Bask in the great golf of this historic county
The county of Durham is known by many across England for its medieval history and 11th-century castle, however, you would be wrong to assume that this is all that Durham has to offer. The county has over 30 superb golf courses to choose from as well as a plethora of fantastic quality accommodation options, meaning that golfers who visit are never left feeling disappointed.
Why play golf in Durham?
- Golf & nightlife
- Medieval history & copious castles
- Great for groups
- Cathedral city
Golf on the immaculate fairways of Durham
What makes Durham golf courses special is not only the fact the courses are amongst some of most immaculate courses in the country, it’s the great value the county offers to golfers who can experience some truly fantastic golf at a fraction of the price of some other areas.
There are many Durham golf courses worthy of a visit, however, golfers will not want to miss out on the two championship courses of Ramside Hall, both of which are kept in fantastic condition year-round and remain a good test for golfers of all abilities.
Another Durham golf course worthy of merit and a detour if you find yourself in this region is Rockliffe Hall golf course known famously for being one of Europe’s longest courses measuring in at a whopping 7,879 yards.
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Grand cathedrals, castles & picturesque scenery
Visit Durham for heritage attractions, hidden gems & a wide range of things to do off the course.
Situated in North East England, Durham is an area of outstanding natural beauty that must be explored. The majestic northeast city of Durham is a historical treasure trove; castles nestle in riversides, parks thrive with deer, and living museums radiate with industrial heritage, but that’s just a taste of the best places to visit in Durham.
If exploring grand Cathedrals is your thing, then you must visit the Romanesque Durham Cathedral which plays a role in the filming of the Harry potter. Sit in Harry Potter’s classroom and watch Hogwarts School of Witcraft and Wizardry come to life.
The Norman Durham Castle is also one not to be missed. Just North of the Norman castle, the 13th century medieval Crook Hall is home to spectacular gardens and a maze, while South of the river, Durham University offers a Botanic Garden with woodland and tropical plants that you can lazily wander around in.
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