Golf Accommodation in Scotland

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Contact: Emma and Ron
The Old Excise House
Laphroaig
Port Ellen
Isle of Islay PA42 7DS
Tel: 01496 302567
Email: oldexcisehouse@hotmail.com

THE OLD EXCISE HOUSE

Luxury B&B offering a warm welcome & good food
with spectacular sea views in the former home
of the Excise Officer for Laphroaig distillery.
Situated on the coast between Port Ellen and the
whisky distilleries of Laphroaig, Lagavulin and Ardbeg.
Convenient for ferry terminal, airport and Machrie golf course.

Golf tuition is available from one of the hosts
- a PGA qualified golf professional -
who teaches at The Machrie Championship golf course
a few miles away, near the island's airport.
Your hosts can also book distillery tours and activities.

Choice of 2 ensuite bedrooms with sea views:
The Laphroaig Room has superking/twin beds and a
large en-suite traditional bathroom with cast iron roll top bath.
The Texa Room has a kingsize Victorian cast iron and brass bed
with a contemporary en-suite shower room.
Each room offers Freesat TV, free WiFi,
tea and coffee tray with homemade biscuits & fresh milk,
hairdryer and locally made Spirited Soaps toiletries.
Breakfast/sitting room with wood burning stove, books and games.
Special diets are catered for including vegetarian, gluten free, dairy free.
Local produce is used whenever possible, plus homemade cakes, biscuits & preserves.

B&B prices £60 per person (based on 2 sharing).
Afternoon tea on arrival.
No smoking. No pets.
Children welcome if both the rooms are booked together.
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Kilconquhar Castle Estate

Kilconquhar Castle Estate
Kilconquhar
Elie
Fife KY9 1EZ
Tel: +44 (0)1333 340501
Email: hello@kilconquharcastle.co.uk

villas at Kilconquhar Castle Estate

clubroom at Kilconquhar Castle Estate

Historic Kilconquhar Castle is also available for weddings,
corporate events, conferences, private dining, murder mystery nights, etc.

Timeshare options available.

KILCONQUHAR CASTLE ESTATE

Luxury holiday resort with wide choice of cottages, villas & castle suites
for self catering plus newly refurbished clubrooms for B&B.
Set in 130 acres of woodlands & landscaped gardens
in the East Neuk of Fife. 15 minutes from St Andrews.
1 mile from the village of Elie.

Leisure facilities include pool, games hall, table tennis,
saunas, snooker room, children's play area, gym, badminton and games room.
Health & beauty: therapeutic body massage, reflexology & aromatherapy.
Outdoor facilities include tennis, bike hire, adventure playpark,
putting greens, driving range, trampoline, and
horse riding at the Kilconquhar Castle Equestrian Centre.
Kid's Club with supervised activities & entertainment.
WiFi access is available in the White Cockade Bistro.
The Lindsay Room Restaurant is in a baronial room
with 16th century oak panelled walls, ornate ceiling & open fireplace.
All guests have full use of the on-site leisure facilities
(most of which are complimentary, except for horse riding, health & beauty)

Choice of organised full or half day coach tours
including excursions to Fife, Edinburgh, Stirling Castle,
Loch Lomond, Perthshire and the Highlands.
Off site activities can be arranged nearby including:
quad biking, sailing, fly fishing, air rifle shooting,
4x4 off-road driving, falconry and archery.

Country Clubrooms
Suitable for 2 adults sharing on a Bed and Breakfast basis.
These rooms are similar to a 3 star hotel style room with
1 double bed, en-suite shower, TV, tea/coffee making facilities.
Situated at ground level within the mews area of the Castle building.
Prices from £40 per room per night.

Self catering accommodation options:

  • 2 and 3 bedroom Castle Suites
    (some with a turret, 4-poster bed or even a dungeon).
  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom Villas
  • 2 bedroom Historic Cottages

All equipped with TVs, DVD, music system, telephone,
towels, kitchen with dishwasher, microwave and washer/dryer,
and most have a Jacuzzi bath. VisitScotland 4 or 5 star grading.
Villas with 4 bedrooms also have a private sauna room.
Premier 3-bedroom properties also have a conservatory,
BBQ area, sauna utility room (and some with hot tubs).

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21 Dalfaber Park
Aviemore PH22 1QF

Contact: Edward McCready
Tel: +44 (0)208 777 6338
Mobile +44 (0)7761 346 328
Email: info@dalfaberhouse.com

Dalfaber House

Luxury new house with scenic views and stylish furnishings.
Sleeps 6 adults or up to 8 in family arrangement
Situated on the outskirts of Aviemore,
adjacent to the new 18 hole championship golf course.
Numerous other golf courses nearby.
20 minutes drive from the Cairngorm Ski Centre.
Ideal base for winter sports, mountain biking,
walking & other outdoor activities.
For stays after 1 April 2014: free daily golf at Kingussie Golf Course for 8 people.
Special breaks available including free golf
at the new Spey Valley Golf Course and at the Kingussie Golf Course.

