Golf - North Wales - Garreg Goch Caravan Park

April 23, 2014 Coastdale Parks

golf course to bay
golf course to bay (Photo credit: emdot)

Porthmadog Golf Club

Porthmadog Golf Club is situated only a mile or so from Clough Williams Ellis' world- famous Italianate village at Portmeirion where TV series 'The Prisoner' was filmed - and Porthmadog's intriguing mixture of heath land and linksland can be just as captivating.


Created at the turn of the century by James Braid, the genius course designer of his day, the course has two distinct halves. The front nine are away from the coast and although the soil is sandy the terrain is more accurately described as heathland. But it is none the worse for that, especially with the presence of water making itself felt on five of the holes.

The back nine head for the sea, and some beautiful scenery, and the course is transformed into pure links that have been likened to a miniature Troon. Certainly, there's a lot to the locals' claims that these are the most natural nine holes in Wales. None come tougher or more fascinating than the 14th. 


Called the Himalayas, this is a 378-yards par four that demands you drive over a huge natural bunker that hides the fairway from the tee. Following immediately after the scenic delights of the cliff-top 13th green this will ensure a memorable round.




Criccieth Golf Club

Criccieth Beach Wales
Criccieth Beach Wales (Photo credit: The_Chauffeur)
A 9 hole Golf Course set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Snowdonia mountain range, and overlooking Criccieth Castle and the stunning Cambrian coastline. The club was formed in 1905 and the 9 hole course is set in an elevated position nestled between the Snowdon Mountain Range and the stunning Cambrian coastline. The views from the course are stunning, making golf at Criccieth an unforgettable experience.








[From the parade, Criccieth Castle, Wales] (LOC)
[From the parade, Criccieth Castle, Wales] (LOC) (Photo credit: The Library of Congress)

This friendly club offers a relaxed atmosphere where golfers of all ages and abilities are guaranteed a warm 
welcome. The licensed clubhouse is open daily from April to October for light meals and refreshments and can be hired for parties and events. The Club is within walking distance of the popular seaside town of Criccieth with its many shops, cafes and restaurants. The Snowdonia National Park and the Llyn Peninsula are both just a short drive away.










Type: Hilltop

Holes: 9


Weekday Round: £1 to £15    Ticket: £16 to £30
Weekend Round: £1 to £15    Ticket: £16 to £30


Address

Mynydd Ednyfed, Lon Ednyfed, Criccieth, Gwynedd LL52 0PH

How to get there

Five Minute Walk From Garreg Goch Caravan Park


Accommodation 




Contact

Tel: 01766 522 154
Email: info@cricciethgolfclub.co.uk
Web: www.cricciethgolfclub-northwales.co.uk



Facilities

Bar
Trolley Hire
Catering
Club Hire
Club House
Changing Rooms
Practice Facilities
Putting Area
Buggy Hire
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