Poole Premium Self-Catering Golf Tour

Stay just a mile from the famous Parkstone Golf Club, close to the coast and Poole and Bournemouth nightlife

We know some of our clients enjoy the independence that comes with a self-catering break. Therefore we’ve teamed up with a local provider of premium, self-catering accommodation for the Poole and Bournemouth region to offer you bespoke golf tour packages across Dorset’s very own golf coast.

The accommodation has been recently renovated to an exceedingly high standard, offering 4 bedrooms alongside communal living spaces for indoor and outdoor socialising.

This break would suit a group of 3 – 8 looking to get away and play some great golf in Dorset, whilst benefiting from the privacy that a private house rental can offer.

The golf on this package can be tailored for you, but our example package here suggests a variety of heathland and parkland options within the local area. Speak to our team if you would like a few options to consider.

We currently have 22 self-catering properties for rental across Bournemouth and Poole, ranging from 2 to 5 beds.

The minimum stay is 3 nights within this accommodation, however longer stays are of course possible, and some of the properties can offer 2 night stays. Please enquire with us for a bespoke quote for your group, we can then advise on the best available accommodation option for your group.

3 Nights, 3 Rounds

Prices from

  • Low Season

    £419pp
    £279pp
  • High Season

    £527pp
    £452pp
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  • Courses

  • Hotel

  • Parkstone Golf Club

  • Isle of Purbeck Golf Club

  • Ashley Wood Golf Club

One of the best known and finest courses on the South Coast

“There is no better place” – Reg Whitcombe 1938 Open Champion

Parkstone Golf Club is one of Dorset’s premier Heathland courses and makes up 1 of Bournemouth’s “big 3” courses, alongside Ferndown and Broadstone. The course has been ranked inside the top 100 courses in Britain by both Golf Monthly and Golf World Magazines, boasting mature heathland surroundings filled with lakes, mature pines and a wide variety of wildlife, alongside stunning views over Poole Harder and out towards the Isle of Purbeck.

Parkstone Golf Club is a delightful course located on a beautiful sandy tract of undulating Heathland, many of the fairways are lined with old pines and heather which become even more beautiful in springtime when the rhododendrons bloom, and the greens are immaculately kept and tricky to read. The location of the course means that it enjoys all the characteristics of Heathland golf with links influences from its seaside location, and when these are combined it creates a unique golfing experience that you wont easily forget.

The golf at Parkstone is more than just the serene surroundings, it poses a varied challenge that uses all the natural contours, heather and pines to create a course that requires accurate shots and tactical approaches, as is the case with any course that has a James Braid influence. Although the course measures quite short at 6,300 yards it is sufficiently challenging for golfers of all levels and everyone that visits Parkstone walks away with incredible memories.

If you are looking for a unique and tranquil golfing break in the wonderful Dorset countryside, look no further than Parkstone Golf Club!

Visitor information

  • Visitors welcome weekdays & limited weekend days
  • Visitor numbers limited each week so early booking is essential
  • Course will be closed to visitors November – February
  • Closed during Course Maintenance Week (4th – 8th March 2024)

Course Information

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    Heathland course
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Dorset Ranking

2nd

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England Ranking

44th

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UK Ranking

97th

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    Bar
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    Buggies
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    Driving range
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    Free Parking
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    Golf lessons
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    Pro shop
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    Putting green
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    Restaurant
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    Short game area
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    Championship
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    Easy walking
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    Premium Course

Course overview

The Isle of Purbeck Golf Club is a wonderfully traditional course set in the stunning surroundings of the Dorset Area of Outstanding Nautral Beauty. Each hole is unique in design with its own set of spectacular views, looking out over Brownsea Island and the Solent.

A visit to this traditional golf course is a must for any golfers who are planning a golf break in the Dorset area, a course full of uniquely designed holes that pose a variety of challenges all while offering golfers stunning views of the surrounding area of natural beauty. The course is built in a spectacular location on a high heathland plateau, which allows golfers to enjoy 360 degree panoramic views of the solent, and out to the east across Poole Bay towards Bournemouth, and is set within a nature reserve that contains many rare plants and birds.

Although the course runs quite short, the exposed location means that the winds will often come into play and the fairways and greens are very fast, combining to make this course a real challenge.

