Musselburgh Links, The Old Golf Course

Golf Courses

10 Balcarres Road, Musselburgh, East Lothian, EH21 7SD

    Documentary evidence shows that golf was played on Musselburgh links as far back as 1672 although it is suggested that Mary, Queen of Scots played golf here in 1567.

    The Open was held over the course six times and five local golfers won the competition eleven times between them. Sample the delights of this famous 9 hole course with hickory or modern clubs. Visitors are always welcome

    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016


    • Bar Available
    • Snack Bar

    Payment Methods

    • American Express Card
    • Cash
    • Cheque
    • Delta Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card


    • Club Hire
    • Club House
    • Course Type - Links
    • Driving Range
    • Holes - 9
    • Practice Area
    • Tuition

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway:- From Musselburgh station, follow road down to T junction with Monktonhall Terrace and turn left down Eskview Terrace. At traffic lights at next T junction, turn right and follow road to next junction with High Street. Continue along High Street past Loretto School and take sharp left at race course, then first right at Balcarres Road. Golf course starters hut and carpark are on the right hand side.

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