Fornham St Genevieve, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP28 6TT
From Championship courses in scenic locations to possibly the best 9-hole course in the world, Suffolk is an ideal place for golf fanatics. Indeed, with its excellent selection of courses and beautiful, never-ending scenery, Suffolk is up there with the very best areas in England when it comes to offering top quality golf.
This is an excellent 18-hole Championship course with all year round playability. The site also features a 9-hole course with a ‘Pay & Play’ facility, which is ideal if you are just passing through the area. Golf buggy hire is also available. (Distance from park: 3.1 miles)
Lying in a gently sloping landscape, this is one of the finest 9-hole courses in the country and features traditional pine trees and gorse intermingled with mature English hardwood. The course is well drained, enabling all year round playability. With over 80 bunkers the course provides a stern test for even the most experienced golfer. (Distance from park: 2.7 miles)
Regularly listed amongst the top 100 courses in Britain, this 9-hole course near Bury St Edmunds has a reputation that extends across the world. Be sure to bring your best putting game – the greens are a major highlight. (Distance from park: 10.9 miles)
Set in the peaceful Suffolk countryside, this lovely parkland course boasts a well-maintained layout with excellent practice and grass driving area facilities. It’s also renowned for its high-quality greens and various holes that suit both high and low handicappers looking for a challenging yet rewarding game. (Distance from park: 15.6 miles)
Set along a river valley and featuring tree-lined fairways and picturesque surroundings, this golf club near Ipswich is a feast for the eyes. As for its golfing facilities, there’s an 18-hole undulating parkland course, plus a separate 9-hole course, a floodlit driving range, two golf shops and a clubhouse. (Distance from park: 31.3 miles)