Chester Rd, Sandiway,
nr Northwich, Cheshire CW8 2DJ
18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
Woodland and open countryside.
Originally designed by Ted Ray (1920). Later improvements made by Harry Colt (1925). The existing 2nd, 3rd and 4th holes were designed by Fred Hawtree (1955) when the original 2nd and 3rd were lost to a road widening project.
15 miles E of Chester
LEAVING THE M6 MOTORWAY AT EXIT 18 : follow the A54 direction Middlewich. In Middlewich take the A533 direction Northwich. After approx 4.5 miles take the A566 direction Chester. After approx 3 miles on A566 Sandiway GC is on your left. LEAVING THE M6 MOTORWAY AT EXIT 19 : follow the A556 direction Chester. After approx 9 miles Sandiway GC is on your left.
Sandiway Golf Club: Located in the heart of Cheshire, the wooded heathland layout at Sandiway is one of those wonderfully old, established, classic English courses that will challenge and delight the visiting golfer in equal measure. Sometimes described as `The Wentworth of the North' it is certainly a jewel in the Cheshire golfing crown (together with its near neighbour, Delamere Forest GC). Sandiway's pleasantly undulating and relatively generous fairways are lined with plenty of oak, beech and birch. A few blind tee shots, some elevated greens and others tucked down in hollows ensures a constant variety of golfing challenges on the course. The picturesque back-nine offers unrivalled views of Petty Pool, an old Cheshire mere (small lake), which forms a beautiful backdrop, particularly on the 11th and 12th holes. Although small by modern standards, the greens are generally of excellent quality, as you'd expect of a course that regularly hosts all manner of top-level amateur tournaments. The only thing likely to disturb your concentration here at Sandiway is the constant chatter of the abundant local birdlife.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.
Must book in advance. Handicap required.
Cash or UK cheque only. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].
Players generally walk this course.
Sandiway has hosted many top level competitions, including qualifying events for the Open Championship, the Girls' British Open Championship, the PGA Club Professionals' Championship and a number of Cheshire and Northern County Championships.
Tarporley Road, Sandiway, Cheshire CW8 2ES
+44 (0)1606 889 100Visit website
Built around 1900 for Sir Aubrey Brocklebank and his wife Grace, Nunsmere Hall epitomises the splendour of gracious living.
Sandiway; Delamere Forest; Portal (Championship and Premier courses)
50 High Street, Tarporley, Cheshire CW6 0AG
+44 (0)1829 733 838Visit website
Dating back to the 16th century, the Swan is located in the middle of the village of Tarporley.
Portal (Championship and Premier courses)
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