Experience the wild & untamed golf of Northern Ireland

Home of The 153rd Open at Royal Portrush and home to Golf Digest's Number One Golf Course in the World, Royal County Down, it's no wonder that Northern Ireland has forged a truly stellar reputation with our customers. With over 90 exceptional golf courses that inhabit the untamed landscape that can be played at fantastic value, a golf break in Northern Ireland is a no-brainer for any golf fanatic. And with great access via Stena Line and P&O ferries or direct flights into Belfast, accessing fairways in Northern Ireland has never been so simple.

Northern Ireland golf courses are some of the best in the world and some truly legendary links designs to play are Portstwewart, Ardglass and Castlerock. Golfers should pay particular attention to the regions of Belfast and Derry-Londonderry, providing golfers with spacious countryside, elegant resorts, and the option to stay in a city centre. Off the course, take in a truly memorable experience with a visit to the World Heritage site, The Giant’s Causeway, or take a studio tour around the legendary TV series, Game of Thrones in Banbridge.

Why book a Northern Ireland golf break?

  • Play world-class links courses on your tour
  • Experience Royal Portrush, County Down & more
  • Indulge in first-class 4 or 5 star golf resorts
  • Explore breathtaking landscapes & vibrant cities
  • Follow in the footsteps of Rory McIlroy, Darren Clarke & more
  • Daily flights from all major UK airports
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What makes a Northern Ireland golf break so special?

It’s not just the quality of golf that makes Northern Ireland so loveable, but it is a great value destination and an excellent location for a golf break. You can be assured of high-quality golf courses and top-class hospitality for a fantastic value in any region.

Wherever you choose to stay and play, everything is easily accessible. You can drive from city to coast to countryside in less than a few hours, all in reaching distance of some of the best golf courses in the country.

The lively city of Belfast can be explored on foot. From the people, the culture, the award-winning food, music and outdoor activities, everything is on your doorstep.

For picturesque scenery, we recommend Ardglass, set right on the water’s edge with a clubhouse built on the ruins of a 13th-century castle.

Find the perfect base for a golf break in Northern Ireland

It’s not all about the seaside golf courses, but the fantastic selection of hotels and golf resorts that ooze character and charm.

From luxury estates, castles, boutique hotels and budget-hotels there is something for everyone. The stunning Lough Erne Resort with its Nick Faldo Course is the complete five-star resort offering luxury spa and leisure facilities. Another fantastic resort option is Galgorm Castle, which played host to the 2020 Irish Open and is just moments away from the spectacular Galgorm Resort & Spa with its tranquil setting the ideal spot to relax post-round!

Nestled at the foot of the Mourne Mountains, The Slieve Donard Resort & Spa with its immaculate golf course offers great quality, atmosphere, service and value. To top it off it is situated right by the sea.

Golf travel tips for Northern Ireland

Best months for golfing weather:

May to September

Best months for value:

April & October

Most popular months:

May, June & September

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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 Knowledgable golf experts are ready to answer any questions.

Northern Ireland’s hidden gems

Northern Ireland is the ideal base for a memorable golf break with more reasons to visit than ever. Get a taste of its friendly cities, coasts, mountains and lakes.

Visit the welcoming city of Belfast for great shopping, award-winning restaurants, remarkable history and a legendary music scene. As a great family-friendly destination, there is so much to see and so off the course.

Visit the Titanic Museum to experience the story of the world’s most famous ship. Outdoor lovers should venture to the North coast to discover the 60 million-year-old Giants Causeway, Northern Ireland's only UNESCO World Heritage Site. The surrounding coastline offers beautiful beaches, dunes, and rolling waves.

History buffs should discover the old villages and explore the iconic medieval Dunluce Castle where many Game Of Thrones scenes were filmed.

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