Stapleford Park Country House Hotel & Sporting Estate


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Stapleford Park Country House Hotel & Sporting Estate Est. 2001

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Stapleford Park Country House Hotel & Sporting Estate: Few Stay & Play locations in Britain and Ireland match the tranquillity, comfort and service provided at Stapleford Park. Here is a sporting estate that sits easily alongside the likes of Loch Lomond, Skibo Castle and Mount Juliet. The stately home, around which the golf course journeys, is quite superb, full of history and not encumbered by any modern extensions or annexes. Donald Steel's well crafted course provides an enjoyable and testing outing for golfers of all abilities. The opening holes occupy the flattest terrain in this expansive area of predominantly open parkland. On a roaming, U-shaped out and back layout, the outward front-nine holes are often flanked by an inward back-nine hole, with plenty of space (and long uncompromising grassy rough) between the two. Quiet, rolling, rural countryside and water meadows like Constable paintings surround the course, while several holes are crossed at various points by the meandering River Eye. Stout, centuries old oaks break up the gently undulating, open landscape, and occasionally become integral to the play of the hole, as at the dog-legging par-5 15th. The only dwellings you'll see are the clubhouse and the stately home, which feature at the beginning and end of your round. Holes like the short par-4 8th and downhill par-4 10th require precise course management, while many others allow you to give full vent to your driver as you take aim at the generally good-width fairways. A classic English countryside/parkland course set in a beautiful and peaceful country estate.

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Stapleford Park Country House Hotel & Sporting Estate
Stapleford,
nr Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire LE14 2EF
England
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Office   +44 (0)1572 787 000
Pro Shop  
Fax

  +44 (0)1572 787 001

Email   reservations@stapleford.co.uk
Website   www.staplefordpark.com
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Open parkland.
Gently undulating terrain - no effort to walk.
 
Surroundings: Woodland and open countryside.
 
Designer: Donald Steel
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6944 6465 5852
Par 73 73 73
SSS or Slope 73 72 74
 
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How2Get There?

23 miles SE of Nottingham / 5 miles E of Melton Mowbray.
From the Leicestershire market town of Melton Mowbray, head east on the B676, direction Colsterworth. After 4 miles turn right (just before the village of Saxby) and follow signs to Stapleford Park.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee: 18-holes £60; day ticket £75 (all days). [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Walking permitted at all times.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

Stapleford Park is the venue for the European Seniors Tour Handa Senior Masters presented by the Stapleford Forum. For more details see Top Golf Tournaments at Stapleford Park Golf Club.
The stunning stately home and estate of Stapleford Park dates back to the Norman Conquest. From 1402 it remained in the Sherard family (later to become the Earls of Harborough) for the next 484 years. Retaining its original elegance and character, Stapleford Park now provides sports and health opportunities fit for a king.

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Location

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Latitude: (52.753672)
Longitude: (-0.799459)
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Stapleford Park Country House Hotel & Sporting Estate 5-star
Stapleford, nr Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire LE14 2EF
+44 (0)1572 787 000
www.stapelfordpark.com

Surrounded by 500 acres of Capability Brown landscaped grounds, Stapleford Park is the perfect country estate. Royalty were entertained here and the tradition of country house hospitality and English sporting pursuits continues right up to the present day. In the beautiful, historic House guests enjoy an award-winning level of comfort and service. Stapleford Park is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World, and one of the Top 200 hotels in the UK (AA 4-red stars for accommodation; 2 AA Rosettes for cuisine).

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