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Introducing The Golfshake Golf Break Giveaway

Running for six weeks and featuring three amazing prizes, we are thrilled to reveal the Golfshake Golf Break Giveaway. During this qualifying period, you could win a golf break for yourself and three friends to either Slaley Hall, Dale Hill or Wychwood Park.  read more ...


Golfbreaks Extend 2022 Early Birdie Promotion

After experiencing the busiest September for domestic bookings in the company’s 23-year history, Golfbreaks are proudly extending their 2022 Early Birdie promotion by an extra month.  read more ...


How to Play The Old Course at St Andrews

It's not likely that you'll ever take to the hallowed pitch at Wembley or step on the iconic Centre Court at Wimbledon, but you can play the legendary Old Course at St Andrews. If you wish to walk in the footsteps of that greatness, it's an easier process than you may think, with several attractive options available to help you experience the round of a lifetime. read more ...


Sunshine, Views, Golf: Welcome to The Algarve

The Algarve epitomises golf in Portugal but this wasn’t the case prior to the 1960s when this region was turned into a golfer and tourist’s dream following heavy redevelopment. There are plenty of golf courses in the area with a collection of five-star hotels and other outstanding accommodation options on offer too - including the fantastic Pestana Hotel & Resort Group. read more ...


8 Golf Courses to Play in Alicante

The area of Alicante is a highly sought after destination for a holiday. Warm weather, good food and an excellent array of activities is what entice visitors to this popular area of Spain situated in the southeast of the Iberian Peninsula. read more ...


Where to Stay For Golf Trips in Alicante

Alicante belongs to the Costa Blanca and there are 30 golf courses within this district of Spain. With so many options, Alicante has quickly become a popular destination for European golfers. Below, we provide extensive detail into the resorts and what golf courses can be experienced read more ...


Golf & Culture: Why Le Golf National & Paris Are a Perfect Match

Europe’s 2018 dominant Ryder Cup victory at Le Golf National epitomised the very spirit of the competition: togetherness and working as a collective. The city of Paris provides an excellent destination for a first-class golf course that poses no difficulty to access either. We describe why the capital of France and golf make the perfect match. read more ...


The PGA National Czech Republic Offers Luxurious Accommodation Packages

The PGA National Czech Republic, situated at Oaks Prague, has partnered with luxurious hotels within the Prague area to offer golfers exclusive accommodation packages. read more ...


Costa Brava Festivals Add Cultural Twist to Golf Holidays

For a unique experience, golfers are being encouraged to combine their rounds on the spectacular courses of Costa Brava with the many festivals and events across the region for an added cultural flavour to their Spanish holiday. read more ...


The Best Golf Courses to Play in The Costa Brava

The Costa Brava is a coastal region of Catalonia in the north-east of Spain and is renowned as a holiday destination for many people, including golfers. We take a closer look at some of the best courses in the area that you can play. read more ...


The Best Resorts to Experience on The Costa Brava

The Costa Brava in Spain is a tremendous destination for all holidaymakers - including golfers! Our travel partners Golfbreaks have packages to many spectacular resorts in the region, but to provide an extra touch of inspiration, we take a closer look at some of the finest venues that you can choose from. read more ...


Why Gran Canaria Should Be Your Next Golf Holiday Destination

The second most populated of the Canary Islands, Gran Canaria has become a hugely popular, year-round destination for golfers travelling from the UK and the rest of Europe who are keen to discover this spectacular part of the world that is known for its volcanic origin, picturesque views and luxury golf courses. read more ...


Hurry! Last Minute Packages to Attend The Open

Next week's Open Championship is destined to be a spectacular showpiece event. Marking a celebratory moment for the game, 32,000 fans a day are set to make their way to Royal St George's, and you could be one of them as our travel partners Golfbreaks still have a limited number of midweek packages available. read more ...


The Best Irish Open Venues

The Island of Ireland boasts a remarkably strong collection of golf courses, which for some represents the finest offering on the planet. Since it was first played in 1927, the Irish Open has been a fine showcase for these stunning layouts. We share their unique Golfshake Rating and featued commentary from regular golfers submitted in reviews by the Golfshake Community. read more ...


Why Madeira is a Special Destination For Golf

Renowned for its beauty and spectacular scenery, the tropical island of Madeira has become increasingly celebrated for its qualities as a golf destination, offering visitors immaculate courses that take full advantage of the year-round summer climate, making it an attractive prospect for anyone in search of an unforgettable experience. read more ...


