Cornwall is a veritable magnet for golfers, with a range of courses that offer stunning views across fabulous Cornish countryside and coast. Here is our guide to the best golf courses in Cornwall, located within an easy driving distance of our Cornwall holiday park.
Looe Golf Club, 18 holes
Bin Down No Mans Land, No Man’s Land, Looe PL13 1PQ
The closest golf course to Seaview Holiday Park is located in nearby Looe. Designed by six times Open champion, Harry Vardon, the panoramic views from this golf course are stunning; to the east are the peaks of Dartmoor and the Tamar estuary, to the south, Looe Island and the channel, to the west and north, lovely Cornish countryside.
The 18-hole course measuring 5,940 yards provides enough variety to keep all levels of golfers happy. After your round, head to the Clubhouse for a well earned drink and snack and admire new gear at the well-equipped Pro Shop.
The Carlyon Bay Golf Club, 18 holes
Sea Rd, Carlyon Bay, Saint Austell PL25 3RD
If you’re confident in your game, head to The Carlyon Bay Golf Club. An eighteen-hole championship golf course where the first ten holes are right along the cliff side by St Austell Bay. The views are tremendous and the fairways and greens are well manicured, as you would expect from a golf course of this calibre.
This 72 golf course also features a six-acre practice ground, two putting greens and a nine-hole approach course. You can hire any equipment you may need, plus the Clubhouse is worth a visit for tasty food and drink at the end of your day.
Lanhydrock Golf Club, 18 holes
Lostwithiel Rd, Bodmin PL30 5AQ
Hidden in a sheltered wooded valley in Bodmin, Cornwall, Lanhydrock Golf Club is an18 hole golf course, which over the years has been beautifully shaped into the landscape, producing a course that offers an enjoyable challenge for golfers of all abilities.
A range of practice facilities are also available to warm up before your game. Which includes a driving range with six covered bays plus there is the Nineteen Bar and Bistro to enjoy some sustenance after your game. The golf club also provide electric golf buggies, trolleys and pull trolleys.
St Mellion International Resort, 18 holes
Plymouth PL12 6SD
Voted the ‘Best Golf Course’ in the West of England by Today’s Golfer Magazine and Ranked 14th in Top 100 UK & Ireland Golf Resorts, this renowned golf course in Cornwall is a place where you can follow in the footsteps of some of the true greats.
The Nicklaus Course at the golf club has 18 outstanding holes and measures just over 6,200 yards. So, even for the higher handicapper or shorter hitter, it is a pleasure to play. Nicklaus even created his own version of Amen Corner with the 10th, 11th & 12th holes – a real highlight of this golf course in Cornwall.
And for something a little different – St Austell Bay Golf
Trenowah Rd, Saint Austell PL25 3GD
St Austell Bay Golf is the place to go for Football Golf! This family-friendly fun game uses the same rules as golf but instead of using a club players kick a football into a hole. There are hazards and obstacles along the way helping make the game fun and enjoyable for everyone.
Suitable for any age, there are two outdoor golf courses to suit all ages and abilities. It’s the perfect day out for families with children looking to have a bit of fun!
That’s our guide to the best golf courses in Cornwall. Don’t forget if you are looking for good quality self-catering accommodation in Looe or Polperro, take a look at our range of holiday bungalows and static caravans, suitable for families, couples or groups.