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Great golf all year round since 1922 To this day, James Braid’s Thorpeness is regarded as one of the finest coastal heathland golf courses in the UK, and one of the best golf courses in Suffolk. Golfers play a course...


Regarded as one of the finest golf courses in Suffolk, Thorpeness is a classic British heathland designed by five-time Open Champion and legendary golf course architect James Braid. The Par 70, 18 hole championship golf course is just a...


Situated on the sunny Suffolk Heritage Coast within walking distance to the sea, Thorpeness offers modern accommodation with picturesque views.

Eat & Drink

Beautifully situated at the edge of Thorpeness Meare, we have three tasty dining options to suit your mood, ranging from hot and cold bar meals, afternoon tea or dining in our Restaurant overlooking the golf course.


Thorpeness offers full, flexible and junior golf membership as part of our membership deals.


Thorpeness Golf Club and Hotel has a lot to offer keen golfers with a choice of golf breaks to suit discerning players all year round. Golf breaks in the UK have always been popular, an opportunity to get away with...

Christmas 3-night break from £439

Enjoy an enchanting Christmas stay amongst kind-hearted clan from £439.00 per person at our hunting lodge inspired hotel, decorated with...

Winter Golf 2016-2017

Choose from one night and two night Winter golf break packages including dinner, bed and breakfast and unlimited golf from...

Golf Opens 2017

Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel will be hosting three open meetings in 2017, Ladies, Mens and a mixed team open.

Multi-Course Golf Stay and Play Offer

We have collaborated with Top 100 Aldeburgh Golf Club to offer you the chance to play two coastal golf courses...

Fantastic society golf days

COME OUT AND PLAY from £34.99pp

Golf Tuition Breaks

Enjoy a 2 night stay along with 2 ½ days residential golf tuition on the range and golf course...

Ladies Love Golf at Thorpeness

The perfect away day for the ladies at your golf club – 1 night stay in Suffolk with lots of extras!


A blog for people who love golf. Here you can read about life on the fairways at our James Braid designed classic heathland course and golf hotel. We celebrate great golf played all year round - thanks...

Play in Pink at Thorpeness for Breast Cancer Charity

Thorpeness Golf Club and Hotel is delighted to be taking part in national ‘Wear it Pink Day’ this month, in...

Greenkeeper Ians September update

At last the rains have come and the colour is returning to the grass.

Charity Golf day for Addenbrooks

Thorpeness golf course would like to congratulate Peter Zimmer-Smith and associates for their charity fundraising day.

The Kidney Cup

Friends share more than a round of Golf.

Sun, Sea and Golf: Golfing this August Bank Holiday

For many, the August bank holiday is the chance to get out on the green in promised sunshine and gather...

Novice Golfer - Part One

The First actual (try to hit something) lesson.

An Introduction to the 'Novice Golfer'

Who: Pip Roberts Position at Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel: Marketing Manager

Greenkeeper Ian's May 2016 course update

Just to let you know what is going on out on the course.

Why Teeing up is good for business

Brad McLean, hotel director at Thorpeness Hotel and Golf Club, explains why golf is great for growing your bottom line….Golf...

Why the Ladies love Thorpeness

March is the month when daffodils dare to flower and Spring begins to wriggle free of the cold grip of Winter.

Course improvements at Thorpeness

The first signs of spring are starting to show and hopefully be in full vigour in six weeks. The...

Thorpeness appoints first female golf pro in club's 93-year history

Christine Langford has been appointed as the new Senior PGA Professional at Thorpeness Golf Club and Hotel

Thorpeness Christmas Jumper Classic to benefit TEXT SANTA campaign

Thorpeness Golf Club is hosting a Christmas Jumper Classic golf day in aid of ITV’s national fundraising campaign TEXT SANTA

Winter Walking Break on the Suffolk Coast

Winter is a great time to lace up your hiking boots and stride out for a bracing coastal walk. ...

Frank Hill Suffolk's longest serving Golf Professional retires at 71

Thorpeness Golf Club Head PGA Professional Frank Hill has retired aged 71. Frank is the longest serving golf professional...

