Editor’s choice: 2016 Golf Hotels

golfing hotel breaks are an ideal way to have a luxury trip, get fresh air and add a bit of competition into the mix. golf-lovers will find perfect putting pitches, fabulous fairways and marvellous 19th holes at our independently-reviewed hotels. tee off on the uk’s best golf courses, return for divine dining and enjoy everything a top hotel can offer. take a trip to dunlavin’s rathsallagh house which is set in magnificent parkland with a golf course and a walled garden. the course is listed in the top 30 of ireland’s finest courses. glenapp castle, south ayrshire, is located within easy driving reach of four championship golf courses – turnberry, royal troon, prestwick and western gailes, plus high quality courses in the local area. budock vean in cornwall has its own nine-hole course in its extensive grounds on the banks of the helford river.

Editor’s choice: 2016 Golf Hotels

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Special offer
Budock Vean

Budock Vean - Summer Special Offer

Mawnan Smith

'Tasteful refurbishment' has given a 'fresh seaside look' to Martin Barlow’s ‘super’ hotel, says a returning visitor in 2016.
From £60 per night
  • indoor_pool
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled
  • wifi
  • parking
10% discount voucher
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Trefeddian Hotel

Trefeddian Hotel - Special Summer Breaks

Aberdyfi

‘A hotel with heart and soul’, this long-time favourite overlooking Cardigan Bay has been ‘well run’ by the Cave family and ‘unfailingly cheerful’ staff for more than a century.
From £65 per night
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • view
  • indoor_pool
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • b&b
  • disabled
  • wifi
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Castle Cottage

Castle Cottage

Harlech

How times change: steps from the medieval castle, Glyn and Jacqueline Roberts’s ‘impressive’ restaurant-with-rooms occupies two of Harlech’s oldest buildings, described in 1798 as a cheerless spot offering no bed, just a dirt floor strewn with rushes. Today, Guide readers praise the ‘excellent’ contemporary rooms, each well equipped with a king-size bed, tea and coffee, fresh fruit, Welsh spring water, slippers.
From £130 per night
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
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Stella Maris

Stella Maris

Ballycastle

‘I had an excellent stay.’ In a ‘dramatically beautiful’ setting on the Wild Atlantic Way, Frances Kelly-McSweeney’s hotel wins praise for its ‘comfortable’ rooms, its ‘local and freshly prepared’ meals and its ‘cosy’ atmosphere.
From £75.00 per night
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • view
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
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Isle of Eriska Hotel, Spa and Island

Isle of Eriska Hotel, Spa and Island

Eriska

Rumble across a bridge at the mouth of Loch Creran to reach this ‘simply faultless’ Victorian baronial mansion, a luxury spa hotel, with a Michelin-starred restaurant, on a private pleasure island. ‘A magical place,’ say guests in 2016.
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • view
  • activities
  • wine
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • spa
  • disabled
  • wifi

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