Speyside is a high quality, year-round golfing destination with golf courses, accommodation and visitor attractions collaborating to create experiences which are welcoming, enjoyable, unique and memorable.
By the coast
Forres Golf Club is just less than 6300 yards in total, not the longest by today’s standards but it certainly provides a good test. The course offers a chance to relax and appreciate a truly delightful setting with spectacular views over Findhorn Bay and the Moray Firth.
Moray Golf Club starts and finishes in town, in Lossiemouth. This is a classic links, marching away from the clubhouse all the way to the 12th before turning for home close to the beach. Catching the full effect of wind and tide, this is golf-by-the-sea as it should be!
Further in land
Boat of Garten Golf Club in the heart of the Scottish Highlands with the towering Cairngorm Mountains to the south and the River Spey skirting its fringe.
Elgin Golf Club is perfect for getting in a quick round before visiting Glen Moray. Long irons and fairway woods tend to get much more of an airing here.
Grantown on Spey Golf Club, in picture-perfect Grantown-on-Spey, has an open and easier first half dozen holes, with the second half being tree-lined and heathery with noticeable changes in elevation.
Dufftown Golf Club’s 10th tee stands at over 1,200 ft, offering fantastic views of the historic whisky town, and is very near Glenfiddich.
Ballindalloch Golf Club is near The Glenlivet. With its nine holes and eighteen tees, the course provides a fair test for golfers of all standards and is well placed to become known as the finest nine-hole course in Scotland.
Rothes Golf Course is located in the heart of the Spey Valley, near Glen Grant. It’s an attractive 9 hole inland course, built on parkland featuring lush tree-lined fairways overlooking wonderful panoramic views of the Spey Valley and the village of Rothes.
Craggan Outdoors – Golf is a well maintained 9-hole par 3 course in a beautiful setting beside the River Spey. It is designed to suit all standards of golfer, from the complete beginner, to the accomplished low handicapper who wants to sharpen up their short game, and younger and older players for which a full length course can be something of a trial.
On The Malt Whisky Trail, distilleries and golf go hand in hand.