3 bedrooms (2 double & 1 twin or all 3 can be twin), 2 bathrooms.
Spacious upstairs lounge with Sky TV and CD player.
Real fire in dining room.
Kitchen with electric cooker, fridge freezer,
dishwasher and microwave.
Utility room with washing machine & tumble dryer.
Oil fired central heating. Garage and garden.
Free Wi-Fi broadband.

Rental: £825 per week (except Xmas & New Year).
Short breaks: £485 for 3 nights / £585 for 4 nights
Linen and towels provided.
No pets. No smoking.

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Contact: Edward McCready
Tel: +44 (0)208 777 6338
Mobile +44 (0)7761 346 328
Email: info@aviemorehouse.com

Aviemore House

Luxury new house - Last Scottish Tourist Board Assessment - 5 Stars.
Set within the Rothiemurchus Estate on the Cairngorm Ski Road
Just a short walk from the centre of Aviemore
at the foot of the Cairngorm Mountains.
Ideal base for skiing, snowboarding, walking & other outdoor activities.
Free daily golf for up to 8t people at Kingussie Golf Club for 2014.
Special breaks available including free golf
at the new Spey Valley Golf Course & at the Kingussie Golf Course.

Sleeps up to 10 adults comfortably,
and up to 14 when group of children and adults.
3 double bedrooms and 2 twin bedrooms (all en suite).
4 extra single beds available.
Satellite TV, DVD, audio system with CD player.
Real fire in spacious lounge. Very large kitchen/dining room.
Sun room with games area with table football, etc.
Nintendo, boules, table tennis. 2 verandahs.
Utility room, garage, substantial grounds.
Underfloor heating with individual controls. Wheelchair access.
Free Wi-Fi broadband.

Rental price: £1550 per week.
Short breaks: £900 for 3 nights / £1025 for 4 nights.
Linen and towels provided.
No pets. No smoking.

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Turnberry Links Estate
Mylton Wynd
Turnberry
Ayrshire KA26 9LG

Contact: Peter Evans
Tel: 0845 331 3585
Email: bookings@turnberrylinksestate.com

TURNBERRY LINKS LUXURY APARTMENTS & GOLF

Luxury self-catering holiday apartments.
Quiet, secluded location in extensive private grounds.
Accessed via a tree lined driveway.
Beautiful unspoilt beach 500 yards walk.
Luxury spa, pool & health club facilities only minutes away,
plus an Outdoor Activity Centre offering fishing,
shooting, archery, falconry, off-road driving & horse riding.
Adjacent to Turnberry's famous Ailsa Course.
Easy access to numerous golf courses.

Each apartment has:
2 double/twin bedrooms & 2 bathrooms.
Facilities include microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer,
washing machine/drier, TV, DVD, hi-fi, Wi-Fi.
Spacious open-plan lounge/dining room with
French doors and a balcony with stunning views.
Extra sofa beds are available in selected apartments.
Penthouse Suites also available.

Rental prices from £295 per week
Midweek and weekend rates also available.
Optional extras can include grocery packages,
helicopter trips, high speed Internet access,
Spa & gym membership at Turnberry Hotel.
Pets welcome (extra charge).
No smoking. Credit/debit cards accepted.
Online booking.
Check web site for latest special offers

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Rufflets

Rufflets Country House
Strathkinness Low Road
St Andrews
Fife KY16 9TX
Tel: +44 (0) 1334 472 594
Fax: +44 (0) 1334 478 703
Email: reservations@rufflets.co.uk

Ideal for wedding receptions.
Conference facilities. Corporate events.

RUFFLETS COUNTRY HOUSE

One of the oldest established Country House Hotels in Scotland.
Independently owned.
Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Gold Country House Hotel.
AA 4 Red Stars.
Relaxing ambience with character & comfort. Attentive friendly staff.
Among the AA top 10 hotels in Scotland.
Winner of The Scottish Country House Hotel of the Year 2007
in the HotelReviewScotland awards.

Located 1.5 miles from St Andrews.
Set in 10 acres of splendid gardens.
Golf practice net & 9 hole putting green on site.
Golfers, Walkers & Cyclists Welcome.
Green Tourism Gold Award.

24 individually decorated luxury bedrooms
(single/double/twin/family/suites) some with
four-poster / king-size bed / whirlpool baths.
All have ensuite bathroom, TV, hairdryer, trouser press, etc.
Wi-Fi Broadband access.

B&B prices from £62.50 per person.
Family room rates available.
Dinner, B&B rates availables.
Romantic weekend breaks and seasonal offers.
Frequent special offers and theatre breaks available.
Christmas Breaks & New Year House Party.

