List of Golf Courses in the Cotswolds (2023)

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Putt your way around our list of golf courses in the Cotswolds

The Cotswolds in the United Kingdom has long been a popular destination for golfers seeking to play some of the world’s most prestigious courses with stunning views of English countryside.

Golfers from the US continue to flock to the Cotswolds in search of the ultimate golfing experience and the region offers many first class courses in a region known for its breathtaking views and some of the best scenery in England.

This list of golf courses in the Cotswolds includes several which have hosted some of the biggest names in the sport.

For example, the Badminton Course at the Manor House Golf Club has hosted several European Tour events and is widely regarded as one of the best courses in the region. Other championship courses include the Burford Golf Club and the Cotswold Hills Golf Club.

So if you’re looking for a great golfing experience in the Cotswolds, look no further than this list!

With so many amazing courses to choose from, you’ll be sure to find one that suits your needs perfectly.

Grab your clubs and get ready for an unforgettable round of golf in one of England’s most beautiful regions!

List of Golf Courses in the Cotswolds (alphabetical order)

There are many golf courses in or nearby the Cotswolds and the following list provides brief information about each together with the website.

1. Brickhampton Court Golf Complex – Two 18-hole courses set in 200 acres of rolling countryside, with a clubhouse and restaurant. Website: www.brickhampton.co.uk/

2. Broadway Golf Club – Established in 1895, this historic club boasts a challenging course with panoramic vistas of the rolling Cotswold hills. The scenic course has undulating fairways and a welcoming clubhouse. Website: www.broadwaygolfclub.co.uk/

3. Burford Golf Club – 18-hole course set in the Windrush Valley, with a mix of parkland and links-style holes. Website: www.burfordgolfclub.co.uk/

4. Bristol Golf Club, The – Two championship courses set in rolling parkland, with a clubhouse and restaurant. Website: www.thebristolgolfclub.co.uk/

5. Chipping Norton Golf Club – 18-hole course with stunning views of the Cotswold Hills, as well as a driving range and practice facilities. Website: www.chippingnortongolfclub.com/

6. Cotswolds Club – 18-hole course set in the heart of the Cotswolds, with stunning views and a challenging layout. Website: www.cotswoldclub.com/

7. Cleeve Hill Golf Club – This club offers majestic and breathtaking views of the Severn Vale, Forest of Dean, Malverns, and Black Mountains and the Brecons.

Play on the magnificent heathland course featuring challenging and picturesque holes that are renowned for their natural beauty and old-school charm. Website: www.cleevehillgolfclub.co.uk/

8. Forest of Dean Golf Club* – Surrounded by ancient woodland, this picturesque 18-hole course provides a serene and enjoyable golfing experience for players of all abilities and has a mix of parkland and woodland holes. Website: www.forestofdeangolfclub.co.uk/

9. Gloucester Golf Club – 18-hole course with a challenging layout and a welcoming clubhouse. Website: www.gloucestergolf.com/

10. The Kendleshire Golf Club* – Designed by Adrian Stiff and Peter McEvoy, this 27-hole course boasts a unique blend of parkland and woodland holes, offering a challenging yet visually stunning golfing experience. Considered one of the top golf courses in the South West of England. Website: www.kendleshire.com/

11. Lilley Brook Golf Club – Since 1922, golfers have enjoyed this championship course (known as Cheltenham’s Friendliest Golf Club) which was designed by the legendary Dr. Alister MacKenzie, who also created the world-famous Augusta National.

