Delegate Information

Getting to St Andrews 

St Andrews is located on the picturesque east coast of Scotland and has excellent transport links from the major Scottish cities and international airports.


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Conference Venues


Our extensive range of conference venues are located throughout St Andrews and all are within walking distance of the historic town centre.



There are a number of public car parks in St Andrews and limited on-street parking within walking distance of all venues. Limited car parking is available at the Gateway for delegates attending events.


Both David Russell Apartments and Agnes Blackadder Hall offer free car parking facilities for guests. Parking permits are available from reception and should be displayed for the duration of your stay.



The University of St Andrews achieved Fairtrade University Status in April 2006 and fair trade tea and coffee are served at all conferences.


We are happy to cater for most special diets. Should you have any special dietary requirements please notify your conference organiser in advance.



Whilst the majority of our venues are easily accessible, we do have a small number of historic venues that may not be suitable for individuals with restricted mobility. Please contact your conference organiser for information on the specific venue/s your event will be using.



All guests must make themselves aware of the Fire Procedure notices, which are located throughout our venues. These notices contain information on the action to be taken in the event of discovering a fire, hearing the fire alarm and detail the designated emergency assembly areas. Guests will be notified of any scheduled fire alarm tests.





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If you are staying in McIntosh Hall, St Salvator's Hall, John Burnet Hall or University Hall please contact your conference organiser for further information as arrangements are tailored to your event.



Local Amenities


St Andrews boasts a wide range of shops, banks, bars and restaurants all within walking distance of our conference facilities. Most of these are located in and around South Street and Market Street.


University of St Andrews Sports Centre

East Sands Leisure Centre

Kingdom of Fife Cycleways

Fife Coastal Walk 



Medical Services


St Andrews Community Hospital

Largo Road, St Andrews, KY16 8YF

Tel: 01334 465656


Nearest Accident & Emergency: Ninewells Hospital

Dundee, DD1 9SY

Tel: 01382 660111


NHS (non-emergency medical helpline)

Tel: 08454 24 24 24






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Useful Links

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