Golf, fishing, shooting, off-road driving, falconry, etc.
can be arranged. Short breaks & golf packages available.

Garden Restaurant & Music Room Bar Brasserie
Excellent cuisine. AA 2 rosettes.
Facilities available for banqueting and private dining.
Web site includes video of the hotel and video of St Andrews.

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Rufflets - Lodges

Rufflets - Lodges

Rufflets - Lodges

Rufflets Country House
Strathkinness Low Road
St Andrews
Fife KY16 9TX
Tel: +44 (0) 1334 472 594
Fax: +44 (0) 1334 478 703
Email: reservations@rufflets.co.uk

LODGES AT RUFFLETS

Choice of 3 newly equipped self catering lodges
set in the 10-acre grounds of a 5 Star country house hotel.
Located 1.5 miles from St Andrews.
Golf practice net & 9 hole putting green on site.
Ideal for groups of friends, families & golfers.
No smoking. Pets by arrangement.
Breakfast can be taken in the hotel if required (extra charge)

Kinness Lodge (sleeps up to 8):
4 en-suite double/twin bedrooms.
Lounge with panoramic views over the garden,
digital TV, DVD, wireless Broadband and Playstation.
Well equipped modern kitchen & dining area.
Utility room, integral garage and small private garden.
Secure inner store for golf clubs.
Self catering from £682 for 4 nights midweek
and from £819 for 3 nights at weekends.

Burnside East Lodge (sleeps 4):
1 twin room and a 1 kingsize double / twin.
Shower room, open-plan lounge / dining room / kitchen.
Facilities include LCD TV, DVD player, Playstation,
dishwasher, washing machine, fridge/freezer.
Views over the surrounding fields.
Self catering from £341 for 4 nights midweek
and from £409.50 for 3 nights at weekends.

Burnside West Lodge (sleeps 4):
1 kingsize double / twin with ensuite shower,
1 twin room, bathroom with bath and overhead shower
Open-plan lounge / dining room / kitchen.
Facilities include LCD TV, DVD player, Playstation,
dishwasher, washing machine, fridge/freezer.
Views over the surrounding fields.
Self catering from £393 for 4 nights midweek
and from £472.50 for 3 nights at weekends.

Burnside East & West lodges can be inter-connected for larger parties.

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Birchbrae Lodges
Onich
Fort William PH33 6SE
Tel: +44 (0)1855 821261
Mobile: 07920 186507
Email: enquiries@birchbrae.com

BIRCHBRAE LODGES

7 luxury, Scandinavian style lodges set in a secluded woodland.
500 metres from the shores of Loch Linnhe
8 miles south of Fort William. 7 miles from Glencoe village.
Near the Corran ferry to Ardnamurchan.
Guests have free access to the swimming pool, sauna and spa
at the Ben Nevis Leisure Club.
Free golf at Dragonstooth Golf Course in Ballachulish.

Scottish Tourist Board 4 Stars.
Each lodge has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms,
kitchen, dining area, large lounge,
surround sound home cinema TV system,
wireless Broadband Internet access,
DVD player, CD player, radio, electric cooker,
microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine.
Electric heating and double glazing.
Verandah with Midgeater machine, chairs and table
One lodge is disabled friendly with ramp access & walk in shower.
Web site includes virtual tours.

Prices from £445 per week
include electricity, heating, bedlinen, towels.
Reductions available for 2-week bookings
and for 2 persons only (on weekly bookings).
Short breaks (minimum 3 nights) from £100 per night.
No smoking. Pets welcome (extra charge).
Online booking and availability calendar.

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Roxburghe Hotel

The Roxburghe
Kelso
Roxburghshire TD5 8JZ

Free wedding coordination service.
Maximum guest numbers are 120 in the main house
or in a marquee on the lawns.

Also available:
Corporate entertainment, facilities for meetings.

THE ROXBURGHE HOTEL & GOLF COURSE

Country house hotel nestling in woodlands on the banks of the River Teviot.
On 50,000 acre estate (owned by the Duke of Roxburghe)
with 18 hole Championship Golf Course.
Only 1 hour's drive from Edinburgh and Newcastle.
Winner of the Scottish Country House Hotel of the Year 2005.
AA 3 Stars.

Health & Beauty salon (aromatherapy, steam room, etc.)
Spacious public rooms: Library, Drawing Room, Dining Room and Conservatory
with luxurious furnishings with traditional antiques.

22 luxury bedrooms including suites with 4 poster beds and log fires.
All include bathrobes and slippers, mineral water and a daily newspaper.
Many bedrooms individually designed by the Duchess herself.
Choice of double, twin and single rooms
(16 in the main house, 6 in the courtyard).
B&B prices from £72.50 per person.

