Spectators Guide

Getting There 

Kingsbarns Golf Links is located on the east coast of Scotland near the village of Kingsbarns, 7 miles (10 km) southeast of St Andrews, Fife.

Address:

Kingsbarns Golf Links,
Kingsbarns,
St Andrews
KY16 8QD

Travelling by Road

Visitors and spectators are advised to turn off their satellite navigation systems and follow the appropriate signage.

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From Edinburgh Airport: Allow 1 Hour and 25 Minutes.
Take A90 over the Road Bridge on to the M90. At junction 2A take the A92 towards Kirkcaldy/Glenrothes. Continue on A92 to Preston Roundabout in Glenrothes then takes 3rd exit onto the A911 then at next roundabout take second exit onto A915, continue on A915 to St Andrews. As you enter St. Andrews follow signs and turn right on Lamond Drive. At the end of Lamond Drive, at the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto A917. Stay on the A917 toward Crail.  After passing through the village of Kingsbarns, the entrance to Kingsbarns Golf Links is sign posted on the left 800 yards (750m) beyond Back Stile.

From Dundee: Allow 45 Minutes driving time.
Cross the Tay Road Bridge towards St. Andrews. At the roundabout take the 2nd exit and stay on the A92. At the roundabout take the 1st exit onto the A914. Continue straight onto A919. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Station Road/A919. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto A91. At the next two roundabouts, continue straight onto A917. Turn right onto South St/A917. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Abbey St/A917. Take A917 toward Crail.  After passing through the village of Kingsbarns, the entrance to Kingsbarns Golf Links is sign posted on the left 800 yards (750m) beyond Back Stile.

From St Andrews: Allow 20 Minutes driving time.
Take A917 toward Crail.  After passing through the village of Kingsbarns, the entrance to Kingsbarns Golf Links is sign posted on the left 800 yards (750m) beyond Back Stile.

During the championship follow AA sign posted routes for the quickest and easiest journey to Kingsbarns

Travelling by Rail.

The closest rail station to Kingsbarns is Leuchars. Trains leave from Edinburgh approximated every 30minutes to Leuchars Rail Station, please check timetables for more accurate journey information, Sunday departures vary.

There is no official shuttle from the Leuchars station to the event. Taxis & public buses are available at Leuchars station. A bus service (99C) leaves Leuchars Rail Station to St. Andrews approximately every hour. On arrival at the bus depot in St. Andrews, you can connect on to a second bus service (95) towards Kingsbarns which drops just outside the venue.

Spectator Village & Facilities

Take a break from the links and spend some time at the Spectator Village. With a number of food and beverage options, dedicated kids play area, and giant TV screen, there is no need to miss any of the golf.                                    

There’s fun for all family at our Ricoh Golf Zone with activities including golf lessons, chipping challenge and putting green.

Free Parking

Please remember it is free to park at the Ricoh Women’s British Open. Please do not try and park offsite or in the village of Kingsbarns as parking restrictions will be enforced.

Top Tips

Top Tips

1. Keep up-to-date with Live Scoring from the Championship at rwbo.com
2. Grandstand seats are available on the 1st tee and 18th
green. These are allocated on a first-come-first-serve basis.
3. Wear comfortable shoes
4. Please keep your phone on silent
5. Don’t forget your sunscreen, cap and umbrella

FAQ

FAQ

1. Where can I park?
Free parking is available

2. Can I bring a child’s buggy/pushchair
Yes you can. However please be aware of uneven terrain

3. Can I bring my camera?
Cameras are permitted in the spectator village and surrounding areas but must not be used on the golf course to shoot ‘Live Play’

4. Can I bring a bag / rucksack
Bags and rucksacks are permitted at the Championship and there are no restrictions on size. Please note that all bags are subjected to a search on entry.

5. Can I bring my own food and drink
Yes you can but alcoholic beverages are not permitted.

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