Add Isle of Purbeck Golf Club to your Golf Break Today!!

Course Information

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    Heathland course
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    Cliff-top course
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Dorset Ranking

5th

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England Ranking

77th

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    Bar
  • facilities course buggies
    Buggies
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    Driving range
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    Free Parking
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    Golf lessons
  • facilities course par 3 course
    Multi-course venue
  • facilities course pro shop
    Pro shop
  • facilities putting green
    Putting green
  • facilities restaurant
    Restaurant
  • facilities course short game area
    Short game area
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    Championship
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    Coastal
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    Undulating

Course overview

The Ashley Wood Golf Club is a warm and friendly 18-hole downland course that was founded in 1896 and is constructed upon the naturally well draining chalk, giving stunning views of the surrounding Dorset countryside. The Ashley Wood Golf Club is a fantastic, easy to walk downland course, that boasts magnificent views of Salisbury Plain to the north and the Purbeck Hills to the south. The course is kept in fantastic condition all year round, and thanks to the chalk on which it is built, it remains playable in all but the most extreme weather conditions.

The course is a par-70 that stretches a respectable 6300 yards, with 4 of the holes winding their way through Ashley Wood themselves, an ancient woodland filled with bluebells and abundant with bird life. Despite the course being quite short, it offers a challenge to all golfers, with a variety of different holes and a final 5 holes that would challenge golfers of any level. The course also has great clubhouse facilities, with food at reasonable prices and a warm and friendly welcome to anyone that visits! Add The Ashley Wood Golf Club to your Dorset golf tour!

Course Information

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    Downland course
  • facilities course bar
    Bar
  • facilities course buggies
    Buggies
  • facilities course golf lessons
    Golf lessons
  • facilities course pro shop
    Pro shop
  • facilities putting green
    Putting green
  • facilities restaurant
    Restaurant
  • facilities course short game area
    Short game area
  • The Greenery, 4 Bedroom, Poole

The Greenery, 4 Bedroom, Poole

Contemporary 4 bedroom home near Parkstone Golf Club with open plan living area

The Greenery is the perfect venue for a golf break in Bournemouth, offering a luxurious, private and spacious base for your group. With a bedroom layout and ample living space, this house provides the ideal setting for groups of golfers looking to combine their passion for the sport with a comfortable and stylish accommodation.

Upon entering the property, guests are immediately struck by the tastefully designed open-plan kitchen, lounge, and dining area. This expansive space is ideal for a 3 or 4 ball wanting their own rooms or a group of 6 – 8 who are happy sharing rooms. Whether you’re cooking a meal, playing games at the table, or relaxing while watching a film, the open layout creates a seamless flow throughout the living spaces.

The highlight of The Greenery’s design is undoubtedly the bi-fold doors that lead from the lounge area to a large deck in the garden. This seamless integration of indoor and outdoor living spaces is the perfect set up for that post-round summer BBQ.

The bedrooms at The Greenery exude contemporary elegance and provide a haven of relaxation and privacy. Each room has been carefully designed with lighting and decor that promote tranquility, ensuring a restful night’s sleep. For added convenience, the larger bedrooms are equipped with Smart TVs, USB charging points, and suitcase stands. The flexible bedding configurations allow for customization based on your group’s preferences, ensuring a comfortable stay for all. As standard the house is set up with two super king-size rooms, one twin room, and the fourth bedroom with bunk beds. The 3 main bedrooms can be set up as both twin or super king double beds.

The well-appointed kitchen is a delightful space for preparing meals and engaging in culinary adventures. With its bright and welcoming atmosphere, breakfast bar, and integrated wine fridge, with adjoining dining area.

Managed by Grandeur Property Management, The Greenery ensures that your golf break in Bournemouth is nothing short of exceptional. With a commitment to presenting the property to the highest standards and providing attentive and responsive service, the management team ensures that your experience is memorable and stress-free. The minimum age required for the lead guest is 21 and the property manager does not allow the stay of hen or stag dos. A 3 night minimum stay is required.

What’s included?

