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Hawkstone Park Hotel & Golf


Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY4 5UY

  • Office

    +44 (0)1948 841 700
  • Pro shop

    +44 (0)1939 200 611
  • Fax

    +44 (0)1939 200 311
  • Golf pro

    Frank Kiddie (Head Golf Professional)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Rural countryside.

  • Designer:

    Brian Huggett
SSS or slope

At the same location:

18-hole par-72 Hawkstone course (6491 yards). 6-hole par-3 Academy course (729 yards).






How to get there:

13 miles N of Shrewsbury / 28 mi SE of Chester.

From Shrewsbury take the A49 north, direction Whitchurch. After 11.6 miles turn right off the A49, direction Hawkstone Park and Follies. After o.5 miles turn left (after Church) direction Hawkstone Park Hotel. Golf and Hotel are 400 yards straight ahead.

Hawkstone Park Hotel & Golf (Championship course)

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.

Est. 1995

Hawkstone Park Hotel & Golf (Championship course): Of the two 18-hole layouts here at Hawkstone Park, the Championship (formerly Windmill) course has a more modern and open feel compared to its older sibling, the Hawkstone course. Brian Huggett's design incorporates good use of earthmounding, solid bunkering and good-sized lake on the back-nine to present plenty of golfing challenges. A not overly dense line of silver birch trees separate the fairways on the relatively compact front-nine. There are pleasant views from the higher elevations of the course, especially across to the mountains, deep inside Wales. Alongside the 16th green you will also see a disused windmill, from which the original course name was taken. Hawkstone Park offers two enjoyable and excellent value golf courses, although this can also translate into busy weekends and inevitably slow rounds.
List of courses: England - Central
  • Photo of Hawkstone Park Hotel & Golf (Championship course)
  • Photo of Hawkstone Park Hotel & Golf (Championship course)
  • Photo of Hawkstone Park Hotel & Golf (Championship course)
  • Photo of Hawkstone Park Hotel & Golf (Championship course)
  • Photo of Hawkstone Park Hotel & Golf (Championship course)
  • Photo of Hawkstone Park Hotel & Golf (Championship course)
  • Photo of Hawkstone Park Hotel & Golf (Championship course)
  • Photo of Hawkstone Park Hotel & Golf (Championship course)
  • Photo of Hawkstone Park Hotel & Golf (Championship course)
  • Photo of Hawkstone Park Hotel & Golf (Championship course)


Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance. Handicap required.

Green fees

Contact Hotel or Pro Shop for green fee details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc.

Other information

Players generally walk this course.

Practice facilities


Did you know?

Hawkstone Park, the setting for the two championship golf courses, is a well-known historical park with hidden pathways, concealed grottos, secret tunnels and a remarkable collection of follies. The golf club here has strong associations with one of Scotland's greatest golfers, Sandy Lyle. This is where he spent his formative golfing years, with his father Alex, the club professional. Hawkstone's purpose built Golf Centre is housed in an impressive new clubhouse, while 66-rooms of on-site accommodation are available in the Hawkstone Park Hotel, which was expanded from a travellers' inn that dates back to 1790.

Published ranking

2019 Golf World rating: 83rd best Stay&Play golf resort in Britain & Ireland.


  • Hawkstone Park Hotel3-star

    Weston-under-Redcastle, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY4 5UY

    +44 (0)1939 200 611

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