Carlisle Golf Club (founded 1908) is less than ½ a mile from M6 J43. It is situated amongst mature trees in gently undulating parkland and is one of the most attractive courses in northernEngland providing a test for any golfer. The R & A brought Regional Qualifying to Carlisle on 6 occasions commencing 1996, the first Club in Cumbria to be so honoured. The English Golf Union (EGU) also rate the Club highly and brought the English seniors Championship to Carlisle in 2010.
From its elevated position overlooking the historic old town of Kendal, the panoramic views that unfurl when playing at Kendal Golf Club are simply breathtaking. At different times you can see as faras the Yorkshire Dales to the east and the Lake District to the north while to the south lays Morecambe Bay. The original course was laid out by Old Tom Morris in 1897 and as you will imagine is a course full of character.
It is a splendid parkland course on the edge of the lake district near to Keswick and with easy access from the coast to coast route. This superb 18 hole James Braid designed parkland Golf courseoffers a challenging par 72 with magnificent views of the Solway Firth and the Cumbrian Fells.
Host to the English Seniors Championship. Situated along the banks of the River Eden with beautiful views of the Lake District and Pennine fells, tight tree lined fairways and numerous natural waterhazards mark this course out as a great test of golf.
Barrow Golf Club is a jewel set amidst the splendour of the Lake District and the beauty of the Furness peninsula. Formed in 1921, its elevated position, overlooking the Duddon estuary and withglorious views of the Lakeland mountains, provides a fitting backdrop to this 18 hole, 6200 yard, Par 71, championship golf course. The course is designed to provide exciting and challenging golf to test players of all standards.
Having taken over as President of Cumbria Union of Golf Clubs for 2015 and 2016 it is both an honour and a privilege to be working with a dedicated executive team and all the clubs throughout thecounty to promote and encourage the playing of golf. Many clubs over the past few years have seen a steady decline in membership primarily in the mid age range, where pressures of family, work and budgets have taken their toll.
The course has been family owned from 1927 and is very well established and generations of families and future golfers have enjoyed the course over the years. Many people have gone on to join the fullsize courses in the area having been infected with the golf bug at Rampside, so beware! Others are more than happy to play this course and progress no further finding this a varied and challenging good length course for an afternoon or evenings of fun and relaxation.
Ulverston Golf Club is situated 2 miles from the market town of Ulverston, birth place of Stan Laurel, part of the famous duo Laurel and Hardy. It is just a short drive from the M6 junction 36. Forthe individual golfer to golf societies and corporate groups there is a golf package for everyone. Close by are some of the best attractions anywhere in the UK and for a longer stay there is excellent accommodation to suit everyone's budget.
It is located 5 minutes from Carlisle City centre and is easy to find from junction 43 off the M6. The course is bordered by 2 rivers on 3 sides, which cause some tricky shots over and around water.The front 9 holes feature open, but undulating fairways, with the tree lined back 9 holes becoming very much narrower and trickier.
GFGC is a magnificent nine hole course set on the slopes above Grange Over Sands and Cartmel. The Club has the best views in South Lakeland and provides a fair but testing golf course which will suitall standards of golfer. The par 70 card will provide you with interesting and unique features to ensure you enjoy your visit and you will certainly want to return time and time again.
Our club was founded in 1909 and the course was originally designed by James Braid. Golf World has described Brampton Golf club as 'The Jewel of Cumbria' with comments likening the course to a 'miniGleneagles' and we were also pleased to be rated and featured in Golf Monthly's 100 Hidden Gems. The course is best described as undulating heathland with excellent natural drainage allowing golfers to enjoy year round games of golf.
Stand on the first tee and look across the Irish Sea, just a quick slice away, to the Isle of Man shimmering in the distance. As you progress around the course you will see Barrow-in-Furness andWalney Island to the South, whilst to the North is the imposing Black Combe at the foot of which Silecroft Village is located. On a clear, sunny and still day the course has enough challenges for all handicaps, but when the wind blows.
If you are visiting Cumbria, whether on holiday or a golfing break you should not miss the opportunity to play the 18 hole James Braid designed Cockermouth golf course at Embleton. National ClubGolfer Magazine for July 2009 featured Cockermouth Golf Course as one of the great places to play en route to Turnberry. Cockermouth course is a great test of golf combined with spectacular scenery.
18 holes of challenging golf set in the majestic Eskdale Valley await visitors to this secluded parkland course. Stunning views attract golfers each year and combined with a layout that will test themost skilful player, Eskdale will provide a great game. A quiet, relaxed feel is guaranteed in these surroundings and talk of the course will carry on long after the eighteenth hole is finished.
Founded in 1929 the 9 Hole Course, described as the 'hidden jewel of the West', is a magnificent test of Golf. Set on the western shores of the Lake District, offering views of St Bees Head, the Isleof Man and the Lakeland Fells the Golf Course proves a popular attraction for the local residents and visitors. It was under the inspiring guidance of Mr J S Boulter (Headmaster of St Bees School 1913-46) that the current golf course was designed and developed on the school grounds besides the cliffs.
The golf course has been professionally designed and constructed making the most of the naturally undulating parkland. With tree-lined holes and fairways crossing the river Dee and other runningalongside the river Rawthey the emphasis is placed upon accuracy rather than distance. Sedbergh Golf Club is Cumbria's 'hidden gem' and is quite simply a must player for any golfer visiting or travelling through Cumbria or the Yorkshire Dales.
A Cumbrian golf course situated in a splendid location between the delights of the Eden Valley and the majesty of the Lake District. The Lakeland fells provide a magnificent backdrop to this par 69course formed in 1890. A clear day will have the added advantage of providing some of the finest views of the mountains of the Northern Lake District.
Windermere Golf Club is situated in the heart of the English Lake District. It has spectacular views over Windermere and the surrounding fells; the scenery is breath taking. We are sure you'll agreethat the outlook matches that from any golf course in the UK. Windermere Golf Club has been referred to as a "miniature Gleneagles" by the golfing press. A truly friendly welcome always awaits you at Windermere Golf Club.
Scene of some of the most memorable moments in Open Championship History. The Ailsa is a legend and has hosted the Open Championship four times, the most famous occasion being the Duel in the Sunbetween Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson in 1977. The oldest Golf Course in the world and widely known as the 'Home of Golf' A trip to play golf in Scotland would not be complete without a guaranteed tee time at the Old Course. Golf Vacations UK can arrange this for you.