Play at the historic home of golf

Whether it's a visit to the historical Open Rota venues of Royal Troon and Carnoustie, or a city break in Aberdeen or Dundee, a trip to Scotland is a must for every golfer. From the North, East or West, it is a country steeped in the traditions of the game and with some of the best quality golf resorts in the world. Gleneagles, Fairmont St Andrews and Turnberry, offer golf in it's purest form.

Why play golf in Scotland?

  • Classic links courses steeped in history
  • Be immersed in the dramatic Scottish highlands and lowlands
  • Magnificent Open Championship venues
  • Celebrate a round of golf with a traditional whisky
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Take a golfing pilgrimage

Take a pilgrimage to The Home of Golf on your next golf break with a visit to Scotland. Follow in the footsteps of Open winners such as Nick Faldo and Jack Nicklaus and test your game out in St Andrews. With seven courses in the town, including the world-famous Old Course as well as the highly-acclaimed New Course and picturesque Castle Course, it's time to make a dent in your bucket list!

Away from the Auld Grey Toon, you'll find an abundance of incredible golf across Scotland, from Turnberry and Royal Toon in the West, up to Castle Stuart, Royal Dornoch and Dunbar in the Highlands.

If you're looking for an action-packed break both on and off the course, why not base your next golf trip in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee or Aberdeen, incredible city breaks with easy access to some of the best courses in the UK.

Why choose Scottish golf?

Whether it’s the historic Highlands, the West Coast, the Kingdom of Fife, Aberdeen or East Lothian, Scotland boasts many spectacular landscapes, ideal for a UK golf break. It’s the great location of the courses, enchanting scenery and top-class hotels that keeps golfers returning. The variety of parkland courses coupled with picturesque scenery will take your breath away.

Experience coastal views and fresh, sumptuous cuisine at East Lothian, Scotland’s golf coast. Destinations like Fife, Edinburgh and Ayrshire benefit from their proximity to a wide range of Scottish attractions, history, bars and restaurants. Choose from a variety of great quality hotels and resorts to complete your stay.

With so many golf-rich areas, there is no right answer when selecting a break to Scotland. Fife is one of the country’s most popular golf destination and a great base is the five-star Fairmont St Andrews. The resort is home to two 18-hole clifftop courses as well as luxury accommodation and excellent spa facilities.

Explore by map

Not sure where to play? Browse our map and find your ideal destination in a continent of possibilities. We know you will be spoiled for choice! Remember our knowledgeable golf experts are ready to answer any questions.

Stunning golf resorts & hotels

When it comes to accommodation, golfers are spoilt for choice. Golf breaks in Scotland are more than just the stunning golf courses and beautiful views; the variety of luxury resorts like those found at Turnberry, Fairmont, St Andrews and the 2014 Ryder Cup venue Gleneagles, also add to Scotland’s golfing appeal.

The impressive Dalmahoy, as well as Qhotels Westerwood, means that you won’t be stuck for choice when it comes to selecting a destination for a Scottish golf holiday.

Golf travel tips for Scotland

Best months for golfing weather:

May to September

Best months for value:

April & October

Most popular months:

May, June & September

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Exploring Scotland

Aside from the golf, Scotland is an exciting and enchanting country to explore, with so much to see and do. From the abundance of historic castles, tartan mills and whisky distilleries, it is a magical land filled with myth and legend.

From the spectacular countryside to the lively cities it is graced with an abundance of first-rate attractions, great nightlife and fantastic food places. As the second most popular city in the UK, Edinburgh is ideal for a fun-filled city golf break where you can explore top attractions such as Edinburgh Castle and Princess Street Gardens.

For days that demand adventure, the magical highlands are a must, riddled with history and set amidst spellbinding scenery.

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