6 Relaxing Golf Retreats to Try in the UK

Passionate golfers used to touring golf courses worldwide should consider a stay-and-play retreat in the UK. Famous for its greeneries, the British countryside offers a plethora of golf venues to enjoy endless tee time and improve your swing. 

Golf resorts with spread-out courses, Britain has everything you need to golf on your own, with friends or with family. And if you’re visiting the UK for the first time, a London tour could be the perfect addition to your journey in the country. 

The Belfry Golf Resort, England

Located outside Birmingham in the heart of the Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield, The Belfry is a world-class golf resort.

With three on-site courses, The Brabazon, PGA National and Derby, you’ll be stunned by this hideaway that has welcomed more Ryder Cups than any other venue in the world!

After playing, treat yourself to a nice dinner, rejuvenate in the spa, or wander around the resort.

East Sussex National, England

Two hours away from London, you will love East Sussex National Golf Club for its proximity to the capital and its 1100 acres of courses. An entire resort that is also home to nationwide golf competitions and owns two golf courses.

The West Course is famous in the region for its gorgeous scenery, while the East course was developed with the championship in mind – anything to challenge even the most experienced golf players!

The Arden Course, West Midlands, England

Part of the Forest Arden Marriott, set in 10,000 acres of Warwickshire parkland and ancient woodland, the Arden Course has received many professional tournaments. Its two 18-hole golf courses will please golfers of all levels.

While playing, you may also encounter the Black Fallow wild deer roaming freely around the resort! You can also enjoy some me-time at the nearby spa to relax with a wide array of treatments, fitness suites, saunas, and a whirlpool. 

Carnoustie Golf Hotel and Spa, Scotland

Located near Dundee in Scotland, the Carnoustie’s Championship course hosted the Open Championship and Dunhill Links.

Its two other courses – the Burnside and Buddon Link – will become any golfer’s new playground, with an exceptional resort offering spa facilities to unplug after tee time.

You may want to explore the surroundings further to the Highlands or visit Edinburgh on a rail tour

Celtic Manor Golf Resort, Newport, Wales

You probably heard of the Ryder Cup, which happened here! Nestled in Wales near Newport, the Celtic Manor Golf Resort is terrificwonderful for a golf stay as it’s equipped with three courses: The Twenty Ten Course (where the 2010 Ryder Cup took place), The Roman Road Course and Montgomerie Course.

In the resort, you’ll find all kinds of bars and restaurants and areas to relax.

Roe Park Resort, Northern Ireland

Award-winning Roe Park Resort is one of Northern Ireland’s best stay-and-play spots!

The resort offers an 18-hole parkland golf course, perfect for any golf enthusiast who wants to be lost in the beautiful Roe Valley Country Park while enjoying a luxury experience with views of the Causeway Coast. 

We hope these were valuable tips on which British golf resorts to try and that these getaways, should you visit any, will help you build memorable golf travel experiences in Europe.

To extend your golf journey and discover Britain more in-depth, take a look at these fantastic day tours from London, as they’re perfect for learning more about British heritage and history.