Outdoor activities can be arranged including:
shooting for pheasant, partridge and grouse, golf,
clay pigeon shooting, archery, croquet, mountain biking.
Fly-fishing on the hotel's trout pond.
Salmon fishing on the River Tweed, Upper and Lower Floors.

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ST ANDREWS & FIFE

LOCH LOMOND
DE VERE CAMERON HOUSE HOTEL
Exclusive 5 star hotel with deluxe accommodation in 83 bedrooms & suites, and 3 restaurants. On the shores of Loch Lomond in 100 acres of parkland. Lagoon-style swimming pool, spa, steam room, saunas, gym, squash courts, snooker room, 2 golf courses (9 hole and 18 hole), archery, tennis, mountain biking, boat trips.

EDINBURGH
DALMAHOY HOTEL & COUNTRY CLUB
Set in 1000 acres of wooded parkland at the foot of the Pentland Hills. Only 7 miles west of Edinburgh city. 3 miles from Edinburgh Airport. The hotel & country club have been sympathetically developed around a Georgian mansion built in 1724. Choice of 215 rooms with TV, telephone, WiFi, etc. Scottish Tourist Board 4 Stars. Informal cafe/bar and award-winning restaurant. Leisure facilities include tennis courts, indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room, gym, solarium, health & beauty salon. Guests can play on the 2 golf courses designed in 1927 & 1935. The East Course hosted the Solheim Cup & Scottish Seniors Open. Buggies and golf clubs are available for hire.

WEST LOTHIAN
ASHCROFT FARMHOUSE is only 10 miles from Edinburgh on a 5 acre farm surrounded by countryside. In the Top 5 for AA Landlady of the Year 2004 and 2nd in 2005. Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Guest House. AA 5 Stars. 6 ensuite bedrooms all named after Scottish Championship golf courses. Golf-themed dining room.

ISLE OF ARRAN

  • FAR HORIZONS HOLIDAY COTTAGES
    Located on one of Arran's traditional sea-farms, 4 miles south of Blackwaterfoot. A secluded base for couples or families in a tranquil rural setting. Choice of three 3-star cottages with 2 bedrooms (1 twin & 1 double), bathroom, lounge/dining area, kitchen, spiral staircase, patio with barbecue. 4-star cottage sleeping 8 with 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, kitchen & dining area, lounge & sun room. Facilities include digital TV, DVD, washer / tumble drier, dishwasher. Online availability calendars. Open April - October. Short breaks available.
  • HAMILTON COTTAGES
    Choice of 2 newly renovated stylish holiday cottages with views across open countryside. Near Shiskine & Blackwaterfoot. Each cottage has 2 or 3 double/twin bedrooms plus a futon and 2 bathrooms. Lounge with TV, DVD player, hi-fi. Kitchen with cooker, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, etc. Designed for wheelchair access. Short breaks available. Pets by arrangement. Large shared garden.

ABERDEENSHIRE
THE STATION HOTEL - a cosy traditional 'village inn' style hotel with friendly personal service in the old fishing town of Portsoy on the Moray coast. 14 ensuite bedrooms. Restaurant serving local fresh produce. Lounge bar. 50 minutes drive from Aberdeen Airport. Elgin 27 miles. Special deals for golf breaks can be arranged (with transport if required).

INVERNESS & HIGHLANDS
Inverness has several golf courses and there is lots of accommodation. Nearby Nairn was host to the 37th Walker Cup in September 1999.

  • GOLF VIEW APARTMENT
    A 2-bedroom apartment in Inverness overlooking Loch Ness Golf Course. Own entrance, fully fitted kitchen, lounge with dining area, patio. Finished and furnished to a high standard. Available by the day. Seasonal special offers (4 nights for 3, and 7 nights for 5). Credit cards accepted.
  • MACDONALD ACADEMY HOTEL
    Family-friendly hotel with spectacular views of the Cairngorms. Part of the newly re-developed Macdonald Aviemore Highland Resort. Home of the new Spey Valley Championship Golf Course. Leisure facilities available include 25 metre pool, sauna, steam room and techno gym. Bar, restaurant and food court. 100 ensuite bedrooms.
Traigh Golf Course
Photo copyright Traigh Golf Course

ROAD TO THE ISLES
The Traigh Golf Course - situated between Morar and Arisaig - is set amidst in the spectacular coastal scenery of the Road to the Isles.

SCOTLAND'S BEST B&Bs
4 and 5 star quality lodgings throughout the country - friendly places welcoming no more than 6 guests at a time.

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Free Golf in Scotland Brochure
with A to Z golf course listing, golf passes, travel tips, events, accommodation, etc.
(available from the official tourist board).

Golf Pass Scheme
Aviemore and the Cairngorms Golf Pass
Golf Highland
Golf passes in Scotland

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