The East of England has a great golf offering. It’s the lowest lying region in the UK, but has varied terrain including a long low elevation coastline. The result is a mixture of many different types of golf courses, giving you plenty to choose from.
In fact, there over 200 golf courses split over 6 counties in the East of England.
Essex is the county with the most golf courses in the region. Despite not having any representation in the UK & Ireland top 100 golf courses, the county is heavily influenced by two of the world’s greatest golf architects; Harry Colt and James Braid.
Although they may not get the spotlight in terms of national rankings, the county is full of hidden gems.
Hertfordshire is another county with plenty to offer. Just 30 minutes from the centre of London, it makes a great escape from the busy capital and there’s great value to be had with tee times.
Ashridge Golf Club, Hadley Wood and the Grove (all in Hertfordshire) are some examples of courses that wouldn’t look out of place amongst some of the best in the country, but without the price tag.
If you’re after some quality links golf, then Norfolk is your county of choice. With one of the longest coastlines, combined with one of the best microclimates in the UK, it’s a golfer’s heaven.
Two of the links, Royal West Norfolk and Hunstanton Golf Club, deservingly make the UK & Ireland top 100 golf course ranking. Royal West Norfolk even ranks in the top 100 golf courses in the world! Both offer a memorable round of golf and make a trip to the East of England worth it in their own right.
You can check out all the golf courses in the East of England below or navigate to the pages for the different counties in the menu.