Golf Guide in Essex


Essex is a well-known county within the golfing community due to being one of the UK's most popular holiday destinations. You can tee-off in seaside towns such as Southend and Clacton or in towns more inland like Epping, Chelmsford or Colchester. Essex's top 5 courses are Thorndon Park, Orsett's heathland course, Chelmsford Golf Club's course, Colchester Golf Club course and Five Lakes.

Aside from being a great golfing destination, Essex is well known for the historic town of Colchester which is the countries oldest recorded town to the Magna Carta and to this day, Colchester still has Roman Ruins and a Norman Castle. 

Despite not being too far from the country's capital, London City, the county boasts a coastline of over 350 miles, fronted by verdant marshlands and evocative creeks. For a nation that loves nothing more than a day beside the seaside, Essex’s coast has it all.

The complex county of Essex has it all, making it a great place to spend a long golfing weekend or even a week long break.