The 9 Best Golf and Spa Holidays in the UK

The 9 Best Golf and Spa Holidays in the UK


Are you looking for action on the fairways and relaxation afterwards?

Whether you’re planning a romantic getaway with a slice of golf or simply catching up with friends on a tame one, we’ve got your back.

Check out our list of the 9 best golf and spa holidays in the UK for the ultimate destinations to sharpen your craft and reset.

The Belfry Hotel & Resort

The Belfry Hotel & Resort

📍 Birmingham, England

🛏️ 2 Nights

⛳ 1 x Round @ Brabazon Course

⛳ 1 x Round @ PGA National Course

♨️ Spa, Steam Room & Sauna

💰 From £259pp

Let’s be honest; this wouldn’t be a list without The Belfry Hotel involved.

Rightfully recognised as one of the best stay-and-play destinations in the UK, with insane facilities, people flock from all over to experience it.


Tee off on the host of the most Ryder Cups (Brabazon) and tackle England’s only official PGA course (National Course). How could you refuse?

And the spa facilities here are a godsend after golf. This is recovery: from the fire and ice experience to the sauna, steam room or whirlpools.

It’s the perfect excuse to play world-class golf and impress your partner (thank us later!)

Celtic Manor Resort

Celtic Manor Resort

📍 Newport, Wales

🛏️ 2 Nights

⛳ 1 x Round @ Twenty Ten Course

⛳ 1 x Round @ Montgomerie Course

⛳ 1 x Round @ Roman Road Course

♨️ Spa & Sauna

💰 From £439pp

We’ve got another banger for you (obviously).

Celtic Manor is the business. If you’re craving the best Welsh golf break, look no further, it doesn’t get much better than this.

We dare you to find a better package in Wales.

Another Ryder Cup course and two legendary fairways make this itinerary irresistible to any golf fanatics.

Good luck with the Twenty Ten, though—don’t say we didn’t warn you.

To unwind after golf, kick back in the first-rate spa facilities or sweat it out in the sauna.

Expert treatments are available at extra costs, however, it’s worth it, as it was awarded “Spa of the Year” in 2023.

Treat yourself.

Trump Turnberry Golf Resort

Trump Turnberry Golf Resort

📍 Ayrshire, Scotland

🛏️ 2 Nights

⛳ 1 x Round @ Ailsa Course

⛳ 1 x Round @ King Robert the Bruce Course

♨️ Spa, Sauna, Steam Room & Ice Fountain

💰 From £879pp

A 2024 Forbes Five-Star award-winner guarantees an unforgettable stay.

The possibilities are endless with the “18th Best Golf Course in the World” on your doorstep (Ailsa), the host of 4 Opens.

Add King Robert the Bruce Course into the mix and you’re in links heaven.

After your round, recover like Tiger Woods. What will you use first? Rotate between the sauna and ice fountain for the classic “hot and cold” therapy.

And everybody knows a steam room is a blessing for those sore heads in the morning.  

St Mellion Golf Estate

St Mellion Golf Estate

📍 Plymouth, England

🛏️ 2 Nights

⛳ 1 x Round @ Nicklaus Course

⛳ 1 x Round @ Kernow Course

♨️ Spa, Sauna & Steam Room

💰 From £239pp

What if we told you this featured in Golf World’s “Top 100 Golf Resorts in the World”?

Pinch yourself, you’re not dreaming, it’s everything you deserve on a leisurely golf getaway. Prepare for luxury.

Enjoy the state-of-the-art facilities, spacious rooms, tennis courts, and the Nicklaus Course, designed by one of the GOATs.

But let’s not write off The Kernow Course—an excellent challenge and a former European Tour venue.

Boasting a spa, sauna and steam room, take advantage of all three to unwind.

Village Hotel Cardiff

Village Hotel Cardiff

📍 Cardiff, Wales

🛏️ 2 Nights

⛳ 1 x Round @ Radyr Golf Club

⛳ 1 x Round @ Royal Porthcawl Golf Club

♨️ Spa, Sauna & Steam Room

💰 From £239pp

Ladies and gents, this package delivers on every front.

World-class golf is nearby, a bouncing city is just moments away. What else is needed?

