If you are an avid golfer and you are looking to spend your vacation time engulfed in your favorite activity, Northumberland may be the place for you. This gorgeous countryside offers no less than 43 different golf courses in all sorts of different types of countryside.
Northumberland has a past rich with historic significance. It was the place of many battles both large and small. Many castles dot its green hills. Some fully restored to their former splendor and still many bastions and keeps that stand in ruin, a testament to the battles that they ended and the final battle that they did not. Some succumbed to the rages of battle and others to the ravages of time. Within this landscape drenched in history examples a multitude of first rate golf courses. The locals call this area their 'great discovery' however their discovery is becoming a world wide destination point for golfers of all different talents and levels.
Both the European Tour and the Senior's Circuit makes stops here on their national and international schedules. This may be a rare welcome break from other venues because of it's unique nature and amazing surroundings. And despite paramount to the visit to this area is the vast variety of courses available for the avid golfer to enjoy.
Some of the courses require membership, however membership is also available. Some have special offers and some host societies. If you wish to play golf while listening to the ocean waves washing the sandy beaches, feel the ocean breeze against your face, or just enjoy the general sights and sounds that are specific only to the coastal areas, Northumberland offers at least 14 different courses lined up along the coastlines.
If an inland course fits your desires more fully, Northumberland is well suited to fulfill those desires also, as there are a plethora of golf golf courses dotting the gorgeous countryside. Imagine playing golf on a beautiful green countryside amid a myriad of surrounding trees with castles off in the distance. Possibly a lake or two along with running streams filled with fish. Of course you will want to be very careful with your long drives. Trees, rivers and streams can be wonderful for inheriting wayward golf balls.
Before you travel to Northumberland to start you wonderful golf adventure vacation, you may want to do your homework online and learn about the different golf courses this area offers. They all have different attributes and a little research before travel can ensure that you will visit the ones that most captivate you, leaving the less ones for later in your trip or possibly for another trip.