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!
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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Near the famous Black Rock Sands, just two miles to the south of the town of Porthmadog, is the fantastic Porthmadog Golf Club, frequently voted into the top ten golf clubs in all of North Wales.
Prestatyn Golf Club is a fine example of North Wales golfing and has been as such for more than a century now, having been founded back in 1905. It has, of course, changed a fair amount over the decades, including losing nine of the original fairways during a large-scale development project in 1921, but has, for the most part, been operating with the full complement of eighteen holes for nearly all of its 110-year history.
Wonderfully located on the dramatic and beautiful Conwy Bay, the Conwy Golf Club provides a majestic backdrop to a game of eighteen holes. The course is a challenging one, as you will be battling the strong sea winds throughout the nearly 7000 yards that the links stretch over.
Find somewhere to let in town. Towns offer the convenience of shops, restaurants and other ammenities whilst you're never far from the 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.