Top 10 Golf Courses - Cumbria

This top 10 was chosen by County champion: Kieran Waters (Carlisle). Handicap: +3

Carlisle

Carlisle

 I’m probably biased but this is still my no.1 – it’s an outstanding, if somewhat underrated, parkland with superb greens, and is well manicured year-round. Just a nice place to play. Green fees: £45 midweek, £55 weekends. Tel: 01228 513029.

www.carlislegolfclub.org/

Silloth

Silloth-on-Solway

Top links with a great reputation. It oozes quality and the course is always challenging but a fair test of your ability. 
Green fees: £52 per day midweek, £60 weekends (round). Tel: 01697 332404.
https://www.sillothgolfclub.co.uk/

Seascale

Seascale

Another fine links and again this one can be tough when it’s windy but scoreable on a nice day. You’re bound to use every club in the bag.
Green fees: £35 midweek, £40 weekends.
Tel: 01946 728202.
www.seascalegolfclub.co.uk

Penrith

Penrith

A lovely parkland on the outskirts of the Lake District. It’s always in good condition year- round but the combination of the tree-lined holes and wind can make it a challenging proposition.
Green fees: £40 midweek, £45 weekends. Tel: 01768 891919.

https://www.penrithgolfclub.co.uk/

Appleby golf

Appleby

Always provides an enjoyable day out along with superb greens whether you’re playing in December or June. This is where I won the county championships.
Green fees: £29 Mon- Sat, £36 Sun. Tel: 01768 351432.

www.applebygolfclub.co.uk/

Brampton cumbria

Brampton

A challenging, quite hilly course – you rarely get a at lie and have to carefully think about what shot you’ve got to play and where to hit it.
Green fees: £40 midweek, £46 weekends. Tel: 0169772255.
www.bramptongolfclub.com/

Ulverston

Ulverston

It’s at the heart of the Lake District and affords stunning views. Whether you’re playing in a competition or a friendly game, it’s always enjoyable.
Green fees: £40. Tel: 01229 582824.
http://www.ulverstongolf.co.uk/

Windemere

Windermere

Another hilly layout and though not overly long, it’s quite a tactical course where good course management is key.
Green fees: £40. Tel: 01539 443123.

www.windermeregolfclub.co.uk/

Carus Green

Carus Green

Quite a new layout but this place impresses me – not just the course but the excellent facilities.
Green fees: £28 midweek, £35 weekends. Tel: 01539 721097.
www.carusgreen.co.uk

Eden

Eden

This championship course has co-hosted the English Seniors and is quite long and very tree- lined with lush fairways.
Green fees: £30 midweek, £38 weekends. Tel: 01228 573003.
http://www.edengolf.co.uk/

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