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Golf Courses near Inverness

The Scottish Highlands deliver links golf in its truest form. Challenging yet breath-taking. Begin your journey, back to the roots of golf, on these world-renowned championship golf courses near Inverness.

The Championship Course at Royal Dornoch

On the shoreline of the North Sea, this Par 70 is appreciated as one of the most iconic golf courses in the world. With white beaches, soft contours, and plateaued greens, Royal Dornoch tests the imagination and strategy of any golfer.

Experience a golfer’s paradise. Famously the magic behind the most fun Tom Watson has ever had playing the beautiful game. Well and truly one for bucket list, we highly recommend perfecting your bump and run before you tackle this immaculate stretch of links golf.

Castle Stuart

Youthful in nature, Castle Stuart has already established itself as one of golf’s greatest courses since opening in 2009. Host of the Scottish Open on multiple occasions, this links course hugs the coast of the Moray Firth. With sensational views out towards the Black Isle and Ben Wyvis. Designed by Mark Parsinen, the brain behind the graceful Kingsbarns further south. Castle Stuart offers a ‘throwback to golf as it once was’ and recognition from one of the all-time greats, the late Arnold Palmer.

Nairn Golf Club

With a rich history dating back to 1887, Nairn Golf Club has a special place in Scottish golf. Having played host to prestigious events such as the Walker Cup and Curtis Cup. This course requires the perfect combination of distance and precision for it to be conquered.

Book Tee Times

Please don’t hesitate to contact our team if you need help finding the best golf courses near Inverness, Scotland, during your stay at Ness Walk. We can advise you on the best and most suitable courses and help you to book a tee time.

Read about Patrick Koenig’s Highland Golf adventure here!

Outdoor Pursuits

The Scottish Highlands is the idyllic setting for many outdoor pursuits. Skilled and knowledgeable locals are enthusiastic to share their passion and provide expertise should you require it. “Making it personal” is at the core of what we do at Ness Walk. And this mantra is never truer than when we create your outdoor experience in the Highlands. That’s what memories are made of!


Whether you’re a skilled angler or seeking new experiences, fishing the fresh rivers of the Highlands of Scotland is a truly magnificent addition to your fishing repertoire. Amidst spectacular scenery, cast your reel and try your luck at catching Atlantic Salmon, Wild Brown Trout or Pike.

Should you like to fish a little ‘closer to home’, we have the River Ness right on our doorstep. We will acquire you a day permit for this, so all you need to bring is your passion for the sport.


The expansive landscapes of the Scottish Highlands create the perfect opportunity for testing your shot. From a relaxed afternoon clay pigeon shooting to the exhilarating adrenaline of game bird shooting, we will create an experience tailored to you. We recommend booking this in advance so we can source your pursuit from the best estates in the region.

Off-Road Driving

Take in the beautiful backdrops as you roam the endless moors and tracks in a 4×4. With help on hand from a qualified instructor, tackle the challenging climbs and descents, characteristic of the Scottish Highlands. This pursuit requires a full driving license to take part.

Horse Riding

Ride through the valley of the historic Loch Ness or amongst the flawless scenery of Glen Affric in the company of experienced trekking and trail riding instructors. Regardless of your ability, this pursuit offers the opportunity to be exposed to the natural beauty of the Scottish Highlands with your trusty 4-legged companion.

Other Pursuits

The beautiful Scottish Highlands is the perfect backdrop for a wide number of pursuits; rain and shine!  Popular activities include Archery, Falconry, guided walks and canoeing – but have you ever considered white water sledging? Let us know in advance so we can organise your pursuits for you down to the finest of details.

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