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4.4
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.1
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.9
Amenities
4.1
89.1%
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40 out of 44 reviews
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4.2
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Conditions
4.4
Value
4.1
Layout
4.8
Pace
3.8
Amenities
4.6
StaffFriendliness
4.6
77.8%
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4.3
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Conditions
4.4
Value
3.9
Layout
4.7
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.3
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Forest of Arden Country Club - Arden Course

About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 7213 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A

Course Details

Year Built 1973
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - GBP 40
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed Yes
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code No jeans or football shirts. Tailored shorts must be worn with appropriate socks.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.4
44 Reviews (44)
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Forest of Arden - really good course

The course was in beautiful condition. It was a challenging course without being too hard. The greens were in excellent condition. Lovely wildlife with deer amongst other animals.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Immaculate

The course and facilities at the forest of Arden were luxurious and the fairways and greens l spectacular. Challenging course but top class and exceptional value for money.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
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

Excellent Course

Great course , greens superb. Back in a few months. Hopefully I will play better.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

10/10

Played a mid week evening round as a 1 ball. Immediately could see the course was in impeccable condition. Greens were undulating and challenging and general layout was very forgiving for a championship course, except the 18th which proved to be a round killer for me. 100% will be playing again thorougly enjoyed that round!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Enjoyable two rounds.

Very nice courses and complex, strangely for time of year both courses need some rain, nothing growing much just off the greens, even at this early stage of the season a few holes have lots of divots with the amount of play they get. Probably will be a lot better in a few more weeks.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
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 A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Painfully slow

I played a two ball on Saturday 29/2/22 with a 12.10 tee off. I’m a very average golfer myself so I certainly feel that courses should be available to all levels of golfer. However the pace of play on Saturday was ridiculous. We ended up having to walk the last 3 holes even though we had given ourselves almost 5 hours of daylight!
The course definitely needs marshalls to maintain both pace of play and basic etiquette. We saw trolleys dragged over greens, we cleared lager and cider cans from tees. There were groups more interested in boozing than keeping up with the group ahead.
I have played this course on numerous occasions and it is fantastic. With just a little more attention this could have been another great experience.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Forest Arden Course

The course was and is generally in great condition, pace of play depressingly frustrating and with a one ball in front and behind but the course backed up so after around 12-14 holes pretty difficult to focus an concentrate.

The clubhouse is tired and for a Marriot needs a decent menu and bar refit , doesn't compare well to the Belfry off course.
Course staff great , Pro shop , starter good but no on course management with marshall on pace of play

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Great day, and friendly members

Got invited to play with some members who guided me around the course. Great bunch.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Nice course but too slow

Went for late afternoon round as a two ball. Wasn’t told there was a club match on and as a result were held up Behind two slow playing four balls who wouldn’t let us play through. Ended up walking off after 12 as wouldn’t have made it around anyway. Nice course though.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Arden course gem under weather

Arden course is a fantastic layout however the front 9 greens had been tined, there was goose dropping all over the first and 8th as well as it not being as well defined as the back nine , we would have been really disappointed had we paid £95 for an earlier tee But the back 9 is as good as anywhere I’ve played , clubhouse was really slow service waited 45 mins to order food and had to leave as it was an hour wait for the food to be delivered!!

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Walked

Great course, good value, very enjoyable. lacking someone at starters hut to welcome you and answer questions especially for first timers.

Definitely needs a sign after the 9th green to direct you to the 10th tee, the one that is there is all the way up at the event venue and is hidden by the bushes, we went in completely the opposite direction leading to an unnecessary delay

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Enjoyable test of golf for mid hcaps to Scratch.

Played as a single late on a Tuesday when in the area. Nice front 9 with some holes playing around and over a large pond. The course really gets going once you get into the back 9 in the old deer park. Ancient trees and roaming deer make you feel like you’re miles from anywhere. 2 par 5s on back nine (12&17) play to a double green which concentrates your mind! Good tough par 4s on 13, 14 and 16 test you out before the thrilling 200 yard par 3 18th over water. Good test of golf. David, 5 hcap.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Must play course.(Arden)

Beautiful parkland course in superb condition. Worth the green fees.

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

Great test

Have played here before and always in good condition. Love the lay out and test it provides but fair for a range of handicaps

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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