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Ballater Golf Club

Address: Victoria Road, Ballater, Scotland
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Ranked #3 of 12 things to do in Ballater
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Golf courses, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Golfing
Owner description: Founded in 1892, this scenic 18-hole golf course offers its toughest challenge on its opening six...
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Type: Golf courses, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Golfing
Owner description: Founded in 1892, this scenic 18-hole golf course offers its toughest challenge on its opening six holes, which include two difficult par threes.

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English first
Glasgow, Scotland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We visited in winter, so winter greens etc. Loved the really picturesque course and can't wait to come back In the summer.

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Ballater, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Menu adequate for most tastes. Great welcome. Good food. Well done all. Family enjoyed there evening. Steaks are the best!,

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lincolnshire
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46 reviews 46 reviews
9 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Has to be up there as one of the most stunning golf courses in the UK. Golf Course is a good test of golf for all handicaps male and female, the professional was very helpful and the club house, all i can say it was warm and friendly. I believe that the person behind the bar was the clubs steward... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Went here for a friend's birthday I had the chilli linguine, my friends had cajun chicken burgers they were lovely meals even had room for pudding! :)

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

A great golf course , excellent food & a fantastic friendly welcome , from start to finish we were welcomed by all patrons

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Organised ladies golf outing in 2013 and had a wonderful time. Fortunate with weather the surrounding scenery was beautiful in every direction. Staff friendly and helpful and course very interesting with variety and for all paying abilities.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Visited today as 1892 Club Member and was made most welcome by the Club Professional and Club Secretary.The course was in excellent condition and the food was great.Can recommend and will certainly be back both for the golf and food and the spectacular views enjoyed when playing the course.

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County Wicklow, Ireland
Top Contributor
110 reviews 110 reviews
16 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Ballater is my favourite place in the world and the golf course and views magnificent. However, the dining experience was incredibly disappointing. The advance reservation was noted under the wrong time, the promised table not given and the food very poor. Staff bustling around preparing tables for the next day's service. As paying guests we should not have to ask... More 

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Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
14 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Had my first game of golf here for many years and thoroughly enjoyed it. Course is very well looked after and can't be faulted. My wife met me afterwards for breakfast in the clubhouse which is where the problem lies. We were quite directly told 'coffees out the machine' before being served food. Food was ok. However a young family... More 

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Westhill, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Ate here twice on our recent camping trip to Ballater. The food is lovely and excellent value for money. Staff were really helpful and accommodating when it came to our children's choices, preparing very generous 'half' portions of dishes they fancied on the adult menu. Would thoroughly recommend eating here.

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