Holiday Activities in County Down

Golf Courses near Newcastle, County Down

Northern Ireland is a natural golfing country and has many lovely parkland, coastal and meadowland courses for you to experience. County Down can also offer a great variety of testing courses to delight you.

Royal County Down Golf Club

Royal County Down Championship course

Beneath the gaze of the Mourne Mountains lies one of the most beautiful courses. Opened 126 years ago in 1889 it is one of Irelands oldest golf clubs.

With a picturesque setting of the sea and the Mourne Mountains, the championship links course has earned a reputation for its challenging holes even for top players.
A choice of 18 holes Championship course, one of the world's top ten links, or the 18 hole Annesley links, both offer an enjoyable days golf. The Royal County Down hosted the Irish Open Championship in 2015.

Downpatrick Golf Club

Downpatrick Golf Club

Undulating fairways, well placed sand traps and quick true greens make this course a pleasurable challenge to golfers of all abilities

Ardglass Golf Club

Ardglass Golf Club

18 holes scenic seaside course providing a challenge for the serious golfer and yet a playable course for the amateur. The course is a true test of a golfer on a windy day.

Kilkeel Golf Club

Kilkeel Golf Course

Championship 18 hole parkland golf course nestling between the shores of Carlingford Lough and the Mourne Mountains in 120acres

Spar Golf Club

18 hole parkland course set in County Down drumlins with views of the Mourne Mountains

Mayobridge Golf Course

18 holes course with panoramic views of the Mourne Mountains. Created to follow the contours of the land among lakes, trees and old farm houses from centuries past.

Warrenpoint Golf Club

18 hole parkland course with a backdrop of the Mourne Mountains and Cooley Mountains.