Local Golf Courses
Bamburgh Castle Golf Club
A course for the photographic golfer, for no other course offers such views over a 360-degree panorama - a total of five castles can be seen from the 15th hole! This course is less than a mile from the cottage down The Wynding which terminates at the golf club house, making this the perfect holiday course on your door step. The golfer in the family can sneak away for a quick 9 wholes whilst the family play on the beach, offering guilt free holiday golf!
Six par threes and nine hidden holes test not only your golf but also the forces of nature, with gorse and whinstone often the victors.The clubhouses, built in1904 (the same year as the courses were laid out), offers light snacks over which to contemplate unrivalled views.
Seahouses Golf Club
This small, but perfectly formed, course has twelve links holes and six parkland holes each with their own character. No hole is more daunting than the fearsome 10th, a par three over the liquid fairway of the old quarry. Short enough to play all day, the course and its clubhouse amply repay the time spent, even if some of it is spent gazing at the splendid views of the Farne Islands.
Dunstanburgh Castle Golf Course
If there is one reason for golfers to come to Northumberland this James Braid classic is it! Lying on the coast at Embleton, only three miles from your cottage, nestling in the crook of silver sanded Embleton Bay with the ruins of Dunstanburgh Castle as a constant spectator, this course weaves its own magic.
Rolling links, plateau greens and fair - but only just - fairways bring to the fore the reason why golfers took up the game.
It offers a most welcoming clubhouse. Its well-presented food plays host to an international membership within the club.
Goswick Golf Course
A James Braid masterpiece of links golf construction. This course is everything a golf course should be, lovingly tended by green keepers who pamper every little hill and hollow to make this one of the finest links course you will ever play. Little pot bunkers penalise the greedy whilst the undulating greens reward the studious and the breeze demands attention.
An excellently stocked pro shop and driving ground complete all golfers requirements, with the clubhouse providing quality to match the course.
Alnwick Golf Course
Set high above the Ducal town of Alnwick with its Castle and Garden now a world-class destination is Swansfield Park, the home of Alnwick Golf Club.
Part mature parkland and part heath this course is sure to please, with the possible exception of the 14th, a monster par 5 known as 'The Lang Wang'.
Friendly unpretentious clubhouse with super soup!
Alnmouth Golf Club (Foxton Hall)
An interesting curiosity - a seaside parkland golf course. Hosting many county events, this course is manicured by the most attentive green staff, who always present the course in immaculate condition.
The old Foxton Hall serves as a most dignified clubhouse, where relaxation after a round is a reminder of how thing used to be.
Small pro shop and quality changing rooms for visitors.