If you're looking for a golf break near or around Edinburgh, our camping & glamping site in Scotland is the perfect choice. East Lothian is a perfect spot for golfers, with some of the best golf courses near Edinburgh. Blessed with over 20 East Lothian golf courses, some of them with some amazing history and all of them with tremendous views. Many are links courses with stunning scenery and landscape over the Firth of Forth. Drummohr caravan site and Drummohr holiday lodges are ideally placed for golf in East Lothian. Our holiday park is located next to the Royal Musselburgh golf course and discounted green fees are available for Drummohr guests.
Working from West to East, these are the best golf courses in East Lothian.
Tel: +44 (0)131 665 5438
Reputed to be the oldest golf links in the world, Mary Queen of Scots reputedly played at Musselburgh Links, the Old Course, in 1567. Hire hickory clubs and play this East Lothian 9-hole course, situated in the middle of the Musselburgh Racecourse, as it was in the old days.
Tel: +44 (0)131 665 2005
18 hole, par 71 championship course, 6,725 yards long, The Musselburgh Golf Club was designed by James Braid in 1938
Tel: +44 (0)1875 810276
An 18 hole, par 70 course, Royal Musselburgh Golf Club is a picturesque parkland course located across the lane from Drummohr Camping and Glamping Site. Guests benefit from reduced green fees. It is the sixth oldest golf course in the world.
Tel: +44 (0)1875 852228
Longniddry Golf Club is the closest seaside course to Edinburgh, with an interesting mix of inland and links holes.
Tel: +44 (0)1875 870800
Located at Longniddry, Craigelaw Golf Club is a coastal challenging 18-hole championship golf course, designed by Donald Steel.
Tel: +44 (0)1875 870358
Kilspindie Golf Club is a hidden gem of an East Lothian golf course, lying hidden among the nature reserve of Aberlady Bay, the quaint village of Aberlady and the teaming waters of the Firth of Forth. Playing these traditional Scottish links, you may witness sea-birds, migratory geese and seals. In the distance, you can see the profile of Edinburgh, its Castle, and the long extinct volcanic cone of Arthur’s Seat.
Tel: +44 (0)1620 843336
A challenging 18-hole, par 70 traditional links course, Luffness New Golf Club was founded in 1894 and designed by Old Tom Morris. Golf was originally played on the “old” Luffness course from 1867 until 1893 when a land dispute arose and the old course had to be relocated.
Tel: +44 (0)1620 842255
Course Number 1 (1884) at Gullane Golf Club is a scenic and challenging championship course and has hosted a number of national and international events.
Tel: +44 (0)1620 842255
Also found at Gullane Golf Club, Course Number 2 (1898) epitomises links golf in Scotland with the beauty of the East Lothian coastline and the challenge of the golf course layout creating an unforgettable round.
Tel: +44 (0)1620 842255
Course Number 3 (1910) is the shortest of the three courses at Gullane Golf Club.
Tel: +44 (0)1620 842123
One of the most famous and the oldest golf courses in the world, Muirfield was created in 1891 and has hosted several Open Championships. Famously this prestigious club reversed its decision to prevent ladies from becoming members in 2017 when it was banned from hosting any future Open Championships until it did so.
Tel: +44 (0)1620 892135
Golf has been played over the historic West Links course at The North Berwick Golf Club since the 17th century. With breath-taking views of the Firth of Forth and islands of Bass Rock, Craigleith, Lamb and Fidra, as well as the town of North Berwick itself, there are few places better in the world to play golf, especially with the sea in play on 6 holes! The beach is just one long and sometimes wet hazard if the tide is in.
Tel: +44 (0)1620 892726
North Berwick Glen, also known as the East Links, enjoys a breath-taking cliff top location, with many spectacular holes offering views of the Firth of Forth and its islands including the Bass Rock, the world-renowned bird sanctuary with the largest gannet colony in the UK.
Tel: +44 (0)1368 863562
A superb 18-hole links course. Winterfield Golf Club has breath-taking views of the Firth of Forth, the Bass Rock and the Isle of May, with Lammermuir Hills as a backdrop. You will not be disappointed by a trip to this lovely wee course.
Tel: +44 (0)1368 862317
Dunbar Golf Club has a championship links course in a spectacular coastline setting.
Tel: +44 (0)1620 823627
Haddington Golf Club is an inland parkland course with the River Tyne on its North boundary.
Tel: +44 (0)1620 810267
Gifford Golf Club is a fine 9 hole course, nestled in a tranquil setting at the foot of the Lammermuir Hills, that plays like an 18 hole course and id renowned for its greens.
Tel: +44 (0)1620 810733
Castle Park Golf Club is a stunning parkland course with two very different ‘nines’ to ensure an interesting round and fresh golfing demands at each hole.