The county of Suffolk is located on Englands east coast about 2 hours drive north east of London. The region is highlighted by the splendid heathland courses of Aldeburgh, Woodbridge and Ipswich golf clubs. On the coast is the links of Felixstowe and the seaside course of Thorpness. Both these courses also have accommodation including the cozy Thorpness Hotel.
Easy to reach by road, tunnel, ferry and air Suffolk offers a diverse but compact golfing experience.
Accommodation in Suffolk
Aldeburgh Golf Club
Thorpness Golf Club
Ipswich Golf Club
Woodbridge Golf Club
Felixstowe Golf Club
Aldeburgh Golf ClubAldeburgh Golf Club has two courses, the 18 hole Championship Course and the 9 hole River Course. The Championship Course is built on maritime healthland is characterised by gorse-lined fairways and far reaching views of the River Alde and the North Sea. Fast-draining, sandy soil ensures that it plays well throughout the year.
Thorpness Golf ClubIn 1922 Braid laid out a golf course on low lying heathland, just a stones throw from the Suffolk coast in an area of outstanding natural beauty. To this day, James Braid’s Thorpeness is regarded as one of the finest coastal heathland golf courses in Britain, and one of the best golf courses in Suffolk. Golfers play a course winding through heather, gorse, pine and silver birch trees, and hit from firm quick drying soil
Ipswich Golf ClubIpswich Golf Club was founded in 1895 and moved to its present located on Purdis Heath in 1926. The course was designed by the legendary golfer and architect James Braid. A classic heathland course, Ipswich is an absolute delight to play!
Woodbridge Golf ClubWoodbridge Golf Club has two courses the 18 hole Heath and the 9 hole Forrest course. Founded in 1893 the Heath course has developed a wonderful reputation as very fine heathland course. For a change of pace try the Forrest course.
Felixstowe Golf ClubFelixstowe Golf Club was founded in 1880 and is a classic links course. Views over the course are dominated by the lookout tower from which the course is named after 'Martello Course'. Felixstowe is the only links course in Suffolk and well worth a visit.
Felixstowe Golf Club
Thorpness HotelSituated on the sunny Suffolk Heritage Coast within walking distance to the sea, Thorpeness offers modern rooms with comfy beds and breakfast, free parking and wifi. Many have views of the 18 hole championship golf course or gardens.
Felixstowe Golf ClubFelixstowe Golf Club has several self-catering apartments available for hire for a short-break.