WELCOME TO SCOTLAND’S GOLF COAST

The greatest concentration of Championship links golf courses in the world!

COURSES & CLIMATE

21 golf courses along the coast of Scotland’s sunniest and driest region – offering all-year round golf

STAY & PLAY DESTINATION

A wide choice of accommodation options close to all golf courses

LEGENDARY LINKS

The greatest concentration of Championship links golf courses in the world

WORLD CLASS GOLF

Host of the 2015, 2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021 Mens and Ladies Scottish Opens

THE ULTIMATE GOLF EXPERIENCE IN SCOTLAND

There can be few more perfect places to play golf or have a golf break in the world than Scotland’s Golf Coast. With 21 golf courses along 30 miles of stunning coastline and a range of accommodation options to choose from, East Lothian has everything you need for a great golf trip in Scotland. Situated just 30 minutes from Edinburgh, East Lothian is one of Scotland’s most beautiful, dry and sunny locations, providing the opportunity to play golf year around. With so many golf courses to play and places to stay in a small area, visitors to Scotland’s Golf Coast in East Lothian can focus on playing golf without having to spend time travelling.

SCOTLAND’S GOLF COAST ‘STAY & PLAY’ PACKAGES

Many of the accommodation providers in East Lothian offer a range of stay & play golfing packages and a selection of sample itineraries.  If you don’t see what you are looking for, they will be pleased to tailor-make a golf package to suit your needs and budget.

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EAST LOTHIAN, LESS TRAVEL – MORE GOLF

17 miles from Edinburgh airport
Edinburgh Waverley – trains to several local stations 
30 miles of stunning coastline and golden beaches
Golf friendly micro-climate and the driest place in Scotland

If you prefer to spend more time playing golf than travelling, East Lothian is the perfect option. This beautiful rural region is less than 20 miles from Edinburgh, and only 2 hours from both Glasgow and Newcastle airports.

With East Lothian’s diverse range of accommodation options all located close to its 21 golf courses, you can be checked in and out on the first tee quickly. East Lothian is renowned for its natural beauty, which provides a stunning backdrop to its wealth of golf courses. There are numerous golden sandy beaches along its coastline and many picturesque villages and towns throughout its rural landscape – it’s no surprise that East Lothian is referred to as Edinburgh’s Coast and Countryside.

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July 29, 2021

WHERE THE CHAMPIONS FINE-TUNE THEIR LINKS GAME

FINE-TUNING LINKS GOLF ON OUR COAST How quickly time flies! Both the Scottish Open and the final Major of the year have been and gone. The Renaissance Club provided a glorious setting in East Lothian and showcased Scotland's links golf. Whilst Royal St George's in Kent looked fantastic and played superbly. Five of the World's Top 10 Played And what…
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June 29, 2021

SCOTTISH OPEN UPDATE

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May 3, 2021

GOLF FOR EVERYONE ON SCOTLAND”S GOLF COAST

A COURSE FOR EVERYONE ON SCOTLAND'S GOLF COAST There is no doubt, we are lucky to have 21 courses in such a small area. The accommodation providers dotted around the region are brilliantly knowledgeable about golf and they are proud to talk about what's on offer. There is no question that to play golf in East Lothian, whether you are…