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Hidden Gems - South West of England

By: Adam Smith | Tue 11 Jun 2013 | Comments

Covering the counties of Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire and Somerset, this region of the UK has everything from heathland courses to breath taking views of the coast at affordable prices.

Launceston Golf Club - Cornwall

Spectacular views of both Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor accompany you around the challenging yet short parkland track. The historic town is also in view but the club itself dates back to 1910 and is established in the area for all golfers for enjoy a fabulous round of golf.

Parkland, 18 Holes, Par 70, 6,415 Yards, published green fee from £30

Launceston Golf Club is rated 4.13/5 from 8 ratings

Bristol Golf Course - Gloucestershire

Playable all year round due to excellent maintenence and draining facilities Bristol Golf club is a tough challenge for the low handicapper. Use your brain more than your brawn going round with excellent course management a must to post a good round.

Parkland, 18 Holes, Par 72, 6,111 Yards, published green fee from £40

Bristol and Clifton Golf Club is rated 3.86/5 from 7 ratings

The Kernow Course at St Mellion - Cornwall

Back in 1976 The Kernow Course hosted several European Tour events and was one of the best courses in the Country. 12 years later The Nicklaus course was built alongside and The Kernow was somewhat forgotten. On that note forget The Kernow at your peril as the course hosts signature holes and in 2008 a redevelopment saw nine of the original hole lengthend and brought up to modern standards. A fantastic course on a fantastic resort.

Parkland, 18 Holes, Par 68, 5,782 Yards, published green fee from £40

St Mellion Golf Club is rated 4.36/5 from 93 ratings

Trethorne - Cornwall

A unique course with demanding holes which requires both accuracy and power. The pleasant 18 holes offers superb views of the countryside with distant views of Cornwall.

Parkland, 18 Holes, Par 71, 6,465 Yards, published green fee from £28

Trethorne Golf Club is rated 4.14/5 from 28 ratings

Chipping Sodbury Golf Course - Gloucestershire

Set in an area of outstanding natural beauty, Chipping Sodbury Golf Club is a mature and thoughtfully designed parkland course of impressive calibre. With an abundance of water across the layout, it is a challenging set up with length and hazards to challenge even the best. Great views across the Cotwolds and masterful landscaping make this one of the most aesthetically pleasing courses you’ll play. Smooth greens and expertly manicured fairways have formed the basis of the fine reputation that Chipping Sodbury has boasted for many years.

Parkland, 18 Holes, Par 72, 6,894 Yards, published green fee from £35

Chipping Sodbury Golf Club is rated 4.12/5 from 9 ratings

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