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Golf courses in Cornwall

Cornwall’s varied golf courses often come with the added bonus of superb views.

Golfing Holidays

Cornwall has long been a popular holiday destination, not least because of its mild year round climate. The county’s beautiful coastline, sandy beaches and charming fishing villages make it a spectacular place to visit. It is here that golfing visitors will be delighted by superb destinations such as St Mellion, Watergate Bay, Padstow and Fowey and with 29 courses affiliated to Cornwall Golf Union and only 45 now in the county awaiting play, the county has superb facilities to suit all players, whatever the handicap.

From the challenges of rugged windswept headland links courses to celebrity designed and scenic parkland courses, Cornwall’s golf courses offer fantastic diversity. If you would like to lay claim to playing the most southerly course in England, then head to Cornwall. Add charming hotels and luxury self catering accommodation to the mix and you have a perfect golfing holiday.

golf course in bude
If you would like to arrange a golf break in Cornwall, we welcome golf parties and have a range of suitable accommodation. We would be happy to assist in booking your tee off times and help arrange your mini bus or taxi hire as needed.

North coast courses

Our north coast accommodation includes both hotel and a range of self-catering accommodation.

Newquay Golf Club
18 hole links course with stunning views over the Atlantic.

Treloy Golf Club
Treloy Golf Club is a 9 hole executive, well matured parkland course, designed by Bob Sandow. Driving range with top tracer facilities (Being installed June 2024) and a 9 hole putting Practice green.

Bude and North Cornwall Golf Club
A compact 18 hole course alongside a smaller 9 hole pitch and putt course.

Launceston Golf Club
Launceston Golf Club Hole 9

Launceston Golf Club Offers some spectacular views over Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor this 18 hole Parkland course starts with a long par 5 and ends with one too!!

St Enodoc Church Course
Overlooking the Camel Estuary, the hilly links course is set amongst sand dunes and wild sea grasses. The 6th and 10th holes are particularly challenging. St Enodoc is ranked as the best in Cornwall and the 10th best course in England. Rock, Wadebridge.

Perranporth Golf Club
12th Green at Perranporth Golf Club

Highly regarded Par 72 Natural links course with challenging slopes, blind holes and lightning quick greens. A test for even the best of golfers especially if there’s any wind. Stunning views over the 3 miles of sandy Perranporth and Penhale beaches.

Bowood Park Golf Club
Par 72 course set within 230 acres of parkland with plenty of water hazards and a convenient club house within close proximity of the front and back nine. Camelford.

Trethorne Golf Club
A challenging 18 hole golf course measuring a significant 6375 yards off the championship tees.

Tehidy Park
Tehidy Golf Course

Tehidy is an 18 Hole Par 71 Parkland Course, offering a challenging round to golfers of all abilities. It is currently a mixture of open holes, some with streams at strategic points, many with tree-lined fairways and 9 holes where out of bounds comes into play.

The lakes to which we have previously referred also have a part to play on four holes, especially the 193 yard, Par 3, 5th where a carry from the medal tee of close to 170 yards is required to ensure safety. It is no exaggeration to say that of the thousands who have visited the course over the years, few have left with a view other than that Tehidy Park is a good, fair, test of golf.

Trevose Golf & Country Club
Situated at beautiful Constantine Bay, Harry Colt originally designed the course with later revisions from Sir Guy Campbell. A technically challenging and often windswept Championship course ranked as one of the best in the UK, alongside a 9 hole ‘Headland course’ and a ‘Short Course’.

South coast courses

Stay at Green Acres Cottages, located near Par.

St Austell Golf Club
18 hole, par 69 parkland course with an old tin mine as a backdrop.

Carlyon Bay
Aerial shot of Carlyon Bay Golf Club

Simply stand at the first tee and admire the spectacular views over St Austell Bay. The Carlyon Bay Golf Club’s Championship Course is a wonderful combination of beautifully manicured fairways and greens, all set in stunning Cornish scenery. The course itself provides an exhilarating challenge unlike any other.

This superb golf course with it’s wonderful clubhouse and modern facilities, make The Carlyon Bay Golf Club one of the finest in, not only Cornwall, but in the country, too.

They also have a team of experienced PGA professionals on hand to provide any expert tuition you might need and to give advice on not only how to get the maximum enjoyment from your round, but they can also arrange hire of any required equipment.

Lanhydrock Golf Club
Aerial images of Lanhydrock Golf Club

Situated in a sheltered wooded valley near Lanhydrock National Trust House, the Lanhydrock course is one of the finest 18 hole golf courses in Cornwall.

Over the years the course has been beautifully shaped into the landscape, producing a course that offers an enjoyable challenge for golfers of all abilities.

Truro Golf Club
Truro Golf Course

A picturesque 18-hole course measuring 5408 yards off the back tees with a par of 67. Although the course is not long, it still provides a good challenge. Playing the par three holes well is the key to a good score. The greens have also been widely praised as being amongst the finest putting surfaces in the county.

There are several Open Golf Events throughout the year, and visitors and Societies are always welcome.

Men’s White Markers – 5,408 yards (Par 67)
Men’s Yellow Markers – 5,123 yards (Par 66)
Ladies Red Markers – 4,807 yards (Par 68)

St Mellion Golf & Country Club
Jack Nicklaus’ first European course design and host of the Benson and Hedges International Open from 1990 until 1995 and English Open in recent years. Strategically placed hazards and multi-tiered greens add to the challenges.

Golf ball on green grass ready to be struck at golf club

Looe Golf Club
Heath and parkland course designed by Harry Vardon, six times Open Champion, plus practice putting green, net and range.

China Fleet Golf Club
China Fleet Country Club’s 18 hole course, driving range, practice greens and indoor golf simulator set amongst 180 acres of parkland next to the River Tamar.

Whitsand Bay Golf Club
18 hole par 70 cliff top links course with some challenging and quirky holes. Overlooking 4 Miles of South Cornish Coastline and sandy beaches.

Falmouth Golf Club
72 par fast course, fully stocked golf shop and tuition available. There is also a resident PGA golf professional, Nick Rogers.

West Cornwall Golf Club
West Cornwall Golf Club 12th Tee View

Established in 1889, West Cornwall Golf Club is the oldest links golf course in Cornwall. Available to play throughout the year, the course has stunning views overlooking the bay at St Ives. Lelant, St Ives.

Golfer placing ball on tee

Man in striped shirt playing golf

South West courses

Mullion Golf Club
Mullion Golf Course

Founded in 1895, the 18 hole course is perched on the dramatic cliff heads of the Lizard Peninsula and lays claim to being mainland Britain’s most southerly course.

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