Explore the historic Home of Golf

Some of the world's best 'hidden gems' are to be found in Scotland. Base yourself in Edinburgh, Dundee or Glasgow for easy access to some unbelievable courses.

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 golf break in Scotland is a must for all golfers. From the North, East or West, it is a country steeped in the traditions of the game hosting some of the best quality golf resorts in the world. Gleneagles, Fairmont St Andrews and Turnberry offer Scottish golf in its purest form.

Why book a golf break to Scotland?

  • Tick off bucket-list links courses steeped in history
  • From St Andrews to Turnberry – indulge in Open Championship venues
  • Enjoy locally made whiskies, either in the distilleries or the 19th hole
  • Explore Scotland’s historic sights, from Edinburgh Castle to St Andrew Cathedral
  • From resort breaks to golf tours, make your next golf trip special
  • Book a great range of 1 night breaks online today
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The Home of Golf

Universally acknowledged as the Home of Golf, St Andrews is an ideal base for your Scottish break. 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, with the likes of Turnberry and Royal Troon in the West, and 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 golf courses in Scotland.

What makes a Scotland golf break so special?

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 destinations 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.

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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 stay & play resorts like those found at Fairmont, St Andrews and the 2014 Ryder Cup venue Gleneagles, also add to Scotland’s golfing appeal. With three golf courses on-site, an incredible spa and a Michelin-starred restaurant in the hotel, Gleneagles is tough to beat.

With the impressive Dalmahoy, as well as the Westerwood Hotel & Golf Resort, you won’t be stuck for choice when it comes to selecting a destination for a Scottish golf break. If stay & play resorts like Turnberry aren't what you're looking for, a golf tour is a prime option to visit must-play courses across regions such as Ayrshire and East Lothian.

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

Our experts recommend:

June

Things to see & do on your Scottish golf break

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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