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An authentic natural
golf links along the Northumberland Coast

Goswick is a bit remote. But that’s actually one of the many attributes that makes it so special. Seek it out and you’ll be rewarded with an escape from the mundane...

- One of the world’s few pure fescue golf links with fairways that deliver a lively bounce and greens that roll fast and true all year-round.

- One of just 15 golf courses selected by the R&A to serve as a regional qualifying venue for The Open Championship.

- One of the top 100 links golf courses in Great Britain and Ireland.

- One of the top 50 golf courses of all kinds in England according to National Club Golfer.But enough with the words.

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A Regional Qualifying Venue for The Open Championship

Goswick’s natural canvas of tumbling turf and panoramic views must be experienced to be fully appreciated.

Until then, we invite you to take this video flyover tour that’s certain to whet your golfing appetite.
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An Authentic Natural Golf Links Along the Northumberland Coast

Goswick is a bit remote. But that’s actually one of the many attributes that makes it so special. Here are a few more:

  • One of the world’s few pure fescue golf links with fairways that deliver a lively bounce and greens that roll fast and true all year-round.
  • One of the top 100 links golf courses in Great Britain and Ireland according to Golf World.
  • One of the top 50 golf courses of all kinds in England according to National Club Golfer.

A Regional Qualifying Venue for The Open Championship

Goswick is one of just 15 golf courses selected by the Royal & Ancient to serve as a regional qualifying venue for The Open Championship. It has since hosted this prestigious event eight times, most recently in 2023.

Goswick’s natural canvas of tumbling turf and panoramic views must be experienced to be fully appreciated. Until then, we invite you to take this flyover tour that's certain to whet your golfing appetite.

Our Rich History - 130 Years and Counting

On the evening of Friday 21st October 1889, several local enthusiasts of the suddenly booming game of golf met at the King’s Arms Hotel in Berwick-upon-Tweed. The sole purpose was ‘to consider a scheme to organize a golf club.’ And so began the story of Goswick Golf Links.

A Sublime James Braid Golf Course Design

Over Goswick’s storied history, it has taken the genius of such renowned course designers as Tom Dunn, Willie Park Jr, James Braid, Frank Pennick and – soon – Tom Mackenzie to transform our rugged sand dunes into a refined links masterpiece.

Our Commitment to Sustainability

Our links not only gives rise to golf in its most exhilarating form. It is also part of a sweeping natural landscape we feel compelled to nurture and care to the benefit of the flora and fauna that call it home.

A Great Venue for Your Next Golf Society Day

Our authentic golf links is something special. We have a breadth of experience in hosting golf society days and corporate events and know exactly what it takes to make your group’s next golf day extra special, too.

Explore Membership at Goswick Golf Links

When it comes to pure links golf played over a championship course with membership fees that are second to none, Goswick really is like a little slice of heaven on earth.

Purchase a Goswick Golf Links Gift Voucher

Looking for the perfect golf gift for someone you know? Then consider a Goswick voucher that can be applied to any purchase at our club. That includes green fees for an advanced booking, merchandise in our pro shop, golf lessons with our PGA coach in residence and food & beverage in our clubhouse.

Heading to Scotland to Play Links Golf? Make Goswick Your First Stop

Turn your round at Goswick into a golf getaway, perhaps en route to Scotland just 10 miles north on the A1.

Here are some local accommodation options we recommend from hotels to B&Bs to self-catering holiday homes.

Plan Your Visit to Goswick Links

Thinking about making the journey to Goswick? Here, in one place, is everything you need to plan your true links golf experience.

We look forward to seeing you on the first tee.

Things to Do in and Around Northumberland

While links golf is likely the main attraction for you, there are plenty of other reasons to make the journey to Northumberland. Here are just a few examples:

  • Holy Island – This historic site, where you can walk in the footsteps of Vikings and Norsemen, is within view from Goswick.
  • Bamburgh Castle – This rugged and imposing structure is open year-round to tours. 
  • Newcastle Upon Tyne – A bit further south is the bustling city of Newcastle.
  • Edinburgh – And to the north is  the historic city of Edinburgh, capital of Scotland.

 Golf Media Reviews: Goswick Links is a True Hidden Gem

'Ranked among the top 50 courses in England, this classic links deserves better acclaim. No doubt it’s one of the UK’s best hidden gems.'
'One of the top 100 links courses in Great Britain and Ireland.'
'In great nick year-round with amazing North Sea, Holy Island and Bamburgh Castle views.'
'This is as good as many of the top links in East Lothian and knocks socks off many of its southern counterparts.'
'If this was your regular, you would think that you had died and gone to heaven.'

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