Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX13 5NW
18 holes. Heathland course. Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.
The Red course is the original Frilford Heath layout, designed by J.H. Taylor (1908).
18-hole par-72 Blue Course (6728 yds); 18-hole par-69 Green course (6006 yds).
7 miles SW of Oxford
Leave M4 at Jtn 13. Follow A34 direction Oxford / Abingdon. After 16 miles leave A34 (Abingdon / Witney) and follow A415 direction Witney. After 2.4 miles turn R. at traffic lights by Shell garage and follow A388 direction Oxford. After o.6 miles golf is on your L.
Frilford Heath Golf Club (Red course): With 54-holes of golf on offer at Frilford Heath you are spoilt for choice. Many would argue the Red course, a classic heathland layout, designed by the great J.H.Taylor, gets the edge on the newer Blue course and the shorter Green course. There are no long carries over heather here, but the often gorse-lined fairways and excellent bunkering gives good form to the holes. There are no views as such from the course, and you may not feel your game is being severely tested, but the quality of maintenance and layout will ensure a very pleasant round here at one of Oxfordshire's best.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends. On a rotational basis, one of Frilford Heath's three courses is reserved for two-ball and foursomes play on any given day.
Booking in advance not essential, but worth checking ahead to ensure tee-time availability. Proof of handicap required.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].
Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.
The hotel recommended below has the reputation of being one of the UK's best dining destinations - Raymond Blanc's extraordinary cooking has received the highest accolades.
Great Milton, Oxfordshire OX44 7PD
+44 (0)1844 278 881Visit website
With parts dating back to the 13th century, the fabulous Manoir Aux Quat' Saisons is best described in the words of its owner : "Le Manoir aux Quat' Saisons is the fulfilment of a personal vision, a dream that one day I would create a hotel and restaurant where my guests would find perfection in food, comfort, service and welcome", Raymond Blanc (acknowledged as one of the world's finest chef's). For several years the restaurant has been awarded two Michelin stars.
Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2LN
+44 (0)870 400 8200Visit website
Oxford's leading hotel - the AA Five star Macdonald Randolph Hotel - is situated in the heart of the historic city of Oxford opposite the world famous Ashmolean Museum. Built in 1864 and recently refurbished, the hotel offers guests the highest level of comfort and service in a traditional and welcoming environment.
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