Golf Breaks Scotland


Scotland Golf Breaks. The Home of Golf. The first record of golf in Scotland dates from the 15th century (back then it was known as ‘gowf’). In 1764 the Links at St Andrews (now known as the Old Course).

With a legacy that spans six centuries, there is no finer place to play a round of golf than the country that gave the game to the world. You’ll be spoiled for choice on your golf break in Scotland with over 550 fantastic courses to play. Including links courses, parkland courses, heathland courses and everything else in between.
A golf trip to Scotland is also the perfect opportunity to see some of the world’s most prestigious tournaments being played out. Scotland regularly hosts The Open Championship and the Ricoh Women’s British Open, amongst others.

Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus, amongst scores of other top golfers, have all played here and many of Scotland’s most prestigious courses. Designed by golfing legends. ‘Old’ Tom Morris designed the Old and New Courses at St Andrews. James Braid is responsible for more than 250 British courses, including the world-famous King’s and Queen’s Courses at Gleneagles.

Popular Golf Breaks in Scotland include:

Carnoustie Golf Hotel

Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club

Fairmont St Andrews

Gleneagles Hotel

Machrihanish Dunes

The Old Course Hotel Golf Resort and Spa

Trump Turnberry Golf Resort

With golf having first been recorded in Scotland in the 15th century, the country is the undisputed ‘home of golf’, to such an extent that the Old Course at St Andrews is widely considered to be one of the essential places for golfing enthusiasts from around the world to visit during their lifetime.

Certainly, the Old Course – an ancient links course that has been around since the 16th century – is a place where we would thoroughly recommend those embarking on Scotland golf breaks to tee off.

However, there are more than 550 golf courses in total to be found throughout Scotland, with the greatest concentrations around Edinburgh and Glasgow, but also many excellent courses in less likely districts, and even on the distant northern islands.

It all means that when you want everything from a UK golf break – including variety, challenge, aesthetic appeal, variety, opulence and so much more – our selection of Scotland golf breaks here at will always be a great place to look first.

What brilliant golf courses have you got to choose from in Scotland?

So many of the ‘biggest hitters’ among international golf courses await your discovery in Scotland, including the likes of Carnoustie, Muirfield, Gleneagles, Royal Troon and Balcomie.

However, with our full range of available accommodations here at encompassing every Scottish region from Aberdeenshire, Angus and Ayrshire to Renfrewshire, the Scottish Borders and St Andrews, you really can tailor your holiday package with us in accordance with your every preference and requirement.

The aforementioned two big cities, for example, provide obvious focal points to build Scotland golf breaks around, giving you easy access on day trips to such urban attractions as Edinburgh Castle, the National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh Zoo and Glasgow’s Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) and Theatre Royal.

These cities are also known for their lively and interesting nightlife scenes, culinary experiences and shopping opportunities, so you really will have few excuses for boredom on your Scottish golfing holiday.

Scotland is he ‘original and best’ golfing holiday destination 

There’s so much to learn about golfing in Scotland on your break to this captivating country that is so rich in history and natural beauty, while also affording you a warm welcome. Did you know, for example, that such golf-related terms as ‘links’, ‘golf club’, ‘golf ball, ‘drive’ and even ‘tee’ are all Scottish in origin?

Oh, and Scotland has also boasted no shortage of legendary players of the game through the generations, ranging from Willie Anderson and Tommy Armour to Sandy Lyle and Colin Montgomerie.

We can hardly say that’s a great surprise, given the rich resources that Scottish golfers have had the privilege of growing up with – and with a little help from, you can quickly join them! Simply peruse our latest deals for Scotland golf breaks today to learn more about the many enticing packages that we currently have to offer.

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