Britain is famous the world over for its Royal golf courses with the distinguished Royal-blessing. Around each of these classic courses are to be found several excellent well known links and heathland layouts, as well as some fabulous traditional hidden gems.
Soak up the golf history, tradition, and hospitality, be welcomed like a member and enjoy experiencing the local color and character of these private but accessible golf clubs.
We have researched and chosen some excellent itinerary options featuring Britain’s Royal Courses and Hidden Gems for your consideration, all of which can be combined with other itineraries and famous courses throughout England, Scotland and Wales.
Excellent Golf on the Lancs Coast, all within an hour of Liverpool.
Golf – Royal Lytham & St. Annes, Fairhaven, St. Annes Old Links
Hotel – Dormy House Lytham
Extra Golf – Southport & Ainsdale, Formby, Royal Birkdale
Escape to England’s Southwest for legendary Westward Ho and Dartmoor.
Golf – Royal North Devon with Saunton East and Bernham & Berrow
Hotel – Saunton Sands Hotel
Extra Golf – Saunton West
Less than 2 hours from London, historic Sandwich is the perfect base.
Golf – Royal Cinque Ports with Princes and Littlestone
Hotel – The Bell Hotel, The Rose, Blazing Donkey
Extra Golf – Royal St Georges, North Foreland
Coastal Norfolk on the North Sea is superb and off the beaten path.
Golf – Royal Cromar and Hunstanton
Hotel – Nelson Inn, The Hoste Arms
Extra Golf – Sheringham, Kings Lynn
Combine an exciting London stay with wonderful Royal Golf nearby.
Golf – Royal Mid Surrey, Royal Wimbledon & Coombe Hill
Hotel – Hotel du Vin, Cannizaro
Extra golf – The New Zealand Club, Woking, Royal Blackheath
Stay in Liverpool, enjoy the Beatles experience along with world class Royal links.
Golf – Royal Liverpool, St Annes Old Links and Fairhaven Links
Hotel – Hard Day’s Night Hotel Liverpool
Extra Golf – Royal Birkdale, Formby, Hillside & West Lancs
Golf in the shadow of the magnificent Harlech Castle in beautiful North Wales.
Golf – Royal St. Davids, Nefyn and Conwy
Hotels – Castle Hotel or Quay Hotel and Spa
Extra Golf – Aberdovey, Royal Portcawl and Southerndown
Enjoy wonderful links in South Wales, a visit to Cardiff and its storied castle.
Golf – Royal Portcawl, Pyne & Kenfig and Southerndown
Hotels – The Great House
Extra Golf – Penard and Tenby
The best links golf on the North Sea and excellent nearby distilleries.
Golf – Royal Aberdeen with Murcar and Fraserburgh
Hotels – Chester Hotel or Malmaison
Extra Golf – Cruden Bay and Trump International
Barely 30 minutes from Edinburgh, play superb links with views of Bass Rock.
Golf – Royal Burgess, Musselburgh and Bruntsfield
Hotels – Waldorf Astoria, Bruntsfield Links Hotel
Extra Golf – North Berwick, Gullane, Dunbar, Kilspindie
A Donald Ross masterpiece, superb hidden gems, and famous distilleries.
Golf – Royal Dornoch, Nairn, Fortrose & Rosemarkie
Hotel – Ness Walk, Kingsmills
Extra Golf – Castle Stuart, Nairn Dunbar, Tain, Golspie
A super Royal Course with a magnificent supporting cast of hidden gems.
Golf – Royal Troon with Barassie and Dundonald
Hotels – Old Loans Inn, Dundonald, Marine Troon
Extra Golf – Prestwick, Turnberry, Irvine Links and Prestwick St Nicholas