Discover golf in the wilds of the North East
One of the liveliest regions of England, the North East is a vast area with some truly exceptional tracks to be discovered. Newcastle, Leeds, North Yorkshire, Northumberland, Durham and West Yorkshire are all within this region and although golfers may think the North West has most of the great golf, they would be wrong to underestimate the North East. Golfers are welcomed with open arms with some of friendliest service around located in this fantastic region.
Why play golf in North East England?
- Golf & nightlife
- Great for groups
- Value for money
- Ideal destination for a golf tour
A great option for those on a budget
Golf in the North East is a growing sport with more and more people picking up the clubs and testing their metal in this region’s numerous golf courses.
Although the region is vast in size, which may be intimidating with regards to making the right choice, each part of the North East really has its own charm and feel which golfers can use as a guide to making sure they make the right choice.
A course definitely worth checking out if you’re in Newcastle is the aptly named Newcastle United Golf Club an Old Tom Morris design bound to please.
One of the top courses in Leeds is Alwoodley Golf Club, recognised as one of Britain’s finest inland courses. North Yorkshire has its pick of fantastic courses although one definitely worth checking out is the Hawtree course at Rudding Park. There are too many to do justice to, however, the courses of North East England are fast becoming some of the best in the UK.
Most popular golf resorts in the North East
Popular golf destinations in North East England
Discover lively cities and & beautiful countryside
North East England has become one of the UK’s best golf destinations, and for good reason. Not only is it home to a variety of exceptional resorts and courses, but also spectacular scenery.
Discover the beautiful countryside and coastal scenery in Northumberland and Durham where there are many points of historical interests, or experience the buzzing nightlife and lively cities of Leeds and Newcastle.
Stay in some of the finest resorts and hotels and find your ideal base for a golf tour. What’s more, these are easily accessible destinations, and you won’t have to break the bank as we offer a range of excellent value golf breaks.
Golf travel tips for North East England
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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.
Stay & play at some of the finest resorts in England
North East England is home to some superb golfing resorts and hotels who’s world-class hospitality and service make them superb choices for a golf break.
From Rockcliffe Hall in Durham, with its luxury hotel, an award-winning spa, and immaculate links-style golf courses, to Close House and Slaley Hall in Northumberland. There is something for everyone.
If you’re looking to be based in the centre of Newcastle, we recommend Hilton Newcastle Gateshead 4* and the comfortable, affordable Jurys Inn Newcastle, Gateshead Quays 3*. Similarly, you can stay in the Jurys Inn Leeds, or Hilton Leeds city hotel for a truly delightful city golf break.
For those looking to stay in a luxury resort with onsite golf and all the essential amenities, look no further. We recommend Matfen Hall, a magnificent country house hotel set in the heart of some of Northumberland's most beautiful countryside. It is one of the finest hotels in the country with a great onsite golf course.
Similarly, Aldwark Manor Golf & Spa Hotel in North Yorkshire is a must-stay. Set in picturesque parkland grounds close to the historic city of York, it oozes class and sophistication, with a brilliant golf course to match the luxury found in the hotel.