Glendalough Blog

The Glendalough Hotel is nestled in the valley next to the Monastic City in County Wicklow with a Golfers pick and mix of over 27 Golf courses. Each course has its unique features and that includes some with ocean views.

The hotel has views of the valley and the 9th-12th century St Kevin’s Tower. Glendalough Hotel has a selection of bedrooms, Singles, doubles, and Triples in this family-run 3-star hotel making it ideal for groups. The Glendalough Hotel is a great base for your Golf break with parking on site and the Bistro for evening meals at the end of a busy day playing the local courses.

We have read lots of reviews and asked our Golfing guests for feedback to help us come up with a top 10 list to inspire you, but remember there are 17 more and you may want to add to this list on your visit.

1. The European Club – Designed by legendary golf course architect Pat Ruddy, The European Club offers golfers a true links-style course with breathtaking views of the Irish Sea.

2. Druids Glen Golf Club – Known for its stunning views and challenging holes, Druids Glen is recommended by many sites for any serious golfer and we regularly have guests playing there.

3. Powerscourt Golf Club – Set in the beautiful Powerscourt Estate, this course offers a unique and memorable experience for golfers of all levels

4. Wicklow Golf Club – This traditional parkland course is both challenging and enjoyable, with well-manicured fairways and greens.

5. Blainroe Golf Club – Located on the coast, Blainroe offers stunning views of the Irish Sea and challenging holes that will test any golfer’s skills, guests always return talking about the views and the challenges.

6. Arklow Golf Links has been beside the sea since 1927, this is a fun course, and good food in the clubhouse.

7. Tullferris Golf Course is surrounded by the Blessington Lakes and the Wicklow Mountains making it a scenic course.

8. Woodenbridge Golf Club: One of Ireland’s oldest courses and located in the heart of Wicklow this course is a real hidden Gem and one not to miss.

9. Delgany Golf Club – This scenic course is set in the heart of Wicklow and offers a challenging yet enjoyable round of golf, maybe visit Greystones on your way back and take a dip in the sea.

10. Bray Golf Club – Located on the outskirts of Bray, this course offers spectacular views of the Wicklow Mountains and a challenging round of golf for players of all levels and you have no excuse but to dip your toes in the sea before you come home.

Hope this list helps with the planning of your next trip, for the best rates visit