The Royal Burgh of St Andrews is located on the east coast of Fife, Scotland. Named after the apostle and founded in the early thirteenth century, St Andrews has lots of history to explore. From the home of golf to housing the third oldest university in the English-speaking world, we have a remarkable story to interest everyone. Here you can explore the wide range of intellectual history that St Andrews has to offer!

Explore the wide range of historical figures who made discoveries across science and the humanities, as well the stories of the pioneering women who have helped shape the world as we know it today.

Find out more about the places across St Andrews that have seen a variety of people and events of historical importance.

See the developments and inventions that have occurred in St Andrews across the centuries. From discoveries in mathematics across the 15th and 16th Centuries, to the pioneering women pushing for greater access to education across the 19th and 20th Centuries. Explore this and much more right here!

With our quizzes, virtual walking tours, and history of photography teaching resources, we have a variety of interactive resources to help you discover more about the town of St Andrews and the people who lived here.