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Hazel’s trip to Fabulous Forgans

By: | 23.12.13

It has been months since Forgans in St Andrews threw open its doors and I would have bet money that I would be in the first batch of eager diners…

A magical little get away – Rufflets for tea

By: | 27.08.13

On a recent visit to St Andrews we headed to Rufflets Hotel  for a champagne afternoon tea … Rufflets is a mere 8 minute car drive from the centre of…

Enjoy Golf in St Andrews without playing golf!

By: | 05.08.13

If you play golf and simply don’t have the time to tee up every day on your visit or you’re fascinated by the game and want to enjoy it in…

Learn to Ceilidh at Forgans

By: | 26.07.13

Since moving to St. Andrews from America, I’ve always was intrigued by the marriage of cultures that come under one nation. Yet, at times, culture is lost or loses part…

Time for Tea!

By: | 30.06.13

With the weather getting warmer and the days getting longer, I’ve found myself often meandering the streets, popping into a charity shop, reading a book on the lawn, and visiting…

Lunch at Rufflets Country House Hotel

By: | 04.06.13

Rufflets Country House Hotel was the  venue for our very first romantic lunch after little Grumbling Tummy burst into our lives.  We had a wonderful time then, helped along by a…

That’s Amore! Little Italy in St Andrews

By: | 09.04.13

For quite some time my parents have been raving about an Italian restaurant in St Andrews called Little Italy.  It’s the place they choose time and time again to impress…

A fun family day out whatever the weather

By: | 02.04.13

We all know that the Scottish weather is unpredictable but don’t let a bit of rain put a damper on your St Andrews holiday fun. Whether it is rain, shine…


By: | 26.03.13

You’ve probably heard us talking about #Scotlandhour in the past but perhaps you’ve wondered what it’s all about?

Changes to the Old Course

By: | 13.03.13

The R&A has announced that the Old Course will be receiving a makeover before the 2015 Open Championship. Martin Hawtree has designed the changes, which will take place over this…