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Craigtoun Country Park - Things to Know Before Visiting

Craigtoun Country Park, Mount Melville, St Andrews KY16 8NX, UK

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About Craigtoun Country Park

Craigtoun Country Park is a country park located approximately 4 miles to the south-west of St Andrews in the county of Fife, Scotland. The site is currently owned by Fife Council, with park amenities being operated as of 2012 by the charitable organisation Friends of Craigtoun Park. The park comprises woodland, water and marshland habitats in addition to maintained areas of grassland, tree plantations and formal gardens.


Attractions Near Craigtoun Country Park

St Andrews Botanic Garden
St Andrews Botanic Garden2.79km from Craigtoun Country Park

St Andrews Botanic Garden is a beautiful living treasure in the heart of historic St Andrews. It contains more than 8000 species of native and exotic plants. These are laid out in zones of woodland, meadow, shrubbery, herbaceous bedding, a large rockery and a series of ponds. There are also vegetable and herb gardens, and several large greenhouses, one of which contains a butterfly house.

St Andrews Museum
St Andrews Museum3.3km from Craigtoun Country Park

The St Andrews Museum is a museum focusing on the history of the town of St Andrews in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland. The Museum holds a permanent collection of objects of historical value that are related to the town of St Andrews. It explores the history of the town from its beginnings to the present day; as well as also hosting temporary exhibitions.

Swilken Bridge
Swilken Bridge3.54km from Craigtoun Country Park

The Swilken Bridge (also Swilcan Bridge) is a stone arch bridge located in St. Andrews Links golf course, Scotland. It spans the Swilcan Burn, a small stream that flows into the North Sea. The Swilken Bridge is one of the most photographed landmarks in golf and is often referred to as the "Home of Golf". It is an iconic symbol of golf and a popular spot for tourists visiting St. Andrews.

Old Course
Old Course3.74km from Craigtoun Country Park

The Old Course at St Andrews, also known as the Old Lady or the Grand Old Lady, is considered the oldest golf course in the world. It is a public course over common land in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland and is held in trust by the St Andrews Links Trust under an act of Parliament. The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews clubhouse sits adjacent to the first tee, although it is but one of many clubs that have playing privileges on the course, along with some other non-clubhouse owning clubs and

The Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews
The Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews3.75km from Craigtoun Country Park

It is considered the oldest golf course in the world. It is a public course over common land in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland and is held in trust by the St Andrews Links Trust under an act of Parliament. The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews clubhouse sits adjacent to the first tee, although it is but one of many clubs that have playing privileges on the course, along with some other non-clubhouse owning clubs and the general public.

The R&A World Golf Museum
The R&A World Golf Museum3.81km from Craigtoun Country Park

The R&A World Golf Museum is located opposite the clubhouse of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club in St Andrews, Scotland. The R&A owns and operates the museum. The museum, which opened in 1990, documents the history of golf from Medieval times to the present, including the men's and women's games, British and international, both professional and amateur. Exhibits include historic equipment, memorabilia and art work, documentation, the history of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club, and the rules and t

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Fife is a council area, historic county, registration county and lieutenancy area of Scotland. It is situated between the Firth of Tay and the Firth of Forth, with inland boundaries with Perth and Kinross and Clackmannanshire. Fife is Scotland's third largest local authority area by population. It has a resident population of just under 367,000, over a third of whom live in the three principal towns, Dunfermline, Kirkcaldy and Glenrothes.

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