Staycation Golf Breaks – Discover the Fantastic UK Golf Courses to Play in 2020
With Covid-19 putting our usual travel plans on hold, why not consider some of the stunning UK golf trips that you can enjoy by car. No matter where you live on the UK mainland, these resorts are driveable, making it even easier to socially distance!
Enjoy the great British summer, support local businesses, and book a UK golf holiday to one of these fantastic resorts. You might be surprised by what’s on offer, so celebrate the best of Britain with a golfing staycation.
Our selection of UK golf resorts are within reach this summer and autumn. Contact our team who can assist in arranging the right holiday for you, as well as making it as stress-free as possible.
When Can I Book a Golf Break in the UK?
There is no absolute guidance on this from the government as yet, however, the generally accepted date for UK hotels & resorts re-opening on the 4th July 2020.
Golf courses are now open across the UK and are operating with safety and social distancing measures in place.
Where are the Best Staycation Golf Breaks?
Resort: The Celtic Manor Resort
2 hours 30 mins from London
3 hours from Manchester
The 2010 Ryder Cup was held at this vast resort set in the stunning Welsh Usk Valley. This is an exceptional resort where you experience the magic of the Ryder Cup glory as soon as you enter the premises.
Play the famous Twenty Ten Course, enjoy the Forum Spa, and try out a variety of other sporting activities. Unwind in the 5-star luxury manor house hotel with seven restaurants to experience.
Location: Hertfordshire, South of England
Resort: Hanbury Manor Golf and Country Club
1 hour from London
3 hours 45 mins to Manchester
This Jacobean masterpiece is an impressive 5-star luxury resort, perfect for a relaxing golf break in the UK. The 18 hole championship golf course winds its way around the main hotel. The expansive grounds are beautiful and contain many activities for guests to try out.
There is a signature spa area and swimming pool. For gastronomy, we recommend the Zodiac restaurant, followed by an evening drink in the atmospheric oak-paneled library.
Location: Ayrshire, Scotland
Resort: Trump Turnberry
1 Hours 15 minutes from Glasgow
4 4ours 20 mins from Manchester
The west coast of Scotland provides an astounding array of scenic golf courses; when it comes to the complete resort, Turnberry has it all. This elegant and luxurious hotel and recently had a £150m renovation, which has improved every aspect of the resort.
The Ailsa golf course is the star of the show, host of The Open and the famous “Duel in the Sun”. The course follows the rugged coastline and provides beautiful views of the sea, including the lighthouse and Ailsa Craig. Golfing facilities are exceptional with vast pro-shop and changing areas, along with an excellent golf school too.
The fantastic 1906 restaurant provides high-quality dishes and stunning views of the golf course and sea.
Resort: The Belfry Hotel
2 Hours 15 minutes from London
1 hour 45 mins from Manchester
Another host of the Ryder Cup, this historic resort is a golfers paradise. Play the stunning Brabazon Course and follow the memories of Ryder Cups past. The PGA National Course is also a great warm-up course.
After the golf there is a range of bars and restaurants to try out, we recommend the Ryder Kitchen. The resort also features a large spa and swimming pool area, providing a serene and peaceful area to relax.
Resort: Oulton Hall Hotel
3 Hours 30 minutes from London
1 Hour from Manchester
The historic Oulton Hall is set in an 18th Century manor house and grounds. The property is only 5 miles from Leeds city centre, however, provides golfers with a perfect countryside retreat. The resort is fantastic value and the on-site parkland golf course allows a challenge for all levels of golfer.
The Calveley Restaurant has views over the course and exceptional food and service.