Photo of Furness Golf Club (Old Links)

Furness Golf Club (Old Links)

Central Drive, Walney Island,

Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria LA14 3LN

  • Office

    +44 (0)1229 471 232

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Seaside links. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Coastal duneland.

SSS or slope






How to get there:

1.5 mi W of central Barrow-in-Furness.

Located on the west coast of Walney Island, which is joined to the mainland at Barrow-in-Furness by the Jubilee Bridge (A590).

Furness Golf Club (Old Links)

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

Est. 1872

Furness Golf Club (Old Links): founded in 1872, Furness is England's third oldest links course, behind Royal North Devon (Westward Ho!) and Royal Liverpool (Hoylake), and the country's sixth oldest golf course.

Located on Walney Island at the end of the Furness Peninsula, the layout offers a scenic backdrop of the Lakeland hills and views across the Irish Sea; the distant Isle of Man is in view on clear days. A true links experience on one of the hidden links gems of the North West of England.

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  • Photo of Furness Golf Club (Old Links)
  • Photo of Furness Golf Club (Old Links)
  • Photo of Furness Golf Club (Old Links)
  • Photo of Furness Golf Club (Old Links)
  • Photo of Furness Golf Club (Old Links)
  • Photo of Furness Golf Club (Old Links)
  • Photo of Furness Golf Club (Old Links)
  • Photo of Furness Golf Club (Old Links)
  • Photo of Furness Golf Club (Old Links)
  • Photo of Furness Golf Club (Old Links)
  • Photo of Furness Golf Club (Old Links)


Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance. Handicap required.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (April thru' Oct): £35 (all days).

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, day tickets, etc. [Last updated: 2022].

Did you know?

Furness Golf Club is located on Walney Island, which forms part of the historic town of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria. The island is separated from the mainland by the Walney Channel, which is spanned by the Jubilee Bridge. There is evidence dating back to 10,000 BC of late-neolithic inhabitants amongst the island's sand dunes. Later in its history, the island was inhabited by Norse settlers (Vikings).

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