Why You Should Book a Golf Holiday to the Costa del Sol

The Costa del Sol has long been a favourite destination for golfers, and it's easy to see why, considering this region is home to such iconic venues as Real Club Valderrama, La Reserva Club, and the 2023 Solheim Cup host, Finca Cortesin. Throw in the welcome ingredient of year-round sunshine and magnificent accommodation, this is one special place to experience. read more ...


Where to Travel for Golf in 2021

The pandemic has disrupted our lives in numerous aspects, and one area that has been clearly impacted is travel, with many a golf break postponed or cancelled in the face of restrictions. However, keen golfers are looking ahead to better days and have shown their enthusiasm to embark on breaks, at home or abroad. For those considering a golf holiday - whether it be this year or in the future - here are some recommended hotspots to consider. read more ...


Golf in Huelva - A Hidden Gem on the Costa de la Luz

Located on Spain’s Costa de la Luz, Huelva is a historic city that features some fine architecture, culture, great nightlife and delicious local and international food. It is also an ideal location for a highly affordable golf break. We take a closer look at the venues and layouts you can experience here. read more ...


The Perfect Place to Stay & Play Golf in Portugal

Portugal is an oasis for golfers, the Algarve has developed into one of Europe's most revered destinations, renowned for its immaculate climate and stunning courses. There are many pathways to access this treasure, among them is the NAU Hotels & Resorts group, the perfect place to start, with a selection of venues to discover on your next golf holiday. read more ...


Discover the Golf Holiday of a Lifetime in Marbella

Part of the spectacular Costa del Sol, Marbella is a hugely popular destination in southern Spain, drawing holidaymakers and golfers each year. There is much to choose from, but one effective way to experience this stunning region is by staying in style at the Los Monteros Spa & Golf Resort Hotel, a magnificent venue that offers the unforgettable golf holiday of a lifetime. read more ...


Why Autumn is a Great Time for a Midweek Golf Break

When booking a golf break most of us opt for weekends, but now that autumn is here there are some incredible midweek deals to be had at some the best golf resorts in the British Isles. There are lots of reasons for considering a midweek break, including greater tee-time availability and special offers at some of the most famous golf resorts in the UK. read more ...


The Best Places to Stay & Play Golf This Autumn

The nights are drawing in and, before we know it, the clocks will be changing and the early dark nights will have arrived. But that doesn’t mean we cannot carry on enjoying golf breaks. Far from it. There are many incredible bargains to be had for those in search of an autumn golf break. We look at some of the best. read more ...


How Golf Breaks Have Changed With COVID Regulations

Golf breaks in the UK have taken on a whole new dimension as we learn to live with social distancing and Covid-19 restrictions, but thousands of golfers haven't allowed that to stop them enjoying a trip. We take a look at the advice and guidance on how things have to changed. read more ...


Experience Memorable French Breaks With Open Golf Club

Easily accessible and with much to offer, France has become a hugely popular destination for British golfers making the short journey across the English Channel to Continental Europe. From the likes of revered layouts La Mer in Le Touquet, to Chateau de la Begude in the south, there is a rewarding depth of quality that is ready to be discovered through Open Golf Club.  read more ...


10 Venues for the Perfect Golf Staycation

It can be easy to forget, but the UK has some of the most varied and interesting golf terrain in the world, as well as first class hospitality, which makes a golf holiday on these shores just as special as jetting abroad. If you’re seeking the perfect golf staycation, these are the destinations that Golfshake particularly recommends.       read more ...


Discover Iconic Golf in Carnoustie Country

Headlined by the legendary Open Championship venue but home to over 30 links, parkland and heathland courses, the region known as Carnoustie Country is among Scotland's most exhilarating golf destinations, comprising historic and influential designs throughout the scenic counties of Angus, Perthshire and Fife read more ...


Why You Should Experience East Sussex National

Highly Recommended on Golfshake, East Sussex National is a hugely popular venue in the UK, easily accessible from London, known for its luxurious facilities, quality hospitality and outstanding pair of championship standard golf courses. read more ...


Drive to Experience Le Touquet Golf Resort

Tourists from the UK have taken to the road in search of a golf break, discovering the magnificent Le Touquet Golf Resort, which is home to the highest rated links course in France, and returning with unforgettable memories. read more ...


10 Reasons to Stay & Play at Forest of Arden

Iconic European Tour venue, the Forest of Arden Hotel & Country Club is one of the best golf resorts near Birmingham, offering stern tests of golf set within 10,000 acres of scenic woodland. Golfshake's Will Trinkwon describes ten reasons why you should stay and play at the venue the next time you’re in the Midlands. read more ...


