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Golf Holidays in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

Get Away for a Weekend Golf Break

If you, your colleagues and friends or your golf club are planning a midweek or weekend golf break, why not sample some of the most beautiful and picturesque golf courses the UK has to offer and take a look at our list featuring many of those available in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean.

With a variety of layouts to choose from there are courses to suit all abilities. Whether your group is setting up a golf holiday for fun, for a competition or on a corporate getaway, save yourself the hassle of finding hotel rooms for everyone by staying in one of our large houses! Each has great character, offers great facilities and are based in fantastic locations within a short distance of all of these courses.

Whilst on holiday you may want to book some time with a PGA professional based at one of the golf courses and work on your skills or spend time at the driving range amid stunning scenes of natural beauty.

Our Blog page also has a list of open golf tournaments in the area, around which you may want to plan your stay. Most of the golf clubs in our list cater for groups and societies, allowing you to book some rounds for your party and then come back to one of our houses to relax in the evening and celebrate or commiserate the day you’ve had!

If you’ve booked one of our large houses for your golf holiday, why not tour a few of the golf clubs below, each with their own unique challenges.

Golf Courses in the Wye Valley

The Wye Valley is officially acknowledged as an Area of Outstanding Beauty and many of the golf courses listed below benefit from this wonderful scenery as the courses take advantage of the natural landscapes in many different ways.

South Herefordshire Golf Club

  • With views overlooking 3 counties, the courses take advantage of the natural lay of land.

  • Courses include: 18 Hole Championship Golf Course (6428 yds), 9 Hole Par 3 Golf Course

  • PGA Professional: Paul Middleton



Ross on Wye Golf Club

  • A woodland course requiring accuracy and course management over power.

  • 18 Hole Championship Golf Course (6451 yds)

  • PGA Professional: Tim Hall



Burghill Valley Golf Club

  • The course has gentle, rolling fairways alongside two lakes and is lined by mature cider orchards.

  • Special offers are available. Club participates in PlayMoreGolf scheme.

  • PGA Professional: Andy Cameron




Raglan Parc Golf Club

  • 18 Hole Golf Course considered to be one of the best layouts in South East Wales. Overlooks Raglan Castle.

  • Regular Open Competitions

  • PGA Professional: Chris Murphy



West Monmouthshire Golf Club

  • West Mon Golf Club is officially the highest 18 hole golf course in the UK at 1500ft above sea level

  • Located near Ebbw Vale, the panorama encompasses the Brecon Beacons, Gwent, Powys and Monmouthshire countryside




Leominster Golf Club

  • 18 Hole Golf Course (6026 yds) amid rolling parkland

  • Regular Open Competitions

  • PGA Professional: Nigel Clarke




Rolls of Monmouth Golf Club

  • Set in the grounds of the former home of Charles Stewart Rolls, co-founder of Rolls Royce

  • 18 Hole Championship course (6733 yds) said to be one of the most outstanding courses in the UK.

  • PGA Professional: Simon Aston




Herefordshire Golf Club

  • The course offers views of the Shropshire Hills, the Brecon Beacons and the Malverns

  • 18 Hole Golf Course (6055 yds) originally designed by James Braid and known as ‘The Gleneagles of the Midlands’

  • PGA Professional: Stuart Rank



Kington Golf Course

  • The highest 18 Hole Golf Course in England

  • Spectacular views over the Brecon Beacons, the Black Mountains, the Radnorshire Hills and the Malverns

  • Regular Open Competitions throughout the year

  • Professional: Keith Preece



Sapey Golf Club

  • 18 Hole and 9 Hole Golf Courses along the border of Herefordshire and Worcestershire

  • 9 Hole Footgolf course

  • Professional: Chris Knowles



Monmouthshire Golf Club

  • Tough 18 Hole Golf Course rolling through the Usk Valley amidst mature parkland

  • Views of the Blorenge, Sugar Loaf and Skirrid Mountains

  • Professional: Brian Edwards




Golf Courses in the Forest of Dean

The Forest of Dean is an area of beautiful woodland harbouring all kinds of wildlife and with many conservation areas. The golf courses on offer match a variety of skill levels and are very competitively priced offering a great way to spend your holiday.

