Your ideal base for world class golf
Glenapp Castle Hotel is at the heart of world class golf courses in Ayreshire and beyond
Iconic links golf courses near Ayrshire
Golf is one of the main outdoor sporting activities in the area and there are four championship golf courses in Ayrshire within an hour of the castle: Royal Troon, Prestwick, Western Gailes, and Turnberry. Our concierge team have good relationships at all these courses and will be happy to arrange your golfing requirements. You can sense the history of these iconic links courses as you walk in the footsteps of the great names that have done battle around what many regard as the ultimate test of golfing ability.
Take the Glenapp boat
Take the Glenapp Castle boat across the Firth of Clyde to the Isle of Arran and choose from a mix of seven immaculately maintained links and parkland settings including the beautiful Brodick and Shiskine golf courses.
Or for the more adventurous take the Glenapp boat a little further to the tip of the Mull of Kintyre to the Machrihanish course? To quote Old Tom Morris in 1878 this was “specifically designed by the almighty for playing golf”.