563
 

Access

The museum, shop and toilets are open.

St Rule's tower will remain closed, and areas will be fenced off. If you would like more details please contact the site on 01334 472 563.

Face coverings

In line with Scottish Government guidance, we strongly encourage visitors to continue to wear face coverings in interior spaces.

Carers tickets

In line with best practice in the visitor attractions industry and as advised by Capability Scotland, visitors with disabilities are treated on an equal basis with all other visitors and entry is charged at the appropriate admission category rate - Adult/Concession/Child. Proof of disability is not required.

We recognise that some disabled visitors may need help to visit our sites and we offer free entry for accompanying carers, these can be added when making your booking. Please note this is limited to two carers per transaction.

Parking

On-street parking is available nearby. Visitors can be dropped off in front of the war memorial at the top of North Street.

Approach to site

Entrance to the site is via the memorial gate. The memorial gate gives level access to a compacted gravel path which leads down the length of the site.

Dogs

Assistance dogs are permitted at all our sites and within roofed areas. Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times and not left unattended at any time. Owners must pick up after their dogs.

Visitors' dogs are not permitted at St Andrews Cathedral. 

Visiting the site

  • The visitor centre is accessed over cut grass and a 100m area with narrow strips of concrete at the entrance
  • There is level access to the two main rooms of the museum via two ramps. One of the ramps is situated near the entrance of the visitor centre. The other ramp is situated on the other side of the building and is opened by a steward when requested. There are four steps to access the shop and a further five steps to access the third smaller room of the museum. Light levels are low in parts of the museum
  • The cathedral grounds are mainly on ground level though there are numerous steps and raised thresholds. There are many gravestones and other trip hazards surrounding the main walkways. A significant areas will be fenced off.  
  • St Rule’s Tower will remain closed for now

Toilets

There is one adapted toilet on site.

Historic Scotland

Opening times

The museum, shop and toilets are open. St Rule's tower will remain closed, and areas will be fenced off (admission prices have been reduced to reflect this).

1 Apr to 31 Mar:
Daily, 10am to 5pm
Last entry 4.30pm

The museum will be closed for lunch from 12 noon to 1pm, but the grounds will still be accessible.

We recommend booking online in advance to guarantee entry.

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