We might be biased, but we believe you haven’t really experienced pure golf until you’ve played in North Wales. It’s one thing to play in a bland setting, it’s another thing entirely when surrounded by majestic green hills, spotting the Snowdonian mountains in the distance, and hearing the roaring waves from the sea.Located in the most tee-rific spots, here are the best golf courses in North Wales to ensure a memorable experience.
Fun Games in Memorable Settings
Less than a ten-minute drive from our lodge park
, the location of this golf course won’t disappoint you: you’ll be right in between the Conwy estuary and the sea, so you most definitely don’t want to miss out on a walk by the beach after your game.Fairly flat but without being monotonous, the Conwy Golf Club was founded all the way back in 1890. After being requisitioned for military use during the First World War, it’s played host to several major tournaments and is even set to accommodate the 2021 Curtis Cup.You’ll probably want to tell everyone that you’ve played there!
This club is located in the popular seaside town of Llandudno which, with its variety of restaurants and attractions, is guaranteed to make for an enjoyable day out before or after your game.In between the railway and the shore, the North Wales Golf Club offers you stunning views of the sea as well as dramatic hills and the Snowdonian Mountains in the distance.
How about the course where one of the Princes of Wales himself used to play?Right in between the sea and the mountains, Edward VIII certainly hadn’t picked a bad spot!Not only that, but you’ll get to enjoy the view of the majestic Harlech Castle, a timeless 13th-century beauty and one of the best castles in North Wales.The Royal St. David’s Golf Club hosts both national and international tournaments too, including the Ladies and European Seniors Tours.
Shaped by famous golf players and architects such as Harry Colt, James Braid and Herbert Fowler, the Aberdovey Golf Club is a paradise for the most committed aficionados of this game.It’s located between the Snowdonian mountains and the dunes by the Dovey estuary, which make for a challenging game.In fact, with a hole perched right above these dunes, this North Wales golf course includes what’s considered one of the hardest par 3s in British golf!
If the promise of the most breathtaking landscapes is what has drawn you to look for the best golf courses in North Wales, your quest ends at the Nefyn & District Golf Club.Located on a stretch of land surrounded by awe-inspiring cliffs, it’ll reward you with the view of a lifetime. You’ll also be right next to Porthdinllaen beach and its renowned Tŷ Coch Inn, one of the best beach bars in the world. Why not visit it whilst enjoying one of the most popular coastal walks
How about the most northerly Welsh golf course? Located on a clifftop site on Anglesey island, the Bull Bay Golf Club makes for the most picturesque views of the Irish sea.Plus, with Anglesey being such a bustling tourist destination, you won’t fall short of things to do. In fact, here are our favourite attractions in Anglesey
This North Wales golf course is on a smaller island... just off another island!Famous for its coastal walks, Holyhead is full of landscapes to discover, so we definitely recommend allowing yourself enough time to visit it after your golf game.Don’t forget to walk down to the South Stack lighthouse, one of the best free things to do in the area
Established in 1905 by James Braid, this golf club is only three miles away from the quaint harbour town of the same name.When playing here, you’ll be right next to a beautiful beach while still getting to admire the hills behind you.
Closer to the English border, the Vale of Llangollen Golf Club is an outstanding championship golf course right next to the River Dee.This obviously translates into several picturesque holes, including one that’s considered to be among the very best in British golf (psst: it’s the ninth!).With so many exciting golf courses in North Wales to choose from, why not invest in a lodge to go back to them as often as you wish? As well as being right next to the Conwy golf course, our lodge park
is a strategic starting point to visit most of them and become the next local champion.