Golf Courses near Wick, north of Scotland
Enjoy a golf break in the far north of Scotland with these Highland courses...
Mackays Hotel is perfectly located for Highland golf breaks in the far north of Scotland. We even have a fantastic Summer Swing offer, where you can combine your stay with a round of golf at our local course, Wick Golf Club. And if you’re looking for some further golfing, we can make additional arrangements with major Highland courses such as Royal Dornoch, Golspie and Brora. Find out more and book our Summer Swing offer.
Here, we take a look at some of the best golf courses near our Wick hotel. So, here’s an insight into some of the gems you can uncover across our rugged terrain…
Wick Golf Club
Less than 10 minute’s drive from Mackays Hotel. Existing as the most northerly links course on the coast of Caithness, Wick Golf Club offers the perfect excuse to experience the far north in all of its glory! With stunning views over Sinclair Bay across to Noss Head and with unique castles in between, improve your swing in idyllic perfection.
Very comfortable hotel in Wick. The bistro is exceptionally good quality for dinner with local produce. Rooms are comfortable and the breakfast is excellent . Strongly recommended. And to top it all off , the hotel is on the “shortest street” in the world!!!
Lybster Golf Club
One of our closest courses, around a 20-minute drive from Wick. Laid out over 15 acres, Lybster Golf Club has one of the shortest 9-hole golf courses in the country. Which means you’re never far from the club house. Although short, it is a challenging course on a mix of heathland and heather. Visitors are always welcome.
Reay Golf Club
Commanding views of Pentland Firth and Orkney
A beautiful seaside course in Thurso, Reay Golf Club operates as the most northerly 18-hole links course on British mainland. The par 69 layout has excellent contoured greens, ensuring an enjoyable and challenging golf for high and low handicap players alike! Reached from Wick by car in around 45 minutes.
Golspie Golf Club
A unique fusion of classic links, heath and parkland holes
This par 70 course is in Golspie, just over an hour’s drive from Wick. Designed by James Braid, the Golspie Golf Course is surrounded by stunning views from the Dornoch Firth and back drop of Ben Bhraggie. A great course for all abilities to play.
Championship courses near Wick
Just over an hour's drive from Wick, you'll find these incredible championship courses ..
Brora Golf Club
Founded in 1891, this 18-hole championship links course was designed by renowned architect and golfer, James Braid and is regarded as one of his finest. It is also the headquarters of the James Braid Golfing Society. Surrounded by breathtaking scenery, golfing at Brora Golf Club is a unique experience.
Situated just 8 degrees below the Arctic Circle, this magnificent championship course lies in the very north of Scotland. Those who are knowledgeable about the game have not been surprised that Royal Dornoch, with its panoramic views and gorse-lined fairways, has been regularly ranked by the illustrious golf panels among the world’s great courses.
Tain Golf Club
Tain Golf Club in Ross-shire is a classic Scottish Highland links course designed by Old Tom Morris. With the sea on one side and backdrop of the mountains behind, each day brings different aspects of this challenging yet beautiful course, with the layout of holes guaranteeing an interesting round for beginners and experts.