Craigtoun Country Park
Craigtoun is a 47 acre, well-maintained public park located just 2 miles from the historic town of St Andrews. With free entry, free parking and on-site café, it really is the ideal place for a great-value family day out. The park is dog friendly but we respectfully ask that you clean up after them and that they are kept on a short lead around the children’s play area.
To read about the history of the park, you can visit our History page or pick up a History of Craigoun leaflet from the Ticket Office or the Craigtoun Cafe the next time you visit the park. You can also find out more from our Wikipedia page.
The Friends of Craigtoun
The Friends of Craigtoun was formed in 2012 with the aim of securing the future of Craigtoun Country Park as an amenity for the people of St Andrews, Fife and visitors to the area. Following lengthy discussions with Fife Council it was agreed that the Friends should take over the running of all facilities in the park and, in a partnership arrangement the Council, would maintain the grounds and assist with grants/investment. Cut to 2020 and the story gets even better. With the help of council grants and external grants/donations, further investment has been made in the park including the complete re-furbishment of the Rio Grande Miniature Railway and the installation of a free to use trim trail with zip wires and all inclusive play equipment. The pathway leading from the car park to the Cafe and Ticket Office has also been tarmacked, making the park more accessible for wheelchair users.
Watch out for our new page The Friends of Craigtoun Story which we will be publishing later this year.
We are very grateful for the support we receive from local businesses and individuals.