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Work and Play the Scottish Way - Golf Edventure  (9 Days)

There’s no room for dispute—Scotland is the golfer’s mecca. Touted as the birthplace of modern golf, the country is home to some of the finest (and oldest) traditional links courses in the world. From famed St Andrews to historic Turnberry on Scotland's west coast, you’ll experience a style of play unlike anything in North America, as well as legendary landscapes that challenge even the most thoughtful golfer. More interested in exploring than golfing? No problem! Alternate sightseeing activities will offer non-golfers a Scottish Edventure of their very own. Kilts are optional.

Your Edventure Includes:

  • Round-trip airfare from SFO or LAX (price varies based on additional gateway choice)
  • 7 nights in hand-picked hotels
  • Breakfast daily
  • 3 three-course dinners including wine or beer
  • Green fees for play on five+ courses
  • Private deluxe motor coach
  • Transportation (planes, trains, boats, etc.) while on tour
  • Full-time tour coordinator
  • Multilingual tour guide
  • Select admissions with priority entry
  • HMP Barlinnie (Correctional/ Law Enforcement Officers only)

The Links at North Berwick

Glasgow and the River Clyde

The Rugged Turnberry Course

Clubhouse at St. Andrews

Royal Troon Golf Course

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Price: $5,039.00 (non-golfers $4,289.00) (2019) based on double occupancy,
plus optional $429.00 premium trip protection*

Next Departure Dates:

September 2020 (IRPL0920)
June 2021 (IRPL0621)

Contact us for exact departure dates

Edventure Highlights Include:

~ Welcome Dinner

~ A guided motorcoach tour of Scotland's "second city" of Glasgow, including a drive past the Burrell Collection Museum, its historical university, George Square, the River Clyde, and the city’s medieval cathedral

~ HMP Barlinnie (Correctional/Law Enforcement Officials only)

~ Play at Royal Troon, an eight-time host to the Open Championship, and seventh-ranked course in Scotland, boasting the Postage Stamp, the Open’s shortest and arguably most difficult hole

~ An excursion to Stirling, a town steeped in the history of the Wars of Scottish Independence and its castle, then travel into the valley where "Braveheart" William Wallace beat back the British at the Battle of Stirling Bridge, and to Antonine Wall, a UNESCO World Heritage site built in 142 AD, for those not golfing

~  Turnberry, you can still see the remnants of runways built by the British government built an airbase on the grounds during World Wars I and II, and take in the scenery of this four-time host to the Open Championship, known for its trademark 9th hole overlooking the ruins of a 13th-century castle 

~ Non-golfers pass along the banks of Loch Lomond to Glencoe, site of the notorious 1692 MacDonald clan massacre, before visiting Castle Inveraray and the Trossachs

~ The pilgrimage to St Andrews, the birthplace of golf, for a tour of the surrounding town, paying visits to the local university, cathedral and castle, followed by a Scottish distillery tour with tasting

~ A two-day unlimited pass, allowing unlimited play any of the seven courses at St Andrews (excluding the coveted Old Course), including the Castle Course, which clings to cliffs just outside town, or the David Kidd-designed course, which is the newest addition to St Andrews that has already earned numerous accolades, including a Golf World “Top 100 Course”, or play the more than 100-year-old New Course, which runs adjacent to the Old Course

~ An all-day excursion to the fishing villages of the Fife, the historic village of Falkland, and the city of Dundee, for those not golfing

~  A guided tour of Edinburgh, including stops at the elegant Georgian New Town and the Royal Mile, two UNESCO World Heritage sites,  the King George statue, Bute House and Sir Walter Scott monument, and the iconic Edinburgh Castle and the famed Stone of Scone

~ Travel along the Firth of Forth to North Berwick, site of the 2010 British Amateur Championship, that boasts a traditional seaside links layout, as well as one of the oldest and most fun courses in the world

~ Abbotsford House, the 19th-century estate of Sir Walter Scott, designed in the Romantic style to imitate the elaborate baronial estates of British aristocrats, followed by a visit the ruins of Melrose Abbey, one of the most impressive of the four Borders abbeys, for those not golfing

~  A special evening of Scottish tradition with an authentic céilidh, an age-old Scottish celebration, featuring a savory dinner of local favorites, and an evening of folk dancers, bagpipers, fiddlers and the “Ceremony of the Haggis”

Tour Activity Estimates
 Average Daily Walking: 1.5 Hours
Average Activity Level: Moderate (uneven terrain, including paved and unpaved roads, cobblestone streets, dirt and gravel paths, grass or sand, some hills and stairs)

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