St Andrews

St Andrews from Buddo Ness


3 November 2012

Viewed from Buddo Ness, Fife

NO 55677 15155; 56.32667°N, 2.71831°W


The settlement of St Andrews dates back to the 12th century and its university, the oldest in Scotland and third oldest in the English-speaking world, was established in 1410.

St Andrews used to be the ecclesiastical capital of Scotland until the 16th-century Reformation, when the country broke with the Papacy. Its cathedral, now in ruins, was the largest in Scotland.

St Andrews is internationally recognised as the ‘home of golf’.

St Andrews (Wikipedia)

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