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testing 18 hole golf course

situated on the solway coast

WE would like to thank all our members/guests/ visitors and sponsors for a very successful 2018 and look forward to seeing you again in 2019!

Colvend Golf Club was founded in 1905. The principal architect was Willie Fernie.   The course was re-designed in 1985 by architect Dave Thomas, and was extended to 18 holes in May 1997 when the principal architect was John Souter of GTI. The renowned golfer and TV commentator Peter Alliss also had a hand in its design.

Nothing stands still, and our Centenary Project (2005) was to improve the course with adjustments to the 12th hole and the introduction of a new 15th and 16th. These were designed in-house and the new layout opened for play in 2007. Our testing eighteen hole parkland layout is situated on the gorgeous Solway Coast, conveniently located between Dumfries and Dalbeattie, and amongst the holiday destinations of Southerness, Kippford, Rockcliffe and Sandyhills with their abundant range of accommodation.  The course provides views over the Solway Firth to the Cumbrian Fells and, on a clear day, offers a glimpse of the Isle of Man.

Some of the holes offer challenging water features, and tree lined fairways abound. We are particularly proud of our large Oaks and other hardwood trees, which are significant features around the course. Be assured of a warm welcome at one of Scotland's Friendliest Clubs.

We are situated on the A710 coast road between Dumfries and Dalbeattie near Sandyhills, which is one of the safest and prettiest beaches in the South West.

We are about 6 miles from Dalbeattie, 20 miles from Dumfries (via the A710 coast road) and slightly less if you are travelling from Dumfries via Dalbeattie (A711 then A710 to Sandyhills).

For those coming up from the South use the A75 Gretna to Stranraer road and turn left at Dumfries, following the signs for the Solway Coast.

From the North use either the A77 from the west side of the country (thereafter A75 and then follow the signs for Solway Coast and Dalbeattie)
and the A74(M) from the central areas (thereafter A701 to Dumfries and follow the signs for Solway Coast and Dalbeattie).

One of the leading hotels in Dumfries & Galloway.

Prepare for a warm welcome and make the most of the excellent facilities on offer.

Conveniently located in the heart of Dumfries, with 91 ensuite rooms and suites. 

The Cairndale Hotel & Leisure Club 

is one of Dumfries and Galloway's largest privately owned hotels offering comfortableaccommodation in Dumfries.

GOLF BREAKS IN SCOTLAND For great value golfing breaks in Scotland, The Cairndale Hotel in Dumfries offers a range to choose from, combining inviting and comfortable accommodation with a host of top golf courses around the region, including our own Colvend Golf

Selkirk Arms Hotel

For golf in Kirkcudbrightshire, the Selkirk Arms in Kirkcudbright offers a range of courses to choose from, including our own Colvend Golf Club. 

The King's Arms Hotel - Castle Douglas

The hotel is the perfect base for all visitors whether it be golfers, walkers and cyclists. The hotel offers a range of courses to choose from, including our own Colvend Golf Club. 


Coastal Kippford (the new face of Kippford Holiday Park)

One of the most beautiful holiday parks in Dumfries & Galloway, South West Scotland – Open all year

Conveniently located by the lovely seaside village of Kippford on the Solway Firth and just 3 miles from Colvend Golf course.  We have a range of self-catering lodges (with and without hot tubs) and caravans for rent all year round.  Bookings are available on a weekly basis or short breaks.  Coastal Kippford is the perfect holiday location for those looking for a place of pure tranquillity who wish to avoid noisier resort locations.  Ideal for couples, families, friends… and we’re also pet friendly!

Tel: 01556 620636

Glenearly Caravan Park

Glenearly is a peaceful family-run caravan park set in the beautiful open countryside of South West Scotland. Since opening in 1999 we have maintained a 4 star award from the Scottish Tourist Board and take pride in keeping everything in first class condition for our visitors.

The site provides a peaceful haven for holidays and short breaks whether in a luxurious static caravan or for tourers, motorhomes and tents and offers first-class facilities. The level, well drained touring area is the perfect base to enjoy your holiday with all our touring pitches having 16amp electric and television hook-up.  For your comfort we have a modern toilet block which includes free hot showers. There is a launderette with washing machines, tumble dryer and washing-up facilities.  All facilities are open all year.

The town centre of Dalbeattie is a ten minute walk from the park providing a good choice of places to eat.


We always welcome new or returning members and there is no Entry Fee.  Currently there is no waiting list.

2019 Club Membership Annual Subscriptions:

Full - £395      

Country - £320      (must live outwith 30 miles from Colvend – with this membership, enjoy ½ price buggy hire!)

Armed Forces personnel - £180

Young Adult (18 - 20) - £160

Young Adult (21 - 27) - £225

Junior (under 18) - Join for FREE if you are still at school (limited to first 50 applicants)

Associate Membership - £150.   Available to any full member of another Club within 30 miles of Colvend. Ts&Cs apply


If you would like to become a member please click HERE  to download a membership form, once completed please mail to the Membership Secretary at the address on the form.    


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