Thorpeness hosts England Golf Seniors Team Qualifier

Thorpeness Golf Club and Hotel recently welcomed some of the finest golfers, aged 50 and over, in the South of...

Barking Mad to Miss it! Proud to be Supporting Suffolk Dog Day

TA Hotel Collection, parent company of Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel, are delighted to announce that we will be sponsoring...

How to play great golf in a heatwave

As weather forecasters predict this week will be the ‘hottest of the year’ in Britain, we turn to our Head...

Chris' ace visit to Thorpeness Golf Club

There is no better feeling in golf than scoring a hole-in-one. It’s the ultimate achievement for a golfer, like a...

The Best Of Suffolk Experience – Play and Stay at Thorpeness

Play and Stay at Thorpeness Golf Club and Hotel, where you can truly experience the best of Suffolk.

7 Ways to stop slow play in golf

Frank Hill is the Head Professional at Thorpeness Hotel and Golf Club. He has played in The Open...

What do Thorpeness and Augusta National Golf Club have in common?

One is the venue for The Masters, the other is a heathland course in one of England's best-loved holiday villages,...

5 Special Spring Days out on the Suffolk Coast

The Suffolk Heritage Coast is one Britain's most captivating landscapes. An area of outstanding natural beauty, the Suffolk Coast is...

Survey reveals the worst golfers to play a round with

Here at Thorpeness we were tickled by the findings of a recent survey which revealed the worst types of golfer...

Wimbledon Tennis Coach holding clinics at Thorpeness

Bob Brett, ex-coach to Wimbledon and ATP tennis stars Boris Becker, Goran Ivanisevic and Andrei Medvedev will be hosting a...

Frank's Golf Fitness Tips

Thorpeness Head Professional Frank Hill shows you how to power up your golf game with the simple but brilliant squat.

Top 5 Winter Golf Tips

Frank Hill is Head PGA Professional at Thorpeness Hotel and Golf Club. These are his Top-5 Tips for Winter Golf.

Frank Hill's Guide to Winter Golf Gear

Frank Hill is the Head Professional at Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel. He has played in The Open five times...

New Year’s Eve Celebrations

With 2015 just around the corner, it’s time to start planning the all-important New Year’s Eve celebrations!

Merry Christmas from Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel

Oh what fun we had decorating the hotel for all our lovely customers. We wish you a very Merry...

Sporting Style

Thorpeness Golf Club and Hotel has long supported and sponsored the Thorpeness Rugby Club, and this season we were thrilled...

Christmas Events on the Horizon

There’s plenty to look forward to on the Suffolk Coast this festive period. Here are our top picks for you...

Christmas and New Year in Thorpeness

The festive period is a special time of year on the Suffolk coast, with magical settings and unique Christmas charm…

Thorpeness Unveils New Look

We here at Thorpeness Golf Club and Hotel are proud to unveil our food and beverage team in their brand...

Local Food this Autumn

Suffolk is a hive of good food and fantastic produce, which has led to the county boasting a proud reputation...

Hollywood’s Famous Golfers

Hollywood, home of the world’s most recognised film and entertainment industry. Having produced some of the biggest blockbuster movies the...

Fall in Love with Thorpeness

Thorpeness Country Club Wedding Open Day 28th September 2014 11.00am – 3pm Congratulations! If you’re reading this...

Tying the knot on the Suffolk coast

Thorpeness and the surrounding area has long been attracting happy couples to the Suffolk coast for their special day, with...

Regatta Celebrations and the History of Thorpeness Meare

As we get ready for the annual Thorpeness Regatta and Fireworks Display taking place this week, we thought we‘d take...

Stars of Seniors Golf tee-up at Thorpeness

There’s no contesting the fact that Rory McIlroy is the hottest golfer on the planet just now. He’s won his...

Annual Thorpeness Charity Golf and Tennis Day

Our annual charity golf and tennis day took place earlier this month and we are pleased to say it was...

An Affair with Ale...

