North Wales is filled with dramatic landscapes, and the Nefyn & District Golf Club in Pwllheli takes full advantage of this situation. You will find the Nefyn & District Golf Club sitting on the clifftops of the Porthdinllaen headlands, which jut out of the Llyn Peninsula into the Irish Sea. It really does feel like you’re golfing at the edge of the world, which adds a great deal of drama and adrenaline to your game.
Rather unusually, there are not 27 holes at this course, but 26. After an expansion in 1933 brought a full set of 27, one hole has since fallen into disuse. This means that there are technically two separate courses at Nefyn & District Golf Club - the New course comprises of ten outward holes, and is the one usually used for competitions, but it’s the Old course that newcomers will likely want to visit, as the two separate lots of 8 holes are where you’ll find those incredible clifftop holes.
Thanks to its great location, each and every hole you play at Nefyn will reward you with great views over the sea, and you will also face the challenge of playing into the frequently rough sea winds. Once you’ve had your fill, head down to the Ty Coch for a coastal pint.
Nefyn Golf Club is found on the edge of Morfa Nefyn near to Portha Dinllaen beach. Why not visit both at one time?
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If you happen to be on the Isle of Anglesey and are just itching for a game of golf, you really can’t go wrong with the Holyhead Golf Club, which you’ll find just outside the town.
Henllys Golf Club offers up some of that classic parkland experience that we all love. And it is seemingly not too difficult a game, either - although the par score for the course is 71, the Standard Scratch Score has been measured just that little bit lower at 69, meaning that you’ll be able to relax a little and really enjoy your time, whilst still managing to keep your scorecard looking nice and tidy!
Dolgellau Golf Club is a bit of a rarity in North Wales, as it is a nine hole golf course. Dolgellau is located well within the confines of the Snowdonia National Park, giving you ample opportunities to enjoy the fabulous views over both craggy peaks and lush countryside.
Base yourself in a holiday cottage in the Porthmadog area and you can easily explore the surrounding area of Snowdonia and the Llyn Peninsula. There's plenty to do and see in every direction from beautiful scenery to famous attractions and activities including Port Meirion and the Welsh & Highland steam Railways.
Portmeirion is a place you have to visit during your stay in North Wales. In the beautiful location of the Dwyrd Estuary the Architect Clough Willimas-Ellis created an Italianate Village. This wonderful backdrop was used as the film set for the series "The Prisoner" and is now the site of Festival Number 6 (first week in September each year). Also in the area is the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways and the location gives easy access to the Llyn Peninsula and the Snowdonia National Park.
A popular area for holiday makers this has something for everyone - beaches, scenery and plenty of things to do.