Cycling in St Andrews
How can I get started?
St Andrews is a compact town, easily accessible by bicycle. Cycling is a great way to stay fit, have fun and make sure to arrive at those meetings on time!
There is a lot of support in St Andrews to help you on your way.
We run Training Courses, operate a Bike Loan Scheme, organise Led Rides, have Cycle Repair Stands at DRA, ABH, Main Library, Students Union, the Gateway Building, run regular Bike Maintenance Sessions (Bike Pool), organise fun events, offer advice, and more! All of our events are open to everyone: University staff and students, local residents and visitors.
Local Route Inspiration
Want to know the best way to get around town on a bike? Don’t know where you can park your bike? Why not check out our Smart Travel Map of St Andrews and/or join us on a led ride.
Cycle Streets is an easy-to-use, comprehensive journey planner advises you not only of the time it will take, but also the route break-down, distance, elevation, calories burned, carbon saved, and how busy the route is likely to be.
Why should I cycle?
Cycling has many health benefits, including: