Yorkston Guest House , St. Andrews – 4 Star

A warm welcome awaits you at our family run guest house. Our location is in the west end of St Andrews, only a few minutes’ walk to the restaurants, cafes and bars. The famous first tee of the Old Course can be easily walked to in 10 minutes. Visitors to the University of St Andrews will find our location ideal for the Science Buildings on the North Haugh and the Observatory.

Our 10 rooms are not uniform or identical. All are unique with their own individual charm and home comforts. Have a further look through our website to find out more.

We offer a tempting range of breakfast options from our enticing help yourself buffet to a traditional full Scottish breakfast cooked to order.

Your hosts are four generations, a lifetime of experience in hospitality. Looking after guests is more than just a job! We have welcomed guests from all over the world.

If you would like to explore further afield, St Andrews can be a perfect base from which to explore the wider Kingdom of Fife including the quaint fishing villages of the East Neuk.

Accommodations :

We have 10 beautifully decorated bedrooms. All offer that oh so essential comfy bed with crisp white linen and many thoughtful little extras that will make your stay special.

All our bedrooms are located on the first or second floor, there are no ground floor bedrooms.

For your enjoyment during your stay all bedrooms have:

– Complimentary welcome tray replenished throughout your stay
– Flat screen remote control digital TV
– Hairdryer
– shaver and USB points
– Free Wireless Internet Access

– Luxury Scottish Fine Soap Toiletries

A late key is provided allowing access at all times.


All our breakfast options are freshly prepared using locally sourced ingredients,  where possible.  Breakfast is served in our spacious dining room.

We also offer packed breakfasts for guests whose day has an early start.

We have been awarded a Taste Our Best Award  by Visit Scotland for our commitment to serving quality Scottish produce prepared with care and delivered with passion.


Sit back, relax and enjoy your freshly cooked breakfast served to you at your own table in our charming breakfast room.

Served daily from 8 – 9am

Select your starter from our tempting buffet selection and order your entrée from our varied seasonal menu.  

By prior arrangement, a continental breakfast bag can be provided for those early departures or those golfers with an early tee time.


You don’t stay in a guest house for a bland breakfast do you? Thats why we choose the very best local suppliers and know where our food has come from.

You only need to look at our eggs to know they are special – large and free range, from D. Blyth and Son, Leven.

Award winning Craft Butcher JB Penman, Crail source our bacon, sausage and black pudding from farms in Fife, Tayside and Angus

Fresh fish is delivered to our door from down the road in St Monans by J&G Wilson Fish Merchant

Golf :

The Yorkston Guest House is the perfect location to play the finest golf courses in the area of St. Andrews  like the Old Course , New Course, Jubilee Course , Castle Course , Kingsbarns, Dumbarnie Links, Torrance Course , Crail , Scotscraig , and the famous Carnoustie links a short 45 minute away.