Royal Birkdale

Ranked 31st best golf course in the world, originally designed in 1889 by George Lowe Jr., but was drastically redesigned by Fred Hawtree and J.H. Taylor in 1932 to create the current layout. Royal Birkdale has hosted nine Open Championships in its history.

Newer, four-star boutique style hotel situated in the center of Southport. Dining options include a café & sushi bar, as well as an upscale, trendy bar open late. Other amenities include a spa and fitness center.

 

Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa

Recently renovated in 2017, this four-star golf & spa resort sits on 200 acres of English countryside.  Amenities include an on-site health club, indoor pool, complete spa, and championship 18-hole golf course.  Dining options include a formal restaurant, bar and grill at the golf course, and a coffee bar with lighter fare.   

 
Five-star, luxury hotel in Chester, just down the street from Chester Cathedral. Their acclaimed Simon Radley restaurant offers an eclectic mix of fine cuisine, while their Parisian style La Brasserie is an excellent place for a relaxing meal, morning coffee, or evening cocktail. They also offer a full-service boutique spa with a sauna and steam room.