The village and parish of Kingsbarns in Scotland lies near the eastern coast of Fife, in an area known as the East Neuk, 6.5 miles southeast of St Andrews and 3.6 miles north of Crail.
The name derives from the area being the location of the barns used to store grain before being transported to the Palace at Falkland.
One of the many delights of Kingsbarns Links is that you can see the North Sea from virtually every part of the course.
Looking out over the expanse of the North Sea, the masterpiece that is Kingsbarns is quickly becoming legend.
In spite of its youth, Kingsbarns Golf Links is talked about in the same breath as famous names like Muirfield, Pebble Beach, and the Old Course.
Perhaps the most celebrated course of the 21st Century, Kingsbarns is now considered to be one of the best layouts in the world.
Located just 20 minutes down the coast from St Andrews Links, a visit to Kingsbarns is an essential part of any bucket list on your Scottish golf pilgrimage.
The most popular option is to stay in one of the great hotels in the St Andrews area and enjoy the coastal drive on your way to a round of golf you will never forget.