Golf Courses in Norfolk
Published date: November 2018
Norfolk is one of the UK’s driest and sunniest regions, so the perfect place for a round of golf. With courses set in picturesque Norfolk countryside and others overlooking breath-taking coastal beaches, it is no wonder golfers love to holiday and live in Norfolk.
Here are some of the best 18-hole and 9-hole golf courses in Norfolk:
Barnham Broom has two uniquely different 18-hole golf courses, the Valley Course and the Hill Course and is one of the finest golf clubs in Norfolk. The amenities and services at Barnham Broom are first class and include a hotel, restaurant, spa, fitness centre and golf tuition.
Honingham Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR9 4DD
Bawburgh Golf Club
There are both 18-hole and 9-hole golf courses at Bawburgh Golf Club, set in undulating landscape with stunning views across the Yare Valley. There are two practice putting greens, practice net and small chipping area.
Glen Lodge, Marlingford Road, Bawburgh, Norwich, Norfolk, NR9 3LU
Costessey Park Golf Club
Set in 125 acres of picturesque parkland, Costessey Park Golf Club is an 18-hole, par-71 golf course, considered to be amongst the best in Norfolk.
Parklands, Norwich, Norfolk, NR8 5AL
Denver Golf Club
There are two parkland golf courses that are suited to the established golfer and the beginner.
Sluice Road, Denver, Downham Market, Norfolk, PE38 0EG
Dereham Golf Club
Set in the heart of the beautiful Norfolk countryside, this well-kept 9-hole golf course in Dereham is located on the outskirts of the town, on the B1146 to Fakenham and Holt.
The Club existence dates back to 1934 and it has a charming traditional style clubhouse overlooking the first tee and the final green.
Non-members are welcome.
Quebec Road, Dereham, Norfolk, NR19 2DS
Diss Golf Club
Situated on sandy, free draining heathland on the outskirts of Diss, this is a well-maintained 18-hole golf course that is suitable for players of varying abilities. Diss Golf Club hosts a number of professional and amateur golf events throughout the year.
Stuston Common, Diss, Norfolk, IP21 4AA
Dunston Hall Golf
A 6,275-yard, par 71 USGA rated golf course, this 18-hole course is nestled in beautiful surroundings and also boasts a 22 bay floodlit driving range.
Ipswich Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR14 8PQ
This 9-hole parkland course is suitable for all levels.
39 School Road, Tilney All Saints, Kings Lynn, Norfolk, PE34 4RS
Eaton Golf Club
This golf club was founded in 1910 and is owned and run by the members for the members. Situated close to Norwich’s city centre, it’s an attractive 18-hole parkland course set in beautiful surroundings.
Newmarket Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 6SF
Great Yarmouth and Caister Golf Club
Norfolk’s oldest golf club, Great Yarmouth and Caister Golf Club is an 18-hole course that is located in the Norfolk village of Caister-on-Sea. With excellent facilities and hospitality, this course is suitable for all playing abilities.
Beach House, Caister-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 5TD
Heacham Manor Golf Course
This 18-hole golf course opened in May 2009 and within a few years of opening was praised as ‘Norfolk’s most exciting new club’ by UK magazine Club Golfer. It has recently been voted in the top 100 golf resorts in Britain and Ireland.
Heacham Manor Hotel, Hunstanton Road, Heacham, Norfolk, PE31 7JX
Hunstanton Golf Club
This championship links course is located on the north west Norfolk coast and is rated as one of Britain and Ireland’s ’Top 100’ courses. It’s rolling fairways are nestled amongst dunes and grasses and the course overlooks The Wash, where the sun sets over the sea, providing amazing views both summer and winter. Having undergone extensive redevelopment in recent years, this 18-hole course is open and playable almost every day of the year, thanks to its excellent drainage system and first-class greens staff. Dogs on leads are very welcome to accompany their owners whilst they play.
Golf Course Road, Old Hunstanton, Norfolk, PE36 6JQ
King’s Lynn Golf Club
King’s Lynn Golf Course is located a few miles north of the market town of King’s Lynn at Castle Rising. The 18-hole golf course is surrounded by pine and silver birch forests, close to the Queen’s Royal Sandringham Estate and is a sandy and well drained course. Designed by the renowned golf course designers, Dave Thomas and Peter Alliss, the course offers a real challenge for even the most accomplished player.
Castle Rising, King’s Lynn, Norfolk, PE31 6BD
Middleton Hall Golf Club
Situated amongst beautiful unspoilt Norfolk countryside, Middleton Hall Golf Club is an 18-hole golf course architecturally designed to provide a challenge for golfers of all abilities. A floodlit driving range with covered bays and extensive putting greens and practice areas are available for members and visiting golfers.
Hall Orchards, Middleton, King’s Lynn, Norfolk, PE32 1RY
Royal Cromer Golf Club
Originally designed by Tom Morris, Royal Cromer Golf Course is considered one of the best cliff-top courses in England. With breath-taking coastal views, grassy valleys, sandy hills and plenty of bracken and gorse, it’s a delight to play golf at this 18-hole golf course.
145 Overstrand Road, Cromer, Norfolk, NR27 0JH
Royal Norwich Golf Club
Currently still open for golf on Drayton High Rd, Norwich, NR6 5AH, Royal Norwich Golf Club will be moving soon. Their new golf course is still under construction and plans to be one of the premier golf clubs in Norfolk. Relocating to Weston Longville, on the site of the former Weston Park Golf Club, their vision is to create the region’s most prestigious and talked about golf facility.
Weston Park, Weston Longville, Norwich, Norfolk, NR9 5JW
Royal West Norfolk Golf Club
This 18-hole golf course in Brancaster was founded in 1892 and many of the original holes are still played today. At 6457 yards, it’s not a particularly long course, but due to its location, on the windy north Norfolk coast, the weather can make for some very tricky playing conditions.
Beach Road, Brancaster, King’s Lynn, Norfolk, PE31 8AX
Ryston Park Golf Club
Located in west Norfolk, one mile from Downham Market, Ryston Park Golf Club is one of the regions finest 9-hole golf courses. Set in attractive parkland, the course has excellent drainage and a great reputation for being in immaculate condition all year round.
Denver, Downham Market, Norfolk, PE38 0HH
Searles Golf and Country Park
Established in 2000, this 9-hole golf course is suitable for beginners and the more experienced player. It is designed in a links-style with large greens and the Heacham River meandering through the third and fourth holes. There is an undercover driving range and a resident PGA Professional who offers lessons.
Searles Leisure Resort, South Beach, Hunstanton, Norfolk, PE36 5BB
Swaffham Golf Club
Established in 1922 on heathland just two miles from Swaffham town centre, the club expanded from 9 to 18 holes in 2001. It’s an attractive and demanding course that all abilities will enjoy and as the land is well drained, this minimises course closures.
Cley Road, Swaffham, Norfolk, PE37 8AE
Wensum Valley Hotel Golf & Country Club
Set in 250 acres of beautiful Norfolk countryside, Wensum Valley Golf Club offers two 18-hole golf courses, a putting green and a floodlit driving range. With both courses created on free-draining soil, they are playable even in wet conditions.
Wensum Valley Hotel, Golf & Country Club, Beech Avenue, Taverham, Norwich, Norfolk, NR8 6HP