Self catering golfing breaks in the UK


Numerous superb golf courses await you in and around Gleneagles, Perthshire

Golf in Scotland

There probably isn't another country anywhere in the world with as many golf courses per head of population as Scotland, and in such beautiful settings. Gleneagles in Auchterarder, Perthshire, is a world famous Championship course, but there are so many others, each with their own individual challenges and character.

If the idea of swinging a golf club enthralls you, then a blissful holiday could be yours. Imagine a round or two, followed by refreshments at the 19th hole, a good dinner and a comfortable bed.A Blissful nights sleep after a day on the golf course and club house

This Gleneagles apartment is located next to the Gleneagles estate in Scotland and for keen golfers a stay here could be just perfect. Refurbished to a very high standard, this apartment offers just the right level of comfort to end a perfect day.

Equipped with:

•    Fully equipped kitchen with microwave, washing machine, dishwasher making life easy on a self-catering holiday
•    lounge and dining room
•    2 bathrooms, one en-suite bathroom
•    Television and video or DVD

Most people visit this area of Scotland to play at golf, particularly at the world famous championship course at Gleneagles.  There are a range of golf courses to choose from though in this area of Scotland and a number within an hours drive. 

Check out our full list of self-catering cottages for golfing holidays in Scotland.

Loch Monzievaird, near Crieff, Perthshire, Scotland

golf and self-catering chalets and lodges at Loch Monzievaird, near Crieff, Perthshire, ScotlandThese idyllic chalets and lodges are set within the scenic Vale of Strathearn in Scotland.  Located amongst wonderful woodlands of oak and beech, these lodges offer high quality accommodation which has been rated and assessed to be of a 4 star standard.  

These quality cabins and lodges are spaced out at different points on the hillside in order to maximise privacy and views of the beautiful loch.  Various sizes of chalets are available from romantic properties for two to large cabins that sleep up to 8.  For a truly relaxing time, some properties have special facilities such as saunas.  

To find out more about a stay in this tranquil place in Scotland which is just 2 miles from Crieff, click on the photo.  If you have in mind tranquillity, seclusion and privacy then a stay here could be just perfect for you.   

Disc Golf : At Loch Monzievaird there is a 9 hole par 3 disc golf course in the grounds, with marked tees and PDGA official chain baskets.  Golf can also be arranged at one of the many golf courses in the area including Gleneagles, Carnoustie and St. Andrews.

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Luxury self-catering cottages and apartments at Gleneagles

Gleneagles cottage for self-catering golfing holidaysThis is a luxurious, spacious and comfortable three bedroom apartment which is in an ideal location for Gleneagles golf club.  With views out towards the 5 star Gleneagles Hotel and Golf Resort, it would be hard to get any closer.  A stay here could be perfect for those looking to take a self-catering golfing holiday with Gleneagles easily accessible nearby.

Auchterarder is well placed for discovering some of the best of Perthshire on a cottage holiday and for visiting Stirling with its fabulous castle nearby.  The fantastic scenery of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park is also only around 17 miles away so within easy reach.    

The self-catering accommodation by Gleneagles comprises:

You enter the apartment through a spacious hallway which leads to a generously sized lounge complete with dining area.  There is also a kitchen with those facilities such as a microwave, fridge, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble drier plus a bathroom with Jacuzzi bath and 3 bedrooms (the master bedroom benefits from an ensuite shower room).  The master bedroom has two single beds along with a trouser press.  There is a second twin bedroom with an ensuite WC and the third bedroom is a single bedroom.

Gleneagles is a world class golf resort and home to 3 championship courses. If you’ve always dreamed of playing on this world famous club then a self-catering holiday in this part of Scotland could be ideal for you.

Gleneagles is playing host to the Ryder Cup in 2014 and is also the chosen place for the venue for the annual Johnny Walker Championship which is part of the European Tour. For those keen to pick up hints and tips, there is a driving range and golf academy where you can get lessons from professional golfers.  If you want even more choice on where to golf, there are a number of excellent courses within an hours drive such as St Andrews, Carnoustie and Rosemount Blairgowrie.

Inspirational scenery, championship golf courses, a golf academy and horse riding centre are just a few of the attractions available at Gleneagles which is also an excellent base for discovering some of the best of this part of Scotland.

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Golfing holidays in Kerry in the South West of Ireland

Welcome to the most popular golf destination in the world. The South West of Ireland offers a superb combination of world renowned links and parkland courses.  Not only do these courses offer an exciting challenge, but the scenery, the people and the ambiance of the south west are unmatched. It all adds up to a golfing experience not to be missed.  Mid week breaks available.  

self-catering accommodation for golfers IrelandSt. Anthony's is a very comfortable pet-friendly simple budget priced 3 bedroom cottage, ideally suited for up to 4 people. Located next to the owner's own home close to the village of Lauragh, this is a wonderful rural retreat, situated in a quiet location along the road to Glenmore Lake on the Beara Peninsula.

