St Andrews West Sands Beach

St Andrews West Sands Beach, St Andrews, Fife

Place Category: Beaches

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  • The West Sands at St Andrews is a long stretch of sand backed by the famous Royal & Ancient Golf Club.

    You may also recognise it as the beach was used for the famous opening sequence of Chariots of Fire.

    The beach is sandy, stretches for 3 km (2 miles), is backed by large grass areas and sand dunes.

    Multiple options to park along the full 3 km length. The more you head away from the town of St Andrews the less access to facilities. At points along the road you have walkways taking you across the dunes onto the beach itself.

    We have no current information on dog restrictions for St Andrews West Sands Beach.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 3 beaches around St Andrews, 25 beaches in Fife, or check our list of Fife Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • St Andrews West Sands Beach Weather Forecast

    Light rain on Tuesday through next Sunday, with temperatures rising to 19°C on Wednesday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    11
    -> 
    18
       1%  40%   7 mph
      5:52 am    8:39 pm
    Monday, Aug 21st
     Light rain overnight.
     
    13
    -> 
    16
       3%  70%   8 mph
      5:54 am    8:37 pm

    Tuesday, Aug 22nd
     Rain in the morning and afternoon.
     
    14
    -> 
    17
       37%  100%   8 mph
      5:56 am    8:34 pm
    Wednesday, Aug 23rd
     Rain in the morning.
     
    15
    -> 
    19
       49%  70%   8 mph
      5:58 am    8:32 pm

    Thursday, Aug 24th
     Light rain until afternoon.
     
    14
    -> 
    17
       23%  56%   8 mph
      6:00 am    8:29 pm
    Friday, Aug 25th
     Light rain in the morning.
     
    13
    -> 
    17
       17%  72%   2 mph
      6:02 am    8:27 pm

    Saturday, Aug 26th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    13
    -> 
    17
       3%  57%   5 mph
      6:04 am    8:24 pm
    Sunday, Aug 27th
     Light rain overnight.
     
    12
    -> 
    17
       6%  33%   9 mph
      6:06 am    8:22 pm

  • St Andrews West Sands Beach Tide Times

     

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