Golf as it should be in Pembrokeshire and West Wales
Published: Monday 9th Sep 2013
Written by: The Wales Cottage Holidays Team
There are plenty of reasons why you might be planning a golfing trip to West Wales. Stay in a Wales Holidays cottage in Tenby, Carmarthen, New Quay or Aberystwyth and enjoy a warm welcome at some of the great courses available to the visiting player.
On our website we feature some of the courses that may be of interest to Wales Holidays guests. Click on the regions below for details, together with cottages that are located near each course. Aberystwyth Golf Club is set amidst the panoramic views of Cardigan Bay and the mountains of North Wales, and the Borth and Ynyslas Golf Club is arguably the oldest in Wales. For visitors to Lampeter and West Wales, the nine-hole course at Cilgwyn Golf Club was founded in 1905. Near Llangrannog, Cwmrhydneuadd Golf Club is a picturesque 9-hole course in a beautiful secluded valley surrounded by a clear water stream. Cardigan Golf Club is one of the most startling of the unsung courses of Wales, situated high on a hill overlooking the Teifi Estuary at Gwbert, 2 miles from the historic town of Cardigan. In Pembrokeshire, courses include Newport Links, Priskilly Forest near Fishguard, the St David’s City Golf Club, Dawn til Dusk at Rosemarket, South Pembrokeshire Golf Club, Tenby, Haverfordwest and the nearby Mayfield Golf & Driving Range. Carmarthen is just one of several Golf Clubs in the county including Derllys, Llandovery College, Glynhir Golf Club and Parc Garnant near Ammanford, and Palleg Golf Club at the foot of the Brecon Beacons. To the south are Glyn Abbey, Ashburnham and the Machynys Peninsula Golf & Country Club. For the golf enthusiast or beginner, there is a wide range of courses on Gower and in the Swansea area with Allt-y-Graban, Gower Golf Course and Gowerton Golf Centre, Fairwood Park, Clyne, Langland Bay, Earlswood and Swansea Bay, and Golf Clubs at Neath, Mond Valley, Lakeside and Glynneath.