This selection of golf courses are within easy reach of our capital city Cardiff. There are plenty of places to stay which makes this a great basis to use as a three day golfing itinerary, or to add selected courses to your own in and around Cardiff.

Cottrell Park Golf Resort 

Cottrell Park Golf Resort
St Nicholas, 
+44 (0)1446 781781

Cottrell Park Golf Resort at St Nicholas is a complete golfing experience. It boasts two superb championship designed courses set in 400 acres of historic Welsh parkland with views framed by the Brecon Beacons to the north and Bristol Channel to the south. But that’s just the start of it. Golf simulators, putting greens, an on-course practice area, Segway tours around the park, a nature trail, fishing lake, snooker and pool make Cottrell a complete ‘more than golf’ destination.

Take a tour of Cottrell Park Golf Resort

Pyle and Kenfig Golf Club

Pyle & Kenfig Golf Club 
CF33 4PU
+44 (0)1656 783093

Pyle & Kenfig Golf Club or ‘P&K’ to those who know it well is a championship golf course, located in the Kenfig National Nature Reserve around 40 minutes drive outside Cardiff city centre. A course ranked in the top ten in Wales, P&K has held many prestigious events.   P&K with its lofty sand dunes hugging the South Wales coast of Porthcawl is situated in a wonderful stretch of golfing country. Unusually for a links course, Pyle and Kenfig is laid out in two loops of nine. The original front nine is where to make a score because the back nine is a very stiff test, especially when the wind is up.

Golfers on the green lining up the shot to put the ball in the hole.

Pyle and Kenfig Golf Course

Radyr Golf Club

Radyr Golf Club
Drysgol Road, 
CF15 8BS
+44 (0)29 2084 2408

Radyr Golf Club is the oldest existing golf club in Cardiff. A tranquil course, seemingly far removed from the hustle and bustle of the capital city. There’s no room for relaxation though, it’s a challenging parkland course, ‘one of Colt’s little jewels’, a reference to legendary golf course architect Harry S Colt. The finishing hole offers views of the City and the mighty Principality Stadium, Wales’ National iconic sports stadium.

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Royal Porthcawl Golf Club

Royal Porthcawl Golf Club 
Rest Bay, 
Mid Glamorgan
CF36 3UW
Tel: +44(0)1656 782251

The Royal Porthcawl Golf Club has played host to many championships including The Senior Open and is recognised as the Number one golf club in Wales with an outstanding links course to rival any throughout the world. The course has a magnificent setting sloping down to the seashore and with holes facing into every point of the compass, the player is always tested by the wind and will probably need every club in the bag. The club has world-class practice facilities to match.

Golfer about to take a swing at the ball on the course alongside the coastline.

Royal Porthcawl

Southerndown Golf Club

Southerndown Golf Club
Ogmore by Sea
CF32 0QP
+44 (0)1656 881111

Southerndown Golf Club offers a unique course combining a mix of downland and links. Situated in the Vale of Glamorgan, just 45 minutes drive from Cardiff city centre, the course lies in an open, elevated position with views of the Ogmore River valley. This prestigious course is a traditional golf club going back over a hundred years with a quaint, old-fashioned clubhouse with a warm, charming atmosphere. A challenging coastal course and true test of golf.  

Lady golfer after taking a swing with the clubhouse and views of mountains in the background.

Southerndown Golf Club

Vale Resort Golf Club

Vale Resort Golf
Hensol Park, 
Vale of Glamorgan, 
CF72 8JY 
Tel: +44 (0)1443 667800

The verdant Vale of Glamorgan is within minutes of the city boundary. You’re clients will be spoilt for choice when it comes to parkland courses. There are two championship golf courses one of which is the longest course outside of the US, so your clients will need to pack their driver. 

Stay at the Vale Resort too, which is nestled within a 650-acre private estate in the beautiful South Wales countryside, and is a four star luxury hotel and spa and free parking. Also sample their facilities and use this as the base for a few great days of golf. 

Vale Resort Golf Club

Whitchurch Golf Club 

Whitchurch Golf Club
Pantmawr Road, 
CF14 7TD
+44 (0)29 2062 0985

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