Thorpeness, Suffolk IP16 4NH
18 holes. Heathland course. Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.
25 miles NE of Ipswich
Thorpeness Hotel & Golf Club: Like neighbouring Aldeburgh, this is a heathland course with an abundance of gorse and heather, ensuring plenty of golfing challenges and potentially making wayward shots tough to find. The back-nine gets the edge over the front, with perhaps the more interesting and testing golf holes. Don't think that the par of 69 translates into an easy-going layout. You will need to drive the ball accurately to find the not overly wide fairways, and birdie opportunities will need to be taken when they can, with only one par-5 in the layout. A classic heathland course and generally a busy one, so don’t always expect a quick round.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.
Must book in advance. Handicap required.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2019].
Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.
The House in the Clouds (and windmill) behind the 18th are rather special !
2019 Golf World rating: 73rd best Stay&Play golf resort in Britain & Ireland.
Thorpeness, Aldeburgh, Suffolk IP16 4NH
+44 (0)1728 452 176Visit website
The 3-star Thorpeness Hotel is situated in a peaceful location next to the Meare (fresh water lake) and 5 minutes’ walk from the beach. Offering traditional hospitality throughout the year and operating to the highest of standards, facilities include 36 spacious and comfortable bedrooms many of which have views of the Meare or the golf course.
Aldeburgh, Suffolk IP15 5BD
+44 (0)1728 454 343Visit website
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