Hole in one family holidays at Gleneagles Hotel, Scotland

Hit a hole in one with a family golfing holiday at the prestigious Gleneagles Hotel in Scotland.

World renowned as a golfing destination, Gleneagles Hotel offers luxury family accommodation, plenty of opportunities to hit the greens and a list of other activities for kids, families and grown-ups so long that you might have to consider staying a month, just to fit it all in!

Set amid gently rolling hills in the heart of Scotland, Gleneagles Hotel includes more than two hundred rooms and suites, four restaurants and a day spa however it is the enormous list of activities that gets the pulse racing. In the tradition of ‘country pursuits’, guests have access to Gleneagles’ world famous Shooting and Fishing School, the Equestrian School, the British School of Falconry, the Gundog School (the first of its kind in the world), off-road 4×4 driving on two specially developed courses and of course golf, on one of three championship links.

For families and children, Gleneagles’ has dozens of tailored activities ranging from cycling around lochs, playing polo, training a gun dog or even driving an Argo Cat on the miniature off-road driving course.

There are also special seasonal activities, all of which go far beyond the standard ‘kids club’ offerings – expect ‘Spy School’, a ‘Myths and Legends’ celebration, Boffins chemistry and science workshops, bug hunting and pond rambles, tea parties, archery, gundog lessons and a picture-perfect play room filled with traditional toys and dress-ups.

Helpfully, all of the activities available at Gleneagles for children are sorted by age group. Children as young as three can take part in golf lessons, likewise they can try their hand at riding (there’s Shetland ponies for the littlies) – kind of nice to be able to say Master Three’s golf career began at Gleneagles!

Gleneagles Hotel can accommodate families of all sizes with additional beds or cots in rooms, interconnecting rooms and adjoining rooms. Adjoining rooms can sleep up to four adults and six children.

For Bookings for Gleneagles Hotel and flights to Scotland, contact Goldman Holidays, who have an exclusive bunch of benefits for booking this property through them:

– Upgrade at time of booking, subject to availability

– Traditional afternoon tea one day during your stay

– One round of golf per room, per stay on any of the three 18 hole courses (minimum two night stay)

– Enjoy Continental or Full Scottish Breakfast which is included in the Gleneagle’s room rates

– Complimentary parking for duration of stay

Katrina Whelen

Katrina studied planning and design, did the hard yards working in a big office building and then traded it all in for a relaxing (!) life at home with four children. She now fills her time with writing, completing a degree in genetics and taxiing her children around Melbourne to their various sporting commitments (not necessarily in that order).

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