Stay & play in picturesque Dorset
One of the prettiest counties in England, a golf break in Dorset is the ideal place for a getaway in the scenic countryside. The combination of low-lying heathland and woodland, spectacular open countryside and established seaside resorts such as Bournemouth make this an unrivalled destination for golfers. Combine top-quality golf, great transport links and excellent choice of accommodation for a truly enjoyable golf break.
Why book a golf break to Dorset?
- Experience magnificent heathland, links & parkland courses
- Base yourself in the exciting Bournemouth town centre
- Enjoy a sunny seaside location with great golf & nightlife
- Great for groups, with real value for money
What makes a golf break in Dorset so special?
When it comes to golf courses, Dorset offers the best of both worlds. Whether you enjoy parkland or link-style golf, you will find a wide variety of courses to whet your appetite. There are few counties where you will find a more varied topography than Dorset. Known as one of the finest courses on the south coast, Parkstone Golf Club is a Golfbreaks favourite and ranked in the top 100 golf courses in Great Britain.
The Dorset Golf and Country Club offers both a championship lakeland course as well as a tree-lined woodland course. Popular venues including the Isle of Purbeck, Dudsbury and Broadstone boast immaculate well-maintained fairways that offer enjoyable challenges and excellent drainage, perfect for year-round playability.
Bournemouth golf tours are among the most popular with groups who appreciate the après golf.
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Majestic scenery & so much more
It’s not just the varied layouts that attract golfers to this region, but the majestic scenery surrounding the courses. Home to rolling rolls, lush forests and heathlands, Dorset's beautiful countryside has been the inspiration for many great writers. musicians, artists and moviemakers. You may recognise some of the beautiful scenery from the multi-award-winning drama Broadchurch.
Dorset boasts a plethora of must-play heathland courses offering picturesque views throughout, such as Ferndown, Broadstone and Isle of Purbeck. Golfers can experience a true taste of the charming English countryside through Dudsbury, Parkstone and Remedy Oak.
Choose from a great range of self-catering accommodation, or convenient luxury five-star resorts to complete your trip. What’s more? The venues offer great value for money and are within easy reach!
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Not sure where to play? Browse our map and find your ideal destination in a continent of possibilities. We know you will be spoiled for choice! Remember our knowledgeable golf experts are ready to answer any questions.
Explore Dorset’s top-class accommodation
When it comes to accommodation, Dorset has it all. We offer a wide range of modern, traditional and convenient hotels to suit your needs. Some of our most popular recommended venues include the Durley Dean Hotel, Holiday Inn Bournemouth and Best Western Hotel Royale. Here you will find comfortable, stylish spacious rooms combined with fantastic service and excellent facilities.
Only an hour from London, a thriving nightlife in Bournemouth, outstanding golf courses, and of course a stunning coastline, a golf tour in Dorset is the perfect option for a quick weekend getaway.