Picturesque throughout, should you be able to shape the ball this way and that you are in for a profitable day – just as it should be. The Gleneagles of the south.
Arguably the finest parkland course in England and long regarded among the very best layouts in the Midlands. Little Aston was designed by Harry Vardon originally, before Harry Colt arrived in the 1920s to work his magic.
Unspoilt Woodbridge is just a few miles from Ipswich but feels a world away from modern life. It's an undulating heathland with gorse, bracken and attractive trees lining the fairways.
This Southampton parkland was designed by the great Willie Park Jnr, who utilised its undulating site of an old deer park to craft a course that is never less than stimulating.
The highest golf course in England, sitting at 1284 feet above sea level, Kington is a fun, funky and wholly fascinating course that might just take your breath away.
Just admire the way Abercromby uses the slopes and hills to make interesting holes rather than allowing them to detract from the overall standard of the course.
Unless you are either very good or lucky, you will come to grief at various points. But as a golfing experience to savour, The Addington scores very highly indeed.
Home to some sensational green complexes that blend into the Derbyshire countryside, this is a special MacKenzie moorland design of rare subtlety.
Every bit as authentic a seaside course as its famous neighbour, Lytham, St Annes Old Links is a century-old layout that has stood the test of time.
It may not be the longest, but Harry Colt's Cheshire delight fully deserves its place at the top table of English inland golf