Golf in Kent

There are over one hundred golf courses in Kent offering a variety of challenges to both keen and amateur golfers.

One of the most well-known is the Royal St George’s course in Sandwich which is for the more experienced golfer, it has been described as the most beautiful course in the world and has hosted 14 Open Championship’s. The course is described as one of England’s best links course, with a range of practice facilities to help you to brush up on your backspin and bag a birdie.

Visiting the prestigious clubhouse is a reason in itself to take a trip to the course, during the winter a roaring open fire greets visitors and excellent food is served throughout the day. If you would like to eat at the club it’s recommended to book and smart attire must be worn in the dining room. To contact the golf club call: 01304 613090.

Chart Hills golf course is situated in the High Weald of Kent and was designed by Sir Nick Faldo in 1993. It offers the opportunity of private lessons for anyone who wants to learn a little bit more about the sport, prices are around £50 for an individual session with discounts for joint lessons. Call: 01580 292222 to find out more.

Broome Park golf course near Canterbury is set within a stunning private 268-acre estate. The grounds are home to a beautiful mansion that is said to be one of the finest examples of Carolean architecture in England. The names of the rooms within the mansion are also the names for the holes within the golf course.

There are even things to do for those who don’t fancy golfing with pamper days available at the estate. This allows you to make use of a variety of facilities on offer like the pool and sauna, a choice of relaxing therapeutic treatments, afternoon tea and more. Meaning you can truly relax while the other party are teeing off. To contact the Golf Club call: 0800 358 6991.

For those who aren’t avid golfers but would like to have some golfing fun for all the family there is the pirate themed golfing adventure at Pirate Cove Adventure Park. They feature 2 mini 18 hole golf courses, prices vary but for a family of 4 it’s £26. There’s also a zip wire, pedalos and a remote control boat to play with so it’s sure to keep the whole family entertained. Call: 01322 427270 for more information.

Whether you are a keen golfer or a more relaxed player Kent has something to suit all abilities and ages and are all easily accessible whether you're staying in rural or coastal Kent.