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4.4
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4.7
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4.5
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4.6
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4.2
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Style Links
Par 68
Length 5645 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
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Bamburgh Castle Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1904

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Putting Green Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Casual/Smart casual

Food & Beverage

Bar, Snacks, Catering

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Accolades

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Reviews

4.7
44 Reviews (44)
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4.0
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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
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Value Good
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BAMBURGH

You must come and play this course . What a layout and fantastic views . So many blind holes . Can be very challenging if it’s windy . No pro shop . Definitely worth a visit .
Played it on and off over 30 years and it never disappoints

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Spectacular views

I have played this course before as we take our annual holiday every year in Bamburgh.
I love the course with its spectacular views of the castle and out to sea and beautifully manicured greens and fairways.
Be prepared for a tough day if the wind blows! I have taken a 5 iron for a short par 3 in the past so it can be a challenge.
Took my boys round today for the first time and they loved it.
If I had one criticism it would be the green fees, £144 for a four ball on special offer is a bit steep not to mention the £60 each it cost us at the weekend.
But hey ho we only come once a year and the staff are super friendly.
For those who love golf for the exercise and views as well as the sport itself this place is a must
Beautiful…..

Conditions Excellent
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Picturesque

Amazing course, amazing views and really nice layout. Great condition

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Tricky but fun

We played the course right after a torrential downpour but barring a few flooded bunkers everything was fine. The course itself is challenging with a lot of blind shots but the variety in the holes makes it very interesting to play. There are a couple of points where you may have to wait for other groups to finish during busy times. A very detailed recreation can be found on a popular console golf game 2019 edition.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Will visit again

Played with my sons and apart from some occasional slow play from a 4-ball ahead of us (which is beyond the club’s control) it was an excellent afternoon. Great course with some excellent views

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Fun course, beautiful views

Bamburgh Castle was a fun course to play, although a bit challenging without local knowledge. Maybe too many blind shots, but it meant more of a conservative approach, as being too aggressive can be easily punished. However, it does make you want to come back and play again!

The views were amazing and while there’s no pro shop, the clubhouse was really nice and the bar carried all your essentials like balls, gloves, tees etc.

It would be a fantastic course to book a day out with your friends and have a bite to eat in the clubhouse afterwards. Even if playing on your own, you can still have a fun time.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Just a great course

Never played here before, we got lucky with weather, a beautiful early evening no wind and so it made course very playable.

Not a classic links in true sense quite high up and some holes inland but would highly recommend.

Greens tricky to read but superb.

Would definitely recommend.

Also played Dunstanburgh Castle links on same trip, more like a traditional links and again excellent course.

Both very good value for money.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Cracking views
Short course
Potential to score well but at the same time could easily get into trouble
Some interesting holes but some a bit dull too
Quite expensive (£35)I thought for what it was

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Most enjoyable round of golf

This was one of the most enjoyable rounds I have played . Challenging holes and climbs which are enhanced by the wonderful scenery . Will definitely return many times .

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Amazing layout and views

Many blind shots, difficult slopes. Great to play, good condition. Very friendly people and amazing views.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Brutal but fun

Booked a twilight round and arrived in time. Unfortunately with the exception if the Secretary the club was closed “as we didn’t think anyone was crazy enough to play today”.

I was offered the opportunity to play another day this week which was generous but I chose to play instead due to other commitments.

Without a strokesaver as they are being altered the course presented an additional challenge coupled with the 40 mph winds. Nonetheless I enjoyed a quick, unique round on a course that truly made me think and plan my way around.

Knowing the course better would have saved a few shots off my score but the course is fair and I had no issues navigating it.

As many have said before the views are stunning and any suggestions the course is weak we’re not my takeaway. I walked off a course having been physically battered with the biggest smile on my face.

This is a course that should be enjoyed for the quirky entertainment and stunning views provided. Challenging par 3s, interesting par 4s and quick, subtle greens which were still able to cope with winds that regularly blew the ball off the tee peg.

I can’t wait to return irrespective of weather conditions.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens need some TLC

The course condition was disappointing for the green fee. Having played Bamburgh for over 30 years I was quite surprised with the state of the tees and greens and if I didn't know better I'd say the course looked in need of some rest. This didn't spoil our day as the greeting from members, house and greens staff was fantastic! I know the course will improve and I'll be back as soon as I can.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Views from every hole

Great course. Different challenges in every hole. Course signage a bit sketchy . Easy to take a wrong turn

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Challenging

Really enjoyed playing the course with some challenging holes and some very scenic holes. The staff were very unfriendly upon arrival, but were much better after we had played.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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