Donnington Valley Hotel & Golf Club in Donnington, West Berkshire, England | GolfPass
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4.3
44 Reviews (44)
5 Stars
24
4 Stars
15
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.3
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.9
89.0%
Recommend this course
39 out of 44 reviews
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4.5
6 Reviews (6)
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
3
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0
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0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.5
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.8
StaffFriendliness
4.7
100.0%
Recommend this course
6 out of 6 reviews
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4.4
12 Reviews (12)
5 Stars
6
4 Stars
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0
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Conditions
4.6
Value
4.4
Layout
4.3
Pace
3.9
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.6
91.7%
Recommend this course
11 out of 12 reviews
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Donnington Valley Golf Club

About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Style Parkland
Par 71
Length 6221 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A

Course Details

Year Built 1989
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - GBP 25 - GBP 30
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Teaching Pro Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Snacks

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Conference Facilities, Banquet Facilities, Spa

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Reviews

4.3
44 Reviews (44)
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Reviews 1
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

DONNINGTON VALLEY GOLF COURSE

Excellent, leisurely day. Course in great condition given recent weather. Greens were perfect, fast, but perfect. Staff very friendly and enjoyed the day thoroughly. We were able to play at our pace and were easily let through by members playing in larger groups when needed. Overall would recommend this course to anyone.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Excellent but tough

Excellent condition and well sign posted for next tee box.
Bit samey with lots of trees on every hole.
Hard work walking as very hilly ( hence valey in the name)
Greens best I’ve ever played on.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Winter gem

Great condition for January, never temp greens /tees, some nice challenging holes and some straight forward ones, fairly hilly course back 9 more so, very picturesque. all in all great golf, will definitely return.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course.

Course in great condition. Bar not that great, drink and food selection very limited.

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

Short course but very tricky and a great layout of holes

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Donnington

Good day. Just terribly slow, any later wld not have been able to see!!!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Over-crowded… no course marshalling of slow play

If l say a group teed off the 12th… the next 2 groups behind are already waiting at the 12th tee and the next group are coming up to the 11th green!!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

A tough course

A decent track with some very tight fairways, however an errant drive doesn't necessarily end up in deep rough. The ball either ends up under the trees or goes onto a parallel fairway. A few blind shots and course knowledge is pretty key to a good score. Signage after playing the short par 3 9th was difficult to find for the 10th and we ended up walking around the car park and back down the main drive. It was possibly my eyesight though..!!
I'd play the course again though and plot my way around the course, the driver could stay in the bag for a lot of the holes and a lower score would probably be the result.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 60
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Walked

Well worth the money!

Haven't played here for a few years, but always remembered it being a very enjoyable, challenging round. Nothing has changed. They've made some improvements to the first tee, so I didn't go searching in the bush straight away. The course was in excellent condition, fairways were very good, but stray and you can be in trouble, The back 9 is tough if you're wayward off the tee (like me) but adds to the challenge. The lady in the Pro-Shop was incredibly helpful and polite. We had no issues with waiting around, with nobody behind us we were able to play at our own pace. Finished the round in 3 1/4 hours. Only time we hit bad weather was coming up the 18th.

Thoroughly enjoyable, will definitely be back!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Surprised

Sorry to say but the greens are in a truly terrible condition, fairways are okay.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 60
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Nice course, but Golf Now let's it down

Firstly ignore the low star rating, this is a great course with friendly staff. The issue is Golf Now don't link with the clubs own booking system. I booked my round Friday but saw a review about this issue so I called the club.
What happens is Golf now gives you a tee time, it goes to the club admin team who then have to check said tee time is available then email the pro shop to book it in. I've had this issue with other clubs which is Golf Now's problem to fix.
But the course is in great condition, the greens were great. My only gripe is the layout is a bit all over the place so grab a course map at the pro shop

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Really pretty coarse

Really pretty coarse but can be a bit confusing finding some tee’s if you haven’t got a coarse guide really enjoyed playing here

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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