Fall in love with the game all over again in Scotland, the birthplace of golf
Playing golf in Scotland is more than just a vacation, it’s a pilgrimage. And it is something that every golfer should experience in their lifetime. This is the very cradle of the game, a country blessed with beautiful scenery, history and culture, plus the small matter of the most historic golf courses on the planet.
From the iconic Open Championship venues of St Andrews, Carnoustie, Turnberry and Prestwick, to the classic Royal links of Dornoch, Aberdeen or Troon, the golfing vacation of a lifetime is guaranteed. Wherever you choose to base yourself – Edinburgh, St Andrews, the Highlands or the South West Coast - let us make your Scotland golf dreams a reality with a tailor-made tour that you’ll never forget.
Why book a Scotland golf vacation?
- Scotland is the home of golf and where the game began
- Incredible historic courses dating back to the 15th century
- More golf courses per capita than anywhere else in the world
- Play five current Open Championship courses
- Breath-taking scenery, majestic castles & great pubs
- Legendary Scottish hospitality & friendly welcome
Popular golf destinations in Scotland
The history of the game begins here
Take a pilgrimage to the Home of Golf on your next overseas golf vacation. Follow in the footsteps of Open Championship winners such as Jack Nicklaus, Tom Watson and Tiger Woods, 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 throughout the country, from Turnberry and Royal Troon in the West, up to Castle Stuart, Royal Dornoch and Nairn in the Highlands. And let’s not forget about Scotland’s Golf Coast in East Lothian, just 45 minutes from Edinburgh, with the likes of Gullane, Muirfield and plenty more.
Why choose a golf vacation in Scotland?
Whether it’s the beautiful Highlands, the rugged West Coast, the ancient Kingdom of Fife which is centered around St Andrews, Aberdeen or East Lothian, its the deep golfing history along with such spectacular and varied scenery that makes Scotland an incredible golf destination.
International access is best through either Edinburgh or Glasgow, from where every region is reachable by car. Although a relatively small country, and with such an abundance of wonderful golf courses on offer, we recommend not trying to fit too much into your itinerary. Stick with one or two regions max and simply come back again and again!
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.
Play the best golf courses in Scotland
Discover Scotland's luxury golf resorts & stunning hotels
When it comes to accommodation, rather like the golf, visitors really are spoilt for choice in Scotland. From five-star golf resorts like Trump Turnberry, Gleneagles and Fairmont St Andrews to boutique hotels and intimate B&Bs, we offer multiple options to suit all personal tastes, group types and budgets.
One thing you will never forget is the legendary 'full Scottish breakfast' that sets you up perfectly for the day.
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Add a little extra to your golf vacation in 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, littered with breath-taking mountains, lochs and glens to the lively cities, Scotland is graced with unlimited sightseeing opportunities. Perhaps on your travels you will spot the legendary Loch Ness Monster, or encounter a tartan kilted Highlander or hear the unmistakable sound of bagpipes.
Wherever you go you are in for a real treat.