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The East Coast Swing Tour

Arrival & Departure Location: Edinburgh Airport

The east coast of Scotland is renowned for having some of the greatest golf courses in the world. Boasting such iconic courses as The Old Course, Carnoustie, Kingsbarns, and the PGA Centenary Course at Gleneagles, it really is a golf lover’s paradise.

Yet these aren’t the only treasures to be found here. On this tour you will also get to sample Scotland’s ‘water of life’ at Kingsbarns Distillery and explore the sumptuous scenery of the East Neuk.

Our experienced team handles every aspect of your trip, from tour planning and admin, to organising tee off times, caddies, and cultural excursions.

Looking for a golfing trip of a lifetime? Well, look no further.

Golf Courses

– Gleneagles, PGA Centenary Course

– Gleneagles, King’s Course

– St Andrews, Old Course or Kingsbarns

– Dumbarnie

– Carnoustie, Championship Course

– Gullane, No.1 Course

– North Berwick or Muirfield

Points of Interest:

– Activities at Gleneagles

– Kingsbarns Distillery

– East Neuk (Elie, Pittenweem, Anstruther, Crail)

– St Andrews

– Forth Road Bridge, Gullane

– North Berwick


– The Gleneagles Hotel,
Auchterarder (3 nights)

– The Old Course Hotel,
St Andrews (3 nights)

– Greywalls Hotel,
Gullane (2 nights)

What’s Included:

– Accommodation
– Breakfast
– Green Fees & Admissions to all sites according to itinerary
– Bespoke itinerary
– Premium vehicle & Private chauffeur
– Admission to all activities
– Local guides where appropriate
– Personal travel co-ordinator

Tour Details

Day 1

Arrive in Scotland

Transport: Executive Vehicle & Private Driver
Accommodation: The Gleneagles Hotel, Auchterarder (3 Nights)
Dinner: The Strathearn at Gleneagles

After touching down at Edinburgh Airport, your personal chauffeur will greet you and help put your bags in your luxury vehicle. They will then drive you north, crossing the magnificent Forth Road Bridge, to Auchterarder and your accommodation for the next three nights: The Gleneagles Hotel.

Nestled in the picturesque Scottish countryside, The Gleneagles Hotel is a luxurious haven where timeless elegance meets contemporary sophistication. Surrounded by rolling hills and lush landscapes, this five-star retreat offers a blend of opulent accommodation, world-class dining, and an exciting array of recreational activities. With its iconic architecture and impeccable service, Gleneagles provides an unforgettable escape. Whether indulging in award-winning cuisine, rejuvenating at the spa, or exploring the championship golf courses, you will be enveloped in a world of refined luxury.

After settling into your stunning room, you will then indulge in an unforgettable dining experience at The Strathearn restaurant at Gleneagles. Steeped in timeless charm, the restaurant offers a culinary journey that fuses classic and contemporary flavours. Enjoy the elegant ambiance as you browse a menu showcasing the finest Scottish ingredients. Begin with the succulent scallops before moving on to the richness of Highland venison or the delicate flavours of North Atlantic halibut. Round your evening off with a decadent dessert such as the crepe suzette. The Strathearn promises a delightful dinner amidst the refined splendour of Gleneagles.

After dinner, it’s time to rest up before your first full day of touring.

Day 2

Play at the Gleneagles PGA Centenary Course,
Range of activities at Gleneagles

Dinner: Andrew Fairlie’s at Gleneagles

In the morning you will embark on a truly special round of golf at the PGA Centenary Course, an esteemed gem within the Gleneagles estate. Designed by the legendary Jack Nicklaus, this championship course delivers a golfing experience that seamlessly blends strategic design with the breathtaking Scottish landscape.

As you navigate the meticulously manicured fairways and greens, the panoramic views of the Ochil Hills create a captivating backdrop. The course’s intricate layout offers a challenging yet rewarding round, demanding precision and skill. Each hole requires strategic prowess, with bunkers and water hazards adding an element of excitement. The PGA Centenary Course, host to the 2014 Ryder Cup, stands as a testament to golfing excellence amid the beauty of Gleneagles.

After lunch you will have the freedom to choose from a wide range of activities on offer at Gleneagles. For those with a keen eye, you may want to have a go at archery, clay shooting, or game shooting. Keen anglers should make the most of a chance to fish for salmon on The River Tay. Gleneagles also offers cycling, horse riding, lawn games, a zip wire, falconry, off roading, and more, so whatever your favourite country activity, you are sure to find it here.

For dinner this evening you will experience unparalleled culinary artistry at Gleneagles’ Andrew Fairlie Restaurant. Each dish is a masterpiece, meticulously crafted with the finest and freshest Scottish ingredients. Savour signature creations like the herb crusted lamb or the velvety smoked lobster. Let the exceptional staff and elegant ambiance take you on a journey of culinary excellence.

