REVIEW: Hawkswood House, Peat Inn, St Andrews

  PEAT, the whisper of the word feels Scottish. You are suddenly lost in deep, smoky, intense flavours of Scotland’s greatest luxury export – Whisky – preferably a vintage Single Malt, made with grain dried over a peaty fire, then aged slowly in an oak barrel. Speaking of Scottish luxury, there’s a village, around seven … Read moreREVIEW: Hawkswood House, Peat Inn, St Andrews

A Love Letter to St Andrews Old Course

Old Course St Andrews Scotland

Dear Golfer, Planning to visit St Andrews, Scotland, “The Home of Golf”?. READ THIS: It will help with the heart break when you leave. A love Letter to St Andrews Like train platforms and tourist attractions, the footprints of millions leave only fading impressions on the sandy links turf of St Andrews, “The Home of … Read moreA Love Letter to St Andrews Old Course

England’s newest golf course inspired by history

Ramside Cathedral Course

Ramside Hall Hotel and Golf Club, County Durham’s leading golf resort and hotel, opens its new 18-hole championship golf course in July – calling it ‘Cathedral Course’ – in honour of nearby Durham Cathedral. The North East’s newest course takes its name from Durham Cathedral – a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Europe’s … Read moreEngland’s newest golf course inspired by history

The Renaissance Club launches ‘One Time Only’ golf experience

The Renaissance Club, Scotland

The Renaissance Club (TRC), one of the world’s most exclusive golf clubs, is opening its doors to non-members to experience what it’s like to call this Scottish super-club your home course. The Renaissance Club is calling it the “One Time Experience” and says it’s for anyone that loves the game of golf. The chance to … Read moreThe Renaissance Club launches ‘One Time Only’ golf experience

Thorpeness to host Britain’s newest Festival of Golf

Thorpeness Hotel and Golf Club

Thorpeness Hotel and Golf Club, Suffolk’s leading play and stay golf destination, has announced it will host Britain’s newest festival of golf in July. The Thorpeness Festival of Golf will be played over its classic James Braid designed heathland course on Suffolk’s Heritage Coast from July 28-31. It will be the first dedicated golf festival … Read moreThorpeness to host Britain’s newest Festival of Golf

Luxury golf tours on the Royal Scotsman

Royal Scotsman sleeper train

The Royal Scotsman, the UK’s only luxury sleeper train, has launched a new five day golf tour exploring some of Scotland’s greatest golf courses. Departing from Edinburgh on 18th May and 22nd September 2014, the train travels through the Scottish Highlands, transporting guests between world class golf courses in the height of luxury.   From … Read moreLuxury golf tours on the Royal Scotsman

Honesty Box Golf in the Scottish Borders

Langholm Golf Club 9th green and clubhouse

If you are passing through the Scottish Borders and feel compelled to stretch your legs and hit a golf ball you’ll never have a problem getting a tee-time at Langholm Golf Club in the Esk Valley. High on the slopes of Whita Hill, looking down on the quaint border town of Langholm – home to … Read moreHonesty Box Golf in the Scottish Borders

Open Golf Guide 2013 – How to Master Muirfield

18th hole at Muirfield with Open grandstands

Finlay Miller was given exclusive access to the links at Muirfield just days before it closed ahead of The Open. Here is his guide to the toughest holes at the course many rate the best on The Open rota… TWO DAYS before Muirfield closed in preparation for this year’s Open, I found myself driving up … Read moreOpen Golf Guide 2013 – How to Master Muirfield

New tourist trail showcases Suffolk’s Golf and Ale

Adnam's Brewery Tours are one of the best tourist attractions in Suffolk

Hotel groups aims to attract golfers for pints and pars TA Hotel Collection, owners of Thorpeness Hotel and Golf Club in Suffolk, are seeking to attract more golf tourists to the county with the launch of a new trail combining real ale tours and classic seaside golf courses. Thorpeness Golf Club is already one of … Read moreNew tourist trail showcases Suffolk’s Golf and Ale

Coast and Castles golf trail – Northumberland

links golf in the shadow of Dunstanburgh Castle

A coastal trail of little known links golf courses dotted between medieval English castles Ruddy sand beaches, Atlantic grey seals and world famous fish smokeries A treasure trove pub with its own microbrewery in an idyllic bay setting Cheap green fees and easy to organise Northumberland golf packages It’s often been written that there is … Read moreCoast and Castles golf trail – Northumberland

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