Editor’s Choice Golf Hotels

Trefeddian Hotel, Aberdovey

2021 Editor's Choice Hotels for Golfers

Editor’s Choice Golf Hotels

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The Atlantic Hotel

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St Brelade

There are ocean views from every hole at Jersey’s La Moye golf course, plus a few rocky outcrops on the fairway. At the adjacent Atlantic Hotel, rooms without sea views overlook the fairways. The food is well above par.
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Romney Bay House

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New Romney

On one side of this 1920s mansion built by Clough Williams-Ellis lies the English Channel, while on the other is Littlestone golf course. It’s a scenic, isolated spot, whether you’re playing on the Championship Links or The Warren.
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  • bird_watching
  • garden
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Trefeddian Hotel

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Aberdovey

The nine-hole putting course at this family-friendly, dog-friendly hotel on the coast is just a warm-up for the real thing: Trefeddian overlooks Aberdovey’s 18-hole championship golf course. Coaching and caddies are available if needed.
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Ballymaloe House

Ballymaloe House

Shanagarry

For a bit of fun or practice, there is a five- hole course in front of this hotel, with golf balls and clubs available at reception. For something more serious, there are courses at nearby Castlemartyr, Fota Island and Harbour Point.
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Park House, Hotel & Spa

Park House, Hotel & Spa

Midhurst

If you like to mix your golf with other activities, Seamus O’Brien’s South Downs leisure hotel may be the place. As well as a putting lawn and six-hole 18-tee golf course, there are two pools and a spa, plus tennis, croquet and bowls.
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Beechwood Hotel

Beechwood Hotel

North Walsham

Guests at Emma and Hugh Asher’s country house hotel can enjoy special deals at Mundesley and Royal Cromer golf clubs. In the evening, there’s a different clubby atmosphere back at Beechwood, with a rolling programme of evening events.
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Budock Vean

Budock Vean

Falmouth

The golf bar has views over the fairway, Sky Sports is tuned to the golf channel, and the nine-hole course has one of the longest par-fives in the country. Better still, green fees at the Barlow family’s resort hotel are included.
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Hilton Park

Hilton Park

Clones

There’s a double bonus for guests staying at the sprawling Madden family estate, home to Clones golf course: not only are greens fees complimentary, but the rolling woodland course features 20 holes, after an extra two were added in 2005.
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Greywalls

Greywalls

Gullane

The only thing separating this Lutyens- designed house from Muirfield golf course is a ha-ha. Some rooms have links views, and you can drink or dine overlooking the green of the 18th hole. It is possible to tee off on 22 golf courses within ten miles.
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Boath House

Boath House

Nairn

Two championship golf courses are in Nairn, while Castle Stuart, home of the Scottish open, is nearby, and Royal Dornoch is one of 30 golf courses within an hour’s drive. But first you need to tear yourself away from the exquisite hotel grounds.
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Mallory Court

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Leamington Spa

To tee or not to tee, that is the question facing guests at this Lutyens-style Arts and Crafts country house. Do you head out to imbibe culture at Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon, when Royal Leamington Spa Golf Club is just across the way and the game’s afoot?
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Star Castle

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St Mary's

Guests at the Francis family’s Elizabethan fortified mansion have complimentary use of the course at St Mary’s Golf Club. The nine-hole, 18-tee course is a mix of traditional links and gently rolling moorland sprigged with heather and gorse, affording fabulous sea views.
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Romney Bay House

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New Romney

Hedda Hopper dreamt of creating an English Le Touquet when she engaged Clough Williams-Ellis to build this house on Romney Marsh between the English Channel and Littlestone Golf Club. The dream was in vain, but the two courses – the Championship Links and The Warren – are wonderfully atmospheric.
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The Dog at Wingham

The Dog at Wingham - Dinner, Bed and Breakfast Special Offer

Canterbury

Mark Bridgen’s village pub has teamed up with some great clubs to offer golf packages, with transport provided. Choose Faversham, Canterbury, Princes in Sandwich Bay, or maybe Royal St George’s, Sandwich, 15 minutes' drive away. It hosts the US Open in July.
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Prestonfield

