The Old Station

Stravithie Bridge, St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland, KY16 8LR, United Kingdom | B&B
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This B&B, located on Stravithie Bridge, St. Andrews, is near Scotland's Secret Bunker, St. Andrews Castle, West Sands, and The Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews.
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    Travel Blogs from St. Andrews

    A Relaxing Anniversary Eve

    A travel blog entry by theresa.morris on Aug 03, 2014

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    ... is all about the golf, throughout my strolls, I've gotten the impression that it also has an intellectual flavour. For one thing, St. Andrews University buildings are EVERYWHERE, and I've seen a number of plaques dedicated to illustrious St. Andrews personalities famed not for their political or entertainment success, but rather for things such as cofounding calculus and inventing the use of mercury in thermometers. There is a meridian ...

    Mists and mellow fruitfulness

    A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi on Sep 24, 2013

    89 photos

    ... the birds to perch on, they were not easy buildings to incorporate into other structures, and so tended to be dismantled rather than "repurposed" (to use an awful neoligism) as might happen to things like mills or barns. They were built on wealthy estates, to attract wild or semi-wild pigeons or doves for a double purpose: to provide guano for the fields and young birds, or "squabs," for the pot. It is thought that Fife had so many because it is rich, arable land ...

    St Andrews, Dundee & Scotland's Best Kept Secr

    A travel blog entry by gregandgail on Aug 07, 2013

    20 photos

    ... the insanity of the whole Cold War. The bunker itself is encased in ten feet of reinforced concrete on all sides including the floor and blurring 150 feet deep. It was built in 1953 and closed in 1993 and was suppose to house the Scottish government in case of nuclear attack. The photos attached show the insanity of it all. Two cinemas, a chapel and some very strange ideas on survival... . To disguise the place they built a farmhouse ...

    To work hay ho

    A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi on Jul 11, 2013

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    ... overwhelmed. They even took time out of their incredibly busy schedules to take me in to town for lunch and then for a brief walk to orientate me. Dav spent the afternoon going through the history of Avtis, their radar that looks at volcanoes. It is worth your while to Google it.  This promises to be a brilliant three ...

    Day Three in Edinburgh -- Slower Paced but nice !

    A travel blog entry by devey6 on Jun 27, 2013

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    ... overly looks the very busy city of Edinburgh and still houses some of the military. It is much more commercial and portions are much newer then Alnwick castle. It feels much more like a museum than I expected it. Still -- amazing to get try to put yourself in the shoes of those who lived near the castle and depended on it to keep them safe from the English.

    One cool note -- day the "O'clock gun" (really a WWII ...