Escape to the green fairways of the Emerald Isle
The thriving city of Dublin and the surrounding area is ideal for your next golf break or tour with the city offering not only an extensive number of superb golf courses, but also numerous historical sites and nightlife that can’t be beaten. A short hop over with frequent flights from all over the UK, Dublin remains a fantastic choice for a short trip away to get some golf or as a starting point for a more extensive golf tour of the Emerald Isle.
Why play golf in Dublin?
- Vibrant city with a mass of entertainment
- Golf & nightlife
- Cracking links courses
- Great mix of historical sites
Experience the Emerald Isle’s best
Often considered to be the liveliest city in all of Europe, you really can’t go wrong when you choose Dublin as your next stop. It not only offers golfers an incredible choice of wild, untamed links courses but also an array of high-end parkland designs so every golfer can find something that will pull them back to the heart of the Emerald Isle.
There are three must-play links courses in Dublin which maintain a legendary status across the UK; Portmarnock, The European and The Island. These courses all hold a special status in the hearts of golfers who love what these courses represent to Dublin golf. Although golfers shouldn’t overlook the parkland designs on offer here either, as the temperate moist climate means that these courses of Dublin are always in prime condition. The course at Castleknock Golf Club is a fine example with its undulating fairways typical of all Dublin golf courses, its long greens require patience to master.
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Manicured courses, good craic & traditional pubs
The beating heart of the Emerald Isle and one of the most popular capitals in Europe, Dublin is the perfect place for a golf break with nearly as many scenic golf courses are there are old fashioned pubs. You can enjoy the best of both worlds as the city is home to both the stunning rolling hills of the Irish countryside and the vibrant city centre. A land that is proud and passionate about language, music and its history, there is more to Dublin than great golf.
So whether you are looking to play some of Ireland’s best links golf courses, try a pint of Guinness, meet friendly locals or indulge in the tranquillity of the surrounding countryside, here there is something for everyone! To put it simply, Dublin offers choice, value and a warm welcome for all visiting golfers. With its mild climate and good soil structure making for excellent conditions, you can enjoy all-year-round golf. What’s more, the beauty of a golf break in Dublin is the ease of travel. You don’t need to book a long-haul flight.
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Get a taste of the famous Irish hospitality
If you’re looking for the perfect place to stay during your golf break, look no further. We offer a wide range of affordable luxury, traditional & modern hotels and resorts. The Portmarnock Hotel & Golf links is ideal if you’re looking for quality, and has a variety of courses to play on site. If you want to be close to the sights and sounds of this great city, then the Hilton Dublin is the perfect base.
We recommend The Grand Hotel Malahide - a charming 4* establishment set in historic Malahide, and just a stone’s throw away from numerous spectacular links courses.
Alternatively, Knightsbrook Hotel & Spa Golf Resort, which borders the bustling city of Dublin is perfectly situated in the charming Irish county of Meath. The resort is beautifully decorated with contemporary furnishings all individually designed with style and luxury in mind; the perfect stay for experiencing the very best of golf in Dublin.