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

Find the best places to stay for your next golfing weekend



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.



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

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.

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.



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.



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.



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.



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

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.



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


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.


Northern Ireland

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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