Carlisle Golf Club


3+ (3 gold): one of our top-rated 3-star courses, worthy of 3½ stars.
   Carlisle Golf Club Est. 1908

Photos Carlisle Golf Club

The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Where2Golf says: 

Carlisle Golf Club: Plenty of tall birch and pine trees, plus some attractive rows of beech, have created a distinctly wooded parkland feel to much of this heathland golf course just outside Carlisle. Although not overly long at 6263 yards from the back tees, Carlisle's par-71 layout has many fine features to provide a thoroughly enjoyable and at times testing round of golf. Several shortish par-4's will provide the opportunity to score well, provided you keep it fairly straight from the tee, and don't stray too far towards the tree-line. The 6th, 7th and 8th are an attractive and varied trio of par-4's, coming before the shortish par-5 9th which takes you away again from the clubhouse. Water is only occasionally in play, most dangerously as it crosses the fairways on the 9th and par-5 15th holes. The par-4 11th also needs some care on a first outing. From a blind tee shot you will need to find a fairway that runs out after no more than 230 yards, at which point the hole doglegs sharply to the left. Upkeep is generally good here, although the resident rabbit population are not assisting the presentation of the often deep, revetted, greenside bunkering that protects many of the typically long and narrow greens. Although there is not too much to look at beyond the course, the pleasant (though never excessive) undulations, fine array of trees and woodland, and well-designed golf holes will keep you pleasantly occupied throughout.

List of courses in England - North

Map of courses in England - North
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Making Contact

Carlisle Golf Club
Aglionby,
Carlisle, Cumbria CA4 8AG
England
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Office   +44 (0)1228 513 029
Pro Shop   +44 (0)1228 513 241
Fax

  +44 (0)1228 513 303

Email   secretary@carlislegolfclub.org
Website   www.carlislegolfclub.org
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf Pro
 
Graeme Lisle (Head PGA Professional)
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined heathland.
Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Woodland and open countryside.
 
Designer: Original course laid out by Tom Simpson. Revamped after WW2 by Phillip Mackenzie Ross, who created the layout which is largely unchanged to this day.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6263 6021 5526
Par 71 71 73
SSS or Slope 70 69 73
 
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

How2Get There?

3 miles E of Carlisle
Leave the M6 motorway at exit 43 and head east on the A69, direction Newcastle-upon-Tyne. After o.7 miles, at the "Waterloo" pub, turn right into entrance to golf.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes: weekdays £40; weekends £50. [Contact club for full details, discounts, day tickets, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and Sundays.  Must book in advance. Handicap required
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Other Information
Walking permitted at all times.

Practice facilities
Good
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Did you know?

Although founded in 1908, Carlisle Golf Club moved to its current site at Aglionby in 1939. Carlisle has hosted many top level competitions, including regional qualifying for The Open Championship.

The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Location

The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Click to enlarge Google map

Latitude: (54.897693)
Longitude: (-2.865887)
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Swallow Hilltop Hotel 3-star
London Road, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2NS
+44 (0)1228 529 255
www.swallow-hotels.com

Located on the A6, just one and a half miles south-east of Carlisle city centre, this friendly hotel provides an ideal base for exploring the Lake District, Hadrian's Wall and the picturesque Scottish Borders.

Golf at this hotel No
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 5 miles Carlisle
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 20 miles Brampton
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Farlam Hall Hotel 4-star
Brampton, Cumbria CA8 2NG
+44 (0)16977 46234
www.farlamhall.co.uk

Farlam Hall is a large old Border manor house set in 12 acres of gardens and paddocks and sheltered by ancient trees. It was extended twice in the 1800's from the original four room fortified farm house to the size it is today. It includes 12 luxury ensuite bedrooms and a restaurant that seats about 40 people.

Golf at this hotel No
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 5 miles Brampton
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 20 miles Carlisle
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Only golf courses featured in Where2Golf.com are mentioned above.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Where2Golf.com 3,5
 

Find a course

Tip: to find a course quickly, type the first few characters of the course name
Golf course location on a golf map
 
Search this site
 

Newsletter

Not signed up yet?

Register now
 

Share us on


   Follow us on FB     follow us on Twitter
 

 
-
 
-
 
 
Where2Golf spotlights


Tournaments:
WGC-HSBC Champions The final WGC event of 2019 sees Xander Schauffele defending the title he won last year at Sheshan International, China. (Oct 31-Nov 3).
LPGA Shanghai:  also in China, the LPGA Tour makes a return visit to Shanghai where Danielle Kang defends. (Oct 17-20).
Who's Who: 
Thomas Levet:  the popular French golfer landed his first senior tour win in the European Senior Masters at Forest of Arden.
Suzann Pettersen:  Norway’s most successful golfer ever, drew time on her professional career with a winning display at this year’s Solheim Cup.

Where2Golf redesign fundraising campaign Sep 2019
Latest golf course reviews
The Welcombe Hotel : provides an excellent Stay & Play opportunity, just a mile out of town from William Shakespear's birthplace in the centre of Stratford. From the layout's higher elevations you will enjoy wonderful views over the surrounding Warwickshire countryside. Read more...
Sutton Coldfield Golf Club: located to the north of Birmingham, occupies a small corner of the wonderfully expansive and natural environs of Sutton Park. Perhaps not as lauded as nearby Little Aston, and Copt Heath, this heathland gem also lays down a really enjoyable test of golf in a wonderfully natural setting. Read more... 
Walton Heath Golf Club (Old course): Top golfers and golf writers have long acknowledged Walton Heath as one of the finest heathland courses in the British Isles. In fact there are two courses here, the Old and New. Read more...
Koksijde Golf ter Hille Golf Club: on what was previously open farmland, an enjoyable and challenging links-style layout has been crafted. Perhaps the inspiration for Koksijde's new course came from a renowned Harry Colt layout that existed in the 1920s just a couple of kilometres to the west. Read more...
 
Most popular golf course videos