Teetime Tunbridge Wells

Teetime Tunbridge Wells

David Hodgkinson

Golf & Golf Courses in Tunbridge Wells

Tunbridge Wells’ golf courses are the epitome of sporting relaxation in a green and rural idyll.

Golf, being an enduringly popular past time, means there are a number of golf courses all around historic Tunbridge Wells.

5 Golf Courses in Tunbridge Wells!

The 18-hole Nevill Golf Club is over 100 years old and welcomes visitors as well as social visitors. It is just 5 minutes' drive from the centre of Royal Tunbridge Wells.

The clubhouse has facilities for group bookings and three course meals, a pro-shop and the course is kept in a "lovely condition" for both leisure and experienced players. It dates from the Victorian era and still has the stunning views it was created for in 1889.  

Today, the challenge is the "neat and slick" greens, some of the best in the County.

After the 9th green and before the 10th tee, partake of a refreshment at the Halfway House on the covered terrace out of the the rain and the sun if necessary.

Take breakfast before your game in the comfort of a neighbouring B&B such as Broadwater B&B or the Mount Edgcumbe pub overlooking the Tunbridge Wells Common

For self-catering, Ford Cottage is only 1.13 miles away and Flying Horse Cottage is a gold award rated idyll only 2.5 miles away. Check the full list of self-catering accommodation

The Bull pub which serves food in a cosy atmosphere is less than half a mile away. Near to the course, there is The Pantiles Georgian shopping quarter where restaurants, bars and cafes are aplenty for lunch and dinner to continue the relaxing vibe.

“This region is a golfer’s paradise” (TripAdvisor traveller)

With such lovely villages in the area why not take the 19th in a country pub for a delicious  lunch, relishing a typical English scene in the countryside incorporating locally sourced beer, wine and food.

In the picturesque clapboard cottage village of Lamberhurst, visitors are welcomed at an 18-hole parkland golf course that straddles both sides of the pretty River Teise. The ‘signature 12th’ may be a challenge, or not; find out for yourself!

Groups are welcome and the clubhouse caters for informal refreshments and fine dining. Nearby hostelries include The Chequers Inn which has a garden on the river and does breakfast too. The Vineyard is a fine dining option.  The Elephants Head and Brown Trout are 2 laid back country pubs just nearby.

Golf in the Countryside

Hawkhurst Golf Club is a half hour drive south of Royal Tunbridge Wells; 9 holes and includes a river. It is a challenging golf course for all handicaps.

The club has a function room like the ones above and caters for groups.  The bar and restaurant are open every day.  If you are still in need of burning off some energy you could always play a game of squash in their courts!

There is a café for breakfasts in the centre of Hawkhurst and there are a few country pubs  nearby too. Accommodation near Hawkhurst includes 2 lovely B&Bs and a country inn.

Dale Hill Hotel and Golf Club has 2 golf courses based in Wadhurst which is only a 10 minute drive from Hawkhurst. As you would expect from an hotel all facilities are there for the golfer as well as the hotel visitor such as the spa area and full English breakfasts.

Well maintained and a choice of one long and one short course, this place is also good for groups. 

Hever Castle Golf Club has 27 holes of golf in the grounds of Hever Castle where “fairways in top nick”! With this Championship course and long par 5’s you are bound to enjoy your game here.

Only half an hour from Royal Tunbridge Wells by car, there is a medieval clubhouse, shop and you can even stay in the Castle.

Planning your golfing break

There are plenty of options for other leisure activities to extend your stay.  The countryside is so beautiful, we recommend you take a relaxing walk and admire the ancient Weald land.

Stay in a Bed and Breakfast and it will feel like going home at the end of a day of golf.

Massage treatments are on offer in most of the hotels and salons in this spa area to help ease the golfing aches, why not combine with a spa break

Take a look at the maps, other attractions in the area and the food and drink pages to ensure no opportunity is lost to enhance your golf break!

Accommodation in Tunbridge Wells is sited in the prettiest spots to help you escape from the rat race. Browse the local options and book your stay now!

