Nestled on the rugged east Fife coast, Old Course Hotel offers an unparalleled five-star experience in the historic town of St Andrews, Scotland. Beyond its famed position at the 17th hole of golf’s most famous course, Old Course, where linksmen converge year-round, discover the charms that transform this coastal haven into the ultimate Scottish getaway for winter.

At the heart of the hotel lies the award-winning Kohler Waters Spa, the sole Kohler Waters Spa operating in the UK. Recently refurbished, this exclusive haven of tranquillity accentuates the therapeutic benefits of water, mirroring the healing properties found in the earth’s mineral-rich waters. Offering a range of bespoke treatments designed to revitalise both body and spirit, this sanctuary promises winter wellness of the utmost purity.

With eight bars and restaurants to choose from, Old Course Hotel is a culinary destination that reflects the diversity and richness of the region. Locally sourced Scottish produce is celebrated at each venue, from elegant dining at the Road Hole Restaurant to pub fare at The Jigger Inn. Ascend to the fourth floor of the hotel to the Road Hole Bar, for spectacular views of the golf courses and the expansive sea beyond, along with a choice of over 300 whiskies from global distilleries. As well as tasting locally produced spirits here, tours are available at nearby distilleries such as Eden Mill and Kingsbarns.

When it’s time to explore, you couldn’t be better situated to enjoy the charming and picturesque town of St Andrews. The Old Course Hotel is just a short walk from the town centre, which boasts cobbled streets lined with independent shops, cafés, restaurants and cosy pubs. Immerse yourself in its rich history with a visit to the ancient castle and cathedral ruins, and walk along the stone pier, which reaches far out into the North Sea. With its rich history and exquisite natural beauty, St Andrews is the perfect destination to relax, unwind and explore. Visitors can also explore the famous West Sands beach and Fife Coastal Path, taking in the stunning scenery and breathing in the rejuvenating sea air.

Getting there

Travel direct from London Kings Cross to Leuchars (10 minutes’ drive from the hotel) for a seamless journey along the UK’s east coast. Regular direct flights also operate from London Heathrow to Dundee Airport, taking just over an hour, with a short transfer of 30 minutes to St Andrews through the Scottish countryside.

Winter offers

Make the most of your stay and extend your trip with the hotel’s winter offer – buy 3 nights, pay for 2 – enabling you to experience in full all that Old Course Hotel and St Andrews has to offer.