The beauty of golf in Northumberland is that there is a large number of excellent courses, all of which are extremely welcoming with perhaps the most affordable green fees in England.
Alnmouth is a fantastic location for golfers with 2 historic courses on the doorstep. The 2 courses are very different but both are highly recommended and definitely worth playing.
Alnmouth Village golf course is England’s oldest 9 hole links course, founded in 1869, and is literally 5 minutes walk from Beach house. The course is situated next to one of Northumberland’s best beaches and is a fine example of a traditional links
Alnmouth (Foxton Hall) Golf Club adjoins the village and is a fantastic 18 hole championship course. It is a beautiful parkland course but sits alongside the beach with unbeatable views. The club house is really nice and offers good golf club food and fine beers!
Beyond Alnmouth there are a number of great coastal courses that are definitely worth playing – all with spectacular views providing a unique golfing experience. We have listed our favourites below:
Alnmouth Golf Club
Contact: Peter Simpson (secretary)
Tel: 01665 830231
Alnmouth Village Golf Club
Tel: 01665 830370
Dunstanburgh Castle Golf Club
Created by the great golf course architect, James Braid and is an 18 hole, 6298 yard, par 70 test of your golfing skills. A stunning true links course which lies in the shadow of Dunstanburgh Castle
Tel: 01665 576562
Bamburgh Castle Golf Club
There are stunning views of Lindisfarne, The Farne islands, The Cheviots and of course Bamburgh Castle – perhaps the most scenic course in Northumberland
Tel: 01668 214378
Goswick Golf Club (Berwick)
This is an open championship course and provides a pure links golfing experience. One of Englands hidden gems, and well worth the trip up the A1!
Tel: Secretary 01289 387256
If you would like any additional information or suggestions, please feel free to call Sean on 07771 794193