Of the 3 bedrooms, 2 are doubles and one is a single bedroom.  For those with small children, a cot can be made available on request.

A self-catering holiday in this area of Ireland may appeal to those looking for a relaxing, quiet break away yet with all the facilities you need nearby.  The village of Lauragh is less than a mile away where there are shops, a post office, a church as well as a pub.  A visit to the local pub is recommended for the live music often being played there.  For more information about the attractions of the local area as well as opportunities for golfing, get in touch with the owner who will be able to advise you.  

Contact Kitty by clicking on cottage photograph for more information.

  • Killorglin - 2miles par 72,  Tel+353 66 9761979

  • Dooks  - 6miles par 70 (links),  Tel+353 66 9768205

  • Beaufort - 6miles par 71, Tel+353 64 44440

  • Killareney - 10miles - 3 magnificent courses - Mahony's Point, Kileen and Lacabane  - all par 72,  Tel: 064-353 64 31034

  • Tralee - 20 miles par 71(Links)

  • Ballybunion has 2 famous links courses old course par 71, new course par 72, Tel+353 68 27146

  • Waterville - par 72 links course. Tel +353 66 947 4545.

Golf in County Kerry for large groups

Lios Dana Lodge is a large self catering holiday house, sleeps up to 18, for families, groups, re-unions or business retreats, overlooking the beach and sea at Inch near Dingle, Co. Kerry, Ireland. The location is spectacular. Golf for groups can be arranged in advance. A good selection of golf courses in the area.

Golf in Connemara, Galway - beautiful house sleeps up to 14

golfing holidays clifden connemara galwayPlay a championship golf course in Connemara, Galway, on the west coast of Ireland.

Plus enjoy a stay at a high quality country house where you can enjoy staying in style.  This special self-catering house is located in its own extensive mature gardens and benefits from some fabulous leisure facilities including an outdoor heated swimming pool, sauna and a tennis court.  If you are holidaying as part of a big group or planning a large family getaway this could be a great choice where you can enjoy excellent golfing nearby and some wonderfully relaxing leisure facilities at your home from home.  Discover some of the best of County Galway and the Connemara coast nearby.  

Gourmet breaks can be arranged on request. Perfect for groups of golfers wanting a golfing holiday with some luxury and additional entertainment included.

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Stay in County Kerry for a golfing and fishing holiday

self-catering county kerry, excellent place for golfingThe Kerry region has an unsurpassed reputation as a world-class golfing destination, enhanced by spectacular scenery and unique hospitality. A cottage holiday in Kerry is a gateway to these courses. With over 10 courses in the region, and several money-saving golf passes, there has never been a better time or place. Take your pick from world-class championship links courses and popular 9-holers with wrap-around 360 degree views – there is a place for everyone to tee off, from novice to pro. And there are plenty of 19th holes to swap stories about the day of play.

Also a fantastic area for fishing, why not also make time for a spot of fishing on one of the lakes?

Click on the photograph for more information about a cottage hoiday in Kerry where excellent golfing and fishing can be found.



Golf in England

In Kent, The Gun Emplacement is a 3 bedroom cottage, perched on the cliff top on Lighthouse Down.  It sleeps up to 6.  Call 020 8946 9394.

Other nearby golf courses:
Royal St. Georges at Sandwich - 8 miles
Princes at Sandwich - 8 miles
Royal Cinque Ports at Deal - 6 miles
Walmer and Kingsdown at Kingsdown - 1-2 miles


 Lincolnshire, home to over 18 golf courses

self-catering cottages in Lincolnshire, excellent for golfersLincolnshire with its wonderful rustic appeal is a great place for a relaxed rural retreat break plus a fantastic place to play golf.  Two of the best courses in Lincolnshire are Forest Pines and Greetham Valley but there are plenty of choices with over 18 golf courses to be found in this part of England.  What’s more there is a great range of self-catering accommodation on offer, from small romantic cottages to large family cottages take a look at what is on offer in Lincolnshire. 

For more information on distances to local courses we recommend that you email or call the owners of cottages for more advice.



  Stay in a luxury barn conversion in Oxfordshire and play championship courses  


The Stables - luxury self-catering barn conversion in Oxfordshire

This high class barn conversion excels in offering visitors a taste of fine country living near to the village of Buckland in Oxfordshire.  With high quality self-catering accommodation throughout, the Stables at Ashtree Farm is a wonderful rural retreat.  With 5 star gold award winning accommodation, you can be assured of wonderfully high standards and can be guaranteed a warm welcome.

