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Golf

There are three good golf courses within a distance of 5 miles. The links to these are provided below...

Carlisle Golf Club – 18 Holes, PAR71
(Founded in 1908) it is less than ½ a mile from M6 J43. It is situated amongst mature trees in gently undulating parkland, and is one of the most attractive courses in northern England providing a test for any golfer. The R & A brought Regional Qualifying to Carlisle on 6 occasions commencing 1996, the first Club in Cumbria to be so honoured. The English Golf Union (EGU) also rates the Club highly and brought the English seniors Championship to Carlisle in 2010. Many other Championships, Amateur & Professional, have been held over the 100 years history of the Club.

GolfEden Golf Club – 18 & 9 Holes, PAR72
Opened in 1991, Eden has matured into an extremely attractive golf course receiving great praise from visiting golfers for its immaculate condition, beautiful environment and above all its ability to test golfers without being unfair. The fairways wind their way through fifty acres of woodland although tremendous views of the Pennine and Lakeland fells are still afforded on various parts of the course.

**This is also recommended by us for meals and the club house is open all day.

Brampton Golf Club – 18 Holes, PAR72
Originally designed by James Braid, the course now measures 6,407 yards off the competition tees and 6,084 yards off the forward tees, with a par of 72 and standard scratch of 71. The course is best described as undulating heath land offering a challenge to all standards of golfer in an idyllic setting. Golf World in 1995 described the course as "The Jewel of Cumbria", and visitors have likened it to a "Mini Gleneagles".

Also to be considered at about 20 miles distance there is:-

GolfPenrith Golf Club PAR 69
Situated in a splendid location between the delights of the Eden Valley and the majesty of the Lake District. The Lakeland fells provide a magnificent backdrop, this moorland course offers a worthy challenge to any visiting golfer. A clear day will have the added advantage of providing some of the finest views of the mountains of the Northern Lake District.

Silloth Golf Club 18 Holes, PAR 72
Situated on the North West coast of Cumbria, Silloth on Solway Golf Club is blessed with stunning views of the Galloway Hills to the north, and south to the Lakeland fells and the distant Isle of Man. The Championship links of  6,641 yards has been laid out over the sand-hills west of town, touched by some of the great classical golf architects, but mostly moulded by Nature herself. The links is an R & A Regional Qualifying Course for the Open.

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