Golf, like many sports, has always enjoyed a post-round or post-match drink, with participants, opponents and team members getting together...

The Roaring Twenties

Join us as we turn back the clocks and relive the 'Roaring Twenties', with live music, original ‘bootleg’ cocktails, Hor...

Summer Leisure

The sun is shining, temperatures are warming and the World Cup is underway which must mean one thing… Summer...

Things to do in and around Thorpeness

Our quaint little village of Thorpeness is stacked with beautiful surrounds and plenty of things to do. If you’re planning...

Why the #perfect golf shot is best played at Thorpeness

This month Jose Maria Olazabal, the double Masters Champion, Seve’s best pal and the 2012 European Ryder Cup Captain, launched...

Introducing our New Website

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new website which hosts everything you need to know about our...

Famous Left-hand Golfers

In wake of Bubba Watson’s recent Masters success, we take a look at the world’s most famous left-hand golfers…

How to winter-proof your 'fair weather golfer' at Thorpeness

There's no getting away from it. Winter is here. Fair weather golfers are running for cover and golf clubs are...

Short Breaks in Suffolk

A trip to the coastal region of Suffolk for a short break could be a great start to the holiday...

Top-10 Reasons to visit Suffolk

Suffolk is called England’s “Curious County,” a place different to the norm, which has inspired artists, writers and musicians and...

Swing Into Spring

The gloom of winter seems to have finally disappeared with the emergence of longer, brighter and warmer days arriving as...

Celebrate Famous Female Golfers with a Ladies Golf Break in Suffolk

In celebration of ladies golf in Suffolk and at our club here in Thorpeness, we take a look at a...

The Man Behind the Whites at Thorpeness

We spend 2 minutes with kitchen manager Mark Knowles...

2014 Golf Majors and Events

2014 is now in full swing with a blockbuster schedule of golfing events to look forward to

Thorpeness, Aldeburgh as a Wedding Destination

There really is no better place to get married to your loved one with the stunning beaches of Suffolk’s ‘Sunrise...

Why your swing could save lives...

This month, Thorpeness Hotel and Golf Club is hosting a special golf competition in aid of UK Breast Cancer Awareness...

Contact Us

To contact us, please complete the short form below and we will respond as soon as we can. Address:Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel, Thorpeness, Aldeburgh, Suffolk, IP16 4NH Hotel 01728 452176 Pro Shop 01728 454926

Mixed Couples At Thorpeness

2016 - 2017 Mixed couples at Thorpeness

B&B Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel

Whether you’re looking for a weekend golfing break or you’re simply after a beautiful bed and breakfast in Suffolk, Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel offers something for everyone.

Self Catering Properties - Thorpeness Suffolk

With properties throughout Thorpeness and nearby Aldeburgh, our properties are perfectly located for golfers looking to enjoy the 18-hole James Braid course at Thorpeness whilst also enjoying the very best of this wonderful part of the Suffolk Coast. ...

Sunset Special

Come for a round of golf after work with a friend. For £70 for two people from 4.30pm Monday to Sunday, includes a buggy your green fees and a 175ml glass of wine or pint of beer. This offer...

Aldeburgh Hotels Near Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel Suffolk

There are four hotels as well as many holiday cottages and bed & breakfast in Aldeburgh and Thorpeness.

Weekend Brunch | Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel Suffolk

Enjoy a lazy weekend brunch at Thorpeness served from 10:00am to 12:30pm every Saturday and Sunday. Priced at £7.95 per person

Golf Breaks For Ladies | Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel Suffolk

Thorpeness is the perfect destination for a golf holiday just for the girls. We can tailor make any golf break for you throughout the year at Thorpeness.

Buy Golf Breaks Vouchers At Thorpeness Golf Hotel

Buy golf vouchers for that special person at Thorpeness Golf Hotel.

Time For Tea | Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel Suffolk

Make time for tea and sweet treats any time of day with Afternoon Tea at Thorpeness. Call 01728 452176 to book

Twixmas Breaks | Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel Suffolk

Break up the festive holiday with a mini break in between Christmas and New Year. Take time out after Christmas for some rest and relaxation, unlimited golf on our winter-proof championship course, dinner, bed and breakfast on the beautiful...

