Brunton’s Guide to the Best Local Golf Courses & Clubs

Are you planning a trip to the stunning Northumberland coast and itching to swing your clubs amidst breath-taking scenery? Look no further than Brunton House and Cottages, your perfect base for exploring the region’s top golf courses and clubs.

We’ve curated a guide to local courses, each offering unique challenges and unforgettable experiences, all within easy reach of our wonderful cottages. So, pack your clubs, grab your golfing buddies, and get ready to tee off on an adventure!

Dunstanburgh Castle Golf Course (3 miles away)

This championship links course boasts more than just stunning coastal panoramas. Imagine lining up your shot with the majestic Dunstanburgh Castle ruins in the background, a constant reminder of the region’s rich history.

Be prepared to be tested by the ever-present sea breeze and strategic bunkers, demanding precise shot placement and rewarding you with unparalleled views on every hole.

Alnmouth Golf Club, Foxton Hall (8 miles away)

A magnificent coastal location, with parkland turf and a reputation for the fine quality of the green and superb presentation. Two bars overlook the 18th green and you can celebrate with an excellent meal here too.

Alnmouth Village Golf Club (9 miles away)

This historic course, established in 1869, is the oldest 9-hole links course in England. Don’t let its length fool you – Alnmouth Golf Club packs a punch with its strategic layout and stunning coastal scenery.

The view from the 7th tee is spectacular, with the beach, Alnmouth Bay and Coquet Island all in view.  Enjoy chipping onto tight greens framed by rolling dunes and enjoying the fresh sea air with every swing. Plus, brush up your skills with renowned Golf Professional Linzi Hardy, who has represented Great Britain, and pick up some insider tips to conquer this charming course.

Bamburgh Castle Golf Club (10 miles away)

Widely regarded as one of the most scenic courses in Britain, Bamburgh offers breath-taking views of the majestic Bamburgh Castle perched atop a dramatic cliffside.

Tee off with the rolling Northumberland coastline unfolding before you and take a moment to appreciate the castle’s grandeur at every turn.

With a diverse layout, the Bamburgh Castle Golf Course provides a delightful challenge for golfers of all levels, offering both strategic play and picture-perfect vistas.

Goswick Golf Club (22 miles away)

The Goswick Golf Club is a British Open qualifier and one of the finest links courses in the country. Renowned for its firm, fast-running fairways and undulating greens, Goswick promises a true test of skill and strategy.

Navigate your way around signature holes like the infamous “Cocklaw,” a par 5 known for its blind tee shot and uphill approach, or the challenging “Cheviot View,” a par 3 that demands accuracy over three greenside bunkers and small mounds.

Don’t forget to soak in the breath-taking views of the Cheviot Hills and the North Sea as you conquer this iconic course.

There’s More to Brunton than Golf

After your round, be sure to check out our blog for recommendations on the best beaches near Brunton to unwind after a day on the green. If you are looking to indulge in local specialties, check out our guide to Brunton’s best local food producers.

Ready to Book Your Golf Getaway? Contact Brunton House and Cottages

Whether you’re a seasoned golfer seeking a championship challenge, a casual player appreciating scenic beauty, or a history buff intrigued by the region’s past, you’ll find the perfect course to tee off on within easy reach of Brunton House and Cottages.

So, pack your clubs, book your stay, and get ready to tee off on an unforgettable golfing adventure in Northumberland!

Contact Brunton House & Cottages today and let us help you plan your dream vacation in Northumberland. We’ll provide recommendations, assist with bookings, and ensure you have everything you need for an unforgettable experience.