Aberdeen and the North East and embodies much of what Scotland is famous for. Ancient castles, whisky trails and a fantastic array of golf courses all await visitors to this region, which includes the famous towns and cities of Aberdeen, Peterhead and Fraserburgh.
For a weekend away with the clubs, the North East of Scotland is every golfer’s dream. There are more than 50 courses on which to enjoy a round of golf, many of them more than a century old.
From traditional seaside links that boast a ferocious bite to inland tests, the North East has something for every golfer.
Royal Aberdeen is arguably the best place to start. The sixth oldest golf club in the world, it is a classic links that has hosted events ranging from the Scottish Open to the Senior Open.
On the same stretch of coast, you’ll find Trump Interational Golf Links and Murcar Links, whilst Cruden Bay, Peterhead and Stonehaven are amongst the other unmissable seaside tracks.
Royal Tarlair, Kintore and Duff House Royal are deserving of your attention, too, whilst the Paul Lawrie Golf Centre, owned by the 1999 Open champion, has a magnificent nine-hole course and practice facility, where it’s not uncommon to see the man himself working on his game