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Guaranteed Old Course Tee-times 2018

Best of Scotland Holidays has been allocated a number of GUARANTEED tee-times over The Old Course, St.Andrews for 2018. At the moment we don’t have the dates, only the month that the times have been allocated. We anticipate that our tee-times will sell pretty quickly so we have put together an example package with an approx. price per person. Below is the example package we will be offering and when our dates are allocated they will be featured on this page. If you are interested we would suggest you bookmark this page.

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Seven Great Activities for a Week in Scotland

Scotland is a relatively vast country for the number of people who call it their home and offers a wide range of activities for people who love to do all kinds of different things. There is no shortage of fun things to do both indoors and outside, and the limit of the things you can choose to entertain you on a week’s break are limited only by your time and your imagination.

We have a few different ideas to get you thinking about how you can spend a week’s break in Scotland. Take a look through and see if it fires your imagination or go to our General Tour of Scotland page.

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Seven Unusual Places to Visit in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland is a glorious place, steeped in history, myths and legends, there’s a lot to see and do on a visit there. Organising a trip takes a bit of planning but its well worth it as there’s so much to see, with extraordinary, inspirational locations paired to stunning coastlines and landscapes. Northern Ireland also offers visitors to its shores one of the warmest and friendliest of welcomes ever.

Below are seven unusual places to visit in Northern Ireland that you should not miss out seeing.

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Golfing Trips in the South West of Ireland

The south west of Ireland is a glorious area of the country to visit and if you happen to be a golfing fan, its one destination that always lives up to its promise and reputation. There’s a very good reason why this region is one of the most popular golfing destinations around. Firstly, visitors are guaranteed the warmest of Irish welcomes no matter where they choose to stay and secondly, the area boasts being home to some of the world’s most coveted links which makes golfing trips in the south west of Ireland a glorious experience not to be missed.

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England’s Choice Retail Therapy: The Best Experience Ever

For decades, London has been a fabulous shopping destination attracting visitors from far afield for a little of the best retail therapy on the planet. However, in these modern times other areas, cities and towns now boast an exceptional experience where shopping is concerned whether it’s an antique hunting jaunt in the fabulous Cotswolds or a more sedate wander through Brighton’s famous “lanes”.

Getting Lost in Gloriously Vast Shopping Malls
One shopping mall that springs to mind when on the lookout for designer wear is London’s Westfield shopping centre. Right in the heart of Shepherds Bush, it’s a one-stop shopper’s delight.

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Highlights of a Trip to Skye

The lovely Isle of Skye has a lot to boast about when it comes to natural beauty, so much so the Vikings referred to it as “Cloud Island” because it is often shrouded in mists at certain times of the year. However, the scenery is simply breath-taking with gleaming lochs, rugged mountains and majestic cliffs that fall down to the sea. On top of all the natural beauty there’s so much more to see and do which includes taking a tour around the many castles, the warm and welcoming pubs and restaurants as well as the wonderful crofting museums. These are just some of the tourist highlights of a trip to Skye.

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Mystical Ireland – Myths, Legends and Mysterious Ancient Sites

The Emerald Isle is one of the places on the planet that’s steeped in myths, legends and stories about leprechauns. There’s a warm welcome awaiting everyone who arrives on these shores which makes it such a delightful place to explore. Ireland boasts some of the oldest sacred sites on the planet with some being even older than the pyramids of Egypt so it’s no wonder that visitors want to travel to such a fascinating and beautiful destination.

If a tour of Mystical Ireland interests you please have a look at our package.

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An adventure holiday in Scotland

If your version of the perfect getaway involves adrenaline-pumping sports like white-water rafting and rock climbing or exploring majestic landscapes on your mountain bike, then you are sure to love Scotland and everything it has to offer. Here we will take a look at some of the best places to visit and things you can get up to on your trip

Fife – For the Golfers
If you want to escape the hustle and bustle of city, head straight to Fife to start your Scottish adventure. Fife boasts a beautiful natural setting, with fascinating wildlife, quaint fishing villages and a pretty coastal path where you can take long, romantic strolls. If you are into your watersports, you’ll be pleased to here that Fife is home to some of the top sailing and water sport centres in the country.

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Organising a Superb Girly Getaway in Scotland

If you’re planning a girly “getaway” and not sure just which UK destination would suit your group the best – heading north of the border to Scotland offers a lot more than just beautiful scenery. In Glasgow alone you’ll find spectacular shopping experiences and then there’s the choice of 5 star spas where you can be pampered to your heart’s content. The city is bustling with wonderful cafés where you can all indulge yourselves supping on creamy cappuccinos whilst people watching in true European style. Glasgow is a superb city; it’s warm, welcoming and a lot of fun.

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Play Ireland’s Magnificent 7

Thinking of planning a golfing trip to Ireland? We bet all of the classic golf courses like Lahinch Old, Ballybunion Old, and Royal County Down are all on your list of places to play. Whilst the classics are classics for good reasons, Ireland is home to many other fantastic golf courses that are truly hidden gems. Here we will take a look at seven of Ireland’s less famous golf courses that are magnificent, yet often overlooked by visiting golfers.

The Magnificent 7
The golf courses that make up the magnificent 7 are all located on the Wild Atlantic Way route of Northwest Ireland. They are some of the best golf courses in the country in terms of both their designs and spectacular scenery. Another reason why they are considered ‘magnificent’ is that the green fees are much cheaper than some of the more sought after Irish gold courses. Below we have taken a closer look and what makes these seven golf courses so great.

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