The Best Golf Courses

Given Scotland's reputation as the home of golf, it is not surprising that we are spoilt for choice between some of the best courses in the world. Some of our favourite local courses are included below.

Royal Dornoch

Distance from Tarrel: 18.5 miles; 28 mins

Proudly ranked in the world’s top 10 golf courses, the natural links course is a must for any golfer. Booking a tee-time well in advance is advised. Be sure to enjoy a bite to eat or drink at the club afterwards, while you overlook the stunning course.

Tain Golf Club

Distance from Tarrel: 8.6 miles; 15 mins

While this course is not as renowned as Royal Dornoch, it was designed by Old Tom Morris...

Brora Golf Club

Distance from Tarrel: 31 miles; 45 mins

This course is most aptly described as the perfect balance between challenging and fun. It's situation along the coast line makes for breath-taking views as you progress through the course.

Golspie

Distance from Tarrel: 24.9 miles; 35 mins

A varied course with spectacular views of the sea and surrounding mountains. 

Portmahomack Golf Club (The Local!)

Distance from Tarrel: 2.8 miles; 7 mins

Proudly ranked in the world’s top 10 golf courses, the natural links course is a must for any golfer. Booking a tee-time well in advance is advised. Be sure to enjoy a bite to eat or drink at the club afterwards, while you overlook the stunning course.