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Bryn Adda - Luxury Country House Accommodation in Snowdonia

Golf in and near Dolgellau

Having played host to the 2010 Ryder Cup and with a choice of over 170 courses to play - Wales has developed a big reputation for golf.

Dolgellau Golf Club

Distance from Bryn Adda: just less than 2 miles and 6 minutes away. Visitors are welcome to play golf this scenic course where clubs are also available for hire.

Why play golf here?

  • 9 holes with alternating tees for the second nine to test the golfer.
  • Small and well protected greens for good straight shots.
  • Superb all year round play on free draining land ensuring golf can be played even in wet weather
  • The new club house offers food and refreshments to members and visitors alike and is also available to hire for functions.

Address: Dolgellau Golf Club, Pen Cefn Road, Dolgellau, Gwynedd LL40 2ES
Contact Tel: 01341 422603

Fairbourne Golf Course

Distance from Bryn Adda: 8 miles and 20 minutes away.

Why play golf here?

  • Open all year round, (weather permitting), this par 3, 1000 yard 9 hole golf course welcomes visitors.
  • Golfers - don’t be detracted by the surrounding scenery - taking in the Mawddach, the western end of Cader Idris and northern hills.
  • A ball and club hire service is available
  • ‘Honesty is the best policy’. For those ready to play when the clubhouse is closed - drop the required money in a box at the entrance to the club.

Address: Fairbourne Golf Club, Penrhyn Drive North, Fairbourne, Gwynedd LL38 2DJ
Contact Tel: 01341 250979

Royal St. David’s Golf Club, Harlech

Distance from Dolgellau: - 20 miles and 40 minutes away.

Rub shoulders with the likes of ex Formula 1 World Champion, Nigel Mansell, whilst playing on this ‘fine traditional links’ course.

Why play golf here?

  • A nationally and internationally renowned championship 18 hole links course.
  • The lengthy list of accolades and awards include a ranking of ‘42nd in the Golf World Top 100 courses in Britain and Ireland’ and the ‘best value championship link course in Europe’.
  • In 2013 it plays host to the R&A sponsored Jaques Leglise Trophy between the Great Britain and Ireland Boys and Boys of the Continent of Europe.
  • Year round play, subject to weather
  • Visitors are welcome, see link
  • Location must be a ‘plus’!

Contact: Trefor Davies, Secretary/Manager
Address: Royal St. David's Golf Club, Harlech, Gwynedd LL46 2UB
Contact Tel: 01766 780 361


Legends of past and present have played Aberdyfi - Bernard Darwin as a top amateur played in the first Walker Cup of 1922 and a few decades later Ian Woosnam has counted it a 'spiritual home' away from the pressures of the top ranking circuit.

Why play Aberdyfi?

  • A fine 18 hole links golf course that welcomes visitors - read the testimonials!
  • Sandwiched between the Dovey Estuary and the Cambrian Moutains, one reviewer noted the condition of the course to be ‘outstanding’.
  • PGA professional Joe Davies has over 25 years experience and looks after visitors’ needs. Call in at the ‘Pro shop’ for details.
  • Recently re-built clubhouse facilities for members and visitors to use.

Address: Aberdovey Golf Club, Station Road, Aberdyfi LL35 0RT
Contact Tel: +44 1654 767493
Fax: +44 1654 767493


The golf course is located close by the University with a backdrop of Cardigan Bay. Built in 1911, its designer, Harry Vardon is still revered in golfing circles today.

Why play Aberystwyth?

  • Golf Monthly, December 2011 noted the location and that the ‘views obtained are second to none’.
  • The 18 hole course is a mix of par threes, fours and fives extending over 6,100 yards.
  • Well maintained with a range of natural ‘hazards’ including trees and gorse.
  • Welcoming to guests who are advised to book in advance.
  • Testing for golfers of all abilities

Address: Brynmor Road, Aberystwyth, SY23 2HY
Contact Tel: 01970 615104

Further details about golf courses in the area

Facilities for the Golfer at Bryn Adda, LL40 1YA

  • Drying facilities for wet clothes and shoes
  • Storage for caddies