Forest of Dean Golf Club

  • 18 Hole Golf Course surrounded by the Forest of Dean

  • Part of the biggest leisure complex in the area

  • Footgolf course available

  • Professional: Stuart Jenkins



Gloucester Golf Club

  • Challenging 18 Hole Championship Golf Course (5969 yds) with natural hazards

  • Fantastic elevated views of the Gloucestershire countryside

  • Professional: Keith Wood




Forest Hills Golf Club

  • Set in the beautiful Forest of Dean with panoramic views of the surrounding area and beyond

  • 18 Hole Championship Golf Course (6387 yds) with good drainage allowing year round play

  • Family fun on the FootGolf course

  • PGA Professional: Sue Bamford – WPGA Founding Member


Monmouth Golf Club

  • Elevated views over the Welsh Hills, Forest of Dean and the Wye Valley

  • The 18 Hole Course runs through undulating parkland and it’s eighth hole, ‘The Cresta Run’ was recently included in Britain’s 100 Most Extraordinary Golf Holes’

  • PGA Professional: Sid Trench



Newent Golf Club

  • 9 Hole Golf Course run by PGA professional Ian Brown

  • All weather greens

  • 6 Par 4 holes and 3 Par 3’s with 27 sand bunkers and a pond




Lydney Golf Club

  • 9 Hole Golf Course

  • Oldest Members club in the Forest of Dean





Family Fun Golf Courses

If playing on a full Golf course doesn’t appeal to you on your holiday or if you want a fun day out with your family and friends, these Krazy Golf courses might be just for you!


Wye Valley Miniature Golf

  • 12 Holes with a Roman Ruin theme

  • Based in popular destination, Symonds Yat

  • Wheelchair accessible with ball-lifting aids and short putters




Krazy Golf Lydney

  • 15 specially designed holes across 1 acre, surrounded by the Forest of Dean

  • Many other activities available such as Footpool, Badminton and Tennis

  • Some holes are Wheelchair friendly




Forest of Dean Adventure Golf

  • 12 holes of Pirate themed golf

  • Fully accessible

  • Out-of-hours group bookings welcome

  • Lowe Farmhouse

    Prices from £2,800.00

    Idylllic rural hideaway on a traditional Herefordshire farm with it's own on site Activity Centre plus games room. 10 minutes walk to wonderful pub. Masses of space.

    • 10 Bedrooms sleeping 24
    • Dining Room seats everyone
    • 2 Kitchens, 2 Lounges
    • Hot Tub hire available
    • Lovely Games Room
  • Fairlea Grange

    Prices from £2,400.00

    This striking gothic townhouse in the heart of Abergavenny is full of character and features that have inspired one of cinema’s classic movies. Originally the childhood home of Ethel Lina White, a contemporary of Agatha Christie, it was she who wrote the original novel upon which the Alfred Hitchcock movie, the Lady Vanishes, was based. If you want your stay to evoke the atmosphere of one of these classic novels, this is the holiday home for you!

    • 9 bedrooms, 7 ensuites
    • Pets Welcome
    • Games Room
    • Covered Hot Tub
    • Near Brecon Beacons
  • River Wye Lodge

    Prices from £2,800.00

    This converted historic 18th Century Coaching Inn offers a wonderful outdoor space on the banks of the River Wye, with a nearby park and canoe launch and a short walk to local village amenities in Lydbrook. Indoors there’s more than enough space to sleep 26 in 12 bedrooms. 10 of the bedrooms have glorious views of the River Wye. The cottage has an accessibility ramp to the front door and the ground floor houses a wheelchair friendly twin room with an en-suite wet room.

    • 12 Bedrooms sleeping 26
    • Covered Hot Tub
    • Games Room
    • Dine 26 round one table
    • Twin disabled bedroom wet room en suite
  • Forest House

    Prices from £2,650.00

    Grade 2, 11 ensuite bedroom converted 4* Hotel sleeping up to 25 in the centre of Coleford, the heart of the Forest of Dean - Hot Tub, Board games Lounge , Dine Together, Off road walks and cycling from door.

    • 11 Ensuite bedrooms sleeping 25
    • Covered Hot Tub
    • Board Games Lounge
    • All Dine Together
    • Pet Friendly for 2 dogs
  • Orchard House

    Prices from £2,600.00

    The accommodation sleeps up to 24 people and is ideal for family occasions, birthday celebrations, reunions, and holiday breaks. You can walk through the fields into your own private woodland, bike on traffic free lanes, canoe or cruise the nearby River Wye, enjoy unlimited local activities and award winning pubs and restaurants.

