The Shire London

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The Shire London, Hertfordshire is a 27 hole club; 18 hole, par 72 (7028 yard) Seve Masters Course & the 9 hole Academy Course. A private, parkland golf course designed by Seve Ballesteros in 2007

Contact Information

St Albans Road, Hertfordshire, EN5 4RE United Kingdom

Tel: 020 8441 7649

Golf Pro: Lee Cox | Tel: 0208 440 4009

Website: http://www.theshirelondon.com
 

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  • Midweek Guide: £50 per round *
  • Weekend Guide: £65 per round *

Book online: with golfnow.co.uk

* Any prices shown are guide prices, please confirm with the course prior to booking.

Course Information:
27 holes | Par Seve Masters 72 | Seve Masters 7028 yards | Private | Parkland

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The Shire London Reviews & Information


Golfshake Rating

  4.71

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 267
Average Ratings
4.34 ... Overall Rating
4.43 ... The Course
4.31 ... Course Cond.
4.38 ... Facilities/Serv.
3.89 ... VFM
Addtional Ratings
4.22 ... Pace of play
4.47 ... Hospitality.
3.75 ... Prac. Facil.
4.16 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

267 ratings & 191 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 125 out of 2162.

HIGHLY RATED - 98% would play again or recommend

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Reviewed Oct 17 2020 by Dom S - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed Aug 12 2020 by Matt H - rated 5 out of 5

So so good

Each time play here I find I enjoy it more and more. The layout is really good and a fun quirky mixture of holes - obviously no 2 consecutive holes on each 9 are the same par so it keeps it interesting.

Place is also in unreal condition, nothing out of place and the green running the fastest I have ever seen them - a real defense for the course.
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Reviewed Jun 15 2020 by David H - rated 5 out of 5

Not for the weak minded

Seve master piece, this course is not for the weak minded. every hole is challenging and excellent course management is required as well as a straight tee shot!
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Reviewed Jun 13 2020 by David H - rated 5 out of 5

Not for the weak minded

Seve master piece, this course is not for the weak minded. every hole is challenging and excellent course management is required as well as a straight tee shot!
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Reviewed Jun 13 2020 by David H - rated 5 out of 5

Not for the weak minded

Seve master piece, this course is not for the weak minded. every hole is challenging and excellent course management is required as well as a straight tee shot!
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Reviewed Aug 9 2019 by Bill M - rated 5 out of 5

5 STAR course

5 star course
5 star facilities
5 star members of staff
The course is simply incredible, great test of golf

(Round played: Jul 2019 - Score: 108 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Aug 9 2019 by Daniel C - rated 5 out of 5

One to visit

Beautifully presented course throughout.
The staff are very caring and make you feel very welcome.

The Practice areas are also worth a visit, even the 9 hole academy course is too worth a visit.

(Round played: Jul 2019 - Score: 102 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Aug 7 2019 by Melvyn D - rated 5 out of 5

What a layout....

Second time I?ve played here and yet again I was in awe of
how good a test of golf this is and how great the holes are. As you?d
expect from a Severiano Ballesteros design you are thinking from tee until
the ball drops on each hole. 6 each of par 3s 4s and 5s also makes this a unique experience. What is evident is the design of the holes has a let
of the great mans favourite holes and courses....
A truly wonderful experience that was only tarnished slightly by the greens maintenance taking place even tho the greens still ran true and fast...the main disappointment was having to play the signature ?S? 18th hole to a temporary green that 30 mins later was back on the main green....
Still a great experience and one is like to partake in again.
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Reviewed Aug 1 2019 by Jim W - rated 5 out of 5

Hard golf

This course is an exceptional course extremely hard and water at every turn, you may need to bring a few extra balls, all in all though a score in the 80s round here is good golf.

(Round played: Jul 2019 - Score: 99 Handicap: 0)
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Reviewed Apr 30 2019 by Alan D - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed Jan 3 2019 by John O - rated 5 out of 5

the shire in heaven

The course was in excellent shape and a colleague of mine from Spain said it was up there with the best he had played.

Cannot wait to play in summer time.rating 9 out of 10.
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Reviewed Dec 31 2018 by Richard P - rated 5 out of 5

Fantastic

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Reviewed Nov 6 2018 by Mark H - rated 5 out of 5

Haven't seen anything like it in the UK

Lovely challenging course - very much requires a strategic approach to many of the holes. It had the feeling of a Spanish course at times, understandable given the background - but with lots (and lots) of water. Very enjoyable round.
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Reviewed Oct 25 2018 by Colchester - rated 5 out of 5
Played at the shire on the 18/10/18 on arrival the welcome was very friendly the four of us ordered the shire full English breakfast it arrived quickly and was cooked to perfection and a pretty good price
Out on the course we found it very interesting to play certainly not a course where you can just blast off the tee with the driver. The greens were having work carried out on them so difficult to comment on how they normally play but I wouldn’t mind questing that they get very fast overall every thing at the shire was presented very nicely all the staff were friendly and efficient I can’t comment on value for money as I fortunately didn’t pay
We all agreed that we would re visit next spring
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Reviewed Oct 24 2018 by Bradley - rated 5 out of 5

An absolute must llay

What a golf course. Booked for my dad’s birthday and always wanted to play it. Made the journey and was absolutely worth it. Hospitality was excellent, the pro’s were helpful and even gave us a discounted rate which was brilliant. Food was good too. Golf course was fantastic: layout, condition, everything. Challenging but fair, fairways absolutely immaculate considering the weather this year has destroyed most golf courses. Greens slopey but fair. Every hole has a challenge and designed perfectly by the GOAT. Love the fact the clubhouse has pictures and memorabilia everywhere. Really is a special place. An absolute must play.
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Reviewed Aug 4 2018 by Hiren P - rated 5 out of 5

Challenging courss

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Reviewed Jul 23 2018 by Malcolm O - rated 5 out of 5
Great golf course, a good test of skills. Lot of water yoneed lots of balls

(Round played: Jul 2018 - Score: 86 Handicap: )
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Reviewed May 10 2018 by Nik H - rated 5 out of 5
Have wanted to play The Shire for the past couple years after hearing nothing but good things & was not disappointed. The course was in excellent condition & definitely rewards the more adventurous Golfer!! The par 3 island green 1st is easily the hardest start to a round I've had & the other par 3's are up there with the best I've played. If you're in the area I'd definitely recommend trying for yourself.

(Round played: May 2018 - Score: 89 Handicap: 16)
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Reviewed Dec 11 2017 by Michael H - rated 5 out of 5
Loved the course, greens were amazing for this time of year. want to come back very soon.

(Round played: Nov 2017 - Score: 94 Handicap: 10.5)
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Reviewed Nov 8 2017 by Karl B - rated 5 out of 5

Great Course

I play here a lot it's a great course! Lots of water, lots of fun. The staff are friendly and helpful. I would recommend it to anyone who likes a challenge.

(Round played: Nov 2017 - Score: 95 Handicap: 18)
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