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St Andrews Parent experience

If you have any questions please contact us with any questions. Before filling in the travel questionnaire or booking your flights please read over our travel details.


Before arriving at ISSOS

Student questionnaire Travel questionnaire Visa information Packing list


Have your own ISSOS Experience

ISSOS is based in beautiful locations that offer brilliant destinations for a break. Why not have your own ISSOS experience and take advantage of the VIP rates and conections that ISSOS has arranged just for you.

If you would like to visit St Andrews or Cambridge and meet the teachers and staff of the summer school at our parents reception, which we hold at the end of each session, please let us know.


Additional Information

To download a full information pack with information on; Cultural trips, mailing address at the summer school, the town, pocket money, laundry and packing lists etc please click below.

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St Andrews Accomodation

The Fairmont, St Andrews

5 Star international hotel set on a 520 acre estate overlooking the stunning coatline of St Andrews. With lavish rooms and a luxurious spa, thei Fairmont is the most popular options amounts ISSOS parents.

ISSOS parents will can benefit from a VIP service and a preferred room, spa and golf rate. (please contact us for a booking reference)

The Old Course Hotel, St Andrews

A member of The Leading Hotels of The World, The Old Course Hotel is St Andrews’ most famous 5 star resort. Located on the edge of the world famous Old Course and overlooking the sea, this is the place to stay for spectacular views, great location and fantastic service.

ISSOS parents will benefit from a 20% discount.

Things to Do in St Andrews

Blown Away

Take advantage of the amazing beaches in St Andrews and try landyachting, sea kayaking or zap catting. Blown away will tailor a day of water sports in any way you like, great guys who bring the St Andrews beach to life.

Whisky Tasting

Scotland is famous for many things, not least its whiskey. Take advantage of one of the best whiskey collections around and sample some of Scotlands best whiskeys at Luvians bottle shop in the center of St Andrews.

Experience Edinburgh - Scotland's Capital City

Take time out of St Andrews and experience the capital city of Edinburgh. ISSOS would recommed taking a tailored walking tour round the dynamic city and learning about its rich history.

Scottish Routes Walking Tours

Tailor make your own scottish tour, take a few days out and discover the highlands of Scotland, taste whiskey from all over the country and come face to face with a few highland coos. Alternatively take a day out and walk around Edinburgh - what ever the Scottish experience you are looking for Scottish Routes will create one just for you.

Edinburgh Accommodation 

Nira Caledonia

Located on Gloucester Place, amongst the cobbled streets of New Town, this romantic boutique property combines the luxury of a top five star hotel with the intimacy and peace of a cosy townhouse.  

George Hotel 

This 18th century hotel is centrally located in the beautiful and historic city of Edinburgh and is easily accessible from Edinburgh International Airport, all major transport links and just minutes from Waverley Train Station.