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

STAY & PLAY DESTINATION

An array 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 and 2020 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

Most 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.

Golf World Top 100Blog
October 22, 2020

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NORTH BERWICK, SCOTLAND - SEPTEMBER 29: Julien Guerrier of France plays his second shot on the 13th hole during a practice round prior to the start of the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open at The Renaissance Club on September 29, 2020 in North Berwick, Scotland. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)Blog
October 9, 2020

The Rolex Series On Scotland’s Golf Coast

THE ROLEX SERIES ON SCOTLAND'S GOLF COAST Last week’s winner, Aaron Rai said, “I played a lot in Scotland growing up, I dreamed of playing a European Tour event in Scotland”. Well, he has now won one! The Home of Golf, indeed. East Lothian, Scotland’s Golf Coast was finally home to the European Tour again last week.84 days after the…
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September 1, 2020

3 great links golf courses to try near Edinburgh

If you’re looking to play on a classic Scottish links golf course near Edinburgh, you’re in luck – here are 3 of the 21 beautiful golf courses in nearby East Lothian, aka Scotland’s Golf Coast. With plenty of accommodation options near all the courses, this is a golfer’s paradise.