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Outstanding course and bacon banjos

As per the title, really. We got all 4 seasons in one day and the course was fantastic - would... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Leeds, United Kingdom
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We loved golfing here

When in Scotland, one must golf. We loved Royal Dornoch. We scheduled in advance to ensure we could... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lone Tree, Colorado
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Designed by Old Tom Morris in 1886, this challenging, historic course has spectacular views of the North Sea and goes almost straight out and straight back, with the angle changing subtly at each hole.
Royal Dornoch Golf Club Golf Road | Dornoch, Dornoch IV25 3LW, Scotland
+44 1862 810219
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

As per the title, really. We got all 4 seasons in one day and the course was fantastic - would definitely play again if we ever got the chance. Will leave the golf review to other specialist sites, but the breakfast was hearty, as was...More

Thank Lee_n_Dee123
Reviewed 1 week ago

When in Scotland, one must golf. We loved Royal Dornoch. We scheduled in advance to ensure we could get a tee time. We rented clubs (hubby loved his). The staff at the golf course were so nice, as most in Scotland are. We had a...More

Thank DiverLuv2travel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This course CAN NOT be missed if you travel to Scotland to golf! I had my lowest score ever, mostly because of my fantastic caddie. The caddies were fantastic - great people as well as great caddies. I would recommend spending the money to get...More

Thank FrequentFlier512674
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to go here for dinner whilst doing the NC500. The staff were friendly, efficient and served us great good and drink. Very reasonably priced. Next time we hope to play golf too, as the course looked fantastic.

Thank Kath J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Playing Royal Dornoch was on our bucket list. We were fortunate to have two experienced caddies named Alan and J.D. We struggled with the numerous bunkers and elevated greens but would score better if we played it again. We loved the location and thoroughly enjoyed...More

Thank Pat R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful experience, had excellent weather, which is hit and miss in Scotland mid September. Place is run like a well oiled machine, my caddie was a great help and extremely pleasant thanks Eric. Gold as it should be, wish my game was as good as...More

Thank Geoff H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a bit of a travel but well worth it. Royal Dornoch Championship course, to me, is in my top 3 world. Sharing that privilege are Royal Portrush Dunluce Links in Northern Ireland and Cypress Point in Del Monte Forest California. There are so many...More

Thank Ken T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to play one of the most beautiful links golf courses in the world, this is it. Absolutely stunning scenery with views of the ocean. The course is laid out really nice and is very competitive for scoring. Stay in the fairways and...More

Thank jimrsanantonio
Reviewed 3 September 2018

This is simply golfing heaven. There is nowhere better for 18 holes of golf and it is worth every mile to get here.

Thank scottmckenzie1964
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

We played both courses but I recommend only the championships golf course to be played during your trip. The other course Struie was waste of time and money. The championship golf course is beautiful and we enjoyed it. The club does not have standard driving...More

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There are several members at Royal Dornoch who are also keen fishermen. Best advice would be to ask the ladies in the administration office who might be able to put you in touch
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