Information so you can plan
The beautiful town of St Andrews is located on the east coast of Scotland. It is a charming ancient town, featuring award winning beaches, a historic town center with many excellent and well-priced restaurants, an impressive and high quality array of shops, and of course – world famous golf courses! This small seaside town is compact and easy to navigate, offering delegates an opportunity to walk between accommodation, conference venues and leisure activities with ease.
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St. Andrews University Accommodations
So I’m sure everyone has questions regarding the Accommodations. Some of you may remember being put up in the dorms at St. Andrews and essentially that is the same, however they have redone the accommodations so that during the summer the dorms become a Bed and Breakfast. We are slated to stay in Agnes Blackadder Hall.
Agnes Blackadder Hall , North Haugh, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9XW
Tel: 01334 467000
Agnes Blackadder Hall offers 3 star acommodation in modern en-suite bedrooms. It is the perfect base for those wanting to explore St Andrews, play golf on the famous links courses and discover all that the Kingdom of Fife can offer during the summer months.
All the bedrooms at Agnes Blackadder Hall feature the following:
- double bed (4ft 6ins)
- en-suite shower room
- a desk and study chair
- tea and coffee making facilities
Agnes Blackadder Hall is located just a few hundred yards from the world famous golf courses and less than a 10 minute walk from the historic center of St Andrews. There is ample car-parking spaces for guests so once you arrive you can park your car and then explore the town on foot.
Agnes Blackadder Hall also has a fully licensed bar and a selection of twin rooms which can accommodate two adults and two children; these rooms feature two standard double beds.
The room that is included in the total package is a 1 person occupancy. If you would like to add a second person to stay we can do that and please add Double occupancy to your cart if you would like to add a second person and quantity is per day they will be there the coast is an additional $20.00/day, this will include Bed and Breakfast for the second person. Please be sure to list their name so they too can check in and out of the room.
If you are looking for the family room with two beds, we have 10 of them so please register early. Email Keisa@golfscience.org and we can plan for these rooms. The cost would be an additional $55.00/day for 2 adults Bed and Breakfast included. For an additional person add the above $20/day or for a child $7/day. For example, 2 adults and one child would be the total package plus $62.00/day bed and breakfast for all three.
If you would like to arrive early or stay after the conference, this too is possible only a few more steps are needed. You would register through the University at a leisure rate for those days. Please make sure to tell them you are a part of World Scientific Congress of Golf conference so that they don’t double book you or have you changing rooms.
Agnes Blackadder Hall Leisure Rates B&B
Single £59.00 Double £79.00 Twin/Family Room £109.00 (please note these rates are in pounds. And Family rate may very based on occupancy)
If you would like to make other arrangements in the area here are a few options. (Note: we are not under any contract with any of these and do not have a special rate.)
How to get to the University of St. Andrews?
There is no railway station in St Andrews. However, the nearest railway station to St Andrews is Leuchars only 5 miles from St Andrews, on the main line from London King’s Cross via Edinburgh, or Aberdeen. From Leuchars, there is an excellent taxi service and a frequent local bus service
Train time schedules are available at:
From Leuchars, St Andrews may be reached by car, taxi or by service bus
National and Local bus services
Stagecoach in Fife offers a number of services to and from St Andrews.
Full details of how to reach St Andrews can also be found at the University website.
We will hold our US vs. International Ryder Cup Tournament at the amazing Castle Course on Friday 22, 2016 with 22 tee times to fill!