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Spey Valley Golf

Spey Valley Golf Course

Macdonald Aviemore Resort is home to the spectacular Spey Valley championship golf course.

Recently voted one of the best in Scotland, Spey Valley features some of the most breathtaking views in the world, offering a glimpse right into the very heart of the Scottish Highlands.

Designed by Dave Thomas and host of the European Challenge Tour's Scottish Hydro Challenge from 2009 to 2018, the Spey Valley Championship Golf Course combines the challenging aspects of the sport with the unique Highlands environment, making the course an ideal venue for high-profile golf tournaments and charity fundraisers.

Not only have we been voted 'Most Picturesque Golf Course in the UK' we've also been awarded 'Scottish Highlands Golf Course of the Year 2018' by Your Golfer Magazine.

Come and visit us and see why we're award winning.

The Course

YARDS: 7153 | PAR: 72

The Spey Valley Championship Golf Course is an 18-hole course that meanders through ancient Caledonian pine forests and along the banks of the sparkling River Spey.

At 635 yards, our 5th hole is one of the longest holes in Scotland and the 6th spans a lake which has been adopted as a nesting site by a bird colony. When you reach the 12th at the start of the home stretch, the Spey Valley opens up before you like a film set, whilst the 16th presents a real challenge for even the most experienced golfer. You'll need a long, accurate tee shot to carry the water hazard and the flowering purple heather is standing by to punish a poor shot. However, the most spectacular of all has to be the 18th; with its two bunkers designed to mirror the undulating corries of the mountains beyond, this is our raison d'être.

Spey Valley Golf 15th

Join now with no joining fee and voucher pack worth £600!

Tee off at the spectacular Spey Valley golf course and enjoy no joining fee when taking out an annual membership. And as a further warm welcome to Macdonald, new members will receive an exclusive New Joiner Voucher Pack valued at £600, ensuring your new membership is packed with perks. 

  • Five day and seven day memberships available
  • Pay upfront and save
  • No winter greens

Join today from just £45 per month. Terms and Conditions* apply.

Buggy at Spey Valley Golf

Junior Golfers Play Free

Embracing golf from a young age builds skills, character, and fitness, and delivers life lessons and social connections while shaping players for bright futures on and off the course.

Macdonald Hotels proudly presents aspiring golfers the opportunity to really hone their talents free of charge, with complimentary membership for one player between the ages of 5-18 alongside a paying adult member of the same household.

  • Age ID required
  • Accompanying adult member must be a paying 5 or 7 day member
  • A second junior from the same household can join for a £99 fee
Young golfer at Hill Valler

2024 Golf Break Deals

Get ahead of the game with a 2024 golf break at Spey Valley, with 1 night and 2 night stays available from £155pp and £259pp when booking by 31st March 2024 and arriving between 1st April - 30th September 2024.

Further benefits when booking for 12 people or more include:

  • 1 in 12 goes free
  • 10% off drinks
  • Upgraded room for event organiser

Book online for up to 8 people and pay no deposit. For groups of 9 or more, enquire to book.

Group Golf Portal

April "Masters" Golf Break

Get your 2024 golf season off to the perfect start with our April “Masters” Golf Break, which includes a choice of a 1, 2 or 3 night stay in twin rooms, three-course dinner each evening, breakfast each morning, and unlimited golf from ONLY £155 per person.

  • 10% off drinks
  • 1 in 12 goes free
  • 2 free beers on us with dinner

Plus enjoy a great atmosphere whist watching the Masters in our Golfers' bars, and get chance to take part in our very own Amen Corner competition with prizes.  


Putting at Cardrona

April "Masters" Break Terms and Conditions: New business only, booked from 11th March. Must be booked before 31st March 2024 and arrive between 9th – 14th April 2024. Subject to availability (limited spaces available). Minimum group size of 8 players. 'From' price based on Sunday night stay, other dates will vary. 'From' price based on sharing twin rooms. 

