Golf – Activities – Things to do

Ruby Country and its surrounding area offers some of the finest Links and Parkland Courses in the South West.

Click on the web link for further details of the Golf Courses you are interested in. A map at foot of page shows the course locations.


Holsworthy Golf Club, Killatree, Holsworthy EX22 6LP  Tel: 01409 255 390

Situated in the heart of Ruby Country in North Devon, Holsworthy Golf Course is just a short hop to the world famous coastline of North Devon and Cornwall, the National Park of Dartmoor can be seen from the 10th Tee. The stunning scenery offers the perfect setting to play golf in North Devon. 


Bude & North Cornwall Golf Club, Burn View, Bude EX23 8DA  Tel: 01288 352 006

Bude & North Cornwall Golf Club, surrounded by the town and the sea, is a challenging 18 hole links course established in 1891. It is located in the centre of Bude, on the scenic North Cornwall coast, close to the border with Devon.

Excellent drainage enables the course to be playable throughout the year off regular tees and greens, making it one of Cornwall’s finest golf courses.        


Ivy Leaf Golf Club, Haystax, Stratton, EX23 9LD  Tel: 01288 321 592

Ivyleaf Golf Course situated between Bude & Kilkhampton, just off the A39, can surely claim without fear of contradiction, to have the finest view of any 9 hole parkland course in Cornwall.

Its’ hilltop situation set in an area of outstanding natural beauty overlooks an incredible vista of the North Cornish coast starting from Trevose Head to Bude on the coast and inland to both Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor.      


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Trethorne Golf Club, Kennards House, Launceston. PL15 8QE  Tel: 01566 86903

Located just outside Launceston in the heart of Cornwall, Trethorne Golf Club & Hotel is the perfect place to stay and play.

All of the hotel accommodation is located within 100 yards of the club house and offers very peaceful surroundings for your holiday or short break.

Trethorne’s hotel facilities can cater for residential groups as small as two, or up to fifty. All of our packages include a 3-course dinner, breakfast and unlimited golf.



Launceston Golf Club, St Stephens, Launceston PL15 8HF  Tel: 01566 773442

The elevated levels of the course offers spectacular countryside views over both Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor, with majestic views of our historic town and castle. The course is a well established 6385 yard par 70 parkland course designed by Hamilton Stutt. It offers an excellent and challenging round of golf for all standards of golfers. For ladies it is 5682 yards, par 73.

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Great Torrington Golf Club, Weare Trees, Torrington EX38 7EZ  Tel: 01805 622 229

Great Torrington Golf Club in Torrington in glorious North Devon is owned and managed by its members, and we are justifiably proud of our reputation as a club that offers testing golf on a course that is maintained in excellent condition combined with our warm torrington hospitality.

Located on heath-land with excellent drainage our course is rarely closed during the winter months. The condition of our course in general and the greens in particular, is renowned throughout the North Devon Golf scene. Whilst it is a challenging course it is also suitable for golfers of all ability.           torringtongolfclub@btconnect


Ashbury & Manor House Golf Club, Fowley Cross, Okehampton EX20 4NA  Tel: 01837 53053

The Ashbury golf courses are set in over 600 acres of beautiful countryside, offering stunning views of Dartmoor and across the rolling Devon countryside towards Exmoor.

We offer four 18 hole long courses – Kigbeare, Pines, Beeches and Oakwood. We then have the Ashbury course which may be played inconjunction with the pines front 9 or back 9 which provides a further 2 long course options. This is complemented by the Willows 18 hole Par 3 course.


Royal North Devon Golf Club, Westward Ho, Bideford EX39 1HD  Tel: 01237 473 817

Royal North Devon at Westward Ho! can rightly claim to be the cradle of English Golf. Founded in 1864, it is the oldest golf course in the country and is regarded as the St Andrews of England. The course is as tough as any of the UK’s better-known links and is ranked at number 69 in Golf Monthly’s Top 120 Course Rankings and it also features in Golf World’sTop 100 courses in the world that every golfer “must play”.


Okehampton Golf Club, Tors Road, Okehampton EX20      Tel: 01837 52113

Here at Okehampton we are justly proud of our tradition for friendliness and welcome the opportunity to share our facilities with golfers from around the country. Founded in 1913, members, friends and guests have played golf here for one hundred years and whilst much may have changed, visitors to Okehampton can always be assured of a warm welcome. So, whether you are a low handicapper or an enthusiastic beginner, we look forward to meeting you.    


Ruby Country Partnership is pleased to be supporting these businesses and would like to support more. If you are interested in working with Ruby Country Partnership to develop and promote your business please contact us at Holsworthy Information Centre on 01409 254185 or email us at



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