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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

About the course

  • The Course:

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

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland.

  • Designer:

    Herbert Fowler

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6348
6101
5524
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
71
70
72

Location

Latitude:

53.226648

Longitude:

-2.658842

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 forest setting and plenty of tree-lined fairways. However, what you will get 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 some longish carries from some tees; it also ensures the leg muscles will receive a healthy stretch, 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.

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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance. Handicap required.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes: weekdays £55; weekends £70.

Cash or UK cheque only. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2019].

Other information

Players generally walk this course.

Practice facilities

Limited

Did you know?

The club was founded in 1910, reputedly in a hunting field, and the 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. In May the rhododendrons bring a big splash of extra colour to the course.

Published ranking

2019 Golf World Rating: 70th best course in England.

Where2Stay

  • Nunsmere Hall4-star

    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:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Sandiway; Delamere Forest; Portal (Championship and Premier courses)

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Carden Park

  • The Swan3-star

    50 High Street, Tarporley, Cheshire CW6 0AG

    +44 (0)1829 733 838

    Visit website

    Dating back to the 16th century, the Swan is located in the middle of the village of Tarporley.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Portal (Championship and Premier courses)

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Delamere Forest, Sandiway, Carden Park (Nicklaus and Cheshire courses).

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