The Belmont Golf Club course is in the Belmont Valley about 7kms south east of Grahamstown. It straddles the gravel road that runs from Grahamstown down the Belmont Valley, under the N2 bypass and joins up with the Port Alfred Road just before Manley’s Flats. There are 12 holes on the western side of this road and 6 on the eastern side with the Kowie river running through the course, adjacent to the road in the main. Another interesting feature is the old railway line to Port Alfred that runs through the course in places, but, generally, is quite well hidden and doesn’t interfere with play at all. The course was built on a farm so there was traditional Eastern Cape bush to work with and this has been put to good use. There is a distinct difference between the course on the eastern side of the road, on the upper slopes of the valley, from the western side in terms of the undergrowth and the eastern side provides some panoramic views both north and south. The western part has many beautiful old Oak trees, and others, which provide a home for over 100 different bird species. The course is beautiful and well worth a walk around it just to enjoy the scenery.