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Painswick Golf Club

Golf Course Road,

Painswick, Gloucestershire GL6 6TL

  • Office

    +44 (0)1452 812 615
  • Pro shop

    +44 (0)1452 812 615

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes.

  • Designer:

    David Brown

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
4831
4572
4298
Par
67
67
66
SSS or slope
64
63
65

Location

Latitude:

51.797884

Longitude:

-2.190594

How to get there:

4 mi N of Stroud / 35 mi NE of Bristol.

Painswick Golf Club

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

Est. 1891

Painswick Golf Club: whether the celebrated local writer Laurie Lee ever played golf at Painswick (he grew-up in the neighbouring village of Slad) is not known ... at least, not to this writer! That said, if you want to get a feel for the local area, his much-loved book "Cider with Rosie" is a must read. And the golf course at Painswick is a must play ... especially if you share the great Peter Thomson's belief that the essence of golf lies not in meticulously manicured fairways, greens and bunkers, but in the game "as a cross-country adventure."

Here at Painswick the layout is wonderfully scenic and at times rather quirky. Five holes are played through the site of an ancient Iron Age hilltop fort, while others occupy more wooded settings. Definitely a course that will appeal to your sense of "adventure".

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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season: weekdays £15; Sundays £20.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2020].

Did you know?

Painswick's neighbouring village of Slad, is home to a much revered English poet, novelist and screenwriter, the great Laurie Lee (1914-1997). His childhood, growing up in Slad, is beautifully documented in his seminal work "Cider with Rosie". Lee's life story continues in "As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning", and "A Moment of War" ... this semi-autobiographical trilogy provides three unforgettable reads.

Published ranking

England: 91st best course in England (Golf World, 2021).

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