Golf in Royal Deeside
Scotland is the home of golf and it was born on its east coast. The Royal Deeside and the Cairngorms area has some of the finest and most scenic golf courses in Scotland. The game has been played in Aberdeenshire in some shape or form or another for several centuries. Many courses can be booked by members of the public on the day. It is possible to get a week’s golf in Deeside for under £100 ! You can experience golf in this area in its purest form and you will find it both stimulating and heartening.
The large courses – Aboyne, Ballater, Braemar and Banchory all have excellent clubhouses and catering facilities as well with fine food in their restaurants.
Many of the courses in some of the most beautiful parts of Royal Deeside, nestling in circles of hills and having several holes close to the River Dee or other rivers. All offer rounds with glorious views.
Whichever courses you choose, you are assured of a warm welcome and excellent clubhouse facilities. There are golf courses in Ballater, Aboyne, Inchmarlo, Banchory and Braemar as well as other villages and of course many other courses in North east Scotland, Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen. Many of the clubs offer special value packages for visitors and groups. Check their websites for full details.
The courses below are in the Royal Deeside / Donside area. Many of these courses are within a 10-15 minutes drive from Cairngorm Lodges.
Ballater Golf Club Tel: 01339 755567
Aboyne Golf Club Tel: 01339 886328
Inchmarlo Tel: 01330 826427
Banchory Golf Club Tel: 01330 822365
Braemar Golf Club Tel: 013397 41618
Lumphanan Golf Club Tel: 01339 883480
Torphins Golf Club Tel: 01339 882115
Tarland Golf Club Tel: 01339 881000
Alford Golf Club Tel: 01975 562178
heart of Royal Deeside and the Cairngorms