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Musselburgh Links, The Old Golf Course

Welcome to Musselburgh Links, The Old Golf Course

The historic, world famous Musselburgh Links is a nine hole, par 34 links golf course, located in the heart of Musselburgh, surrounded by Musselburgh Racecourse.

For a unique golfing experience, you can hire hickory golf clubs and play the game as it was in The Old Golf Course's heyday. 

For tee times and avilability contact the Golf Starter on 0131 653 5122.

Green Fees

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Dedicated Website:


Latest Coronavirus Updates

Please click on the link above for the latest updates from enjoyleisure.

Physical Distancing Measures 

The safety of customers and colleagues come first. 

We have been constantly monitoring the latest Government advice surrounding COVID-19, and along with guidance issued by the Scottish Golf and the R&A, both courses have been adapted to comply with current social distancing policies.

Musselburgh Links: Social Distancing Measures PDF

We ask all of our customers to adhere to the measures in place, so that we can continue to ‘enjoy golf’ now and into the future.”

Thank you

Bill Axon,
Chief Executive, enjoyleisure.


Travel Restrictions 

The Scottish Government has introduced new legally bound travel restrictions.

Customers MUST adhere to the travel guidance and be mindful of the current restrictions when booking activities. 

Scottish Government Guidelines can be viewed here.

Golf Exemption

The Scottish Government travel restriction exemptions include travelling to play golf in a neighbouring council area provided it is within 5 miles of the county border. 

From Scottish Government Website - Travel Exemptions:

  • local outdoor informal exercise such as walking, cycling, golf, or running (in groups of up to 6 people, plus any children under 12, from no more than 2 households) that starts and finishes at the same place (which can be up to 5 miles from the boundary of your local authority area)

What does this mean for Musselburgh Links? 

The above guidance means that customers residing in East Lothian, Midlothian, Edinburgh City and the Scottish Borders Council areas can visit and play Musselburgh Links, the Old Golf Course.  


Book Tee Times Online 

We're delighted to be able to offer our golfing customers the opportunity to book Tee Times for Musselburgh Old Links, and Winterfield Golf Course online!

Bookings can be made online up to 7 days in advance.


How to Book: 

  • Customers wishing to book online must register their email address with enjoyleisure.  If you are already a member, make sure we have your email address on file.  If you are a new customer, booking for the first time, you can register online too.
  • For Golf Tee Times, only one person needs to book a tee time slot, which is then reserved for up to 4 players. 
  • With a tee time booking confirmed, additional players can be registered via phone, or on the day. 
  • All players must register with the Starter (and pay any outstanding green fees) prior to tee off.    


Online Booking Guides

Online Booking Registration Instructions webpage

"How To" Customer Guide to Online Booking. (PDF)

Online Booking Portal (direct access)


RaceCourse Fixtures 

On Race Days, the golf course closes early to allow for the final preparations of the races to take.  For health and safety purposes, no golf takes place while any activity is taking place on the racecourse.

The last tee off time available is 3 hours before the start of the first race.  For a full list of Race Fixture dates please click here: 


For more information:

Musselburgh Links, The Old Golf Course
Stables Pavilion
Balcarres Road
EH21 7SR

T: 0131 653 5122
click here to email

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