Morpeth, Northumberland NE65 8XF
18 holes. Open parkland. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
Rural countryside and woodland.
22 miles N of Newcastle upon Tyne.
Leave the A1 just north of Morpeth and take the A697 direction Coldstream. After 5.2 miles (just north of Longhorsley) Linden Hall is on your R.
Linden Hall Golf & Country Club: This predominantly open parkland golf course roams its way over a large area of rural countryside and woodland, wrapping itself around the onsite stately-home-hotel in the process. Linden Hall is certainly one of the best of the modern-day layouts to be established in the north of England.
Open space, big bunkers, ditches and ponds, excellent greens and well-structured holes all play their part. A good collection of par-3s demand well-judged carries over water if you are to find the safety of their respective greens.
You'll enjoy many views of Linden Hall itself, with the layout bringing you back to the Hall on the 9th, 13th and 18th holes. Views over surrounding hills add another pleasing dimension to this layout, while much tree-planting should see the course mature into something quite special in future years.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.
Must book in advance. Handicap required.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2019].
Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.
The impressive Linden Hall was built by merchant and banker Charles William Bigge in 1812. The building was designed by Sir Charles Monck on land bought from the Earl of Carlisle. Today, it nestles in 450 acres of private grounds and houses the Linden Hall country house hotel.
2019 Golf World rating: 95th best Stay&Play golf resort in Britain & Ireland.
Longhorsley, Morpeth, Northumberland NE65 8XF
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Built by Charles William Bigge in 1812, Linden Hall, now a 4-star Macdonald Hotel, Golf & Country Club, sits in 450 acres of private grounds at the heart of the Northumberland countryside.
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