A parkland course with a challenging layout, the Lilley Brook Golf Club is set in the grounds of a historic manor house and has a clubhouse, pro shop, and practice facilities. Website: www.lilleybrook.co.uk/

12. Manor House Golf Club – 18-hole course set in the grounds of a historic manor house, with a mix of parkland and lakeside holes. Website: www.manorhousegolf.co.uk/

13. Minchinhampton Golf Club – Three courses set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with stunning views. Website: www.minchinhamptongolfclub.co.uk/

14. Naunton Downs Golf Club – Picturesque and challenging course set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Website: www.nauntondowns.co.uk/

15. Painswick Golf Club – 18-hole course with stunning views of the Cotswold Hills, as well as a driving range and practice facilities. Website: www.painswickgolf.com/

16. Rodway Hill Golf Course – Picturesque course with stunning views of the Severn Vale, as well as a clubhouse and restaurant. Website: www.rodway-hill-golf-course.co.uk/

17. Sherdons Golf Centre – 18-hole course with a mix of parkland and lakeside holes, as well as a driving range and practice facilities. Website: www.sherdons.co.uk/

18. South Cerney Golf Course – 18-hole parkland course with water hazards and a driving range. Website: www.southcerneygolfcourse.co.uk/

19. St. Pierre Marriott Hotel and Country Club* – Two championship courses set in the grounds of a luxurious hotel and spa, with a clubhouse and restaurant.
Website: www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/cwlgs-st-pierre-marriott-hotel-and-country-club/

20. Stinchcombe Hill Golf Club – Challenging course with panoramic views of the Severn Valley. Website: www.stinchcombehillgolfclub.com/

List of golf courses in the Cotswolds

21. Tewkesbury Park Golf and Country Club – 18-hole course with stunning views and a luxurious hotel and spa. Website: www.tewkesburypark.co.uk/golf/

22. Thornbury Golf Centre – There are two stunning courses, including the challenging Marlwood High Course, complete with undulating fairways and tricky bunkers. There’s an 18-hole par 3 Low Course is perfect, a driving range, a fully stocked golf shop, function rooms, and an 11-bedroom 15th century lodge. Website: www.thornburygc.co.uk/

23. The Players Club – Modern course with two championship courses, a driving range, and a clubhouse. Website: www.theplayersgolfclub.com/

24. The Vale Golf and Country Club – 18-hole course with stunning views and a luxurious hotel and spa. Website: www.thevalegolf.co.uk/

25. Westerleigh Park Golf Club – 18-hole parkland course with a challenging layout and a clubhouse. Website: www.westerleighparkestate.co.uk/golf-club/

26. Westonbirt Golf Club – 18-hole course set in the picturesque Westonbirt Arboretum, with a mix of parkland and woodland holes. Website: www.westonbirtleisure.com/golf/

27. Wiltshire Golf and Country Club – 18-hole course with water hazards and a challenging layout, as well as a clubhouse and hotel. Website: www.theclubcompany.com/wiltshire-golf-country-club/

28. Witney Lakes Resort – The resort features an 18-hole championship golf course designed by renowned architect Simon Gidman, and is known for its challenging design and stunning views, and has hosted a number of high-profile events over the years. Website: www.thewitneylakes.com/

*Outside of the Cotswold region, but close enough to be included in this list.

This list of golf courses in the Cotswolds gives you the opportunity to explore the captivating Cotswolds region while indulging in your passion for golf.

With so many exceptional courses to choose from, you’re sure to find the perfect golfing experience to suit your skill level and preferences.

The Cotswolds is a golfer’s paradise, with an abundance of courses to choose from but the region has much more to offer.

There are plenty of other attractions to enjoy in the region as well, including historic sites like Sudeley Castle and Blenheim Palace to outdoor activities like walking and cycling.

The region has amazing pubs, cafes, restaurants, bakeries, and local artisans producing innovative and delicious food and beverages.

Then there are the idyllic and picturesque villages featuring centuries old thatched cottages built from the area’s renowned honey-colored stone.

So whether you’re looking for a challenging round of golf or just want to explore all that the Cotswolds has to offer, you won’t be disappointed.

With its stunning scenery and wide variety of attractions, it’s no wonder why so many people come back year after year!

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The Cotswolds region is home to many charming villages and towns, churches, historic landmarks, outdoor activities, in a beautiful part of England. After visiting the region many times, we created the Travel Cotswolds website dedicated to helping others plan their own trips to the Cotswolds.

For more on golf, see our every growing section on the home page

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