Think of Snowdonia and you’ll probably conjure up images of towering mountains, mythological tales and ancient castles. And it’s all true. Wherever you are in the area, it’s probably fair to say there’s an impressive view. Like the rugged rocky peaks and ancient woodlands of Snowdonia National Park. And the spectacular coastline of the Llŷn Peninsula that has carried the title of “Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty” for over 50 years. The golf courses live up to the surroundings.
Royal St. David’s Golf Club
Played against the stunning backdrop of the mountains of Snowdonia this championship links course is widely regarded as one of the hardest par 69s in the world.
Harlech, Gwynedd, LL46 2UB
Abersoch Golf Club
Abersoch is a hidden gem nestling behind the sand dunes. This 18 hole course has a mixture of both links and parkland with many testing holes and wonderful views overlooking Cardigan Bay and the Snowdonia mountain range.
Golf Road, Abersoch, Pwllheli, Gwynedd, LL53 7EY
Porthmadog Golf Club
Porthmadog has been described as one of the most enjoyable tests of seaside golf on the British Isles. And it’s not hard to see why. The mixture of heathland and natural links weave menacingly through the sand dunes of Tremadog Bay, providing a real test of golf. Expect stunning vista views along the Llyn Peninsula.
Morfa Bychan, Porthmadog, Gwynedd, LL49 9UU
Nefyn and District Golf Club
Nefyn and District Golf Club can, with some justification, claim to be one of the most featured must-play golf courses in the UK.
Lon Golff, Morfa Nefyn, Gwynedd LL53 6DA
St. Deiniol Golf Club
A James Braid designed course which is a good challenge to golfers of every level. With unparalleled views over the Snowdonia mountain range and surrounding countryside, you can end your round in the welcoming clubhouse which provides good food and a drink in a pleasant atmosphere.
Pen Y Bryn, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 1PX
Caernarfon Golf Club
There’s quite a landmark to help you position your opening tee shot at Caernarfon Golf Club. Simply take aim at Snowdon and give it your best. This slightly undulating course has tree-lined fairways, so it’s a gentle walk.
Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL54 5RP
Pwllheli Golf Club
Like your golf as a game of two halves? Pwllheli combines gentle mature parkland and tree lined fairways with a true test of links golf. So it’s perfect for pin-point hitters and wayward golfers alike.
Golf Road, Pwllheli, Gwynedd, LL53 5HP