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If you’ve got your heart set on enjoying a golf weekend break with your friends or family, you might wish to consider heading to Wales. The country is full of world-famous golf courses – and you can make the most of the beautiful scenery while you practise your swing.

Despite Wales’s small size – being only 60 miles wide by 170 miles long – you will be able to discover 200 golf courses here, so you’re sure to find several that will be perfect for you.

Wherever you choose to spend your time in Wales, there is likely to be a golf course nearby, but with so many to choose from, how do you decide where to spend your UK weekend break?

Aberystwyth Golf Club

If you want to discover mid-Wales, you could head to Aberystwyth Golf Club, which has 6,119 yards for you to explore during your weekend away. The par 70 course, designed by Harry Vardon, was built in 1911, and since then has gone on to become one of the most popular in the country. This club is ideal if you are travelling with a mix of people, some of whom are keen golf enthusiasts while others may never have picked up a club before.

At Aberystwyth Golf Club, you will find a par 3 pay and play course, which is perfect for beginners. Here, they can have a taster session, enabling them to work out whether they will enjoy a game or just have a one-off round of golf.

Those who have spent years playing golf in their spare time will also cherish a trip here, as the extensive grounds are dotted with a number of obstacles, providing challenges to your games.

Another reason to visit Aberystwyth Golf Club is because of its beautiful setting. You can walk around the greens and practise your swing with views over Cardigan Bay, where you may even spot the Preseli Mountains of Pembrokeshire or Snowdonia.

If you spend a few days here, you will also be within easy reach of a number of amenities in the university town of Aberystwyth. The golf club offers golf weekend packages, enabling visitors to enjoy the Aberystwyth Golf Experience, which claims to entice players to return.

Royal St David’s Golf Club

For a course that famous sportsmen have used time and time again, why not head to Royal St David’s Golf Club.