Prestonfield

Edinburgh

James Thomson’s sumptuous hotel at the foot of Arthur’s Seat is right by Prestonfield’s James Braid-designed golf course and Royal Holyrood Park. Tee times are available to guests – or the concierge can arrange them at such iconic Scottish courses as Gleneagles, Turnberry and St Andrew’s.
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Castle Cottage

Castle Cottage

Harlech

Residents at Glyn and Jacqueline Roberts’s restaurant-with-rooms receive a 10% discount on green fees at Royal St David’s Golf Club, one of the world’s finest traditional links courses. For variety-seekers there are 18 courses within one hour’s drive.
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Rayanne House

Rayanne House

Holywood

A 100-yard shot from Holywood Golf Club, and offering discounted green fees, Conor and Bernie McClelland’s characterful B&B celebrates a local golfing hero in the Rory McIlroy Room. Its bathroom has grass-effect tiles, a shower grab bar fashioned from one of your man’s golf clubs, engraved with ‘Rors’.
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Budock Vean

Budock Vean

Falmouth

Green fees are included in room rates at Martin Barlow’s resort hotel with golf shop and its own course, bounded by the Helford river. The original 1920s design by James Braid envisaged 18 holes. With the sale of some land it was reduced, but this is possibly Cornwall’s best nine-hole, 18-tee golf course.
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Hilton Park

Hilton Park

Clones

Guests at Fred and Joanna Madden’s glorious country house have complimentary use of Clones Golf Course, within the demesne. The 1920s nine-hole course was expanded to 18 in 2001, with a further two holes added in 2005, making this a rare 20-hole course. Drinks and good craic are on offer in ’the 21st hole’.
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Greywalls

Greywalls

Gullane

Built in 1901 by Sir Edwin Lutyens as a golfing retreat for sporting celebrity Alfred Lyttelton, the Weaver family’s country house gazes out to the Firth of Forth across Muirfield course. Golfing parties of up to 40 can have exclusive use, and take drinks on the lawn overlooking the 18th green.
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2019 Editor's Choice Hotels for Golfers

Editor’s Choice Golf Hotels

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Rathmullan House

Rathmullan House - Winter Nights Special Offer

Rathmullan

You drive along the shores of Lough Swilly from this welcoming, family-run country house, to find Otway golf course, one of the oldest in Ireland, founded in 1893, bordered by sand coves, with spectacular views across the lough to the Inishowen hills.
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The Atlantic Hotel

The Atlantic Hotel - Free Dinner Offer

St Brelade

Most guests choose a room with a glorious sea view at this upmarket, family-run hotel in landscaped gardens above a sandy beach. However, golf fanatics may prefer a room overlooking La Moye golf course, with its hills, pot bunkers, gorse and ocean breezes.
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Romney Bay House

Romney Bay House - Winter Coastal Break Special Offer

New Romney

Built by Clough Williams Ellis for Hollywood actress and gossip-monger Hedda Hopper, this lovely hotel stands between the Strait of Dover and Littlestone golf course, a gem, with challenging Rye coursedown the road. Hopper dreamed of creating an English Le Touquet but this is so much more romantic.
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Trigony House

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Thornhill

Golfers are spoilt for choice, with no fewer than 30 golf course, in driving distance of this 18th-century former sporting lodge. It’s just a mile to Thornhill, set in heathland and parkland in the Nith Valley, and Royal Troon an hour to the north.
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Prestonfield

Prestonfield

Edinburgh

A historic, luxurious hotel with theatrical interiors, Prestonfield stands in parkland under Arthur’s Seat, beside picturesque Duddingston course with a meandering burn running through. It’s handy, too, for James Braid’s Prestonfield course – and all just minutes from the shops and city bustle.
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Castle Cottage

Castle Cottage

Harlech

Just above the historic castle, this restaurant-with-rooms is run with a personal touch by the chef/proprietor and his wife. Guests receive a discount on green fees as world-renowned Royal St David’s Golf Club, host to the Ryder Cup in 2010, and there are 18 courses within an hour’s drive.
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Viewmount House

Viewmount House

Longford

A warm welcome awaits at this antique-filled Georgian mansion in parkland on the edge of town. It is right by County Longford Golf Club, founded in 1894 and one of Ireland’s oldest. A Guide inspector judged everything well above par.
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The Neptune

