Vale of Llangollen Golf Club

Holyhead Rd,

Llangollen, Denbighshire LL20 7PR

  • Office

    +44 (0)1978 860 906
  • Pro shop

    +44 (0)1978 860 040
  • Fax

    +44 (0)1978 869 165
  • Golf pro

    Matthew Davies (Head Golf Professional)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Riverside (River Dee) and rural countryside.

  • Designer:


SSS or slope






How to get there:

23 miles SW of Chester

Located 1.5 miles to the east of Llangollen on the A5.

Vale of Llangollen Golf Club

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

Est. 1908

Vale of Llangollen Golf Club: Nestling on the banks of the River Dee and overlooked by the ancient fortress of Dinas Bran, the Vale of Llangollen's manicured fairways and usually excellent greens attract golfers from far and wide. Together with Llanymynech (15 miles to the south) this is another challenging and very scenic golf course on the English-Welsh border.

Whereas Llanymynech is located up on the hills, the Vale of Llangollen is situated in the valley floor alongside the beautiful River Dee, overlooked by the glorious hills of the Welsh borders. Some holes are strongly tree-lined, others less so, providing an invitingly open area into which to drive those tee-shots.

Pick of the holes: the river holes, the long par-4 9th, short par-5 15th and par-4 16th are the highlight of the round, with the 9th perhaps being the most memorable. Not only is the course popular with visiting golfers, but it has also hosted many County, Professional and Welsh Amateur events.

List of courses: Wales - North


Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Contact club for green fee details.

Other information

Players generally walk this course.

Did you know?

Located on the River Dee, very close to the England-Wales border, millions of people know Llangollen as the home of the International Music Eisteddfod held in July every year. It is also known for white water canoeing championships, its steam railway and horse drawn canal cruises over the world heritage Pontcysllte viaduct, as well as superb salmon and grayling fishing in the River Dee.

Published ranking

Wales' 36th best course (Golf World, 2023).


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    Berwyn Road, Llangollen, Denbighshire

    +44 (0)870 832 9930

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    Combining the traditional charm and comfort of the original 19th century building with the chic, contemporary luxury of a new wing, the Wild Pheasant Hotel is situated in magnificent scenery in the Vale of Llangollen.

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    +44 (0)1978 860 331

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    For over 40 years the Bryn Howel has been renowned for attention to detail and a personal service that ensures a warm welcome and a memorable stay. As one of the area's premier hotels and restaurants, Bryn Howel is both popular with locals and visitors alike.

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