The definition of an all-rounder

From its historic 13th century cathedral, narrow cobbled streets, numerous charming pubs and excellent courses a golf break in York is truly an all-round great experience. The city boasts numerous top-notch golf courses at a great value, plus there is an abundance of superb boutique hotels all offering luxury accommodation at prices which are certainly within most budgets.

Why play golf in York?

  • Cathedral city
  • Cultural capital of the north
  • Famous heathland & parkland courses
  • A host of Ryder Cup courses
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A top-notch location for a golf break

One of our most historic destinations to visit, York has all the ingredients to make a top-notch golf break from its superb array of golf courses to its equally good nightlife and pubs golfers will always be satisfied in York.

What makes York golf clubs so good is the fact that they not only combine superb designs and great value for money price, but the history of the city really extends to the on-course experience and golfers enjoy the unique atmosphere which a golf break to York brings.

You can’t mention great York golf clubs without drawing attention to the magnificent Ganton Golf Club, a former Ryder Cup host the course is legendary in York as being one of the best with a rich and full history to boot. Other notable York golf clubs include Pannal Golf Club with its tree-lined heathland layout and ex-European Tour venue Fulford Golf Club.

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        Romans, Vikings, quirky shops & vibrant eateries

        If you’re on the hunt for the best things to do off the course during your golf break in York, look no further.

        Perfectly placed half-way between London and Edinburgh, York is unlike any other English city. Known as one of England’s most historic chocolate heartlands, It is also steeped in history and intrigue.

        Founded by the ancient Romans, it is home to a huge 13th-century Gothic cathedral set in the heart of Yorkshire, York Minster, which boasts stunning medieval stained glass windows and two functioning bell towers. The ancient city walls form a walkway on both sides of the River Ouse, while The Monk Bar gate houses an exhibition tracing the life of 15th-century Plantagenet King Richard III.

        These are perfect places to explore for any romantic weekend getaway. There are also 30 world-class museums you can wander around in.

        The city also boasts a thriving cultural scene, and If you’re into shopping, there are a number of independent shops and boutiques you can explore. Make sure to take a trip along the cobbled streets and experience the vibrant eateries.

        York Shambles is one of England’s most iconic shopping destinations dating back to the medieval period, it is well preserved. Travel back in time and explore the cheerful cafés and quirky shops in timber-framed buildings. What are you waiting for?

        Golf travel tips for York

        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

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