Day 3

Play at The King’s Course, Range of activities at Gleneagles

Dinner: The Dormy at Gleneagles Clubhouse

In the morning you will tee off on The King’s Course, a masterpiece set perfectly amidst the stunning Scottish landscape. Designed by James Braid, this historic course offers a captivating blend of challenging play and breathtaking scenery. Navigate your way through undulating fairways and strategically placed bunkers while enjoying panoramic views of the Perthshire hills. Each hole tells a tale of golfing heritage, inviting players to showcase skill and strategy in equal measure. The course’s natural beauty, from heather-lined fairways to majestic pines, creates a truly immersive experience. The King’s Course, with its classic layout and subtle challenges, ensures a memorable round for golf enthusiasts of all levels.

In the afternoon, you may want to try some of the many other outdoor activities on offer. However, after a demanding round of golf you may be more tempted to surrender to tranquillity for an afternoon of rejuvenation at Gleneagles’ luxurious spa. Here you can relax and enjoy world-class facilities, such as the indulgent hydro and thermal experiences. Expert therapists will pamper you with bespoke treatments, easing your body and mind into a state of sublime peace.

In the evening, you will enjoy a delightful dinner in The Dormy at Gleneagles where you can relish locally sourced, seasonal ingredients expertly crafted into a menu that caters to diverse tastes. From the inviting atmosphere to the chef’s specialties, every bite is a celebration of flavour. The Dormy ensures a memorable dining experience, adding a touch of culinary magic to your stay at Gleneagles.

Day 4

Play at The Old Course if ballot successful or Kingsbarns if not, Kingsbarns Distillery

Transport: Executive Vehicle & Private Driver
Accommodation: The Old Course Hotel, St Andrews (3 Nights)
The Road Hole at The Old Course Hotel

In the morning your chauffeur will drive you east to St Andrew’s where an exciting day of golf awaits you.

You will play a round at either The Old Course or Kingsbarns. While we cannot guarantee tee times for The Old Course, we can include you in the ballot, a lottery drawn two days before in the afternoon. If chosen, you’ll secure a tee time at this iconic course, offering a truly unforgettable experience steeped in history, evident from the very first tee shot. From the renowned double greens to the legendary 17th road hole, your round at The Old Course promises to be a magical journey.

If you are not selected through the ballot, your alternative will be to play at Kingsbarns Golf Club. Regularly ranked in the top ten courses in Scotland, Kingsbarns co-hosts The Alfred Dunhill Championship annually alongside The Old Course and Carnoustie. Since its opening in 2000, Kingsbarns has earned instant acclaim as a modern classic. Set against the stunning backdrop of the North Sea, the course boasts smooth undulating fairways, true greens, and the invigorating sea breeze, solidifying Kingsbarns as one of the premier modern links courses globally.

After your round you will be taken on a captivating journey at Kingsbarns Distillery, where the art of whisky-making comes to life. The tour begins with expert guides teaching you about the traditional distillation process, from malting to maturation, before culminating in a tasting experience that unveils the distinctive character of Kingsbarns’ exceptional single malt Scotch whisky.

An exquisite dining experience awaits you at The Road Hole restaurant in the Old Course Hotel. With panoramic views of the legendary 17th “Road Hole,” culinary masterpieces are crafted from locally sourced ingredients. The elegant ambiance, attentive service, and gourmet delights combine to create a perfect evening, embodying the charm of St Andrews.

Your accommodation for the next three nights is the exceptional Old Course Hotel. Nestled neatly in St Andrews, each room boasts stunning views of the iconic Old Course. World-class amenities, personalised service, and exquisite dining combine to create a truly memorable stay in the heart of Scotland’s golfing paradise.

Day 5

Play at Dumbarnie Golf Links, Explore the East Neuk

Transport: Executive Vehicle & Private Driver
Dinner: 18 Restaurant at Rusacks

In the morning, take some time to savour the moment as you step onto the fairways of Dumbarnie Golf Links where you will be greeted by the morning sun casting a warm glow and the coastal setting framing each swing with stunning views. The meticulously designed course unfolds with challenging greens, so you will have to make sure every stroke counts. Dumbarnie Golf Links offers a sublime golfing experience, where each moment is sculpted by the beauty of the Scottish coastline.

Having taken on Dumbarnie, you will then set off on a delightful day of exploring Scotland’s East Neuk. Your journey begins in Elie with its golden beaches and historic Elie Castle. From there you will head to Pittenweem where you can wander down its charming streets, discovering the village’s fishing heritage and art galleries. Next up is Anstruther, where the bustling harbour invites you to savour award-winning fish and chips. Stroll along the picturesque coastline, soaking up the fresh sea air. Finally, you will stop in the charming Crail with its cobbled streets and iconic harbour. Here you can sample local seafood, wander through antique shops, and appreciate the carefully preserved architecture. Each stop unveils a unique facet of East Neuk, blending coastal beauty, history, and culinary treats for a memorable day of exploring.

After a busy day, relax and savour an evening of culinary excellence at the 18 Restaurant at Rusacks. With panoramic views of the legendary 18th hole of the Old Course, menu highlights include succulent St Andrew’s Bay lobster or tender Aberdeen Angus beef. Each dish is a symphony of flavours, paired with breathtaking views, creating an unforgettable dining experience. From delectable Scottish cuisine to attentive service, every moment at 18 is a celebration of flavours and golfing heritage.

