Gather up your clubs and don your golf shoes; it’s time to plan a great golfing break complete with luxury accommodation. Whether you’re a pro, a novice or treating someone else, here are our picks of the best hotels to enjoy a golfing break at.
Top image: Barnham Broom
Their signature golf course was designed by famed golf architect Ross McMurray. It features an inventive course layout set in the grounds of the hotel, with an array of challenging holes to test yourself with. They also offer tuition and equipment hire, and they have special offers to combine golfing with accommodation for that perfect golf break!
With stylish 4-star accommodation and great facilities, the hotel also has a deluxe spa and fitness centre plus delicious food at its 1559 Restaurant and Lounge Bar.
Find out more about Sprowston Manor here.
You’re guaranteed a great golf break at Barnham Broom with two championship golf courses in its grounds. The Valley Course, opened in 1977, is a 72 par course designed by Frank Pennink, one of Europe’s most prominent and respected golf course architects, and is set among the beautiful countryside which surrounds the hotel. The Hill Course - designed by renowned golf architect Donald Steele - was opened in 1989 and offers wider fairways with great views over the Norfolk countryside!
The hotel also runs special tuition breaks and golf break packages including accommodation, so you can also make the most of the elegant rooms, great facilities, delicious restaurants and luxury spa!
Find out more about Barnham Boom here.
Check out Dunston Hall’s par 71 parkland course spanning 6,275 yards, which winds around the hotel’s beautiful building and offers USGA rated fairways with great views and a challenge for all abilities. They also offer Summer Golf Days which are well worth booking in for. If you need to work on your swing then take advantage of expert tuition available from 5 PGA Golf professionals.
The hotel itself is a magnificent mansion which was built in 1859, offering 4-star accomodation, luxury spa and great facilities, all set in 150 acres of beautiful Norfolk woodland.
Find out more about Dunston Hall here.
For a post-golf tipple these hotels all offer excellent bar facilities to relax and unwind in. Head to Bunkers, at Dunston Hall, for a bite to eat where you can enjoy brilliant views over the course, or book a table in their Brasserie Bar & Grill.
Sprowston Manor’s 1559 Restaurant & Lounge Bar is the perfect spot to refuel, or for something a little more casual enjoy a bite to eat in their Zest Cafe Bar & Grill - it has more of a pub atmosphere which is ideal for a post-game catch-up.
Barnham Broom’s Brasserie serves up delicious dishes inspired by Norfolk and a great range of local ales, or go for a more relaxed vibe at their Sports Bar – enjoy freshly-cooked meals overlooking the golf course and catch up on your favourite sports whilst you’re there.
Image: Barnham Broom's Sports Bar
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