  • Linen
  • Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Smart TV
  • Free Wifi
  • Free parking on premises
  • Washing Machine
  • Hair Dryer
  • Dedicated Workspace
  • Open plan kitchen / living area
  • Large Garden
  • BBQ
  • Self Check-in: After 16:00
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    Free Parking
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    Toiletries
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    TV

Room Types Available

No of rooms

3

Super King Double or Twin Room

The larger contemporary bedrooms are equipped with Smart TVs, USB charging points, and suitcase stands for added convenience. Each room has ample storage for clothes, and there are two hairdryers available (one in the master bedroom and one in the second bedroom). Please note that the beds in the larger bedrooms can be arranged as super king size or twin beds.

No of rooms

1

Bunk Bed Room

The smaller bedroom of the house, please see photos.

Resort location

Poole

The local area

Located in close proximity to Parkstone Golf Club which sits directly between Poole and Bournemouth centres. The coast is a short distance away and is set in an area renowed for its great golf breaks with many top courses such as Ferndown, Broadstone and Remedy Oak within easy reach.

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General FAQs

  • Who are Golf South West?

    Founded in 2015, we are first and foremost the West Country golf travel specialists. We provide our clients with bespoke golf tours and stay & play golf packages for small groups and golf societies alike.

    We are both a domestic golf tour operator working directly for our clients and regional golf DMC who act as an agent for international outbound operators hoping to have their clients experience the beautiful West Country and it’s golfing delights!

    We work closely with our venues to ensure our customers receive the best value and service available for golf travel within the region.

    In 2023 we welcomed 2 new brands into the GSW family. Golf South East and Golf North West. Both offering the same expert service which our clients have come to expect from Golf South West, with experts in each respective region.

  • Which regions are covered by Golf South West?

    Golf South West is the West Country’s premier golf tour operator covering the regions of Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Bristol, Gloucestershire, Dorset, South Wales and Hampshire.

    We also work with selected, popular golf resorts across the UK including those under the management of Marriott, plus 4 time Ryder Cup host The Belfry, Celtic Manor and many more.

    If you are planning a golf break, we are the only call you need to make.

  • What is the best way to get in touch?

    We are available by phone 0117 256 5966 (Monday – Friday, 9am to 5pm), WhatsApp, email, enquiry form or via social media channels.

  • Why choose Golf South West as your tour operator?

    GSW is run by golfers and endorsed by golf professionals across the South West of the UK.

    We are a fully insured, experienced and recommended golf tour operator, who are insured by an ABTOT bond, meaning your money is secure and safe.

    We offer tours to a largely exclusive and unrivalled selection of venues across the Southwest of England and Wales, including some courses which can be tricky to access.

    We are also proud members of Golf Tourism England and IAGTO, who only work with only the best and most reputable companies in the industry.

    You can rest assured that as a client of Golf South West you will not only receive the best service, advice and choice, but you will also find the best value golf breaks in available in the West Country.

  • Who are ABTOT?

    A name and logo you will very likely recognise if you have taken a holiday in the UK. ABTOT insure non-flight inclusive package travel.

    ABTOT is an approved body (approved by Department for Business and Trade) which oversees the bonding process to ensure that ABTOT Members financial protection are at an adequate level to meet their insolvency requirements in the event of their financial failure as defined by The Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018.

    In plain English, ABTOT work closely with their members to ensure that we as a tour operator are keeping your money (as our client) money is safe and secure in the event of any solvency issues.

    The rules for membership acceptance are stringent so you can rest assured that any tour operator displaying the ABTOT logo is a trusted company in their sector.

  • How do GSW keep money safe?

    We are extremely proud of the service we provide and a large part of this is ensuring our client’s money is safe. Our practices comply with the 2018 package travel directive meaning that your money is safe with both ourselves and the venues your choose to visit.

    Our bond is provided under our ABTOT membership. The ability to display this recognisable and trusted logo does not come easily and only the most trusted tour operators pass the application. We are proud to be members of ABTOT and by booking with an ABTOT member you can rest assured that you are dealing with the industries finest and most trusted tour companies.

  • What happens if we can’t go on our planned trip?

    Holding deposits are non-refundable, but they are transferable* to a new date or break. We aim to be as flexible as possible and will treat each situation on a case by case basis. Full deposits are non-refundable so please only commit and pay for those in the party who are definitely able to attend the trip.

