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Value
4.1
Layout
3.5
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.6
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5.0
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 69
Length 5795 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
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Ilfracombe Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1892

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Snacks

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

4.1
23 Reviews (23)
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Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Stunning scenery, but an awkward Course layout.

Let's start with the positives. This is a gorgeous coastal golf course. You can see the sea from every tea and the surrounding scenes are stunning. The course is also distinctly unique in its layout. New visitors will face holes that are totally idiosyncratic. It Is certainly not one of those golf courses with a forgettable formulaic layout. Overall, the course is well kept and the greens are quick. The rough is thick and the fairways are sloped, which provides a good challenge.

However, this course is very awkward and feels somewhat dislocated. There are three 'par threes' in the first four holes, which feels contrived. There is also a lot of crossing over between holes. This becomes tedious, given the amount of waiting for others on crossing fairways. Furthermore, I don't think this course rewards good ball striking. It is tricky and quirky. Therefore, this course seems to reward insider knowledge (given the amount of slopes and hitting over hills) rather than an impressive demonstration of tee-to-green striking. This can become infuriating in locating your ball, given that many of the fairways/greens are completely hidden from the line of sight.

Overall, it is worth a game given the reasonable green fees. But make sure to take plenty of balls.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great little track!

Brilliant little track! Awesome condition and the views are spectacular! Absolutely recommend it! Fella in the pro shop was very welcoming and friendly. Love this course!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing

Not a course to play in the wind !!

Unfortunately the weather was against us, for our first visit to Ilfracombe, having said that; i didn't feel welcome, hence we did not visit the clubhouse for an after round drink, which would be a normal proceedure for us. It was; here's the card and off you go !! No mention of a temporary green on the 6th, this could have potentiallt been dangerous, as greenstaff were working on drainage on the actual 6th green. The signage was awful, we played several holes from the tee without knowing which way we were actually going a simple black and white pole for the 10th rather than a sign that had been blown around in the strong wind and maybe a red and white one for the 12th. An awful tee box on the 18th yellow tees and no obviuos route back to the clubhouse after playing the 18th. Overall I might play again on a calmer day, especially now that I have an idea of the course layout, a bit disapointed would be the overriding opinoin of us.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
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 Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great hilly course

Thoroughly enjoyable hilly course on the coast. Welcoming staff. Good facilities

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

Great fun

Fab course, interesting layout particularly the part where 3 holes converge on each other. Amazing views from every hole, pick a nice day for it and you’ll have a blast

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
First Time Playing

Unfortunately we were unable to play this course as it was closed due to FOG

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Lovely views

This is course is a must for any golfer,very challenging with lovely sea view from every hole would definitely go again if i holiday in Devon

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

Holiday golf

The course and views were outstanding
Greens were well maintained
Weather was also good would definitely come back again

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather

guest round

The course was in reasonable condition but the weather was atrocious, high winds and rain,which you could not forecast when booking on line weeks in advance. The staff were friendly but due to covid restrictions most of the club was not in use. I would play again hopefully in better conditions

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

Great location very friendly club

My third time playing this course, the weather was fantastic my golf not as good. The course was in very good condition and everyone at the club were very friendly. The course would be very different in windy conditions so we were very lucky with the weather we had.. Take time to take in the views. All the covid 19 safety measures were well explained and easy to follow . All in all a great day.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Ilfracombe

It was our 2nd time playing here while on holiday. Fantastic course ,fantastic staff in club and shop very welcoming hospitality. If your about would recommend 100% the scenery is amazing what a view from every hole.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Fantastic Scenery

This is the best course I have played while in England.
The greens are excellent and the views are spectacular. Everyone was very friendly in the proshop and in the restaurant. I even got a chance to speak with the greens keeper. I highly recommend that you put this course on your play list.

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
First Time Playing

Spectacular views

Scenery was fantastic, with the temperature in the mid twenties this course tested my golf and
Fitness, very high climbs and hanging lies were the norm.
Good test for the average golfer and open enough for the wayward.
Enjoyed my day and lost some calories, it is what
holiday golf is all about.

Darran (Suffolk)

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

Very nice course

Very nice course would definitely recommend getting a buggy though. If u haven’t played it b4 the course layout is hard to follow but the members who are on course were very helpful. Greens were very fast but in great condition. Value for money and views that would be hard to beat on any course

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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