St Andrews West Sands Beach, St Andrews, Fife
  • About Us

    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.

    St Andrews West Sands Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

    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.

  • Water Quality

    St Andrews West Sands Beach Bathing Water Quality

    No water quality measurement available for St Andrews West Sands Beach.

  • Weather

    St Andrews West Sands Beach 7-day Weather Forecast

    Light rain on Sunday, with temperatures rising to 10°C on Tuesday.

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