Enjoy 5* luxury accommodation at the Gleneagles Resort and the Old Course for 7 fantastic nights!
On arrival into Edinburgh airport, you will travel north to Auchterarder. Check in to the 5* Gleneagles Resort, where you will have time at leisure to enjoy the facilities. Overnight at the Gleneagles Hotel.
Today, you have the opportunity to play a round of golf on one of the resorts 3 golf courses:
Kings Course - Opened in 1919, the masterful King's has tested the powers of golfing aristocracy for almost a hundred years.
Queenns Course - The natural beauty of the Queen's is an inspirational battle of wits for anyone in love with the great game.
PGA Centenary Course - Created by Jack Nicklaus, the PGA Centenary Course is the Host Venue for The 2014 Ryder Cup, where the cream of European and American golf will battle it out on Scottish soil for the first time in more than 40 years.
There is also the opportunity to benefit from some professional instruction at the PGA National Golf Academy (lessons MUST be booked in advance):
In 2010 the PGA selected Gleneagles as the venue for the PGA National Academy for Scotland and sees golf coaching revolutionised once more. The PGA National Academy provides an excellent opportunity for players and coaches to work together to develop their skills and expertise, and over time provide a focal point for the development of coaching and education in Scotland.
Day at leisure to enjoy one of the many activities available at Gleneagles (MUST be booked in advance): Golf, spa, clay pigeon & air rifle shooting, gun dog school, horse riding, fishing, off road driving, archery & falconry are all available on site.
Before dinner this evening, savour Scotlands National Drink in a tutuored whisky tasting by one of the resorts experts, you will have the chance to sample 4 different whiskies.
After your full breakfast, check out of Gleneagles and travel to St Andrews. Enjoy some time exploring the local area.
Today, you have the opportunity to play a round of golf on the challenging Dukes Golf Course:
With a spectacular setting above St Andrews, the championship The Duke's gives magnificent panoramic views over the surrounding countryside to the sea. The Duke's is highly regarded as one of the finest heath land championship courses in the British Isles and a must-play course for any golfer. Its style ranks alongside the great inland challenges, which demand accuracy and inventive play as well as power golf. And with five separate tee positions at every hole, The Duke's has the flexibility and challenge to appeal to golfers at every level, with the venue being chosen to host the 2014 International European Amateur Championship, one of the four majors in the world of amateur golf.
There is also the opportunity to benefit from some professional instruction at the Dukes Golf Academy (lessons MUST be booked in advance): The Dukes Golf Academy at St Andrews offers comprehensive golf teaching services. First-class facilities include a driving range, putting green, and chipping and bunker area. Lesson and course types are suitable for everyone from complete beginners to more experienced players and include a variety of coaching classes.
Today, you have the opportunity to play a round of golf on the New Course at St Andrews: The oldest course in the world, the second course at the Home of Golf was built by the Keeper of the Green Tom Morris in 1895 and it was imaginatively named to differentiate from its famous neighbour. Boasting undulating fairways and challenging greens, the New Course is a classic test of Links golf.
Later, you can visit the British Golf Museum, where you will encounter many famous professionals and amateurs of status. Touch screen videos allow visitors to look deeper into the lives of champions and to test their skills and knowledge of the game of golf. The 18th hole, provides visitors with the opportunity to try out old clubs and balls on a mini-putting green.
Check out of your hotel in St Andrews after your full breakfast and travel south crossing the stunning Forth Bridges towards Edinburgh. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure exploring the countrys beautiful capital city.
Unfortunately it is now time to leave Scotland. Travel to the airport and join your flight home.
January - March 2017
R 28 532
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Known throughout the world as the host venue for the G8 summit of world leaders in 2005 and golf’s 2014 Ryder Cup, the 850-acre Gleneagles estate offers an unrivalled array of attractions that includes a five-star luxury hotel, three championship golf courses and an award-winning spa. This glorious playground of country pursuits lies within an hour’s drive of Edinburgh and Glasgow airports, with direct trains from London arriving in five hours at our very own station, just two minutes from the hotel.
These beautifully appointed inner-facing classic bedrooms may be our most compact, but they're certainly not short on style or luxury
Golf Course On Site
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Bordering the renowned 17th Road Hole of the Old Course, the Old Course Hotel overlooks the famous links courses, the West Sands Beach and the beautiful Scottish coastline. This prestigious AA Five Star-awarded hotel has 144 rooms including 35 suites and is recognised as one of Europe’s leading resorts. The Old Course Hotel features a combination of classically elegant and contemporary interiors, and French designer Jacques Garcia designed many of the hotel’s suites. Located just a short stroll from the historic university town of St Andrews, it’s a great vacation spot for golfers and non-golfers alike.
The Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa overlooks the infamous 17th Road Hole of the Old Course and is only a short stroll from the heart of the town of St Andrews. Only one hour’s drive from Edinburgh and one and a half hours from Glasgow, the resort makes an excellent base for touring the Kingdom of Fife, Perthshire and the Highlands.
Golf Course On Site
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* Golf Club Hire - GBP75 per player, per round including trolley & 3 golf balls at Gleneagles
* Golf Club Hire - GBP60 per player at St Andrews
* Golf caddie - GBP70 per player, per round
* Additional round of golf - GPB155 per person at Gleneagles
* Additional round of golf - GBP90 per person at Dukes Course or the New Course