Golf In The Highlands: Our 3 Favourite Courses

Few things in life are certain, but here in Scotland you can always count on three things: good whisky, beautiful scenery and outstanding golf. Known the world over as the home of golf, a fabulous round of golf in the Highlands is par for the course here at Perfect Manors.

Getting Into The Swing Of Things At Royal Dornoch

When it comes to golf in the Highlands, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a more beautifully historic golf course. Officially founded in 1877, records show that golf was played here in 1616. Which makes the Royal Dornoch the third oldest golf course in the world. Overlooking the Dornoch Firth, its wild, isolated and absolutely breath taking. With a reputation for golfing excellence, it is one of the must-play venues for anyone looking to get in a few rounds of golf in the Highlands.

5th Green at Castle Stuart

Teeing Off At Castle Stuart

New to the golfing world, Castle Stuart Golf Links has already secured its place as one of the top golf courses in the world. Praised for being both playable yet challenging, the course’s beautiful design, stunning location and spectacular views over the Moray Firth has landed it a top spot on avid golfers’ bucket lists. Close to Inverness and part of the famous Highland Golf Links, it’s no wonder Castle Stuart is well above par.

Fourth Green at Nairn Golf Course


Chipping For The Green At Nairn

Known as one of the best golf links in Scotland, the Nairn Golf Course is another favourite among golfers no matter their handicap. Founded in 1887, Nairn is one of the most sensational seaside courses with beautiful ocean views from every hole. With a never-ending supply of good holes, narrow fairways and trademark greens, the Nairn is a destination in its own right.


So there you have it. Our 3 favourite golf courses in the Highlands. If you fancy a round of golf in the Highlands, why not bunker down in style in our Achnagairn Estate?