Highland Golf & Whisky Trail 2017

with Eric Grandison PGA Professional

 

 21-28  May 2017

 8-15 September 2017

15-22 September 2017

 

Prices from £1299  per person

Single room supplement £292       (min./max.8 persons*)

*Please enquire for groups more or less than 8 persons.

 

PGA Professional Eric Grandison will be your host for the whole duration of your golf tour. Eric will look after all arrangements with true Scottish hospitality so that you can relax an enjoy a great memorable holiday in Scotland.

"Golf in Scotland -                                                        an experience that stays with you"

Your trip includes

  • 7 nights accommodation, double occupancy at hotel
    3 nights at "The Roxburghe"**** Hotel, Edinburgh
    4 nights at the "Craigellachie**** Hotel, Craigellachie
  • Full Scottish breakfast/continental breakfast every morning
  • Transportation throughout, all transfers to hotels, golf courses and airport                 
  • Welcome cocktail in "The Dome" on first evening
  • 5 green fees
  • Boat of Garten, Moray Old Course, Nairn Championship, Grantown on Spey, Craigielaw
  • Entrance to all Whisky Distilleries
  • All local taxes
  • Welcome pack
  • Personal attention from Eric Grandison PGA Professional
Nairn Golf Course

Golf and Whisky, great Scottish traditions which have been enjoyed by many for around 500 years.
On this Highland Golf + Whisky adventure you will experience some of the oldest courses in the world designed by some of the greatest pioneering Scottish Course architects such as James Braid and Tom Morris. These courses have become legendary and a round on such courses is an experience never to be forgotten. What better way to end an enjoyable day’s golf with a “wee dram” or two at the 19th hole.
After each game you will visit some of the finest single malt distilleries in Speyside. You will be invited to a guided tour of the distillery and be shown all stages of the making of the world’s most famous drink. To finish up you will be invited to sample several of the distilleries “house” malts which is a real treat. Beside the fascination of Golf and Whisky you will experience the tranquil beauty of the mountains, glens, hundreds of lochs and rivers which attract millions of visitors every year. This is an experience that you’ll never forget.
“Golf + Whisky” a combination made in heaven.

Edinburgh by night

Day 1
Upon your arrival in Edinburgh you will be personally met by Eric Grandison your PGA Professional. You will be escorted to the awaiting Eric Grandison Golf School coach and transferred to "The Roxburghe Hotel". At 19.00 hrs there will be a welcome cocktail in the "The Dome", the grandest restaurant/bar in the capital's city centre - the ideal starting point for your Scottish experience.
Overnight in The Roxburghe Hotel****

Boat of Garten Golf Course

Day 2
Play at Boat of Garten. Established in 1898 and designed by James Braid, the “Boat” has firmly established itself as a “must” for those enjoying a golfing tour of the Scottish highlands. A real Gem not to be missed!
Visit Balmenach Whisky Distillery
Overnight in Craigellachie Hotel****

Moray Golf Course

Day 3
Play at Moray Old Course, considered to be one of the finest links courses in Scotland. A classic designed by Tom Morris, founded in1889.
Visit Glen Moray Whisky Distillery
Overnight in Craigellachie Hotel****

Nairn Golf Course

Day 4
Play at Nairn Championship, hosted in 1999 Walker Cup and many other prestigious tournaments over the years. Certainly one of Scotland’s finest and most picturesque links courses in true traditional style.
Visit Benromach Whisky Distillery
Overnight in Craigellachie Hotel****

Day 5
Visit Glenfiddich Distillery with special Connoisseur’s Tour which includes tutored nosing and tasting session of Glenfiddich’s finest whiskies.
Overnight in Craigellachie Hotel****

Granton on Spey

Day 6
Play Grantown on Spey, a true highland treat.
This is a hidden gem established in 1890. A real classic amongst dramatic scenery at the foot of the Cairngorm mountains.
Visit Glenlivet Whisky Distillery
Return to Edinburgh.                                                   Overnight in "The Roxburghe Hotel"****                                                                 

Craigielaw Golf Course

Day 7
Play Craigielaw Golf Club, a challenging and beautiful      East Lothian links course with breathtaking see views over the Firth of Forth. Sightseeing in Edinburgh, one of the world’s most beautiful and majestic cities.
Farewell Dinner
Overnight in The Roxburghe Hotel****

Day 8
Transfer to airport - return home

The Roxburghe Hotel

The Roxburghe Hotel, Edinburgh

The Roxburghe Hotel is one of Edinburgh's finest and most elegant hotels. Re-opened in 2000 after a �12 million development, the hotel now offers a high level of comfort at one of the most fashionable addresses in Edinburgh. Charlotte Square was part of the original "New Town" Georgian development dating from the late 18th century, designed by architect Robert Adam, with the Roxburghe Hotel demonstrating the beauty of the original design.

