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Kingsbarns Golf Links

Kingsbarns, St Andrews KY16 8QD, Scotland
+44 1334 460860
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First class experience

Visited with three friends and had a truly outstanding experience. Wonderful, informative and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
via mobile
the most beautiful with the gorse and its flowers: a must play

Expensive, yes. But if you look at the quality of the golf, the nice people, the respected... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Kingsbarns, St Andrews KY16 8QD, Scotland
+44 1334 460860

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited with three friends and had a truly outstanding experience. Wonderful, informative and polite staff, fantastic club house and world class golf right up there with the best in the world. Yes it's expensive, yes it can take nearly 5 hours for a round and...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Expensive, yes. But if you look at the quality of the golf, the nice people, the respected etiquette and the service, it is becoming ... cheap. Absolutely to play this beauty. We had that day: a nice day, only a little bit of wind and...More

Thank andre_verbeemen
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I and another couple recently played 5 courses in Scotland. Kingsbarns was our last course to play but it ended up being our favorite. The views are incredible, the course is very well maintained and has beautiful rolling hills. In addition the...More

Thank LoveNewExperiences
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A really fantastic golf course/club, it's so great that you think you are in heaven or something like that. Today it was windy and difficult, but nice.

Thank Anders386
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

3 friends and I took a golf trip to Scotland. We played 6 terrific courses including the New and Old Courses at St. Andrews. Playing the Old Course was like being part of history it was incredible. We also played Royal Dornach, Nairn, Carnoustie and...More

Thank Dan R
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Every hole on this course is varied in its concept. Even if it wasn't set beside the North Sea, with beautiful views of varied craggy rocks and outcroppings it would still be a spectacular course. I enjoyed the typical warm Scottish hospitality of the staff....More

Thank David N
Reviewed 15 April 2017

What can you about this place that hasn't been said already, the staff are really amazing nothing is too much trouble Sue, Garry and Team thank you for making my wife's surprise complete. The course is simply stunning with some outstanding holes we were very...More

1  Thank Mark T
Audrey H, Business Development Manager at Kingsbarns Golf Links, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review Mark. We are delighted that you chose to celebrate your wife's special Birthday here at Kingsbarns and are really happy that you enjoyed your experience with us. I'll be sure to pass on your thanks to...More

Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Top 10 in the world class is the feedback we get from our customers all over the globe. The course, the caddies, the views and the overall experience including food at the bar. People travel to Scotland for the famous links courses. Well I can...More

Thank Starfish T
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Kingsbarns is one of the best courses in Scotland. It opened in 2000 and quickly established itself as a "must play" course. The layout is stunning as are the views from all of the holes. The signature holes are 12 and 15 but all the...More

1  Thank FinnyPro
Reviewed 13 November 2016

I went there as part of a group who go back to the St Andrews area every couple of years as we were all at University there. Kingsbarns is something special, if expensive so I suspect it's a one-off deal for most people who play...More

2  Thank Alex P
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Alex P
How much did it cost to build the course
23 October 2016|
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Response from DaFactor | Reviewed this property |
It's owned by a gentleman from Toronto and whatever it cost he spared no expense...
My buddies and I are planning a Scotland golf trip for fall 2016. For those who have played both, what is your opinion (if we can only choose one): Carnoustie or Kingsbarns? thanks!
10 November 2015|
Response from brent m | Reviewed this property |
They are two completely different experiences. Carnoustie is flat and the course is very much part of the local community. It's like a walk in the park. It was challenging, yet fair. If you are a fan of the history and... More