5 ways to spend summer in Scotland

Monday, July 19th, 2010

Summer is in full bloom, most of us think of spending their vacation somewhere, where they could see beautiful places, engage in relaxing activities or just sit back and enjoy the moment. If you decided that this year you would like to spend your free time in Scotland, here are some ideas for what is there to do in the beautiful country:

1. Golf

Scotland is well known for it’s golfing background. If you are an enthusiast of the game, you might fancy spending you time visiting some of over four hundred golf courses – one of the oldest in the world, called links. Usually it is best to make a reservation but there is no problem with arriving unannounced. Scottish golf courses, even though some of them have their own membership policies, make a lot of exceptions for foreign tourists with only requirement being the payment between 5 and 20 GBP, depending on the field size.

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Scotland Golf Vacations

Monday, September 14th, 2009
A golf ball directly before the hole

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Why don’t you choose Scotland in case you are planning to have your golf vacation in Europe ? You can find world class courses there.  Did you know that you can also find breathtaking locations that are hidden from view just waiting for tourist? Whether you’re on a tight budget or not, you can find the perfect golf vacation destination in Scotland. Going on a budget vacation might work for you too,there is no need to spend millions and since golf is just a form of recreation for many individuals.

Aberdeen – the price rate here is moderate particularly in Auchmill Golf Club. This is the best golf club of all the others in this area. Before the resort only had 9 holes but now, it already has 18 holes. You can enjoy a fantastic view of the airport and the entire city from the golf resort where you plan your stay. ed to play in this location and this may be the reason why many golfers tend to go back The resort is accessable to very few locals or tourists as the golf club in it is only and only for the elite. because the waiting list is quite long. (more…)

Golfing And Accommodation In Scotland

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009
Fringe Shaping, Green No. 11, Glen Golf Course...
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When looking into the origins of golf, the better questions are where did golf take root and how did it spread to other locations? The answer emphatically to these questions is Scotland. The game of golf evolved here in Scotland, and it is to Scotland that golf owes its legacy of continuity. A trip to the British Golf museum, appropriately placed in golf mecca St Andrews on the Fife coast, explains more on the history of not just Scottish golf but golf the game, now as internationally popular as football.

Scottish golf courses are all over (see the Scotland Golf weblink right for complete listings). Particular Scottish areas doing well for golf include Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dumfries & Galloway, the Scottish Borders, Perthshire and pockets of the Highlands.

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