Harper’s Cottage is only 10 minutes from two superb championship courses at St Mellion International Resort – the internationally renowned championship Nicklaus course (6626 yards, par 72), and the Kernow course (5927 yards, par 70). Green fees vary depending on the day of the week and the time of year – for details see www.st-mellion.co.uk
T 01579 352000 SN PL12 6SD W www.st-mellion.co.uk/golf/
Other courses which are highly recommended:
China Fleet (10 miles) – with wonderful views over the River Tamar, China Fleet in nearby Saltash claims some of the most dramatic scenery in the South West. The 18-hole championship course is 6551 yards and par 72. Spa, swimming pool, leisure activities and crèche also available.
T 01752 854665 SN PL12 6LJ W www.china-fleet.co.uk
Lostwithiel (20 miles) off the A390, is set in wooded hills above the banks of the river Fowey. 18 hole course (5984 yards, par 72). Green fees vary depending on time of year and day of the week. They also do day passes for the gym, tennis courts and indoor pool.
T 01208 87382 SN PL22 0HQ W lostwithielgolfclub.com
Launceston (15 miles) is another attractive course.18-hole course (6385 yards, par 70). Spectacular countryside views over both Dartmoor and Bodmin Moors, with majestic views of the historic town and castle.
T 01566 773442 SN PL15 8HF W www.launcestongolfclub.co.uk
Trethorne (15 miles) a challenging and scenic 71 parkland layout with numerous water hazards and tree lines fairways.
T 01566 86903 SN PL15 8QE W www.trethornegolfclub.com
Tavistock (11 miles) lies on the Western slopes of Dartmoor within the National Park boundary and has the added attraction of being in an area of outstanding beauty. 5814 yards par 71
T 01822 612316 SN PL19 9AQ W www.tavistockgolfclub.co.uk