What better way
could there be to enjoy a relaxing break than a visit
to one of York's premier golf courses?
Close to the city centre Fulford Golf Club [map] is a great place to take the family for golfing fun. Incorporating
a very popular driving range the golf club offers
a range of facilities including club and trolley hire - just in case you forgot to pack your own or want to
test your golfing skill before investing - and a high
Head north out of York and you'll find yourself at the Forest of Galtres
Golf Club [map].
This parkland golf club is set in idyllic surroundings
views out to the Minster. The rural setting makes for
a relaxing day on the green and the luxurious clubhouse has a range of great facilities
including a shop, changing facilities, a bar and a lounge.
If you want to make the most of a golfing trip check into
the Aldwark Manor Hotel [map].
This chic and modern hotel is located at Alne, just a
few miles from York city centre, and has its own 18-hole
golf course. The golf course is 6,500 yards long and is bordered by ancient oak and beech trees. The hotel
also has a range of spa facilities and an indoor
swimming pool for those looking to compliment the
The Ampleforth College Golf Course [map], at Gilling
East, is a small but perfectly formed course that is situated
in the listed historic park around Gilling Castle.
The clubhouse offers a good restaurant and good value
membership and guest prices, including junior
prices if you're taking the children.
One of the most stunning courses in the region is owned
by The York Golf Club [map],
which is based at Strensall. The 18-hole golf course is
the perfect venue for visitors and offers a range of day
packages and group specials including breakfast, lunch
and dinner in the price. The well-stocked pro shop should have everything the discerning golfer needs by
such leading names as Callaway, Mizuno and Linx. Friendly staff are on hand to answer your
queries and give golfing advice.
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