Blog - "History"

Scotland’s secret bunker reopens after refurbishment

By: | 08.03.14

The Cold War nuclear command centre has re-opened its three tonne blast-proof doors after an extensive restoration programme was undertaken during its Winter closure. The refurbishment programme coincides with the Secret Bunker’s…

St Andrews in Video

By: | 03.07.13

A really beautiful time-lapse video showcasing St Andrews.

Five of St Andrews’ Hidden Gems

By: | 08.07.12

Former student Craig Cockburn tells us about his St Andrews. I’ve lived in St Andrews for the last 4 years as a student and in this time I have learnt…

Special Collections, Stepping out into a new Virtual World

By: | 26.06.12

Daryl Green is the Acting Rare Books Librarian for the University of St Andrews and the editor of the Special Collection’s Departmental blog Echoes from the Vault. He came to St…


By: | 18.10.10

The tens of thousands of annual visitors to St.Andrews Castle marvel at the coastal setting, delving into as much – or as little – history as satisfies them and all…