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Stratford-on-Avon Golf Club

Tiddington Road,

Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire CV37 7BA

  • Office

    +44 (0)1789 205 749
  • Pro shop

    +44 (0)1789 205 677
  • Golf pro

    Julian Dodsworth (Golf Professional)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Open & tree-lined parkland. Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland, rural countryside and limited residential.

  • Designer:

    Course designed by J.H. Taylor and Fred Hawtree (1924), coincident with Club's move to this location.

SSS or slope






How to get there:

1 mi E of Stratford-upon-Avon / 27 mi SE of Birmingham.

Stratford-on-Avon Golf Club

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

Est. 1894

Stratford-on-Avon Golf Club: whether you'd call you golf game a "Comedy of Errors", "Much Ado About Nothing" or "As You Like It", it will probably be a case of "All's Well That Ends Well", if you tee it up at the delightful Stratford-on-Avon Golf Club.

Spaciously laid out on flat terrain a mile or so outside William Shakespeare's home town, this pleasantly tree-lined course offers a relatively easy-going and enjoyable round. The view across the course from the par-4 4th green, gives you a good impression of the general flatness of the course, although it's a layout with plenty to keep golfers of all abilities fully absorbed.

Square-cut tee boxes align you to the good-width fairways, which are usually flanked by neatly trimmed trees, both large and small. Water makes two very brief appearances, alongside the greens at the par-4 5th and par-5 12th. As you stand on the tee, it is small "frog-eye" bunkers that stare back at you from the fairways ... especially on the closing four-hole stretch, which includes three par-5s and three sets of cross-bunkers.

The excellent quality greens are a joy to putt on ... subtly sloping, rather than roller-coaster, with some two-tier greens in the mix. There's not too much to look onto beyond the course ... a pleasant mix of woodland and open countryside, and a few stretches with good-size unobtrusive homes.

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Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays; no outside visitors on weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes (Mon-Fri): £50.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire (if pre-booked).

Practice facilities


Did you know?

Samuel Ryder (1858-1936), the man who gave his name to golf's most famous team competition, was both a member and Captain of Stratford-on-Avon Golf Club. Ryder loved Shakespeare, which brought him to Stratford-upon-Avon, where Shakespeare was born and where is plays are staged throughout the year. Ryder joined Stratford-on-Avon Golf Club as a country member in 1927. In 1928 he was elected Vice President and in 1929 he became Captain of the Club, serving two years.


  • Crowne Plaza Stratford-upon-Avon4-star

    Bridgefoot, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire CV37 6YR.

    +44 (0)1789 279 988

    Visit website

    This modern excellently appointed 4-star hotel is located within easy walking distance of the River Avon, Stratford-upon-Avon town centre and the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. The hotel's facilities include a restaurant, bar, indoor pool, fitness centre and meeting business centre services.

    • Golf at this hotel:


    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Stratford-on-Avon; Welcome Hotel.

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      The Warwickshire; Coventry; Copt Heath.

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