The Dorset Golf, Country Club & Resort

Bere Regis,

nr Poole, Dorset BH20 7NT

  • Office

    +44 (0)1929 472 244
  • Pro shop

    +44 (0)1929 472 244
  • Fax

    +44 (0)1929 471 294
  • Golf pro

    Scott Porter (PGA Head Professional)

About the course

  • The Course:

    27 holes. Heathland course. Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Rural countryside.

  • Designer:

    Martin Hawtree

SSS or slope

At the same location:

Above distances/ratings are based on the championship Lakeland/Parkland combination. The 9-hole par-33 Woodland-nine (2016 yds) is shorter than the other two nines.






How to get there:

14 miles W of Bournemouth

From the centre of Wareham take the Weymouth road (A352). After 1.2 miles (just after Worgret sign) turn R. direction Worgret Heath and East Dorset Golf Club. After 3.8 miles turn R. at Golf Club sign. Golf is o.4 miles on your R.

The Dorset Golf, Country Club & Resort (Lakeland/Parkland course)

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1991

The Dorset Golf, Country Club & Resort (Lakeland/Parkland course): Between Wareham and Bere Regis is a spectacular piece of heathland, best known as the location of the Bovington tank training ground. More recently the heathland has also become home to the Dorset Golf & Country Club, comprising the Lakeland/Parkland championship course, and the additional Woodland-nine.

Water is an ever-present danger on this testing Martin Hawtree layout, as are clusters of gorse bushes that also line the generous width fairways. Hawtree is renowned for his tricky clover shaped bunkers and large and deceptive undulating greens, which is what you will find here at The Dorset. Occasional signs of wear and tear on this popular and heavily played course do not detract from the layout's undoubted quality and interest.

Stay & Play at The Dorset: onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.

List of courses: England - South


Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance. Handicap required.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes: weekdays £54; weekends £59.

Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2021].

Other information

Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities


Did you know?

The Dorset Golf & Country Club was previously known as East Dorset Golf Club. There is competitively-priced on-site accommodation in the Dorset Golf Lodge.


  • The Dorset Golf Hotel4-star

    Hyde, Bere Regis, nr Poole, Dorset BH20 7NT.

    +44 (0)1929 472 244

    Visit website
    • Golf at this hotel:

      The Dorset

    • Golf within 5 miles:


    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Isle of Purbeck; Broadstone; Parkstone; Ferndown.

  • The Priory Hotel4-star

    Wareham, Dorset BH20 4ND

    +44 (0)1929 551 666

    Visit website

    One of the most sought after hotels in Dorset, The Priory in Wareham nestles on the bank of the River Frome on the edge of the Isle of Purbeck. The independently owned, boutique hotel offers a fine dining restaurant, and plenty of scope to relax, unwind and treat yourself.

    • Golf at this hotel:


    • Golf within 5 miles:


    • Golf within 20 miles:

      The Dorset; Isle of Purbeck; Broadstone; Parkstone; Ferndown.

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