Want to ditch your clubs for a few days?
Below are a few of our favourite non golfing activities that you can add to your tour.
If you are looking to book a completely non-golf tour on your vacation to Scotland, or want a full list of non golfing
activities, simply visit our sister site Drumscot.
If you have any questions or wish to add any activities to your tour, simply mention them in your quotation request or
contact us for more information.
“Craigievar Castle” wrote one leading travel writer “is the archetypical fairy tale castle topped with an extravaganza of corbelled tower, intricately stepped gables and sculptural and crown-like balustrades.” See for yourself! It commands a hillside south of Alford, built in 1626 and possibly the finest most complete example of Scottish 17th century castellated architecture. The […]
Crathie Kirk is a small Church of Scotland parish church which is united with neighbouring Braemar to form a single parish with two places of worship. Surrounded by spectacular scenery this is a must when visiting the North East of Scotland. The church was completed in 1895 and boasts stunning architecture in Gothic revival style […]
Macnaughtons of Pitlochry
Located in the heart of Highland Perthshire, Pitlochry is a beautiful small town with lots to see and do. Admire the spectacular scenery and enjoy a wander around the Pitlochry Dam and Fish Ladder walk before heading into the quaint town centre. Here you’ll find Macnaughtons, one of Scotland’s oldest retail establishments. With retailing excellence […]
Road trip to Glencoe via Port Appin
A road trip is a great way to discover the wonders of Scotland at your own pace. Port Appin is a quaint little fishing village that is worth a visit before heading to Glencoe. If you have time, you can hire bicycles and explore the area. Make sure to take your camera and get a photograph […]
Loch Etive Cruises
Loch Etive is one of Scotland’s most atmospheric lochs in the heart of the Highlands surrounded by distinctive countryside and towering mountains. The beautiful scenery is seen by very few due to its almost landlocked position. With no roads through this dramatic valley it is often missed by many. Be sure to experience this truly […]
This partially ruined castle near Oban sits on a large rock and is surrounded on three sides by the sea. Dating back to the 13th century it is one of Scotland’s oldest stone castles. Along with it’s exceptional architectural refinement the castle has a wealth of history to match. The castle was built at the height […]
Inverawe Fisheries and Smokery
While witnessing the breath-taking landscapes of West Scotland take some time to visit Inverawe Smokery and Fisheries. Set at the foot of Ben Cruachan with views over River Awe into Glen Lonan this popular attraction has something for everyone. Boasting three trout lochs and a salmon river, a days fishing is a must, with instructors […]
Glenkinchie Whisky Distillery
It is Scotland’s most southern malt whisky distillery. Founded in 1837 in a peaceful, pastoral place with its own bowling green; a country trip as well as a whisky tour. One of the United Distilleries classics, Glenkinchie is located at Pentcaitland near to Haddington.
The Bass Rock
The Bass Rock is a famous island located in the outer part of the Firth of Forth, just east of North Berwick. Due to its large population of North Atlantic gannets, David Attenborough has described the island as ‘ One of the Twelve Wildlife Wonders of the World’. With over 80.000 nests occupied by gannets […]
The home of the Duke of Hamilton. It features a 14th century keep originally built for Maitland for Lethington, Secretary of State to Mary, Queen of Scots. Houses a unique collection of Mary Queen of Scots momentoes, including paintings, jewellery and the famous Silver Casket – this one contained forged letters with implicated her in […]
Royal Lochnagar Distillery
While in the area exploring Balmoral Castle why not visit Royal Lochnagar Distillery for a tour to discover how Scotch Whiskey is made. You will even get the opportunity to try a dram of the award-winning Royal Lochnagar 12 Year Old Single Highland Malt. After the tour browse Lochnagars Malt Whiskey shop which sells the rarest of malts […]
You may want to visit the beautiful gardens and ruins of this castle which is situated just opposite your hotel. It is a romantic castle dating from the 13th century with 15th to 17th century additions. First besieged in 1298 by Edward I. Destroyed in 1650. The adjoining gardens include an early 20th century Arts […]
The House of Bruar
The House of Bruar is a roadside emporium and shopaholic honeypot on the A9 north of Blair Atholl. General Harrods in the north feeling, and the food is good with a large number of Scottish cheeses, and Mackays ice cream available. Waterfalls nearby for more spiritual sustenance.
Blair Castle, at Blair Atholl is a most impressive sight from the A9. Hugely popular, with almost a holiday camp atmosphere. Numbered rooms are chock-full of ‘collections’: costumes, toys, plates, weapons, stag skulls, walking sticks – so many things! Upstairs the more usual stuffed apartments including the Jacobite bits. Home to Britain’s only private army.
Edradour Whisky Distillery
Edradour Whisky Distillery in Pitlochry claims to be the smallest in Scotland, producing single malts for blends as well as the House of Lords’ own brand since 1825. Guided tour of charming cottage complex every 20 minutes.
Balmoral has been the Royal Family’s holiday home through seven generations since 1852. The present castle is the third Balmoral, and has become one of the more famous buildings in the world. The laying of the foundation stone for the present building in 1858 followed design ideas put forward by Queen Victoria’s husband Prince Albert […]
Private Dinner on the Royal Yacht Britannia
She is one of the most famous vessels in the world and not to mention one of the most beautiful. The Royal Yacht Britannia is berthed in Edinburgh’s historic port of Leith and Drumgolf can arrange for you to have the once in a lifetime opportunity of dining where Kings and Queens and Heads of […]
Meet A Ryder Cup Star
For the real golf enthusiasts, this is a once in a lifetime opportunity which should not be missed. Join European tour professional & former Ryder Cup Player Andrew Coltart who Represented Europe at Brookline in 1999 playing Tiger Woods in the singles for a one-on-one personalised teaching programme at the start of your itinerary to […]
Loch Ness Highland Golf Cruise
What better way to add a bit of spice to your vacation than to incorporate a golf cruise into your itinerary, where you can enjoy the exceptionally sheltered conditions in the Inner Inverness Firth, Caledonian Firth and Loch Ness. Board the Scotia W, a converted traditional fishing boat which is fully crewed with a skipper, […]
Drop Off The Tourist Trail
Scotland has no shortage of quiet, secluded locations and should you be looking for a few days to get away from the golfing aspect of your trip we would be delighted to incorporate into your itinerary a stay at one of a selection of charming, traditional hotels to be found in our beautiful countryside. Here is a […]