The state of travel in 2020 is a complicated affair, leaving many families opting for a staycation within the UK. And, fFinding golfing destinations for all the family that will please and provide the perfect putting practice can be a challenge.

Fortunately, Golf Travel Centre offers a wealth of prestigious golf resorts with idyllic rolling hills and wholesome attractions to match, so your family will never have to settle for anything less than the best. These hand picked holidays tie together family ethos with luxury so effortlessly, you’ll never want to leave. 

Golfing destinations for all the family

Kick start your UK golfing getaway, so you can have tea on the green in more ways than one! 

Celtic Manor, Newport

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Nestled in the enchanting Usk Valley, Celtic Manor is known for its panoramic views of the Welsh countryside. Boasting three championship courses built to accommodate The Ryder Cup, the grounds hold memories of Europe’s epic victory win in 2010 and offer you a golfing experience which is almost unrivalled.

Setting the standard for the perfect golfing getaway, the resort has been named ‘Best UK Hotel’ seven times by M&IT, and for good reason. The four unique hotels each offer beautifully appointed guest rooms, and a choice of 8 elegant dining options, all offering impeccable service. 

If you’re looking for intimate family accommodation, the five-star Hunter Lodges steal the show. Featuring a private hot tub, fully equipped kitchen and open plan living, it’s the perfect setting to wind down and indulge in some much-needed quality time. 

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This all-encompassing resort prides itself on providing an array of high-quality facilities to meet everyone’s needs. And you won’t be disappointed – test your nerves with the tree-lined adventure course, Forest Jump, or try out one of the many fun-filled activities they have to offer, such as archery, clay pigeon shooting, tennis and much more. 

The Belfry, Warwickshire

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With three esteemed courses meticulously sculpted into the charming countryside of Warwickshire, it’s obvious why this prestigious resort has hosted the Ryder Cup no less than four times. Designed by Dave Thomas and golf commentator Peter Alliss, the renowned Brabazon Course needs no introduction. Don’t be fooled by the manicured fairways, undulating greens and luscious lakeside, this course is packed with punch throughout, with a perilous finale to finish. The Belfry is on the bucket list of any golfer who is serious about the sport, a true tournament venue.

Take in the state-of-the-art luxury at this award-winning venue. Their stylish guestrooms and sumptuous suites all overlook the extensive grounds, and are sprinkled comforting amenities to give your stay that extra touch of comfort. The Parkland Lodges are perfect for a family stay, providing everything you could need to rest, recharge or play, without compromising on quality. 

For the family

Whether you’re taking your wellies for a stomp around the Woodland Walk, or taking a swing at the miniature golf course, The Belfry ticks boxes for parents and children alike. And don’t forget to bring your swimming costume to enjoy the family swimming sessions, or check into the on-site creche and take some time for yourself at the spa.

If you fancy venturing further afield, take a day to visit the nearby attractions such as Cadbury World, Ash End Childrens Farm or Kingsbury Waterpark! 

Gleneagles, Perthshire


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Established in the early 18th century, the Gleneagles Hotel is bursting with heritage and grandeur. The country estate, built in a French chateau style, is complete with 850 acres of land which perfectly capture the natural beauty of Scotland’s rugged countryside. 

The natural and understated charm of Scottish countryside follows through to their traditionally muted tones and impeccably designed interiors. The hotel offers plenty of options for family accommodation, including suites with interconnecting bedrooms to sleep two to three children. 

For the family

The original establishment vowed to “create happiness” for the resort’s guests, an intention they continue to observe to this day by boasting over 50 leisure activities for guests of all ages! For an exhilarating venture, try their off-road driving course, horse riding, zip wire or canadian canoeing. Or have some all-important family time, and engage in a family golf lesson, a game of croquet, or head off on one of their many hiking or cycling trails. 

This classic hotel provides a truly unforgettable experience for everyone involved. 

Princes, Kent

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Carved into the white cliffs of Kent, you can wake up to the sound of the sea at Prince’s Golf Club. The rolling carpet-smooth greens overlook the unspoilt horizon of Sandwich Bay. If you’re here for the views, you won’t be disappointed. 

The Princes Golf Club offers a number of spacious accommodation options, most notably, the lavish Link Suites, which both comfortably cater for families.

The Prince’s Golf Resort backs onto the Royal St George’s, otherwise known as England’s most famous 18-holer. Don’t forget to pack your jacket and tie if you plan on dining at the Royal St Georges Golf Club, this esteemed venue is a throwback to the golfing glory days, and will only allow in those who are dressed in their best. Or, head back to the Prince’s Suite restaurant for laidback luxury, and watch the sun sink below the white cliffs of Ramsgate while you’re wined and dined on local produce at their Princes Suite. 

For the family 

With a reputation as the ‘Garden of England’, Kent can provide your family with a host of memorable pursuits. With breathtaking coastline, bountiful countryside and world-renowned attractions, Kent is the perfect playground for all ages! Explore the awe-inspiring white cliffs of Dover, or immerse yourself in one of the many nearby castles, including Dover, Henver or Leeds Castle. For something more exhilarating, visit Dreamland and hold on tight as you whizz around one of their many rides and rollercoasters. 

Bovey Castle, Devon

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Often regarded as one of the South West’s best inland challenges, you wouldn’t want to miss a rural retreat to Bovey Castle. The course is expertly designed to be challenging, but golfers will be rewarded by the sensational scenery that the Dartmoor moorlands are famed for. 

With first-class comfort throughout, and warm welcoming service from the moment you step into the historic hallways, it’s no wonder this hotel has received 5 red AA awards. Settle into the luxury Private Estate Lodges which are fit for all the family, or choose from one of the many other spacious state rooms available.

For the family 

There is plenty to do and see on the resort without venturing out, but if you are looking to explore, Dartmoors moorland provides the perfect setting. If you find yourself not wanting to leave the grounds, have a go at one of the 70 activities Bovey Castle offers, including horse riding, fishing, falconry and hot air ballooning. 

So, when are you checking in? Go to Golf Travel Centre to book now, or explore many more options which are fit for all the family.

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