Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club

off the A71,

Kirknewton, Edinburgh EH27 8EB

  • Office

    +44 (0)131 333 1845
  • Pro shop

    +44 (0)131 333 1845
  • Fax

    +44 (0)131 333 1433
  • Golf pro

    Scott Dixon (Head PGA Professional).

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Open countryside, 7 mi west of Edinburgh city centre.

  • Designer:

    James Braid

SSS or slope

At the same location:

Above distances are for the championship East course. Also at Dalmahoy is the 18-hole West course (par-68; 5168 yds from back tees).






How to get there:

7 miles SW of Edinburgh

Located just 4 mi from Edinburgh Airport and 7 mi from Edinburgh city centre. From the airport, join the A8 heading east towards Edinburgh. At roundabout take the "City Bypass" (A8) exit, and follow City Bypass directions, and then directions for Kilmarnock (A71). After joining the A71, hotel and golf is 2 mi along on the left hand side.

Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club (East course)

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.

Est. 1927

Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club (East course): Set in 1,000 acres of picturesque parkland (formerly part of the estate of the Earl of Morton), Dalmahoy boasts two 18-hole golf courses, the championship East and shorter West. Onsite accommodation is plentiful, some of it located in an 18th century baronial manor house.

The East course, the more senior of the two, has staged several top-quality professional events. Played over gently undulating terrain, the fairways here could hardly be described as heavily tree-lined, although mature trees are liberally scattered. The trees and accompanying rough provide good definition to the holes, especially the long par-4s that lay down a serious challenge to most golfers. The short holes are well bunkered, and the 17th, known as Wee Wrecker, is aptly named - a good test requiring accurate iron play.

An excellent complement to its bigger brother, the West Course has a variety of challenging holes that will test your accuracy from the tee, as well as your short game around the greens. Ideal for beginners or people who only play occasionally, the West Course can be shortened to just 9 or 13 holes, as the course winds its way past the Hotel.

Stay&Play at Dalmahoy: luxury onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.

List of courses: Home of Golf


Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance. Handicap required.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes on the East course in high season (May thru' Sept): weekdays £75; weekends £100.

Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play rates and packages, etc. [Last updated: 2023].

Other information

Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities


Did you know?

Dalmahoy's East Course has staged many top level professional tournaments including the Solheim Cup and the European Tour's Scottish Seniors Open; view Top Golf Tournaments at Dalmahoy GC.


  • Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club4-star

    Kirknewton, Edinburgh EH27 8EB

    +44 (0)131 33 1845

    Visit website

    Set in 1,000 acres of quiet parkland, Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club is a resort and golf facility, located just seven miles from the centre of Edinburgh. The present baronial manor house was built in the 1720s for George Dalrymple, youngest son of the Earl of Stair. Extensively developed in close collaboration with historic building advisors, the manor house has been extended to offer 215 rooms & suites, state of the art meeting facilities, two restaurants & bars, a luxurious leisure club with indoor swimming pool, two 18-hole golf courses and much more.

    • Golf at this hotel:


    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Ratho Park (not covered by Where2Golf).

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Royal Burgess; Bruntsfield; Royal Musselburgh.

  • Edinburgh Marriott Hotel4-star

    111 Glasgow Road, Edinburgh EH12 8NF

    +44 (0)131 334 9191

    Visit website

    The Edinburgh Marriott is located on the A8, just 2 miles from Edinburgh Airport and 3 miles west of the city centre. You can enjoy Edinburgh's famous festivals and historic sites with a convenient local bus service to the city centre, which runs regularly from the hotel.

    • Golf at this hotel:


    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Dalmahoy; Royal Burgess; Bruntsfield.

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Royal Musselburgh

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