Day 6

Play at Carnoustie Golf Club, explore St Andrews

Transport: Executive Vehicle & Private Driver
Dinner: Forgan’s

This morning you will tee off on the legendary fairways of Carnoustie Golf Club, an iconic Scottish links course steeped in golfing history. Hugging the Angus coastline, this challenging layout demands strategic precision. The championship course, host to multiple Open Championships, features narrow fairways, deep bunkers, and unpredictable winds. As you navigate the meticulously manicured links, the breathtaking views of the North Sea provide a stunning backdrop. From the daunting 18th hole to the intricate Barry Burn, each shot is a test of skill and nerve. Carnoustie’s reputation as one of the toughest courses in the world promises a golfing experience to cherish.

In the afternoon, wander through the storied streets of St Andrews, where history and charm combine offering many enticing options. Explore the medieval ruins of St Andrews Cathedral, a testament to the town’s historical significance. Meander along the West Sands with the sea breeze in your hair. Visit the University of St Andrews, its historic buildings adding scholarly grace to the town. Browse through quaint shops before concluding your day at St Andrews Castle, perched on the cliffs overlooking the North Sea. An afternoon in St Andrews is a captivating journey through time and Scottish culture.

Round your day off with a meal at Forgan’s in St Andrews, where exposed brick walls, wooden beams, and ambient lighting create an inviting atmosphere. From traditional Scottish fare to innovative delights, each bite is a celebration of local flavours in this cozy setting, creating a memorable dining experience.

Day 7

See The Forth Road Bridge, Play Gullane – No.1 Course, Explore Gullane

Transport: Executive Vehicle & Private Driver
Accommodation: Greywalls Hotel, Gullane (2 Nights)
Chez Roux at Greywalls

Your chauffeur will be on hand this morning to help with your bags before driving you over the Forth Road Bridge and on to Gullane Golf Course.

A golfing adventure awaits at Gullane, where the undulating fairways of this links layout promise a challenging and picturesque round. Situated along the East Lothian coastline, the course offers panoramic views of the Firth of Forth. Battle the bothersome bunkers and contend with the coastal winds as you play through this golfing gem. With a rich history dating back to 1884, Gullane weaves a tapestry of golfing tradition amidst breathtaking natural beauty, providing enthusiasts with a rewarding and memorable experience on one of Scotland’s most esteemed golfing landscapes.

You will then discover Gullane in a day filled with coastal allure and Scottish charm. Why not begin with a stroll through the picturesque town, lined with quaint shops and welcoming cafes. Learn more about the historic Gullane Parish Church and immerse yourself in the vibrant community atmosphere. Then, meander to Gullane Beach, where sandy shores meet the North Sea’s refreshing waves. Conclude the day with a visit to Gullane Hill, offering panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. Gullane beckons you with a blend of scenic beauty and cultural richness for a delightful day of exploration.

You will then dine at Chez Roux at Greywalls Hotel, your accommodation for the next two nights, for an evening of culinary sophistication. The historic charm of Greywalls sets the stage for a memorable dining experience. Tuck into expertly crafted dishes showcasing the finest Scottish ingredients presented with ingenious flair.

Day 8

Play North Berwick Golf Course or Muirfield, explore North Berwick

Transport: Executive Vehicle & Private Driver
The Bonnie Badger

Today you will play at either North Berwick Golf Course or Muirfield. Visitors can only play at Muirfield on Tuesdays and Thursdays, so your tour dates will determine whether you are able to play here.

Golf at North Berwick is an exhilarating journey along the East Lothian coastline. This historic course, established in 1832, offers panoramic views of the Firth of Forth. Navigate challenging bunkers, natural hazards, and undulating fairways as you experience the timeless allure of one of Scotland’s most iconic and picturesque golfing destinations.

Playing Muirfield Golf Course is a prestigious and captivating experience. This world-renowned links course, steeped in history since 1744, demands strategic precision. Be wary of the deep bunkers and fast greens amid the captivating coastal setting. The course’s exclusivity and championship legacy make each round a memorable and challenging golfing experience that will live long in the memory.

After your round, discover the quaint charm of North Berwick by strolling along the picturesque seaside town, drinking in views of the Firth of Forth. Explore historic Scottish landmarks like the ruins of Tantallon Castle, creating cherished memories along the way.

In the evening you will head to The Bonnie Badger for an exquisite dining experience. This charming inn offers a warm ambiance and locally inspired cuisine. The menu showcases the best of Scottish cuisine. From delectable starters like Lindisfarne oysters to mains featuring succulent local lamb or braised Wagyu beef shin, each dish is a culinary masterpiece.

Day 9

Departure (Edinburgh Airport)

Having travelled up and down Scotland’s beautiful east coast playing some of the finest courses in the world, your Scottish golfing adventure must finally come to a close.

Your chauffeur will pack up your bags and clubs into the car and make the short drive to Edinburgh Airport before bidding you a fond farewell.

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