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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

  • Bromsash House

    Prices from £3,650.00

    Bromsash House is a grand Manor house boasting six acres of land. 5 bedrooms in the main house sleep 14 adults .There are also 2 self contained annexes each of which sleeps 3 . There is a Lodge with 3 double bedrooms and Games Room.. The gardens are huge and boast a huge array of unusual trees, fruit trees, rose bushes, and magnolias, creating perfect areas in which to play and explore. Patio with lovely furniture and Hot Tub. Bromsash House sleeps 24 in total.

    • 2 Hot Tubs
    • 2 Annexes sleeping 2 + 1 in sofa bed
    • 2 Pets Welcome
    • Max sleepers 24
    • Linen Provided
  • Wye Rapids House

    Prices from £2,950.00

    13 bedroom (11 ensuite) converted hotel overlooking the River Wye rapids at Symonds Yat. Large dining room , bar, lounge, patio, riverside garden plus outdoor hot tub (that can be hired) and games room. Plenty of room to relax and enjoy the sights and sound of nature all around you. An ideal pet-friendly cottage for large group holidays. With flat walks and 3 nearby pubs and restaurants, Wye Rapids provides an idyllic retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life for up to 30 guests (26 adults max plus 4 children)

    • 11 ensuite Bedrooms plus family room and shared bathroom sleeps 26 adults plus 4 children
    • Hot tub hire available
    • All dine together
    • Fully commercial kitchen
    • Offroad parking for 16 cars
  • Monnow Valley Studio

    Prices from £3,650.00

    Sleeps 24 in 11 bedrooms , world famous recording studio on banks of the River Monnow, full of memorabilia with Party Room, Games Room, Cinema Room, stunning dining room, huge modern kitchen, hot tub (hire charge) . Pets are not allowed. peaceful, quiet , safe with no traffic, fishing and swimming from the garden. Licensed for Weddings - 50 max.

    • Outdoor Hot Tub
    • Huge soundproof Party Room
    • Games and Cinema Room
    • 11 bedrooms sleeps 24
    • Licensed for weddings up to 50
  • The Manor on the Monnow

    Prices from £2,950.00

    Majestic Manor House sleeping 24 in 11 bedrooms, huge lounge and dining room. Big kitchen and separate breakfast room. Games room and covered Hot Tub in 2 acre safe and private grounds. On the banks of the River Monnow, fishing from garden and wild swimming a very short walk. 10 minute flat stroll into town, the Manor is perfect for town and country group self catering in the picturesque border town of Monmouth. Pet friendly.

    • Games Room and Hot Tub
    • Fishing from riverbank
    • Wild swimming 100 yards
    • Galleried Hall with woodburner
    • 11 Bedrooms, 9 Bathrooms
  • Forest House

    Prices from £2,950.00

    This 11 ensuite bedroom converted 4* Hotel sleeps up to 25 in the centre of Coleford, the heart of the Forest of Dean - Hot Tub, 2 Lounges, Games Room with pool table, Large dining room, fantastic kitchen. Off road walks and cycling from door. Pet friendly. Short walk to shops, pubs, restaurants. A perfect location for sampling the huge array of activities and attractions in the Forest of Dean.

    • 11 Ensuite bedrooms sleeping 25
    • Covered Hot Tub
    • Games Room with Pool Table
    • All Dine Together
    • Pet Friendly for 2 dogs
  • Holly Tree House

    Prices from £2,450.00

    Charming villa above Symonds Yat, sleeping 22 in 9 bedrooms overlooking River Wye. Two lounges, a large dining room and patio plus covered, outdoor Hot Tub and Games Room. Short walk to 3 pubs (with excellent food), river ferry, and flat riverside circular walk - super pet-friendly. Loads of activities inc canoes and paddle boards. verty safe and secure, no traffic. Ideal multi generation holiday cottage. Holly Tree House provides accommodation in 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
  • Fairlea Grange

    Prices from £2,650.00

    This striking gothic townhouse in the heart of Abergavenny is full of character and inspired Alfred Hitchcock's classic movie The Lady Vanishes. It was the childhood home of Ethel Lina White who wrote the original novel. If you want your stay to evoke a dramatic atmosphere this is the holiday home for you! 9 bedrooms, sleeping up to 24 people with 2 lounges , 2 kitchens , games Room, Hot Tub, enclosed garden in walking distance of town centre and Station. Pet friendly.

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

    Prices from £3,150.00

    Converted Coaching Inn on the banks of the River Wye, with park and canoe launch - short walk to village shop, pub, Indian takeaway and fish and chip shop. Sleeps 26 in 12 bedrooms, 10 having glorious views of the River Wye. Accessibility ramp to the front door and the ground floor houses a wheelchair friendly twin room with an en-suite wet room. Huge dining room and lounge, 2 connected kitchens, playground outside. Games Room. Pet friendly.

    • 12 Bedrooms sleeping 26
    • Covered Hot Tub
    • Games Room
    • Dine 26 round one table
    • Twin disabled bedroom wet room en suite
  • High Cloud Farm and Barn

    Prices from £2,450.00

    The secluded hilltop retreat of explorer, adventurer, and author Christina Dodwell, High Cloud Farm, a perfect location for 3 generation celebrations, with maps, books, pictures and artefacts in evidence everywhere. This remote rural cottage on the Wales borders offers total privacy as a large party house or holiday retreat. Hot tub and heated Swimming Pool (May till October). farmhouse sleeps 12 and Barn sleeps 12. Everyone can dine together in the Barn. 3 Kitchens, Games Room, pet friendly.

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

    Prices from £2,950.00

    farmhouse and annexe sleeps up to 24 people in 10 bedrooms and is ideal for family occasions, birthday celebrations, reunions, and holiday breaks. 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. Hot tub hire available and well behaved hens are welcomed. Stunning Spanish riding horses bred on site. pet friendly. Big games room and ground floor bedroom/shower room for limited mobility guests.

    • 10 Bedrooms
    • 2 kitchens
    • Large TV Lounge
    • 8 bath and shower rooms/loos
    • Hot tub Hire available
  • The Anchor

    Prices from £2,450.00

    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 sleeping 20 in 7/8 ensuite bedrooms. Lovely Games Room and covered Hot Tub. Enclosed rear garden, pet friendly. Walk to village pubs, shop and chippie! Easy access to riverside.

    • 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
  • Pencraig Court

    Prices from £3,850.00

    Classic country house sleeping 36 in 11 bedrooms midway between Monmouth and Ross on Wye overlooking the river. Pet friendly, stunning rooms, large grounds, games room. On site 3 bed cottage sleeping a further 8 available. Landscaped grounds and gardens and a sweeping drive with an extensive parking area, totalling 3.6 Acres. Hot tub hire available.

    • 11 Ensuite Bedrooms sleeping 36
    • Attached 3 Bed cottage sleeping 8
    • Games Rooms with Table Football and Pool table
    • Hot tub Hire available
    • Pet Friendly
  • Carefree Cottage

    Carefree Cottage is a pretty 3 bedroom cottage sleeping 8 midway between Ross on Wye and Monmouth