Great Golfing Holidays/Breaks

Activity holidays are becoming more and more popular as many of us can afford to take more than one holiday per year meaning that we can have a sunshine trip and a hobby trip annually. Fans of golf are offered many holidays that have a golfing theme whether it is exclusively a break near a golf course or a stay where a course is included on the complex. In fact the UK although a small island has more golfing venues than any other country except the US. Here we take a look at some of the golfing holidays available in the UK.

Hawkstone Park Hotel, Golf & Country Club

This beautiful hotel is surrounded by picturesque countryside offering luxury, great facilities and of course that one important feature, golf.  Set in the Shropshire heartland it is a short drive to nearby Shrewsbury so not entirely cut off from civilisation. The hotel itself has sixty six rooms and also welcomes families.

There are two great championship golf courses plus one six hole par three course at Hawkstone therefore guests can incorporate their hobby in with a secluded break in beautiful surroundings. Packages such as one night plus two rounds of golf or two nights and three rounds can be found by visiting

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The Belfry

The Belfry

Situated in the heart of Warwickshire the Belfry is popular with professional golfers and amateurs alike as it has hosted the Ryder Cup on many occasions over the years. The Belfry boasts two superb championship courses. The medieval hotel is where you will stay if you book a break at the Belfry, while you will enjoy luxurious surroundings and a wealth of great facilities to make your holiday special.

Visitors can book many different combinations of break to suit their requirements such as The Sunday Driver that incorporates one night stay with two rounds of golf or the Mid-Week Driver that offers one night plus two rounds from Monday to Friday. Guests will be assured of a warm welcome at this beautiful hotel.

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The Mere Golf Resort & Spa

The Mere

Breaks at the Mere can be booked for leisure purposes or business depending on what it is you seek. Their championship golf course set in beautiful Cheshire parkland is the ideal place to play for those passionate about golf. The resort also offers a floating golf ball driving range, two tier pitching green, putting green plus a bunker practice area, while those of us who often find themselves stuck in the bunker will find this facility very useful.

Golf tuition is also available along with a great lounge and bar meaning this resort really does offer an all-round experience for fans of golfing. Residential and non-residential breaks are available, while this great hotel offers opulence plus spa facilities making the Mere a wonderful place to book that golfing break.

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St Mellion International Resort

St Mellion International Golfing Resort

This recently improved resort is situated in sunny Cornwall and offers golf breaks, group golf breaks and academy breaks meaning there is something for most golfing enthusiasts to consider. The resort also has a health club and spa plus caters for weddings and events making a great all round provider of that all-important break.

Visitors can book into one of St Mellion’s beautiful rooms or cottages, while looking forward to playing on the Jack Nicklaus Course, while the resort receives special praise from the man himself saying what a wonderful course it is. Booking is easy just go to the website and click on the golf tab at the top of the home page that will lead you through to make your choice of golfing break.

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Dalmahoy, A Marriott Hotel & Country Club

Dalmahoy marriot country club

This superb venue was originally a manor house, while set in a beautiful Edinburgh location the club is second to none for views and location. The hotel is four stars and offers some great golfing break deals such as savings of £100 when booking rooms and golf online. The course has a driving range and putting green plus also caters for children who are interested in taking up the game and it’s totally free too!

There are two golf courses available which are the Championship East Course and the Resort West Course. Packages available include one night’s stay with two days golf plus twelfth player goes free. There are plenty of wonderful things to see in the area too so why not book your golfing package while taking in the local district at the same time.

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Hilton Templepatrick Hotel & Country Club

Hilton Templepatrick Hotel

Designed by David Jones the golf course at Hilton Templepatrick won the World Travel Awards best golf destination in Northern Ireland 2010. Packages on offer include their one night golf and pamper experience where visitors can manage their time according to their golfing needs. What could be better than a stay in a four star luxury hotel that also offers a wonderful eighteen hole golf course for the golfing enthusiast?

The resort has a great range of practise facilities, while the more experienced golfer can get involved in the many tournaments played there. The resort has a comprehensive golfing shop where visitors can buy anything golf related in terms of clothing or equipment. Events held at the Hilton include The Irish Professional Golfers Ulster Championship and The Ladies European Tour Northern Ireland. For unique deals available at Temple Patrick such as one night, two rounds plus bed and breakfast visit

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These are just some of the great golfing breaks throughout the UK. There are many more themed breaks on offer on many travel sites including the site featured in our reviews. Taking that special golfing break need not be expensive, simply shop around to find the best deal out there.