Aberdovey Golf Club

Station Rd,

Aberdovey, Gwynedd LL35 0RT

  • Office

    +44 (0)1654 767 493
  • Pro shop

    +44 (0)1654 767 602
  • Fax

    +44 (0)1654 767 027
  • Golf pro

    Andy Humphreys (PGA, Head Professional)
  • Academy

    Mid Wales Golf Academy

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Seaside links. Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Coastal duneland.

  • Designer:

    Original layout by James Braid & Herbert Fowler (1892). Later modifications by Harry Colt (1910).

SSS or slope






How to get there:

35 miles (by road) N of Aberystwyth

Take the A493 heading north from Aberdyfi. After o.5 miles, just outside the town, golf is on your left.

Aberdovey Golf Club

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

Est. 1892

Aberdovey Golf Club: On the north side of Aberdyfi (Aberdovey) is one of Wales' top links golf courses. The layout is bordered by a natural ribbon of dunes and a railway line; the clubhouse sits right alongside the railway station.

Sheep and cattle still graze on the course, kept off the greens by electrified fencing. The excellent greens are relativey flat, like most of the course, and usually protected by well-placed bunkers to left and right. The 288-yard par-4 16th perhaps epitomises Aberdovey; its not a long hole by any means, but one that requires careful shot-making, lest you pull your drive onto the railway line to the left.

Although sea views onto Cardigan Bay are relatively few (you stay behind the dunes most of the time) the simple charms of Aberdovey will unfurl as you relax into these peaceful and wonderfully natural golf links.

List of courses: Wales - North


Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance. Handicap required.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (April thru' mid-Oct): Sun-Fri £90; Sat £100.

Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2023].

Other information

Soft spikes only. Players generally walk this course.

Practice facilities


Did you know?

Bernard Darwin, prolific golf writer and for many years golf correspondent for The Times, was a former Captain and President of Aberdovey Golf Club.

Published ranking

Wales' 4th best course (Golf World, 2023).
Britain & Ireland's 78th best course (Golf World, 2024).


  • Trefeddian HotelAA 3-star

    Aberdovey (Aberdyfi), Wales LL35 0SB

    +44 (0)1654 767 213

    Visit website

    The Trefeddian Hotel is an independent, family run hotel situated 1/2 a mile outside of Aberdovey on the A493 in the south of the Snowdonia National Park. Many of its 59 rooms have unrivalled south facing views over Cardigan Bay.

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  • Belle Vue Royal Hotel3-star

    Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 2BA

    +44 (0)1970 617 558

    Visit website

    Excellent quality 3-star hotel located on the sea front in Aberystwyth and providing wonderful views onto Cardigan Bay.

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    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Borth & Ynyslas; Aberdovey (35 miles).

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