The home of the world-renowned Celtic Manor
The gateway to Wales, Newport is a vibrant city, rich with industrial heritage. Resort golf dominates here, perfect for those looking to head straight from the 18th hole to the bar! The two main resorts in Newport are the world-famous Celtic Manor Resort and Marriott St Pierre. With five courses to choose from between the two resorts, you won’t be short of golfing options in Newport with the 2010 Ryder Cup Course at Celtic Manor the pick of the bunch!
Why play golf in Newport?
- Ryder Cup host destination
- Gateway between England & Wales
- Vibrant city steeped in rich industrial heritage
- Great choice of accommodation & golf
The Gateway to Wales & the start of your next golfing adventure
The host of the 2010 Ryder Cup and one of Golfbreaks most popular resorts across our entire portfolio, The Celtic Manor is golfing perfection. With three courses, a myriad of accommodation options, and fantastic off-course facilities, there’s something for every golfer here.
In addition to the much-fabled 2010 Course, the site is also home to The Montgomerie Course and The Roman Road Course making The Celtic Manor a perfect choice for an extended break.
Not to be outdone, the two courses available at Marriott St Pierre also offer a wonderful option for a break to Newport. The Old Course is a former host of the Solheim Cup and features one of the most memorable finishing holes in the UK. The Mathern Course is a more forgiving layout and a fantastic accompaniment to the tough questions asked by The Old Course.
Elsewhere in the region our golfers also love the layout at Rolls of Monmouth, named after Mr. Rolls of Rolls-Royce fame! This stunning 6,733 yard par 72 mature parkland course boasts panoramic views over the Welsh Hills and Wye Valley with a backdrop of the Black Mountains.
Popular golf destinations in Newport
Choose Newport golf for quality price and variety
Newport is one of Wales’ most underrated golf break locations, although it doesn’t possess the same pull factor as Cardiff and Swansea it shouldn’t be overlooked as superb golf courses are as abundant here as anywhere else in Wales at a fraction of the price.
Newport is an easily reachable location from both the north and south of the country by road and even a short-haul plane journey if you live further afield. Notable Newport golf courses include the legendary former Ryder Cup hosting courses at Celtic Manor and the Old Course at St Pierre Golf and Country Club.
What makes Newport golf courses so good is the sheer variety of choice, meaning that everyone in your group will be satisfied with what they find in Newport.
The best time to visit Newport is normally in the late spring to early summer as this tends to ensure you receive the best possible weather on your golf break and the course conditions are at their absolute peak.
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Manor houses, luxury hotels & great value resorts
Newport is a destination blessed by an assortment of top-notch courses, and as a result, there is an abundance of fantastic accommodation options for golfers to take advantage of a variety of prices to suit every budget.
Celtic Manor Golf Resort is amongst one of the finest accommodation options in Newport, the resort features 330 recently refurbished rooms which provide guests with a sense of luxury and prestige.
The resort features seven restaurants and an array of bars, guests are really spoilt for choice and will always eat well, plus there are two spas onsite which provide a variety of treatments which allow to relax and unwind after tackling the resorts three stunning courses.
Coldra Court by Celtic Manor is another onsite Celtic Manor accommodation option, offering golfers 148 spacious guest rooms and an array of great facilities such as fitness room, swimming pool, spa bath, bar, lounge and restaurant. It’s a great option for those wanting to play on Celtic Manor’s legendary courses with lower accommodation costs.
The St Pierre Marriott Hotel & Country Club is another great accommodation option in Newport. Set in a beautiful 14th Century manor house, it treats golfers with spacious rooms adorned with the finest furnishings which perfectly compliment the great dining and leisure facilities.
Guests will find two excellent restaurants onsite the fantastic Cast Iron Bar & Grill to the Welsh Inspired Morgan’s Restaurant both of which provide a sumptuous menu. The onsite fitness club is another of St Pierre with a variety of treatments available along with swimming pool and tennis courts.