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Royal Dornoch Golf Club

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Address: Royal Dornoch Golf Club Golf Road | Dornoch, Dornoch IV25 3LW, Scotland
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Designed by Old Tom Morris in 1886, this challenging, historic course has...

Designed by Old Tom Morris in 1886, this challenging, historic course has spectacular views of the North Sea and goes almost straight out and straight back, with the angle changing subtly at each hole.

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Lunch with a view

As a member of a golf club in England I asked to enter the club and was made most welcome. Due to existing functions we were unable to take dinner but booked and ebnjoyed a first... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 November 2016
Paul W
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Ottawa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked Dornoch as my one round while in Scotland. I looked at some of the "must place" spots but Dornoch was easier to book and wouldn't break the bank either. We were also driving fairly close by on our loop around the country. Lucked out with a sunny but windy day! Check in was ok, was expecting a little... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

As a member of a golf club in England I asked to enter the club and was made most welcome. Due to existing functions we were unable to take dinner but booked and ebnjoyed a first class lunch.

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Lawrenceville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Let's start withe most important observation: best onion rings EVER delivered by a server who told my buddy to "man up." That made the nearly 4 hour drive to the course worth every minute. The weather was fantastic. My caddy was awesome. And the staff and the food alone would justify the trip. By the way you can believe everything... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

What an amazing course. Superb set up surrounded by stunning scenery. Friendly staff at the Pro Shop and the Caddies were very knowledgable with a great eye for the line on the greens. A fab experience.

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Thank MacOnTheHill
Greenock, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

A wonderful golf course and we played it in warm sunshine in mid October. Fantastic views and a joy to be tramping round one of the top courses anywhere. Carvery lunch in the Clubhouse was excellent and served by friendly and helpful staff. Hard to beat !

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sf
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

The positive: one would have a difficult time finding a better course and experience. Quite simply said, it's a stunningly fun and challenging course and one which would never get bored playing every day. The bad: we booked and paid for our tee times back in May for our two October rounds. At the initial time of booking we tried... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Very friendly reception and absolutely stunning views could not make for a better place to play golf. All complemented by the friendliness of the staff. Just a shame it is so expensive for couples. Buit if they can sell at those prices who am I to argue?

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Everything very acceptable..great staff, good food, great golf course. Liked the fact that dress code was casual but no hats or caps, non members could have a snack too.

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UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

There is absolutely no doubt that the golf courses are gems, and our group of eight enjoyed both the wee course and the big one, played on consecutive days. Both were in excellent condition, and each a true challenge of golf, requiring application of thought and common sense on each hole. What was disappointing was the "warmth" of welcome -... More 

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Freeport, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Took our dad to Scotland for his 70th birthday, and this was the top course on the list, and it did not disappoint! Beautiful!

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