The Isle of Harris Golf Club
One of the Most Scenic Golf Courses in the World
The Isle of Harris Golf Club may not have any association with famous golf course designers or 18 holes but it has one of the most scenic settings in the world. The spectacular views of the renowned Harris white sands and natural barriers that make the 9 holes quite challenging even for the most experienced golfers make The Isle of Harris Golf Club one of the best places to play the game in the Outer Hebrides. According to many golfers, however, it isn’t only one of the most enjoyable golf courses in the Hebrides but the entire Britain.
The list of the club’s famous guests who enjoyed the game at its 9-hole natural links demonstrates that it is enjoyable yet challenging enough even for the most advanced golfers. In the early 1990s, the golf course hosted English professional golfer Nick Faldo who prepared here for the Masters.
About the Isle of Harris
The Isle of Harris actually isn’t an island of its own. Instead, it is a part of the Isle of Lewis and Harris, the largest and the northernmost island of the Outer Hebrides. It is one of the most visited of the Hebrides islands, attracting visitors from both Britain and abroad with its dramatic and highly varied landscape ranging from high mountain peaks to golden sandy beaches which rival the most beautiful beaches in the world. The island is also a paradise for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts but it is also home to a number of historical attractions. As a result, there is something for just about everyone to enjoy and experience.
Due to the island’s popularity with both domestic and foreign travellers, there is a wide range of accommodation which meets just about everyone’s needs and budget. However, it is worth to keep in mind that the Isle of Harris is a very popular vacation destination during the summer which is why you are recommended to make reservations well in advance.
Getting to the Isle of Harris
Just like other major islands of the Outer Hebrides, the Isle of Harris can be reached by an aeroplane and ferries. These sail from Uig on Skye and Ullapool in Wester Ross. Regardless if you decide to fly or sail to the Isle of Harris, you are recommended to make reservations as soon as possible, especially if you are planning to go golfing to The Isle of Harris Golf Club during the summer months. Due to the island’s popularity with travellers, both flights and ferries booked out very quickly.