Frequently asked questions about Golf Breaks in the UK & Ireland
How many golf courses are there in the UK?
There are around 2980 golf courses in the UK & Ireland, England has around 1870, Scotland about 560, Ireland about 405 and Wales 145. Some of the most well known courses include: Ballybunion in South West Ireland, Royal Troon in Ayrshire, Royal St Georges in Kent, Royal Lytham St Annes in Lancashire, Muirfield in East Lothian, Turnberry in Ayrshire, Carnoustie near Dundee, Royal Birkdale and St Andrews.
Can I include Spa treatments on a UK Golf Break?
Golf and Spa breaks in the United Kingdom are very popular with couples and friends. Most resorts offer access to a spa on-site, which is ideal. Some of the most popular golf and spa breaks are found at the award-winning Gleneagles in Scotland, the stunning Rockliffe Hall in the North East of England with its luxury spa combined with one of the longest golf courses in Europe. Those heading into Wales will find great spa options at past Ryder Cup venue The Celtic Manor and the ever-popular Vale Resort near Cardiff. While Ireland provides superb spa breaks at the likes of The K Club and Carton House near Dublin as well as the likes of Galgorm Castle and Lough Erne in Northern Ireland.
What locations provide great nightlife while on a UK Golf Break?
Bournemouth, Nottingham, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow and London all have a lot of options for nightlife after a day on the golf course.
The good news is that Scotland has amazing nightlife to offer to golfers. But it isn’t the countryside that has the best bars and clubs. There are actually three cities that make the best UK golf breaks. They are Edinburgh, Glasgow and Manchester. Chill out with a few pints in Edinburgh or Glasgow. Manchester has a club scene that you can’t miss. The choice is yours, and Scotland has a lot to offer with the best craic, as they say.
What is the price of a golf break in the UK?
Golf Breaks in the UK start from £45 per person to over £1000, depending on the exclusivity of the golf course and quality of the accommodation. Whatever your budget and handicap, our golf travel experts will be happy to assist. Whether it is an Open Championship host, Ryder Cup venue or even a hidden gem, we're available to find the perfect fairway for you.