Boxing Day Lunch | Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel Suffolk

Father Christmas may have been and gone, but the fun doesn't end there. If you've had your share of playing board games and putting together children’s toys by December 26th, grab your woollies and tweeds and head for the Suffolk...

In Room Spa Treatments At Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel

Enjoy a spa treatment in the comfort of your room at Thorpeness Golf Hotel with our holistic collection of massages and beauty treatments. Call 01728 452176 to check availability

Events & Private Hire | Thorpeness Suffolk

We have a beautiful venue and a dedicated team to look after your every need. Whether you are looking for a private dining experience for family or friends, birthday, wedding or anniversary celebration venue or a room to hold your...

Wine List - Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel Suffolk

Our wines by the glass are in 175ml measures unless stated. Please ask if you would like a small or a large glass (125ml and 250ml). Please note that all vintages may be subject to change.

Boxing Day Dinner | Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel Suffolk

If you're staying on our 3 day Christmas Break please join us for a delicious 3-course evening meal served in the restaurant from 7pm.

Christmas Day Lunch | Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel Suffolk

Christmas Day lunch with an abundance of festive cheer Book your table early - £65 per person and £30 for children under 12.

Christmas Eve Dinner Menu | Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel Suffolk

Wander through to the restaurant to enjoy a sumptuous Christmas Eve dinner between 7pm - 9pm.

Ladies Golf Team Trophy Competition | Thorpeness Golf Club Suffolk

Thorpeness Team Trophy Hosted by Christine Langford, the Thorpeness Team Trophy is a week long competition open to lady golfers and takes place from Sunday 30 July - Friday 5 August 2017. Choose to either stay at the hotel...

Traditional Sunday Roast | Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel

A family friendly atmosphere and mouth-watering food, join us at Thorpeness for a delicious traditional Sunday roast!

Bar Menu | Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel

Play golf and then relax with some scrumptious light bites or Club House Classic meals.

Restaurant Menu - Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel

Beautifully situated at the edge of Thorpeness Meare, our Tee View restaurant overlooks the renowned Thorpeness golf course with marvellous views over the 3rd tee. Enjoy a delicious menu put together by Head Chef Adam Thompson, serving modern classics...

New Year's Break & Winter Wonderland Hootenanny | Thorpeness Suffolk

£169 PER PERSON Book this one night break and you’ll get breakfast, afternoon tea, accommodation in a twin or double room and a ticket and transport to and from the Winter Wonderland New Year Hootenanny at Thorpeness Country Club.

Christmas Breaks | Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel Suffolk

An enchanting Christmas stay amongst kind-hearted clan. From £439.00 per person Call 01728 452176

Christmas Party Dinners | Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel Suffolk

The perfect host for your pre-Christmas hootenanny Bring your friends and folk and join fellow kindred spirits to celebrate the party season with a Christmas Party Lunch or Dinner from £19.95 per person.

Festive Afternoon Teas | Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel

Enjoy a fabulously festive afternoon tea in front of the open fire in either our lounge or bar.

Festive Lunches | Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel

Whether it is a family gathering or an end of year work party, get in to the festive spirit at Thorpeness Hotel this year. Enjoy a delicious 2 or 3 course traditional Festive Lunch served with all the...

Golf Courses Suffolk | Thorpeness Golf Club And Hotel

The low-lying county of Suffolk stretches along England’s eastern coast and is home to more than 30 golf courses. Bordered inland by Cambridgeshire to the West, Norfolk to the North and Essex to the South, you don’t have...

Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel - Festival Of Golf 2014 Gallery

Catch up with all the latest photos from 2014’s Thorpeness Festival of Golf

Christmas 2016 | Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel Suffolk

A very bonny Christmas escape Everything you could wish for in the perfect Christmas getaway. Tucked away on the beautiful Suffolk coast, just 6 minutes’ drive from the charming seaside town of Aldeburgh, Glencairn Stuart Ogilvie’s...

