Edinburgh and East Lothian Golf Packages
Edinburgh and East Lothian Highlights
Golf in East Lothian near Edinburgh Scotland is world-renowned simply by being home to the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers at Muirfield. But as great and legendary as Muirfield is, golf in East Lothian and Edinburgh is much more. The home of golf in East Lothian is the town of Gullane, just 25 minutes from Edinburgh and around the corner from Muirfield. Gullane is, like St. Andrews, a place where the entire town revolves around golf. Gullane in East Lothian is the epitome of golf in Scotland where the locals have course after course after course to choose from, and choose from them they do as the courses are always teeming with locals! One of the great charms of an East Lothian and Edinburgh golf vacation package is the opportunity to experience Scotland golf with more of a local flair. Courses like Luffness New, Kilspindie, Longniddry, and the three courses at Gullane Golf Club deliver traditional Scottish golf with far lower green fees than the Open venues and can make a golf tour to East Lothian to be a re-warding experience both on the courses and in your wallet! Gullane is especially good value as the 2015 Scottish Open venue and if you lay your ears close enough to the ground, you will hear early whispers that Gullane might one day host the Open Championship itself. The golf East Lothian coast stretches on to North Berwick which is home to two historic and incredibly scenic links, where famous Bass Rock stands watch over them out in the Firth of Forth. The easiest course to access in East Lothian doesn’t take local knowledge to find, just a GPS. Dunbar Golf Club is a straight shot from Edinburgh Airport on the A1 road and makes for a great place to start your East Lothian golf tour. Make sure you combine the historic sights of Edinburgh, the Scottish capital, with your Edinburgh and East Lothian golf tour package! A visit to Edinburgh Castle and a walk down the “Royal Mile” are must-dos obviously and fans of the “wee dram” will love sampling a great lowlands whisky at Glenkinchie!
The Gullane Golf Club features multiple courses similar in many ways to St. Andrews with its multiple courses that are both old and new. The town of Gullane is uniquely focused on the game of golf and provides a true local flavor for those who wish to experience Scotland and the game of golf in the most complete and fulfilling way. Massive in size, this golf course has towering hills and perhaps some of the best panoramic views found anywhere in golfing venues throughout Scotland. From the hills of Fife to the expansive sea off in the distance, these are views that are not soon forgotten when visiting Gullane and the Gullane Golf Club. Clearly one of the best courses in Scotland, the Gullane Golf Club keeps players coming back from all points near and far around the world. Explore this Scottish course and prepare to be impressed.
Considered remarkably narrow in its architecture, the course is hardly two holes wide as players traverse the entire course. The Dunbar Golf Club features a unique boundary wall with the sea and is quaint, cozy and delightful by any stretch of the imagination. With just about every hole situated at sea level and the rocky beach always in sight, this is a Scottish course that must not be missed. Perhaps most impressive of all is that the wind blows steadily off of the water adding to the difficulty and increasing the intrigue of this great golf course in Scotland. With so much to offer it is clear to see why Dunbar Golf Club maintains its popularity with novice and professional golfers from all parts of the world. Explore this magnificent Scottish golf course and prepare to be impressed each and every time.
This is a delightfully beautiful course with magnificent course architecture and varying levels of difficulty. As home to the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, the Muirfield links have much to offer in terms of Scottish heritage and the Scottish culture. Perhaps most notable is this golf course has been ranked by “Golf Magazine” as the world’s number-one golfing venue. These Scottish links are truly like no other. With incredibly well manicured grounds and greens, weather permitting this is one of the best golf outings found anywhere in Scotland. With each hole on the course being unique and difficult, Muirfield is ideal for novices and professionals alike. When it comes to golfing tours of Scotland, Muirfield is clearly an excellent option for those wishing to experience Scottish golf courses up close and personal.
Inviting and welcoming in every way, the Longniddry Golf Club should not be missed when touring Scottish golf courses throughout the region. The course is simple yet incredibly impressive and beautifully manicured to the last detail. The clubhouse is a throwback to the old days of Scottish golfing. While the course lies inland it has a genuine links feel with a number of impressive Parkland style holes dispersed among beautifully aged trees. With a history of golfing dating back to the 1500s, the Longniddry Golf Club is a must-see for those touring the many beautiful golf courses of Scotland. With its unique and impressive design, this course offers varying degrees of difficulty and scenic beauty that is simply beyond compare. Those touring golf courses in Scotland would be best served by including Longniddry Golf Club on the list of courses that must be visited.
The Glen Golf Club is often called North Berwick East by locals and visitors alike. With rocky beach scenery and incredibly well manicured grounds and greens, this is truly a special treat for those who love the best that Scotland has to offer in terms of golf courses. Anyone in search of a great game of golf in Scotland needs to look no further than the Glen Golf Club. Offering bunkers not found anywhere else in Scotland, this is a great Scottish-links experience for professional golfers as well as novices and those just spectating. With so much to offer it is clear to see why Glen Golf Club continues to be a top pick among travelers from around the world wish to experience the very best in Scotland golf courses and all them they make possible.
