THE HOME OF LUXURY
EAST COAST OF SCOTLAND
The game of golf sprung forth along the East Coast of Scotland and this magnificent region still offers some of the finest links golf courses in the world.
From Edinburgh & East Lothian to the ‘Auld Grey Toon’ of St Andrews and northwards toward the granite skyline of Old Aberdeen, we encounter Caledonia’s proud past, its most ancient & royal golf courses and the true hospitality of the Scots.
Our lodgings are in the finest, exclusive-use castles, our hosts regally connected and there to welcome you to a once-in-a-lifetime experience and soak in the grandeur of this little country where the great game of golf began.
‘From scenes like these old Scotia’s grandeur springs, That makes her loved at home, revered abroad.’
Robert Burns constantly distilled the beauty of his homeland in poetry and song and you too will be captured by the heart-stirring majesty of Scotland’s Southwest.
Medieval castles, stately homes and royal collections all await you as we tour this lovely area.
As for golf, we continue to explore the ‘Scottish Road Less Traveled’ with a clutch of impeccable, authentic links along the Ayrshire coast with no less than three Open Championship venues.
THE SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS
There’s something immensely evocative about the Scottish Highlands. This visually stunning area captures the eye and the heart simultaneously. Small wonder with such glories as the Cairngorm Mountains and breathtaking glens such as Speyside at hand.
Whisky, the ‘water of life’ plays a vital roll in this outstanding area with the majority of Scotland’s distilleries gathered along the banks of the River Spey.
Golf is on a grand scale also with Royal Dornoch, Castle Stuart and Nairn topping the bill followed by a host of supporting ‘Hidden Links’ courses that are a complete delight to discover.
East of Scotland
Upon this very soil the game of golf took hold, developed and finally flourished. Here you walk in the footsteps of the game’s greats from Old Tom to Tiger and sample a truly unique programme that explores the fabulous heritage of Scotland’s past alongside its most enigmatic, renowned and redoubtable links.
Scotland’s literary landscape was captured here in the Southwest by the ‘Great Bard’ Robert Burns and it evokes heartfelt sentiment. Our lodgings date back to the 13th century not long after King Robert the Bruce held sway upon these lands and our golf consists of no fewer than three Open Championship venues.
THE SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS
Robert Burns wrote “My heart’s in the Highlands” and three centuries later Bob Dylan closely echoed his sentiment in song and by purchasing of his own slice of the Highland idyll. Join us on our 10-day encounter of the very best of this world-class, stunningly scenic region.
It might not have escaped your attention that the Portuguese city of Lisbon is now ‘de rigueur’ among stars of movie and music, home now to Madonna, John Malkovich, Eric Cantona and many more ‘fashionistas’. Portugal’s liberal lifestyle and wonderful climate combined with some of the finest links golf courses - not to mention the best food & wine, make it one of the best destinations in Europe.
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