St. Andrews & Aberdeen Golf Vacation: Old & New Course, Kingsbarns & More

St. Andrews & Aberdeen Golf Vacation: Old & New Course, Kingsbarns & More

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Aberdeen, St. Andrews, Edinburgh

Suggested Duration

8 Days

This 8-day custom-tailored Scotland golf vacation through St. Andrews and Aberdeen takes you to some of the most notable courses. Imagine a world of no distractions, filled with verdant dunes that run along the coastline. Stand at the tee with your club in your hand, staring down the fairway. You swing, the ball takes flight, and the rest of the world seems to melt.

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Trip Highlights

  • Play a round of golf on the Old Course at St. Andrews, the birthplace of the sport
  • Explore the remarkable grounds of various mentionable golf courses along the Scotland’s eastern seaboard
  • Witness the Scottish history in iconic architecture and treasured revamped golf courses
  • Indulge in lavish five-star accommodations that embody antique charm with modern luxury
  • Experience the exceptional brightness of Aberdeen and the quaintness of St. Andrews

Detailed Description

Scotland is a country of lowlands and highlands, encompassed by the North Sea and filled with vivacious history. Experience Scotland’s verdure on this 8-day golf vacation through St. Andrews and Aberdeen including rounds at the Old and New Course, Kingsbarns and more. Position the tee and ready your swing. Whether you are a golf enthusiast or a novice player, expert or weekend warrior, you can sit in plush leather chairs that look out of the clubhouse windows. Relax in exquisite five-star luxury hotels and indulge in Scotland in a way few ever have. Explore the silver streets of Aberdeen and the first Scottish University in St. Andrews. Journey across the Scottish landscape while enjoying the game of golf one swing at a time.

The games begin in Aberdeen, the largest northern city in Scotland. The city’s wealth is embodied in the silver streaked facades of its historic buildings. Your private transfer meets you at the airport, and you quickly settle into your five-star luxury hotel and spa. Wake up to a new day that takes you to the sixth oldest golf club in the world, Royal Aberdeen. Later you can enjoy the city at your leisure, visiting local restaurants, and jovial pubs.

Trump International Golf Links follows a classic course design plunging into isolated valleys. En route to St. Andrews, you stop at Carnoustie, a town situated on a shallow, serene bay. Carnoustie course has hosted the British Open seven times and demands a passionate focus. The beautiful landscape around the bay adds to the already lush coarse. Check into your comfortable plush hotel in St. Andrews for another five-star experience. The town is home to the first university in Scotland and is known as the “Home of Golf.” Drop your tee and ready your clubs for a round at Kingsbarns, a historic course dating back to the 1700s.

Spend time personally exploring the depths of both the New Course and historic Old Course of St. Andrews, the latter being the first course ever created, dating back to the 15th century. St. Andrews itself is a charming town bordered by the North Sea and decorated with historic stone towers. On your final morning in St. Andrews, your private transfer meets you at the hotel to escort you to the Edinburgh airport as your luxury tour of Scotland for golf comes to an end. When the plane reaches the air, you can see how the landscape looks like one vast fairway.

Starting Price

$6,051 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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