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Stay and play golf in the Highlands of Scotland at Inverness and stay at Pentahotels Inverness and play golf at the fantastic Fortrose & Rosemarkie Golf Links.

Pentahotel Inverness the perfect place from which to sample the beautiful otherness of the Scottish Highlands. Like the local VIP and star visitor attraction Nessie, it’s very rare that you’ll witness true friendliness, helpfulness from the staff and a genuinely cool design in your hotel, but that’s only if you don’t know penta. A 90-room concept over five floors, pentahotel may only be a minute’s walk away from Inverness railway station but it’s far, far away from what you’ve experienced elsewhere.

The hotel has 90 spacious guest rooms (also some smoking rooms), all with hairdryer and full set of chic toiletries. Kick back and enjoy free WIFI access to the internet, with free on-demand pay TV for your premium sports and movie channels.

Whilst on your golf break in Scotland your room is your castle and Penta will treat you royally, starting with our (far-from-standard) standard double rooms. Many venues offer a touch more, there are several penta formats, including junior, plus, deluxe and grand options.

The hotel has laundry service, room service is available 24/7 and you have a choice of free and premium WIFI. Need to sweat? Work out in our high-spec fitness room. If you’re driving, limited parking on site with parking also available nearby – just ask at the pentalounge.

Shoot to chill in the pentalounge. It’s the heart of the hotel, billiard table, latest game console, 24-hour bar and the best steak n´ burger and cocktail combos in town.

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The Golf

Welcome to Fortrose and Rosemarkie Golf Club

LINKS GOLF SINCE 1793 - THE 15TH OLDEST RECORDED CLUB IN THE WORLD

VOTED SCOTLAND'S BEST GOLFING EXPERIENCE - SCOTTISH GOLF TOURISM AWARDS 2017

Located on the Chanonry Peninsula in the ‘Black Isle’ our Scottish links golf course enjoys breathtaking views over the Moray Firth, very close to the City of Inverness. Our links course is now confirmed as being the 15th Oldest Recorded Club in the World in 1793. The course was later re-designed by the five time Open Champion James Braid in 1932.

Representatives from Fortrose & Rosemarkie Golf Club recently attended at the Scottish Golf Tourism Awards which were held at the Turnberry Golf Resort towards the end of October 2017. On the night, we were presented (as voted for by the public) with the award for Scotland’s Best Golfing Experience (value for money) in front of over 400 members from the golf industry. The Luxury Travel Guide Lifestyle Awards have also honoured us with the accolade of 'Golf Club of the Year for Scotland 2018'.

This amazing image was captured by member – Kenny Gaittens.

Fortrose & Rosemarkie GC - 18th Hole - Aurora

There is documentary evidence of golf being played over 'Chanonry' which is now called Fortrose dating back to 1702. It was contained in a letter from a Mr George MacKenzie of Balconie, a cousin of the Earl of Seaforth and provost of Fortrose at that time. Writing to his Edinburgh law agent, he thanks him for sending him a club and golf balls but admits that as a farmer he should not really be playing golf at harvest time. He then excuses himself at succumbing to such sporting pleasure by adding the words ‘Oportet Vivre’ (Life is for living) – a philosophy followed by many golfers to this day!

Playing on one of the finest links golf courses in Scotland is a must for your golfing calendar, especially as we are so close to other distinguished links in the area, such as Royal Dornoch, Castle Stuart and Nairn. Our passion on what is the 15th Oldest Recorded Club in the World (1793) is to provide all visitors who come to our venue with the most memorable round of traditional Scottish links golf possible.

Fortrose & Rosemarkie GC new

The greens are not just fast but also deceptive, with tight fairways and strategically placed bunkers throughout the course – the trademark of the all-time master of bunkering, James Braid. Whilst the course is playing to its full capacity, members, their guests and any golfers visiting our links can play from ANY of our Tees. The choice is your own so you can of course play from the Yellow, White or the new Black tees which will add to the experience of playing on a true Scottish Links Golf Course. Ladies are advised to play from the RED tees. Visiting Golfers with a higher handicap are advised to play from the Yellow or White Tees.

Example Packages

Midweek Summer rate

1 night B&B and 2 rounds of golf only £135pp

This includes bacon roll on arrival at the golf course on the first day.