Any golfer would jump at the chance for a break in East Sussex. A few days of crisp air, sunshine, a good game of golf (hopefully!) and nothing but greenery for miles on end. But before you book your tee time, let us tempt you with an ideal base for your break. We think it’s the perfect 19th Hole...
Horsted Place Hotel is a great place to rest your head - whether it’s the evening before, chill time after a long day on the course or post celebratory drinks for that hole in one (we can dream, can't we?).
A host of charming rooms invite you in for comfort and relaxation - not to mention unpretentious modern British cooking using the very best seasonal produce, locally sourced wherever possible. We’re biased, but think Horsted Place is a truly unique place; roaring fires in the winter, beautiful summer views and the warmest of welcomes.
A host of courses
Whether you’re a pro or are new to the game and fancy giving it a go, the choice of golf courses in East Sussex is seemingly endless. There are around 30 great options for golf breaks in East Sussex; here are just a few of our top choices:
East Sussex National Golf Club - The East Course and The West Course
With not one but two courses, here you will get the chance for a truly memorable experience following in the footsteps of some of the top champion golfers. At the resort you will experience two of the UK’s best courses - 36 unique holes for the ultimate challenge.
Royal Ashdown Forest Golf Club
A traditional members’ golf club set in the heart of the Ashdown Forest featuring a stunning heathland layout - rated by Golf World as 29th in its top 100 courses in England.
Piltdown Golf Club
Considered a hidden gem in Uckfield, Piltdown Golf Club boasts a stunning location that visitors are drawn to year after year to take on the 1- hole course, superb practice facilities and a welcoming traditional clubhouse.
Eastbourne Downs Golf Club
You don’t need to be a member to play at this friendly and affordable course, which prides itself in offering a relaxed experience while still respecting the traditions of golf.
East Brighton Golf Club
Deemed one of the most enjoyable courses on the south coast, East Brighton Golf Club features spectacular views over the channel, friendly staff and an historic clubhouse.
Mini Golf in East Sussex
When we said East Sussex was the perfect place to play golf, we meant mini golf too - not just the usual full-sized 18 holes, mini golf is ideal for the whole family.
In East Sussex you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to indoor crazy golf centres and mini golf parks. There’s Jungle Rumble Adventure Golf, Brighton Beach Crazy Golf and Glo Balls in Brighton, all just half an hour from Horsted Place; Treasure Island Adventure Park in Eastbourne is a similar distance back to Horsted, and a little further out is Hastings Adventure Golf.
Football Golf in East Sussex
Ever heard of footgolf? Well if you haven’t, you’re certainly in for a treat as this activity near Horsted Place in East Sussex is a one-of-a-kind day out for both the young and the young at heart. A combination of golf and football, the aim of footgolf is to kick a football into an oversized hole with the challenge of as few kicks as possible. Sounds like fun, right? It is.
Perfect for every age and ability, Brighton Footgolf is located in the newly-transformed Benfield Valley golf course less than 30 minutes’ drive from Horsted Place.
Golf Breaks in East Sussex
No golf break would be complete without the best accommodation, great British food and friendly dining experiences to start and end the day and, of course, somewhere to celebrate the great shots and talk about the golf adventures of the day!
Here at Horsted we can supply all of the above in abundance; not only is our country house hotel in East Sussex surrounded by incredible golf courses - the reason for your visit in the first place - but it’s filled with inspiring stories from when the likes of HM the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh were once regular visitors.
Hosted Place is more than just a place to stay, it’s your home away from home, with history, architecture and gardens that will leave you in awe, not to mention the personal service and unique dining experiences combined to make this your most unforgettable stay yet.