You will not just find quality golf in Dunstable.
Easily accessible from Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, and only one or two days horse ride from London, this often-overlooked county in the East of England is a great place to escape everyday life!
Visiting the many local towns and villages will give you the best of both worlds, you will find wonderful countryside at Dunstable Downs, the nearby Ashridge Estate and Ivinghoe Beacon. Perfect locations for anyone wanting to lose themselves in nature. There are many walking and cycling trails for the more active, as well as great places to eat, drink, shop and take in the history of the impressive stately homes that can be found around the region.
This is the best county to visit for those of you who are truly outdoorsy, you’ll find flowing rivers and countryside teeming with birdlife and flowers. Step back in time at crumbling ruins and beautiful manor houses, plus you’ll be able to spot kestrels and fallow deer, one of the few places in the south east of England where you can still see these creatures in the wild.
This wide and varied county has many great contrasts, from Safari Parks to family attractions to exciting events and beautiful places to stay. There are the natural beauties of the landscape, which attracts everyone from photographers to artists to campers to walkers. Animal lovers will marvel at the wide open spaces boasting natural wildlife, as well as ZSL’s Whipsnade Zoo site and Woburn Safari Park letting you get up close and personal with some of the world’s most majestic animals.
Dunstable has many sites of historic interest, such as the Priory Church of St Peter in Dunstable where it is said the Church of England was born, Queen Eleanor was laid to rest in Dunstable and Henry VIII’s wife, Catherine of Aragon was incarcerated in the county during their divorce.
History fans will be interested to know that Luton Hoo was the site of the Eastern Command Headquarters and where Churchill Tanks, manufactured in Luton, were tested. Churchill himself gave a speech right outside it during the war years!
And if you want to take a bird's eye view of the course then simply book a glider experience at The London Gliding Club that is located literally just down the hill from us
We have highlighted some of our favourites below so enjoy
Dunstable is a busy friendly town, William The Conqueror’s son Henry 1st gave the town it’s first charter, although it has links to Neolithic, Roman and Medieval times. Positioned on the northernmost area of the Chiltern Hills, where you may see the colourful aerial antics of hang gliders, paragliders, even kite flying, whether walking or enjoying a picnic amongst the clover and rare butterflies, this is a great place to spend some time. The Priory Church of St Peter, has played host to many historical events not least the divorce between King Henry V111 and Catherine Of Aragon. Need somewhere to stay? Please take a look at some of our local favourites…
|The Old Palace Lodge||01582 662 201||Church Street, Dunstable, LU5 4RT|
|The Highwayman||01582 601 122||London Road, Dunstable, LU6 3DX|
|Holiday Inn Luton South||01582 449 988||London Road, Markyate, AL3 8HH|
|Old Hunter's Lodge||01582 872 228||The Crossroads, Whipsnade, Dunstable, LU6 2LN|
|Premier Inn, Dunstable South (A5)||0870 197 7082||125 Watling Street, Dunstable, LU6 3QP|
|Premier Inn, Dunstable / Luton||0870 197 7083||350 Luton Road, Dunstable, LU5 4LL|
|Premier Inn, Luton South (M1, J9)||0333 777 4667||London Road, Flamstead, AL3 8HT|
|Holiday Inn Express, Dunstable||00800 80 80 0800||London Road, Dunstable, LU6 3DX|
|Luton Hoo Mansion||01582 734437||The Mansion House, Luton, LU1 3TQ|