There’s no better place to enjoy a round of golf than in the country of its origin – Scotland.
The city of the game’s origin, St Andrews, makes for an ideal golfing break, but there are an incredible number of golf courses in Scotland to be explored too. Being a country of stunning natural beauty, many of the courses in Scotland provide an incredible nature break, too.
Golfing holidays in Scotland offer breaks set against majestic coastlines and misty mountain slopes, with a hospitality comparable to nowhere else.
The country also provides some of Europe’s best seafood and produce, which can be enjoyed at restaurants like the Road Hole Restaurant at the Old Course at St Andrews.
Whilst Scottish golfing breaks don’t come with the guarantee of consistent sunshine that can be enjoyed on golf holidays in Spain, Scotland still makes for an ideal golfing destination.
With such a rich golfing heritage, the golf breaks in Scotland are suitable for all levels of player, with a diversity enough to tantalise and challenge the complete novice through to experienced professional.
Historic names such as Turnberry, Muirfield, Carnoustie and Royal Troon echo through golfing history, having hosted some of the world’s major tournaments.
Playing on these courses, enjoying the fresh air and beautiful scenary in Scotland, can prove a truly breathtaking experience.
After you have enjoyed a few rounds, then what better way to relax than in a well-appointed spa, like the Kohler Water Spa in St Andrews.
Take the edge off those aching joints with a turn in the jacuzzi, or sweat it all out in the steam room.
Enjoy a drink in the bar and ruminate on the sweet frustrations and exhilarating delights of swinging a golf club in Scotland. So next time you are seeking out a real golfing experience, take a look at what Scotland can offer.Categories: Curiosities
Localities: Europe, Scotland, United Kingdom
Travel Themes: Sport and Adventure