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Ash Barton Estate. Braunton. North Devon

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.

Plenty of golf courses to choose from 

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 magazine 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.

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.

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. 

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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A great gathering for the Pitt family for a 70th birthday. Sore throats from laughing, talking and possibly drinking so much! Swimming every morning before breakfast, children exhausted from playing in the games barn, friends laughing and talking - what more could we ask for! Thank you Ash Barton for making dreams come true.

Pauline Pitt

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