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

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



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.



Stoke Park, Stoke Poges (27 holes)
Stunning mansion in ‘Capability’ Brown parkland.



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.



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



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.



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



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.



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



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.



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.



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



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



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



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



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



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.



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.




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.



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


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





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



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.




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



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.



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.


Republic of Ireland



County Cavan


Farnham Estate Spa and Golf Resort, Cavan (18 holes)
A naturally friendly atmosphere with a positive team.


County Clare

Dromoland Castle Hotel, Newmarket-on-Fergus (18 holes)
18th-century castle offering a warm welcome and outdoor pursuits.


County Donegal

Redcastle Hotel, Golf & Spa Resort, Moville (9 holes)
Informal, friendly atmosphere which puts guests at ease.



Castleknock Hotel, Dublin (18 holes)
Naturally friendly staff make a stay here special.

Roganstown Hotel and Country Club, (18 holes)
Comfortable hotel with vast parkland and leisure facilities.

Portmarnock Hotel and Golf Links, Portmarnock (18 holes)
Impressive hotel in a commanding location by the sea.

Citywest Hotel, Saggart (18 holes)
It may be Ireland's largest hotel, but it still has a personal touch.


County Galway

Glenlo Abbey Hotel, Galway (9 holes)
Refurbished hotel offering an unusual dining experience.


County Kerry

Castlerosse Hotel & Holiday Homes, Killarney (9 holes)
A well-presented and comfortable hotel with welcoming staff.


County Kildare

Carton House Hotel Golf & Spa, Maynooth (36 holes)
Carefully renovated with sumptuous fabrics and a polite welcome.

The K Club, Straffan (36 holes)
Country house in rolling woodland with two championship golf courses.


County Kilkenny

The Manor House at Mount Juliet Estate, Thomastown (18 holes)
Perfect for country pursuits in vast open parkland.


County Louth

Ballymascanlon House Hotel, Dundalk (18 holes)
Elegant house in woodland at the foot of the Cooley Mountains.


County Mayo

Ashford Castle, Cong (9 holes)
Old meets new in this magnificent castle with modern comforts.

The Lodge at Ashford Castle, Cong (9 holes)
Wonderful surroundings and facilities and a fluid dining experience.


County Waterford

Faithlegg House Hotel & Golf Resort, Waterford (18 holes)
Well-judged hospitality in a beautifully managed property.


County Wicklow

Tulfarris Hotel & Golf Resort, Blessington (18 holes)
Popular wedding venue with beautiful grounds.

Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa, Enniskerry (36 holes)
Simply soak up the grandeur or venture out to explore the vast grounds.

Druids Glen Hotel & Golf Resort, Newtownmountkennedy (36 holes)
Delightful hotel in stunning grounds – a golfers’ paradise.

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