Cottage Lane, Gayton,
Heswall, Wirral CH60 8PB
18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
Seaside (River Dee estuary) and rural countryside.
10 miles SW of Liverpool
From M53 take exit 4 (Bebington / Neston) and follow A5137 direction Heswall. After 3.1 miles, at roundabout with A540, follow signs to Gayton and Heswall GC.
Heswall Golf Club: There are few golf clubs that can boast such panoramic and commanding views from the clubhouse and 1st tee, than Heswall. The Dee estuary and the North Wales coast are a stunning sight from this peaceful stretch of the Wirral peninsula, all supposing that the wind is not blowing flat out (as it sometimes can do in these parts).
The opening holes take you down towards the estuary. By the time you reach the long par-3 4th you will be directly alongside the expansive marshland that stretches away to eventually link-up with the water's edge. Holes 5, 6, 7, 8 and 14 are also played on this lower level, down by the waterside, but don't expect sand dunes and a links style course here at Heswall.
On this well-maintained layout, the gentle slopes and predominantly parkland-style holes are defined by small birch and fir trees separating the fairways. A few small, deep ponds also come into the reckoning, guarding the approaches to two or three greens.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.
Must book in advance. Proof of handicap may be requested.
Cash or UK cheque only. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].
Players generally walk this course.
Heswall Golf Club was founded in 1902, and from the outset was designed as an 18 hole course. It has been altered and extended on many occasions. Its original length of 5115 yards was increased to 5889 yards in 1957. In 2006 it grew to its current length of 6882 yards today.
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