Lancs and Cheshire Best Golf Courses

Best golf courses in Lancashire and Cheshire

The Lancashire coastHere on the dune-filled seashore of the “Red Rose” county, sometimes referred to as “England’s Golf Coast", you’ll find a links golf paradise. One of the world’s greatest stretches of “sand hills golf” awaits as you journey south from Royal Lytham & St Annes. You’ll need to skirt round the Ribble Estuary and then head down to Liverpool, stopping in at Royal Birkdale along the way.

If you overshoot the “Home of The Beatles” and end up crossing the Mersey to the Wirral peninsula, then no problem. You can add Royal Liverpool to your itinerary. If three Open Championship venues don’t satisfy your golfing appetite, then try any of the other excellent links golf courses that sit either side of the “Royal” triumvirate. Courses like Caldy, Fairhaven, Formby, Hesketh, Heswall, Hillside, Southport & Ainsdale, Wallasey and West Lancs will not disappoint.

Lancs and Cheshire Golf Map   To make the most out of your golf trip, look up the location of the courses on the Lancs and Cheshire golf map. It will help you with your planning to play the best courses during your holidays. On the maps we have indicated golf hotels and Stay & Play resorts with the following symbol Stay & Play Golf Resorts
Where2Golf has applied a rating to each golf course visited. The rating scale, 5 (highest) to 1 (lowest), attempts to provide an indication of the golfing experience you can expect at each rated course. 

click on the green arrow in the toolbar OF the table below to sortStay & Play Golf Resort.Private course – for members and their invited guests only.Unrated course – not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.2-star: reasonable standard. Good value, especially if better courses not available.3-star: a good course with many fine features.3+ (3-gold): a good course with many fine features. One of our top-rated 3’s.4-star: a must play course - excellent standard.4+ (4-gold): a must play course - excellent standard. One of our top-rated 4’s !5-star: simply the best - golf courses don’t get much better than this.5+ (5-gold): simply the best - golf courses don’t get better than this. One of our top-rated 5’s!
Bolton 3b.gifVisitors welcomeManchesterCrook & Colt
Bolton Old Links 4a.gifVisitors welcomeManchesterMacKenzie, Dr Alister
Caldy 4a.gifWkends restrictdLiverpoolBraid, James
Carden Park (Cheshire) 4a.gifVisitors welcomeChesterHiggins, Alan
Carden Park (Nicklaus) 4a.gifVisitors welcomeChesterNicklaus, Jack & Steve
Clitheroe 3b.gifVisitors welcomeManchesterBraid, James
Delamere Forest 4a.gifVisitors welcomeChesterFowler, Herbert
Fairhaven 4b.gifWkends restrictdBlackpoolBraid & Steer
Formby 4b.gifWkends restrictdLiverpoolPark Jr, Willie
Formby Hall 4a.gifVisitors welcomeLiverpoolHiggins, Alex
Herons' Reach 4a.gifVisitors welcomeBlackpoolAlliss & Clark
Hesketh 4a.gifVisitors welcomeLiverpoolMorris, J.F.
Heswall 4a.gifVisitors welcomeLiverpoolUnknown
Hillside 4b.gifVisitors welcomeLiverpool Hawtree, Fred
Lytham Green Drive 3a.gifWkends restrictdBlackpoolSteer, Jim
Manchester 4a.gifNot SaturdaysManchesterColt, Harry
Mottram Hall 3a.gifVisitors welcomeManchesterThomas, Dave
Pleasington 4a.gifVisitors welcomeManchesterLowe & Herd
Portal (Ch'ship) 4a.gifWkends restrictdChesterSteel, Donald
Portal (Premier) 4a.gifWkends restrictdChesterRouse, T.
Prestbury 4a.gifWeekdays onlyManchesterColt, Harry
Reddish Vale 4a.gifVisitors welcomeManchesterMacKenzie, Dr Alister
Royal Birkdale 5a.gifWkends restrictdLiverpool Hawtree & Taylor
Royal Liverpool 4b.gifWkends restrictdLiverpoolChambers & Morris
Royal Lytham & St Annes 5a.gifWkends restrictdBlackpoolLowe, George
Sandiway 4a.gifVisitors welcomeChesterRay, Ted
Southport & Ainsdale 4a.gifVisitors welcomeLiverpoolBraid, James
St Annes Old Links 3b.gifWkends restrictdBlackpoolLowe & Herd
Stockport 3b.gifVisitors welcomeManchesterHerd, Sandy
Tytherington, The 3b.gifVisitors welcomeManchesterDawson & Thomas
Wallasey 4a.gifWkends restrictdLiverpoolMorris, Old Tom
West Derby 3b.gifVisitors welcomeLiverpoolUnknown
West Lancashire 4a.gifVisitors welcomeLiverpoolCotton, Ken
Wilmslow 3a.gifVisitors welcomeManchesterHerd, Braid et al
Worsley Park 3a.gifVisitors welcomeManchesterMcMurray & King

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