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Bedfordshire Golf Club

Spring Lane, Stagsden,

nr Bedford, Bedfordshire MK43 8SR

  • Office

    +44 (0)1234 822 555
  • Pro shop

    +44 (0)1234 826 100
  • Fax

    +44 (0)1234 825 052
  • Golf pro

    Geraint Dixon (Head Professional)
  • Academy

    The Academy at Bedfordshire Golf Club.

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Open parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Rural countryside and woodland.

  • Designer:

    Cameron Sinclair
SSS or slope

At the same location:

9-hole par-28 Academy course (1354 yards)






How to get there:

10 miles NE of Milton Keynes

Leave M1 at exit 14 and follow A509 direction Wellingborough. After approx 3.5 miles turn right at roundabout and follow direction Bedford. After approximately 7 miles golf is indicated on your right (ignore the left turn into Stagsden).

Bedfordshire Golf Club

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.

Est. 1891

Bedfordshire Golf Club: Just to the west of the county town of Bedford, you'll find two recently established 18-hole golf courses. Bedfordshire Golf Club, not to be confused with The Bedford Golf Club (located just over a mile away) has its roots in the 1890s. An enforced move in the late-1990s brought the Club to its current location in Stagsden, where an enjoyable and picturesque golf course, academy course and modern clubhouse facilities have been established. Located in rolling rural countryside, the Bedfordshire course is laid out on a gentle incline on one side of a pleasant valley. With an absence of housing in this rural area, the course naturally makes its way across gently undulating terrain, which is at times quite open, at others a little more tree-lined. As a relatively new course with many fairway-lining trees planted during its creation, the degree of golfing challenge will continue to increase as the trees mature and grow. Good bunkering and fairway flanking rough provide the principal hazards, with a couple of small ponds also threatening alongside a couple of greens.
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Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and after 1pm on weekends.

Must book in advance. Handicap required

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes: weekdays £32; weekends £40.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire (best to book in advance).

Practice facilities


Did you know?

In 1891, Guy Pym and others founded the Bedfordshire Golf Club, which used fields adjoining Brickhill Farm about a mile from the centre of Bedford. The course at Brickhill was large enough for nine holes, but by 1895 an alternative site was found at Biddenham, sufficient to lay out 18 holes. The course probably remained unaltered until 1924 or 1925. In the 1990s the freehold owner of the old course at Biddenham, decided to develop the site for housing. In September 2000 Bedfordshire Golf Club finally moved into its new home in Stagsden, and was officially opened by Laura Davies.


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    +44 (0)1234 363 281

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