Contact the Tourist Information Centre for more details.

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    Spa Valley Railway

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    Steam Railway

    Royal Tunbridge Wells

    Spa Valley Railway takes you on a picturesque railway journey through through the beautiful Wealden countryside from Tunbridge Wells to High Rocks, Groombridge and Eridge

  2. Add Chalybeate Spring to your Itinerary

    Chalybeate Spring

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    Spa

    Royal Tunbridge Wells

    Visitors came to see and be seen in fashionable Tunbridge Wells, but above all to 'take the waters'.

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    Pashley Manor Gardens

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    Garden

    Ticehurst, Wadhurst

    At Pashley you will discover 11 acres of beautiful borders and vistas - the culmination of a lifetime of passion for gardening and an admiration of the tradition of the English country garden.

  4. Tunbridge Wells Circular Walk

    Type

    Waymarked Trail

    Tunbridge Wells

    The Tunbridge Wells Circular Walk is a 27.5 mile (44.3km) route that explores the wide variety of fertile and beautiful countryside around Royal Tunbridge Wells, a town within the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the borders of Kent and East Sussex.

  5. Add St. Mary's Church Lamberhurst to your Itinerary

    St. Mary's Church Lamberhurst

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    Church / Chapel

    Royal Tunbridge Wells

  6. Hawkhurst Fish Farm

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    Hawkhurst Fish Farm

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    Fish Farm

    Hawkhurst

    Carp fishing for the family with a choice of 7 lakes, cafe and pottery.

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    Merriments Gardens Ltd

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    Garden

    Hurst Green

    The gardens at Merriments in the rolling Sussex countryside never fail to delight.

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    Grosvenor and Hilbert Park

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    Parkland / Woodland Garden

    Royal Tunbridge Wells

    Grosvenor and Hilbert is the town's oldest public park and still contains some original historic features, such as the lake and grottoes or 'dripping wells'. There is an exciting and challenging play area which is well worth a visit.

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    The Queen's Hall Theatre

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    Theatre

    Cranbrook

    Providing entertainment in the heart of the Kent Weald.

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    Temper Temper The Chocolate Experience

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    Cookery School

    Tunbridge Wells

    Have a go at making your own delicious confections!

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    St Thomas a Becket Church, Capel

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    Church / Chapel

    Capel

    Twelfth century church with wallpaintings of the same period - the most extensive in West Kent. They depict various biblical scenes including Cain and Abel and The Last Supper.

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    High Rocks

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    Natural Feature

    Tunbridge Wells

    Acres of breathtaking sandstone rocks interlinked with bridges provide a scenic walk in a tranquil woodland setting.

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    Tunbridge Wells Sports Centre

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    Leisure / Swimming Pool

    Royal Tunbridge Wells

    A great local resource for those interested in health and fitness, with most facilities available on a pay and play basis.

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    Weald Sports Centre

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    Leisure / Swimming Pool

    Cranbrook

    High quality sporting facilities to include swimming pool, sports hall, fitness studio, exercise studio and creche.

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    Putlands Sports & Leisure Centre

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    Sports Ground

    Paddock Wood, Tonbridge

    Purpose built centre provides sports hall, fitness studio, meeting rooms, outdoor tennis courts, football and rugby pitches.

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    Kino Cinema Hawkhurst

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    Cinema

    Hawkhurst

    Kino is the UK's first purely digital cinema with the full HD experience.

  17. Add The Forum to your Itinerary

    The Forum

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    Event Venue

    Royal Tunbridge Wells

    From spring water dispensary to nationally acclaimed live music venue in Royal Tunbridge Wells!

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    St. Dunstan's Church Cranbrook

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    Church / Chapel

    Cranbrook

    Cathedral of the Weald.

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    St. Mary's Church Speldhurst

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    Church / Chapel

    Tunbridge Wells

    We welcome visitors to our beautiful church.

  20. Add St. Mary's Church Goudhurst to your Itinerary

    St. Mary's Church Goudhurst

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    Church / Chapel

    Cranbrook

    The church on the hill above the village.

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