Kilspindie Golf Club

Aberlady, Scotland

Nevermind the short yardage, this sea-hugging gem is a must-play


Yardage is an arbitrary construct and getting overly hung-up on it means you’re going to miss some great experiences. Case point: Kilspindie. It’s 5,500 yards from the tips. But if the wind is blowing, that number is meaningless. But even on a calm day, Kilspindie is worth savoring. It’s holes hug the sea like few other courses in the world. It’s an wide-open but enchanting setting. And it’s close enough to Edinburgh Airport that it’s an ideal first or last day play. It’s a perfect little Scottish links gem, well worth your time.

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What To Know

Yardage & Tees

When to Play

Kilspindie is open year around. The east coast of Scotland (where Kilspindie is located) is generally drier but also slightly cooler than the west coast.

Late spring and summer is your best bet for comfortable temperatures, plenty of sunlight, and minimal wind, but good weather can be found April through October.





Greens Fees



Greens Fees

January £59 weekday, £75 weekend
February £59 weekday, £75 weekend
March £59 weekday, £75 weekend
April £59 weekday, £75 weekend
May £59 weekday, £75 weekend
June £59 weekday, £75 weekend
July £59 weekday, £75 weekend
August £59 weekday, £75 weekend
September £59 weekday, £75 weekend
October £59 weekday, £75 weekend
November £59 weekday, £75 weekend
December £59 weekday, £75 weekend

Greens fees last verified February 2019. View them on

Visitor Tee Times
Visitors may play Kilspindie seven days a week.
Book a tee time.
Rentals & Caddies

Caddies are available.

Golf carts are available.

Pull carts are available.

Electric pull carts are available.

Practice Facilities

Kilspindie has a practice green. If you need a driving range, you can likely get on Craigielaw’s, which is adjacent to Kilspindie.

Other Things To Know

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Year built: 1898

Architects: Willie Park & Ben Sayers, with later contributions from Donald Steel, Tom MacKenzie and Martin Ebert.