Summer 2024 Golf Society Days

Our lush, green fairways invite you along for a summer's day of golfing bliss. 

Book your summer golf society day before 30th April and recieve a £100 Golf Shop Retail voucher!

  • Tea, coffee and bacon rolls on arrival
  • 18 holes of Championship Golf
  • Two-course golfers' dinner
  • Longest Drive competition
  • Nearest the Pin competition
  • Discount on prizes
  • £100 golf shop voucher when booking by 30th April

From £75* per person

*Based on April or October, other months will be higher. Package can be altered to meet client needs and budget. Based on a minimum group size of 12. Retail voucher only applicable to groups of 16 or more.  Only available on certain dates. Voucher can not be used against sale items or golf clubs. Only applicable on golf retail items (excludes hire items and food and drink) subject to availability. New business only.

Spey Valley Golf 13th

The 62 Package at Spey Valley

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Brooks Koepka's record breaking Scottish Hydro Challenge victory, golfers can benefit from the 62 Package; Spey Valley's most complete golf day yet:

From £62 per person for groups of 12 or more for mid-week golf in July and August (£20 supplement per person for weekends and dates in May, June and September) this is your chance to take on the renowned Spey Valley course, following in the footsteps of four-time major winner and course record holder, Brooks Koepka! Enquire below or call 0344 879 9048 to book your place.

11th hole at Spey Valley

The Race to Valderrama

This summer, enter the Macdonald Summer Golf Series taking place across all five of our golf hotels and you could win a seven-night golfing holiday to Spain for four - including a round on the world famous Real Club Valderrama - by playing just two events.

Win one single qualifying event at the location of your choice, and you'll be invited to take part in our Grand Final, where one talented team will win the big prize!

Play in the qualifying events for The Race To Valderrama at Spey Valley on the following dates:

  • Sunday 2nd June: Texas Scramble (£120 per team of 4)
  • Sunday 14th July: Best 2 from 4 (£120 per team of 4)
  • Sunday 18th August: Texas Scramble (£120 per team of 4)
  • Sunday 1st September: Best 2 from 4 (£120 per team of 4)

Find out more about The Race to Valderrama here.

Race to Valderrama

Corporate Golf Day Packages

Entertain your key clients and associates, or reward your star employees in the most spectacular of locations. Spey Valley is the perfect setting for your corporate golf day, with complimentary live scoring and digital leaderboard from Golf Genius (normally worth £600) included in the package price.

From £69 per player

Three golfers walk the fairway at Portal

Spey Valley Membership

Our membership packages are designed to suit the way you golf. There are options for 7-day, 5-day, couples and juniors. Plus, you'll enjoy plenty of exclusive member discounts, special offers, and preferential rates for hotel stays and golf breaks too.

  • Green fees from £75
  • 5 day membership from £435
  • 7 day membership from £515
  • Country membership from £435

Download our membership brochure here.

Want to get in touch? Call us on 01479 812920 or email golf.aviemore@macdonald-hotels.co.uk

Spey Valley 7th Hole

Corporate Memberships

Our golf courses are the perfect place to meet and treat your business clients. At Macdonald Hotels, we have the perfect corporate membership package for you.

If you're looking for a casual chat about golf days or memberships, our approachable golf team is ready to tailor a package to fit your business requirements.

Three golfers walk the fairway at Portal

Terms and Conditions

*No joining fee offer:  From Prices based on 5-day memberships; 7-day memberships also available with the offer.

For full upfront payers, voucher pack will be provided 28 days after your membership start date. A 12-month contract must be signed.

For Direct Debit payers, voucher pack will only be given after 3 months of membership sign up date. Direct Debit payment option is available at a surplus charge of 10%.

Macdonald Hotels & Resorts reserves the right to decline any applications and requires all guests to complete a membership form.

Payments made are non-refundable, non-transferrable.

Get back into the swing of it

This majestic course covers 7,153 yards of heathland, woodland, links and inland terrain - a wonderful combination of beautiful landscapes and challenging terrain.