Choose Close House near Newcastle for your next Golf Break in the North East of England. 2 fantastic Lee Westwood Golf Courses, host to the British Masters!


The 16 Courtyard suite style rooms offer the highest quality bedrooms to make you feel even more special.  Each of the Courtyard rooms are decorated and furnished to the highest standards.

The Courtyard at Close House is the perfect base for you to explore Northumberland, Newcastle, the Tyne Valley, the North East of England or simply get away from it all with a night in one our sumptuous rooms and dinner at Close House. You won’t be disappointed with the luxury that we have to offer in the Courtyard at Close House. All of the bedrooms have been named after the golf course architect Harry Colt. So why not stay in the room named in honour of your favourite course or simply enjoy the sumptuous quality of your surroundings.


  • Daily Housekeeping service
  • Hair dryer
  • High-Speed Broadband Internet Access
  • In-room personal safe
  • Personalised wake-up calls
  • Tea & Coffee making facilities
  • Iron & ironing board


The former gatehouse to the Close House estate, the stone-built Lodge offers luxurious accommodation in lush surroundings. Boasting lounge with cast-iron wood burner, large breakfasting kitchen with window seat, two spacious bedrooms (both en-suite), bathroom with roll-top bath and walk-in shower, gravel driveway and private garden with hot tub and countryside views to the rear. Fully centrally heated. Wi-Fi also available.


In the centre of the Close House estate, yet away from it all, this stunning conversion of the old Pavilion is the ideal place to stay. This elegantly-decorated cottage has two en-suite bedrooms, open-plan lounge and dining area, kitchen and terrace with dining table and chairs to the rear. Wi-Fi also available.


Gravel driveway to side and rear for up to six vehicles. Gardens to front, terrace with table and chairs to rear. 360º views across the Northumbrian countryside and estate grounds.


With seating, desk and hanging for cloaks.


Two settees, fire and large flat-screen TV with Sky box. French doors to rear terrace. Dining table with six chairs, sideboard.


Granite worktops, sink, fridge, kettle and storage cupboards.


King size bed (can be divided into singles), wardrobe, drawers, dressing table, armchair and en-suite bathroom with roll-top bath, walk-in shower and large heated mirror. Towels are provided.


King size bed (can be divided into singles), desk, armchair, drawers and wardrobe.


With roll-top bath, walk-in shower and large heated mirror. Towels are provided.

We create tailor made short golf breaks and golf holidays to all our locations. Please email us at for your own bespoke quote (Also, see example packages tab on the left). We wont be beaten on price.

North East England Golf Breaks

North East England Golf Breaks  North East England Golf Breaks. Discover great golf courses, award winning accommodation and some attractions. World renowned golf throughout the North East of England. Plus that great hospitality that people from this region are famous for! Popular golf breaks in the North East of England include: Slaley Hall Ramside Hall Matfen Hall Hotel, Golf

