St Andrews West Sands Beach, St. Andrews

4.7
#1 of 10 in Beaches in Fife
Used in the openings scene of the Oscar-winning film "Chariots of Fire," St Andrews West Sands Beach stretches for 3 km (2 mi), just moments away from one of the world's most famous golf courses. Popular with kite surfers, the beach is also an ideal place for bird-watching. Make St Andrews West Sands Beach a centerpiece of your St. Andrews vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our St. Andrews attractions planner.
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  • Nice beach was cold and windy when we were there today but am sure with some sunshine and clear sky’s it would be great to spend the day on  more »
  • This long and atmospheric beach of St. Andrews owes its fame, in addition to its cold beauty, for being the location of some scenes of the movie "Moments of Glory" shot in 1981. Wind always present.
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