There are more than 20 golf courses on offer in County Wicklow, and each one has its charms, challenges and countryside or coastal views to admire. With so many top-class courses on offer it is no wonder that this beautiful Irish county is something of a golfer’s paradise. Why not book a hotel that gives you easy access to this choice of greens?
County Wicklow itself couldn't be easier to reach. It is less than half an hour's drive from the excitement of Dublin and the convenience of its international airport. Yet it feels like it is a world apart with its tranquil scenery, attractive hamlets and unspoilt countryside. Here you can find nestled a number of golf courses with stunning views that are a pleasure to play.
The Ultimate Hotels for Golf in County Wicklow
For the ultimate golfing hotel you can even choose to stay in the luxurious rooms on offer at hotels in whose grounds there are immaculately designed courses right on your doorstep. In addition you will find fine dining, relaxing spas, superlative service and even gyms to work out any frustration your last round may have left you with.
Choosing Your Golfing Hotel
Wherever you choose to stay in County Wicklow you are sure to be close to the golfing action. We've made your choice that much easier by selecting the best hotels for those looking for a golfing break. There are a wide range of choices from hotels all over the county that offer easy access to a number of golf courses. These hotels range from five star pamper pads to comfortable two star family-run hotels where the welcome is as warm as the golf courses are nearby.
Golf Courses in County Wicklow
Golf courses on offer include Druids Glen. Situated in Newtown Mount Kennedy, just off the R761, this course is in the centre of the county's beautiful coastline. With its spectacular views over the Irish Sea the course is overlooked by the mountain landscapes of County Wicklow.
The golf course has been designed with a deliberate riot of colour that is provided by its glorious floral displays. It has also been designed to present challenges as well as visual stimulation. Many a card has been ruined by ‘Ireland’s Amen Corner’ which is the difficult stretch of holes between the 12th and the 14th.
Another course your golfing hotel will be near is Blainroe Golf Club. This is amongst the finest on offer, not just locally but in all of Ireland. Located just a couple of miles south of Wicklow town, Blainroe was designed in the late 1970s by Fred Hawtree and revamped by his son, Martin Hawtree, the respected architect and designer. It is a USGA championship standard course that attracts golfers from all over the world. Your stay in County Wicklow could see you testing your skills against its par 72 course. Watch out for the spectacular 14th hole which is played over the sea from a cliff promontory.
Book your golfing hotel today and take your pick from any of the 20 courses on offer. We'll see you at the 19th hole!