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Local Golf Courses
Ten Great Courses in Cumbria & The Lake District

Appleby Manor Country House Hotel is perfectly situated for golfing breaks and holidays. Below are listed ten great golf courses in Cumbria - The Lake District, all of which are situated amid spectacular scenery.

The hotel has negotiated the best rates for many courses and offer great value golf breaks.

The area also offers a relaxing environment for a short break for non-golfers. The array of attractions and places to visit make Cumbria - The Lake District the perfect holiday surroundings for both golfers and non-golfers. The luxury hotel accommodation of Appleby Manor Country House Hotel offers the perfect relaxing surroundings for any golfing short break. See below for a list of local golf courses:

Note: Green fees are subject to change without notice. Always check with the club first.

Appleby (5 minutes by car)
Brackenber Moor, Appleby-in-Westmorland, CA16 6LP (017 683 51432)
This remotely situated heather and moorland course offers interesting golf with the rewarding bonus of several long par-4 holes that will be remembered. There are superb views of the Pennines and the Lakeland hills.
18 holes, 5901 yards, Par 68, SSS-68, Course record 63.
Club membership: 800.
Visitors: phone for details.
Societies: Contact in advance by letter.
Green Fees: £25 per round £32 per day (£32/£38 weekends and bank holidays).
Professional: Gaele Tapper.
Designer: Willie Fernie.
Facilities: lunch, dinner, bar snacks, tea/coffee, bar open midday and evenings, changing rooms, well-stocked shop, clubs for hire, motorized cart. trolley for hire.
Location: 2 miles East of Appleby; 0.5 miles off A66.

Penrith (25 minutes by car). 
Salkeld Road, Penrith, CA11 8SG (Tel: 01768 891 919; Fax: 01768 891 919).
A beautiful and well-balanced course, always changing direction, and demanding good length from the tee. It is set on rolling moorland with occasional pine trees and some fine views.
18 holes, 6047 yards, Par 69, SSS 69, Course record 63.
Club membership: 850.
Visitors: Contact in advance. Handicap certificate required.
Societies: Telephone in advance.
Green Fees: £32 per round; (£37 weekends).
Professional: Garry Key.
Facilities: lunch, dinner, bar snacks, tea/coffee, bar open midday and evenings, changing rooms, well-stocked shop, clubs for hire, trolley for hire, driving range.
Location: 0.75 miles North off A6.

Keswick (40 minutes by car).
Threlkeld Hall, Keswick, CA12 4SX (017 687 79324)
A varied fell and tree-lined course with commanding views of Lakeland scenery.
18 holes, 6225 yards, Par 71, SSS 72, Course record 68.
Club membership: 900.
Visitors: Book up to seven days in advance on 017 687 79010. (Restricted on competition days).
Societies: Apply in writing to secretary.
Green Fees: £25 per day.
Professional:Gary Watson
Designer: Eric Brown.
Facilities: lunch, dinner, bar snacks, tea/coffee, bar open midday and evenings, changing rooms, well-stocked shop, clubs for hire, trolley for hire.
Location: 4 miles East of Keswick, off A66.

Carlisle (40 minutes by car)
Aglionby, Carlisle, CA4 8AG (Tel: 01228 513 029 & 513 241 (Pro); Fax: 01228 513 303)
Majestic looking parkland course with great appeal. A complete but not too severe test of golf, with fine turf, natural hazards, a stream and many beautiful trees. A qualifying course for the Open Championship.
18 holes, 6278 yards, Par 71, SSS 70, Course record 63.
Club membership: 800.
Visitors: May not play before 9am and between 12 - 1.30, and when tee is reserved. Very limited play Sundays, and with member only on Saturdays and Tuesdays.
Societies: Mon, Wed & Fri, contact in advance for details.
Green Fees: £60 per day; £40 per round.
Professional: Greame Lisle .
Designer: Mackenzie Ross.
Facilities: lunch, dinner, bar snacks, tea/coffee, bar open midday evenings, changing rooms, well-stocked shop, clubs for hire, buggies for hire, trolley for hire.
Location: On A69 0.5 miles East of M6 junction 43

