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Royal Dornoch

Royal Dornoch Golf Club

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. Well and truly one for bucket list, we highly recommend perfecting your bump and run before you tackle this immaculate stretch of links golf. Royal Dornoch is about an hour’s drive north of Inverness, so it’s within easy reach of the city and our hotel.

Visiting Royal Dornoch

Established in 1877, this historic golf club is up there are one of the very best. On a stay in Inverness, Royal Dornoch is a must-play course for any golfer. The club welcomes visitors and you can book a tee time on their website in advance. Due to high demand, we recommend booking early to avoid disappointment.

Guests of Ness Walk Hotel in Inverness can also contact our concierge, and we can arrange a tee time for you. We can also arrange chauffeur-driven transport to and from the course. In addition, we have premium golf packages, which include luxury hotel accommodation and play at top Highland golf courses such as Royal Dornoch. And if you can’t see exactly what you’re looking for, we can put together bespoke packages for individuals, and small or large groups. Simply get in touch and we’ll organise everything. Contact our team to find out more.

The courses

There are two 18-hole links courses at Royal Dornoch. The Championship Course and the Struie Course. The Championship Course is the original and most famous, and that’s the one that attracts all the attention. However, the Struie Course has its own charm and is also well worth a visit. Both work with the natural landscapes and have their own special features, unique to Dornoch.

The immaculate Championship Course exudes character and offers many challenges. With varied terrain of sandy white beaches, undulating dunes, ridges, hillocks and plateau greens. The course encourages a variety of shots and techniques, keeping things interesting and exciting for all levels of player. This is the world-renowned course that golfers travel far and wide to play. And it truly does live up to expectations!

The Struie Course, which was originally the 12-hole “ladies” course, has been redesigned and expanded to 18 holes. This is a unique and challenging course too, which should not be overlooked.

Contact Ness Walk

Please take a look at our premium golf packages, or contact the team at Ness Walk Hotel to put together a bespoke golf holiday in Inverness. Our concierge team can also advise on the best courses to visit, and impart their insider knowledge and tips.

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