Dartmoor’s Magnificent Golf Courses
Dartmoor is home to some of the most magnificent golf courses in the country. A natural, ancient landscape of stunning views, Dartmoor is famous for its granite tors, deep wooded valleys, majestic rivers, and rugged, wide open spaces. There are a wide range of challenging courses all designed to test amateurs and professionals alike and that benefit from these incredible views.
Bovey Castle Golf Course
Designed in 1926 by J F Abercromby, one of the finest British golf course designers of the last century, Bovey Castle’s 18 hole championship course is both challenging and beautiful. Designed to rival its sister courses at Gleneagles and Turnberry, the course has been described as an experience of golf never to be forgotten. The course meanders through the hotel estate, surrounded by idyllic landscape and offers challenges to meet any handicap.
Teign Valley Golf Club
Teign Valley Championship Golf Course is set in beautiful countryside on the edge of Dartmoor situated just minutes from the A38. The 18 hole course, at just over 6,000 yards (par 70), is fast-draining and provides excellent all year round playability. Designed to challenge the talented, yet not too daunting for the beginner, the course takes advantage of natural features including ponds, streams and mature trees, making it a varied and interesting test of golf.
Okehampton Golf Club
Nestled in the heart of Devon, Okehampton Golf Course is sheltered by the highest tors of Dartmoor, on the northern edge of Devon’s magnificent National Park. Founded in 1913, members and friends have played golf here for one hundred years and whilst much may have changed, visitors to Okehampton can always be assured of a warm welcome – whether you are a low handicapper or an enthusiastic beginner.
Stover Golf Club
Stover Golf Club, located on the edge of Newton Abbot, offers stunning peace and tranquillity. The beautiful parkland golf course features a wide variety of holes, elevation change, mature trees, streams and picturesque ponds.Extensive, mature woodlands and water, feature on a number of holes – the 5952 yards, par 69 provides an interesting and enjoyable challenge to golfers of all abilities.
Tavistock Golf Club
Situated on the western slopes of the Dartmoor National Park, an area of outstanding beauty, Tavistock Golf Club offers a challenging test to golfers of all abilities. Because of the excellent drainage the course and the greens rarely close, thus allowing trolleys to be used all the year round and there is no need for winter greens or tees. Founded in 1890 by a group of 12 enthusiasts, on land on Whitchurch Down owned by the Duke of Bedford. The town had been the site of the greatest abbey in Devon destroyed in the Dissolution of the Monasteries in Henry VIIIs reign. The abbey lay at the western end of the Abbots Way, a route across Dartmoor marked by ancient crosses, two of which are still on the Down, one being a prominent feature by the 7th tee.
Don’t forget – Perfect for Group Stays
The White Hart is situated at the gateway to Dartmoor. Rooms start from £80 for a double sharing or £50 for a single. Groups are welcome with our Mews offering the perfect accommodation for families or larger groups.