The Neptune

Old Hunstanton

There’s Michelin-starred cooking at this 18th-century coaching inn turned restaurant-with-rooms. Home-baked croissants set guests up for a round at 125-year-old Hunstanton golf course, amid the dunes and link grasses, overlooking The Wash.
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Treglos Hotel

Treglos Hotel

Padstow

In long-time family ownership, this seaside holiday hotel and spa offers golf breaks, tuition packages, buggy hire. Their 18-hole course is designed for beginners and more experienced golfers. Trevose Golf Club is nearby, and lovely St Enodoc a short drive away.
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The Salutation

The Salutation

Sandwich

A fine Queen Anne-style Lutyens mansion with gardens inspired by Gertrude Jekyll, in a gem of a medieval town, this Guide newcomer is close to Royal St George’s Golf Club (host to the US Open in 2020), and handy for Deal’s Royal Cinque Ports course.
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Rathmullan House

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Rathmullan

Built for a bishop in about 1760, Rathmullan House has been a beacon of Donegal hospitality since the early ’60s.
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The Atlantic Hotel

The Atlantic Hotel - Free Dinner Offer

St Brelade

It’s all about the seaside at this luxury hotel designed to resemble a 1930s ocean liner, where readers this year had a ‘wonderful, relaxing stay’.
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Balcary Bay Hotel

Balcary Bay Hotel

Auchencairn

In ‘suitably isolated splendour’ on the shores of the Solway Firth, Graeme Lamb’s hotel gazes across the water to Hestan Isle and the peaks of the Lake District.
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Marlfield House

Marlfield House

Gorey

Built for the Earls of Courtown, this Regency-style, 19th-century dower house has been run as an ‘absolutely lovely’ hotel by the Bowe family for more than 40 years.
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Park House, Hotel & Spa

Park House, Hotel & Spa

Midhurst

Now a luxury spa hotel in a ‘magnificent’ setting, this country house was a family home when it first opened its doors to the Cowdray Park set back in 1949.
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Riverwood

Riverwood

Pitlochry

You can gaze out at the River Tay over breakfast at Ann and Alf Berry’s Arts and Crafts-style B&B in wooded grounds on the edge of a conservation village.
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Budock Vean

Budock Vean

Falmouth

‘The setting could hardly be more enticing’ at this spa hotel and golf resort on a ‘magical’ part of the Helford river.
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Lake Country House Hotel & Spa

Lake Country House Hotel & Spa

Llangammarch Wells

Mock Tudor meets the Tyrol with a colonial twist at Jean-Pierre Mifsud’s former hunting and fishing lodge in wooded grounds overlooking a trout lake, with 9-hole golf course, and the River Irfon running through.
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Ballathie House

Ballathie House

Kinclaven

A Victorian ghost, a Russian duke and a former Prince of Wales have all graced this ‘lovely’ Scottish country house in a ‘delightful position’ on the River Tay.
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  • baby-friendly
  • bird_watching
  • child_friendly
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • country_house
  • cycling
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • fishing
  • garden
  • golf
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
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Skeabost House Hotel

Skeabost House Hotel

SKEABOST BRIDGE

Catch sight of this ‘impressive’ Victorian hunting lodge through the trees as you approach; closer up, discover the ‘manicured grounds’ running down to Loch Snizort.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wi-fi
  • rooms_with_a_view

2017 Editor's Choice Hotels for Golfers

Editor’s Choice Golf Hotels

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Chewton Glen

Chewton Glen - 3 Nights for the Price of 2 Special Offer

New Milton

Readers are ‘unable to fault anything at all’ at this ivy-clad country house hotel on the edge of the New Forest, ‘the ultimate luxurious and indulgent treat’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • country_house
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  • cooking_school
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  • view
  • wine
  • disabled
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • honeymoon
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • for_wine-lovers
  • gourmet
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • with_cooking_school
  • baby-friendly
  • horse_riding
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
  • great_breakfast
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The Atlantic Hotel

