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Newcastle is known to be the city that never stands still with so much to see and do, you’ll be spoilt for choice. A great mix of shops, markets, museums, castles and theatres, makes this city an iconic place for tourists from all over the world. Yet, what makes this city even more versatile is its array of top golf courses.
Newcastle Upon Tyne, most commonly known as Newcastle, is one of the largest cities in England, after Manchester and Glasgow, located in Tyne and Wear. Newcastle is home to a plethora of landmarks that bring tourists flocking year-round, most famously the Angel of the North. Yet, another one of Newcastle’s greatest attractions is its magnificent golf courses, making this northern city the perfect city golf break.
Golf in Newcastle
Newcastle has a lot to offer golfers, both beginner and pro, boasting a range of fantastic courses that’ll be sure to challenge and delight. Bring the whole family along for an unforgettable holiday that even the kids will love.
When you’re not on the course, why not take a trip to Newcastle castle or a hike down Hadrian’s wall? Newcastle offers the best of everything, scenic views, terrific landmarks and superb golf.
The City of Newcastle Golf Club was founded in 1891, a traditional green with a great history. Designed by renowned professional golfer, Harry Vardon, but was then redesigned in 1962. Despite the revamp, much of Vardon’s influence still embodies the course and is regarded as one of the best greens in the North East, making it one of the chosen courses to host many county events.
At Golf Travel Centre, we offer a wide range of golf breaks in Newcastle, each tailored to your every need. Whether it’s family fun, a friends retreat or a romantic getaway, you’ll find the perfect holiday to fit any budget.
Gosforth Golf Club was established in 1906, originally just a 9-hole course but has now been extended to 18 holes and remodeled. The addition of trees has added natural character to this stunning green. The Northern Golfer Magazine describes Gosforth as being a “stunning course minutes from Newcastle” so is definitely one to tick off the list!
Located in the North of England, Newcastle is known to get pretty chilly during the winter so we recommend planning your perfect golf holiday in Newcastle during the summer. At this time of year, you can expect some warmer weather, great british sunshine and less chance of rain.
Newcastle is easily accessible by train with routes from all over the UK, tickets available year-round and at a reasonable price. Driving can also be a practical way to travel to Newcastle and allows you to explore more of the surrounding area when you get there. You could take a drive down to the historic city of Durham or for a day on the coast at South Shields. You can also save money by bringing your own golf equipment comfortably in your car.