Carrickfergus, and the wider Carrickfergus area, is an absolute dream for golfers, and anyone with a passion for the great outdoors. This is paradise landscape, simply made for exploring by foot, on two wheels or from the comfort of a golfing buggy.
Take a look through our list of golf hotels and you’ll find a selection that are suitable, either due to their position or their facilities or both. If you like a golfing holiday, you’ll love your time in Carrickfergus, whether you’re based in a small, family-run guesthouse near the coast, or a luxury country spa hotel in the stunning County Antrim countryside.
Golf In and Around Carrickfergus
As one of the most popular outdoor pursuits, golf is something enjoyed around the world. You can bring your own equipment or hire some if you need it, and if your clothing gets dirty, your hotel will have laundry facilities to clean it in time to get back out there again tomorrow. Accommodation providers in Carrickfergus are used to seeing their guests turn up after a round or two in the afternoons, tired, and in need of a restorative draught. They simply point them in the direction of the in-house spa facilities, and pass them a copy of tonight’s menu for a hearty meal.
Whether you want to enjoy a leisurely nine holes in a secluded setting, or a challenging 18 holes nearer the coast, Carrickfergus has an impressive array of courses to serve the beginner and the seasoned professional. What’s more, they are all close to the town, so you can be back at your hotel enjoying a delicious meal or drink in no time.
Outdoor Activities in Carrickfergus
If your outdoor temperament thirsts for something more challenging, there are a multitude of alternative activities to choose from. There are numerous marked trails covering hundreds of miles in the area, through some of the most bewitching terrain imaginable. Stopping for a breather and to take in the views on a regular basis is highly recommended.
There are also numerous mountain-biking trails around Carrickfergus, another immensely popular pastime here. Tracks run through dense forest, up and down steep hills, along coastal paths and through picturesque villages. Again, if you need a hotel in Carrickfergus where staff won’t be too perturbed by the sight of you wiping your muddy boots on the doormat, or that has storage for a bike or two, you’ll find it through Expedia.
Booking Your Golf Hotel in Carrickfergus<P>Returning to the hotels, whatever your budget, whatever your requirements, you’ll find a suitable golfing-friendly accommodation in Carrickfergus. Free breakfast, free parking, free WiFi, free newspapers - all commonplace here.
A typically warm Irish welcome is guaranteed, as is great value - when you book a hotel through Expedia you can be confident that you’re securing the best possible rates for your holiday. What’s more, with dozens of useful reviews for every accommodation and comprehensive details of amenities, you can be sure of making the right choice.