As well as having one of the most prestigious and most convenient locations in Edinburgh, the Roxburghe Hotel offers the very best in comfort. Guests can enjoy spacious bedrooms with excellent facilities, public areas that include a new leisure centre - the perfect place to clear the mind and energise the spirit. The standard of cuisine in the hotel restaurant is very high, based on the very best the Scottish larder has to offer.

A room at the Roxburghe Hotel, Edinburgh

Overlooking Charlotte Square, the classic rooms retain fine period detail, such as intricate cornicing, inlaid marble fireplaces and rich swathes of dark wood. Move seamlessly into the modern wing and you'll find contemporary rooms with an open aspect across the handsome boulevard that is George Street or, from the south-facing rooms on the top floor, startling views across the rooftops to Edinburgh Castle. Each room comes equipped with a good sized working area and modern communication facilities, including a second phone point and personal voice mail. And, with sumptuous soft furnishings, chrome fittings in the bathrooms, satellite TV and 24 hour room service, this is a room which you may have difficulty leaving behind.

The Melrose Restaurant at the Roxburghe Hotel, Edinburgh

The Melrose Restaurant (AA Rosette) is open for lunch and dinner. The award-winning chefs offer dish after dish of tempting fare, with:

  • a classically Scottish style of cooking
  • Scottish specialities prepared from the best of national produce
  • wide choice of international cuisine
  • wines handpicked from the vineyards of both the old and the new world
  • provision for special dietary needs

Vital Health, Fitness & Beauty Club at the Roxburghe Hotel
Roxburghe Vital Beauty is the place to restore the balance in your life. Don't you deserve to be pampered? Then let them look after you.

Facilities include: 12 metre indoor swimming pool / sauna / steam room / solarium / high-tech fitness club / regular aerobic and step classes. For pure self-indulgence, the extensive range of beauty treatments may be just the tonic you're looking for.

The Craigellachie Hotel

Craigellachie Hotel

Located within the beautiful village of the same name, at the confluence of the Fiddich and the Spey rivers, the Craigellachie Hotel offers the rare opportunity to savour the style and elegance of a by-gone era, combined with all the comforts of a first-class hotel.
With the famous Spey Walk in front providing some of the most majestic, uninterrupted views over forest, river and mountains and a wide range of activities the Craigellachie is truly a haven of Highland hospitality set in spectacular countryside.
The Hotel has been beautifully refurbished to retain all the original charm of a delightful Scottish country house whilst providing year-round comfortandluxury. All the public rooms have been lovingly restored using fine fabrics and high quality period furnishings with weave, texture, colour and print all carefully co-ordinated to delight the eye.
The 25 bedrooms include some fabulous master rooms and mini-suites all overlooking the River Spey and Telford's famous "Craigellachie Bridge"builtin1814.

The Quaich Bar
Hotel of the Year" ~ Icons of Whisky 2005
Almost 600 different single malts around all the walls await you in this cosy, almost club-like atmosphere ~ one of the largest selection of drinking single malt whiskies in the world! Wander around the room feasting your eyes on the incredible sight of all these single malts just waiting for you to try them. The enthusiastic staff, headed in recent years by the irrepressible Duncan Elphick, makes learning about whisky here a joy."

The Restaurant
When it's time to dine, the standards of service in a choice of dining areas are matched by the exemplary cuisine and our Head Chef, Addy Daggert was the "2003/04 Grampian Chef of the Year" and Robert Young, our Commis Chef is the "2004/05 Grampian Junior Chef of the Year". A wide range of tempting dishes are prepared to a 2 rosette standard by the award winning kitchen brigade in the hearty tradition of the finest Scottish cuisine and only prime Scottish produce - including fish, shellfish, game and Aberdeen Angus Beef - is used to ensure that you enjoy the very best in taste, tenderness and quality.

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