The Oxfordshire Golf Resort, Hotel & Spa

4+ (4 gold): one of our top-rated 4-star courses, worthy of 4½ stars.
   The Oxfordshire Golf Resort, Hotel & Spa Est. 1993

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The Oxfordshire Golf Resort, Hotel & Spa: This excellent links-style layout and Stay&Play venue is set in the rolling Chiltern Hills just outside the historic university town of Oxford. The course was the first designed in Britain by the world-renowned American architect Rees Jones.

On this open, undulating and modern links-style course, 135 fairway and greenside bunkers threaten in a variety of shapes and sizes. Four strategically located lakes and plenty of wispy hole-lining rough complement the bunkering to create an always exciting and challenging golf course. When the wind blows you'll get a real sense of seaside links golf, just the sea is missing.

Epitomising the Oxfordshire's challenges is the signature 599-yard par-5 17th. The hole is dangerously wrapped around one of the lakes, bringing water and a profusion of bunkering into play on each shot. With the natural beauty of rural countryside all around, The Oxfordshire clearly deserves the many accolades it has received since its arrival in 1993.

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Making Contact

The Oxfordshire Golf Resort, Hotel & Spa
Rycote Lane, Milton Common,
nr Thame, Oxfordshire OX9 2PU
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Office   +44 (0)1844 278 300
Pro Shop   +44 (0)1844 278 505

  +44 (0)1844 278 003

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Golf Pro
Justin Barnes (Director of Golf).
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Links-style.
Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
Surroundings: Rural countryside.
Designer: Rees Jones
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7187 6270 5587
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 75 71 73
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How2Get There?

10 miles E of Oxford
Heading north on the M40 motorway, about 8 miles south-east of Oxford, take exit 7 and follow the A329 (Rycote Lane) direction Thame/Aylesbury. After approx 1.5 miles golf entrance is on your right. Heading south on the M40, take exit 8A and follow the A418 then A40 (London Rd) to the A329 Rycote Lane (heading south you cannot leave the M40 at exit 7).

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (April thru' Oct): weekdays £100; weekends £120. [Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance. Handicap required.
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Other Information
Walking permitted at all times. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities
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Did you know?

The Oxfordshire was designed by Rees Jones, whose legendary father Robert Trent Jones Snr was also a prolific course designer, but one who did a surprisingly limited amount of design work in the UK and Ireland. | The Oxfordshire has hosted several top-quality tournaments, not least the European Tour's Benson & Hedges International Open (see our Encyclopaedia of Golf >Tournaments >by Venue >Oxfordshire). | A member of the Leaderboard Golf group of courses, which includes: Chart Hills (Kent), Dale Hill (East Sussex), The Oxfordshire (Oxon), Sandford Springs (Hants) and Leaderboard Golf Centre (Reading, Berks).

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Latitude: (51.732504)
Longitude: (-1.020870)
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The Oxfordshire Golf Resort, Hotel & Spa 
Rycote Lane, Milton Common, Thame, Oxfordshire OX9 2PU.
+44 (0)1844 278 300

Beautiful views. Superb leisure facilities. A championship golf course. Easy striking range of the stunning city of Oxford. With all these attributes, it is unsurprising that the Oxfordshire golf resort, hotel and spa is considered to be a gem in the heart of England.

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Le Manoir Aux Quat' Saisons 5-star
Great Milton, Oxfordshire OX44 7PD
+44 (0)1844 278 881

With parts dating back to the 13th century, the fabulous Manoir Aux Quat' Saisons is best described in the words of its owner : "Le Manoir aux Quat' Saisons is the fulfilment of a personal vision, a dream that one day I would create a hotel and restaurant where my guests would find perfection in food, comfort, service and welcome", Raymond Blanc (acknowledged as one of the world's finest chef's). For several years the restaurant has been awarded two Michelin stars.

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