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St Andrews Graduation Weeks

The Inn at Lathones is only a short drive from St Andrews' ancient and much revered University and over the years has become the location of choice for many parents, graduates and graduands to stay during Graduation Weeks. With the notoriously difficult parking in town it can be a blessing not to have to worry about parking and we can arrange your transfers to suit.

There a re two graduation weeks at St Andrews University in June and November and we would be delighted to look after your needs from accommodation to lunches and dinners or even a private function in our Stables for larger groups.

The University host a number of events for these very special weeks and the ceremonies themselves - even when royalty are not in attendance - provide the graduands and their families memories for a lifetime.

The Garden Party

The University of St Andrews host graduation garden parties on each day of the graduation week - they always sell out to early confirmation of places is required. 

The garden parties are a traditional part of the St Andrews graduation and are held in the marquee on Lower College Hall lawn in St Salvator’s Quad or the walled garden at Castlecliffe on the Scores with sparkling wine, tea, coffee, a selection of sandwiches and cakes memorable afternoon.

Thanksgiving Service

Short services of Thanksgiving are held in St Salvator’s Chapel. This year they are on Tuesday 24, Wednesday 25, Thursday 26 and Friday 27 June 2014 at 9.30am and they last no more than thirty minutes.

November Graduation

The School splits are yet to be confirmed but there will be three ceremonies taking place on the 1st of December and The Inn at Lathones would be delighted to reserve your rooms or tables for you.