For golfing enthusiasts, the Lake District and Cumbria provides a fabulous choice of courses, with a myriad of different types to challenge all golfers, whatever your level and experience. From genuine championship links, to pay and play 9 hole versions, Cumbria offers in total as many as 33 golf courses. Unsurprisingly, with its remarkable terrain, the Lake District boasts the highest course in England.
Common to most of the golf courses in the Lake District is the beautiful backdrop of the Cumbrian countryside, with views of the Lake District fells, dales, rivers, tarns and estuaries. Windermere Golf Club with its spectacular views over Lake Windermere and the surrounding fells, has been referred to as a 'miniature Gleneagles' by the golfing press.
Alston Moor, situated in Alston, is a mixture of parkland and fell and is one of the very few courses in the north that does not use temporary greens. Furthermore, rumour has the club only shuts its gates when snow falls. Another popular, and beautiful, Cumbria course is Kendal, a layout often renowned for the year-round standard of its greens and fairways.
Keswick, situated four miles east of the town on Derwentwater in the heart of the Lake District, is another course that's worthy of your attention. The course is a great test of your skills and basks on the glory of the Lake District, so if your game isn't up to scratch at least you can enjoy the scenery! Don't miss the chance, however, to play Silloth-on-Solway, Penrith or the delightful James Braid design of Cockermouth.
Windermere Golf Club is situated in the heart of the English Lake District. It has spectacular views over Windermere and the surrounding fells; the scenery is breathtaking. Windermere Golf Club has been referred to as a “miniature Gleneagles” by the golfing press. A truly friendly welcome always awaits you at Windermere Golf Club. So, whether you wish to play the course, soak up the friendly atmosphere in the bar or enjoy the stunning scenery whilst eating in their restaurant, they look forward to seeing you.
Carus Green golf club is based in the pretty and historic market town of Kendal, on the fringes on the Lake District and is widely renowned as one of the north of England’s finest golf resorts. The club offers a challenging 18 hole parkland golf course with recently remodelled PGA greens and also features an award winning contemporary clubhouse, with a luxurious function suite and a spacious restaurant, a club shop with top of the range golf brands and a 16 bay high specification driving range.