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The East Lothian Golf Experience

East Lothian • Edinburgh • North Berwick

Scotland

  • Nights 7
  • Days 8
  • Rounds of Golf 6
  • Dates April 15 - October 15, 2024

Less than 15 miles / 30 minutes east of Edinburgh International Airport sits one of Scotland’s most economic regions to play golf. In fact, there are over 20 courses to choose from; some hidden gems that you might not be familiar with to the Open Championship venue of Muirfield.

Scotland’s Golf Coast as it is now known, is very scenic with its quaint villages and towns dotted between the stunning coastline and the rolling green countryside. The town of North Berwick is home to the West Course and is also the epicenter of the region. It provides the golfer with plenty of choices for post golf indulgence with its strong pub and restaurant scene that are in abundance throughout the town.

If you are looking for a bit of country living, then there are some great accommodation options such as Greywalls or Archerfield. If you are looking for a great meal and all around dining experience, then you must head to Duck’s Inn in the village of Aberlady. You can even stay there but whatever you do, make sure you challenge the proprietor Malcolm Duck to his Bar Stool Challenge, definitely one of a kind and has to be one of golf’s best 19th hole games!

All in all, Scotland’s Golf Coast is for the golf purist seeking to play some great links golf; courses that just don’t get their deserved due because of the bigger names courses in Scotland. One thing is for sure – you will love the golf, you will love the value – and we feel confident that you’ll agree with us – that it’s the people that make this region one of our favorites in Scotland!

Dates & Prices

Prices are in USD, per person, based on double/twin occupancy.

April 15, 2024 — October 15, 2024
Package Options Starting From Single Occupancy
Standard Double / Twin Room $2,895.00 $3,395.00

Itinerary

Day1
SATURDAY, ARRIVE INTO EDINBURGH (EDI)
  • Arrive into Edinburgh International Airport (EDI)
  • Upon arrival transfer via private coach to Marine Hotel or Archerfield Hotel for 5 nights.
  • Rest of day at your leisure
  • Hotel – Marine Hotel or Archerfield Hotel
Day2
SUNDAY, NORTH BERWICK GOLF CLUB - WEST LINKS
  • Full Scottish Breakfast
  • Golf – North Berwick Golf Club – West Links
  • Hotel – Marine Hotel or Archerfield Hotel
Day3
MONDAY, CRAIGIELAW GOLF CLUB
  • Full Scottish Breakfast
  • Golf – Craigielaw Golf Club
  • Hotel – Marine Hotel or Archerfield Hotel
Day4
TUESDAY, DUNBAR GOLF CLUB
  • Full Scottish Breakfast
  • Golf – Dunbar Golf Club
  • Hotel – Marine Hotel or Archerfield Hotel
Day5
WEDNESDAY, GULLANE GOLF LINKS #2
  • Full Scottish Breakfast
  • Golf – Gullane Golf Links #2
  • Hotel – Marine Hotel or Archerfield Hotel
Day6
THURSDAY, THE FIDRA LINKS AT ARCHERFIELD
  • Full Scottish Breakfast
  • Check out and transfer to Greywalls Hotel for 2 nights.
  • Golf – The Fidra Links at Archerfield
  • Hotel – Greywalls Hotel
Day7
FRIDAY, MUIRFIELD GOLF CLUB
  • Full Scottish Breakfast
  • Golf – Muirfield Golf Club
  • Hotel – Greywalls Hotel
Day8
SATURDAY, DEPARTURE DAY
  • Full Scottish Breakfast
  • Check out and transfer to Edinburgh International Airport (EDI) for your flight home

OPTIONAL:   Extend your stay in Scotland in one of the many accessible regions that are all within a short distance

Accommodations

The Marine North Berwick

5 nights at The Marine Hotel & Spa with full Scottish breakfast daily.

Greywalls Hotel

2 nights at The Greywalls Hotel with full Scottish breakfast daily.

Golf Courses

Craigielaw Golf Club

Scottish hospitality at its best, The Lodge at Craigielaw is the ideal base for exploring ‘Scotland’s Golf Coast’ and the beautiful East Lothian coastline with its stunning beaches, castles... More

North Berwick Golf Club

Golf has been played over the historic West Links course since the 17th century, and we continue to play over the same piece of land as they did back... More

Gullane Golf Club

Course No. 1: The history of Gullane No. 1 Course stretches back to 1884. Carved into the ancient links turf with pot bunkers, wispy grasses and smooth-running greens the... More

The Fidra Links at Archerfield

Golf has never been more inviting than this… Out here, it feels as if it’s just you and the course. Above you, the whispering pines. Ahead, the sweeping fairways. Out... More

Muirfield Golf Club

Golf was first played at Muirfield in 1891 on 16 holes laid out by Old Tom Morris which was extended to 18 holes for the Open the following year.... More

Dunbar Golf Club

There are over 400 years of documented golf at Dunbar. Established in 1856, Dunbar Golf Club is located on 'Scotland's Golf Coast' in East Lothian. The true links course, redesigned over... More

The Marine North Berwick

Greywalls Hotel

Craigielaw Golf Club

North Berwick Golf Club

Gullane Golf Club

Muirfield Golf Club

Included

  • 5 Nights at Marine Hotel or Archerfield Hotel
  • 2 Nights at Greywalls Hotel 
  • 6 Rounds of Golf:
    • North Berwick Golf Club – West Links
    • Craigielaw Golf Club
    • Dunbar Golf Club
    • Gullane Golf Links # 2
    • The Fidra Links at Archerfield
    • Muirfield Golf Club
  • All transfers in air-conditioned coach with driver
  • Meet and assist at airport
  • All local taxes and service fees
  • Services of your Distincte representative

Not Included

  • All flights both local and international
  • All portage and tips for drivers & guides
  • All caddies and carts not indicated in itinerary
  • All meals, drinks not mentioned in itinerary
  • All items of a personal nature

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Before You Travel

  • A quality rain suit, pants and jacket is a MUST! Zero Restriction and FootJoy are quality brands. If you do not own such apparel, it is expensive and note, you get what you pay for. So purchase wisely as you’ll be thankful you have it if you get a good lashing!
  • Rain gloves – a must when playing in the rain. They come in pairs and for good reason. A wet hand on a wet grip will only result in tears as your ball, and maybe your club too, will undoubtedly end up in the fescue.
  • A good ski hat – yes, not what you typically think of for golf but because most courses are on the ocean, the water temps are still only in the upper 50’s to 60 degrees. Combine these factors with some wind blowing onshore and then throw in some rain and it is a recipe for being miserable. A nice warm hat that can cover your ears could be your best friend.
  • A proper golf umbrella – a must as normal summer weather means intermittent showers that come and go throughout a 4 hour round. You can generally see what is coming so instead of changing in and out of rain gear, you can use a good sturdy wind-resistant umbrella to shelter you until the shower passes.

Now, what about sunshine? Yes, they do have it in Ireland and when it comes out especially in the late spring and summer months, it can be quite warm to hot. Therefore, a few pair of golf shorts are in order. Golfers have been known to wear shorts under their rain pants simply because the extremes from shower to sunshine can be very dramatic – so this is sometimes the best approach.

All in all, these are the best tips to best prepare you for what we hope is a memorable experience golfing in Scotland.

Starting From

$2,895.00

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