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A Guide to Golfing Breaks in Scotland

Golf in Scotland allows you to experience the charm of the beautiful British countryside, whilst enjoying some of the best golfing in Europe. Scotland is home to some of the most scenic golf courses in Europe and you will enjoy some truly spectacular scenery while playing the game.

With many resorts, golf courses, country parks, restaurants and pubs to visit, Scotland is a popular destination for golf holidays.

What About the Weather for Playing Golf in Scotland?

The climate in Scotland is usually warm during the summer months, but winters are often cold, and so golf holidays can be a delight to experience in these months.

Although winter golf holidays in Scotland are often short, you will still have plenty to do and see. Some of the best golf courses in the world can be enjoyed in Scotland in both summer and winter and with the many different golf holiday options available to choose from, you should not have a problem finding a package that suits your needs.

Golf Resort Courses and Accommodation in Scotland

Scotland has several golf holidays that offer everything from a short break in a resort to a more long-term stay in an idyllic country cottage.

It is also possible to find an idyllic golf holiday in a self catering home in a Scottish cottage in the Highlands or nearer the major cities of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee or Aberdeen.

Alternatively, you could choose to stay for a short golf break at a luxury golf resort in Scotland such as Royal Troon or the famous Royal and Ancient Golf Club in St Andrews, also known as the home of golf.

It’s also worth remembering that there are many other less well-known golf courses to play in Scotland, some of which include courses such as Castle Stuart, Cragielaw, Crail Balcombe, Kingsbarns, not to mention Ryder Cup and Open championship venues like Gleneagles, Carnoustie and Muirfield. 

Non-Golf Attractions in Scotland

Golf holidays in Scotland also gives you the opportunity to sample the rich culture and traditional hospitality of the country.

Many Scottish towns and villages boast cobbled streets, quaint Victorian buildings, pubs and historical museums. You may even find a local market town in the area that offers local produce. Some towns have a history museum which allows you to relive the past and experience the charm and history of the area that you are visiting.

In the evenings, there are many golf clubs in Scotland where you can enjoy a round of golf complete with a meal on the premises. These facilities are ideal for couples who are looking to spend some quality time together and enjoy some fun and entertainment.

Inspiring Scottish Golf Holidays

There are plenty of golf breaks in Scotland to suit everyone. Whether you are looking for an affordable break away from your everyday grind or you are looking to get away for a week, Scotland is home to some of the best golfing around Europe.

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