Escape to the beautiful city of Edinburgh
The city of Edinburgh remains an absolute staple destination for a golf break. Golfers are treated to the best of both worlds with some of Scotland’s most notable courses located on the outskirts of Edinburgh, meaning the destination is perfect for a combined city golf break. Edinburgh is a brilliant cultural and historical hub, with some excellent pubs, bars and restaurants ensuring there is plenty to do for the non-golfers among us.
Combine a golf & city break
Edinburgh is already known as a marvellous choice for tourists with its rich and vibrant historical sites, however, golfers will be overjoyed with the fact that Edinburgh is also home to some of the best courses in Scotland. What makes Edinburgh so great for golf courses is like the city, the courses of Edinburgh are rich in history and golfers will appreciate the truly unique atmospheres of Edinburgh’s courses, not to mention the immense passion shown by the locals.
There are many great golf courses in the vibrant capital of Scotland that it is hard to do them all justice. The two courses at Dalmahoy Golf and Country Club are amongst the finest in Edinburgh. The East Course is the more famous of the two having hosted past Solheim Cups, Scottish Opens and Scottish Seniors Opens. Nicknamed ‘The Beast’, the East Course is very demanding requiring golfers to show raw power off the tee, along with a delicate silky-smooth short game. The West Course although significantly shorter is also a great test for golfers, requiring the same silky-smooth short game and confidence with your putts.
Popular golf destinations in Edinburgh
Why book a golf break in Edinburgh?
The Scottish capital is a beautiful and fascinating city in its own right – ensuring plenty for non-golfers to enjoy. With its stunning scenery vibrant nightlife, restaurants and historic sites, it’s little wonder it’s one of the world’s most popular tourist centres. It is an ideal destination for those seeking the delights of a city break combined with easily accessible and fantastic quality golf courses.
Edinburgh’s proximity to East Lothian brings the great links golf courses of the East coastline into play, strengthening the case for an Edinburgh Golf Break.
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Experience a taste of Scottish hospitality
When it comes to accommodation, we’ve got your covered. Discover the true meaning of Scottish hospitality through hotels such as Jurys Inn Edinburgh and the Malmaison. Both are city-centre-based hotels, perfect if you’d like to stay close to the shops, cafes and nightlife and play at the likes of Braid Hills Golf Club and Silverknowes Golf Club. At these hotels, you will experience luxury, comfort and a good night’s sleep.
A superb period hotel that was once an asylum in the heart of Edinburgh; Hotel du Vin Edinburgh embraces its roots with classic décor, a Laroche tasting room, cigar lounge and extensive wine cellar. It is the perfect base for your golf tour in Edinburgh.