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Golf in Galloway

Golf in galloway on one of our iconic courses

There are over 30 Golf Courses in Dumfries & Galloway. From championship links at Southerness & Powfoot to the well manicured greens at the Dumfries & County plus a variety of of testing 9 hole courses, such as our local course at New Galloway, for the higher handicapper or beginner.

Please look at the list of local courses to help you to choose the courses you may wish to play then book your stay at Brookford B&B.


  • New Galloway (9 holes - 3 miles from Brookford) - Hilly Moorland but the views over Loch Ken and the surrounding countryside are magnificent.
  • Castle Douglas (9 holes - 13 miles from Brookford) - A 9 Hole parkland course in Castle Douglas.
  • Thornhill (18 holes - 21 miles from Brookford) - Moorland/Parkland nestling in the hills of picturesque Nithsdale. Original 9 by Willie Fernie in 1893.
  • Kirkcudbright (18 holes - 22 miles from Brookford) - The gentle slopes of Kirkcudbright Golf Course reward the golfer with magnificent panoramic views over the Galloway Hills and the Dee Estuary.
  • Newton Stewart (18 holes - 22 miles from Brookford) - A good parkland/moorland course with spectacular scenery.Enjoyed by all.
  • Dumfries & County (18 holes - 27 miles from Brookford) - Willie Fernie designed this lovely Parkland course which is always in excellent condition.
  • Colvend (18 holes - 27 miles from Brookford) - A picturesque course overlooking the Galloway Hills and across the Solway to the Lake District.   
  • Brighouse Bay (18 holes - 27 miles from Brookford) - Nestling beautifully on the Solway Coastline, with views that take your breath away to the Isle of Man.
  • Dumfries and Galloway (18 holes - 27 miles from Brookford) - Good Parkland course and very busy in season. Two new holes recently open with water features.
  • The Pines (18 holes - 28 miles from Brookford) - Just on the by-pass at Dumfries, this 'pay & play' course has excellent practice facilities - driving range, large putting green & chipping area.
  • Southerness (18 holes - 35 miles from Brookford) - Mackenzie Ross designed this excellent Championship Links, ranked 76 in Golf World's top 100.
  • Wigtownshire and County (Glenluce) (18 holes - 37 miles from Brookford) -  Lovely Links overlooking Luce Bay and always in good condition.
  • Creachmore (Stranraer) (18 holes - 48 miles from Brookford) -  The last course that James Braid designed overlooking Loch Ryan and the in/outgoing Ferries.
  • Portpatrick (Dunskey) (18 holes - 53 miles from Brookford) - Links type course set on high cliffs overlooking the Port with great views over the Irish Sea -on a good day you can see the Mountains of Mourne.

For more information about Golf in Dumfries and Galloway, please visit:

VisitScotland.com - Golf in Dumfries and Galloway


If you want to find out about arranging a round of golf at New Galloway, please visit:

New Galloway Golf Club