The epicentre of golf in North West England
The Northwest of England is blessed when it comes to courses, so it’s no surprise that the lively town of Southport, surrounded by numerous top-quality layouts, is so popular as a location for a golf tour of the Northwest. The Northwest region is a real powerhouse of links golf not only in England but the whole of the UK with some of the country’s best courses dotted along this 50-mile stretch of coast with the town of Southport at its heart.
Why play golf in Liverpool & Southport?
- World class links courses
- Host venue to The Open Championship
- Best stretch of links courses in England
- Golf & nightlife
A lively town at the heart of the action
Southport golf is known across England as being one of the best destinations for golf in the country, with the Northwest region being nicknamed ‘England’s Golf Coast’.
The lively town is right amongst these courses and is usually abuzz with golfers from across the globe here to play on some of the region’s most notable courses such as Royal Birkdale, Hillside and Southport & Ainsdale.
Although golfers shouldn’t overlook some of the lesser-known courses, which may not have the renown of the other courses but are no less because of it. Courses like Formby, Hesketh and Fairhaven are all examples of those which may not receive the footfall of the others, yet possibly benefit as a result, as they are always in fantastic condition most of the year.
Popular golf destinations in Liverpool & Southport
Discover why this lively seaside town is a golfing hotspot
An ideal base to explore England's Golf Coast, the quaint seaside town of Southport needs to be on your golfing bucket list.
Not only do you have plenty of great bars and restaurants in the area, but also fantastic accommodation options and picturesque scenery. What’s more the town is easily accessible. You don’t have to travel far to play unmatched golf, discover it right on your doorstep.
In Southport, you can leave the hustle and bustle of the city behind, relax and enjoy some of the world’s best links courses. Why would you need to travel anywhere else?
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Stay in an upscale boutique in the heart of the town
Remember we are here to help you build your perfect golf break, and part of that is making sure you choose the right accommodation to suit your budget and preferences.
We highly recommend The Vincent Hotel. An upscale boutique hotel located in Southport’s centre, it offers a wide range of fresh, contemporary rooms to suit all types of guests. Incredible value for money, it is also based in the perfect position for golfers looking to visit premier courses like Formby and Hillside. The Scarisbrick or the South of Wales are excellent alternatives.
Bliss hotel Southport boasts an enviable city-centre location in the heart of Southport and offers guests stunning panoramic views across the town. The hotel is equipped with all the modern facilities that you would expect from a 4* venue and is ideal for those wanting to combine cosy accommodation and the option of nightlife with invigorating golf.