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Golf at the Top of Scotland

Great 9 hole course at the top of Scotland. Enjoy the walk up the first 4 holes. 20 pounds for 9... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
bcbmarsh
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Sydney, Australia
via mobile
A wonderful place to golf

I dropped into Durness Golf Club for a game a received a warm and friendly welcome. The chap who... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Ian J
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Scotland, Pennsylvania
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Golfers at this remote course face challenging hilly terrain, but are rewarded with a picturesque setting.
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Durness, Scotland
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+44 1971 511364
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

Played Durness 23rd July 2016 in windy but dry conditions. The course is in good condition and has very nice greens. For a nine hole course it has some outstanding holes 3, 5, 6, 7, 8 and especially 9. Only played nine holes but can...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Great 9 hole course at the top of Scotland. Enjoy the walk up the first 4 holes. 20 pounds for 9 holes or play it twice for 20 pounds

Thank bcbmarsh
Reviewed 13 August 2018

I dropped into Durness Golf Club for a game a received a warm and friendly welcome. The chap who signed me in and gave me an introduction to the course couldn't have been more helpful and told me much about the Club and it's small...More

Thank Ian J
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Visited here on a trip round the N of Scotland. Turn up and play no problem, friendly member on duty sorted arrangements. This is quite a spectacular course with a challenging final hole over an inlet of the sea. Great par 5 along the edge...More

Thank Richard V
Reviewed 11 May 2018

We had arranged to hire clubs and were met by an extremely friendly member to complete that transaction. The clubhouse is warm and cosy with panoramic views of the bay. A great visitors course with so many different holes. The final hole is a brilliant...More

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

If someone ever told you , you would have fun playing golf in a sheep pasture , you would say they were nuts Fun 9 Hole course with outstanding views Take a buggie though Frances and Martin , thank you for a great time

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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Played this course at the weekend, it’s a 9 hole, but tee position set up to make it 18. Some tricky holes on this costal course, but stunning views. Made most welcome by other members, any golfer doing the north coast 500, should set aside...More

Thank Dougiecor
Reviewed 29 April 2018

As my photos show, this Golf Club is in the most amazing location - right on the pastural land above the wonderful Balnakeil Bay. It is the most northerly golf course on the British mainland and one can enjoy absolutely tremendous views out over the...More

Thank profjoypc
Reviewed 24 April 2018

The weather was excellent the day we played here which certainly helped. We played on the opening day of their season and we were welcomed with open arms. The staff and club members could not have been more friendly. For a small remote club the...More

Thank Bigscot1982
Reviewed 6 June 2017

It was a special treat to be able to play this beautiful course recently. I imagine this is how golf started in Scotland. Yes, you are playing on a vast sheep meadow and the fairways and greens are not "perfectly manicured" but there is nothing...More

Thank makeitbetterguy
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Played here mid April started about 11am and ended about 3pm but a 25min break half way round. A small but able clubhouse with all you need open even though not manned toilets locker rooms to change a seating area with great views also available...More

Thank wahaejock
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