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Tee off in stunning landscapes
Scotland is the home of golf. If you want to give it a go or are after a challenge, there’s plenty of great golfing – spectacular scenery included – in Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park.
Overlooked by the majestic Ben Lomond, Aberfoyle golf course is 18 holes, 5,218 yards, par 66. Established in 1890 the course is situated in the Queen Elizabeth Forest Park on the edge of the beautiful Trossachs and offers stunning views from the Wallace Monument to the East and Ben Lomond to the West. You’ll receive a warm welcome in the unique log cabin designed clubhouse.
Find out more: www.aberfoylegolf.co.uk
18 holes, 6,059 yards, par 70 Buchanan Castle was established in 1936 and is owned by the Duke of Montrose. It is a lush parkland course offering mountains, river and forest near the shores of Loch Lomond. A stunningly beautiful parkland course yet only a few miles off the direct route between Glasgow and the famous attractions of the Trossachs and is perfectly served by the lovely village of Drymen.
Find out more: www.buchanancastlegolfclub.co.uk
18 holes, 5,151 yards, par 66, this club is situated in the heart of the Trossachs with panoramic views to Ben Ledi. It is an undulating, partially wooded parkland course with a small practice area, bar and catering facilities.
Find out more: www.callandergolfclub.co.uk
With its stunning backdrop of hills and forest, the ninth hole at Killin is said to be one of the most beautiful in Scotland. There are 2 courses at Killin, the main 9-hole course, and a small course within it. This “wee course” consists of 8 par 3’s and a par 4, is played from separate tees and to separate greens marked with white flags. The picturesque 9-hole is set in the beautiful scenery of the Perthshire Highlands and has described as the most beautiful 9-hole golf course in Scotland.
Find out more: www.killingolfclub.co.uk
Situated in the heart of Highland Perthshire, in one of the most beautiful parts of Scotland with magnificent lochs and towering mountains, the village of St Fillans sits at the eastern end of Loch Earn. Tucked away across the River Earn is the 9-hole St Fillans course.
Find out more: www.st-fillans-golf.com
The course offers a fine mix of 9 holes which when played twice measures a total of 5,816 yards. The par is 70. There are 8 par 4’s and 1 par 3 and with a liberal scattering of large and ancient trees, difficult rough, smallish greens and some uphill fairways there are plenty of challenges for the low handicapper. Likewise, informality and breathtaking scenery combine to make it a pleasure for those of lesser skills!
Find out more: www.strath.ac.uk/rosspriory/golf/
This 9-hole golf course was established in 1901 and designed by Willie Fernie of Troon. It is situated on the banks of the River Endrick and offers breathtaking views of Ben Lomond and the picturesque Campsie Hills. This undulating 9-hole parkland course is complimented on its upkeep, appearance and presentation.
Find out more: www.strathendrickgolfclub.co.uk
Always contact the course before visiting to pre-book a tee time.