Seven amazing venues for a ladies golf break
Need some inspiration for booking your next girls trip? we've collated our top picks of the perfect hotels across the UK. Read on and start ticking these venues off your list.
When it comes to golf holidays, there isn’t much that can beat getting away with the ladies for a relaxing escape.
Whether your idea of heaven is sitting on the terrace sharing a bottle of wine, relaxing in the spa, or simply playing as many fantastic golf courses as time will allow, we count down the destinations that make for an unforgettable UK golf break.
Scotland’s most iconic resort, Gleneagles has everything you could ever wish for in a luxury golf break. Michelin Star cuisine, a luxury spa, and, of course, three championship golf courses. The King's course has seen golf’s aristocracy walk its immaculate fairways over the past century. The Queen's course is every bit as enchanting. Meanwhile, the PGA Centenary course provided a stunning backdrop to the 2014 Ryder Cup.
Golfers and non-golfers alike will be spoilt for choice at the Perthshire resort, which is set to host the Solheim Cup in two years’ time. Off-road driving, croquet, archery, and falconry are just a few of the more traditional pursuits on offer. Meanwhile, you could easily while away a weekend in The Spa at Gleneagles by ESPA, which offers a vast range of treatments.
Host to the 2010 Ryder Cup, Celtic Manor is one of the finest golf resorts in the United Kingdom. There are three championship courses at the resort, including the Twenty Ten, which was specifically built to host the game’s greatest team tournament.
Despite the wealth of golfing goodies, the Welsh venue is far more than simply a golf resort. Award-winning dining, a luxury spa and an array of bars are just a few of the many amenities on offer and provide a fantastic complement to a day golfing amid the Usk Valley's beautiful countryside.
One of Cheshire’s finest hotels, this 18th Century Georgian property is set amid 270 acres of glorious parkland. The Mottram Hall hotel has been lovingly resorted to its former glory and golfers will now be treated to a luxurious stay complete with award-winning spa and leisure facilities.
Host to the 2013 European Senior's PGA Championship, the magnificent course is defined by two distinctive nines. The opening holes are played against the backdrop of the majestic property and meanders through rolling meadowland. The back nine winds its way through wooded corridors dotted with oak and beech trees.
An all-encompassing golf resort, Donnington Valley has everything you need for a ladies golf trip. You’ll find an excellent standard of accommodation, rooms overlooking the golf course, a deluxe spa and a 2 AA rosette award-winning restaurant that brings together fine cuisine and 30 different wines by the glass.
The stunning 18 hole par-71 parkland golf course measures in at 6,353 yards from the back tee and offers an enjoyable and interesting challenge. The four finishing holes are regarded by many as the toughest in the country with water obstacles featured on the 15th, 16th and 17th holes. A must-play course for your next golf break.
A magnificent historic mansion with 144 luxury bedrooms and an 18-hole par-73 golf course on-site, Luton Hoo is simply spectacular with everything you need for a girls golf getaway. Set in sweeping mature parkland, you are invited to enjoy the very highest standards of 5-star luxury.
The championship Luton Hoo Golf Course meanders through the beautiful landscape and provides a great test of golf, measuring in at 7,107 yards from the back tees. The ladies course is 6143 yards and is sympathetic to the historical significance of the land. All tees and greens are well-maintained and have been built to USGA specifications. So, we can confidently say that Luton Hoo is one to watch out for.
If you are looking to stay in a luxury hotel set in 157 acres of stunning English countryside that combines great golf with a country house that has modern facilities, The Welcombe Hotel is for you. The 85 en-suite bedrooms have been authentically styled whilst preserving original furnishings, ranging from elegant suites to executive four-post rooms.
The award-winning 1 AA Rosette Trevelyan Restaurant serves a great mix of English and continental cuisine and is the perfect place to relax and have a glass of wine with the ladies after a day on the fairways. The hotel even has a modern styled spa where you can indulge in a number of therapeutic treatments.
The onsite 18-hole golf course surrounds glittering lakes and is highly acclaimed for its well-maintained fairways and tricky obstacles. The course provides a fantastic challenge whether you’re an experienced player or beginner.
Located in Oxfordshire, this impressive hotel provides you with everything needed for a memorable golf weekend with the ladies. There are 114 rooms, each offering a modern style combined with a cosy comfortable feel. The Hotel Restaurant offers an array of dishes to suits all tastes and uses the highest quality of ingredients for a great price. A delicious full English and continental breakfast is served in the morning. Plus there is an amazing spa here where you can relax and unwind after a day on The Cotswolds Club golf course.
The stunning tree-lined golf course is ranked among the very best in Oxfordshire and provides an enjoyable and interesting challenge. It is kept in immaculate condition all year-round. It is certainly not one to be missed.