The Atlantic Hotel - Free Dinner Offer

St Brelade

It’s all about the seaside at this luxury hotel designed to resemble a 1930s ocean liner, where readers this year had a ‘wonderful, relaxing stay’.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wi-fi
  • tennis
  • honeymoon
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • for_wine-lovers
  • gourmet
  • baby-friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
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Trefeddian Hotel

Trefeddian Hotel - October Half Term Special Offer

Aberdovey

It may have a four-star rating, but there is nothing too swanky about this child-friendly, dog-friendly hotel overlooking Cardigan Bay, across the road from dunes, golf links and white-sand beach.
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  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • bandb
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  • wi-fi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • view
  • disabled
  • baby-friendly
  • parking
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • horse_riding
  • wheelchair_accessible
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Gilpin Hotel and Lake House

Gilpin Hotel and Lake House

Windermere

This luxurious country house hotel (Relais & Châteaux) offers ‘indulgent’ rooms, Michelin-starred dining, spacious grounds, legions of staff, and ‘comfort in all the right places’.
  • weddings
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • wi-fi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • wine
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • for_wine-lovers
  • gourmet
  • parking
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wildlife_watching
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • foodie
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Park House, Hotel & Spa

Park House, Hotel & Spa

Midhurst

Now a luxury spa hotel in a ‘magnificent’ setting, this country house was a family home when it first opened its doors to the Cowdray Park set back in 1949.
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  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • activities
  • wine
  • value
  • disabled
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • fishing
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • electric_charging_point
  • baby-friendly
  • parking
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Riverwood

Riverwood

Pitlochry

You can gaze out at the River Tay over breakfast at Ann and Alf Berry’s Arts and Crafts-style B&B in wooded grounds on the edge of a conservation village.
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • bandb
  • wi-fi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • good_value
  • wildlife_watching
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Budock Vean

Budock Vean

Falmouth

‘The setting could hardly be more enticing’ at this spa hotel and golf resort on a ‘magical’ part of the Helford river.
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  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • historic
  • gym
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • vegan-friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • tennis
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • horse_riding
  • electric_charging_point
  • wildlife_watching
  • conference/meeting_friendly
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Ballathie House

Ballathie House

Kinclaven

A Victorian ghost, a Russian duke and a former Prince of Wales have all graced this ‘lovely’ Scottish country house in a ‘delightful position’ on the River Tay.
  • activities
  • baby-friendly
  • bird_watching
  • child_friendly
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • country_house
  • cycling
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • fishing
  • garden
  • golf
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
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2016 Editor's Choice Hotels for Golfers

Editor’s Choice Golf Hotels

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Castle Cottage

Castle Cottage

Harlech

At the top of one of the world’s steepest streets, Glyn and Jacqueline Roberts’s restaurant-with-rooms occupies two 16th-century buildings above Edward I’s formidable castle (faint hearts, take the High Street route).
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • value
  • wi-fi
  • rooms_with_a_view
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  • great_breakfast
  • foodie
  • historic
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Glenapp Castle

Glenapp Castle

Ballantrae

With sweeping views of Ailsa Craig and the Mull of Kintyre, Paul and Poppy Szkiler’s Scottish Baronial-style castle hotel balances a ‘stunning, grand building’ with ‘relaxed luxury’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • spa
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
  • great_breakfast
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • baby-friendly
  • honeymoon
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Stella Maris

Stella Maris

Ballycastle

A sea view was a prerequisite when the British Admiralty built this Victorian coastguard’s HQ, complete with gun turrets, overlooking Bunatrahir Bay on the rugged coast of County Mayo.
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • wi-fi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wildlife_watching
  • bird_watching
  • parking
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St Enodoc

St Enodoc

ROCK

In a fashionable resort on the Camel estuary, this child-friendly hotel has a light, Mediterranean decor with bright colours and original artwork. There are stone floors, open spaces in the public areas.
  • swimming
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • wi-fi
  • swimming_pool
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Carrig Country House & Restaurant

Carrig Country House & Restaurant

CARAGH LAKE

Landscaped and wooded gardens filled with rare shrubs surround this Victorian manor house and former hunting and fishing lodge on the shores of Caragh Lake. Frank and Mary Slattery bought and extended it in 1996, furnishing it throughout with antiques
  • weddings
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • disabled
Last updated: October 27, 2020