A golfing mecca to the most accomplished golfer or the enthusiastic amateur, a trip to St Andrews Links is one which realises the ultimate dream for golfers worldwide. From the iconic Swilcan Bridge on the Old Course to Tom Morris’s masterful architecture on the New Course, St Andrews Links has developed over 600 years to become one of the most famous locations in golf. Central to our history and still true to this day is the fact that all seven courses at St Andrews Links are public and open to everyone. St Andrews Links is the largest public golfing complex in Europe. From the terrifying sight of Hell Bunker on the Old Course to the gentle slopes of the Balgove, the Home of Golf has become the ultimate golfing destination for all ages and abilities.
When the Gleneagles® Hotel opened in 1924 it was described as 'a Riviera in the Highlands' and 'the eighth wonder of the world'. Today, this luxury hotel remains dedicated to excellence, just as it was in its earliest days when "the avowed intention of the management was to create happiness". The hotel was built by the former Caledonian Railway Company, with its own railway station just minutes away, and is now owned by Diageo plc, custodians of iconic brands such as Johnnie Walker, Guinness, and Tanqueray gin.
The 520 acre five star Fairmont St Andrews resort encapsulates luxury, elegance and truly breathtaking surroundings in the ‘Home of Golf’. A truly unique and special venue that makes your visit one to remember, with its lavish and stunning surroundings, peaceful setting and stunning cliff top views of St Andrews and the North Sea.
The 5 star British Golf Museum sits at the heart of the home of golf, just opposite the famous Old Course and West Sands beach. Award winning Museum, stunning Café and exclusive shopping all under one roof. This is a must visit attraction for your time in Scotland.
The University of St Andrews occupies a variety of both historic and modern buildings throughout the town of St Andrews. With its history dating back over 600 years, the University can offer some spectacular venues for a corporate/private event, and also a variety of fantastic, affordable accommodation options throughout the summer. The University is a truly spectacular piece of St Andrews heritage, and is renowned as one of the most elite Universities in the world, a totally unique experience and all within walking distance of the Old Course, Links Golf courses, and the town centre.
Our passion is to host you for a memorable round of traditional Scottish links golf. Kingsbarns Golf Links is situated 7 miles from St Andrews along 1.8 miles of picturesque North Sea coastline, where each hole embraces the sea. In addition to enjoying our Worldwide Top 100 ranked course, we hope lifelong memories of our comfortable, friendly and attentive service complete your “Kingsbarns Experience”. Kingsbarns co-hosts the annual European Tour’s Alfred Dunhill Links Championship together with the Old Course at St Andrews and Carnoustie Golf Links. In 2017 The Ricoh Women’s British Open will be contested at Kingsbarns.
Kingsbarns Distillery and Visitor Centre in the beautiful East Neuk of Fife opened its doors in December 2014. The distillery is situated between St. Andrews and Crail, close to the world famous Kingsbarns championship golf course. The historic and charming East Newhall Farm steadings were carefully restored and converted into a small distillery with exhibition, tasting rooms, shop and café. In addition to regular daily distillery tours, further whisky tasting options are available in the café, shop or in a private room; with exclusive evening drinks receptions and dinner options available. Kingsbarns Distillery is also the home of Darnley’s Gin. Tours of the Gin Cottage are available daily with the chance to learn the history of gin as well as the process. At the end of the tour you will have the chance to taste all three of the Darnley’s Gins . The café has a selection of locally sourced soups, scones, cakes, traybakes, sandwiches and toasties with a full range of coffees and loose leaf teas also available.
The Carnoustie Golf Club has a long and proud history, formally constituted in 1842 – although records show that the golf club existed for a number of years before this date. This makes The Carnoustie Golf Club one of the ten oldest Golf Clubs in the world – and gives the club a unique position in world of magnificent golfing history.
Bordering the renowned 17th Road Hole of the Old Course, the Old Course Hotel overlooks the famous links courses, the West Sands Beach and the beautiful Scottish coastline. This prestigious AA Five Star-awarded hotel has 144 rooms including 35 suites and is recognised as one of Europe’s leading resorts. The Old Course Hotel features a combination of classically elegant and contemporary interiors, and French designer Jacques Garcia designed many of the hotel’s suites. Located just a short stroll from the historic university town of St Andrews, it’s a great vacation spot for golfers and non-golfers alike. "Photo courtesy of Kohler Co"
St Andrews is the home of golf, a magical place of historic buildings, medieval streets, museums, vibrant arts and culture, all overlooking breath taking scenery and spectacular beaches. Our elegant, yet unique & informal event spaces boast the wow factor, which is why we believe Hotel du vin St Andrews would be the ultimate destination for your event.