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YMCA Glenrothes - Alexander Road (The WASH)

128 Alexander Road

Glenrothes

KY7 4JD

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Scotland is a beautiful country famous for its breathtaking views of wild landscapes, mist shrouded mountains and rolling hills that go one for miles.

A country with a fascinating history dating back to the first century well known for kilts, bagpipes whiskey and of course haggis.

Highlights of this Discovery Visit will include:

  • A trip to St Andrews, one of Scotland’s famous towns with spectacular beaches, fascinating museums, and a vibrant arts and cultural scene.

  • An opportunity to visit local youth projects including a youth café.

  • A tour of Glenrothes YMCA including their accommodation services for young people.

  • Experience a ‘Ceilidh’ a Scottish themed evening with traditional food, dance and music hosted in the Glenrothes Community Centre.

  • A day out at Edinburgh Fringe festival. The largest arts festival in the world which welcomes tens of thousands of participants from over 50 countries to perform across Edinburgh.

This visit is being coordinated by YMCA Glenrothes and YMCA-YWCA Cupar.

Trip Information
Starts: Thursday 8, Glenrothes, evening (delegates will need to arrange own transport from London to Glenrothes, will then check in to arranged accommodation (The Golden Acorn Hotel in Glenrothes YMCA), and have a free evening upon arrival - catering begins with breakfast on Friday 9). If flying to Scotland, arrival into Edinburgh Airport (where a direct bus goes from airport to Glenrothes) or by train. Departure will be from Glenrothes Community Centre on Sunday 11 August.


Helpful travel advice
Below are are number of travel options for traveling to this visit

By Train: Train from London Kings Cross to Glenrothes (6hrs 4mins approximately £147.00)

By Air: Fly from London Standsted or London City to Edinburgh Airport (1hr 20 mins approximately £35) Then take the bus to Glenrothes.


There are a number of airports to travel from for your return journey the nearest airports are Edinburgh Airport (1hr 12mins), Dundee Airport (1hr 1hr 45mins)

Useful Websites
By air https://www.omio.com/ or http://www.skyscanner.net
By trains: www.trainline.com or www.nationalrail.com


During your visit your host YMCA will coordinate travel, accommodation, food and ticket entry to any excursions.


Please note that all trips are non-refundable at the time of booking. If you have any further questions, please look at our FAQs. We also invite you to view our Discovery Visits Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy. You can also contact us via email

As a reminder, if you are not registered for YMCA175 already please do so at www.ymca175.com. This is not included in the cost of your Discovery Visit, and is a requirement of being eligible to participate in Discovery Visits.




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YMCA Glenrothes - Alexander Road (The WASH)

128 Alexander Road

Glenrothes

KY7 4JD

United Kingdom

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