Golfing Vacations in Scotland


For many centuries Scotland has been revered as the ideal location for a golf vacation. Some of the most spectacular locations in Scotland are historic gold minds filled with charm and charisma. Scotland offer up some of the most gorgeous locations to enjoy this sport.

Edinburgh in the north of Scotland is one of the more ideal centres for golf tours and holidays. Edinburgh offers a wide variety of nightlife, bars and restaurant and is defined as one of the most beautiful places in Europe. Not only is it surrounded by some of the most superior golf courses but also have shopping streets that can rival Princes Street offering a marvellous view overlooking the gardens to the castle, which dominates the skyline. Noteworthy is Gullane, a village outside the city which is home to the world famous Muirfield and four other 18 hole golf courses.

For golfers the village at Machrihanish Dunes has fast become Scotland’s most exhilarating resort destination. Possessing the world’s most natural golf course, luxurious seaside cottages, historic hotels you can see why this town is so exciting. All of these things and more are why anyone looking to enjoy an invigorating holiday in one of Scotland’s most picturesque corners, Machrihanish Dunes offers the best of everything from amenities and personal services and is nothing short of first class.

For over 400 years St Andrews, the birthplace of golf has been distinguished worldwide. Synonymous with the game of golf, this notable town, with its equally prehistoric university boasts a further three courses of championship standard. The Castle, the New and the Jubilee – whilst the Eden and Strathtyrum though offering a less challenging course, but none the less enjoyable 18 holes of golf. Just outside of town, the outstanding links at Kingsbarns, combined with the Torrance and Kittocks courses at the Fairmont St Andrews Hotel, make this area truly vacation heaven for all golfers.

The North of Scotland characterizes the image of the country as a whole for many people. This Highland area dotted with castles, mountains and heathers and brimming with whiskey is a melting pot of ingredients that create the charm of the area. Many golfers are explicitly drawn to the championship course at Dornoch and Nairn.  They are however many other courses in the areas well deserving of play. No wonder Scotland is considered fervently as the perfect spot for playing an exciting round of golf.

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