NORTH ABERDEEN LINKS GOLF

 
     
 
4 days & 5 rounds from £375
 
         
 
We can recommend few better value golf breaks than this trip to the North East of Scotland, staying 3 nights, and playing 5 rounds of superb links golf, all for under £400....including car rental from the airport..!

Travel north from Aberdeen, and you reach an undiscovered country of scenic coastal towns, historic attractions, and maritime heritage. The traditional fishing towns of Fraserburgh and Peterhead are home to both fishing history, and some fabulous golfing tradition. Peterhead is home to one of the oldest clubs in the Country, originally designed by Willie Park Jr., whilst Fraserburgh is the 7th oldest links course in the world, and one of James Braid's classic links. Between Aberdeen, and these two hidden gems, lies the 100 year old Murcar Links, regularly in the top 100 UK courses.

So make that diversion off the beaten track, and discover this great golfing region for yourself.

 
         
 
 
 
  DAY 1  
- Arrive airport - collect rental car
- Check in to hotel
 
 
 
     
 
  DAY 2  

- Breakfast at the hotel
- 36 holes at Peterhead

 
This creation of mother nature, among the dunes and across the links is a classic example of Scottish seaside golf at it's best - and the toughest! Peterhead Golf Club was established in 1841. The ‘Old Course’ layout began as a 9 hole course in 1892, designed by Willie Park Jnr a dual winner of the Open Championship. The ‘Old Course’ was extended to 18 holes in 1908. Guests at Craigewan Links will enjoy a hearty welcome, and the chance to play an excellent links. Whether you are a low or high handicapper, we are confident you will enjoy the golfing challenge provided by Peterhead Golf Club’s links courses. We sincerely hope you enjoy your day – and that Craigewan’s legendary wind does not take it’s toll!
 
 
 
  DAY 3  

- Breakfast at the hotel
- 36 holes at Fraserburgh

 
Fraserburgh is one of the true links courses left in Scotland. The club was established in 1777 when golf was played on the towns links. It moved to it's present location the philworth links in 1891. Much of the present course was designed in 1922 by James Braid, the first man to win the open 5 times. Set in Scotland's far North-east corner 42 miles North of Aberdeen, Fraserburgh is a fine 6,300 yard par 70 18 hole course and a 2,300 par 32 nine hole course. The view from the third tee on the main course alone makes the trip to Fraserburgh worthwhile. Looking over the fishing port, the North sea and onto the Joined Villages of Cairnbulg and Inverallochy. Inland Looks across the Buchan Plains and onto Mormond Hill.Fraserburgh is known as a friendly club and any visitor will enjoy their trip to the "Broch".
 
 
 
  DAY 4  

- Breakfast at the hotel - check out of hotel
- 18
holes at Murcar Links - return car- depart

 
.The Murcar Championship Golf Links has a par of 71 and a standard scratch rating of 72. Murcar frequently features in the Top 100 courses in the UK, and the Visit Scotland Top 40 Great Scottish Links collection . Between 6 and 9 July 2006 the Murcar Links will host theEuropean Chanllenge Tour's inaugural Scottish Challenge. Established in 1909 to the design of Archie Simpson, with later refinements made in the 1930's by the celebrated golf course designer James Braid, it has recently undergone alterations and improvements that are sympathetic to what Simpson and Braid set out to achieve. Not for the beginner or the faint hearted, Murcar Link's is a par 71 (ss 72) natural Championship links, which represents a truly challenging test of golf. To play it requires every shot in the book and if the wind is up, a few more besides!
 
 
         
 
For accommodation, select from one of the following quality hotels:
 
         
 
The Waterside Inn, Peterhead
 
The Palace Hotel, Peterhead
 
         
 
 
 
 
Located on Scotland's stunning north east coast, the Swallow Waterside Inn is a purpose built hotel set in its own extensive gardens on the banks of the estuary of the River Ugie. With 105 en-suite bedrooms and suites, the hotel makes a perfect venue for any occasion. An on site spa with fully equipped gym, and Leisure Club with swimming pool, sauna and steam room ensures you get the opportunity to relax during your stay. The award-winning kitchen team takes pride in featuring local produce on the menus, making meals in the Ogilvies Restaurant an experience to savour.
 
The Palace Hotel has recently undergone an extensive makeover, completely transforming the reception area, public areas and ground floor bedrooms. Every one of the 65 bedrooms has en-suite facilities, remote control TV, satelite channel, and trouser press, coming as standard. A choice of two restaurants and a selection of bars give you a choice of surroundings in which to relax and unwind. Whether you want a full Scottish breakfast or a prime steak of the Aberdeen Angus variety, their top quality menus are designed to cater for all tastes.
 
         
 
The Tufted Duck, St Combs
 
Lonmay Old Manse, Lonmay
 
         
 
 
 
 
A warm welcome awaits you at the Tufted Duck Hotel. You will immediately be warmed by the glow of the log fire burning in the lounge. They have created a friendly, welcoming atmosphere, and almost every part of the hotel has been re-furbished. It has an ambience of quiet, calm, and serene, yet homely and inviting at the same time. The Hotel has attractive, comfortable bedrooms, most with views over the stunning North Sea and Rattrays beach. All have en-suite bath and shower. The Restaurant, renowned in the area for its excellent cuisine, and extensive wine list, has panoramic and unrestricted views of the dramatic seascape and serves an exceptionally varied and interesting choice of well prepared dishes.
 
Lonmay Old Manse is a 5 Star Scottish Tourist Board / Visit Scotland bed and breakfast offering excellent accommodation and food. The house has spectacular uninterrupted views of the countryside adjacent to the North East Coastal Trail between Fraserburgh and Peterhead. The accommodation is in an historic 'Manse' [Scottish minister's home - Scotland's equivalent of an English rectory] built for the parish of Lonmay in 1820. Standing in grounds of nearly 2 acres the house was completely renovated and refurbished in 2003 and 2004 and offers elegant and spacious rooms for those seeking individuality, comfort and tranquillity in an informal and friendly atmosphere.
 
     
     
 
Price per person from £375
 
     
 

includes:
3 nights' twin / double share accommodation with breakfast
5 rounds of golf
Mid size rental car, collect/return Aberdeen airport
Single room supplement and dinner supplement prices available on request

The itinerary may be adapted to meet any requirements that you may have and be re-priced accordingly
 
     
 
To book or discuss your preferred itinerary, please call 01932 228333 or email us on info@londongolftours.com
 
         
 
 
     
 
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