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Machrihanish Dunes Golf Club

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Address: The Village at Machrihanish Dunes, Machrihanish PA28 6PT, Scotland
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+44 1586 810000

The quintessential seaside Scottish resort, The Village at Machrihanish...

The quintessential seaside Scottish resort, The Village at Machrihanish Dunes is quickly becoming a golf destination to rival the best in the world. Thrilling links golf, luxury accommodation and world-class service await you in this romantic and rugged corner of western Scotland. Experience the U.K. Top-100 Machrihanish Dunes Golf Course, award-winning Ugadale Hotel & Cottages and our newest accommodation, The Royal Hotel at the head of Campbeltown Harbour. From The Village, you have easy access to other world-renowned links courses, including the neighbouring Machrihanish Golf Club, the great courses of Ayrshire and Northern Ireland, The Machrie on Islay, and many more.

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Great getaway....and you don't need to play golf

Great location (as long as you don't mind windy weather...but it is Scotland). Good hotel offering options for food which are all good. Get out and explore the beaches, the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
david p
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location (as long as you don't mind windy weather...but it is Scotland). Good hotel offering options for food which are all good. Get out and explore the beaches, the wildlife and nearby Campbeltown. There is nothing in Machrihanish except the hotel and the two golf courses, but that's part of the pleasure of being here. Relax, unwind (forget mobile... More 

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Greg S, Manager at Machrihanish Dunes Golf Club, responded to this review

Thank you David. We're glad you were able to appreciate the beauty and simplicity that Campbeltown and Machrihanish has to offer. It is indeed a great escape from the busy lives we all seem to lead now a days. Hope you have you have back soon. Cheers! More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed March 13, 2017

Excellent accommodation (albeit quite expensive) and good food but golf-wise the highlight was playing the original Machrihanish Old course next door. The Machrihanish Dunes course which is a new course built recently is a tough test with some good holes but not a patch on the Classic Links next door in terms of quality of golfing experience, atmosphere, and authenticity.... More 

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Girvan, United Kingdom
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Reviewed March 4, 2017

we had a 3 ball at the dunes yesterday 4/3/17 and what a golf course this is.A beautiful course set in natural landscape in a true links golf setting really 1 of the most gorgeous and testing golf courses i hav ever played and ive played a few in scotland through the years.great fairways very natural links and the greens... More 

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Greg S, Manager at Machrihanish Dunes Golf Club, responded to this review

Wow, can't get a much better review that :) We are so glad that you had such a great experience at Mach Dunes and that you loved that course that much. Our Greenkeeper puts in a lot of work to keep the course in such fine shape - we appreciate you noticing that. We hope to be welcoming you back... More 

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Reviewed January 2, 2017

we were a group of nine(9) and played in a typical Scottish day with wind and the odd shower. never the less a wonderful experience.

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Greg S, Manager at Machrihanish Dunes Golf Club, responded to this review

Thank you very much! The Scottish weather can always be a bit finicky, but I am very glad it did not spoil your golfing experience. Cheers! More 

Cardross, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were staying at the Ugadale Hotel so as to play Machrihanish Championship Course. On our last day we played the Dunes as it was included on our golf package. I was surprised and delighted by the quality of the course . The fairways and greens were immaculate for the time of year. The layout was thoughtful,challenging... More 

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Largs, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed October 27, 2016

Two nights in a dog friendly cottage at the Ugadale Hotel with golf at the Dunes course included. The cottage was beautifully appointed and super comfortable. The hotel staff were great and the atmosphere was friendly and relaxed. Prices in the restaurant were reasonable and the food was good. The full cooked breakfast was the best I've had, really well... More 

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Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

As the inclusive course attached to the ugadale hotel it's nothing to be missed. Well worth there for hour drive from central Scotland. Played the course twice during our weekend stay as there ugadale cottages. Not to be missed. Fantastic views. Hidden gem. Great welcome. Cracking course. Not my first visit and William before back again next year. Derek

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

Really well laid out golf course, took a caddy for our group, it was well worth it, excellent views, half way house was great very friendly, excellent all round experience

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Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Played The Dunes 9 times during our holiday in Machrihanish. We were extremely lucky with the weather both the lack of wind and the added bonus of glorious sunshine. The course was in beautiful condition and a great challenge. Especially enjoyed the amazing greens and impressive bunkers.

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Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Outstanding valve for stay and play deals. The accommodation is first class and very comfortable especially the Ugadale cottages. The customer service we received was excellent and the staff catered for all our needs nothing was a problem, a very well organised team. The food at the golf course clubhouse is brilliant and the old clubhouse pub next to the... More 

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