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Clandeblog 5 Reasons to Choose Clandeboye Lodge for Your Next Golf Break in Northern Ireland

Home to world-class golf courses and players, Northern Ireland is a golfer's paradise with its scenic landscapes and temperate climate.

Clandeboye Lodge is situated in an area of North Down with numerous top golf courses within a 5-mile radius - you will never be far from a great game of golf! Here are 5 reasons why Clandeboye Lodge is the perfect place to stay for your next golf break in Northern Ireland.

1. The proximity to top golf courses

Clandeboye Lodge is located in a prime spot right next to numerous top golf courses.

You’re just a stone’s throw away from Clandeboye Golf Club, home of the PGA EuroPro Tour 2021-23 and featured in the Top 30 Golf Courses in Northern Ireland for 2022.

Other nearby golf courses include Royal Belfast Golf Club - the oldest golf club in Ireland and Holywood Golf Club - home club of golf legend Rory McIlroy. Blackwood, Helen’s Bay, Scrabo, Carnalea and Bangor golf clubs are also on our doorstep.

2. Practice your swing at Blackwood’s high-tech driving range

Blackwood Golf Centre sits just across the road from the hotel and offers an incredible floodlit driving range where you can perfect your swing. With their new Toptracer Technology, you can take your game to the next level with advanced shot tracking technology. There’s also a practice bunker and nine-hole putting green with a sloped surface.

3. The perfect place to relax and unwind

Nestled in the heart of Northern Ireland's picturesque County Down, Clandeboye Lodge provides the perfect setting for relaxation after a long day on the course.

With cosy, comfortable rooms featuring blackout curtains and orthopaedic mattresses, you’re guaranteed a restful night’s sleep. Plus, we offer a range of amenities to make your stay as comfortable as possible, including free Wi-Fi, on-site parking, and a complimentary freshly cooked breakfast.

Our on-site Coq & Bull brasserie offers local and seasonal dishes, the perfect place to sit back and discuss the finer shots of the day!

4. Plenty of things to do off the course

If you need a break from the fairway, you’re never too far away from fascinating local attractions that are just waiting to be explored. Discover local woodland and coastal walking trails or enjoy the eclectic city life in Belfast, just a short drive away. There are also nearby water sports, cycling routes, and museums.

5. Easy to get to from the airport or train station

Clandeboye Lodge is the perfect place to stay whether you're flying into Belfast City Airport or arriving by train.

By plane – a 15 minutes drive from Belfast City Airport (or 40 minutes from Belfast International Airport).

By train – under 10 minutes drive from Carnalea or Bangor West train stops. Plan your journey via the Translink NI website.

We have a range of stay & play offers to suit every golfer. Choose from Blackwood Golf Club, perfect for holiday golfers and families or Clandeboye Golf Club for the more accomplished players. After a day on the green, return to the serene luxury of Clandeboye Lodge for a drink, a rest and the finest local food. Book online today.

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