Golspie, Sutherland KW10 6ST
18 holes. Coastal links & heathland. Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.
Seaside and woodland.
50 miles N of Inverness
The club is situated at the south of the village of Golspie about a mile from the town centre. Take Ferry Road off the A9 (Station Road).
Golspie Golf Club: Although relatively short at just under 6,000 yards from the men's tees, Golspie still packs a lot in, offering a unique blend of seaside links, as well as heathland golf. The par of 68 is not often bettered, so the experienced golfer will face a variety of shots if a good score is to be carded.
Several holes run at Golspie alongside the sea in typically open links terrain, while others make a short foray into a more heathland environment, where trees and heather add to the challenges, especially if you are wayward from the tee.
Less experienced golfers will enjoy the chance to work on their game without the challenges of championship length, while golfers of all abilities can take pleasure in the sea views onto Dornoch Firth and up to the solid-looking Ben Bhraggie, which rises some 383 metres and looks down on the village of Golspie.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.
Must book in advance.
Credit cards accepted. [Last updated: 2018].
Players generally walk this course.
As well as the course there are many attractions and amenities for visitors to enjoy in the area. Dunrobin Castle (just north of Golspie) is open to the public, and is the ancestral home of the Earls of Sutherland. A statue of the First Duke is sited at the top of Ben Bhraggie, the 383-metre hill that sits behind Golspie. The statue can be reached by footpath, providing magnificent views from the summit. The Big Burn waterfall is set in the finest and most beautiful small gorge in Sutherland and is only 20 minutes walk from the north end of the village.
Scotland: 55th best course in Scotland (Golf World, 2021).
Church Street, Golspie, Sutherland
+44 (0)1408 633 408Visit website
The Golf Links is a friendly, family-run hotel in Golspie, with a seafront location and beautiful views overlooking the Dornoch Firth. It is located right alongside the beach and immediately adjacent to the 18-hole Golspie Golf Course.
Brora; Royal Dornoch; Skibo Castle; Tain.
Old Bank Rd, Golspie, Sutherland
+44 (0)1408 633 234Visit website
The Sutherland Arms Hotel is a family run traditional Highland Coaching Inn where the emphasis is on a warm welcome and a friendly and relaxing atmosphere. The hotel is situated at the far end of the picturesque village of Golspie.
Royal Dornoch (Championship & Struie courses); Brora; Tain; Skibo Castle (private).
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