St Andrews & Highlands

Suggested Itinerary based on eight golfers

Combine St Andrews with Championship courses in the Highlands of Scotland

St Andrews & Highlands

Seven rounds and seven nights in St Andrews and the Highlands of Scotland.


Pricing for April, May and October

HotelsGolferNon-Golfer
Old Course Hotel Eden Room/Kingsmills Classic Room Star £5,000£1,245
Old Course Hotel Course View Room / Kingsclub Retreat Room Star £5,390£1,630

Pricing for June - September

HotelsGolferNon-Golfer
Old Course Hotel Eden Room/Kingsmills Classic Room Star £5,295£1,535
Old Course Hotel Course View Room / Kingsclub Retreat Room Star £5,680£1,920

Old Course Hotel5 Star

Old Course Hotel

The 5* Old Course Hotel is located alongside the fairway of the hallowed 17th ‘Road Hole’ of the world famous Old Course.

  • No. of Rooms: 134 rooms
  • Spa Facilities: Yes
  • Dinner Options: • Road Hole Restaurant • Road Hole Bar • Sands Grill • Jigger Inn • Hams Hame Pub & Grill • The Duke's Clubhouse
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Kingsmills Hotel4 Star

Kingsmills Hotel

The Kingsmills Hotel is a fabulous four-star luxury hotel in Inverness.

  • No. of Rooms: 147 rooms
  • Spa Facilities: Yes
  • Dinner Options: Inglis Restaurant The Conservatory
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Kingsclub Kingsmill Hotel4 Star

Kingsclub Kingsmill Hotel

Set in 4 acres of beautiful gardens, the Kingsclub is set apart from the main hotel, and offers sophisticated & individually designed rooms.

  • No. of Rooms: 114 rooms
  • Spa Facilities: Yes
  • Dinner Options: • The Conservatory • Inglis Restaurant
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Sightseeing for Golfers & Non-Golfers

Scotland is not only the home of golf. It has  a colourful and varied history, incredibly beautiful scenery, unique traditions and industries, high quality shopping, museums & art galleries, food experiences and of course the innumerable pubs and hostelries that delight international visitors. The OCE team will assist in making plans to take in some of the very best non-golf activities.

Edinburgh Shopping Trips

No trip away can be complete without buying gifts for the family back home, or treating yourself to something very special that will remind you of your time with us in Scotland. A trip to the capital city to shop in every type of store to the tiny specialist to luxury designer can be fitted in to a day in Edinburgh. Our car and driver will drop you in George Street, The Royal Mile or The Grassmarket. The day can be enhanced with the addition of a Blue Badge Guide to talk you through the history of the Old Town


Edinburgh City Tours

The Castle is the iconic image of Edinburgh known throughout the world but there is much more to the city than that. Hidden subterranean streets, royal palaces, murder plots and body snatchers. If you visit in August there is the Edinburgh Military Tattoo which we can source tickets for. There is the New Town which was all laid out during The Enlightenment when the great minds of Georgian Scotland civilised the world. Great pubs and restaurants will nourish the body whilst the art galleries, museums and architecture nourish the soul.


Distillery Tours

The whisky industry in this small country of ours contributes one fifth of the wealth. Scotch is one of the unique products that brings a smile of recognition from travellers around the globe. We offer half day tours of a variety of distilleries, depending on your location. Glenturret (The Famous Grouse Experience) is the closest to us and a fine example of the whisky making process. We can customise the tour to suit the basic knowledge all the way up to a Connoisseurs Nosing & Blending tour.


Castles & Palaces

Scotland - a magical place of myths and mysteries, the romantic setting for many novels and stories stretching back into the mists of time, and a location that encourages the imagination. Castle ruins litter the landscape here in Scotland and each one carries its own history. Highest on the list of “must see’s” are Edinburgh Castle& Stirling Castle, both built on volcanic rocks giving views across the low lying surrounding land. Glamis Castle, the turreted home of the late Queen Mother and Scone Palace, the ancient crowning place of Scottish Kings.


Loch Ness Tours

No trip to the Inverness area is complete without a visit to Loch Ness and the chance of sighting Nessie, the elusive Loch Ness Monster. The magnificently situated Urquhart Castle, on the banks of Loch Ness, remains an impressive stronghold despite its ruinous state. Once one of Scotland’s largest castles, Urquhart’s remains include a tower house that commands splendid views of the famous loch and Great Glen. Access can be gained by boat or coach. A short visit to the Loch Ness Monster Centre is a fun way to chart the history of Nessie sightings over the centuries.


Cawdor Castle

With its connections to the Kings of Scotland, and immortalised in Shakespeare’s tragedy Macbeth, Cawdor Castle is a wonderful mix of ancient and current. The beautiful gardens and woodland walks, as well as a tour of the Castle itself are a great way for non-golfers to pass time whilst their golfing partners are playing Nairn or Castle Stuart. Cawdor castle2 by Mihael Grmek - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons


Glenmorangie Distillery

The distillery just outside Tain is a must for all whisky lovers. It is one of Scotland’s favourite single malts, and with several brands to follow through their individual processes, it’s a highly recommended tour for all. For those who wish to learn about the complexities of good malt, it is possible to organise a Masterclass. Glenmorangie Distillery by Jack Shainsky from Jerusalem, Israel - Glenmorangie distillery. Licensed under CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons


Shopping

There are unique shops in all the small towns and villages in the North of Scotland, and plenty souvenirs to be purchased at castles and distilleries but one of the best showcase shopping experiences is The House of Bruar near Pitlochry and south of Inverness. All of Scotland’s luxury brands, a huge selection of clothing, home-ware, food and souvenirs make it a must during your stay up North.



Transfers

  • Daily transfers to and from the golf courses are included.
  • All transfers between hotels are included.
  • Airport transfers from Edinburgh airport are included.

Room Upgrades


Traditional links golf, tranquillity, solitude and outstanding natural beauty - the Highlands of Scotland provide some of the best championship courses in the country. Royal Dornoch and Nairn typify all that is best loved about the region and make a perfect complement to the historic links courses in and around St Andrews. Castle Stuart was awarded the title of "Best New Golf course worldwide" in 2009 and hosted the Scottish Open Championship in 2011, 2012 and 2013.

Guaranteed tee-times on the famous Old Course.