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North Berwick Golf Club

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Address: Beach Road, North Berwick EH39 4BB, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1620 892135
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8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Reputed to be the thirteenth oldest golf course in the world (founded...

Reputed to be the thirteenth oldest golf course in the world (founded 1832), this course stretches 6,420 yards.

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A New Favourite Course

From the discussions with Sam The Starter to book our tee time, through the conversations on arrival with his colleague Malcolm to the actual playing of the course; there was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 29, 2015
Baldock, United Kingdom
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Baldock, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

From the discussions with Sam The Starter to book our tee time, through the conversations on arrival with his colleague Malcolm to the actual playing of the course; there was nothing we could fault. As a 23 handicap Gent and a 36 handicap Lady we were made to feel welcome. (To a far greater extent than some lesser courses manage... More 

1 Thank Racey7
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31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

The course staff take the pace of your foursome pretty seriously so I would encourage not spending too much time walking through the rough looking for a lost ball. Apart from that, this is a beautiful, enjoyable course. As there are many blind shots and unusual layouts, having a caddie in your foursome is also very helpful. If you are... More 

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Kungsbacka, Sweden
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

One of the most interesting course one can ever play. Bests even Muirfield in terms of pure links enjoyment.

Thank Annika A
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Excellent, thoroughly enjoyable, tough old-style Links course with plenty of challenge in the wind. A very interesting 1st hole!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

My trip from Waverley station to North Berwick took only 20 minutes. At North Berwick, you can take a stroll along the beach or take your golf set with you. It is a small town that offers quick relief from the business of Edinburgh. The park was beautiful and you could also enjoy nice cup of tea at the seabird... More 

Thank Family7275
Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Links Golf at it's best - our group visit was memorable particularly for the course condition and the hospitality of all the staff involved in providing an excellent service to the visitors. A lot more Golf Clubs would do well to model themselves on North Berwick if only for the good old fashioned Scot's courtesy provided, it really makes for... More 

Thank johhew
Regina, Canada
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This course should be on the bucket list for any fanatical golfer. A wonderful links experience. Pure golfing heaven.

1 Thank Jeff K
West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

If you're like me, a golf vacation in Scotland is magical. Playing at North Berwick kept me under the spell. Just as you would imagine in a dream, this place was classic Scottish links golf with beautiful ocean views and rolling hard fairways and a steady wind. Deep bunkers difficult rough with plenty of landing areas. Unexpected: stone walls bisecting... More 

1 Thank FloridaMike1958
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44 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

And it's a fantastic golf course.... When they say they will treat you like a member, they really do mean it ( how many clubs say this and then look down their noses ) From the starter to the caddies ( very knowledgable by the way - a must have) all were very friendly ( but not fawning) And the... More 

Thank barberousse888
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68 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Hope you get better weather than we did. A the hallmarks of a great links. Unfortunately it was virtually unplayable with horrendous weather.

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