We count down the best 10 golf resorts in the UK and Ireland, as voted by you.
As one of the largest golf resort tour operators in the world we have sent a record number of golf enthusiasts to UK & Ireland golf resorts over the past year. Our very satisfied customers have left authentic ratings and feedback on Reevoo, our impartial customer review partner, based on the expectations of every day golfers. We've compiled a top-10 list of the highest-rated golf resorts in the UK & Ireland, as voted by you, to help you choose your ultimate golf getaway.
*These ratings were taken from resorts that had at least 10 reviews.
1. The Gleneagles Resort (Perthshire)
One of Scotland's top golf resorts, Gleneagles hosted the 2014 Ryder Cup on the PGA Centenary Course, designed by Jack Nicklaus and will host the 2019 Solheim Cup. The stately 5-star luxury hotel is also home to an award-winning spa and a 2-Michelin starred restaurant, the Andrew Fairlie.
"We spent two wonderful days at Gleneagles; we found the staff incredibly friendly, attentive and willing to help in any way they could. I can't recommend the hotel more highly. we will definitely be coming back." ~ Mark, Paris, France
Kings Course, Gleneagles Resort, Perthshire.
2. Druids Glen Golf Resort (Co. Wicklow)
The 5-star Druids Glen Hotel & Golf Resort is where nature and luxury meet. Nestled in 400-acres between the Wicklow Mountains and the Irish Sea, you will find two exceptional golf courses in Druids Glen and Druids Heath. Historical landmarks and spectacular water features stand out on the Glen course, whereas the Heath course offers stunning vistas throughout the round, and the sea breeze calls for shot-making skills and imagination.
Druids Glen Golf Resort, Co. Wicklow.
3. Close House Golf Club (Northumberland)
Close House is home to two Lee Westwood-endorsed golf courses, and where he is officially attached as a professional. Luxury accommodation and fine dining, as well as the magnificent surroundings of this country house hotel, make it a wonderful experience for golfers and non-golfers alike.
"The rooms are fantastic, the food is great and the staff are lovely." ~ Hazel, Doncaster
Close House Golf Club, Northumberland.
4. Manor House Hotel & Golf Club at Castle Combe (Wiltshire)
Set in a 14th Century Manor House, this 5-star hotel oozes character and charm. The hotel is nestled in the heart of a wooded valley and the championship golf course is reputed as being located in one of the most beautiful settings. There are also many other on-site activities including tennis, croquet and trout fishing.
"Outstanding location, beautiful hotel and impeccable service. Highly recommended." ~ Graham, Haywards Heath
Manor House Hotel & Golf Club at Castle Combe, Wiltshire.
5. Trump Turnberry (Ayrshire)
The 5-star Trump Turnberry Hotel is an outstanding Edwardian building in a beautiful coastal location in Scotland. Many of the luxury rooms offer great views of the Isle of Arran and the Mull of Kintyre. With breath-taking views and challenging layouts, this resort is perfect for anyone looking to play links golf in Scotland.
"Best place I have ever stayed... we were treated like royalty, absolutely amazing. Golf facilities and course were also superb." ~Steve, Nantwich
Coastal view, Trump Turnberry, Ayrshire.
6. Worsley Park Marriot Hotel and Country Club (Manchester)
Worsley Park Marriott Hotel & Country Club in Manchester is set in over 200 acres of mature parkland. Fast gaining a reputation as one of the best in northern England, the hotel has four dining areas and plenty of leisure activities, including a pool and spa.
"The hotel staff couldn’t have done more for us. They really went the extra mile to make sure we enjoyed our stay. The breakfasts were superb and the dinners delicious... The course was in lovely condition and all members of our group of 12 were extremely complimentary about Worsley. We will be back!" ~ Ruth, Wirral
Clubhouse from the 1st hole at Worsley Park, Manchester.
7. Knightsbrook Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort (Dublin)
Bordering the bustlingly city of Dublin is the stunning Knightsbrook Hotel which is perfectly situated in the charming Irish county of Meath. Guests have the choice of a variety of lounges and bars throughout the resort offering meals for every occasion. Indulge in the ultimate relaxation in the award-winning Holistic Thai Spa after tackling the Christie O’Connor-designed course with its challenging fairways.
"Lovely hotel this is my second visit. Very enjoyable and value for money." ~Brian, Carrickfergus
Knightsbrook Golf Course second hole, Dublin.
8. Bicester Hotel, Golf & Spa (Oxfordshire)
Privately-owned and family-run accommodation. All guests benefit from the wide range of facilities including fitness centre, pool and spa area, tennis courts, beauty salon, lounge bar and restaurant. A testing 6,225 yard, par 71 course covering 134 acres of beautiful Oxfordshire countryside.
"We were on our 36th annual short golf break and this hotel provided us with the perfect venue, and staff who were first class." ~ Barry, Orpington
Bicester Hotel, Golf & Spa, Oxfordshire.
9. Hilton Puckrup Hall (Tewkesbury)
Set in the beautiful Cotswold countryside, this superb 4* hotel beautifully entwines traditional elegance of the original Regency Mansion, dating from 1707, with modern facilities to ensure guests have a memorable stay of the highest standard.
"Very impressed with all aspects of the golf break. Golf course very well presented. Staff in all departments very friendly. Food and restaurant facilities excellent. Will recommend to our other golfing colleagues that we book golf break for 12 of us." ~ Paul, Salisbury
Hilton Puckrup Hall, Tewkesbury.
10. Rudding Park Hotel & Golf Club (North Yorkshire)
Set in glorious North Yorkshire countryside, this Martin Hawtree-designed course runs through a lovely 18th-century tract of parkland. The modern hotel facilities, including two award-winning restaurants, a gym, spa and private cinema, combine with traditional hospitality for a superbly comfortable stay.
"Absolutely fab mini golfing break... Fantastic facilities, great food (definitely recommend the fillet steak). The service was really superb, we’ll definitely be back again as it’s the best golf hotel we’ve found." ~ Sandie, UK
Rudding Park Hotel & Golf Club, North Yorkshire.