Golf

From world-class 18-hole courses to luxury country-club hotels, the golf venues around Ashford and Tenterden are superb places to swing a club.  Add 9-hole courses, driving ranges and even pitch 'n' put, and you have the perfect golfing break.

In Chart Hills Golf Club, Biddenden has one of the UK's top courses.  Designed by Sir Nick Faldo, these 18 beautiful, but testing holes regularly host major competitions. Visitors are welcome.

Tenterden's London Beach Golf Club offers a great golfing getaway.  This mature, 9 hole parkland venue has sweeping views, plus a nine-hole par 3 Championship Chipping Course and Prestige Putting course.  At Ashford Golf Club, pines and oaks frame slender fairways and small greens.

With 18 picturesque holes, Tenterden Golf Club caters for all levels, offering tees from Championship down.  It also specialises in developing new players, via its Academy par 3 course and short game facilities.

The spectacular Eastwell Manor hotel, near Ashford, is home to an attractive, nine-hole course.  Or just turn-up-and-play at Great Chart Golf, which rejoices in a no-membership fee, no-dress code policy.

Similarly, Kingsnorth Golf offers an easy going and fun atmosphere with nine holes and a superb driving range at this pay-and-play course close to Ashford.