20 Reasons to Visit The Grove This Year!

Golf Course at The Grove

The Grove is celebrating a big milestone this year; 20 years ago, the team welcomed their first guests and since then, they have continued to provide an exceptional experience across the resort. From golfers who visit to play the championship 18-hole golf course that saw Tiger Woods win at the World Golf Championship Event back in 2006 and a course that hosted the British Masters in 2016, to guests who come to enjoy the eclectic dining experiences, leisure activities and luxurious yet homely accommodation, the team pride themselves on making memorable moments part of the visit.

Troon has been affiliated with The Grove for the duration of those 20 years and witnessed the resort flourish, continually strive to deliver an outstanding experience for every guest and continually adapt to the changing dynamic of the world. In it’s 20th year, we thought there was no better way than to share our pick of what to enjoy at The Grove this year; so keep scrolling for 20 reasons for you to visit!

Spring and Summer Sizzler Golf Package

Welcome the new season with the ultimate golf day. With the Spring and Summer Sizzler package you’ll enjoy delicious food at The Stables plus 18 holes on The Grove’s championship course.

TrackMan Range

Whatever your golfing experience, benefit from game-enhancing, tour-proven technology with TrackMan Range. This golf ball tracking solution will revolutionise your warm-up experience.

Overnight stay in the newly refurbished mansion rooms

Home to nine newly refurbished suites and sixteen bedrooms, spend the night in luxury redefined at the Mansion. Each room will blend the antique with the contemporary, making the most of the original Georgian features and spectacular views of the Hertfordshire countryside.

Enjoy a playing lesson with our Head Professional

With a dedicated team of PGA-qualified instructors on hand, learn from the best out on the course. From total beginners to elite-level tour players, lessons and custom fitting are offered to players of all ages and abilities.

A renovated room in the West Wing of The Grove hotel
Golfers on the Trackman Range at The Grove

Back on Black competition

The ultimate tournament experience, made up of four qualifying rounds, culminating in the Grand Final, you’ll play off the ‘tips’ – giving you a full competitive experience like no other.

Learn something new at a food or drink masterclass

From pasta-making to preparing a five-star barbeque, discover the chefs’ culinary secrets at one of many food and drinks masterclasses hosted throughout the year.

Sequoia spa and Bamford

Unwind in the newly refurbished spa and enjoy a brand-new selection of treatments using products from sustainable, luxury skincare brand, Bamford.

Woodland Trails 

Reconnect with nature and explore The Grove’s own woodland trails, created in collaboration with the Wildlife Trust. There’s even a musical trail to keep little ones entertained.

A family with their dog enjoying the Woodland Trails at The Grove
Chef making pasta at The Grove Pasta Making Masterclass

The Stables renovation

Popular with golfers, The Stables bar and restaurant is the 19th hole at The Grove. Recently refurbished and extended with an area perfect for groups of golfers, tuck into Great British Classics redefined, whilst enjoying breath-taking views of the golf course.

Anouska’s Kids Club

The Grove’s OFSTED-registered kids’ club is on hand for those moments where you just some need time to yourself. The kids will be in good hands learning, playing and making new friends whilst you unwind in the spa or play a round of golf.

Afternoon Tea

Back by popular demand, The Grove’s afternoon tea returns in April, served in the eclectic Lounges. Enjoy a delicious feast of savoury delights and mouth-watering sweets, complete with a selection of uniquely blended teas or a glass of Champagne.

Ladies Open

Take a swing at the annual Ladies’ Open in July. Whilst you’re here, enjoy refreshments on arrival, use of the practice facilities and a two-course dinner in the Players’ Lounge.

Ultimate dining experience at The Glasshouse

Browse bountiful live food stations where chefs are constantly preparing the freshest, tastiest international food, with ingredients picked from the kitchen garden. Enjoy the whole world on your plate and then go back for more.

A view of the restaurant space at The Glasshouse which offers the ultimate buffet with live cooking stations
Deckchairs laid out ready for people to enjoy the weather in The Walled Garden at The Grove

The Walled Garden

Open to hotel residents throughout spring and summer, the Walled Garden is a hidden gem nestled within the grounds. Relax on the private beach by the outdoor pool, enjoy a game of tennis, tuck in to delicious dining options, or discover the magic of Jemima’s Kitchen Garden.

The Signature Massage

This unique massage showcases the skills of the experienced new spa therapists who joined the team from Thailand and the Philippines. Using a combination of Western and Eastern massage techniques, you will leave with both mind and body feeling wholly re-energised.

Football Escapes Camp

Perfect for budding young footballers is the Football Escapes camp held in May and August. The kids will experience first-class football coaching led by former Premier League players and UEFA coaches, whilst parents sit back and enjoy all The Grove has to offer.

Outdoor pursuits

From axe throwing and laser clay shooting, to archery, bike rides and woodland hawking experiences. The Grove’s action-packed schedule of activities will keep you thoroughly entertained throughout your stay.

Children enjoying the Football Escapes Camp at The Grove
Aerial view of Jemima's Kitchen Garden at The Grove

Art and sculptures

Dotted around the hotel you’ll notice a wonderful variety of artwork and sculptures. From the skeleton hidden in the Formal Garden water feature to the painting of the giraffe in the historic mansion what will you find?

Jemima’s Kitchen Garden

This haven of bio-diversity was built to work in tandem with nature, promising vibrant seasonal blooms and organic produce for each of The Grove’s restaurants.

The friendly team and unbeatable service

Enjoy unforgettable experiences delivered with genuine hospitality when you pay a visit to The Grove. From the warm welcome on arrival right through to check-out, a home-away-from-home experience awaits.