Launched in 2018, the Somerset Coastline Tour is Somerset’s answer to the famous North Cornwall and North Devon coastline tours which have proved so popular. Groups will base themselves at the beautiful Royal Hotel on the Weston seafront and travel the Somerset Atlantic coast, taking in some of the counties finest courses, including the counties #1 course, Burnham & Berrow.
Weston-super-mare serves as a fantastic base for a Somerset golf tour, situated on the coast of the Bristol channel, this seaside town enjoys wonderful views out over the channel and across to South Wales and is well known for it’s historic pier. There is an abundance of nightlife, dining options and cultural history to take in during your visit, as well as dramatic coastline walks and the nearby Mendip Spring AONB. The Royal Hotel in Weston-super-mare, is a traditional and independently owned hotel. The hotel is the oldest in Weston, and boasts 44 luxurious en-suite bedrooms, fantastic sea views and an elegant restaurant, all of this within just a short walk of the seafront. Fine dining is available in the on-site Golden Jubilee Restaurant, where local ingredients are sourced and prepared into mouth watering dishes.
Golf is played at four of Somerset’s finest courses, first of these is Weston-super-mare Golf Club, an all year round golf course established in 1892 that offers a true test of links golf with its rolling fairways and challenging wind conditions. The course is an 18 hole, par 70 (6245 yard) links golf course designed by the famous course architects Alistair MacKenzie & Tom Dunne. The course is an attractive links course situated at the southern end of Weston Bay, with superb views out across the Bristol Channel. A second round sees golfers visit Clevedon Golf Club, set up high above the cliffs overlooking the Bristol Channel and the surrounding Somerset countryside, this par 72 course provides an excellent test for all golfers and extends out to a lengthy 6,557 yards. The course is situated upon the old castle farm and boasts fantastically well-kept fairways and 18 U.S.G.A. specifications greens. The third venue of the tour is a fantastic course set right on the outskirts of Weston, Worlebury Golf Club offers a fantastic golfing experience in a parkland setting that is just a stones-throw from the cliffs overlooking Lyme Bay. Sitting above Worlebury Hill, the course offers panoramic views over the Bristol Channel towards the south Wales coast, while to the south you can see both the Mendip and Blackdown Hills. The final course of this tour is Somerset’s #1 course, Burnham & Berrow, a 27-hole members golf club in that has hosted many of the leading amateur golf tournaments in Britain, including the The Brabazon Trophy and The English Amateur. Part of the Atlantic links network, Burnham boasts 27 holes of golf across the par 71 (6925 yard) Championship course and 9 hole, 18 tee Channel Course. The layout is that of a traditional links course with 9 holes along the coastline and 9 back to the clubhouse with a constantly changing wind that can pose a different challenge on every hole.
The Somerset Coastline Tour is the perfect choice for your group if they want to enjoy some of the finest links golf in the county, while also staying in a bustling town that is easily accessible and can cater to all your drinking & dining needs.