Ashtree Stables is perfectly positioned for a golfing break. Carswell Golf and Country Club lies adjacent to the property (2 minutes) and Frilford Heath Golf Club with its 3 championship courses is only 8 miles away (10 minutes by car).

There are two courses near to the Stables: Carswell Golf and Country Club and Frilford Heath Golf Club.  Whatever your handicap, Carswell Golf and Country Club with its eighteen holes set amongst beautiful undulating countryside could be a great choice.  Whether you are a golfing expert or a beginner, you should find this course works for you as it has been designed to allow for a nine hole or eighteen hole game.

Frilford Heath Golf Club is reputed to be one of Oxfordshire’s finest golf club and is one of the only courses in the country to offer 54 holes of high quality golf.  Set amongst over 500 acres of heathland and countryside, part of the course is set within a site of special scientific interest.  The course has been specially designed to offer a mix of traditional and modern design.  The quality of the subsoil assures that the courses are seldom affected by heavy rainfall.  Visitors are welcome and details of the club’s green fees are available on their official website.  After a day of golf, take a well deserved rest in the old clubhouse where you can be assured of excellent facilities, a friendly welcome plus a first class restaurant.

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Enjoy some free added extras when staying at Stable Cottage for a golfing holiday

Stable Cottage aims to exceed expectations.  On arrival guests enjoy receiving a tray with afternoon tea plus homemade cake.  This is provided free of charge.  Other added extras include toiletries and a starter pack of logs.  

Book or call for availability or more information about golfing holidays and weekend breaks

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  Self-catering holidays with golf in Devon  

This comfortable good quality apartment is set within a stunning country house near to Dartmouth in Devon.  With 22 acres of shared parkland grounds and a mixture of gardens, woods and lawns, this is an idyllic spot in a beautiful South Devon valley.  

The apartment offers 3 bedrooms and is located on the preferred first floor.  Many of the rooms enjoy wonderful country views.  Benefiting from a tranquil, family friendly setting, this is a great retreat. 

With a stay here you enjoy use of some fantastic shared leisure facilities during your stay including a heated outdoor swimming pool which is available to use in the summer months, a small indoor swimming pool, a sauna, a jacuzzi, games room and all weather tennis court.  BBQ equipment is also available.

Secluded setting of 22 acres of gardens
Both outdoor and indoor swimming pools


The attractive living room is dominated by large bay windows with fitted window seats overlooking the valley and gardens, and within sight of the outdoor swimming pool. This apartment is really comfortable with a wonderfully relaxing large leather sofa and chairs, flat-screen TV, Freeview TV, DVD player and a dining table to seat 6.

Visitors can play golf at Dartmouth Golf & Country Club (25% discount on all the leisure facilities, championship and 9-hole golf course and 10% reduction on beauty treatment) close by.

This is a perfect holiday location for couples, especially outside school holidays. Although children are welcome, the entertainment facilties for perfect for adult relaxation.

Click on photos for bookings, availability or more information about this luxury apartment near golf courses plus many other excellent on-site facilities, or click on one of the photographs for additional information and images.





Golf in Wales


Barlings Barn in Powys, mid Wales

For a special break away for a week or longer stay, how about Barlings Barn in Powys?  Set in tranquil unspoilt countryside, the Barn sleeps from 14 to 16 but additional accommodation is available if required at extra cost meaning that up to 24 can be accommodated in total.
cottages self-catering wales golfEnjoy exclusive enjoyment of some fantastic leisure facilities including a heated indoor swimming pool, sauna, squash court and pool table.  There are also ample opportunities to enjoy golfing nearby.

A stay in this area of Powys could be an excellent choice for a relaxed rural retreat break, whether you are holidaying with family or with a group of friends.This location in the Mid Wales Hills is both peaceful and secluded.

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  Golfing in north Wales

A stay at these luxurious farm cottages in Gwynedd could be a great choice if you are a keen golfer.  If you wish to play golf, there are 7 golf courses within 20 miles.  There is plenty to do for all the family.

Wonderful clean sandy beaches and coves are just a short walk or drive away. Snowdonia with its stunning mountain scenery, and the railway to the summit of Mount Snowdon, is just 20 miles away.  There are also ample wildlife watching opportunities. The  Lleyn Peninsula, is home to the rare red legged Chough, puffins and numerous other sea birds. By the coast you may also be lucky enough to see seals basking in the sun or the glint of dolphins in the water.  

Luxury holiday cottages North Wales with pool

There is a choice of luxury cottages available at this farm complex from small cottages for two to large family cottages.  With a stay here you benefit from shared access to some fantastic leisure facilities including an indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and games room.  This location is perfect for walking, cycling and relaxing.  The cottages are pet-friendly with a small extra charge for dogs.

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