England's Atlantic Links
England’s Atlantic Links offers golfers the chance to play some of the country’s finest links courses while enjoying some of England’s most picturesque scenery in Devon, Cornwall and Somerset.
The Atlantic Links golf trail includes famous courses such as Somerset’s Burnham & Burrowwhere a five times Open champion JH Taylor was the first club proessional
In Devon Saunton Golf Clubs's East and Saunton West courses both have strong claims to be championship links courses in their own right and led the great golf writer Bernard Darwin to exclaim: “Now, here’s the real thing. Royal North Devon at Westward Ho is England’s oldest golf course and remains hugely deserving of its unofficial title as the St Andrews of the south.
Follow golf’s Atlantic Links to Cornwall and you’ll find more of England’s very best links courses. St Enodoc Golf Club's Church course was laid out by James Braid and has been ranked the 55th best course in the world. St Enodoc Holywell is a shorter test but remains a fine course with a beautiful setting. Trevose Golf and Country Club's Championship course offers a splendid Harry Colt design, Peter Alliss’ nine hole Headland course and a Short course for beginners.
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Following the Atlantic Links along the “Atlantic Highway” allows golfers to enjoy some of the nicest scenery and best town the England’s South-West has to offer. From the Devon’s market towns of Wadebridge and Barnstaple to Cornwall fishing villages like Padstow, made famous by TV chef Rick Stein, the Atlantic Links has something for everyone.
With top class accommodation, easy travelling and a plethora of other activities golfers will find that their Atlantic Links odyssey begin and ends with world class golf but includes many other fantastic diversions along the way.