The Best Golf Courses Near London

London and the surrounding area is home to a huge number of golf courses and resorts, making it a popular destination for a weekend away. In fact, there are so many options for great golf in the south of England that we’ve struggled to choose our favourites for this article!

We got there in the end, however, and will now share our top picks for golf breaks and golf tours in and around London.

Whether you’re looking for accommodation on-site or a tour of individual golf courses, a nightlife-friendly trip with the lads or a romantic golf and spa getaway – we have choices available for all budgets and travel styles.


The Oxfordshire Golf Club And Hotel

The Oxfordshire Hotel And SpaJust over an hour from central London is The Oxfordshire Golf Club and Hotel, home to a stunning 18-hole golf course with an attached boutique hotel and spa.

This Rees Jones designed golf course opened in 1993 and features 135 bunkers and four lakes. A round here means you’ll be following in the footsteps of some of the finest players to ever grace the game including Seve Ballesteros, Colin Montgomerie, Nick Faldo and Darren Clarke.

Away from the course the hotel has 46 tastefully decorated rooms, a beautiful bar to unwind in, delicious restaurant for dining, and an on-site spa with an indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room, three treatment rooms, and fully equipped gym.

Key Facts of The Oxfordshire Golf Club

  • Number of Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Course Length: 6764 yards
  • Course Designer: Rees Jones

Lingfield Park Marriott Hotel And Country ClubLingfield Park Marriott Hotel & Country Club

Renowned for hosting horse racing, Lingfield Park is also home to an 18-hole golf course and hotel. The 116 rooms have views over the racecourse or the golf course. Located close to Gatwick Airport in Surrey and surrounded by beautiful green countryside, this is a great destination for a weekend away.

  • Number of Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Course Length: 6511 yards
  • Course Designer: Harvey Jarrett


Delta Hotels by Marriott Tudor Park Country Club

tudor park marriott hotel and country club golf course

Located in the beautiful Kent countryside, just 30 miles from London, Delta Hotels by Marriott Tudor Park Country Club has everything you need for the perfect golf break.

The on-site par 70 golf course was designed by Donald Steel. Stretching 6085 yards, it has 18 holes and is laid out in a typical parkland style.

Away from the fairways, the hotel has an on-site spa facility, indoor swimming pool, gym and a fabulous restaurant, the Cast Iron Grill, which serves a menu based on locally sourced ingredients.

  • Number of Holes: 18
  • Par: 70
  • Course Length: 6085 yards
  • Course Designer: Donald Steel


Sandford Springs Hotel And Golf Club

Sandford Springs Golf Resort with lake

This golf hotel is in Hampshire, just 90 minutes drive from central London. This golf resort has a 27 hole layout split into three loops of 9: The Park, The Woods and The Lakes. Each offers great variety – perfect if you plan on staying a couple of nights.

Accommodation is provided by the lovely on-site four star hotel. Many of the 39 rooms offer views of The Woods golf course, while the Kingsclere Restaurant & Bar serves lunch and dinner in a relaxed and informal setting.

After your game, unwind in the award-winning Laurabella Spa and Skincare Clinic with treatments that will rejuvenate and prepare you for another round on the golf course.

Key Facts of Sandford Springs Golf Club

  • Number of Holes: 27 (The Woods – 9, The Park – 9, The Lakes – 9)
  • Par: 72
  • Course Length: 6089 yards (The Park & The Woods)
  • Course Designer: Hawtree & Sons


Hanbury Manor Golf Marriott Hotel And Country Club

Golf course with lake in the distance at Hanbury Manor Golf Marriott Hotel And Country Club

Just 25 miles from London, this luxury golf resort is nestled in 200 acres of the Hertfordshire countryside – specifically in the town of Ware. It features an 18-hole Championship golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus II.

Hanbury Manor Marriott Hotel and Country Club is a Jacobean-style manor house with bedrooms decorated in a traditional country house style and all the amenities you would expect. The bar is perfect for lounging in after your round of golf, and the Cast Iron Grill restaurant ensures you’ll be well-fed.

Away from the golf course, head to the on-site spa for a treatment, float in the indoor swimming pool, or hit the gym if you still have energy to burn! It’s the perfect choice for a relaxing golf and spa break.

Key Facts of Hanbury Manor Golf Club

  • Number of Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Course Length: 7052 yards
  • Course Designer: Jack Nicklaus II


Old Thorns Hotel & Resort

Drone shot of the Old Thorns Hotel & Resort


Just under 90 minutes from central London, Old Thorns Hotel & Resort is a fantastic complex set in the Hampshire countryside. Everything you need is here – whether you fancy hitting the fairways all weekend or combining your golf game with a spa break, you won’t be disappointed by Old Thorns.

The course was originally commissioned to John Harris to design. However, after his death, the responsibility was passed to legendary golf commentator Peter Alliss and course architect Dave Thomas. The first round of golf ever played at Old Thorns was by Seve Ballesteros, Jack Nicklaus, Bill Rogers & Isao Aoki in a four ball – so you have excellent footsteps to follow. The course features a variety of water hazards and woodland, with tricky greens to challenge players of any level.

The four star hotel has 160 bedrooms and 51 luxury apartments to choose from, depending on your preference. You can also enjoy a range of treatments in the Spa, dive into the indoor swimming pool, or work out in the gymnasium.

When it comes to dining and refreshments, you have plenty to choose from, including the Kings Restaurant, Sports Bar, Oties Cafe, and Atrium Cocktail Bar – perfect for a late night tipple.

Key Facts of Old Thorns Golf Club

  • Number of Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Course Length: 6288 yards
  • Course Designer: John Harris originally, taken over by Peter Alliss & Dave Thomas


How We Can Help Find The Best London Golf Course For You

Glencor’s team of golf break experts have walked the fairways of many of the UK’s top golf resorts and courses. Having been presented with the ‘10 Years of Excellence Trusted Service Award 2024’ by Feefo, we will ensure your trip goes perfectly to plan.

Whether you’re looking for a golf weekend with friends or a luxury golf and spa break near London with your partner – we can help.

Call Glencor Golf Holidays on 01904 406550 today to receive your unique quote.