Forest of Dean Golf Club in Coleford, Forest of Dean, England | GolfPass
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4.0
99 Reviews (99)
5 Stars
37
4 Stars
45
3 Stars
11
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
4
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.4
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
3.6
Amenities
4.1
82.1%
Recommend this course
87 out of 99 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.9
17 Reviews (17)
5 Stars
4
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.4
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.5
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.4
82.4%
Recommend this course
14 out of 17 reviews
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Avg Rating
3.9
28 Reviews (28)
5 Stars
6
4 Stars
16
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.2
Layout
3.9
Pace
3.5
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.3
75.0%
Recommend this course
21 out of 28 reviews
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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

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Available Sports

Bowls

Reviews

4.0
99 Reviews (99)
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Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Walked

Lovely open course

I like this course. It's not too long and quite open, with good greens and bunkers. On the day I played, the pace of play was very slow, due to a lot of four-balls. With the hotel packages on offer, it's a popular venue for Golf Societies, so, for a fast round, it's worth checking beforehand whether it's a society day.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

5 hour + round

Our round was frustrated by three four balls who refused to call through. It appears that they were Club members playing in a swindle. Ourselves and the visitors playing in front of us will not be back, which is a shame as the clubhouse provided good food and service and the course had some interesting holes.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Sunny day

No wind very warm but very scenic courses with interesting undulating fairways and lots of run on the ball Greens slightly slower than expected but think there had been some rain overnight but still provided a good challenge with contours and pin positions

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

Excellent course

Great course, great value, beautiful surroundings. Really enjoyed it.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

The course was looking good

Good all round upkeep at the course. Greens - very good. Tee boxes overall good. Fairway - good. Bunkers (unfortunately I tested a few of them) good.

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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Beautiful day

A fantastic course. Well kept and the greens were in fantastic condition with lovely rolls. Hired a buggy which was expensive at £30 as most range from 20 to 25. Had a pint in the club house before heading home.

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

Great course. Good condition.

A bit challenging sometimes for a first time.
Lovely condition.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Highly recommended

My 3rd round at Forest of Dean and haven't been disappointed with any of them. A well laid out and well tended course that doesn't punish wayward shots too harshly, well not on most holes. Only slight negative was the greens, which seemed to have too much grass on them, making it difficult to judge pace.

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

Well kept, windy course

Enjoyed this open course. No player pressure. Generous fairways and no real rough. Greens seemed slow, but that may just be my putting.

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

Well presented

Really nice cause well presented and nicely kept. Fast greens well maintained from diverts

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

Excellent Value

Booked this course on a hot deal, and for what we paid, it couldn't be faulted. Some nice holes, greens in reasonable condition, fairways not the best but perfectly adequate. Wasn't too busy and got around in good time. Excellent course to walk, no buggy needed. Will definitely play again.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great value

Great deal as usual, business model is cheap deals keeping course busy downside is bit of a procession round , par 5 we were one group of 4 playing on same hole,, waiting on almost all holes. Temp tees all round but all greens open. Signage could be better in particular coming off 9th trying find 10th fortunately played last year so knew where this temp tee box was about 80 yards further back . Overall if played before you know what to expect. Staff were very friendly and good facilities for drink and meal after.

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

Lovely course but waterlogged

This course is a lovely course and the staff are very friendly. The only thing stopping me giving was a couple of holes being a bit boggy due to a week of rain previously. I will be back in the summer to sample it in the proper conditions.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
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 15
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

A Little Soggy

Enjoyed playing course albeit after a few days or rain. About 5 challenging holes otherwise not that interesting.

Off course hotel bar was a kids playground. There is nothing worse that wrecking your eardrums through the uncontrolled screaming of a herd of someone else’s children.
Will play the course again later in the year.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played

4 hours

Il start of by saying Iv never been one for doing a review especially a bad review.
4 hours 1 golfer plus a buggy!

I started the 2nd hole behind 3 groups 3rd hole had two groups of 4 waiting. Won’t be coming back again

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
Previously Played

Turned up and it was clear, they had overbooked.

By the time my 12.15 tee time came around there were still 4 buggies on the tee and all 4 balls.
I left at 12.35 without hitting a ball as i could see a 5 hour round otherwise

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

Lovely course

Really enjoyed the course. Fairways and greens in good condition. Pace of play was excellent - no delays. Food and beer was pricey- £5.50 for a pint of Stella Artois and £13.50 for a burger.

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