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The most unusual Golf Course in the World

The machair is a wonderful area of grassland full of flowers, the grass is low growing and is also... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Stunning With A Panoramic View

A hot sunny day, clear blue skies & the remoteness and unspoilt beauty of the Machair, from there... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
Lyndsay A
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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Take a swing at your ball, but try not to hit the grazing sheep: this 18-hole golf course is naturally dramatic and - best of all - free of charge.
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

The machair is a wonderful area of grassland full of flowers, the grass is low growing and is also helped by the sheep and cows who graze there. The view of the 'Bay at the Back of the Ocean' is wonderful. The machair is also...More

Thank WakefieldJohnFC
Reviewed 1 June 2017

A hot sunny day, clear blue skies & the remoteness and unspoilt beauty of the Machair, from there you'll see a panormaic view of a clear turquoise ocean & stunning islands, beautiful golden beaches and abundant wildlife.

Thank Lyndsay A
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Stunning sea and landscapes surround the natural grassland. Not to be missed. Grazing for sheep and cattle.

Thank gastronaut_11
Reviewed 12 August 2016

I walked across the island to the strand on the side away from Mull. It is deserted and beautiful and reached via a cattle-field track. There is a golf course in this beautiful setting - which must be one of the most scenic in the...More

Thank HazelLamb
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Give yourself a few hours on Iona to visit the Abbey, and another several to explore away from the Abbey. The beaches are fantastic and likely quiet. There is wildlife everywhere even if you do not see it. You will hear corncrakes; the midgies may...More

Thank ToastedWombat
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We walked out to this area twice. It's gorgeous and well worth the walk. I recommend doing it with a pilgrimage group as it gives you much food for thought.

Thank Marcia M
Reviewed 12 June 2016

It's about a 25 minute walk to the Machair, a wide open grazing ground which is also home to the century old Iona Golf Course. There is a beautiful small bay with beach and plenty of sheep and cows grazing. Watch out for the occasional...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 26 May 2016

The walk across to the west coast of Iona is lovely and most of it along the small roadway. Crossing the green Machair to the bay beyond is one of the loveliest you will make! Depending on the weather, you may be treated to some...More

Thank kpt1356
Reviewed 11 October 2015

This is like a lawn on steroids and serves as a beautiful foreground for the beach area on the west coast of Iona. It is also a golf course, but we didn't see anyone playing in the three days we were there. There don't seem...More

Thank Bogiedog
Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

Beautiful place! Peaceful and lovely views. You can walk over to lovely port ban with a sandy beach and clear water.

Thank Linda R
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