Play and stay – the best AA-rated hotels for golf

Find the best places to stay for your next golfing weekend

England

Bedfordshire

Luton Hoo Hotel, Golf & Spa, Luton (18 holes)
Mansion house with luxury on a grand scale.

 

Berkshire

Donnington Grove Country Club, Newbury (18 holes)
A beautiful property in a lovely location.

Donnington Valley Hotel & Spa, Newbury (18 holes)
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Charming and stylish Berkshire hotel that ticks all the right boxes.

The Vineyard, Newbury (9 holes)
A haven of style in the Berkshire countryside.

 

Cheshire

Carden Park Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa, Broxton (36 holes)
Very popular for the excellent spa and the golf course.

The Mere Golf Resort & Spa, Knutsford (18 holes)
Beautiful golf course setting and exceptional spa experience.

Mottram Hall, Mottram St Andrew (18 holes)
Georgian country house in 272 acres of parkland with comfortable luxury.

 

Cornwall & Isles of Scilly

Hell Bay, Bryher (7 holes)
Arty hotel off the beaten track on the smallest inhabited Scilly Isle.

The Headland Hotel and Spa, Newquay (9 holes)
Grand Victorian hotel commanding impressive sea views.

Carlyon Bay Hotel, St Austell (18 holes)
Extensive grounds and facilities in jaw-dropping clifftop location.

Tregenna Castle Hotel, St Ives (18 holes)
Very good levels of quality and comfort in this lovely property.

St Mellion International Resort, St Mellion (36 holes), pictured
Perfect for a golfing break in the Cornish countryside.

China Fleet Country Club, Saltash (18 holes)
Charming hotel in beautifully presented grounds.

 

Derbyshire

The Morley Hayes Hotel, Morley (27 holes)
High quality accommodation with a homely feel.

 

Devon

Highbullen Hotel, Golf & Country Club, Chittlehamholt (18 holes)
Exquisite luxury and comfort in an idyllic location.

Bovey Castle, Moretonhampstead (18 holes)
Classic and peaceful countryside castle with an award-winning golf course.

Ashbury Hotel, Okehampton (99 holes)
Excellent leisure facilities and very close to Dartmoor.

Manor House Hotel, (99 holes)
Family friendly and with lots of leisure facilities.

Thurlestone Hotel, Thurlestone (9 holes)
Perennially popular hotel with views to die for.

Woodbury Park Hotel and Golf Club, Woodbury (27 holes)
A wide choice of leisure facilities set in unspoilt countryside.

The Woolacombe Bay Hotel, Woolacombe (9 holes)
Top notch hospitality and views over one of England’s finest beaches.

 

County Durham

Rockliffe Hall, Darlington (18 holes)
Riverside estate with friendly and personal service.

Ramside Hall Hotel Golf & Spa, Durham (36 holes)
Tranquil retreat with two championship golf courses.

 

Essex

Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester - Five Lakes, Tolleshunt Knights (36 holes)
Spacious and stylish rooms in vast open countryside.

 

Hampshire

Sandford Springs Hotel and Golf Club, Kingsclere (27 holes)
Friendly hospitality in a lovely country location.

Old Thorns Manor Hotel Golf & Country Estate, Liphook (18 holes)
Tasteful and smart rooms in 400 acres of peaceful countryside.

Chewton Glen, New Milton (9 holes)
Innovative country house hotel featuring eco-friendly tree house suites.

Marwell Hotel, Winchester (45 holes)
Excellent attention to detail is shown in all areas.

 

Hertfordshire

The Grove, Chandler's Cross (18 holes)
Historic hotel with cutting-edge features in rolling countryside.

 

Kent

Hythe Imperial, Hythe (9 holes)
Imposing hotel with luxurious bedrooms and its own Champagne bar.

London Beach Country Hotel, Spa & Golf Club, Tenterden (9 holes)
Great views over the golf course and a welcoming spa.

 

Lancashire

Best Western Garstang Country Hotel & Golf Centre, Garstang (18 holes)
Modern hotel in peaceful spot.

The Spa Hotel at Ribby Hall Village, Wrea Green (9 holes)
Stunning modern hotel perfect for relaxing spa breaks.

 

Leicestershire

Stapleford Park, Melton Mowbray (18 holes)
Perfect for a peaceful getaway or country pursuits.

 

Lincolnshire

Best Western Plus Kenwick Park Hotel, Louth (18 holes)
Countryside hotel with excellent leisure facilities.

 

Norfolk

Heacham Manor Hotel, Heacham (18 holes)
Beautifully restored16th-century manor with dog-friendly suites.

 

Northamptonshire

Whittlebury Hall, Whittlebury (36 holes)
First class leisure and business facilities in a Georgian-style house.

 

Oxfordshire

The Oxfordshire, Milton Common (18 holes)
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Impressive levels of comfort and quality with a championship golf course.

 

Surrey

Pennyhill Park, an Exclusive Hotel & Spa, Bagshot (9 holes)
Comfortable bedrooms and stylish bathrooms leave nothing to be desired.

