traigh

Traigh Golf Course, Arisaig, is set in arguably the most scenic spot in Scotland. With views out over the sea to the Hebridean Islands of Eigg,  Rhum and Skye, you will not be able to concentrate on your golf !

traigh beach

The beaches of Arisaig were made famous when they featured in the 1983 film "Local Hero" about an American oil executive who was sent to a village in Scotland.  The film was produced by David Puttnam, directed by Bill Forsyth and starred Peter Riegert, Burt Lancaster, Denis Lawson and Fulton Mackay with music by Mark Knopfler.

playing traigh

Traigh is a 9 hole Links Course.

It has :

  • Par/SSS: 68/65
  • Yards: 2456

history of traigh

The course was founded in 1900 and was then further improved in the early part of the 1990s. It was redesigned by respected golf architect Mr John Salvesen, with assistance from Mr James MacDonald, head greenkeeper at Royal Lytham & St Annes, who lives locally.

staying nearby

Triagh Golf Club is 2 miles north of Arisaig on A830 Fort William-Mallaig road. Contact Details: Tel: 01687 450337

There is a hotel in Arisaig, "The Arisaig Hotel" as well as hotels in Morar and Mallaig. There is also a wide selection of Hotels in Fort William.

things to see in the area

The West Highland railway line which runs from Fort William to Arisaig is a famous scenic railway journey which has magnificent views out to the Western Isles and also crosses the Glenfinnan viaduct. In the summer months a steam train runs on the line from Fort William to Arisaig and in fact the train featured in the Harry Potter movies as the Hogwart's Express, with filming taking place on the railway line here.