A golfer taking a swing

6 places to go golfing in Suffolk

Whilst it’s rare that we find reason to disagree with American literary greats, Mark Twain’s assessment that golf “ruins a perfectly good walk” is clearly up for debate. In our minds, golf “complements a perfectly good walk”. With this in mind, we’ve gathered together six of the best places to take your clubs out when renting one of our Barns or Barges in Suffolk.

1. Stonham Barns Golf

Stonham Barns Golf Park is in every respect a golfer’s paradise. From a traditional 9 hole short golf course to an offbeat adventure golf course, Stonham Barns Golf Park also features an indoor golf studio and coaching facilities. In addition to these remarkable golfing opportunities, there’s also the option of enjoying a spot of footgolf at Stonham Barns – exchanging clubs for feet, this new sport makes it easier than ever to enjoy the elegance of golf.

2. Felixstowe Ferry Golf Club

Kicking this list off to a great start is the Felixstowe Ferry Golf Club. Surrounding players with some perfect peace and quiet, the course brings added picturesque views to the equation. Situated along the Suffolk coastline, players are also welcome to enjoy a spot of food in the clubhouse. The golf club is open to visitors and as well as members, making it a fantastic choice for one time golfers as well as more seasoned enthusiasts. So why not enjoy the sunrise over the Suffolk coast while having a chilled day playing golf at the Felixstowe Ferry Golf Club?

3. Halesworth Golf Club

Halesworth golf club is a great choice for golfers of all abilities, offering a simple nine hole for anyone who may be slightly newer to the sport as well as a 72 par course that presents an attractive challenge for the more serious players. Halesworth Golf Club also offers lessons for anyone starting out in the world of golf, so it’s truly a great introduction to the scenic game. 

A golf ball close to the hole

4. Aldeburgh Golf Club

Aldeburgh has two amazing courses for visitors to our Barns and Barges to enjoy. From a 9 hole river course that overlooks the calming river, to a similarly scenic and more challenging course, Aldeburgh Golf Club boasts fast draining soils which makes the golf course ideal for playing during the winter months. During the winter months, there’s also the option of enjoying a hot meal in the clubhouse.

5. Thorpeness Golf Course

Thorpeness offers a James Braid heathland layout, and is open to golfers all year round thanks to its hardy terrain. A mere fifteen minute drive from our Barges to rent in Suffolk, this one couldn’t be simpler to visit when staying with us.

6. Woodbridge Golf Club

At Woodbridge golf club there’s a vast range of different courses and experiences for you to enjoy. From their 9 hole forest course to their heath course which boasts 18 and 9 hole options, the club is distinctly traditional and one that will appeal to golfers of all abilities.

Altogether, golfers are spoilt for choice when visiting Suffolk. No matter what time of the year you plan to stay with us, we’re sure that you won’t struggle to get out and enjoy a day of golf when renting our Barns and Barges in Suffolk.

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