Enjoy a relaxed golf break at a range of fantastic courses.
Royal Co Down – only 30 minutes drive
028 4372 3314
Royal County Down is located in one of the world’s most naturally beautiful links settings in the Murlough Nature Reserve. Against the magnificant backdrop of the Mountains of Mourne, the links stretches along the shores of Dundrum Bay, zigzagging back and fourth to provide a different vista from virtually every hole.
The narrowest ribbons of fairways are surrounded by purple heather and golden gorse, so beautiful to look at but so punishing for any who may stray from the prescribed path.
Royal Portrush – 2 hour drive
028 7082 2311
Founded in 1888, the legendary Royal Portrush Golf Club has two Championship Courses – the renowned Dunluce Course and the smaller, but equally enjoyable Valley Course. Both command impressive views across the North Atlantic with breathtaking views of Scotland and Donegal but the golf is even more spectacular.
Ardglass Golf Course – 10 minutes drive
028 4484 1219
The course is a true test of golf, particularly on a windy day. The course hugs the coastline, with no fewer than 8holes where the Irish Sea coastline comes into play. The Irish Sea is visible from all 18 tees and greens and on a clear day it is possible to see across the Irish Sea to the Isle of Man.
Kirkistown Castle Golf Course, Cloughey, Portaferry – 5 minute ferry crossing plus a 15 minute drive
028 4277 1233
Kirkistown Castle is a true links and was founded in 1902. It is situated in the village of Cloughey on the eastern seaboard of the Ards peninsula making it the most easterly 18-hole golf course on the island of Ireland.
Downpatrick Golf Club – 10 minutes drive
028 4461 5947
This parkland course measures 6120 yards, and with tight tree lined fairways, fast and true greens and well placed bunkers provides a serious test of shot making.
Bright Castle Golf Club, Downpartick – 15 minutes drive
028 4484 1319
18 hole parkland course delivering great views on a very tough but very fair layout. Don’t be deceived by the tree lined fairways – pitfalls aplenty await. The back tee boxes are particularly tricky, requiring straight hitting. New visitors and societies welcome, all year round, any day of the week.
Spa Golf Club, Ballynahinch – 25 minutes drive
028 9756 2365
Having celebrated its Centenary in 2007, Spa is a long, demanding and enjoyable par 72 parkland layout. Feature holes such as the notorious par 3 second, the classic 405 yard par 4 eleventh, or the 120 yard par 3 eighth will stretch the abilities of the most dedicated golfer. Spa is also a relaxing oasis with magnificent views of the Mourne Mountains and an abundance of resident wildlife.
Rockmount Golf Club, Carryduff – 30 minutes drive
028 9081 2279
Rockmount Golf Course has been cleverly designed to ensure that the land’s natural features are incorporated throughout the 18holes and the undulating course offers a variety at every turn. There are four par three, four par five and the remainder are par four holes, the total distance being 6,410yards.Booking Enquiry >