Places to Go
Craigtoun Country ParkPlaces to Go
posted January 31st 2019
- Open 24/7 with free facilities available all year round
- Seasonal paid attractions from Easter to October holidays
With free entry, free parking and on-site café, Craigtoun really is the ideal place for a family day out. Situated in 47 acres of well-maintained grounds, just 2 miles from St Andrews, the park is open all year round and visitors can enjoy free facilities such as the adventure playground, trampolines, Fairy Glen, trim trail and a 30ft zip wire.
Our Seasonal Paid Attractions are supervised by staff and volunteers and operate on selected dates between the school Easter holidays and the October holidays. These include the Rio Grande Miniature Railway and Puffin’ Billy tractor rides, boating, putting, crazy golf, bouncy castles and pedal cars. Day bands and season passes are available for unlimited use.
The Craigtoun Café serves a selection of hot and cold drinks and snacks and a variety of scooping ice cream and ice lollies. Daily specials, kids’ menus and allergen friendly options are all available. At peak times we also have a Snack Shack open at the Bouncy Castle area.
The Craigtoun Picnic Hut is available to hire for private parties and social group outings and we’ll even produce a specially tailored letter trail to keep your party occupied. Events can be self-catered or packages are available from the Craigtoun Café.
During the season we operate a series of Event Days which are great fun for all the family.
** Visit on the Easter weekend and join in all of the fun of Craigtoun Country Park Easter Fayre **
On Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st April between 10am and 5pm join us for our Easter celebrations and you and your grandchildren can enjoy:
- Free entry.
- Free parking.
- Free entertainment.
- Craft Stalls.
- Story-telling from 11am.
- Claddach Farm Alpacas.
- Easter Bunny Trails and Easter Crafts for £3 each.
On Saturday there’ll also be Party Games and Character Fun with Jolly Jigglers between 12pm and 2pm and on Easter Sunday Jamie the Jester will be providing a Magic Show and Balloon Modelling between 12pm and 2pm.
2019 admission prices will be incurred for all regular attractions.
For more information, visit our website www.friendsofcraigtoun.org.uk or contact our Ticket Office on 01334 472013.
Children under 3 are always free of charge
The Craigtoun Amenities will run from Saturday 30th March 2019 as follows:
Monday – Sunday: 1030 – 1700 hrs
Saturday 30th March – Monday 22nd April: Open Daily
Saturday 27th April – Sunday 26th May: Weekends Only
Monday 6th & Monday 27th May: Special Bank Holiday Openings
Saturday 1st June – Sunday 1st September: Open Daily
Saturday 7th September – Sunday 29th September: Weekends Only
Saturday 5th October – Sunday 20th October: Open Daily
Individual ride ticket (under 3s free) – £1.60
Buy 10 tickets, get 1 free – £16.00
Day Band Individual (under 3s free) – £8.00
Day Band for a Group of Three – £23.00
Day Band for a Group of Four – £27.00
Day Band for an Additional Group Member – £5.00
Season Pass Individual (under 3s free) – £30.00
Season Pass for a Group of Three – £75.00
Season Pass for a Group of Four – £85.00
Season Pass for an Additional Group Member – £25.00
Nearest train station:
The nearest train station to Craigtoun is Leuchars – KY16 0AA
There is plenty of free, on-site parking.
Details correct at time of publishing.
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