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3.8
71 Reviews (71)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
5
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
5
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.1
Layout
3.7
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.8
79.0%
Recommend this course
56 out of 71 reviews
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4.3
16 Reviews (16)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
7
3 Stars
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1
1 Stars
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Conditions
3.9
Value
4.4
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.8
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.8
93.8%
Recommend this course
15 out of 16 reviews
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3.9
45 Reviews (45)
5 Stars
16
4 Stars
20
3 Stars
1
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5
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.0
Layout
3.6
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.7
82.2%
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37 out of 45 reviews
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Painswick Golf Club

About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 67
Length 4831 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A

Course Details

Year Built 1891
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Smart casual but please no jeans or collarless shirts.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Showers, Locker Rooms

Reviews

3.8
71 Reviews (71)
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Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful course, hidden marvel!

Really interesting challenge. Probably most scenic course I have played. Holes you won’t find anywhere else. Friendly staff, great service and unforgettable views. Well done Painswick!

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

Cotswold Gem

This course is a challenge, it's not the longest yardage you will ever play but it has many blind shots over hills to greens, long carries over quarries and narrow par three's. Stunning scenery and course in good condition, Hilly in places. Staff friendly and knowledgeable. Recommended

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

Very friendly

I played on the 4 apr very challenging course staff very helpful and accommodating, I have come from brickhampton golf club so was not used to this,I am so impressed I will be joining

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

A unique golf experience that's worth your time.

Painswick isn't like your average course. It's hilly, quirky, short and testing. It's bunkerless, 4,800 yards, par 67 and plays on common ground across an ancient hill fort. I genuinely think you'd be hard pushed to find a better value for money golf experience in the South West of England. On Good Friday and after a 6 month hiatus from golf it was understandably busy, and the holes that play in and around the beacon were especially crowded, with shared fairways, dog walkers and families slowing the pace of play down. For perspective, I played here as a solo last summer and played in 2.5 hours - it was over 4 hours this time. I was paired up with 3 other golfers which was no issue to me - the guy in the pro shop said they were looking to get as many people on the course as possible.

There are a couple of less memorable holes away from the hill fort, but the stretch from 3-7 and 10-13 are what you come for and do not disappoint. Width and angles come into play, the blind par 3s are daunting and super fun, and the long par 3 6th is an awesome test.

The greens were surprisingly smooth and of decent pace. No bunkers on the course which is a quirk too.

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

Superb

Beautiful challenging short course, stunning views all round!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Walked

Lovely Course

Really nice course and would play again on a nicer day. Winter tees were i play and course was a bit wet but that is what you would expect in December. The course is a little confusing and can be tricky if you are playing it for the first time. Overall, very nice and would happily play there again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Walked

Quirky course

Read the reviews but no quite expected the quirkiness of this course. Basically 8 out and 10 back overlapping on numerous holes at least 8 hoes sharing the same fairway. Can lead to some near misses and slow play, added to clueless walkers wandering across fairways without looking at the tees. causing hold ups.
Number of totally blind shots over steep hills into bucket greens so knowing the course would be a huge advantage. Rough is pretty unforgiving so a few lost balls
Really good challenge, lots of target golf , smallish greens in decent nick for this time of year, 5,6,7 10 v tricky tricky par 3s, long 8 and 9 and all rest have their own challenges including cyclists, dogs and traffic.
Really interesting and challenging course, Enjoyed it

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

For a change

Decided to have a change looking for somewhere with good drainage as home course very boggy.
Thoroughly enjoyed the course with some interesting quirks. Its a public area with lots of ball pinching dogs with their owners. popular walking area with the Cotswold way going straight through it, Also crosses over itself a number of times so do need to be careful.
Paths are rocky and probably better suited to carrying.
Good fun for a social round. Will be returning.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
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

A very challenging course not for the faint hearted
Beginners beware!!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Walked

Golf though a Bronze age fort

The course is a little rough and ready in winter conditions and one where accuracy is prized over length. It is not everyone's cup of tea and if you play it on a weekend you will be regularly held up due to riders, walkers and dual fairways so play in the week.

All that being said, name me a another proper golf course anywhere where you have to play shots to greens inside of bronze age ramparts! the views are also great.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Blind confusion

A quirky course. Very hilly with lots of blind shots.
It was very quiet so we had no-one to follow. Tough carries for ladies. My wife struggled.
Fantastic views but therefore very popular with walkers who did not always keep to the sides.
Enjoyable for me but not my wife.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
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

Challenging but fun

We picked a weekend tee time which meant there were regular pauses to allow the many walkers to cross the fairways. The course is a ‘countryside links’, using the many natural features to create an interesting but challenging environment. Some really fun holes playing onto different levels and stunning scenery throughout.

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