Coastal Road Tour

East Lothian is blessed with the highest concentration of links courses in the world. Follow the A198 east from Edinburgh for a superb collection of coastal courses stretching from Musselburgh to Dunbar.

Looking down to the 13th green and Bass Rock from the Glen Golf Club

The Glen Golf Club

The East Links course in North Berwick offers a combination of inland turf with a seaside setting. Elevated tees and greens across the course mean that careful club selection, consistency and confidence in iron play are vital.

Looking across the course at Craigielaw Golf Club towards Kilspindie's club house, with a view to Aberlady Bay, East Lothian

Craigielaw Golf Course

A championship links course designed by Donald Steel. You will find challenging greens, cavernous bunkers and spectacular views over the Firth of Forth.

Golf ball on tee

Longniddry Golf Course

Designed by Harry Colt in 1921, this 18-hole, par 68 course is a pleasant mix of links and parkland. Four of the best golf architects have left their distinguished marks on the very special golf course.

Golf ball on tee

Kilspindie Golf Club

The 35th oldest golf club in the world, this old fashioned Scottish links course retains many of its original, traditional features. This medium length course provides a good challenge to all golfers.

A green at North Berwick Golf Club, East Lothian © David J Whyte

North Berwick Golf Club

This Open Qualifier is one of the best and most scenic links courses in Scotland. The course is sprinkled with top-notch holes and rewards strategy and guile rather than power hitting.