Royal Dornoch 5th

© Kevin Murray

Royal Dornoch, Aberdeenshire, and the Highland North

Royal Dornoch, Castle Stuart, Cruden Bay, Moray Old Course, Nairn, Royal Aberdeen, Trump Aberdeen (or Murcar) with St Andrews added to the tail end

No where is this glorious fusion between club and country better displayed than the Scottish Highlands. This golf vacation seamlessly slides into the archetypal Scottish landscape, culture, and history, making it ideal for non-golfers too. We combine the two centres of the north, the Highlands, and Aberdeenshire to roll up a total of five golf courses ranked in the world's top-100, plus a decent shot of adding a sixth by detouring into St Andrews on the return journey south

The jewel in the crown is Royal Dornoch, ranked in the world's top-10 and reputedly Scotland's best. We’ve also introduced a second top-100 course, the Scottish Open venue of Castle Stuart. Nairn is a recent host of the Walker Cup and reputedly home of the best greens in Scotland. A trio of courses on the Aberdeenshire coast, Cruden Bay, Royal Aberdeen and Trump Aberdeen, all hold the coveted top-100 ranking. These are dramatic links courses played in amongst stunning tall dunes and complex valley systems. The winds cuts through them in unpredictable bursts making them extremely hazardous and challenging to navigate safely.

And just to top things off, we travel close enough to St Andrews to give ourselves a decent shot of adding the 'home of golf' to the haul as well

  • Saturday - NAIRN,

non-golf travelling to Highlands (overnight Inverness area)

  • Sunday - ROYAL DORNOCH,

non-golf Glenmorangie Distillery (overnight Inverness area)

  • Monday - CASTLE STUART

non-golf Dunrobin Castle (overnight Inverness area)


non-golf Glenlivet Distillery & Speyside (overnight Aberdeen)

  • Wednesday - CRUDEN BAY,

non-golf Culloden (overnight Aberdeen)

  • Thursday - TRUMP ABERDEEN or MURCAR,

non-golf Loch Ness (overnight Aberdeen)


non-golf Glamis Castle (overnight St Andrews or Carnoustie)

  • Saturday - ST ANDREWS

non-golf St Andrews (overnight Edinburgh/ Dalmahoy)

  • Sunday - Depart

The content of all tours are sold subject to availability and final confirmation of price. We do not speculatively book hotels in advance. Where tee-times and geographic proximity permits, golfers will be able to participate in activities identified for non-golfers

Price on Request

Departure days

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday

April — October

Contact details

Faraway Fairways

Willerby Road

Tour information


8 Days


  • Driver guide
  • Self drive


  • Private
  • Small Group (1-16)


  • Golf

Tour Stops

Faraway Fairways

Tour company information

Faraway Fairways

Global golf doesn’t get much better than this. Why? Well put simply, because it can’t! It’s not just the fact that Scotland's golf links are iconic, world class, and soaked in history. They’re also accessible and all in a land about the size of South Carolina. On top of the apex golf offer, introducing you to Scotland beyond her fairways is an important piece to the Faraway Fairways approach. Think of it as 'Golf plus Scotland'.

Opening times

09.00 - 01.00 (we seek to cover European and American time-zones)
Local rate calls from US on (831) 274 8249
Calls placed up until 20.00 EST will normally reach us

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