At the Swan Hotel in Wotton-under-Edge we host many guests that enjoy a relaxing round of golf.

Based in the Cotswolds, we are very lucky to be within such a short distance of so many fantastic Golf Courses – all with outstanding views and all fabulously unique.

Here are our top 6 picks!

Cotswold Edge Golf Club

Distance from the hotel – 2 miles

Cotswold Edge Golf Club is one of the most stunning picturesque golf clubs in the South West of England on the edge of the Cotswold escarpment.

Playable all year round, this Challenging par 71 course measuring just over 6,000 yards in total is a good test for every golfer’s iron play.

It enjoys stunning views, looking out over Gloucestershire, and the River Severn, to the Brecon Beacons and the Malvern Hills beyond.

Stinchcombe Hill Golf Club

Distance from the hotel – 6 miles

Stinchcombe Hill Golf Club is located on the southern edge of the Cotswold escarpment above the Severn Valley. With breath-taking views the course was described by the late Henry Longhurst as one of the most scenic courses in Europe.

The original layout of 9 holes opened in 1889 with a further 9 being completed in 1906.

The greens tend to be slightly elevated which can make for interesting chip shots.

Chipping Sodbury Golf Club

Distance from the hotel – 6 miles

This Fred Hawtree designed parkland course was opened in 1971. Subsequent maturing, development and care have given a superb course which presents a challenge to all levels of golfer.

Water hazards are a feature on many holes and the greens, though large, play smaller than their size, as many of them are raised slightly from the surrounding terrain.

Their website features a fantastic hole-by-hole flyover guide here

Westonbirt Golf Course

Distance from the hotel – 10 miles

Westonbirt has a picturesque and interesting golf course open to members of the local golfing community and beyond, offering both membership and pay-as-you-play green fees.

The course is set within the grounds of the historic Westonbirt House and it provides access to 9 quality golf holes, providing a memorable location for beginners and the more experienced golfer.

Home to 2500 different tree species from the far corners of the globe and 5 national collections, Westonbirt is the perfect place for you to escape and relax. It is perhaps the most important and widely known arboretum in the United Kingdom.

On average, 9 holes of golf will take approximately 90 minutes.

Minchinhampton Golf Club

Distance from the hotel – 11 miles

Minchinhampton Golf Club has three exceptional golf courses.

All three courses at Minchinhampton Golf Club are renowned for their year-round immaculate presentation and excellent drainage.

The two Championship Courses, The Avening Course and The Cherington Course situated near the village of Avening and The Old Course set upon Minchinhampton Common combine to produce three outstanding and unique tests of golf.

Both championship courses regularly host National Championships and County Events including the Open Championship Regional Qualifying between 2002 – 2007 and 2018 – 2023.

Over 130 years of history and three truly outstanding tests of golf set high on the rolling Cotswolds where the glorious scenery complements the quality of the golf experience.

Thornbury Golf Centre

Distance from the hotel – 11 miles

A beautiful golf venue near Bristol. They have two beautiful and challenging courses: the 6300-yard Marlwood High Main Course and the 18-hole par 3 Low Short Course.

They also offer a 25-bay floodlit driving range and a well-stocked golf shop.

The main course gets you thinking with very well-placed bunkers and water hazards to test your nerve, get it right and you have a chance at the current course record of 62.

The short course offers fun for all, whether you are a seasoned golfer or a beginner the Severn View really does have something for everyone.  All of their18 holes boast breath taking views.

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The Swan Hotel is a 17th century Hotel is situated in the beautiful and historic town of Wotton-under-Edge. Next to a free car park and only 10 minutes from the M5, stay with us and enjoy the stunning views of the Southern Cotswolds.