The crowning jewel of the principality
South Wales remains a real heavyweight of golf in the UK, especially when you take into account the many iconic and legendary resorts and courses which inhabit this picturesque region. From Newport and Pembrokeshire in the East, Cardiff in South, and Swansea in the West, a thrilling golf experience can be found across South Wales. This has made the region extremely popular with golfers especially given the great value for money you can find here.
Why play golf in South Wales?
- Spectacular views & world reowned courses
- Ryder Cup host destination
- Great for groups
- Distinctive scenery complimented with outstanding accommodation
A picturesque golf haven
"South Wales golf courses are legendary amongst many golfers in the UK, with the region being known for its incredible array of quality courses and the great value for money to be found here.
South Wales is known to receive a lot of rain in the winter months; however, this shouldn’t be taken as a negative as it means in the spring and summer golfers can expect the courses to be lush, full of life and just as fiery as those found in the South of England.
Resorts like former Ryder Cup host Celtic Manor have stuck in the hearts and minds of golfers for generations. Boasting three outstanding championship courses: Twenty Ten, Montgomerie and Roman Road, its easy to see why Celtic Manor is one of our best-selling destinations.
Golfers shouldn’t overlook other resorts like The Vale located in the glorious Glamorgan countryside a mere 15 minutes from Cardiff City Centre. The resort features two outstanding courses, luxury accommodation, great facilities, and friendly service all at an affordable price.
Another resort to look out for is the Marriott at St Pierre Golf & Country Club, again featuring two outstanding courses, beautiful quaint accommodation, and top-notch facilities its another staple of South Wales and a must-play if you find yourself on a golf tour of the region."
Popular Golf Destinations in South Wales
Why book a golf holiday in South Wales?
Often referred to as The Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales is the place where great golf and beautiful scenery go hand in hand.
An increasingly popular choice in recent years, it is home to incredible resorts boasting five-star hospitality and exciting championship golf courses, with the added bonus of bustling nightlife. It is filled with some of the UK’s best-kept secrets including homely and friendly country inns and guesthouses.
And, with easy access by road and rail from London, Liverpool Manchester and Birmingham, you don’t have travel very far. Summer is the peak season for your Welsh golf holiday with warm weather making for excellent golfing conditions.
If you’re looking for a better value golf break, autumn and spring may be more appealing to you.
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Stay in comfortable, affordable luxury accommodation
When it comes to accommodation, South Wales offers a great range of luxury yet affordable, comfortable accommodation as a perfect base for your golf holiday.
Be assured of price, variety and choice. Stay at the Coldra Court Hotel at the renowned Celtic Manor Resort 5*. The luxurious accommodation and sparkling spa facilities are every bit as memorable as the championship golf courses.
Experience distinctive scenery and spectacular landscapes complemented with outstanding accommodation at the famous Marriott St Pierre. Wherever you choose to stay in South Wales, you are spoilt for choice.
Bryn Meadows is another popular option among our golfers. Set in the heart of the Rhymney Valley, the classically styled hotel prides itself on its high quality of service and boasts a great wellness spa, as well as amazing views as far as the Brecon Beacons.