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Top 5 Best Weekend Break Destinations for Golfing Holidays

Getting away and hitting a few balls is the perfect way to enjoy a weekend away in the countryside. Here is our top 5 list of golfing locations in the UK and Ireland:

1. Old Course at St Andrews

The spiritual home of golf, St Andrews in Fife, Scotland has played host to the most Opens and is one of the oldest courses in the world. It may be hard to get yourself on the course but if you are lucky enough to do so, you will never forget the experience that is like no other.

2. Royal County Down

This golf course at Newcastle, Northern Ireland is not only a fantastic course to play on but is also located in the glorious Mountains of Mourne. With views out onto the Irish Sea, Royal County Down is somewhere every proper golfer should play at least once in their life.

3. Turnberry

The Turnberry resort located on the island of Ailsa Craig in the Firth of Clyde, Scotland offers its players stunning views of the Mull of Kintyre and the Isle of Arran. Their Ailsa Course plays beautifully and is also welcome to players who are not of the highest standard.

4. Royal St George's

Royal St George's Golf Club, located in Sandwich, Kent is a challenging yet hugely satisfying course. The historic surroundings make this a great location to visit and play a round of golf.

5. Sunningdale

The Old Course at Sunningdale is a truly magnificent place to play golf. Located just outside London on the Surry/Berkshire sand-belt, it is a great place to visit and soak in what makes it a quintessential English golf club.