The famous West Course at North Berwick is one of the earliest courses laid out on the eastern seaboard of Scotland where the sea had receded and left in its wake sandy wastes broken and divided by channels into which the tides ebbed and flowed and where, over the centuries, a new ecology developed. This is where classic links land had its beginnings reclaimed from the sea over centuries.
North Berwick is a classic example of that early pattern and remains one of Scotland's most remarkable courses. The classic links layout along the south shore of the Firth of Forth is added by additional elements of blind shots, great ridges across fairways and even walls that have to be negotiated on more than one occasion in the round. It is charming and totally memorable.
Visitors are welcome to play the course (West Links and Wee Course) 6 days per week ex. Saturdays.
The West Links Course is a true links located on the edge of the Firth of Forth. It is a championship course having hosted many events over the years.
Playing the course is all about imagination with the sea in play on 6 holes! The beach is just one long and sometimes wet hazard if the tide is in. You will find walls in the middle of fairways a…
The Wee Course (9-holes) 2/2
Originally established in 1888 as the “Ladies’ Links” the Children’s course comprises a 9 hole Par 3 layout situated adjacent to the 15th and 16th holes on the West Links. An ideal facility for youngsters to learn the game, the course is managed by North Berwick Golf Club and maintained by the club’s greenkeeping staff.
Like its better known ne…