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North Berwick Golf Club

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Address: Beach Road, North Berwick EH39 4BB, Scotland
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+44 1620 892135
08:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 18:00

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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Great links

Amazing golf links that I would highly recommend. It's one of the best course in the world and some holes are really great.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 January 2017
Louis C
Paris, France
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Paris, France
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Amazing golf links that I would highly recommend. It's one of the best course in the world and some holes are really great.

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Evanston, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Having played some of the more famous courses in Scotland I found the round on this course one of the most enjoyable. Starting with the members who made us feel so welcome. They greeted us before the round and told us to make sure to drop by the clubhouse afterwards. The course itself was enjoyable at every turn. A great... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Months before traveling to Scotland for the 1st time, I began researching courses to play. The highlight was experiencing North Berwick Golf Club. From the moment we approached the front door to the clubhouse to the ride our caddy offered back to our bed and breakfast, it truly was an experience of a lifetime. The course is simply magical -... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We loved this course. It runs along side the ocean, the breezes were manageable, the course had a lot of character and I played well, which makes it easy to like. lol We played 6 course in 7 days and this was one of my favorites.

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Vancouver, Canada
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

I walked by North Berwick with a colleague one day prior to playing there and we were less than impressed initially with what we saw. The pins looked short and we were of the opinion it was a seaside public course. Sure enough, this was the course we were set to play the next day in very strong winds. With... More 

Thank 426hanse
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

I have been very fortunate and played some stunning courses worldwide, but the West Links is a real gem! The scenery is stunning and the course provides a true test requiring the player to consider every shot carefully and use some imagination along the way. We felt very welcome from arrival to departure and the clubhouse clearly demonstrates a rich... More 

Thank Tony M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Add this to your golf agenda if you are looking for an great value and a very interesting course. Totally different than the St. Andrews courses... more elevation and frankly more beautiful with several holes on the water. Great caddies- definitely take one so you know how to navigate the course!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

North Berwick Golf club is how golf used to be with natural features used to make some quirky and famous holes. There are two or three holes that have been copied the world over and are great fun to play. Nowhere near as penal as Muirfield. The welcome is extraordinary and visitors are welcomed.

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Went with 8 golfers..most of us have played all over the world and it was the second trip to NBGC for many of us. This is an old old course and provides challenges for golfers of all skill levels.. Not a course that my wife would promise to kill me if I ever brought her there again. The original Redan... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

My friends and I take four days a year to travel all over the UK to play top quality courses. St Andrews, Norfolk, Cornwall, The West Coast (Turnberry) etc. Our experiences are, by in large, very positive and we go away with happy memories. It’s not often that I will take time to feedback on my experiences. In fact this... More 

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