Experience the finest Welsh hospitality & much-loved classic courses
Easily reachable from across the South or Midlands, Cardiff continues to be one of our most popular group destinations thanks to its mix of high-quality golf and unbeatable nightlife. The area is also home to one of Golfbreaks’ most-loved resort destinations at The Vale. The two courses here are hugely enjoyable and the resort offers every off-course amenity you could wish for.
For those looking to travel around the area, be sure to check out Southerndown and Cardiff Golf Clubs where you’ll receive the warmest of Welsh welcomes!
Why play golf in Cardiff?
- Welsh Capital
- Great golf & nightlife
- Variety of choice
- Great for groups
A golf tour like no other in the Welsh Capital
Whether you’re after a resort group break where you can indulge in some of the UK’s best courses, spas and golf hotels, or a livelier break in the town centre, Cardiff is a fabulous option for your next trip. The town is packed with hotels, making a golf tour an easy prospect thanks to Cardiff’s proximity to a huge variety of courses!
For those looking for more of a resort-based break, The Vale boasts two fantastic courses, with The Wales National Golf Course, in particular, a true golfing test. The resort is based in the rolling Glamorgan countryside and is located just 15 minutes from Cardiff town centre for those looking to stretch their legs in the evening.
In addition to its two courses, The Vale Resort has numerous practice facilities, including a driving range which is perfect for a pre-round warm-up! Standalone courses around Cardiff include the likes of Southerndown and Cardiff Golf Club, which are fabulous additions for groups looking to extend their trip.
Most Popular Golf Resorts in Cardiff
Popular golf destinations in Cardiff
Why play Cardiff golf courses?
Rightfully ranked amongst the most popular golf break destinations we offer, golfers simply can’t go wrong when they select Cardiff as the destination for their next golfing expedition. Easily reachable by road or plane from both the north and south of the UK, Cardiff is in an ideal spot and has numerous high-quality golf courses to boot.
Notable Cardiff golf clubs include the courses at Celtic Manor Resort, an ex-Ryder Cup host, any of the courses at Celtic Manor are a pleasure to play, however, the Twenty Ten course is the absolute pinnacle. Another notable Cardiff golf course is the Wales National Course at The Vale Resort, a beautiful yet extremely long course which complements the outstanding quality of The Vale Resort perfectly.
You will also find that Cardiff has a range of great activities to do alongside the golf, from some of the most important historical and cultural sites in Wales to its extremely popular and lively nightlife scene Cardiff is a destination which has more than meets the eye.
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Where to stay on your golf break in Cardiff
Due to its overall popularity with golfers and tourists alike, accommodation in Cardiff is plentiful and some of the best in the country. Whether you want to be in the middle of the action in the city centre or if you’re craving a country escape on the outskirts, there is something for everyone and are accommodation options are bound to please.
For those looking for a quiet country escape where relaxation and taking in all the sights on Cardiff’s numerous golf courses is at the forefront of your needs, then an escape to The Vale Resort or Bryn Meadows Golf, Hotel & Spa should be right up your street. The Vale Resort is set in the beautiful Glamorgan countryside, a mere 15-minute drive from Cardiff city centre and boasts 143 luxury rooms which come with en-suite, comfortable furnishings and great ambience as standard. Not to mention the onsite AA rosette awarded Vale Grill serves up some truly astonishing cuisine for you to take in after your round.
The Bryn Meadows Golf, Hotel & Spa is located in the Rhymney Valley, 20 minutes from Cardiff and is a proud recipient of a Wales Tourist Board Gold Medal. With 42 beautifully equipped rooms and extensive onsite leisure and spa facilities, the hotel has built a reputation for providing guests with the ultimate relaxation.
If you’re looking for a livelier golf tour experience in the heart of Cardiff city centre, then a stop-over at the Marriott Cardiff wouldn’t go amiss. With 181 comfortable rooms to choose from and a convenient central location, those who stay here are staggered by the sheer number of Cardiff’s best attractions being right on the doorstep, from the Millennium Stadium to Cardiff Castle.