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Delamere Forest Golf Club

Station Rd, Delamere,

nr Northwich, Cheshire CW8 2JE

  • Office

    +44 (0)1606 883 800
  • Pro shop

    +44 (0)1606 883 307
  • Fax

    +44 (0)1606 889 444
  • Golf pro

    Martin Brown (PGA Club Professional).

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Heathland course. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:


  • Designer:

    Herbert Fowler

SSS or slope






How to get there:

10 miles E of Chester

Leave the M6 motorway at exit 19 and follow the A556, direction Chester. After approximately 15 miles turn right at the Abbey Arms pub, direction Delamere Forest. After 1 mile at the Marley Tiles sign, just before the railway station, golf is on your right.

Delamere Forest Golf Club

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1910

Delamere Forest Golf Club: You’ll be disappointed if you come here expecting a forested setting with plenty of tree-lined fairways. However, what you will get, thanks to the deft design skills of Herbert Fowler, is a wonderfully natural and undulating heathland course that will challenge all the facets of your game.

There’s plenty of gorse and some heather on this relatively open layout, which boasts excellent fairways and greens. The folding terrain creates a number of blind drives as well as a few longish carries from some tees. The undulations will also ensure a healthy stretch for the leg muscles, although nothing too severe.

A great time to visit is late spring, with rhododendrons adding even more colour to this delightfully natural setting. With its long pedigree of hosting top level county competitions, this is one of the best courses in Cheshire - a real heathland gem just waiting to be discovered.

Pick of the holes: the good-length par-3 4th, with its left-to-right sloping green and the pin of the par-4 17th perched above it, is arguably the best of the "short" holes.

List of courses: England - Lancs / Cheshire
  • Photo of Delamere Forest Golf Club
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Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays; more restricted on weekends.

Must book in advance. Handicap required.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (May thru' Sept): weekdays from £95. Shoulder season (April & Oct): £85.

Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2023].

Other information

Players generally walk this course.

Practice facilities


Did you know?

Founded in 1910, reputedly in a hunting field, the club's early list of members reads like an extract from the Cheshire Hunt register. It was the venue for the first Cheshire County Championship in 1921, an event which has been held here on another eight subsequent occasions.

In 1967 Delamere Forest was one of two qualifying courses for the Open Championship when it was held at Hoylake, the home of the Royal Liverpool Golf Club. At that time, Maurice Bembridge posted the Professional Course Record of 63 which exists to this day.

Published ranking

England: 58th best course in England (Golf World, 2023).


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    Tarporley Road, Sandiway, Cheshire CW8 2ES

    +44 (0)1606 889 100

    Visit website

    Built around 1900 for Sir Aubrey Brocklebank and his wife Grace, Nunsmere Hall epitomises the splendour of gracious living.

    • Golf at this hotel:


    • Golf within 5 miles:

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    +44 (0)1829 733 838

    Visit website

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