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Golf Courses & Links Close to Bournemouth

Dorset has everything a golf enthusiast could ever want to make their golfing break one to remember. Dorset is home to some of the finest golf courses in the UK. Experience some of the best fairways to suit all levels and abilities. Many courses are just a stone throw away from the coast, offering picturesque views and allowing you to breathe in the revitalising sea air.          

 Experience top links courses such as Meyrick Park, Queen’s Park, Ferndown Golf Club, Parley Golf Centre, Playgolf Bournemouth and Moors Valley.

Now that you are fully up to speed with nearby courses, you can start planning your next round of golf. You really won’t find yourself short for options when searching for a course to suit you. So if you’re looking for the next venue for your golf getaway with friends, we recommend some great options for you. See our list below.

Why Stay With Us

Durley Dean Hotel’s prime location makes every golf enthusiast search for the most perfect hotel even easier. Our hotel is nestled in the beautiful coastal area of Bournemouth and is conveniently situated just a short distance from many golf courses.

An array of dining options awaits you on return from your golf trip. Guests can choose to dine in our Lounge Bar or our No. 28 Restaurant. Our talented chefs have ensured that there is something to suit all taste buds when it comes to dining with us. Our dining surroundings are perfect to sit back and enjoy delicious meal, sip on a drink and catch up with friends.

After a long day of golfing, retire to our hotel, relax and unwind in our luxurious guestrooms where comfort awaits you. With ultra-comfortable beds topped with crisp white linen and large fluffy pillows, were sure you will endure a restful night’s sleep.

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Meyrick Park


Set within 120 acres of scenic parkland, you’ll find a golfing haven for beginners to professionals alike.

The Club at Meyrick Park boasts a superb 18-hole golf course, adorned with challenges to improve your swing. The Club was established in 1894.

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Queen's Park Golf Course


Queen's Park boasts an 18-hole golf course. 

It is a very mature and challenging golf course, where management of the game takes the driving seat to power play.

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Iford Golf Course

Set in a beautiful rural location with views over the River Stour and Avon Forest, less than ten minutes from Bournemouth town centre.

A striking 18 hole course that’s open to all.

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Ferndown Golf Club


Ferndown Golf Club with its stunning outlook enjoys pristine Tee to Green grooming, often leading to the course being favourably compared to the world-famous Augusta.

The South West’s premier 27-hole Heathland Golf Course awaits you. 


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Parley Golf Centre


Originally built in 1991, the course has undergone a complete transformation over the last few years. 

There are 2 different tee positions for each set of 9 so if you want to play 18, you get the feel of a full 18 hole course.

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Moors Valley


This 18-hole course extends along the valley of the Moors River. 

Designed by Hawtree over 30 years ago, the mature course is both challenging and enjoyable for golfers of all abilities. 

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Telephone: +44 (0) 1202 557711</a

Email: reservations@durleydean.co.uk

Address: Durley Dean Hotel
28 West Cliff Road
Bournemouth
Dorset
BH2 5HE