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The Cairndale Hotel in Dumfries offers excellent value golf breaks in Scotland.

We offer a range of golfing packages to suit all abilities, you can choose the perfect break for your group.

With a wide range of golf courses in Dumfries & Galloway and Northern Cumbria we can help you choose the perfect combination of courses that will ensure a challenging and enjoyable golf break in South West Scotland.

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Meet our Golf Co-Ordinator

Brian Duguid

Brian has previously been Club Secretary at Dumfries & County Golf Club for 13 years and is a member at Castle Douglas, New Galloway and Machrihanish Golf Clubs. He has been involved at various levels of golf for the last 40 years and has an excellent knowledge of clubs in the region.

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'Play the Best' golfing break in Scotland gives you the opportunity to play three of the best golf courses in Dumfries & Galloway.

This Break includes 2 nights midweek Dinner, Bed & Breakfast accommodation (April - September), 3 rounds of golf, two Links & one Parkland course Southerness, Powfoot and Dumfries & County, with complimentary use of the Hotel's Leisure facilities.

From £259.00 per person in shared accommodation (Apr & Oct)

From £297.00 per person in shared accommodation (May to Sep)

(Please note weekend supplements apply)

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"The Birdie Trail" golf package is ideal for golfers of all abilities. Play 3 rounds of golf from 5 specially selected courses around the region where each course offers a challenge to golfers of all levels in picturesque surroundings. Also included in this golfing package is 2 nights Midweek Dinner, Bed and Breakfast with complimentary use of The Cairndale Hotel's leisure facilities.

Courses included in this package (choose 3 courses from the below):
- Dumfries & Galloway Golf Course
- Lochmaben
- Thornhill
- Moffat
- Colvend

From £239.00 per person in shared accommodation April & October (midweek).

From £259.00 per person in shared accommodation May to September (midweek)

(Weekend Supplements apply)

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Southerness is a championship quality, natural links golf course which provides an excellent challenge for all levels of golfer. The course is situated in a fantastic part of South West Scotland located between the beauty of Criffel to the North and the shimmering Solway Firth to the south which leads to panoramic views of Cumbrian and Galloway hills and, on a good day, the Isle of Man. The clubhouse and staff provide a warm welcome and the first class facilities enhance the visitor experience.

The course hosted the 2021 Scottish Amateur Strokeplay Championships.

Southerness was designed by McKenzie Ross and opened for play in 1947 and has now been managed by the current Head Greenkeeper for over 25 years. This period of stability has produced a superb golf course which has earned an enviable reputation and has hosted many national and international events over the past 30 years.

The course terrain is level allowing for easy walking with no hills to climb. It is totally remote from large centres of population which gives a feeling of being well away from the rat race. This is enhanced by the course design which means that players are seldom aware of others on the course. Members and visitors enjoy their golf all year round.

The fairways are generous and in superb condition and the greens are a delight to putt on. The rough is graded from light to punishing. A good drive will be rewarded but beware the wild hook or slice since you might not see your ball again. Southerness will test the skill of champions and give pleasure to all – a true hidden gem.

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