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Where To Play Golf In London

Take a swing at the centuries-old sport

Dear golf lovers, we know you’ve been meaning to get back into your favourite sport – and what better opportunity than the New Year? The UK is brimming with magnificent courses, from Scottish links to those in the depths of the countryside. However, city folk don’t have to travel for hours to play a few rounds; there are plenty of golf courses right on your doorstep. Here’s the C&TH pick of the best golf courses in London.

The Best Golf Courses in London

  • The Grove
  • Mill Hill Golf Club
  • Highgate Golf Club
  • Richmond Park Golf Course
  • Dulwich & Sydenham Hill Golf Club
  • Enfield Golf Club


The Grove

Located just 18 miles from London in the Herts country countryside lies The Grove hotel, an impressive five-star mansion house complete with a luxury spa, top-tier restaurants, and most significant, a 7,152 yard golf course which has played host to The British Masters and WGC Championship. Book online via thegrove.co.uk

best golf courses in London: Mill Hill Golf Club

Mill Hill Golf Club

A North London gem since its inception in the 1920s, the Mill Hill Golf Club has an 18 hole course and in addition boasts the Clubhouse, a charming old Coach House which hosts a Jazz Club every Wednesday evening. You can also get lessons here starting from just £25 for 30 minutes. millhillgc.co.uk

best golf courses in London: Highgate Golf Club

Highgate Golf Club

The closest 18 hole course to central London, the award winning Highgate Golf Club set in peaceful surroundings is a great option for golfers. It’s private (for members only) and its main event, The Highgate Open, takes place every summer – so get signed up! highgategc.co.uk

best golf courses in London: Richmond Park Golf Course

Richmond Park Golf Course

You’ll find this luscious golf course (established since 1924) located within Richmond Park, London’s oldest Royal park. Open to the public, enjoy two 18-hole courses. Memberships are also available. richmondparkgolfclub.org.uk

Dulwich & Sydenham Hill Golf Club

Dulwich & Sydenham Hill Golf Club

Overlooking Dulwich College, this picturesque golf club has been around since 1894. The course benefits from the slopes of Sydenham Hill, lined with grand oak trees and boasting views of London, from Canary Wharf to Wembley. This club is the top choice for junior golfers with its attractive Junior Membership programme. dulwichgolf.co.uk

Enfield Golf Club

Enfield Golf Club

One of the first 100 courses to be built in the United Kingdom. The club celebrated its 125th anniversary last year and boasts a ‘modern’ approach to the sport. It’s open to guests as well as members. Interested in joining? Visit enfieldgolfclub.co.uk