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Bio-logging techniques to explore the intersection of behaviour, physiology and ecology

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Welcome to St Andrews

St Andrews is home to Scotland's first University, world renowned for it's golf; and also an idyllic place to visit with the mediaeval town setting and beautiful, award winning beaches.

Below are a few websites that can offer more detailed information on how to get to St Andrews, places to stay in town, and what St Andrews has to offer:

Getting to St Andrews:
How to get here - the University of St Andrews webpage showing flight, train, and car connections to St Andrews.

Transport from Edinburgh Airport to St Andrews: Local taxi companies offer standard rates if you pre-book one of the St Andrews taxis (taxis from the airport will cost more). Prices for three of these are listed below:
St Andrews Taxis: £65. Phone (from outside UK): + 44-1334-477272
ClubCars: £60. Phone (from outside UK): +44-1334-479900
Golf City Taxis: £65. Phone (from outside UK): +44-1334-477788
Strachan Tours: £60. Phone (from outside UK): +44-1382-553963
For an approximate idea of how this compares to other travel arrangements, to come by train you need to get a bus from the airport into Edinburgh (approx £4), train to Leuchars (£10-12), and taxi from Leuchars into St Andrews (£8). So for 3 or more people arriving at approximately the same time, it would be simpler and cheaper to get a taxi direct.

Accomodation in St Andrews:
This website gives details on most of the Hotels and Guest Houses in and around St Andrews, with options to book online
This is the website for the Youth Hostel in St Andrews, where you can check availability and book online

Other Tourism Websites:
Official tourism website for the Kingdom of Fife which gives lots of ideas on where to eat, sleep and be merry in and around St Andrews
Official site of Scotland's National Tourism Board which gives you more detailed information on all parts of Scotland, should you wish to extend your stay
This website gives you a Virtual Reality Tour of St Andrew's, including the St Andrews University, the golf courses, historic sites, and also shopping and other attactions
This website gives you a variety of tours to choose from to make the most of your stay and experience the splendour of the Scottish countryside