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The Best UK Golf Breaks For 2022

By: Golfshake Editor | Fri 26 Nov 2021

It's that time of the year when golfers are looking ahead and planning where they would most like to play. Fortunately, the UK & Ireland has a vast range of destinations just waiting to be explored, but it can be difficult to choose between them.

Our travel partners, Golfbreaks, have kindly recommended a selection of venues that you should consider experiencing during 2022, a collection that spans Ryder Cup hosts to tranquil resorts in the heartlands of England.

Ultimately, they all deliver on quality and great value, each coming with a seal of approval from Golfbreaks.

Check those out below, but if you're looking for further inspiration, then why not visit the Golfbreaks Best-Selling UK & Ireland Offers For 2022 and Golfbreaks Best-Selling Ireland Offers For 2022.

It's time to find the perfect package and make next season a truly memorable one!

The Belfry

The Belfry

Legendary Ryder Cup venue, The Belfry has been a best-seller on Golfbreaks for a staggering 15 years, illustrating that the resort continues to hold significant appeal to golfers. Home to the Brabazon - site of many an iconic moment in the game - the PGA National and Derby, there are three quality courses to experience here. 

Additionally, The Belfry is easily accessible via major motorways in the middle of England, while groups will benefit from embarking on a break to the destination as 1 in 16 will go free and there is a 20% discount off drinks in Sam’s Bar.

Golfshake Rating: 4.40

For more information, please visit Golfbreaks.

Celtic Manor

Celtic Manor

Another location with Ryder Cup history, Colin Montgomerie's Europe dramatically regained the famous trophy in 2010, with the headline Twenty Ten Course at Celtic Manor also being a long-standing host venue on the European Tour, with three types of accommodation - Resort, Manor House & Coldra Court offering variety to visiting golfers.

In addition to the Twenty Ten, the Roman Road and Montgomerie provide an enjoyable test of golf.

Golfshake Rating: 4.64

For more information, please visit Golfbreaks.

East Sussex National

East Sussex National

Perfect for groups as 1 in 12 will go free with 20% off drinks, East Sussex National is a hugely popular destination in the south of England, offering two superb courses that have previously welcomed tour events, alongside excellent accommodation and restaurants.

Golfshake Rating: 4.43

For more information, please visit Golfbreaks.

Carden Park

Carden Park

There are two fantastic courses at Carden Park, which are complemented by the exceptional facilities available, including spa, leisure and restaurants, with groups of golfers set to enjoy this standout in the north of England as 1 in 12 will go free with a 10% discount off drinks.

Golfshake Rating: 4.41

For more information, please visit Golfbreaks.

Doubletree by Hilton Forest Pines Spa & Golf Resort

Forest Pines

Highly acclaimed by visitors, Forest Pines is home to 27 fine golf holes that draw guests from across the nation, but the venue itself is a major attraction, considering the wonderful facilities and accommodation on offer.

Golfshake Rating: 4.58

For more information, please visit Golfbreaks.

Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club

Forest of Arden

One of England's most revered tour venues, Forest of Arden presents a pair of exceptional courses, with the eponymous Arden Course famously hosting the British Masters for several years.

Located near Birmingham, it's a wonderfully accessible destination, with groups to benefit as 1 in 16 will go free, making this one of the most appealing golf breaks you could take next year.

Golfshake Rating: 4.69

For more information, please visit Golfbreaks.

Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf & Spa

Portal Hotel

Part of the renowned Macdonald brand of golf resorts, there are 36 holes to play at Portal, with additional benefits including a deal that'll see 1 in 16 golfers go free with 20% off drinks.

Golfshake Rating: 4.28

For more information, please visit Golfbreaks.

Cotswolds Hotel & Spa

Cotswolds Hotel

This is a new venue for Golfbreaks, located 30 minutes from Oxford, but it's an extremely good one, offering a challenging but tranquil golf course that is supplemented by 114 superb hotel rooms that each provide a comfortable setting to relax and unwind after your round.

Golfshake Rating: 4.43

For more information, please visit Golfbreaks.

Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club


Europe won the Solheim Cup at Dalmahoy in 1992, so the 30th anniversary could be the ideal time for you to walk in those footsteps. The East Course is known as "The Beast" and presents a thrilling challenge to golfers, while the venue itself, on the outskirts of Edinburgh, offers free drinks on arrival and 1 in 12 group visitors go free.

Golfshake Rating: 4.16

For more information, please visit Golfbreaks.

And we have a standout from Ireland...

The K Club

K Club

Many will remember the emotional scenes as Ian Woosnam's Europe crushed the United States at the 2006 Ryder Cup, with The K Club remaining a hugely popular retreat for golfers. Postioned 40 minutes outside Dublin, the superb 36 holes at this resort are further enhanced by the famous hospitality and 19th hole experience, something that The K Club prides itself for delivering.

Golfshake Rating: 4.72

For more information, please visit Golfbreaks.

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