Great Britain & Ireland
Gastro Golf combines all the right ingredients for a truly memorable holiday including personal service, great locations, first class accommodation & the chance to relax & enjoy good golf, food and wine with great company!
Our aim is to make your golfing experience truly memorable and stand out from the rest of the golf holidays on offer. We’ll select the right accommodation, golf courses, restaurants and food & wine to create a truly unique golf experience. Available now throughout the UK & Europe.
We invite you to sample some of the finest courses & enjoy the experience of joining others on tailor made Gastro Golf Tours, which are very much part of our unique personal service. Here we feature some of our initial GB&I locations, we hope they give you a keen appetite to try more of our menu!
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Play the finest courses with Gastro Golf . . .
Royal Lytham & St Anne’s Golf Club
Par 71 Length 6,360 yards. Links.
Established in 1886, Royal Lytham & St Anne’s Golf Course has held ten British Opens and two Ryder Cups, and is a fine place to sense the history and traditions of the game and walk in the fairways of famous men. It has the perfect combination of wide fairways, length of rough and pace and quality of greens. It’s not the longest course but it is a renowned for being hard to scramble a good score – its 206 bunkers peppering the fairways and surrounding the greens see to that.
Royal St George Golf Club
Par 70 par Length 6,340 yards
Royal St George’s hosted The Open Championship in 2011 and it is easy to see why. The golf course is superbly designed with undulating fairways and fast greens. However, the coastal views that golfers are faced with are truly spectacular. This excellent golf course is a tough challenge for even the most experienced of golfer.
Turnberry Resort – Ailsa Course
Par 71 par Length 6,474 yards
The Ailsa Turnbery Golf Course hosted the resort’s first Open Championship in 1977 when two of the games greats Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson went head-to-head to produce one of the greatest final days in Open history. Around this course, guests will find stunning natural beauty with exceptional coastal views – but do not let its beauty fool you, as its home to some of the most difficult holes in golf, notably the long par 3 ninth. This Turnberry golf course has long been considered as one of the best in the world so it’s no wonder that it was chosen to re-host the Open Championship in 2009. Recently re-modelled and enhanced this course is must on any golfers itinerary
St Andrews – Old Course
Par 74 Length 6,609 yards
This golf course is where golf began, first played here over 600 years ago. A favourite of many golfing legends, this course is a great test of ability and experience. A classic links course layout, there are tricky greens and the huge fairways, some even stretching to an acre. The 17th ‘Road Hole’ is probably one of the most famous in the whole world.
Celtic Manor – The Twenty Ten Course
Par 71 par Length 7,493 yards
The Twenty Ten golf course is the first course in history to have been designed specifically to host golf’s most prestigious tournament, The Ryder Cup. Set in the dramatic Usk Valley, this golf course will provide your golf game with variety and challenges, from more ‘links’ like holes to challenging water hazards. It includes six signature holes and requires an element of risk taking in order to guarantee a good score. The 18th hole will push golfers to the limit, with a long sloping fairway and a river just in front of the green, a good chipping game is needed to make sure the score card isn’t ruined.
Royal Porthcawl Golf Club
Par 72 Length 7,065 yards
Royal Porthcawl is a classic links golf course that won’t disappoint. Idyllically positioned on the Glamorgan coast with panoramic views to Exmoor and Somerset in the South, this championship golf course will test even the best of golfers. This course is not for the faint hearted – the open layout means that the golf course is left exposed to the strong prevailing winds, and with a hole facing in every direction, all clubs in the bag are likely to be needed.
Royal County Down – Championship Links
Par 72 par Length 6,968 yards
With a picturesque setting in the Irish hills, the Championship Links Golf Course is one of the finest in the country. Designed by Tom Morris, it has earned a great reputation for its challenging holes which will find even the top players struggling to make birdies. Well kept fairways are a joy to play, and the strategically placed bunkers and quick greens make this a tough, but most enjoyable round of golf.
Royal Portrush Golf – Dunluce Course
Par 72 par Length 6,818 yards
Built in 1888 and redesigned by Harry Shapland Colt in 1947, this incredible course climbs its way up, down and around some enormous sand dunes. With serene views down the Antrim coast it is regularly ranked in the worlds top 20 courses.
Ballybunion – Old Course
18 holes, 71 par, 6593 yards. Links.
The Old Course at Ballybunion Golf Club is surrounded by a landscape that will take your breath away. A true seaside links golf course, located on the Shannon estuary it is moulded to the surrounding landscape beautifully to make the golf course look as if there has been no man-made influence. From the tee golfers are greeted by undulating fairways lined by dunes covered in long grass, fairways that will present the golfer with a variety of stances guaranteed to test their game. Golfers in the know realize that not playing Ballybunion leaves their golfing education somewhat incomplete
Druids Glen Golf Course
Par 71 par Length 7,026 yards.
Druids Glen Golf Course was home of the Irish Open from 1996 to 1999, the Seve Trophy in 2002 and was voted European Golf Course of the Year in 2001. At over 7,000 yards, the parkland course has been nicknamed as the Augusta of Europe and is one of the key courses that have been enhancing the east coast of Ireland as a first rate golfing location. There are many fantastic features of the golf course – notably the fabulous Celtic cross on the 12th, the 18th century clubhouse and the breath-taking views of the Wicklow Mountains.