The Local Golfing Courses & Facilities

Golfing in the Lake District

There are some excellent golf courses in Cumbria and The Lake District and Lingmoor Guest House is ideally situated for enjoying a golfing break or holiday. For non-golfers there are plenty of places to explore from Historic Houses and Gardens to delightful villages with specialty shops.

There are a number of Golf Courses across the Lake District all with their own unique setting, beautiful backdrops and varying in challenge. There are also two driving ranges situated in Kendal. Below is a list of some of the golf courses close to Lingmoor Guest House, and will show you why Windermere and The Lake District is the perfect backdrop for a golfing break or holiday.

> There is a modern driving range at Carus Green Golf Club on the Burneside Road, Kendal www.carusgreen.co.uk.

> The other range based on Oxenholme Road Kendal is a bit more basic but still worth a visit.

Windermere Golf Club
Just through Bowness on Windermere set on the Crook Road is Windermere Golf Club, Cleabarrow Windermere LA23 3NB, telephone 01539 443123. The course has tight fairways and is a little hilly but it is a great test of golf and the views are amazing across Lake Windermere and the surrounding Lake District fells, a perfect way to enjoy a golfing break. www.windermeregolfclub.co.uk

Carus Green Golf Club
Carus Green Golf Club on the Burneside Road in Kendal, telephone number 01539 721097, is the only flat course in the Lake District, it has some tough holes particularly the 12th and the small but testing 16th. www.carusgreen.co.uk

Kendal Golf Club
The Heights Kendal Cumbria 01539 733708 is a hilly but popular course.

Beckside
Beckside is a small 9 hole golf course just off the Crook Road further towards Kendal than Windermere Golf Club. It is a brilliant little course that will truly amaze you, pay as you go (at the farm house) This is a little gem and the greens are better than some championship courses.

Sedbergh Golf Club
Sedbergh Golf club on 01539 621551 is good value and again has some very testing holes. You play the same nine holes twice from different tee blokes and it is truly like playing a completely different hole second time around.

Kirkby Lonsdale Golf Course
Kirkby Lonsdale golf course is another gem with some very interesting holes, contact them on 01524276366.

Casterton
A nine hole golf course, used to be home of Kirby Lonsdale Golf Club and is a parkland course with some rocky outcrops. Telephone 01524 271592

Eden Valley
Eden Valley is a flatter course up towards Penrith, it has tree lined fairways and lovely fell views. Telephone 01228 573003

Ulverston Golf Club
Ulverston Golf Club at Bardsea is a stunning rolling course with views over Morecambe Bay. Telephone 01229582806.