The course is a maze of ancient stonewalls with a number of small burns weaving their way throughout. A number of greens are situated diagonally from the fairway and have ancient walls as their border. To enjoy the best and proper angle it is recommended to play to the left of the fairway. What makes the West Links at North Berwick so special is that each hole is amazingly unique. Those searching for a truly remarkable Scotland golfing experience need look no further than the West Links at North Berwick. No golfing tour of Scotland is complete without taking the time to explore all that this amazing golf club makes possible.
Anyone stopping will find that they have discovered the Littlestone Golf Club. It is situated directly on the coast just about halfway between Rye and Royal St. George’s. The course is particularly impressive because it directly in the shadow of the well-known and highly coveted White Cliffs of Dover. With a multitude of stunning and unique scenery and an informal clubhouse, this is a great place to play golf in Scotland. The course is so inviting that it just gets better with each round. Perhaps one of the most unique and memorable features of this great Scottish golf course is its old brick water tower positioned just to the left of the 18th tee. Genuine old-world feels along with magnificent and perfectly manicured greens and fairways, this is one golf course in Scotland that simply should not be missed. Explore the Luffness New Golf Club today.
With no less than 36 amazing and truly remarkable Scottish golf holes to be played, these links draw attention of people from virtually every corner of the world. Running right along the sea, there is a unique variety of difficulty while the scenic beauty is second to none. Tall pine trees and panoramic views of the ocean along with several heavily forested areas make for a natural landscape that borders the fairway and the greens like no other Scottish golf course. Considered a challenging links course in Scotland, the Archerfield Links allow visitors to experience true Scottish tradition when it comes to golfing. Dating back to the late 1800s, this is a Scottish golfing experience that is highly recommended.
Whether spending the day or just partaking in a quick round of golf at these historic links, each hole is unique and challenging making for a great day of golf. Multiple championships have been held on the course over the years with its beautiful and inviting clubhouse, a true Scottish classic stone building. The course looks and feels exactly as it did in times gone by and is one of the oldest playing golf courses in Scotland. The course features an impressive Pro shop and is the ideal destination for even the most modest Scotland golf vacation experience. Visit Musselburgh Links and prepare to be impressed by one of Scotland’s best of courses.
The course overlooks the Firth of Forth with remarkable views of the world renowned and unmistakable North Sea inlet. This course is also home to the Bruntsfield Links Golfing Society, which happens to be one of the oldest in the world to date. Another notable aspect of the Bruntsfield Links is its renowned clubhouse. With notable architecture and delightful luncheons, this is another great way to experience golfing in Scotland as it was centuries ago. With amazing historical significance, a unique location, beautiful fairways and meticulously manicured greens, Bruntsfield is the perfect addition to any Scottish golfing tour experience. Once you visited you are likely to return year after year.
In close proximity to Gullane, there is much to see and do in terms of golfing and a wide range of other activities. The Kilspindie Golf Club is regarded by many as one of the more fun and quirky golf courses in Scotland. Ancient stonewalls, beautiful course architecture and carefully maintained and manicured fairways and greens make for a Scottish golfing experience that is simply beyond compare. With so much to offer is clear to see why Kilspindie Golf Club is so popular among travelers as well as locals. Best of all, the Kilspindie Golf clubhouse is easily accessible and genuinely enjoyable. Featuring a locker room, clubroom and bar, this is an inviting clubhouse that will draw you back time and again. When touring amazing golfing venues around Scotland adding the Kilspindie Golf Club to the list is always recommended.
West Links Road, Gullane, East Lothian EH31 2BB, United Kingdom
The North Berwick Golf Club, Beach Road, North Berwick, Scotland, United Kingdom
Dunbar Golf Club, Dunbar, United Kingdom
Luffness New Golf Club, Aberlady, East Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
Cowden Hill Dr, North Berwick EH39 5HS, United Kingdom
Archerfield Links, North Berwick, United Kingdom
Duncur Rd, Muirfield, Gullane, East Lothian EH31 2EG, United Kingdom
Stables Pavillion Musselburgh Racecourse Complex, Balcarres Rd, Musselburgh EH21 7SR, United Kingdom
Links Rd, Longniddry, East Lothian EH32 0NL, United Kingdom
Bruntsfield Links, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Glen Golf Club, Tantallon Terrace, North Berwick, United Kingdom
Kilspindie Golf Club, Aberlady, East Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
- The North Berwick
- Luffness New
- Private: The Renaissance Club
- Archerfield Links (Fidra Course)
- Musselburgh Links
- Bruntsfield Links
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