A true golfing staple

One of the richest golf counties in England, a golf break in Northamptonshire is the ideal destination for any group of golfers. Known as "The Rose of the Shires", the county boasts a plethora of renowned, traditional and hidden gem courses throughout its beautiful rural countryside including Staverton Park and Hellidon Lakes. In addition, the region is home to Collingtree Park Golf Club, two-time host of the British Masters.

Why book a golf break to Northamptonshire?

  • Easily accessible from the M1 & M6 and major rail networks
  • Home of Towcester Racecourse with live Greyhound racing
  • Experience fine local produce & food during your stay
  • Home of British Grand Prix at Silverstone Race Track

Golf with some of the best panoramas around

A few notable highlights of Northamptonshire include Hellidon Lakes, which offers three loops of nine that meander through the wonderful rolling valleys of Northamptonshire and demonstrates the natural beauty the county benefits from. Staverton Park Golf Course is another of the county's best, a par-71 featuring numerous water hazards, intricate hole design and excellent pre/post-round facilities; it is rightfully considered one of the best in the area.

What makes golf in Northamptonshire so great is the incredible variety of different courses available meaning that any golfer of any ability is likely to find a course that suits their style of play. Not to mention, the courses of Northamptonshire are always well-maintained so there will rarely be a time when you’re not playing the courses at their best.

Treat yourself to luxury on a golf break in Northamptonshire

There are several hidden gems and unmatched venues in Northamptonshire. Not least of them is Whittlebury Hall 4* and De Vere Staverton Estate. With over 244 well-designed bedrooms, De Vere Staverton Estate is a superb choice for golfing groups, with all the leisure facilities you’ll need throughout your stay, including an indoor swimming pool, gym and many other spa amenities.

Hellidon Lakes Golf & Spa Hotel is another great base for golfing groups with an onsite 4-lane bowling alley, adding a whole new dimension to the golf weekend. It is set in 220 acres of rolling countryside with eight beautiful lakes and offers stylish, spacious modern rooms.

Our experts say...

From hidden gem golf courses to multi-course resorts, the central location of Northamptonshire makes it a perfect base for all golf groups.

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Jordan Manning

Scotland & Ireland Team Leader

Golf travel tips for Northamptonshire

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

Explore by map

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.

Things to see & do on your Northamptonshire golf break

Northamptonshire offers many delights to see, from Elizabethan mansions perched in romantic deer parks, sleepy canals, and earls’ residences hidden in English farmland. The county is home to a number of national parks and gardens such as Stanwick Lakes.

For those looking for activities to suit all the family, Wicksteed Park in Kettering and the Billing Aquadrome on the outskirts of Northampton offer thrilling attractions set in picturesque countryside. if you're a fan of Formula 1 racing, there's no better off the course attraction than visiting the heart of the British Grand Prix at Silverstone Race Track.

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