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 …

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Pop up golf course opens on Swiss Mountain

Blink and you’ll miss pop-up golf in the Swiss Alps The highest golf course in Europe is getting ready to open its fairways for arguably the shortest season anywhere in the world. Golf Mountain on Switzerland’s Adelboden’s Engstligenalp opens for play on September 10 for just six-weeks before closing again on October 25th. Why? The …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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