Golf Holidays in Inverness

Scottish Golf

There’s a reason our country has so many magnificent championship courses. The modern game of golf originated in Scotland during the middle ages. By the 18th century, the game was a national craze, played in much the same format as today. By the 19th century, our intrepid explorers and merchants had spread the ‘great game’ across the world, making golf one of our most famous exports. And today, visitors flock to Scotland for their golf holidays.

Golf Holidays in Inverness

The Scottish Highlands are rich in world-class courses that attract many avid golf fans each year. A number of these Scottish golf courses were first established in the 19th century and retain much of their Victorian charm and elegance. Join us for a golf break in Inverness to tick all these courses off your golfing “bucket list.” Our dedicated Golf Co-ordinator is on hand to help you set up the ideal golf itinerary for the break of a lifetime.


We have several local golf clubs within easy reach of our hotel, all of which are exquisite courses that attract a number of international visitors each year.


Royal Dornach Golf course

One of the greatest golf courses in the world. Golf in Dornoch can be traced as far back as 1616, but the official Royal Dornoch Golf Links was founded in 1877. For over a century, this championship course has long exceeded players’ expectations at every term. Combining first-class quality with the abundant natural resources of the Scottish Highlands, the spellbinding setting of this natural links never disappoints. It is why the Royal Dornoch has secured a top spot on many golfers “to play” lists.


Castle Stuart Golf Course

This championship course needs little introduction – Castle Stuart Golf Links. In 2002, the course that would host the Scottish Open several times, was still just a working farm. Today, it is one of the best-loved golf courses near Inverness and a beacon to golfers around the world. Every aspect of the course’s design delights, engages and amazes amateurs and professionals alike. There are holes that tee off from aside the sea, holes that sit atop an old sea cliff and holes that share stunning panoramic views of the surrounding Highlands. And while the views are impressive, the actual course is even more so.


Nairn golf course

Nairn Golf Club was founded in 1887, inspired by the surrounding Highland wilderness. Nestling on the shores of the Moray Firth, it hugs the rugged coast of Moray Firth for the first seven holes, before turning inland to test the talents of professionals and amateurs alike against the natural Scottish elements. Steeped in history and splendour, it is one of the most exclusive golf courses in Inverness.

All three of these exceptional courses, together with the Kingsmills Hotel, form part of the Highland Golf Links. Which means bunkering down in style and luxury before teeing off on a championship course has never been easier. So, to book a bespoke golf break and put these courses to the test, contact us today.

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