Special Interest: Golf

  • St Andrews

    There are seven courses around St Andrews, the most famous of which is the old course which regularly hosts the Open Championship. All seven courses are public courses but the Old course is the most popular and difficult to secure a tee-time. Although members of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club have ...view more

  • Fife

    Fife is at the heart of what is considered to be the greatest golfing area in the world - the stretch between Carnoustie in Angus and Dunbar in East Lothian. There are over 45 courses in Fife that include the 7 courses in and around St Andrews. The Old Course at St Andrews is a public course that al...view more

  • Kintyre

    Machrihanish Golf Club is a famously long and international standard golf course that almost certainly would have been the host of many significant golf events if only it was located in a more accessable place. However it is well worth the journey to get to and generally there is no problem in booki...view more

  • Arran

    There are three 18 hole golf courses in Brodick, Lamlash and Whiting Bay, three nine-hole courses in Corrie, Machrie and Lochranza and one unique 12-hole course in Shiskine. Most of the courses have good facilities, and nearly all provide excellent catering either on-site or nearby. Some golf course...view more

  • East Lothian

    East Lothian is home to some of Scotlands finest golf courses. Indeed it is often remarked that the coastline between Carnoustie in Angus and Dunbar in the South-east of East Lothian is the finest stretch of golfing land in the world, mainly because it is rare to play without a certain amount of win...view more