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Facilities within St Andrews Harbour are limited at this time as the Trust seeks to put in place the funding and permissions necessary to bring to fruition a planned modernisation programme that is sympathetic to the harbour's ancient history. Details of facilities available within the harbour or nearby within the town itself are provided below, but please feel free to contact the Harbour Master or use the online form for further assistance.


Information coming soon

Toilets and Showers

There are public toilets available next to the stone archway on the west side of the harbour and at the south end of the grass area on the east side of the harbour(apologies for the condition - not run by the Trust).

Showers - Information coming soon


Calor Gas (Main Agent) - Garden Mowers and Tools Ltd, 37 Largo Road, St Andrews, KY16 8NJ
Tel: 01334 477335 | Mob: 07989 971192 | gmtlimited(at)btconnect.com | Open 7 days


Fuel and diesel are available from local garages. There is a Shell station (24 hour) located on Bridge Street close to the West Port at the west end of South Street and Morrisons supermarket station located at the junction of Largo Road and John Knox Road on the southern edge of the town.


There is a harbour café located between the outer and inner basins which sells hot and cold snacks to eat-in or take-away, confectionery, and beach toys. At the south end of the harbour there is a second snack shop located in the ground floor of the Sailing Club building also selling hot and cold snacks to take-away.

The town centre is just 5 minutes walk from the harbour and boasts a wide range of both individual shops and high street chains.

There is no chandlery available in the town. Approximately 12 miles out of town is David Anderson Marine Ltd, Newport-on Tay, DD6 8EZ
Tel: 01382 541848 | Mob: 07836 638932 | d-a(at)btconnect.com

Medical Care

In the event of a medical emergency call 999 and ask for an ambulance.

St Andrews Community Hospital: No A&E, minor injuries unit only. Incorporates dental and GP surgeries. Largo Road, St Andrews, KY16 8AR. Telephone 01334 465656.

Opticians: Specsavers (01334 468580); Boots Opticians (03451 253758); Govan Optometrists (01334 474558)

Pharmacies: Boots The Chemist (01334 474306); Morrisons (01334 477600); Lloyds (01334 475395)

Other Amenities

Vehicle Parking: A limited amount of free parking is available along the Priory Wall adjacent the Inner Basin, accessed via Balfour Place or The Pends. Additional free parking is also available at the south end of the harbour accessible via Woodburn Place.

Telephone: A public telephone is located by the roadside opposite the harbour café.

Slipway: A slipway is located at the south end of the Inner Basin, accessed via Woodburn Place. During normal harbour operations this area is tidal and launching/recovery is restricted to approximately 2 hours before and after high water.

Flares: Time expired pyrotechnics are collected for safe disposal by St Andrews Coastguard Rescue Team at their base 500m south of the harbour along the East Sands. Please call UK Coastguard (Aberdeen CGOC) on 01224 592334 to confirm collection dates and book your appoitment.

Children's Play Area and Outdoor Gym Kit: located on the grassy links area between the harbour and East Sands (The Bents).

East Sands Leisure Centre is a 5 minute walk to the south of the harbour and has an indoor pool, squash courts, Inspiration Fitness Suite, snooker and pool, steam room and spa bath.

Visitor Centres within the Cathedral grounds adjacent to the harbour and at St Andrews Castle just a 5 minute walk away on The Scores.

Museums: Museum of the University of St Andrews (MUSA) on The Scores; St Andrews Museum in Kinburn Park; British Golf Museum opposite the R&A; and St Andrews Preservation Trust Museum at the east end of North Street.