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Golf in the Cairngorms National Park, Highlands

With some of the most scenic backdrops in the country, the Cairngorms golf courses are not to be missed!  The National Park has a great choice of 12 courses of both 9 and 18-holes.

In the west of the Park, the 9-hole courses of Carrbridge, Craggan and Abernethy Golf Club have plenty of character and will challenge even the most demanding player. Newtonmore Golf Course is set alongside the fast-flowing River Spey whilst the course at Grantown on Spey has soaring mountains and beautiful woodland as its backdrop. The Boat of Garten Golf Course is as demanding as it is lovely, set against the backdrop of stunning Cairn Gorm, while Kingussie Golf Club offers both stunning views and period charm. 
In the east of the Park, the Royal Deeside villages of Ballater and Braemar offer 18-hole courses.  Braemar is the highest 18-hole course in Britain at 1,200 feet above sea-level (the highest 9-hole course is just up the road at Dalmunzie).  The greens are some of the finest in the area and the course will test golfers of any standard.  Ballater golf course lies next to the River Dee and offers stunning views of Lochnagar and a warm welcome in the club house.  Whichever courses you choose, you are assured of a warm welcome and excellent clubhouse facilities. In the south of the Park enjoy a round on Blair Atholl's James Braid designed course with its fair share of surprises despite only being 9 holes.

Cairngorms Golf Pass
The Cairngorms Golf Pass is your personal invitation to experience any or all of eleven golf courses in the Cairngorms National Park.  It allows you to play on any of the eleven unique range of golf courses with the stunning natural backdrop of the Cairngorm Mountains.  The pass is available at all eleven of our golf courses for just £20.  It entitles you to 30% discount at any of these great courses valid for the year. Each course can be played once (18 holes) over the year. The Golf Pass can be purchased at any of the eleven courses. When you buy the pass you get a voucher with a reference number on it.  You can buy the pass at each of the eleven courses and book your tee times over the phone with the golf pass stating the reference number on the voucher.    

View the events calendar for Open Golf Competitions.
The Cairngorms National Park is proud to host to the Tomatin Distillery Scottish Nine Hole Open at Carrbridge Golf Club, please click here for more details.

Local Accomodation
Looking for accommodation near to the course of your choice? Click on the course below and look up 'nearby accommodation' on the bottom left of the next page. Or use the quick search features over on the right hand side of this page. 

Ballater Golf Club

2. Ballater Golf Club

18-hole golf course in Ballater on Royal Deeside. Green Fees: Mon-Fri £30, Sat-Sun £38 Catering available 8am-8pm Ballater Golf...

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Victoria Road

Ballater

Craggan Golf Course

3. Craggan Golf Course

User friendly golf course set on the banks of the river Spey with fine views of the Cairngorms and the Cromdale hills. Pay and pla...

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Craggan Fishery and Golf Course

Grantown on Spey

Kingussie Golf Club

4. Kingussie Golf Club

Golf has been played at Kingussie since 1891. In 1908 Kingussie sought the advice of Harry Vardon and extended the course to 18 ho...

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Gynack Road

Kingussie

Carrbridge Golf Club

5. Carrbridge Golf Club

Home of the Tomatin Distillery Scottish Nine Hole Open Ladies and Gents Sunday 17 August A warm Highland welcome awaits visitors,...

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Inverness Road

Carrbridge

Abernethy Golf Club, Nethy Bridge

6. Abernethy Golf Club, Nethy Bridge

Established in 1893, Abernethy Golf Club has 9 challenging holes built on natural moorland bordered by the ancient pines of the Ab...

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Abernethy Golf Club

NethyBridge

Blair Atholl Golf Club

7. Blair Atholl Golf Club

Golf Club...

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Invertilt Road

Blair Atholl

Braemar Golf Club

8. Braemar Golf Club

Braemar Golf Club is the highest 18-hole golf course in Scotland with some of the finest greens in the area. The course is a mixt...

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Cluniebank Road

Braemar

Dalmunzie Golf Course

9. Dalmunzie Golf Course

A wonderfully well looked after panoramic 9 hole golf course built in the 1920's. With elevated tees, river and burns, and with s...

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Dalmunzie Estate

Spittal of Glenshee

Grantown on Spey Golf Club

10. Grantown on Spey Golf Club

Situated in the Cairngorms National Park, the course measures 5710 yards, with a par of 70 and Standard Scratch Score of 68. Thoug...

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Golf Course Road

Grantown on Spey

Newtonmore Golf Club

11. Newtonmore Golf Club

The golf course, which mostly lies along the banks of the River Spey in the heart of Monarch of the Glen country is surrounded by ...

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Golf Course Road

Newtonmore

12. Macdonald Spey Valley Golf Course

Spey Valley Golf Course Pro Shop,Dalfaber Drive,AviemoreT. 01479 811 725

13. Rhod McEwan Golf

Ballater,BallaterT. 013397 55995

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