Golfing In & Around Nairn

The importance of golf to Nairn's development cannot be overemphasised, nor the high regard in which it is held as a centre of golfing excellence in terms of both courses and facilities. Nairnshire has a golfing infrastructure second to none.

golfing in and around nairn

Nairn is home to two top quality championship links golf courses - The Nairn Golf Club (Tel 01667 453208) and Nairn Dunbar Golf Club ( Tel 01667 452741). Both have hosted a number of national and international competitions. The clubs offer first-class facilities including well equipped professionals' shops, year-round catering and practise facilities. Both welcome visitors and stage a number of open competitions, including five-day Opens (men), one-day Opens (men and ladies) and open mixed foursomes.

On the outskirts of Nairn is Cawdor Castle Golf Course (est. 1976). Lying within the grounds of Cawdor Castle, the nine-hole golf course offers a variety of challenges that will test the seasoned player and the beginner. A licensed restaurant and snack bar are available at the castle Tel 01667 404615.

Nairn provides everything for the golfer and is an ideal base for a golfing holiday. Within an hour's drive is a choice of a further 30 courses including Royal Dornoch, Moray and Boat of Garten.


Other Golf Courses within an hour’s drive of Nairn:

Course No of holes Distance from Nairn Travelling Time
Cawdor 9 5 8 minutes
Forres 18
11 15 minutes
Kinloss
18 15 25 minutes
Inverness
18 16 25 minutes
Torvean (Inverness)
18
18
30 minutes
Loch Ness
18 19
30 minutes
Elgin
18 23
30 minutes
Grantown-on-Spey
18 23
30 minutes
Craggan
18 25
35 minutes
Carrbridge
9
27
35 minutes
Fortrose & Rosemarkie
18 28
35 minutes
Hopeman
18 24
35 minutes
Aigas
9
29
35 minutes
Abernethy 9
29
35 minutes
Muir of Ord
18 29
35 minutes
Moray Old and New
18x2 28
40 minutes
Garmouth and Kingston 18 33
40 minutes
Rothes 9
33
40 minutes
Alness 9
37
40 minutes
Keith 18 39
40 minutes
Boat of Garten
18 32
45 minutes
Spey Bay 18 35
45 minutes
Ballindalloch Castle 18 36
45 minutes
Strathpeffer Spa 18 37
45 minutes
Buckpool
18 40
50 minutes
Strathlene 18 42
50 minutes
Invergordon 18 43
50 minutes
Bonar Bridge 18 43
50 minutes
Fort Augustus 9
45
50 minutes
Kingussie
18 46
55 minutes
Tain 18 48
55 minutes
Carnegie (Skibo) 18 52
55 minutes
Tarbat 9
53
55 minutes
Newtonmore
18 50
60 minutes
Royal Dornoch 18
57
60 minutes
Struie 9
57
60 minutes


Further information on these courses is available at Golf Highland