I want to try Golf in Edinburgh. I want to hit a ball from the castle battlements and play a shot right down the Royal Mile. That may be an ambition of yours as well but you would find it almost impossible to do.
Play Golf in Edinburgh Scotland
Who can visit Scotland without spending sometime in Edinburgh the capital?
Maybe a real golf fanatic might but they would miss out on some fantastic golf courses in Edinburgh region. No other capital in the World is surrounded the same way by the number and the range of Golf courses all within a an easy driving distance of less than 30 minutes. That means you can play golf in Edinburgh and immediate surroundings every day on a different course during your Scottish golf vacation.
Play Golf in Edinburgh and the Scottish Borders.
As we said above you don’t just play golf in Edinburgh but go a very short distance south as well. You will find Roxburghe designed by the renown Dave Thomas. Very close to there is the Cardrona course in Peebles where you will be playing challenging golf along the side of the River Tweed.
While in the area consider trying Peebles own course along with Innerleithan and The Hirsel.
East Lothian golf courses in Scotland
Just consider this stretch of the Scottish coast line of some the best golf courses in Scotland all together. Muirfield is one of the regular Scottish Open golf tour courses.
Very close to Muirfield you will find three golf courses at Gullane alone. There are another 3 nearby Cragielaw, Dunbar and North Berwick with each course on its own being worth a special visit to the area.
Play Golf in Edinburgh City Golf Courses.
inside Edinburgh city boundaries you will find four more golf courses Braids No.1, Duddingston, Bruntsfield Links and Royal Bursges. Even with four courses inside Edinburgh there is yet another superb golfing centre just outside the city. The Marriot Dalmahoy Resort West course is regarded as being one of the best golf courses in the whole of Scotland.
There is no reason why you can’t combine a golf vacation holiday with a short stay in Edinburgh. No change that — to play all these courses you will need to book a longer vacation in Scotland’s capital city. The best time to visit to play golf in Edinburgh is probably April or May but June / July you will find better weather prospects.
There are other venues in Scotland that may be suitable for a Scottish Golf Vacation Holiday simple clik the links below for more information.
Scottish Highlands and Isles Golf Courses. Where to play golf in Inverness, Nairn, Royal Dornoch, Durness and the Shetlands.
North East Scotland Golf Courses, Where to play in Aberdeen & Grampian
The Heartlands of Scotland Golf Courses Where to play in Perthshire, Angus, Dundee and Fife
South West Scotland Golf Courses where to play in Argyll, The Isles, Ayrshire, Dumfries & Galloway
South East Scotland Golf Courses, where to play golf in Edinburgh, East Lothian, West Lothian, Borders