    • 10 Bedrooms
    • 2 kitchens
    • Large TV Lounge
    • 8 bath and shower rooms/loos
    • Dine 24 in the dining room
  • Monnow Valley Studio

    Prices from £2,850.00

    World famous recording studio on banks of the River Monnow now sleeping 24 guests in 11 bedrooms, full of memorabilia with Party Room, Games Room, stunning dining room, hot tub. Pets are not allowed.

    • Outdoor Hot Tub
    • Huge soundproof Party Room
    • Games and Cinema Room
    • 11 bedrooms sleeps 24
    • Stags and Hens Welcome
  • The Manor on the Monnow

    Prices from £2,600.00

    On the bank of the River Monnow with it's own grounds, fishing, and swimming, hot tub and games room just a 10 minute walk into town, the Manor is perfect for town and country group self catering in the picturesque border town of Monmouth.

    • Games Room and Hot Tub
    • Fishing from riverbank
    • Wild swimming 100 yards
    • Galleried Hall with woodburner
    • 11 Bedrooms, 9 Bathrooms
  • High Cloud Farm and Barn

    Prices from £2,600.00

    Restored from a run down farm house when bought by Christina Dodwell many years ago, it served for a time as her home and much of her personality and adventures have gone into the house and in the grounds. The openness and size of the farm with its many features almost encourage you to explore the world around you as much as she did and see what you can discover!

    • Dining table seats 24
    • 10 bedrooms sleeps 24
    • Large games room
    • Heated outdoor swimming pool
    • Covered hot tub
  • The Anchor

    Prices from £2,400.00

    Set in the heart of Lydbrook in the Forest of Dean and previously know as The Anchor Inn, this cosy village pub, which dates back to the 15th century, is now a charmingly converted holiday cottage designed as accommodation for large groups.

    • 7/8 ensuite bedrooms sleep 22
    • G/F room, sofa bed & bathroom
    • Dogs and other pets welcome
    • Covered Hot Tub
    • Dine 20 round one table
  • Holly Tree House

    Prices from £2,400.00

    This charming Edwardian villa is set in the hills above Symonds Yat, overlooking the River Wye. With two lounges, a large dining room and patio plus covered, outdoor hot tub there is plenty of room here to relax and enjoy the sights and sound of nature all around you. An ideal pet-friendly cottage for large group holidays, Holly Tree House provides accommodation in picturesque Symonds Yat, offering an idyllic retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

    • 9 bedrooms sleeping 12 - 22
    • 8 Bath and Shower/Loos
    • Covered Hot Tub
    • Pet Friendly
    • 3 Pub/Restaurants walkable
  • Riversdale Cottage

    Prices from £1,850.00

    Riversdale Cottage is set in the heart of the Wye Valley in the beautiful area of Symonds Yat With stunning views overlooking the River Wye, Riversdale benefits from an outdoor heated swimming pool, (for summertime use) lovely private garden and views, lawned areas to chill out and enjoy family time. Victorian stone pond and water-feature plus fish, plus a separate area for the children hosting a zip-wire and trampoline and football.

    • Heated Swimming Pool
    • 6 Bedrooms Sleeping 14
    • 3 Pubs/Restaurants within walking distance
    • Linen & Towels Provided
    • Zip Wire
  • Stantway Court

    Prices from £3,800.00

    Sleeping 22, elegant and luxurious, Stantway Court, set in 3 acres of grounds lies midway between Gloucester and Chepstow. With a hot tub, games room, off road parking, barbecue area, stunning views of the River Severn and peaceful surroundings its a perfect spot for families and friends to relax and enjoy each other's company.

    • Hot Tub Hire available
    • 7 bedrooms sleeping 22
    • Games Room with Bar
    • Walk to Pub/Restaurant/Deli
    • Dine round one table
  • The Cedars

    Prices from £2,400.00

    The Cedars is a lovely Georgian holiday home ideally located in the heart of the village of Whitchurch, in the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley, and sleeps 16 people.

    • Sleeps 12 - 20
    • 8 bedrooms
    • 5 mins walk to River Wye
    • 4 en-suite bathrooms
    • Walk to 3 pubs/restaurants
  • Beachley Manor

    Prices from £3,650.00

    Enormous luxurious Manor House near the Severn Bridge sleeping up to 28 in 7 bedrooms with 4 receptions and amazing kitchen. Set in 3 acres of parkland with terrace and outdoor furniture, a perfect escape on the banks of the Wye. Welcomes well behaved hens and stags.

    • Hot Tub Hire available
    • 7 bedrooms sleeping 28
    • Stage and Hens Welcome
    • Games Room with Bar/Cinema
    • Dine round one table