North Berwick Golf Club


Where is The North Berwick Golf Club?

The North Berwick Golf Club is situated in the heart of the town itself in East Lothian, Scotland. A true test of links golf and the 13th oldest course in the World, North Berwick GC has some spectacular vistas across our Championship course, which has been host to numerous events.   Click here to view the timeline of the Clubs history.

How do I get to The North Berwick Golf Club?

For full information on directions and transport methods to the Club click here

On arrival to the Club where should I go?

One of our Front of House Attendants will greet you at the front door to the Clubhouse where you will be given a warm, friendly welcome and brief introduction to your golfing journey at The North Berwick GC. They will then advise you of where the Starters Lodge is for pre-round registration and where to find the Pro Shop.

Can I practice before I start my round?

We do have a practice facility which is in the middle of the golf course where balls are provided through a dispenser. If you wish to utilize this facility, we kindly ask that you inform us of this prior to arrival and we will meet you there and provide directions for you to get there.

Alternatively, we have warm-up areas in close vicinity to the 1st tee in the form of nets and chipping & putting green.

Is there a dress code for the course and for the Clubhouse?

On the course we expect formal golfing attire, including the wearing of golf shoes or training shoes. The rule of thumb being if it can be purchased in a Professionals Shop then that is acceptable.

In the Clubhouse, smart jeans (no rips/ holes) and training shoes are welcome along with formal golfing attire.

Do you have handicap limitations to play the course?

As we are a true championship course the test you will face reflects this. As a result, the course is not suitable for inexperienced golfers. All golfers should have a handicap of no more than 24 for gentlemen and 36 for ladies. Please arrive at the Starters Lodge with a paper or electronic copy of your certificate.

What tees do I play from?

The starter will advise of the best tees for you to play from based on your ability. Below are the options.

Yellow Tees 4,629 yards Par 69

Red Tees 5,755 yards Par 74

Blue Tees 6,140 yards Par 71

White Tees 6,579 yards Par 71

NB Play from the White Tees is only available to players presenting a handicap of 9 or under.

Does the course have Food & Beverage purchasing options during the round?

Currently, we do not have any on-course Food & Beverage stations or carts.

Takeaway foods are available for purchase from the normal bar menu.

Can I refill my water bottle via a fountain on the course?

Yes, we have water fountains located at 1st tee, 4th / 15th tee and the 8th / 12th tee.

Are there toilets on the course?

Yes, we have gents and ladies toilets on the course.

Located at 4th hole, 9th hole and at the driving range building (between 8th & 12th tees). The code to access them is on the back of the scorecards.

What distance markers are on the course?

All sprinkler heads have distances in yards to the front, middle & back of the green.

Our Professional Shop have course yardage books for purchase which provide greater detail and are also a lovely souvenir. Have a look at the course before your arrival with our hole-by-hole guide.

How can I book?

Bookings can be made by completing an online enquiry form or by calling the Bookings Office on (+44) 01620 897143.


Visitors are welcome to play the course 6 days per week (ex. Saturdays)

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