Brampton Heath

GF: £20 STATS: par 72, sss 71, 6,566 yards
T: 01604 843939
W: bramptonheathgolfcentre.co.uk

Opened in 1995, the main course at Brampton Heath is set on rolling heathland just to the north of Northampton. The layout has been constructed on free-draining soil and this means the course remains playable in good condition throughout the year.

Thorpe Wood

GF: £14.60 STATS: par 73, 7,086 yards
T: 01733 267701 W: thorpewoodgolfcourse.co.uk

Just a mile from Peterborough city centre, Thorpe Wood golf course was designed by the respected duo of Peter Alliss and Dave Thomas. One of the key leisure projects connected to the expansion of Peterborough, it’s a pay-and-play facility offering high-quality golf at an extremely low price. The track can stretch to 7,086 yards off the backs.

Rutland Water

GF: £18 STATS: par 72, sss 72, 6,816 yards
T: 01572 737525 W: rutlandwatergolfcourse.co.uk

The Normanton Course at Rutland Water has quickly earned a reputation as a fine pay-and- play layout. Stretching to over 6,800 yards, it provides a suitable challenge for the low handicapper though the level of difficulty certainly doesn’t preclude enjoyment for more novice golfers.