If you’re planning a golf trip or weekend away but are unsure where to go we’ve picked some of the best places to escape to in the south of England

Dorset Golf & Country Club, Dorset

The log homes in this peaceful Dorset resort sleep up to eight people and are fitted with wooden interiors, cosy furnishings and fully-equipped kitchens.

Meanwhile, the Woodland, Lakeland and Parkland courses offer three tricky but enjoyable championship loops of nine holes.

When you’ve exhausted the golf you can relax in your own private in-house sauna, or go for a brisk walk in the surrounding forest.

Ufford Park, Suffolk

Forget about the stresses of your daily life in the heart of the Suffolk countryside, where the rooms overlook the Deben Valley and 120 acres of historic parkland.

The food options are also fantastic, with local produce, afternoon teas and award-winning breakfasts all available.

The 18-hole, par-71 course is spread across undulating parkland and is perfect for intermediate to experienced players.

Or, if you’re still working on your game, the Doctorgolf Teaching Academy is there to help you out with excellent tuition.

Burnham & Berrow, Somerset

Whether you’re an experienced golfer or new to the game, you’ll love the dramatic links golf at Burnham & Berrow.

The Championship course has hosted many prestigious golfing events such as the British Ladies Amateur Championships, while the 9-hole Channel course offers the ideal introduction to links golf.

To fully experience all 27 holes, you have the option of staying in the cosy Dormy House. This property is ideally situated within the grounds and sleeps up to eight people.

The clubhouse is only a stone’s throw away, and with a restaurant, lounge and snooker room, it’s the perfect place to relax after a busy day of golf.

 Chobham, Surrey

With six strategically placed lakes, there are plenty of interesting obstacles on this pretty 18-hole course. Design by Peter Alliss and Clive Clark, the tree-lined fairways take you through undulating parkland and mature oak trees.

Head to the welcoming clubhouse after your round to enjoy a coffee or delicious meal with a stunning view over the fairways. Highly experienced in hosting golfing events, Chobham is also a great choice for your next golf day.

Meanwhile, their well-stocked pro shop is ideal if you want to update your golfing wardrobe or equipment.

Manor House, Devon

Located in the beautiful Devonshire countryside, the Manor House Hotel has lovely views of Dartmoor and comfortable, en-suite rooms.

The 18-hole Kigbeare, Pines, Beeches and Oakwood courses can be enjoyed all year round and offer a great variety of tough challenges.

Away from the golf, the cleverly designed hydro spa is the perfect place to unwind. The hydro pool and spa baths have an array of jets, air seats and massagers, while the saunas and steam rooms are scented to add to your relaxation.