Brampton (45 minutes by car)
Talkin Tarn, Brampton, CA8 1HN (016 977 2255 & 2000)
A challenging golf course, across glorious rolling fell country, demanding solid driving and many long second shots. A number of particularly fine holes, the pick of which may arguably be, the 3rd and 11th. The course offers unrivalled panoramic views from its hilly position.
18 holes, 6407 yards, Par 72, SSS 71, Course record 64.
Club membership: 800.
Visitors: If intending to play at weekends, telephone in advance.
Societies: Apply in writing to M Ogilvie (Hon Commercial Sec), 3 Warwick St, Carlisle, Cumbria CA3 8QW, or telephone 01228 401996.
Green Fees: £22 (£28 weekends & bank holidays).
Professional: Stewart Wilkinson.
Designer: James Braid.
Facilities: lunch, dinner, bar snacks, tea/coffee, bar open midday and evenings, changing rooms, well-stocked shop, clubs for hire, trolley for hire.
Location: 1.5 miles South East of Brampton on B6413.

Grange Fell (50 minutes by car)
Fell Road, Grange-over-Sands, LA11 6HB (Tel: 0155 395 32536; Fax: 015 395 35357)
Hillside course with magnificent views over Morecambe Bay and the surrounding Lakeland mountains.
9 holes, 5278 yards, Par 70, SSS 66, Course record 65.
Club membership: 400.
Visitors: May normally play Mon - Sat.
Green Fees: £40 per day. £30 per round
Professional: Nick Lowe
Facilities: Tea/coffee, bar open midday and evenings, changing rooms.
Location: 1 mile West of Grange-over-Sands/Cartmel.

Windermere (55 minutes by car)
Clearbarrow, Bowness, LA23 3NB (Tel: 015 394 43123; Fax: 015 394 43123)
Enjoyable holiday golf on a short, slightly hilly but sporting course in this delightful area of the Lake District National Park, with superb views of the mountains as the backcloth to the lake and the course.
18 holes, 5122 yards, Par 67, SSS 65, Course record 58.
Club membership: 1043.
Visitors: Contact pro. shop 7 days before day of play, 10 - 12 & 2 - 4.30 or before 9am by arrangement.
Societies: By arrangement. Contact the secretary.
Green Fees: £40 per day. £30 per round
Professional:Simon Edwards
Designer: G Lowe.
Facilities: lunch, dinner, bar snacks, tea/coffee, bar open midday and evenings, changing rooms, well-stocked shop, clubs for hire, motorized cart/trolley for hire, trolley for hire.
Location: B5284 1.5 miles from Bowness.

Ulverston (75 minutes by car)
Bardsea Park, Ulverston, LA12 9QJ (01229 582 824)
Inland golf with many medium length holes on undulation parkland. The 17th is a testing par 4. Overlooking Morecambe Bay the course offers extensive views to the Lakeland Fells.
18 holes, 6201 yards, Par 71, SSS 70, Course record 67.
Club membership: 750.
Visitors: Must contact in advance, and be a member of an accredited golf club, with a handicap certificate. May not play on Saturday competition days or on Tuesday Ladies day.
Societies: By arrangement in writing.
Green Fees: £30 per day; £25 per round (£35/£30 weekends & bank holidays).
Professional:Paul Stoller .
Facilities: lunch, dinner, bar snacks, tea/coffee, bar open midday and evenings, changing rooms, well-stocked shop, clubs for hire, trolley for hire.
Location: 2 miles South of Ulverston, off A5087.

Silloth on Solway (80 minutes by car)
Silloth on Solway, CA5 4BL (Tel: 016 973 31304 & 32404; Fax: 016 973 31782)
Billowing dunes, narrow fairways, heather and gorse and the constant subtle problems of tactics and judgment make these superb links on the Solway an exhilarating and searching test. The 13th is a good long hole. Superb views.
18 holes, 6614 yards, Par 72, SSS 73, Course record 65.
Club membership: 700.
Visitors: Must contact in advance.
Societies: Telephone for times available.
Green Fees: £52 per day (£56 per round weekends).
Professional: Carl Weatherhead.
Designer: Jonathan Graham .
Facilities: lunch, dinner ,bar snacks ,tea/coffee, bar open midday and evenings, changing rooms, well-stocked shop, trolley for hire.
Location: South side of village off B5300.

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