Scotland may be the birthplace of golf, but the picturesque running in Scotland was my personal highlight.
Don’t get me wrong, the golf was breath taking … but as a newbie golfer I struggle to enjoy my surroundings as I focus on my game. (See below … head down and laser focus on that tiny ball!)
But the running … oh the running. Early morning around the Loch before the golfers took over the grounds was something I will never forget.
I managed to squeeze in 2 days of running.
One was refreshing – with a typical Scottish mist and an overcast sky
The second was on a rare day of sunshine. Blue skies, a glassy lake and bright green grass. Heavenly.
As you can see, my outfits were quite different from day to day. When the sun breaks through, the temperature was glorious … but most commonly its a bit damp in Scotland. I would suggest bringing a light rain layer for your run
A golf course is a beautiful place to run, but it can be dangerous. Check with the pro shop as to when its safe for you to run. Many of them will suggest a route that is the safest and hours that are not as busy.
Tell me! Have you been to Scotland? I can’t wait to go back! There was so much to do and explore!
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