The vistas from the Isle of Purbeck are breathtaking, for the golf club is positioned on a high heathland plateau and the 360-degree panorama continually interrupts one’s concentration.
As soon as you arrive at Kennemer Golf & Country Club and you catch a glimpse of the undulating links land and the thatched-roof clubhouse, you know you are somewhere special.
Kingsthorpe Golf Club moved to its present location in 1914 when architect C.H. Alison was tasked with laying out a course on a compact site extending to fewer than 75 acres. Alison’s associate, Harry Colt, then made further modifications to the layout the following decade.
The 144-acre undulating parkland course at Ladbrook Park Golf Club was designed by Harry Colt and features a canny brook which for the unwary golfer comes into play on 11 holes.
Le Touquet's stunning sea course, La Mer, is one of C.H. Alison's greatest achievements. It’s a classic links course that winds its way between the coastal dunes and rough grasses.
The 9-hole Old course at the Leckford Estate, part of the Waitrose farm, was laid out on chalky downland by Harry Colt in 1929 and it’s one of the master architect’s most authentic designs.
The tree-lined fairways of the Leicestershire Golf Club’s course were originally laid out in 1889. Since then, James Braid, Harry Colt, Charles Mackenzie, Ken Cotton and Fred Hawtree have all made modifications at various times down the years.
Established in the mid 1930s, the course at Lilleshall Hall Golf Club was laid out by Harry Colt and John Morrison and it is characterised by tight fairways that cut through mature woodland.
Little Aston Golf Club is hidden away on the edge of exclusive suburbia in acres of tranquil, mature parkland. The former grounds of Little Aston Hall.
With four of the very best golf course architects having left their distinguished marks on Longniddry Golf Club, it is a rather special place to play golf.