St Andrews Ghost Tours

St Andrews Ghost Tours are award-winning guided walking tours of St Andrews,
showcasing the paranormal and history with Richard Falconer.

Exclusive, nonfiction, educational tours with no stories,
‘jumper ooters’, theatrics, cheap scares or thrills!

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not St Andrews NB Canada!

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Limited and exclusive availability.

This tour is for those who have experienced the paranormal and those with a genuine interest in looking to find out about its reality.

Each tour approx 90 mins 
All tours pre-booking only – no walk-ups.

For private tours; email the scope of your interest in the paranormal, your proposed date and the number of anticipated participants for a quote.

Tours are not suitable for those with walking difficulties, ie walking slowly; inc Zimmers, knee/hip problems etc. There are no rest stops and with the tour being a loop, dipping out once the tour has started wouldn’t shorten the overall distance.

Tours not suitable for under 5s.

Do not attempt to come on a tour with a cold, especially a persistent cough or sneezing bouts, you may be off the tour.

Educating about the reality of the paranormal on tours for 10 years

On this tour, you will discover a wealth of St Andrews testimony, along with the history of the localities as a backdrop. Richard utilises these experiences as examples to explain global phenomena.

Recommended by Rick Steves

St Andrews Tours Richard Falconer

Your guide is Richard Falconer: author, guide, global authority on the paranormal and the local authority of the same for St Andrews and Fife, as well as a town/golf historian, a former Old Course caddie, concert promoter, and FSA, Richard is also a book publisher and graphic designer.

As an author, Richard has six published books amounting to 2,330 published pages. His long awaited ‘History of St Andrews’ comes out 2024. This will be followed by a hagiography of Saint Andrew.

Click here for details of Richard’s Books

Books by Richard Falconer, St Andrews

Educational – Nonfiction – Exploratory

Over the last ten years, Richard has taken over 70,000 people on tours of St Andrews and has had around 2000 shared experiences during ghost tours alone. The majority of these have been published in Richard’s books.

St Andrews currently has 208 haunted locations and nearly 400 ghosts.

For its size, St Andrews is the most haunted location in the world…

On this tour, you will find out why.

Book your tour

Alongside buying your tickets you can buy Richard’s bestselling books here at a discounted rate.

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of ‘Ghosts of St Andrews’ and ‘Ghosts of Fife’, look for the option to buy the first 4 books and get the 5th FREE.

You will receive them on your tour where they will be signed and personalized.

Mail order not possible.

Find out more about each book plus other options to purchase: Richard’s Books

PayPal, credit and debit card payments accepted

Strictly no hen parties and no alcohol to be consumed on the tour.

Operational months

We also run St Andrews walking tours, St Andrews Old Course tours, Golf History Tours and History Tours with 6 tours a day, 7 days a week.

St Andrews Old Course History Tours


For the Golfer!

Learn about the development of both the game and the Old Course through a timeline of golfing history.

St Andrews Walking Tours

University – Cathedral – Harbour – Bishop’s Palace – Old Course

As a great way to orientate yourself to St Andrews. This is the most comprehensive tour of all the tours and involves both town and golf history.

St Andrews Golf Oriented History Tours

Old Course – University – Cathedral – Palace

Visit historic sites from the Old Course to the Cathedral learning about lesser-known aspects of golf in St Andrews, with the backdrop history of the town along the way.

St Andrews History Tours

Learn about the historic sites of St Andrews

These informative walking tours of St Andrews explore the historic quarters and include forgotten historical detail.

learn about the unusual, the surprising, the intriguing and the forgotten.

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