Scotland Package 3 – Self Drive

Day 1

Arrival -Edinburgh Airport on the Turkish Airline flight. Make your way to the Car Hire Desk in the airport to pick up your car for your self drive holiday in Scotland.

Start your journey by heading to Loch Lomond on the west side of Scotland, staying two nights Bed and breakfast at the 5* Cameron House by the Loch Hotel. The renowned Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond conjure images of a majestic world of Heather dappled Glens and roaring open fires. Cameron House is legendary for its Scottish hospitality and fine food.

Day 2

Full Scottish breakfast followed by a round of golf over the Carrick course Loch Lomond, a caddie is included. Nine holes on the high road, nine holes on the low road. Prepare yourself for an epic journey of stunning greens, majestic Highland backdrops, brilliantly peppered with bunkers and of course the world’s most beautiful water hazard- the great Loch itself.

Day 3

Enjoy a full Scottish breakfast, before setting off to the Scottish Highlands for 6 nights of Highland splendour staying at the new 5* Dornoch Links House opening June 2013. Links house offers luxury accommodation combined with charm, grace and elegance of one of the world’s finest small hotel’s, overlooking the 1st tee at the Royal Dornoch Golf Club, with just eight individually designed bedrooms with bespoke furnishings echoing the palette of the Highlands. Relaxation takes you to another level in the drawing room with antiques, art and deep sofas. Enjoy afternoon tea served daily in this exquisite room alongside the peat filled fire, and views of the golf course.

Day 4

Full Scottish breakfast, followed by a round of Golf over Royal Dornoch, a caddie is included. Royal dornoch golf club is spellbinding and many Golfers from all over the world make a pilgrimage to this natural links at some point in their lives. It is wild, isolated and at the same time absolutely beautiful: there’s a blaze of colour in early summer when the gorse is in flower. The pure white sandy beach divided the links from the Dornoch Firth, and it all feels very humbling. Formed in 1877, Dornoch has now been a Royal club for over 100 years.

Day 5

Full Scottish breakfast, followed by a round of Golf at The Nairn in the town of Nairn north of inverness. A Caddie is included. A private members Golf club founded in 1887 and made up of 1500 members. Nestling on the shores of the Moray Firth, this traditional links course was created from Highland wilderness of Gorse and heather, and tests the talents of professional and amateur alike. This course has hosted the Walker cup 1999, the Ladies Curtis cup 2012.

Day 6

Full Scottish breakfast, followed by a round of Golf over Castle Stuart, which includes a caddie. Castle Stuart is Home to the Scottish open Championships which are hosted here every year. Castle Stuart is centrepiece for Scottish destination golf at this resort, a championship links course overlooking the Moray Firth with well-known landmarks synonymous with Inverness and the Black Isle- Kessock bridge and Chanonry Lighthouse perhaps the more notable.

Day 7

Full Scottish breakfast, followed by a round of Golf over Skibo Castle. A very rare opportunity awaits in a secluded corner of Scotland’s eastern Highlands, on the shores of the Dornoch Firth. Skibo Castle, home to one of world’s most prestigious Private Clubs. Skibo’s name is originally Norse, meaning “fairyland of Peace” such an allure of the landscape that it drew one of the World’s leading 19th century industrialists, Andrew Carnegie, to build a Castle here on the ancient Viking Fort.

A truly magnificent one off opportunity to play this most beautiful course.

Day 8

Full Scottish breakfast, you have a free day today to relax or tour, some suggestions follow- tour the Highlands, Whisky Distillery visit, Johnston’s of Elgin Cashmere tour & shop, Sail on Loch ness, visit Urquhart, Cawdor or Eilean- Donan Castle, visit the capitol of the Highlands Inverness, steam train to Mallaig or visit the Isle of Skye or just simply relax. These are just a few suggestions on offer there are many more……

Day 9

Full Scottish breakfast, then start your scenic drive to Perthshire, for a 2 night stay at the World famous 5* Gleneagles Resort. On route you may like to stop off for lunch or a coffee at the House of Bruar, a very well -known shopping village all under one roof more or  less…While there you may wish a walk to Bruar falls within the grounds of Bruar. On arrival at this magnificent “French Chateau”, set amid gently rolling hills and established in 1924 the hotel was soon acclaimed “the Palace of the Glens” you will be warmly welcomed by very professional and friendly staff. Hospitality is the heart of the Gleneagles experience. With 850 Acres there are 3 Championship courses The Kings, Queens, and the PGA centenary. The Host venue for the Ryder Cup 2014.

Day 10

Full Scottish breakfast, followed by a choice of a round of Golf over the Kings, Queens or PGA courses. Includes a Caddie, Lunch today is included in the Dormy Club House after golf.

Day 11

Full Scottish breakfast, prior to departure before travelling to Edinburgh airport for your journey home.

 

This Ten day Golf itinerary includes the following:

  •  Ten night Accommodation sharing a twin or Double bedded room
  • Daily full Scottish breakfast
  • Six rounds of Golf
  • Personal caddie for five of the Golf courses
  • Ventus Golf Representative 24 Hour hotline service
  • KDV
  • A welcome gift
  • Daily Afternoon Tea at links House Dornoch
  • Lunch on golf day at Gleneagles
  • AA route print outs if required…

 Not Included:

  • Flights & Travel insurance
  • Evening dinner
  • Drinks
  • Caddie gratuities
  • Personal expenses
  • Satellite Navigation
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