Experience a traditional Scottish golf break
Home to beautiful picturesque golf courses and resorts, the Scottish Borders is easily reachable, perfectly situated only a few hour’s drive from the major cities of northern England, as well as the Scottish cities of Edinburgh or Glasgow. It is an ideal location to pass through and explore if you are doing a golf tour. Enjoy the beauty of Scottish golf away from the crowds and for a fantastic value.
Why play golf in the Scottish Borders?
- Stunning scenery
- Synonymous with rivers, reivers & rugby
- Great value
- Good for groups
Top-quality golf away from the hustle & bustle
The region boasts some fantastic courses including Dave Thomas designed Roxburghe Golf Course that measures in at 7,111 yards. Challenging in itself with bunkers, rolling fairways, and strategically placed water features, it is a beautiful feast for the eyes. An immediate hit with pro golfers such as Colin Montgomerie, the golf course record is held by Sergio Garcia with a 6 under par 66.
Set in stunning private grounds of New Woll Estate, The Woll Golf Course is a must-play. The 18-hole parkland course follows the gentle contours of the Ale valley with mature trees, beautiful stone dykes, ponds, and burns running through it. It is one of the most popular courses in the Borders due to its setting and the challenge of the course which is enjoyed by golfers of all levels. Surrounded by woodland and away from hustle and bustle, it is a great course to relax on and enjoy your golf.
If you’re looking for a real challenge, a course that requires power fame as well as an accurate one, The Macdonald Cardrona golf course if for you. With the River Tweed coming into play, it provides an enjoyable round for players of all abilities and would be a perfect fit for anyone looking at playing golf in Scotland.
Golf in Scottish Borders
Discover Scotland’s hidden gem
There are so many things you can see and do when you’re not on the fairways. The Scottish borders is a land rich in heritage and surrounded by gently undulating countryside. Discover ancient abbey ruins, visit castles and stately homes, and test your taste buds on haggis bonbons.
Some top attractions include the 14th century Melrose Abbey, Floors Castle & Gardens, and Abbotsford House. For those looking to explore the outdoors, Pentland Hills is a stunningly scenic area with lots of nature trails you can go on.
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