Photo: © PaulT (Gunther Tschuch)
Photo: © PaulT (Gunther Tschuch)

Golf in Northumberland

Northumberland is a county in North East England and is bordered by the Scottish Borders to the north. To the east is the North Sea coastline spans more than 100 kilometres (60 miles). The county is noted for its undeveloped landscape of high moorland, which is currently protected as the Northumberland National Park. Northumberland is the least densely populated county in the UK. Alnmouth Village Golf Club is the oldest course in Northumberland. The club was established in 1869, making it the oldest 9 hole links course in England.

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Photo: © PaulT (Gunther Tschuch)
Golf in Northumberland
As Northumberland borders the North Sea, you will find a lot of seaside and links courses here. So, when planning a golf break to Northumberland, make sure to play Goswick Golf Club, Close House Hotel & Golf Club, Northumberland Golf Club and De Vere Slaley Hall. As mentioned, the best course lie along the coast and just above Newcastle upon Tyne. If you want a break from golf, then discover romantically ruinous castles, visit abandoned beaches or the bunting-strewn market towns. A few places you must visit in Northumberland are Hadrian's Wall, the Holy Island and Alnwich Castle. Getting to Northumberland is fairly easy and can be reached through the air via Newcastle International Airport or Edinburgh or by ferry through Port of Tyne.


FAQ's about golf in Northumberland
Have questions? These are the most popular questions with data-driven answers.
What is the best golf course in Northumberland?
Goswick Golf Club is the best golf course in Northumberland. Out of 42 golf courses in Northumberland, the rating 8.5 of Goswick Golf Club is the highest. Click here to view the 10 best golf courses in Northumberland
Is Northumberland good for golf?
A 9.1 rating indicates Northumberland is outstanding as a golf destination. This rating is based on several elements, like the average rating of golf clubs within this destination and the density of above-average golf clubs.
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