In a previous existence, we lived in Scotland for twenty years and it’s always good to return, as we did recently for a week’s holiday.
One of our favourite places is St Andrews – home of golf and also Scotland’s oldest University (established between 1410 and 1413) . We know it pretty well – not least because our daughter went to school there – but never tire of it. This is one of the gates to her alma mater, St Leonard’s:
The town centre is very compact and there are plenty of solid old stone buildings to admire – together with their characterful doors:
Some of the architecture is not only old but comparatively unusual, like this stone porch:
Not so unusual, but still attractive is this old half-spiral staircase:
The overall impression is one of solidity:
More from St Andrews next week.
Thursday Doors 3 November 2016