     

    * Some venue restrictions apply. Terms vary depending on the venue and cancellation term booked. Phone GSW consultant can advise you of this.

  • Can we make changes to our break?

    Managing a group can be a thankless task and changes to the group leading up to your break are an accepted element. We make changes as stress free as possible (just see our reviews for evidence of this!). Changes can be made up to 6 weeks prior to your break. Some changes are unavoidable so for legitimate reasons we will endeavour to make last minute changes after this period, but as we would have paid our venues at this point, this would be at the discretion of the venue(s) you are visiting. Please note a £25 admin fee will be applied for changes inside 6 weeks.

  • Why book with a tour operator?

    Good question, could you not do this all yourself? The answer is yes you could. You are able to locate the ideal hotel with the accessibility you need to the clubs you plan to play. You could go back and forth with your target venues and line up the tee times.  You could also contact each venue individually to advise them of group number changes and requests during the build up to your trip.

    Alternatively you could;

    – Talk to us about the trip you are planning.

    – Receive quotes for perfectly crafted package meeting your ideal requirements.

    – Secure the booking with small deposits staged in a way to make your life easier as an organiser.

    – Have your funds fully insured and independently held by PTS, our client trust provider.

    – Have changes made to whole tours with just one call or email.

    – Receive exclusive extras such as free places.

    – Pay less with our packages than going direct to venues.

    Why can we do this?

    Quite simply we have spent years (since 2015) forging strong relationships with hotel, golf club and golf resort venues across the South West. We are the expert tour operator for the region and are know for our high quality and personal service to our clients (just see our Google and TrustPilot reviews).

  • Who uses Golf South West?

    The majority of our clients are UK based domestic travellers. We deal with groups of any size, from single travellers and couples, to large golf societies.

    We also are the favoured golf DMC for the South West of England and preferred regional partner of Golf Tourism England. We regularly work with tour operators from Europe, America and elsewhere to provide bespoke tour packages allowing overseas travellers to experience the beautiful West Country.

  • How are package prices displayed on our website?

    Prices on our our website are displayed in two ways. The first is on our Resort pages where pricing tables show the from prices for low, mid and high season golf stay and play package rates at golf resort venues.

    The second is on our example tour package pages. There are often 4 prices shown here, two for low season and two for high season. The struck through price typically shows the highest price the tour can be and is often active over weekends in that season. The offer price is typically a mid week price.

    Every tour quote we offer is bespoke and will vary based on a number of factors including the date, availability, group size, room type, time of day for the tee time, etc… Our package pricing is a guide to the cost of the package and is not a firm price. Please enquire for an exact cost.

    We aim to provide as accurate a price as possible and therefore try to avoid using shoulder/mid season pricing or twilight green fee rates when displaying rates. You may find an intermediate price for breaks in months of April & October at certain venues.

  • Why are golf resort prices the same as elsewhere?

    Put simply, all tour operators work from the same contracted rate card when it comes to stay and play golf resort packages. When it comes to golf tours, that is a different matter, but golf resorts are a level playing field.

    If you find a vastly different price, it’s likely you’ve been misquoted and usually this does come back to bite.

    The question this poses is why book a stay and play golf break with Golf South West if you can book direct or with one of the large operators and receive the same price?

    Benjamin Franklin once said “The bitterness of poor quality remains long after
    the sweetness of low price is forgotten.”

    We have a small team so booking through us means you receive a personal service. You are more than just a number to us, we are a tour operator where you will likely get to deal with the same contact throughout the process, who will get to know you and your group and respond efficiently to your queries.

    We know our venues and the people who work there. This ensures a smooth process from initial enquiry to the end of your stay.

    Financially you have an extra layer of protection as your money is securely stored in an independent trust account and is fully insured when it is released to the venue(s) you are visiting.

    We are fortunate to have some exclusive “extras” with selected venues across the South West. We offer 1 in 16 free on most trips AND run an exclusive credit system to reward repeat bookers.

    We often feel we add further value to our clients when it comes to our bespoke golf tour packages, but you can rest assured that when making a stay and play golf resort booking, Golf South West will offer you an extremely high level of service, financial protection and may even offer you a saving or an exclusive extra!

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