A county with so much to offer golfers

North Yorkshire is what we consider to be a prime golfing country. Nearly half of its inland area is made up of national parks and beautiful coastline running down its eastern side, the natural landscapes lend themselves perfectly to create some dramatic and outstanding courses. Whether you’re looking to escape and relax away from everyday life or have a bit of fun with your friends a golf break to North Yorkshire never disappoints.

Why play golf in North Yorkshire?

  • Area of outstanding beauty
  • The biggest county in England
  • One of the driest parts in the UK
  • Explore hidden gem golf courses
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A county primed for golf

The county of North Yorkshire is a real treat for all golfers who visit, its beautiful tranquil county with some truly breath-taking scenery, topped off by some truly exceptional golf courses which put it amongst one of the best counties to visit.

North Yorkshire is undeniable large, yet there are a few courses that truly stand out from the crowd as ones you have to play if you find yourself in this region.

Aldwark Manor golf course is one such example, what makes this course so good is its tight fairways and small greens really make golfers think about their shots, where one mistake could see them punished.

Another course worthy of recognition when visiting North Yorkshire is the Hawtree course at Rudding Park. Known to be one of the best in the region for its supreme quality and care displayed to ensure the course is always in good condition, not to mention its fabulous practice facilities and USGA standard greens.

Popular golf destinations in North Yorkshire



      A prime location for a golf break

      North Yorkshire is England’s largest county and a prime golfing location. Half of its inland region is made up of glorious National Parks and a stunning coastline, making for a beautiful backdrop for the golf courses. From the spectacular scenery to the abundance of entertainment, there is no better destination.

      Be assured that you will find excellent quality and fantastic value golf break in North Yorkshire. The best part? The golf is right on your doorstep. Save yourself the hassle from booking long haul flights and experience unmatched golf in this homely traditional county. North Yorkshire is easily accessible to and from other counties.

      Golf travel tips for North Yorkshire

      Best months for golfing weather:

      May to September

      Best months for value:

      April & October

      Most popular months:

      May, June & September

      Our experts recommend:

      April & October

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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.

      Victorian allure & modern glamour

      Looking for the ideal base for your stay? Enjoy the peaceful location of Rudding Park, within striking distance of Harrogate town centre.

      The hotel offers 90 stylish bedrooms, including a number of luxury suites and spa rooms incorporating a steam room, sauna or spa bath in each ensuite. The bedrooms offer sweeping views over the surrounding gardens, open parkland, or golf course. Modern facilities include a gym, spa, and private cinema.

      For a top-quality golf break, we highly recommend Aldwark Manor Golf & Spa Hotel. Aldwark Manor Hotel is rich in history and found in lush parkland grounds not too far from the city of York. Each of the 54 rooms is individually decorated with a sophisticated Victorian allure.

      The contemporary wing has plenty of style and glamour. Dining options include The Brasserie Restaurant, which offers an award-winning adaption of traditional French and British food, and the more casual Terrace Bar.