Louis Way, Dunkeswell, Honiton, Devon, EX14 4XW
Boasting diverse landscapes and two separate coastlines, Devon is a heavenly golfing destination. There’s a huge list of courses to enjoy, some played on the seafront with a links-style to them, and others played inland set within the luscious verdant countryside of the area. Devon is also home to the oldest golf course in England which still plays along its original fairways.
Originally designed by famous course architect James Braid, this highly regarded club features a superb 18-hole parkland course along with panoramic views of the Devon countryside. Numerous natural hazards present a challenging round for all standards, from beginners to seasoned golfers. (Distance from park: 14 miles)
Established in 1989, all levels of golfer are welcome here. The centre operates on a ‘Pay and Play’ basis, so no tee times are required, making it a highly relaxed environment in which to enjoy a round. With holes ranging from 105 to 309 yards made up of par 3’s and 4’2, this course is ideal for all levels of golfer. (Distance from park: 7.5 miles)
Offering fantastic views of Lyme Bay, this club combines excellent golf facilities with the chance to enjoy the region’s natural beauty while playing your game. The course itself was designed to make the most out of the natural contours of the scenic Sid Valley. After you’ve finished, you and your golfing partners can relax in the club bar with a well-deserved drink. (Distance from park: 15.9 miles)
This Club is rated as one of the best in the region, offering a spectacular 18-hole parkland course. The fairways are lined with trees, and there are stunning views, while the relatively flat course makes for easy walking. There are many natural hazards making this a very enjoyable and challenging course on which to play, providing a stern test for all levels of golfer. (Distance from park: 6.4 miles)
Vivid colours, magical views, calm breezes and an abundance of natural habitat make East Devon Golf Club home, not just to a great golf course but also genuine natural beauty. Situated on the cliff top above the small town of Budleigh Salterton, at the western end of the Jurassic Coast, the course measures 6,231 yards, and is relatively manageable even for less experienced golfers, though its undulating greens certainly make for an interesting round. (Distance from park: 21.3 miles)