This itinerary combines St. Andrews, the “Home of Golf”, with North Berwick, just east of Edinburgh and rich in great traditional championship links golf. The courses in both locations are within easy reach so that after a great day on the links you are only minutes away from the fun and atmosphere of some wonderful Scottish pubs and restaurants. You are also within 40-minutes of the City of Edinburgh, well worth a visit!
The 4 star Rusacks Hotel is within a sand wedge of the 18th hole of the famous Old Course . Stylishly remodeled with a golfing theme , Rusacks Hotel offers luxurious accommodation occupied by some of the great names in the games history . Their award-winning Rocca Bar & Grill serves fine food and drink against a backdrop of the world’s oldest golf course . Magnificent views out to sea take in St. Andrews’ West Sands, immortalized in the Oscar-winning movie ‘Chariots of Fire’ . Rusacks is unquestionably Scotland’s greatest golfing hotel. You can also get a great meal at the ‘One Under’ gastro pub – and they even have their very own sophisticated champagne and whisky bar, ‘R Bar’ – the perfect place to relax and unwind with friends.
The Marine Hotel & Spa in North Berwick is renowned for its beautiful coastal setting and glorious 19th century Victorian architecture . This North Berwick hotel is also home to the award-winning John Paul at the Marine restaurant , where you can enjoy the finest Scottish cuisine in a very Scottish setting , with views of the Firth of Forth . The Marine Hotel & Spa has been chosen by The R&A as its Headquarters for the 2013 Open Championship. The Marine Hotel offers a luxurious experience in a beautiful coastal setting.