Golfing Itinerary


The perfect trip for any major golfing fan!

The Highland's of Scotland provide some of the best golf courses in the UK - there is something for everyone!

Before you start:

If you need to hire a vehicle or purchase any supplies check out the following stores:
  • Golf Warehouse, 5 Longman Road, Inverness, IV1 1RY
  • American Golf, Unit 1, 17 Harbour Road, Inverness, IV1 1SY
  • Arnold Clark, 46 Harbour Rd, Inverness, IV1 1UF 
NB: Please note that all our itineraries are based on suggestions alone. If you would like a more comprehensive option please head to our interactive map. Please check  before the availability of businesses during off season, as well as the terms and conditions of golf courses  and remember to pre book meals/golf courses/ other activities.

*Make sure to check our road safety section of our website – particulary how to drive single track roads!
*The legal drink-drive limit in Scotland is lower than anywhere else in the UK: 22 micrograms of alcohol per 100 millilitres of breath. If you are the designated driver and visiting  breweries and distilleries across the route, many of them will provide samples for your to enjoy back at your accommodation provider or on your return home.
*Watch out for wildlife and farm life who like to roam these roads too! 
*Make sure dogs are kept on leads.  Adhere to the
Scottish Outdoor Code. Wear sensible clothing and footwear.


Inverness to Dornoch (approx. 43 miles)

  Golf at its best!

  We hope you enjoyed the trip up the A9 to Inverness. The North Highlands have a superb selection of golf courses to choose will be spoilt for choice!

  Start your journey by exploring the Black Isle - follow the A9 over the Kessock Bridge and take to the tee at Fortrose and Rosemarkie Golf Club. The course is situated in the best location for spotting pods of dolphin, with views over the firth from every hole.  
  Getting peckish? Stop for lunch or a coffee and cake at the picturesque Storehouse of Foulis Ferry and enjoy the views across the Cromarty Firth. Don’t forget to have a browse of their farm  and gift shops.

  Head up the road to start your round of the North Coast 500. Spend your afternoon exploring the quaint wee town of Dornoch, with various gift and craft shops to browse, and a tranquil golden beach to discover.

  However, if you are planning another session of golf this afternoon before reaching Dornoch then check out Invergordon Golf Club. They offer an enjoyable game for golfers at all levels, with a full eighteen holes their long parkland course is accessible and forgiving.

  Alternatively, head further up the A9 to Tain Golf Club, for a traditional Scottish Highland 18 hole links course. Designed for Old Tom Morris, the sheltered location of the course ensures favourable weather for most of the year. (Visitors can play golf at Tain on any Tuesday or Thursday afternoon from 2pm - 4pm for £25)

Enjoy a luxury night stay and fine dining experience at Links House Dornoch (pictured) –  a vital stop for any keen golfer in East Sutherland. Links House Hotel has been beautifully restored to reflect the strength and drama of its setting, overlooking the 1st tee at Royal Dornoch Golf Club.

Alternatively, if you wish to stick around - unwind at the lavish Glenmorangie House by Tain.  Make sure you take some time to explore the grounds of the House, and surroundings. Walk through the walled garden or take the green path leading to the beach and enjoy a stroll along white, sandy shores. The House is on the Ross-shire peninsula, not far from Glenmorangie Distillery in Tain.

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