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UK Winter Golf Breaks

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UK Winter Golf Breaks

Why take a Winter Golf Break in the UK

Winter golfing in the UK is a great option for those seeking a fantastic value golf break. Whether it is playing a Championship golf course at a reduced deal, enjoying a quieter course or relaxing in a lovely hotel with a warming dinner, getting out on the course at this time of year is something that'll be sure to get your game ready for the golfing year.

Most golfers seeking some winter golf will head to the coasts of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland in search of a fast-running golf experience, with links courses a particular treat at this time of year. So, tick off an amazing Open Championship venue at the likes of Prince's in Kent, Royal Liverpool on The Wirral or Trump Turnberry in Ayrshire for less this winter.

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BEST WINTER GOLF DESTINATIONS UK - With Mark Crossfield, Coach Lockey & Co

What is the best thing about going on a winter golf break?

We asked some Your Golf Travel customers about what they thought the best reasons to go on a golf trip in the winter was, the saving and discount to enjoy was the top pick!

Reasons for a Winter Golf Break

  1. Cheaper Golf Courses
  2. Quieter Golf Courses
  3. Great Links Golf
  4. Practice for Summer
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UK Winter Golf Break Offers

Destinations for Winter Golf Breaks in the UK

The UK is home to some fantastic golf breaks to enjoy each Winter. We asked YouTube stars, Mark Crossfield, Coach Lockey, Dan Hendriksen and our very own YGT Rory to give us their top picks for where to play when golfers start searching for their bobble hats, rather than their sun tan lotion.

Mark Crossfield opted for a trip up to Turnberry in Ayrshire to experience what many believe to be the best links course in the UK, The Ailsa. Coach Lockey headed to Bournemouth where golfers will find a host of incredible heathland layouts including Parkstone, Ferndown and Broadstone. Dan Hendriksen went for the famed South West of England where you'll get to play some fantastic links courses that many consider to be amongst the UK's hidden gems. YGT's Rory decided that Kent is home to the best golf breaks in the UK with the Open Championship trio of Prince's, Royal Cinque Ports and Royal St George's, with only England's North West competing for proximity to Open Championship venues.

With a wealth of winter golf breaks to enjoy in the UK, now is the perfect time to pack your clubs up and head onto the fast running fairways on offer across the UK.

Top Winter Golf Courses in the UK

Those seeking some top quality golf in the UK will be hard pressed to top the likes of Lincolnshire's Woodhall Spa, with it's famed Colt-designed Hotchkin Course, Cheshire's Royal Liverpool, which can count Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods amongst it's most recent Open Championship winners, East Lothian's Muirfield, a 16-time Open Championship host and Royal Porthcawl in South Wales, a course which has hosted a wealth of Championships including The Amateur Championship, The Walker Cup and most recently The Senior Open Championship.

These courses are sure to provide you with a great test of golf this winter. You'll be met with an incredible Championship layout, fast-running fairways and discounted access to the course during the winter season.

Cheap / Value Winter Golf Breaks in the UK

Winter golf breaks can be enjoyed for a lot less than you'd think. With many golf courses and resorts actively seeking golfers to enjoy their facilities during the winter season, booking a break at this time can be sensational value for money.

With former Open Championship host Prince's Golf Club, amongst the most popular destinations for a cheap winter golf break, heading down to Kent is an incredible value for money option. Consistently top rated by Your Golf Travel customers, golfers heading to the likes of Thorpeness, Wychwood Park and Calderfields are assured a warm welcome as well as a great winter golf experience that is fantastic value for money.

Luxury Winter Golf Breaks in the UK

Those seeking some 5 star golfing experiences in the winter will enjoy a host of great options available with Your Golf Travel. Whether it is taking on former Ryder Cup hosts, and scenes of famous European victories, heading to The Home of Golf at St Andrews for The Old Course Hotel, or seeing where modern meets history at Rockliffe Hall, there are many memorable destinations to experience and uncover for luxury golf breaks this winter.

With sensational deals to be enjoyed for those combining 5 star stays with golf, book today for your chance to grab a great break for less.

Frequently Asked Questions about UK Winter Golf Breaks

Some quick questions and answer around taking a winter golf break in the UK & Ireland.

What is the best golf course for a Winter Golf Break in the UK?

There are plenty of top-rated golf courses in the UK to play this winter. Typically the best experiences are had at good draining golf courses. These are found typically at championship golf courses like The Belfry or The Celtic Manor, both of these benefit from extensive buggy paths meaning that buggies are in play more than found at typical golf courses. Other popular options are found at heathland golf courses which rain particularly well courtesy of sandy soil. Courses like Woodhall Spa or Thorpeness are popular options if wanting to play some heathland golf in the winter. The most popular option in winter is playing a links golf course, something the UK has in abundance. Whether that's in the South East playing the likes of Prince's Golf Club or Royal St George's or heading up to North West to play West Lancs, Royal Birkdale or Formby, you'll be sure to find a host of excellent links golf that provide superior playing conditions even in the winter.

How can I save on a Winter Golf Break in the UK?

A winter golf break in the UK is already discounted as this is in the low-season but if you'd like to make further savings, you'd be best placed to either stay on a Sunday night with discounts of up to 25% on a Saturday night or taking advantage of the many excellent midweek travel deals that are available.