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66 Reviews (66)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.8
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.4
94.8%
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61 out of 66 reviews
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4.1
16 Reviews (16)
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Conditions
4.2
Value
4.8
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.5
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.6
93.8%
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15 out of 16 reviews
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4.2
43 Reviews (43)
5 Stars
18
4 Stars
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Conditions
4.2
Value
4.8
Layout
4.3
Pace
3.6
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.5
93.0%
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private/Resort
Style Parkland
Par 69
Length 5925 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
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Forest of Dean Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1973
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Available Sports

Bowls

Reviews

4.3
66 Reviews (66)
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Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Well worth a visit

For the money, I would definitely recommend this course to anyone. It was in good condition although the greens rolled a little slow, which was to be expected at this time of year. Will definitely be coming back soon

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good value and forgiving course

Reasonable parkland course with a few interesting holes and features. For the most part open and forgiving for higher hanidcappers. Made for an enjoyable round, if not a memorable test of golf. Not the easiest the navigate first time, with a few unmarked tee boxes. Greens and fairways in decent condition.

Still a few winter tee boxes in play which was disappointing. Good value at 15 pound and a great place to play if you’re looking for something at the easier end of the spectrum

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Enjoyable course

Course in good condition. Greens.are very well cared for. Play slow took 35 minutes longer than previous time due to slow play and we were a foursome always having to wait

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Decent course but slow!

Perfectly acceptable condition, but one area of course very clogged with tees and criss-crossing fairways that caused delays and was potentially hazardous, especially for a new visitor.
Slow play an issue, although I guess Sunday lunchtime is always busy so I imagine later in the day would be quicker.
Despite these issues, well worth a visit- some interesting holes and good use of water hazards.
Bar terrace a lovely sun trap!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice course was very slow

Played course in good weather. Course looks in great shape from a distance but greens a little patchy in places.

Well marked out yardage, holes etc for first time playing.

10th hole tee is such a let down looks just surrounded by dead ground and playing of a temporary mat which isn't big enough to stand on.

Not sure if a problem all the time but spent over an hour waiting overall probably closer to 2. There were 7 groups on 2 holes at one point

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Pace Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice scenic course and setting

Course is generally really well presented. It has generous fairways and decent sized greens but plays a little tougher than it looks. Disappointing that there were still 2 or 3 winter tee mats in use, the only other slight negative is that the greens were a little slow and bobbley. But overall nice course and great value for money

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Walked

Friendly Round of Golf

A round of golf with a friend after lockdown, we moaned to secure a tee at Forest of Dean. Never played it before and enjoyed the experience. Not too difficult as wide open fairways; so great for mid handicap players, societies and beginners. Greens on the slow side. A fun day had by us. Couldn't rate off-course as not open after lockdown yet.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
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 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Course

The course is quite short but requires incredible accuracy! There are some superb holes, including the fantastic 12th with its island green and signature 17th. The course is currently in incredible condition considering the recent wintry weather and the mature tree-lined fairways are particularly impressive. Whilst the greens are in great condition, we found them to be quite slow. Our ONLY criticism would be the pace of play - we were regularly held up by several slow groups of three and four ahead. Overall, I’d say this is a lovely course, well worth a visit, and one I’d return to again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great course

Great course I would happily go back and play it again

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Closed

Showed up at 10.15 for my 10.40 tee time to find the course closed and I had not been contacted by anyone at the club. Anyone know how I go about getting a refund. Shambles

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Sunny and wet

Loved the course! Quite muddy because it rained a lot the past couple of days.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Walked

Where's the etiquette?

On the second hole, I had to wait whilst two members sharing one buggy (and sharing clubs)drove off. They held me up on every hole until the 9th, often disappearing into the woods to look for lost balls, and stayed on every green to mark their cards. It was torturous. At one stage, I thought they'd given up as there was no sign of them, and as I played my shot there was a shout from the woods asking me what I thought I was doing, as they hadn't called me through!
Thank goodness, they finished after 9 holes, but two holes later I got held up by a threeball for the rest of the round. I was joined eventually by a couple of members who said that the three in front were committee members - and that the etiquette in the club in general was very poor. I couldn't agree more! Shame, as it's a not a bad little course, but I won't be going back there.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Forest of Dean

Nice little course
Some lovely holes
Only thing was it was busy we kept getting held up but definitely worth the money

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Walked

Good value golf

A parkland course just on the edge of town, so adjacent to some houses and industrial estate. Not a long course but quite a walk to the next tee on a few holes. A few really challenging holes and most provide something to think about. Course in reasonable condition but can be boggy in parts, especially after heavy rain.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Average course in good condition

This course is quite decent and was found in good condition after a number of days of heavy rain. For the price we paid we would be happy to return in the future.

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