Whitstone, Holsworthy, Devon EX22 6TW (Cornwall)
Golf lovers will be in their element in this part of the world, with a vast number of excellent golf clubs and courses open to non-members. But golf in this corner of the world is about more than just roughs and greens – the natural scenery is simply stunning. Just try to keep your eye on the ball if you can.
Situated in the heart of North Devon, Holsworthy Golf Course is an 18-hole course nestled in the National Park of Dartmoor's doorstep, offering some stunning scenery. This friendly and welcoming club is the perfect setting in which to enjoy a round of golf. (Distance from park: 8.6 miles)
Bude Golf Course is a challenging 18-hole links course located at the centre of Bude, set on the scenic Cornish coast and providing some beautiful views. All visitors are welcome to play on this year-round course which is suitable for all levels of golfer from novice to professional alike.
(Distance from park: 7.7 miles)
Founded in 1864, Royal North Devon Golf Club is thought to be one of the oldest golf courses in the country. A very challenging links course, this is not for the faint-hearted. The club offers visitors an online booking service to allow them to enjoy this lovely course. (Distance from park: 29.8 miles)
Located between Bude & Kilkhampton, the 9-hole Ivyleaf Golf Course boasts a scenic hilltop setting, overlooking the incredible vistas of the North Cornish coast. For those keen to hit some practice balls before hitting the green, there’s also a 7-Bay floodlit undercover Driving Range.
(Distance from park: 18.3 miles)
The elevated levels of Launceston Golf Club’s 18-hole course offer spectacular countryside views over both Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor, with majestic views of Launceston’s historic town and castle. The course itself makes for an excellent and challenging round of golf suitable for all standards. (Distance from park: 10.6 miles)