Nightlife info

The Diamond Strip – trendy, suave and expensive. With ‘diamond’ denoting its exclusivity; these upmarket and cool bars and clubs attract Newcastle’s VIPs – celebrities, the Geordie Shore crew, footballers and their adoring female fans and it is the place to see and be seen. These bars attract a mature crowd and while they’re not exclusively student-free, you wouldn’t get into any of these bars with a pair of Converse trainers and ironic spectacles. Just a minutes’ walk from Central Station, the main Diamond Strip is set on Collingwood Street and extends to a couple of bars on Mosley Street. The bars are united by their bohemian-luxe interiors and sultry, seductive atmospheres – exposed brickwork, lavish décor and plush ornate sofas in cosy little corners. Florita’s is a highlight – with sexy art-deco and an exotic drinks menu. Madame Koo is like Florita’s darker, dirtier sister – dimly lit with red lanterns and leather booths. Revolution is a vodka bar set in a luxurious former bank with 30ft ceilings and marble pillars, and Perdu is a boutique lounge with a ‘secret garden’, where you can book booths or beds (depending on where the night takes you). You’ve also got Bijoux, Tup Tup Palace and House of Smith to stumble into. You’ve probably heard of Newcastle’s Bigg Market – its reputation precedes it for a reason. It has its place on a certain sort of night out, as long as you know what you’re in for – but don’t head here if you’re after civilised G&Ts or sophisticated surroundings. However, sometimes you want somewhere that doesn’t take itself seriously – somewhere the drinks are cheap and cheerful, and you can abandon inhibition, dance unashamedly to nostalgic tunes and channel the days of your youth. Cosy Joe's welcomes fancy dress, and is a cracking place to start a stag night. They have a karaoke bar upstairs, ‘tequila time’, and ‘party-pods’ that you can book for your group with a push-button drinks service. The Bigg Market also boasts Filthy’s – with an outdoor beer terrace, live music and a rowdy atmosphere every night of the week. Opposite Filthy’s is the German Beir Keller – where you can channel your inner Bavarian and get tanked up on steins. Mushroom Bar, just around the corner, is super popular as they offer really cheap trebles. This awesome area of Newcastle and Gateshead surrounds the picturesque River Tyne – which has become the city’s epicenter for modern arts, music and culture. However, at night, Newcastle Quayside, comes to life with upmarket and trendy bars, set against the mesmerizing riverfront and combines its party atmosphere with epic views. The Pitcher and Piano is by far the most popular venue here, for both its stylish glass-walled building and its proximity to the spectacular Millennium Bridge, which is illuminated at night with changing coloured lights. Livello is a few minutes’ walk up the bank and is a swanky bar that our very own Cheryl Cole has been known to frequent. But fear not, there are lots of fantastic options for us mere mortals too. They have a no-fancy dress policy, so keep this in mind if you’re dressed up – inflatable penises will not be well received here (weird). The Bridge Tavern is one of those new ultra-cool venues with exposed brickwork and an onsite micro-brewery - it takes itself a bit seriously, but in a good way. They pride themselves on quality, so it’s excellent for swanky drinks and proper beer and it has a stylish outdoor terrace directly underneath the Tyne Bridge.

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The Golf


Set in the beautiful and serene Tyne Valley, minutes from Newcastle and nestled between the banks of the River Tyne and the ancient remains of Hadrian’s Wall, the 250-year-old Close House estate grounds have been lovingly teased into two of the best courses in the country, with the Lee Westwood Colt Course gaining entry to the UK Top 100 courses club almost as soon as it opened.

Colt Course at Close House

With two 18-hole Lee Westwood Championship Colt and Filly courses and the 9 hole Yearling course, Close House provides one of the most varied golfing challenges anywhere on the golfing map today. This European Tour venue is designed to appeal to players at every level of skill and reward frst-time visitors and the year-round member evenly. The PGA Academy provides the opportunity to polish and develop your golfing ability using the latest technology to analyse your game.

Colt Course at Close House near Newcastle


The 18-hole Lee Westwood Filly course is situated in the grounds of the Close House Estate, providing stunning views of the River Tyne Valley. Matching the presentation of the Lee Westwood Colt course, the Parkland layout was re-designed and re-opened in 2013, and provides a lovely alternative to the Championship layout of its sister course.

Filly Course at Close House

The Filly course has been re-bunkered to challenge players to use the correct strategy. Off-target tee shots are likely to find one of the 32 bunkers lining the fairways.

Lee Westwood Filly Course at Close House near Newcastle

It now has 18 USGA specification greens, is 6034yds in length and a par 70 from the medal tees. The undulating greens provide a real test for your putting skills, but accuracy off the tee is paramount for good scoring. Having already held PGA professional events the course has proved enjoyable but challenging to golfers of all abilities.

Example Packages

Based July, August and September

1 night and 2 rounds B&B - £165 weekday

1 night and 2 rounds B&B - £185 weekend

Special Offers

We offer the best rates on Golf Breaks at Close House in Newcastle.

We create tailor made short golf breaks and golf holidays to all our locations. Please email us at for your own bespoke quote (Also, see example packages tab on the left). We wont be beaten on price.