Experience the Golf Paradise of Aphrodite Hills

The divine Aphrodite Hills takes its name from the goddess Aphrodite and is situated a short distance from Aphrodite's Rock in Paphos, Cyprus. Here, you will discover a spectacular coastal resort, built across elevations that are divided by a ravine, showcasing a true paradise for golfers and regular holidaymakers alike. read more ...


10 Reasons to Stay & Play at Close House

Host of the 2020 British Masters, Close House is a hugely popular and acclaimed venue in the North East of England, featuring two superb courses, the Colt and Fily, alongside stunning accommodation. Golfshake's Will Trinkwon explains why this is an essential destination for a stay and play golf break. read more ...


Discover Golf in France at Barriere Hotels

For golfers in the UK, there is a feast of golf awaiting you in France at Barrière Hotels, presenting high quality throughout a vast array of regions, featuring outstanding courses, comfortable accommodation, delicious cuisine, and a rich culture, all of which is easily accessible and ready to be experienced.  read more ...


Good News for Holiday Seeking Golfers as Government Eases Travel Rules

Golfers who are looking to book a golfing holiday abroad received some good news as the Government has removed quarantine for travellers entering England from dozens of countries which now pose a “reduced risk” from coronavirus. read more ...


Golf Breaks Return in England

Now that summer is here and many restrictions have been lifted, there are reasons to be optimistic about discovering a semblance of normality to our lives, including the return of golf breaks, with hotels opening their doors again, golfers are ready to experience venues throughout England with many attractive options available. read more ...


Spain's Finca Cortesin Resort Reopens for Business

Spain's highly rated Finca Cortesin has reopened following the Coronavirus lockdown, providing golfers with the chance to experience one of Europe's most respected luxury venues. read more ...


Follow the Nicklaus Golf Trail in Murcia

Tucked away in the south-east of Spain is a paradise for golfers. The region of Murcia delivers a sun drenched and unforgettable experience for those who visit, including the stunning Mar Menor Golf Resort, which is proudly home to six Jack Nicklaus designed courses, known as the Nicklaus Golf Trail.  read more ...


Top Stay & Play Venues on Golfshake

Golfshake recently unveiled 100 Must Play Golf Courses in 2020, but which of these acclaimed venues can you also stay at? We have searched through our travel partner Golfbreaks.com to identify those Highly Recommended courses that have notable hotel options attached. read more ...


The Magnificent Lumine Golf & Beach Resort

Hosting the European Tour's captivating Qualifying School Finals since 2017, for many professional golfers, the stunning Lumine Golf and Beach Resort has been a site of contrasting joy, pain and relief, but for everybody else fortunate enough to step on the striking property, it's quite simply one of the most magnificent venues that you could experience. read more ...


Experience the Spectacular Magic of Praia D'El Rey

Portugal is blessed with many revered destinations for golfers, but none are more spectacular than Praia D’El Rey, which is simply magical. Situated 50 miles to the north of the stunning capital city of Lisbon, this wonderful venue boasts two 18-hole courses that rank among the finest in Europe. read more ...


Discover 5* Luxury Golf in the Algarve

Boasting more than 300 days of sunshine each year, the Algarve is an ideal destination for a golf break, with many welcoming options being available. If you are searching for a touch of luxury in a perfect location, then a Tivoli hotel - owned by the Minor Hotels group - is a great place to start. read more ...


You Could Experience The Masters in 2020

Walking around Augusta National and sampling the unique atmosphere of The Masters is something that most golfers would place on their bucket lists, but with this year's event only weeks away, you may think that it's time too late, however, Golfbreaks.com still has a series of packages available if you want to transform a dream into a reality. read more ...


Find Your Next UK Spring Golf Break

Spring is approaching, so what better way to kick off your peak months of golf than by embarking on a break in April? We take a look at just some of the UK's most popular and highly regarded venues that you could experience. read more ...


Escape the UK Weather for Winter Golf & Sun

If you have been exhausted by Storm Ciara and Storm Dennis, maybe it's time for a last minute winter golf break to a sunnier, warmer climate. We have taken a look at some of the best destinations, many of which have incredible deals available. read more ...


Why You Must Stay & Play at The Vale Resort

Located in the tranquil beauty of rural Glamorgan, The Vale Resort is a gem of a stay and play venue for golfers. Home to a pair of superb courses - the Lake and Wales National - this magnificent venue is easily accessible from all corners of the UK. read more ...


Want to Experience The Ryder Cup in 2020?

The Ryder Cup has become a sporting occasion unlike any other, dramatic and atmospheric, a rich spectacle that all golfers should experience. And you could there at Whistling Straits in September, backing Team Europe, thanks to incredible packages available from Golfbreaks.com. read more ...



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