The Bridge Hotel offers a warm, homely welcome to guests. Located in the scenic coastal town of Arklow, the hotel is just a few minutes walk from the sea and is close to the Avoca river. Boasting 15 rooms, each with television, complimentary wifi and more, the Bridge Hotel is an ideal resting spot after a day of golfing around the Sunny South East.
A family-run business, the Bridge Hotel is roughly an hour’s drive from both Dublin and Rosslare ports, with the nearby M11 motorway providing a gateway to the entire east coast of Ireland.
As well as numerous local golf courses, the town of Arklow offers a range of other amenities including cinema, shops and leisure centres. The town’s maritime traditions are on full display, with an abundance of sailing and fishing activities.
Recommended Golf Courses for this Package
Arklow Golf Club is a links course dating back to 1927. Since then, it has been continually evolved and is now described by many as "a hidden jewel" among Ireland's golf courses. The combination of the local landscape, the nearby Irish Sea and the course's unique design features such as its "Burren" ditch offer both stunning views and challenging golf for competitors of all abilities. The course has twice served as the host for the Irish PGA, which held its 2001 and 2002 Championships there.
Designed by Paul McGinley, Macreddin Golf Course is set in woodlands with tree-lined fairways and challenging layouts that favour players with an accurate shot off the tee. The course lies over opposing hillsides, with panoramic views across the valley available from many holes. The fourth tee in particular offers a stunning panorama, not just of the countryside but of the green some 40 metres below. A good tee shot will hang beautifully in the air, sure to be a talking point back in the club house.
The Irish Times described Macreddin Golf Course as "thoroughly enjoyable golfing experience." The course is located close to the village of Aughrim in scenic county Wicklow.
Described as "Ireland's Augusta," Woodenbridge Golf Course is steeped in history. The current 18 hole layout was created in 1994 when the pre-existing 9 hole course – dating back to the 1890's – was extended. Seamlessly blending tradition and modern design, the course incorporates the flows of the Avoca and the Aughrim rivers, which come into play on ten of the holes. This makes Woodenbridge one of the most scenic courses you can play on in Ireland, while also making it a unique challenge for players of any handicap. A par 71 course (72 for ladies), the current course record stands at 67.
Courtown Golf Club is a picturesque and challenging golf course located 5 km from the North Wexford town of Gorey only an hour from South Dublin. Founded in 1936 the golf course was upgraded to 18 holes in 1974. It was built on a piece of land that was once part of the old Courtown estate.
With it's panoramic views of the South Irish Sea and the beautiful North Wexford coast it provides a delightful distraction to many a bad round. Courtown is a mature parkland course, par 71 and almost 6000 metres in length. Every fairway is lined and each has its own unique challenge which rewards the accurate golfer. The course has something for everyone making it an ideal choice for a group to visit.