Golf in North Devon
Whether you’re a keen golfer – or an enthusiastic beginner – strolling round one of North Devon’s golf courses on a sunny day has to be one of life’s small pleasures. And there are plenty of golf courses to choose from in this part of the world.
Golfing in Saunton
Ash Barton is only three miles away from the famous Saunton Golf Club, which has two Championship links courses and has been listed in Golf World and Golf Monthly magazines as one of the 100 Best Courses in the UK. There’s also a long practice ground, a short game area and a covered driving range too.
Playing golf in Ilfracombe
Or try the Ilfracombe Golf Club. It sits on top of the cliffs with fantastic views to Lundy Island, which means the course is testing in windy conditions. But you can reward yourself in the club house afterwards with an afternoon tea and homemade cake. Or something a little stronger if your round didn’t go to plan.
Putting in Portmore
Portmore Golf Park, just on the outside of Barnstaple, has two stunning golf courses including the 18 hole Barum course and 9 hole Lankey course. There’s also a 21 bay floodlit golf range as well as putting and chipping green facilities.
Teeing off in Westward Ho!
Or enjoy a round or two at England’s oldest course, the Royal North Devon golf course at Westward Ho! It’s known as the St Andrews of the south and considered a course that every golfer must play. Visitors are welcome, and you can book your tee time through their website. They also do a good bacon bap.
We’ll see you at the 19th.
Enjoy a golf holiday at Ash Barton
If you’re thinking about organising a golf holiday in North Devon, tee off from Ash Barton. It’s close to some of the best golf courses and clubs in the area and there’s plenty of space for golf bags and kit. And after a round or two, what better way to relax then with a glass of something special on the patio.
Golf clubs in Devon near to Ash Barton
- Saunton Golf Club, 3 miles
- Mortehoe and Woolacombe Golf Club, 10 miles
- Portmore Golf Park, 11 miles
- Ilfracombe Golf Club, 11 miles
- Royal North Devon Golf Club, 17 miles
- Highbullen Golf and Country Club, 21 miles
- Chulmleigh Golf Course, 25 miles
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Chulmleigh Golf Club
Short 18-hole courses open to the public and set over 13 acres. Relaxed dress code.
Highbullen Golf and Country Club
18-hole USGA specification golf course set in wooded parkland.
Ilfracombe Golf Club
18-hole golf course situated on top of the rugged cliffs of the North Devon coast.
Morthoe and Woolacombe Golf Club
Exceptional 9-hole / 18-tee layout with panoramic sea views.
Portmore Golf Club
Two course golf club including the 9-hole Landkey Course and the 18-hole Barum Course.
Royal North Devon Golf Club
The oldest golf course in the country and regarded as the St Andrews of the South.
Saunton Golf Club
36 holes of beautiful championship links golf, in the heart of North Devon.
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