England’s crown golfing jewel
When thinking about golf in the South East of England, where do you start? There are a plethora of wonderful golf courses and resorts from Open Championship venues in Kent, brilliant parkland layouts in Surrey and Berkshire and customer favourites in East Sussex, not to mention five-star hotels found in West Sussex. You truly are spoilt for choice in one of England’s finest golfing hotspots.
Why play golf in South East England?
- Host destination to European Tour events & The Open
- A choice of classic parkland & links courses
- Easily accessible from London
- Offers a range of scenery - inland & coastal
Discover South East England’s finest golf courses
The South East of England is a golfer’s paradise with plenty of counties offering first-class golf courses, Kent in particular, is home to several classic and historic courses such as the 149th Open host, Royal St. George’s. The iconic links course has hosted more majors than any other English golf course and its natural undulations, fast greens and changeable weather make up one of the most exciting challenges in golf.
Just down the road, you will find two other impressive links courses, Royal Cinque Ports and Prince’s Golf Club that have both been on The Open rota.
Surrey should not be overlooked for a golf break with luxury resorts such as Foxhills Club & Resort offering accommodation and championship golf. The heathland courses at Walton Heath are a popular choice for a golf tour in Surrey, both courses are included in England’s top 100 and it’s easy to see why as soon as you step on the first tee.
Golf resorts in South East England
Popular golf destinations in South East England
Excellent English golf courses at your fingertips
It's very easy to see why golf breaks in the South East of England enjoy enduring popularity. With prestigious resorts like the De Vere Selsdon Estate in Surrey, there are so many popular venues to allow golfers choice and variety. And, with so many spa resorts, the South East is certainly a great place to relax. Plus, with its proximity to London, South East England, it is a convenient location for a golf break.
What’s more, there is so much for golfers to see and do off the course. From the plethora of historic houses, museums, villages and traditional English pubs you must try, not to mention the unbelievable natural beauty of the outdoors, there is something for every golfer to enjoy.
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Browse some of England’s most prestigious golf resorts
Unsurprisingly, the South East offers a wealth of accommodation options. If you’re playing in Kent, be sure to check out the Weald of Kent Hotel & Golf Course with its comfortable modern rooms or the firm favourite, Tudor Park. Situated in the Garden of England, it is the perfect country retreat with stunning views of the Kent countryside. The luxurious guest rooms offer all the standard amenities you would expect from a 4* Marriott resort.
For those looking for a golf break in Berkshire, the lavish Donnington Valley Hotel & Spa is a must-stay. For those looking to play at the celebrated Manning’s Heath, look no further than the luxurious Fullers cottages for a home away from home feel.
Alternatively, if you’re searching for a great golf break in Oxfordshire close to the charming town of Oxford, Heythrop Park Resort 4* is the perfect base. Enjoy sophisticated, cosmopolitan elegance in a glorious, countryside parkland golf course setting.