The most popular destinations for UK and Ireland golf breaks can be found at the likes of St Andrews in Scotland, The Belfry in England, The Celtic Manor in Wales and The K Club in Ireland. Whether your next golf trip is seeking some Championship links at an Open Championship venue or a golf weekend at an award winning resort, the UK and Ireland is hard to beat in terms of quality and experience.
Best Golf Resorts for UK Golf Breaks
Our recommended UK golf breaks for 2020
- The Belfry, Midlands, UK
- Celtic Manor Resort, Wales, UK
- Gleneagles, Scotland, UK
- Trump Turnberry Resort, Scotland, UK
- East Sussex National, Sussex, UK
- Fairmont St Andrews, Scotland, UK
- The Vale, Wales, UK
- Belton Woods, Lincolnshire, UK
- Marriott St. Pierre, Wales, UK
- Druids Glen, Ireland, UK
- The K Club, Ireland
- Carton House, Ireland
Weekend Golf Deals, Short Break Special Offers & Golf Days
Those seeking a golfing weekend or short break in the UK are best placed to check out a range of special offers that are available. The most popular special offer is found by travelling on a Sunday. These Sunday Driver deals are significantly discounted to include not only a Sunday night stay but golf on both the Sunday afternoon and Monday morning. These deals can see you playing the very best golf courses, such as The Brabazon course at The Belfry or The Twenty Ten at The Celtic Manor for savings of up to 50% on staying on a Friday or Saturday night. Bag yourself a money saving bargain break by taking advantage of special offers that can be enjoyed by travelling as a group with numerous golf courses and hotels offering free places for groups or societies of 8 or more people. These vary but a lot of golf resorts will offer 1 in 8, 1 in 12 or 1 in 16 free, please speak to your golf consultant at Your Golf Travel for more information.
Last Minute Golf Breaks in the UK
Need a fairway in a hurry? Well not only can this satisfy your golfing desires but also see you make a saving as well. Your Golf Travel has a host of last minute UK golf breaks, available to book instantly online but be quick to take advantage of them as these deals are often limited and when they're gone, they're gone!
Golf and Spa Breaks in the UK
The UK is home to a wealth of fantastic golf and spa destinations. The likes of Gleneagles, The Old Course Hotel, Trump Turnberry are well recommended for those wanting a golf and spa break in Scotland, whilst those visiting England can enjoy memorable experiences at Rockliffe Hall in the North East, Bovey Castle in the South West or Whittlebury Hall in the Midlands. Those venturing to Wales will be greeted by a wide-variety of leisure activities at The Celtic Manor and The Vale, whether it is golf or spa on the agenda both parties are sure to have a fantastic experience.
Golf in UK & Ireland
Popular golf resorts in England include Slaley Hall, Forest Pines, Belton Woods, Carden Park, Old Thorns Manor Hotel and Macdonald Portal while the golf courses in England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales consistently feature in numerous Top 100 golf courses lists. Its rich history is evident for all to see with the likes of Open Championships, European Tour Tournaments and Ryder Cup's being hosted across the length and breadth of it. It doesn't take long to find some of fantastic championship memories and experiences with the likes of Ryder Cup's at The K Club Golf & Spa Resort, The Celtic Manor, Gleneagles, The Belfry Hotel in Sutton Coldfield and Walton Heath, Open Championships at The Old Course, St Andrews, Royal Birkdale, Royal Portrush or Carnoustie and European Tour hosts like Close House in the North East, The Grove, East Sussex National or Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club in the West Midlands.
Golf Tours and City Breaks in UK & Ireland
Golfers wanting to play the very best golf courses will be well suited to aim for a host of amazing tour venues such as Kent, which is home to 3 Open Championship courses within moments of each other in Princes Golf Club, Royal Cinque Ports and Royal St George's, The North West of England with it's championship links pedigree from the likes of Royal Lytham & St Anne's, Hillside and Royal Liverpool, Scotland's East Lothian coastline or Ireland's South West coast with the likes of Ballybunion and Lahinch providing some of the most spectacular golfing landscapes anywhere in the world.
Those seeking an inland experience will enjoy the layouts of The Berkshire, Sunningdale and Hankley Common near London or Leeds' rich golfing history including the world-renowned Moortown and Alwoodley, which was designed by Augusta National architect Alister MacKenzie.
Frequently asked questions
When is the best time for a golf break in the UK?
Summer is the peak season for golf in the UK, when the warmer weather entices golfers of all degrees to hit the fairways. This demand results in higher green fees, so if you’re looking for value, the autumn and spring seasons may appeal. For a real bargain, we suggest taking advantage of our Sunday Specials with exceptional value to be had on overnight breaks.
Where to play golf in the UK?
The UK is home to numerous Top 100 Golf Courses, the best golf resorts in the UK are The Belfry (England), Celtic Manor Resort (Wales), Gleneagles (Scotland), Trump Turnberry Resort (Scotland), East Sussex National (England), Fairmont St Andrews (Scotland), The Vale (Wales), Belton Woods (England), Marriott St. Pierre (Wales), Druids Glen (Ireland), The K Club (Ireland) and Carton House (Ireland). Some of the best golf courses in the UK include Royal County Down (Championship course), Old Course St Andrews, Royal Dornoch, Trump Turnberry (Ailsa course), Royal Portrush (Dunluce Links), Ballybunion (Old course), Muirfield, Royal St Georges, Carnoustie (Championship course) and Sunningdale (Old course).
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