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Conditions
2.7
Value
3.1
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
3.7
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.0
60.5%
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3.9
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Style Parkland
Par 72
Length 6628 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
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The Wiltshire Hotel, Golf & Country Club - Lakes Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1991
Golf Season Year round
Architect Peter Alliss (1991) Clive Clark (1991)

Rentals/Services

Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar

Available Facilities

Conference Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Reviews

3.2
53 Reviews (53)
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Handicap 5-9
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Plays Once a month
3.0
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First Time Playing
Cold weather
Walked

Tatty

Lovely layout, needs a lot of attention. Greens ok, fairways too long, miss the fairway by a few rolls and risk losing a ball. Driving range out of order, Garden course in awful condition. Shame.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Course needs some love!

Plenty of potential at this course, and I understand management has recently changed hands. It feels like they are missing a head green keeper of perhaps they are very short staffed but maintenance around the course is lacking. Tee areas need cutting and markers require moving, litter bins need to be emptied and the rough and fairway fringes need some more consistent attention. There are sone really nice holes to play here, but the experience needs to be improved for the course to shine as it should. I’ll be back but in a year to see what’s changed..

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Walked

A good challenge

The course was in good condition although some greens looked tired. Pace of play was good with the course being relatively quiet after Noon. I thought it was worth the price paid and I would go back again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Course Gone Downhill

I played this course a few years ago when it was under different management and it was pretty good, certainly equal to any of the other clubs in the area. It is less than two miles from my house, therefore it made sense to play here when we were struggling for a tee time for a late notice game on a Friday evening. I must say the first impressions were not great. It was 5:15pm and there was no one in the Pro Shop or anyone at the Hotel reception area, therefore as it was close to the tee time we'd paid for online, we just went ahead and teed off. From then on the experience just got worse. The course seemed unkempt, the 'Hole Maps' were faded and in some cases unreadable, the teeing areas were uneven and worn and the fairways were like the first cut of rough, in fact my playing partner just missed the fairway to the left and couldn't find his ball in the first cut. The Greens were patchy, the bunkers were more gravel than sand and the water area fringes were overgrown. It is such a shame this course has been allowed to deteriorate like this as it is Peter Allis designed and could be really good if looked after well. We left feeling disappointed and probably wouldn't play here again as there are Golf Courses in the area that are much better value for money.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
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First Time Playing

Poor valuy

Very shabby fairways tee boxes & greens most of the greens are full of disease
This could be a very good course with a lot of manicuring

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Very enjoyable course

The course was in good condition so recent reviews complaining about the grass length can now be ignored.
Green's were excellent
The course is nicely laid out with a good mix of difficulty

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Great course with challenges

Excellent game with friends. The course is very well layed-out with several challenging holes around Lakes and ponds. The semi-rough is fairly long and the penalty rough is deadly. Overall a very good course. Excellent facilities in the hotel with friendly staff.

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
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Tired.

First time using GolfNow, sadly images do not live up to expectations of this course - not GolfNow's problem of course. Greens were more brown than green, fairway and greens very much in need of a cut and the whole place just seemed really tired and dated in need of some loving care and attention. Range non existent, just told to play 3 of the 9 hole which was so overgrown. Dying a slow death.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Challenging Course

Interesting and some difficult holes to create a good test. Very firm greens
Good pace of play

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course layout let down by overly long rough

Very nice course with a number of challenging holes and varied penalty areas - lakes, trees and bunkers. The greens were a good pace and well-cut however the fairways were not trimmed and the nearby rough which should have been the first cut, was very long making it too penalising and making the balls difficult to find. I would suggest that better course maintenance was required with a sound plan to attract amateur golfers.
Good facilities in the hotel with very friendly staff and good pricing of food and drink.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Walked

Nice Layout, Poorly Maintained

A little disappointing if I'm honest, has the potential to be a lovely course with some really challenging holes. Let down by the maintenance, rough was unbelievably thick, so much so that you'd be punished with a lost ball if you missed the fairway. That being said, hitting the fairway wasn't much of a bonus, as they were longer than they should be too.

I spoke to a couple of members whilst getting a drink who mentioned that it was too long but this was partly due to a lack of staff potentially due to COVID. Would happily have recommended this course if the place was better maintained as the layout of holes makes for a good course.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Lawnmower Broken?

What a shame. It was a beautiful day and we spend £31 on a round and the fairways hadn’t been mowed in a week? Two maybe. It was really poor.
Thi said, the green were in good condition but slow.

Not worth that money and won’t be returning any time soon.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 06/01/2021

Couldn't agree more. Played here the day after you and was no different. Fairways too long and rough way too long. Shame really as it could be a lovely course

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 21
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Improved since last play

The course is getting back to somewhere near its previous decent standard. Still no resident pro and the odd sketchy patch on the greens but over all worth the £23 midweek price

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

Very nice course

Lovely setting with a very good course layout. Good mixture of par 3,4&5 holes.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Getting Better

Not as bad as it was last year when they let the place go to ruin. Signs that they are actually looking after the place now. Still work to be done but looks like it’s going in the right direction and let’s hope they bring it back to what it was a couple of years ago. Great course when at its best, one of the finest in North Wiltshire, but not there yet. Oh, still on winter trolley wheels mid April and course not wet, what’s that about

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Good but could be great

The course lay out offers a lot of variation and I enjoyed playing the course. But it could be maintained better which would have made it great. Upon arrival a couple of members told us “it’s crap the new owners don’t put any money in” so our expectations were low, but we all thought the course was ok, but just could be so much better it looked after a little bit more. I’d say 15-20 quid would be fairer

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