Immerse yourself in the rich history and mythology of the Scottish Highlands, while visiting some of the best golf courses in Scotland. These range from the 18-hole links championship course, Brora, to the Nairn Golf Club, which has hosted a number of championships, including the Amateur Championship and the Walker and Curtis Cup Championships. Also in this area, we have Royal Dornoch and the Castle Stuart Golf Links course, which is a championship course overlooking the Moray Firth in Inverness.
The Highlands are known worldwide for being the breathtaking location of Ben Nevis, the tallest mountain in the British Isles. The ruins of Urquhart Castle will appeal to Medieval history lovers, while the Moray Firth and its Bottlenose Dolphin population aren’t to be missed. The Highlands’ cultural capital and largest city, Inverness, is steeped in history and is lined with Old Town style architecture and castles.
The Highlands showcase the very best of Scottish culture, folklore and way of life. Inverness is home to a variety of restaurants, pubs and activities to allow you to experience Scottish delicacies and drinks. You can also find The Malt Room, which offers over 200 malt whiskies to sample, alongside a variety of spirits and beers. Our representatives at Premier Golf can recommend the perfect golf tour for you based on your personal preferences, taking the time to craft a custom package to suit your needs.
Recommended Highlands Golf Tour
Drive/Transfer from Edinburgh or Glasgow Airport, arrive in Inverness, and check in to the luxury 5* Ness Walk Hotel.
Take time to relax and explore the city. Walk along the river Ness, past St Andrews Cathedral and Inverness Castle, both located on the riverbank.
Begin your golfing experience at Castle Stuart, this championship links on the shores of Moray Firth is a spectacular modern addition to the Highlands golfing scene.
On your return to Inverness, visit Culloden battlefield and visitor center, the scene of the infamous 1746 Jacobite battle.
Travel north up the east coast to Royal Dornoch, one of the greatest links in the world. This beautiful course would undoubtedly be home to more championship golf if it wasn’t in such a remote location, making it a true hidden gem. A timeless and humbling setting, with white sands and views over the Dornoch Firth, a must-play on any highlands tour.
After Golf, visit Dunrobin Castle, a Gothic masterpiece, and the Falls of Shin to witness Scottish Salmon leaping up the river.
A short transfer to golf at Nairn, this classic old links is a true test when the westerly winds blow, and was host to the 1999 Walker Cup. A special tip, after your round, ask to see the old trophy room.
On return to Inverness, take a Jacobite cruise on Loch Ness from the northern tip of the loch, down the west side to Urquhart Castle, the semi-ruins perched on the side of the loch.
Your final round in the Highlands will be at Brora Golf Club, the quintessential hidden gem. This truly unique James Braid course shares its fairways with roaming cattle and sheep, which add to its traditional and remote charm. The wonderful layout is known as one of the best courses in Scotland by those lucky enough to have experienced it, make sure you join them.
Day 6 – 9
Check out of Ness Walk Hotel and transfer to St Andrews for the remainder of your trip.
Stay at Old Course Hotel, golf at Kingsbarns, Carnoustie, plus our team will enter you into the Old Course ballot for every day of your stay in St Andrews, if successful your itinerary will be adjusted accordingly.
Get off the beaten track and explore some of Scotland’s best golf and hidden gems. With stunning scenery, medieval history, and famous hospitality, the highlands will provide a taste of traditional Scotland.
Inverness provides the perfect base for the tour, full of its own unique charm, with many courses in close proximity. Combine a Highlands tour with a stay in Aberdeen or St Andrews to create the perfect Scottish golfing vacation.
8 nights’ accommodation in 4 & 5 star hotels, based on twin/double share, including daily breakfast
7 rounds of golf
Self-drive automatic rental car or transfers or chauffeur driven van
On-site assistance of a Premier Golf representative
All taxes and fees included
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