Golfing in England
England is well-known for its tennis tournaments but also has a lot to offer for those who’d like to play a good game of golf in the UK. With its different landscapes in every part of the country golfing in England offers the Ryder Cup heritage site The Belfry as well as professional golf courses in the wonderful scenery of Devon and Cornwall. The British Open golf courses of Saunton situated in the South West of England as well as the Royal St Georges are reason enough to visit England for a golfing trip. Golfing holidays can be combined with hiking and cycling trips and if you choose to play golf in Cornwall you will be pleasantly surprised by the clean and sunny beaches such as the beach in Porth Curno near Lands’ End. Ashbury Golf Hotel Course Golf Destinations
The Royal St Georges golf course is, like many courses in the UK, a course with a great history. English golf is unmistakeably linked to history and this course is known for the famous win of golfer Ben Curtis in 2003. St Georges plays an important part in the UK Open Championship and is known to be one of the most difficult link courses to complete in England. Golfing in England is a unique experience if you play a game at the courses of St Anne’s and Lytham. The open courses surrounded by old trees and beautiful scenery lean to one side making the course a difficult one to conquer. The Lytham course offers a challenging Par 3 and the 16 will always been known as golf player Seve’s ‘car park shot’. Climate Golfing in England
is possible between the months of May and September when the average temperatures typically lie between 15 and 26C. The south west coast of Cornwall knows a milder climate and has less rain. Even though the UK has a reputation for bad weather, the actual climate is much more stable than people may think, especially during the golfing season. Accommodation
Situated in Southport, in an area known as the UK Gold Coast, you will find accommodation with access to great golf courses with luxury dining and spa treatments. A fine example of this level of service is the Prince of Wales hotel in Southport. Devon, a county offering great scenery and a somewhat less rugged landscape than Cornwall and which has many cottages for self-catering accommodation. If you want great service the Westward seaside resort has many smaller hotels and plenty of entertainment, pubs and beaches for a family break. Food
Luxury dining has been taken to a new level in recent years. Many top chefs have opened so-called gastro pubs where top quality food is served in a relaxed atmosphere. Every golf course comes with its own restaurant and menus vary from typical English dishes such as steak and kidney pies and fish and chips to 4 course French cuisine menus.