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Scotsman James Braid was one of the greatest golf course designers in history. He respected nature and let the lie of land dictate the path for his fairways, tees and greens. In 1922 Braid laid out a golf 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 golf course is just a stones...


Situated on the sunny Suffolk Heritage Coast, the Thorpeness Hotel offers modern accommodation with picturesque views.

Eat & Drink

If you are looking for a place to eat out in Thorpeness, the Thorpeness Hotel is a great choice. Beautifully situated at the edge of Thorpeness Meare, the restaurant overlooks the renowned Thorpeness golf course with marvellous views over the...


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...

Festival of Golf 2015

The Thorpeness Festival of Golf 2015 will be played over the classic James Braid designed heathland course on Suffolk’s Heritage...

Father's Day Lunch 21st June

Best Dad by Par… Treat Dad to lunch with us this Father’s Day from just £13.95 for 2 courses.

Suffolk Swing, Play Thorpeness and Aldeburgh from £140pp

Play Thorpeness and Aldeburgh golf courses this spring on this fantastic break from just £140pp, perfect for larger groups of...

Spring Golf Breaks from £110 per person

Dust off your clubs and swing into spring with a golf break on the stunning Suffolk coast.

Mixed Couples Breaks 2015

The perfect opportunity to play the beautiful game of golf and escape together as a couple or as a group...

Golf & Ale Trail

Golf has always enjoyed a love affair with a post-round drink, so much so that the clubhouse bar is affectionately...

Destination Thorpeness

A stay in Thorpeness is all about winding down, having fun and taking time to enjoy the simple pleasures in life. We're lucky enough to have a spectacular coastline, ideal for strolling, skimming and splashing. It's also an area of...

Contact Us

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Major Moments At Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel

With golf’s season opening Major just around the corner, your mind will be filling with images of vast emerald greens, snow white bunkers, caddies in white boiler suits, dogwood’s, azaleas and rhododendrons. To celebrate the greatest occasions in the...

Restaurant Menu - Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel

Beautifully situated at the edge of Thorpeness Meare,our restaurant overlooks the renowned Thorpeness golf course with marvellous views over the 3rd tee. Join us and enjoy the delicious new menu put together by Adam Garnade, serving modern classics using...

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 two or three course traditional Festive Lunch served with all the trimmings.

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...

Winter Golf At Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel

Is your course GUR in the Winter? Or worse, an unplayable lie?

Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel - Festival Of Golf 2014 Gallery

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

Thorpeness Golf Breaks And Holidays

There is something pure about sea air. A beautiful coastline draws people to it. A stone’s throw from Suffolk’s Heritage Coast - on England’s South Easterly shores - is a golf course which does the same.

Festival Of Golf | Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel Suffolk

Get ready for the next Thorpeness Festival of Golf. The Thorpeness Festival of Golf 2015 will be played over the classic James Braid designed heathland course on Suffolk’s Heritage Coast from 29th - 31st July.

Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel Green Fees

Thorpeness Summer Green Fees beginning 29th March until 25th October 2015

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 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.

Thorpeness Annual Golf Membership

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

Great golf all year round from £300 – Flexible Golf Memberships

Thorpeness James Braid Golf Course

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

Book Direct With Thorpeness Golf Hotel For The Best Rates Guaranteed

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.

The Meare At Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel

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...

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

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 both flexible golf membership and full annual golf membership options giving you more opportunity to fit playing golf around the needs or your professional and personal 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

Thorpeness Golf Hotel offers an extensive collection of facilities, including 36 en-suite bedrooms some with amazing views over the Championship course. The sea and the local towns of Thorpeness and Aldeburgh are within walking distance.

Private Dining & Meeting Room Hire At Thorpeness Hotel

Host your next celebration or event on the Suffolk coast with one of our private dining and conference rooms at Thorpeness Hotel in Suffolk.

Golf Society Packages | Thorpeness Golf Club Suffolk

Our society team are the very best in the industry when it comes to organising your society golf day. We can customise your society package to suit your every need.

Restaurant With A View - Thorpeness Hotel

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

The Clubhouse Bar | Thorpeness Hotel In Suffolk

The Clubhouse Bar is a light, bright place to relax in the summer, but still retains a homely feel with a real log fire in the cooler months.

Tee Times And Green Fees | Thorpeness Golf Club

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 In The Restaurant | Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel

If you would like to book a table in our restaurant or just eat casually in the bar, please complete the short form below.

Thorpeness Golf Club Blog

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...

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,...

6 Ways to get into the spirit of The Masters

Thorpeness Golf Club's six-step guide to getting into the spirit of The Masters golf tournament.

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…

Wear It Pink at Thorpeness Golf Club and Hotel

National Wear It Pink Day is less than two weeks away, and we here at Thorpeness Golf Club and Hotel...

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...

Fairytale setting for Britain’s newest Festival of Golf

Captain and hook are common words at any golf club, but they mean something different here at Thorpeness Hotel and...

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...

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.

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...

Why Teeing up is good for business

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

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...

Corporate Golf Days At Thorpeness Golf Club In Suffolk

Make your next golf day the best ever with Thorpeness golf days on the Suffolk coast.

Society Functions At Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel

Book your society function at Thorpeness Golf Club today by completing the short form below: