Exploring Scotland's Golf Coast

EAST LOTHIAN GOLF TOURS

East Lothian is known as “The Golf Coast” due to the magnificent links courses on offer

These include Muirfield, Gullane, Dunbar, Craigielaw and both the West Links at North Berwick and the Glen course

 

GOLF COURSE SELECTION

 

Dunbar

 

Dunbar Golf Club is a historic and picturesque golf course located in East Lothian, Scotland.

Situated along the stunning coastline of East Lothian, Dunbar Golf Club offers panoramic views of the North Sea. It’s conveniently accessible from Edinburgh and is part of Scotland’s renowned Golf Coast.

The club has a rich history dating back to 1856, making it one of the oldest golf clubs in the world. Its heritage and traditional links layout add to the charm and appeal of playing at Dunbar.

The golf course features an 18-hole championship layout set within classic Scottish links terrain. The challenging course design includes undulating fairways, deep bunkers, and fast greens, offering a true test for golfers of all skill levels.

 

Gullane

 

Gullane Golf Club, located in the charming town of Gullane along Scotland’s Golf Coast, is renowned for its exceptional golfing experience.

Situated near Edinburgh, Gullane Golf Club comprises three courses – Gullane No. 1, Gullane No. 2, and Gullane No. 3. The club enjoys a prime location along the coastline, offering breathtaking views of the Firth of Forth and surrounding landscapes.

Each of the three courses has its own character and challenges.

Considered the flagship course, it is a championship layout and has hosted various major tournaments. It offers a classic links experience with undulating fairways, bunkers, and stunning views.

This course is known for its challenging design, with strategic bunkering and natural features creating an enjoyable yet demanding round of golf.

 

Muirfield

 

Muirfield is one of the most prestigious and historic golf clubs in the world, located in East Lothian, Scotland.

Muirfield has a rich history dating back to 1744, making it one of the oldest golf clubs globally. It’s renowned for its legacy and has hosted numerous significant golf tournaments, including The Open Championship.

The course at Muirfield is an esteemed links layout, known for its challenging design and strategic layout. It has a unique setup, with two loops of nine holes, offering a different experience on each nine.

Muirfield has hosted The Open Championship multiple times, with the world’s best golfers competing on its iconic fairways. The course has seen many legendary moments in golf history.

 

North Berwick West Links

 

North Berwick Golf Club, situated in the town of North Berwick along Scotland’s Golf Coast, is a historic and renowned golfing destination.

North Berwick Golf Club enjoys a scenic location with stunning views of the Firth of Forth and the surrounding coastline. It’s easily accessible from Edinburgh and is part of the rich golfing heritage of East Lothian.

The club has a long history dating back to 1832, making it one of the oldest golf clubs in Scotland. Its heritage adds to the allure and reputation of the course.

 

Craigielaw Golf Club

 

Craigielaw Golf Club is another notable golfing destination in East Lothian, Scotland.

Situated between Aberlady and Gullane, Craigielaw Golf Club enjoys a prime location along Scotland’s Golf Coast. It’s easily accessible from Edinburgh, making it a popular choice for both locals and visitors.

The club boasts an 18-hole championship course designed by Donald Steel. This links-style course offers a blend of traditional Scottish golf with modern design elements. It incorporates natural features of the landscape, including rolling dunes and challenging bunkers.

Craigielaw provides excellent practice facilities, including a driving range, putting greens, and short game areas. These facilities offer golfers the opportunity to hone their skills and warm up before heading out onto the course.

 

Kilspindie

 

Kilspindie Golf Club is one of the oldest golf clubs in Scotland, dating back to 1867. Its long history adds to the charm and allure of the course.

The golf course at Kilspindie is a classic Scottish links layout that offers a unique and traditional golfing experience. Despite its shorter length compared to some of the neighboring courses, it presents golfers with a challenging yet enjoyable round.

The course is set amidst scenic coastal landscapes, providing stunning views of the coastline and the surrounding countryside. Its location near the sea can influence play, with changing winds adding an extra element of challenge.

 

ACCOMMODATION SELECTION

 

Craigielaw Golf Lodges, Aberlady

 

Craigielaw Golf Club in Aberlady, East Lothian, Scotland, offers lodges adjacent to their golf course for visitors looking for accommodation. The lodges are designed to provide guests with comfortable stays while being conveniently located near the golf course.

