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If you are looking for a beautifully romantic setting for your 18 holes, look no further than the Royal St David’s Golf Club in Harlech. Looking over the course are a selection of imposing sand dunes, as well as the regal Harlech Castle.

Frequently voted the finest golf course in all of Wales, Royal St David’s offers some truly dramatic views as you cross the green – take a moment or two to take in the sweeping vistas over the Tremadog Bay.

Granted royal patronage in 1908 by Edward VII, Royal St David’s is also regarded by many to be the toughest par 69 course in the world, so if you like a challenge, this is probably the golf club for you!

Expect an extra challenge with the winds blowing in from the west as you work your way around the zigzags of the course, and be very aware of the sand dunes on the fifteenth hole. And once you have finished your day’s golfing, make sure to head to the clubhouse for a hearty dinner; you’ve certainly earned it!


Image Source: CC-by-SA 2.0 by Helen.

Image Source: CC-by-SA 2.0 by OLU.


Royal St David's Golf Club is a stone's throw away from Harlech Castle so it is hard to miss. Find it just off the A496.

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