As for the fairways, Royal Porthcawl needs no introduction.

Anybody with a UK bucket list must travel to tee off on these impressive fairways, with Montgomerie stating it’s “up there with the best”.

Your other round, Radyr, hosted the Welsh National PGA Championship, so prepare to test your skills.

On top of this, get your morning kick from the on-site Starbucks before sweating away any stress in the steam room and sauna.

Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa

Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa

📍 St Andrews, Scotland

🛏️ 4 Nights

⛳ 1 x Round @ The Duke’s (including Lunch)

⛳ 1 x Round @ Kingsbarns Links (including Lunch)

⛳ 1 x Round @ Dumbarnie Links (including Lunch)

♨️ Spa, Sauna, Steam Room & 1 x 80 Minute Golf’s Recovery Massage

💰 From £2,499pp

As you can see, this package is insane.

But this isn’t any old golf resort—it’s the home of golf.

Each course is an authentic Scottish links layout with difficult terrain and deep bunkers (no, seriously, the bunkers will give you nightmares).

Here’s a friendly heads up: put the practice hours in with your sand wedge before you visit.

Now, we know what you’re thinking. “Where’s the Old Course?” Well, being the world’s most in-demand, it’s not so simple.

Suppose you want to try and play this legendary round during your visit, check out “How To Play St Andrews Old Course: The Ballot” to boost your chances.

Good luck.

And have you ever had a golf recovery-specific massage? There’s a first time for everything.

On top of this, the Kohler Waters Spa, the only one outside of the US, is stacked with a steam room, an ice found, a sauna, and a hydrotherapy pool.

Surely that’s worth a visit?

Telford Golf & Spa Hotel

Telford Golf & Spa Hotel

📍 Birmingham, England

🛏️ 2 Nights

⛳ 2 x Rounds @ Telford Golf Course

♨️ Spa, Sauna, Steam Room & Ice Shower

💰 From £165pp

Telford is the perfect combination of convenience and relaxation.

Ideal for a couple’s getaway or a trip with friends, take advantage of the 4-star facilities and create unforgettable memories.

Add to this Telford Golf Course: an entertaining round with awesome playability. You get to tee off here twice.

After the fairways, forget all your troubles in one of Shropshire’s best spas.

It’s one of, if not, the best spa on this list, boasting qualified experts for tailored treatments, a relaxation room, a sauna, a steam room, heated loungers, and an ice shower.

Don’t try it all at once…

Village Hotel Swansea

Village Hotel Swansea

📍 Swansea, Wales

🛏️ 1 Night

⛳ 1 x Round @ Royal Porthcawl Golf Club

⛳ 1 x Round @ Southerndown Golf Club

♨️ Spa, Sauna & Steam Room

💰 From £249pp

Slap-bang in the centre of Swansea, this modern hotel is primed and ready for you.

From the lively bar to the outrageous grill restaurant, it’s a dream for social golfers or couples craving a lively getaway.

Add to the excitement by playing two killer rounds, Royal Porthcawl and Southerndown Golf Club. Awesome.

It wouldn’t be a trip to Swansea without Royal Porthcawl.

Village Hotel Swansea features all the works in the spa.

Unwind and sweat out the stress from the fairways in the steam room or sauna before a dip in the pool to cool off.

DoubleTree by Hilton Westerwood Spa & Golf Resort

DoubleTree by Hilton Westerwood Spa & Golf Resort

📍 Glasgow, Scotland

🛏️ 2 Nights

⛳ 2 x Rounds @ Westerwood Golf Club

♨️ Spa, Sauna & Steam Room

💰 From £199pp

You know you’re in for a memorable break when you’re on the cusp of the mighty Glasgow.

Prepare for a jam-packed itinerary.

Crank up the competition on the premium tennis courts and then share a bottle of wine over a juicy steak. What a treat.

Westerwood Golf Club is just an approach shot away. If you’re playing on it twice, then what are the excuses for the second round?

No pressure.

Sometimes the sauna and steam room don’t cut the mustard.

Experience relaxation by booking extras such as a Swedish face massage or a couple’s package.

Cure your golfer’s back pain like a PGA Tour pro.

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