These lodges typically offer a range of amenities, including well-furnished rooms, kitchens or kitchenettes, living areas, and sometimes outdoor spaces. They are often popular among golfers visiting the Craigielaw Golf Club, which is known for its picturesque setting and challenging course layout.

The lodges allow guests to enjoy not only the golfing experience but also the scenic beauty of the East Lothian coast, as Aberlady is close to stunning beaches and coastal landscapes.

 

Marine Hotel, North Berwick

 

The Marine Hotel in North Berwick is a prominent and historic hotel located on the East Lothian coast of Scotland. Situated near the North Berwick Golf Club and overlooking the Firth of Forth, it offers picturesque views of the sea and surrounding landscapes.

The hotel boasts a long history and has been a popular destination for travelers seeking a coastal retreat. Its facilities typically include comfortable rooms, dining options, and often amenities like spas, fitness centers, and event spaces.

Given its location in North Berwick, guests at the Marine Hotel can enjoy the town’s coastal attractions, including scenic walks along the beach, visits to the nearby golf courses, and exploration of local landmarks like Tantallon Castle.

Please note that specific amenities, services, or recent developments at the hotel might have changed since my last update, so it’s always a good idea to check their website and contact the hotel directly for the most current information or to make reservations.

 

Greywalls Hotel & Chez Roux, Gullane

 

Greywalls is a distinguished country house hotel located near Muirfield Golf Course in Gullane, East Lothian, Scotland. This Edwardian property is known for its elegance, picturesque setting, and association with golf due to its proximity to the renowned Muirfield links.

Originally built in 1901, Greywalls is set amidst stunning gardens designed by renowned architect Sir Edwin Lutyens. The hotel exudes a traditional charm, offering guests a luxurious experience within a serene and scenic environment.

Its interior features classic decor, comfortable rooms, and suites adorned with antique furnishings, providing a refined and cozy atmosphere. The hotel’s dining experience is highly acclaimed, with the Chez Roux restaurant offering exceptional cuisine prepared by renowned chef Albert Roux.

Greywalls often appeal to golf enthusiasts due to its proximity to several championship golf courses, including Muirfield, making it an ideal accommodation for those seeking to enjoy both luxury accommodation and world-class golfing experiences.

The tranquil surroundings, elegant architecture, and attention to detail make Greywalls a sought-after destination for those looking for a luxurious and peaceful retreat in the Scottish countryside.

 

TOUR ITINERARY

 

DAY 1

Arrive in Scotland where you will be warmly welcomed by a Meridian Golf Tours Representative who will take you to your Executive Coach or assist with the collection of your rental vehicle.

Travel to East Lothian and play Craigelaw. 

Overnight at either Craigielaw Lodges, Marine Hotel or Greywalls.

 

DAY 2

Play Dunbar

Overnight at the Hotel of your choice

 

DAY 3

Play Gullane No. 1

Overnight at the Hotel of your choice

 

DAY 4

Play Kilspindie

Overnight at the Hotel of your choice

 

DAY 5

Play North Berwick West Links

Overnight at the Hotel of your choice

 

Day 6

Play Muirfield

Overnight at the Hotel of your choice

 

Day 7

Depart for home with some wonderful memories of your East Lothian Gol Tour

 

INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING

 

ACCOMMODATION

7 nights accommodation, sharing twin or double rooms, with full Scottish breakfast. 

 

GOLF

6 rounds of Championship Golf on Craigielaw, Dunbar, Gullane No. 1, Kilspindie, Muirfield and North Berwick

 

TRANSPORT

Rental of a mini-van with automatic transmission

Optional upgrade to an Executive Coach

 

MERIDIAN GOLF TOURS SERVICE

24/7 Comprehensive Tour Management Service

THIS PACKAGE IS SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY AND BASED

ON 2 OR 4 GOLFERS TRAVELLING IN SUMMER 2024.

 

Staying at Craigielaw Lodges, Aberlady

Cost Per Person

£2620 / $3,309

 

Staying at Greywalls, Muirfield, Gullane

Cost Per Person

£3.378 / $4,267

 

Staying at The Marine Hotel, North Berwick

£2,916 – £3,672 / $3,683 – $4,638

Conversion Prices based on £1 = $1.2631

 

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