Dog Friendly - Thorpeness Hotel And Golf Club

Thorpeness Golf Hotel is proud to welcome all dogs into both our hotel, and onto our award winning golf course. So don't leave your dog at home, bring them along for a long walk and a snack.

Junior Golf Membership At Thorpeness Golf Club Suffolk

At Thorpeness we welcome juniors who have never played before to club membership. We will give you all the support you need with our experienced pro golfers on hand to help.

Annual Golf Membership | Thorpeness Suffolk

If you like the security of a full annual membership and are a committed golfer who plays every week then you may prefer to become a full member at Thorpeness Golf Club, with unlimited year round golf.

Flexible Golf Membership | Points Based Thorpeness Golf Club Suffolk

With a Thorpeness flexible golf membership, the more you play, the more you get. Thorpeness was one of the first golf clubs in the UK to offer flexible golf membership to suit the busy lifestyles of modern golfers.

James Braid Golf Course At Thorpeness

Thorpeness Golf Club joined the Association of James Braid courses in 2014.

Get The Best Rates At Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel

At Thorpeness Hotel our best rate guarantee ensures that when you book direct with us online you are getting the best value at the time of your booking. Whether you book your stay at Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel via...

Weddings At Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel

A truly unique wedding venue with three function rooms and a beautiful Meare garden making this an ideal location for photographs and outdoor drink receptions or coffee and liqueurs.

Corporate Events At Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel

Step into another world away from the hustle and bustle of the office. Experience the calm and beauty of Thorpeness and the excellent facilities of the Thorpeness Hotel and Country Club for your meeting, business training or conference.

Thorpeness Boating Lake Suffolk

The third hole at this Suffolk golf club is just yards away from Thorpeness Meare, a manmade boating lake where Scottish author J.M Barrie was inspired to write his famous story ‘Peter Pan.’ The tale of a boy who...

Things To Do Thorpeness Suffolk

A stay in Thorpeness is all about having fun and taking time to enjoy the simple pleasures in life.

Après Golf At Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel Suffolk

It's time for a spot of Après Golf, every Thursday to Sunday evening join in the fun and games!

Thorpeness Coastal Golf Course | Near Aldeburgh Suffolk

Throughout the club’s history the 6,421 yard par 70 James Braid course has attracted major amateur and professional events, including The English Seniors Championship and the PGA Super 60’s Tournament, which regularly features former Ryder Cup players and European Tour stars.

Tennis Membership Thorpeness Suffolk

Game, set, match...Summer fun at Thorpeness

Golf Membership | Thorpeness Golf Club Suffolk

Thorpeness Golf Club offers full annual golf membership and flexible golf membership, giving you more time to fit playing golf around your work or home life.

Accommodation Terms & Conditions At Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel

When booking a room at Thorpeness Hotel, please take time to view our conditions of booking accommodation below:

Rooms At Thorpeness Golf Hotel Suffolk

“Not just for golfers!”

Restaurant With A View | Thorpeness Golf Club And Hotel

Our relaxing restaurant overlooks the golf course and the 3rd Tee, which makes it a favourite spot during breakfast to check out the golfers’ swings!

The Clubhouse Bar | Thorpeness Suffolk

“Not just for golfers” - This cosy little bar is a perfect spot to relax with a coffee, some hot bar snacks or a glass of the Golfers’ favourite: Kummel on Ice!

Book A Tee Time | Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel

Thorpeness Golf Club welcomes visitors to play our fabulous course and discover our award winning golf course. Golfers can book tee times from 11.30am onwards. If the course is quiet, or you are playing out of peak season, earlier tee...

Book A Table At Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel

If you would like to book a table in our restaurant or just eat casually in the bar, please let us know by filling out this short form

Golf Days At Thorpeness Golf Club In Suffolk

Make your next society or corporate golf day the best ever with Thorpeness golf days on the Suffolk coast. A fantastic all year round golf venue offering great-value packages tailor-made to your society or group requirements. We take...