Foxhills Club & Resort, Ottershaw (45 holes)
Attractive retreat with an abundance of leisure activities on offer.

Oatlands Park Hotel, Weybridge (9 holes)
Former palace for Henry VIII with stunning modern interior design.

 

East Sussex

Ashdown Park Hotel & Country Club, Forest Row (18 holes)
Classic luxury in the heart of the Ashdown Forest.

East Sussex National Golf Resort & Spa, Uckfield (36 holes)
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Modern hotel with two championship golf courses.

Horsted Place, (36 holes)
One of Britain’s finest examples of Gothic revivalist architecture.

 

West Sussex

The Goodwood Hotel, Goodwood (18 holes)
Home comforts in a top quality smart hotel.

 

Tyne & Wear

Mercure George Washington Hotel, Golf & Spa, Washington (18 holes)
Spacious hotel with an attentive team and a championship golf course.

 

Warwickshire

Ardencote, Claverdon (18 holes)
Pretty landscaped grounds with extensive leisure and business facilities.

Lea Marston Hotel & Spa, Lea Marston (9 holes)
A strong commitment to quality means this hotel continues to thrive.

The Warwickshire Hotel & Country Club, Leek Wootton (45 holes)
Impressive venue, well known for its golf and leisure facilities.

Draycote Hotel, Thurlaston (18 holes)
Very popular, countryside hotel with easy access to the M45.

The Belfry, Wishaw (54 holes)
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Home of Ryder Cup course, The Brabazon, this is one for the keen golfers.

 

West Midlands

Nailcote Hall, Balsall Common (9 holes)
Charming 17th-century house with extensive facilities.

New Hall Hotel & Spa, Royal Sutton Coldfield (9 holes)
The country’s oldest inhabited moated house oozes medieval charm.

 

East Riding of Yorkshire

Cave Castle Hotel & Country Club, South Cave (18 holes)
Lovely Victorian property with great leisure facilities.

 

North Yorkshire

Rudding Park Hotel, Spa & Golf, Harrogate (18 holes)
Stylish and contemporary luxury in beautiful parkland.

Swinton Park, Masham (9 holes)
Welcoming 17th-century castle exuding luxury and extravagance.

Raven Hall Country House Hotel, Ravenscar (9 holes)
Impressive mansion and eco-friendly Finnish lodges.

 

Wiltshire

 

Bowood Hotel, Spa and Golf Resort, Calne (18 holes)
A championship course at a year-around resort.

The Manor House, an Exclusive Hotel & Golf Club, Castle Combe (18 holes)
Charming country house with impressive standards and outstanding food.

Blunsdon House Hotel, Swindon (9 holes)
A relaxed and friendly welcome with helpful service throughout.

 

Worcestershire

Bank House Hotel, Spa & Golf Club, Bransford (18 holes)
Family-run hotel with a challenging course.

The Abbey Hotel Golf and Spa, Redditch (18 holes)
Conveniently located and popular with business and leisure guests alike.

 

Channel Islands

Guernsey

St Pierre Park Hotel, Spa and Golf Resort, St Peter Port (9 holes)
The biggest hotel on the Channel Islands, with pleasant gardens.

 

Scotland

 

Edinburgh

Prestonfield, Edinburgh (18 holes)
Comfortable town house hotel with dramatic furnishings.

 

Fife

Forrester Park, Cairneyhill (18 holes)
Traditional elegance, large yet intimate, stunning location.

Fairmont St Andrews, St Andrews (36 holes)
Modern hotel on estate by the coast with golf a main attraction.

Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa, St Andrews (18 holes)
A must-visit for golfers in search of luxury and comfort.

 

Perth & Kinross

The Gleneagles Hotel, Auchterarder (54 holes)
Internationally acclaimed peaceful retreat in glorious countryside.

Murrayshall House Hotel & Golf Course, Perth (36 holes)
Grand country house with classic and modern rooms and 2 golf courses.

 

West Dunbartonshire

Cameron House on Loch Lomond, Balloch (27 holes)
Beautifully located hotel with fine dining and top leisure facilities.

 

Wales

Caerphilly

Bryn Meadows Golf, Hotel & Spa, Maesycwmmer (18 holes)
Attractive hotel with an enviable range of facilities.

 

Newport

The Celtic Manor Resort, Newport (54 holes)
One for the keen golfers.

The Manor House, Newport (54 holes)
Traditional country house feel with a modern twist.

 

Powys

The Lake Country House & Spa, Llangammarch Wells (9 holes)
Victorian country house offering high levels of quality and comfort.

 

Northern Ireland

County Antrim

Galgorm Resort & Spa, Ballymena (9 holes)
Stylish hotel and spa in attractive grounds.

 

County Fermanagh

Lough Erne Resort, Enniskillen (18 holes)
Tranquil resort featuring championship golf courses.

 

County Londonderry Derry

Brown Trout Golf & Country Inn, Aghadowey (9 holes)
Warm welcome and seamless service.

 

 

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