For The Lads: 6 Above Par Wedding Venues With Golf Courses

Finding love is like a hole in one! We know the boys will most certainly be impressed by these above par wedding venues (sorry, but we can’t resist the puns).

Whether you’re seeking a more gentlemanly stag location, or a retreat where family can unwind ahead of your special day, these wedding venues with golf courses are ace. With pristine greenery that stretches for miles, pretty as a picture lakes, and endless photo opportunities, your day will be classically beautiful with a hint of fun.

The London Golf Club

London Golf Club is one of the few Kent wedding venues located on the beautiful North Downs. Providing a picturesque and private venue for your wedding ceremony and reception all under one roof, the team pride themselves on outstanding catering and attention to detail. Set in the heart of 700 acres, a Clubhouse for all seasons awaits you from the impressive one mile driveway – a real wow factor from the start. The venue has three beautiful room options licensed to host your wedding ceremony. Reception drinks and canapes can be served on the terrace which offers breath-taking views over two championship golf courses. Here, heavenly sunsets present a stunning backdrop for your wedding photographs. The Banqueting Room can accommodate up to 150 guests for a sit down wedding breakfast and up to 250 for an evening buffet.
Your wedding is a unique occasion and the team would be delighted to help you celebrate at London Golf Club.


East Sussex National is the perfect wedding venue, especially for the golf fanatic. Home to two championship golf courses where some of the greatest golfers have taken up the challenge including the likes of Vijay Singh, Ernie Els, Sir Nick Faldo and Colin Montgomery. All 36 holes are unique in their design and are perfect for some relaxation after your big wedding day.

Any weddings booked at East Sussex National receive a special discounted rate for golf which is the perfect way to get your friends together. If you aren’t much of a golfer, take the opportunity to hit a few balls in the driving range, or book yourself a lesson with one of the club’s professional golf instructors. Par-tee the night away as a newly married couple surrounded by your loved ones.

Sandford Springs Hotel & Golf Course

Sandford Springs Hotel & Golf Course is the perfect wedding venue for any golfing enthusiast. Situated between Newbury and Basingstoke, the location sits among the rolling hills of Berkshire and Hampshire. Sandford Springs boasts a trio of challenging nine hole golf courses, a welcoming clubhouse with extensive facilities, Sandford Springs Golf Academy and a well-stocked golf shop with custom fitting services. Sandford Springs offers something for every golfer.

The Clock House, which is licensed for civil ceremonies, offers open beams and vaulted ceilings and is surrounded by the venue’s three golf courses. These surroundings provide a stunning backdrop for your wedding photographs and our attentive staff are here to ensure your day runs smoothly, combining the highest levels of friendly service with a truly delightful setting. So if you’re looking for the chance to play golf around your special day and want to hold your wedding in the beautiful countryside, Sandford Springs is the venue for you.

Best Western Mytton Fold Hotel & Golf

Mytton Fold Golf Club is widely regarded as one of the most scenic 18-hole golf courses in Lancashire. The course layout is set into the hillside with simply stunning views across the Ribble Valley. The 5860 yard course features undulating fairways, and a real variety of holes which represents a fair test for golfers of all standards.
Why not invite your guests to stay with us another night as golf is free for residents after 4.00pm

2017 Special Offer
All weddings booked from January 2017 will receive exclusive complimentary Golf membership for Mytton Fold Golf Club.
The couple will receive one year’s membership from 1st March, either during your Wedding year, or the year directly following your Wedding.
(Current membership value almost £1000)

The Stag or Hen
If you have more than 20 guests staying with us ask about Foot Golf – a brand new sport incorporating the technique of golf with the excitement of football which is sweeping the country. Mytton Fold is the first course in Lancashire to offer this facility which is perfect for all ages.

Carnoustie Golf Hotel & Spa

If you are looking for a fantastic golf club wedding venue, then look no further than Carnoustie, host venue to the British Open in 1999, 2007 and preparing for 2018! Carnoustie’s championship course has become regarded as one of Britain’s finest and most challenging tests of golf. Where better to play the pre or post wedding round!

If the Championship Course is too daunting for you, there are two other courses to choose from. The Burnside is often overshadowed by its illustrious neighbour, but it oozes character and from the back tees is a splendid test of skill. Your special day will be fit for champions. The Carnoustie Golf Hotel offers a range of packages, whether you are planning a small intimate ceremony or something larger. The dedicated wedding team will work with you to ensure that the day flows seamlessly from the ceremony through to the last dance.

Best Western The Dartmouth Hotel, Golf & Spa

The 7,200 yard, par 72 Championship Golf Course, which has hosted the West Region PGA Championships on no less than six occasions, has been designed to challenge the most proficient golfer, with the strategic positioning of tees, meandering streams, 12 water features and undulating greens providing an excellent and enjoyable challenge to golfers of all abilities.

Best Western The Dartmouth Hotel, Golf & Spa is a breathtaking retreat for your special day. Boasting two function suites available for your ceremony, The Dartmouth Suite seats up to 180 guests, and the Kingsbridge suite hosts more intimate celebrations of up to 80 guests. Both suites overlook the stunning course which is an ideal location for those all-important wedding photographs.

The team at Best Western The Dartmouth hotel, Golf and Spa aim to deliver your dream wedding. The dedicated Wedding Coordinators will be on hand throughout the planning of your very wedding day to ensure that it will be everything you wished for and more.


Ciara Moore is the Blog Editor & Social Media Manager at WeddingDates HQ. Anything you want to know about weddings and what is on trend - she's your woman!

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