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Ireland, Co.Wicklow GRD Rating 8.7

Druids Glen

Golf breaks at Druids Glen, Ireland. GRD Rating: 8.7





Resort Summary

Druids Glen Resort enjoys a breathtaking setting in wonderful Wicklow, The Garden of Ireland. Just 30 minutes driving distance from Dublin City Centre. Enjoy many dining options, 5 star accommodation, 2 championship golf courses including the famous Druids Glen Course & Druids Heath.

Druids Glen Resort takes pride in its understated luxury, offering guests a host of excellent facilities in elegant surroundings. Hailed for its two Championship Golf Courses and Luxury Hotel, guests feel at home during their stay and experience that extra little bit of magic that keep them returning time and time again. Entering the magical world of Druids Glen, you will instantly feel the warm and very special welcome. Experience a sense of comfort, enjoy space to breathe, relax and appreciate the stunning surrounds. With Alpine style lounges, roaring fires, and unsurpassable views, the outside is brought very much inside.

The Spa at Druids Glen offers guests an effortless cocoon of calm delivered by a specialised team of therapists. Experience aromas of essential oils, soft music and low-lit environs. Retreat from the world and escape the bonds of everyday life. The Spa is a truly restorative experience. Unwind in the quiet Relaxation Room after your treatment or enjoy an invigorating swim before a dip in the whirlpool or a minute in the steam room. For the more energetic, the fully equipped gym offers state-ofthe-art equipment in bright, airy surrounds overlooking the pool and out on to the golf course and beyond.

Golf Courses

Druids Glen
18 holes
7046y
6443m
Par 71
Designed by Pat Ruddy & Tom Craddock
Known as The Augusta of Europe this famous course designed by Pat Ruddy & Tom Craddock, opened in 1995. Just a year after opening, Druids Glen hosted the Irish Open for four years in a row. Colin Montgomerie won two years running, followed by David Carter and Sergio Garcia, shooting a 64 in the final round. Enjoy the tranquility of the mystical Druids Glen, with manicured tree-lined fairways, historical landmarks, spectacular water features and vibrant floral displays.
Druids Heath
18 holes
7434y
6798m
Par 71
Designed by Pat Ruddy
There are few places in the world that encapsulate the true spirit of the game of golf like Druids Heath. The Mountains, Sea and rolling Irish Countryside provide stunning vistas throughout your round. The sea breeze calls for shot-making skills and imagination from the golfer. Venue for the 2006 Irish PGA Championship, Druids Heath has played host to many leading Tour Players including double US Open Champion Retief Goosen, Sergio Garcia, Darren Clarke and Ian Poulter.

Accommodation

The bedrooms are designed for a sound nights sleep. Sink into one of the big luxurious beds and savour crisp cotton bed linen and a selection of comfortable pillows. Wake up to panoramic views across the Wicklow Mountains, the Irish Sea or one of the two prestigious golf courses before heading down to breakfast. All of the 134 Deluxe Rooms and 11 Suites are fitted with every modern luxury and are tailored with plenty of space in mind. For that something extra special the Presidential Suite offers that very special guest so much more. The bedrooms are not just for sleeping in, they are for immersing yourself in and relaxing in elegant surrounding.

Food and Drink

Dining at Druids Glen is a casual relaxed affair, allowing guests to experience excellent cuisine alongside stunning views. Dine la carte in Druids Brasserie, overlooking the decking area and the famous Druids Glen Golf Course. Enjoy a very different dining experience in the 18th Century Clubhouse, Woodstock House. For a more relaxed occasion, enjoy sampling the excellent menu in The Thirteeth Bar with its alpine-like feel and open fires. The menus are modern and simple allowing you to taste the very best of local Wicklow produce. Using the freshest of ingredients, the chefs prepare a variety of dishes to cater to all tastes along with a satisfying, accompanying wine list.

Golf Tuition and Practice Facilities

Located adjacent to the 1st Tee at Druids Heath, a mere stroll from the front of the luxurious Druids Glen Hotel, is the Resort Driving Range and Practice Ground. Overlooking the Irish Sea with beautiful views from Greystones to Wicklow Head, it is said that your game will improve here without having to hit any shots at all In any case, the covered range, grass bays, bunker and putting greens provide an ideal place to practice your game. You can also avail of expert tuition with individual or group lessons on any aspect of the game. The academy has all the most modern equipment and teaching aids and can offer the following -

Individual instruction or Group sessions
Clinics & Junior teaching
Full swing instruction & short game instruction
Putting lesson

Location

Enquire & Book Direct

Quote: GRD10161
Email Resort

Tel: 00 353 12870800

All prices quoted are subject to change and availability. Please contact the resort directly to confirm all costs, dates and booking arrangements.

Website: http://www.Druidsglenresort.com

Address

Druids Glen
Newtownmountkennedy
Co.Wicklow
Ireland

Getting there

Less than just thirty minutes south of Dublin, Druids Glen Resort is set in 400 acres of rolling countryside, nestled between The Wicklow Mountains and the Irish Sea.
Nearest airport: Dublin International Airport
Travel options: From Dublin Airport take the M1 then follow M50 Southbound. Proceed through toll area, continue to the end of the M50 motorway and follow the signs for M11-N11 WexfordSouth East M11 continues onto the N11 through Kilmacanogue Village, onwards through Glen O The Downs. Take the left turn signposted Newtownmountkennedy, the next left off the roundabout reaching a T Junction. Take a right and the next right at another T Junction. Take the next left and follow the signs.

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Resort facilities

  • Gym
  • Sauna
  • Swimming Pool

Hotel facilities

  • Bar
  • Internet
  • WiFi

Practice area

  • Covered Bays
  • Video training
 

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