SLALEY Hall’s reputation as one of the country’s best golfing destinations has been reaffirmed.

For the Tynedale hotel was named England’s fourth best golf resort in the Golf World’s new top 100 GB&I ‘Ultimate Stay-and-Play’ venues.

Slaley was the highest ranked RBH-managed venue, with all eight owned by the company making the top 100.

Across Great Britain, Slaley ranked 24th ahead of RBH’s Aldwark Manor, in York, which was listed 46th.

Alan Foley, RBH’s director of golf and spa sales, praised staff at the resorts for their consistently high levels of performance.

He said: “What is a fabulous success for RBH is down to the hard work and dedication of every member of our resort teams, from the general managers down to the part-time workers.

“Their attention to detail and helpful ‘can-do’ attitude has been rewarded with all eight of our resorts in the top 100.

“It’s a fabulous feat and we thank them all for their commitment to the group ethos.”

As the largest golf resort operator in the UK, RBH manages eight championship and tournament golf courses across the UK, in a diverse collection of more than 70 branded and private-label hotel properties.

Slaley has long had an illustrious golfing history and hosted the world’s top players when it hosted an European Tour event back in 2002. Until recently, it was also the venue for the prestigious PGA Seniors Championships.