Tag Archives: street

B&B Street

This is a shot looking up Murray Park in St Andrews. the buildings on it are almost exclusively used as Bed and Breakfast or small guest houses. If you are visiting St Andrews, especially to play golf, then its a … Continue reading

Posted in Hotel, Scotland, St Andrews | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Golf Place

Golf Place, St Andrews. This is the road that leads down to the Home of Golf, The Old Course. With Auchterlonies golf shop pretty much taking up the entire left side of the street. Opposite you have the Dunvegan and … Continue reading

Posted in Golf, Hotel, Scotland, St Andrews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Loudens Close

So much of early St Andrews survives but you have to explore the wynds and closes to find a lot of it. Loudens Close is one of the the best examples of an entrance shared by several houses; each had … Continue reading

Posted in Scotland, St Andrews | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

College Steet Black and White HDR

College Street – looking south towards Market Street. This is on of the old cobbled streets in St Andrews. The Central Bar is on the left at the top of the street. See it large on Flickr

Posted in Medieval, Scotland, St Andrews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Blackfriars Chapel

Sitting outside Madras College, Blackfriars Chapel is all that remains of a once large monastery on the site. The Blackfriars were established in St Andrews by Bishop William Wishart and were known for their white robes with black crosses and … Continue reading

Posted in Medieval, Ruins, Scotland, St Andrews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cafe in the Square

This is the little square behind Holy Trinity Church in St Andrews. The square contains the Public Library, straight ahead, (also the public toilets), The Dolls House resturant and tucked away in the corner is the Cafe in the Square, … Continue reading

Posted in Church, Scotland, St Andrews | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Lighting up the Church

Holy Trinity Church, the town church. Not the best weather for taking photos, cold, wet and windy. I did get a fair amount of curious looks getting this shot as I stood on the middle of the road, tripod et … Continue reading

Posted in Scotland, St Andrews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Lammas Market

Every year in August, St Andrews hosts a street fair called the Lammas Market. What is unusual about this shot is that its not raining! The Market has 2 distinct parts, this one is Market Street, and consists of mainly … Continue reading

Posted in Scotland, St Andrews | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rose Lane, St Andrews

Rose Lane in St Andrews, is one of the old cobbled streets in the centre of town. The lane was the location of a small brewery, later to become a bottling factory for lemonade. Some of the original buildings still … Continue reading

Posted in Scotland, St Andrews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

West Port – St Andrews

There is no evidence that St Andrews was ever a walled city, but in the troubled times around the 16th century the outer extremities of all streets and wynds were closed by ports or gates. The West Port (port is … Continue reading

Posted in Medieval, Scotland, St Andrews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment