Photo: © Kreuzschnabel
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Golf in Yorkshire

Yorkshire, formally known as the County of York, is a historic county of Northern England and the largest in the United Kingdom. The emblem of Yorkshire is the White Rose of the English royal House of York. From its lively cities to pretty villages, rolling countryside and grand coastline, Yorkshire has so much to offer.

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Golf in Yorkshire
North Yorkshire is quite popular among tourist, mainly supported by the presence of two national parks: Yorkshire Dales National Park and North York Moors National Park. The Three Peaks area in the Yorkshire Dales is probably the most popular amongst tourists. When visiting Yorkshire, the following highlights shouldn't be missed: Castle Howard, the city of York, the Cleveland Way Trail, Wentworth Castle, Whitby Abbey, Leeds and the national parks which we already mentioned. If you are planning to play golf in Yorkshire, then the following Yorkshire golf clubs shouldn't be missed: Ganton Golf Club, The Alwoodley Golf Club, Moortown, Lindrick and Fulford Golf Club. But, Yorkshire has many other interesting golf clubs to offer, the best and the highest density of clubs can be found around Leeds and Sheffield and along the Yorkshire coast. Getting to Yorkshire by public transport couldn't be easier and regular services link many of the area's most popular destinations. High speed trains from London or Edinburgh get you to the heart of Yorkshire in less than two hours. Mainland Europe (the Netherlands & Belgium) can be reached from Hull via regular ferry services. Yorkshire also several airports, of which Leeds Bradford Airport is the largest.


Best reviews of golf courses in Yorkshire
Review date: 26 July 2019Handicap: 16
Horsforth Golf Club
Mooie oude golf Parkbaan met leuke afwisselende holes. Goed onderhouden en zeer vriendelijke caddymaster en bediening hole 19 met zicht op 18 is top een echte aanrader!
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Played on: 3 September 2019 Review date: 5 September 2019Handicap: 41
Darrington Golf Club
Pleasant parkland course, not too many challenges but enough twists turns and doglegs to make it interesting. Beautifully maintained greens and tee boxes.
Played on: 1 June 2018 Review date: 9 June 2018Handicap: 15
Huddersfield Golf Club
This is my home course and quite naturally I rate it very highly - if I didn’t I would have found another club, right? From a golfing perspective, Huddersfield is a course that will challenge all aspects of your game. Big-hitters might just view the card and think it is a course that can be overwhelmed. Not so. Many holes demand supreme accuracy off the tee and the app…
Played on: 17 June 2018 Review date: 22 June 2018Handicap:
Woodsome Hall Golf Club
Some golf clubs hit you with a 'wow' factor the moment you drive through their gates. Woodsome Hall is certainly one of those. The front nine at Woodsome Hall is the pick of the two halves. Not only is it played through the most picturesque part of the course but it also serves up the best holes. One thing for sure at Woodsome is that everything is set up for a dramatic…
FAQ's about golf in Yorkshire
Have questions? These are the most popular questions with data-driven answers.
What is the best golf course in Yorkshire?
The Alwoodley Golf Club is the best golf course in Yorkshire. Out of 193 golf courses in Yorkshire, the rating 9.3 of The Alwoodley Golf Club is the highest. Click here to view the 10 best golf courses in Yorkshire
Is Yorkshire good for golf?
A 9.1 rating indicates Yorkshire is outstanding as a golf destination. This rating is based on several elements, like the average rating of golf clubs within this destination and the density of above-average golf clubs.
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