St Andrews


Old-world relaxation in St Andrews

June 10, 2018

There is always an element of mystery wrapped around a first visit to a new spa. Until you actually get there and submit yourself into the hands of a therapist, there is no way of knowing how much you will enjoy the experience.


Come dine…in the dark with me

March 24, 2016

A unique “dining in the dark” experience – whose guest list has seen royalty as well as stars from the worlds of stage, screen and sport enjoy their restaurants in London, Paris, New York, St Petersburg and Dubai – is coming to Scotland for the first time this Easter.


Turreted mansion offers the family touch

November 23, 2015

In a tranquil corner of Fife, a charming country house hotel is snapping up top awards. Sonja Cox finds out what keeps people coming back for the Rufflets experience I felt like I'd stepped back in time as head housekeeper Heather took us up to our room, showing us around and telling us about Rufus the teddy bear, who should be placed outside your door when you don't want to be disturbed. A nice touch, I thought.


Putting on the style

April 7, 2015

Stylish new townhouses in St Andrews aim to please those looking for the perfect holiday home In this part of Scotland, owning a second home is not that unusual. Home owners have always been happy to shake off the city dust from their shoes and head to the hills, countryside or coast at weekends and holidays.


Golf final is vote-winner

August 25, 2014

For a few north-east business people, golf swings – rather than vote swings – will be to the fore on September 18 this year. While the Scottish independence referendum is taking place, they'll be electing to take part in the final of the DF Communications Golf League on the Castle Course at St Andrews.