There are several golf courses in or near Eskdale

The closest is Eskdale Golf Course, situated only a few hundred yards away on the opposite side of the valley to Hinning House.This is a beautiful 18 hole golf course, with stunning views adn a particularly challenging 14th hole - pictured above. Hinning House can be seen from the fairway of the fifth hole which runs along the river Esk. The course is open from April to October and non-members are welcome.  Tel:  01229 717680

Eccleriggs Golf Course near Broughton in Furness is a short nine hole course in a lovely setting. Tel: 01229 716398

St Bees Golf Course is an excellent nine hole course overlooking the sea. Open from April to 30 September. Tel: 01946 824300

Seascale Golf Course is a beautiful traditional 18 hole Links Golf Course. Tel: 019467 28202