Rowallan Castle Golf Club


nr Kilmarnock, Ayrshire KA3 2LP

  • Office

    +44 (0)1563 530 550
  • Pro shop

    +44 (0)1563 538 648
  • Fax

    +44 (0)1563 538 648
  • Golf pro

    Ross Aitken (Head of Instruction)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.

  • Surroundings:

    Rural countryside and country estate.

  • Designer:

    Colin Montgomerie

SSS or slope






How to get there:

18 miles NE of Ayr

HEADING SOUTH from Glasgow on the M77, take exit 7 and go south on the A77, direction Kilmarnock. After 0.7 mls at roundabout follow the B751 direction Kilmaurs. After 1.5 miles Rowallan Castle is on your right. | HEADING NORTH towards Glasgow on the A77/M77 take exit 8, which brings you directly onto the B751, direction Kilmaurs. After 1.5 miles Rowallan Castle is on your right.

Rowallan Castle Golf Club

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

Est. 2010

Rowallan Castle Golf Club: Located between the City of Glasgow and Ayrshire's spectacular "golf coast", Rowallan Castle is the first layout in Scotland to be designed by Colin Montgomerie. Although construction of the course began in 2005, with an intended opening in 2008, the course eventually opened in 2010.

Located near Kilmarnock, 30 minutes drive south west of Glasgow, the site is set within a 600-acre Scottish country estate, complete with 1000-year-old yew trees, trout streams, two spectacular castles, and distant views of Ailsa Craig and the Isle of Arran.

The 18-hole rolling parkland, championship golf course is complemented by two 5-star castles. The castles are available on an "exclusive use" basis, and offer 5-star accommodation.

List of courses: Ayrshire & Arran


Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends; more restricted at weekends.

Must book in advance. Maximum handicap: men 24; women 28.

Green fees

Contact club for green fee details.

Other information

Players generally walk this course. Caddies available (one weeks' notice required).

Did you know?

Rowallan Castle originally dates back to the 13th century and has been owned or held by the medieval Mure family, the Earls of Glasgow (Boyle), the Earls of Loudoun (Campbell) and the Barons Rowallan (Corbett).

Onsite are the Old and New castles of Rowallan. Both can be booked on an exclusive use basis, offering 5-star accommodation, cuisine and event organisation.

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