Appleby Golf Club

  Price Guide: ££££ | HIGHLY RECOMMENDED   Book Tee Times 

Appleby Golf Club is renowned for offering the best, all year round, greens in Cumbria and the friendliness of the welcome to all.

Contact Information

Brackenber Moor, Appleby in Westmorland, Cumbria, CA16 6LP United Kingdom

Tel: 017683 51432

Website: http://www.applebygolfclub.co.uk

Contact/Secretary: Helen Swaby

Tee Time Information

Price Guide: ££££
  • Midweek Guide: £27.00 per round; £34.00 per day *
  • Weekend Guide: £34.00 per round; £40.00 per day *
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* Any prices shown are guide prices, please confirm with the course prior to booking.

Facilities & Visitor Information

Course Information: 18 holes | Par 68 | 5993 yards | Private | Moorland

Facilities: Driving range, Golf buggies for hire, Golf pro shop, Changing rooms, Golf clubhouse, Bar, Food available, Available for functions, golf course.

Visitors: Visitors welcome each day. Restricted availability at weekends.

Location: From N.East take Appleby exit from A66 and follow signs. From West proceed through the town of Appleby until roundabout, keep left and follow signs.

Designed by: Willie Fernie

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Appleby Golf Club Reviews & Information

Golfshake Rating

  4.44

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 35
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4.37 ... Overall Rating
4.56 ... The Course
4.29 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.24 ... VFM
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35 ratings from Golfshake members - Ranked 439 out of 1932.

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What the club says: Appleby Golf Club is situated two miles east of the town centre just off the A66. The club enjoys a golfing history dating back to 1894 when the game was played on the Minsceugh just outside the town. In 1903 the club was reformed on its present location on the Brackenber Moor. The Open Champion Willie Fernie of Troon laid out the course using the natural contours of the moor with short heathery rough and bracken to provide a challenging and spectacular course described as "Gleneagles in the raw". His creation is undeniably testing, as the 5998-yard par 68 (SSS 70) course contains no par 5's but some long challenging par 4's.

Appleby Golf Club is renowned for offering the best, all year round, greens in Cumbria and the friendliness of the welcome to all.

England Golf Central says "Appleby is a well drained moorland course which provides links like conditions and is well known for a wide variety of holes and several testing par 4s with outstanding views of the Pennines, Howgills and Lake District mountains". Described as "a hidden gem and excellent value".
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Gary Wolstenholme, most capped player in amateur golf, says "Appleby is one of his favourite courses with excellent views of the Lakeland hills, some great holes and fabulous turf. Well worth the drive there."

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Most Helpful Review

Great course rude staff

Me and my brother drove from grange over sands to play a round of golf(1 1/2 hrs) on arrival we were told by the professional in the shop that we were late and holding up the course. There were 2 lady golfers who said the were happy for us to play through. As I went back in to get 2 score cards he said in a sharp voice "what are you doing hurry up". Never have I been told off for being late for golf. It's not like we were late 3 minutes to be precise. The golf course is a great course and a very good set up. Would return and play. It after the rude gentleman i won't be rushing. - Sep 4 2017


Golfshake Team Review

Appleby is a quirky course and it may be quite confusing as to why there are electric fences around the greens, but don't let that put you off. The course offers a fantastic challenge, as well as some of the best greens in the county. The par 3 15th is definitely one to look out for. You definitely won't have played a par 3 like it before. Finally, the food is absolutely outstanding and offers the best Full English breakfast in Cumbria and if not England. - Jul 26 2016


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Ben C rated 4 out of 5 - Sep 25 2017

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Grange over sands rated 3 out of 5 - Sep 4 2017

Great course rude staff
Me and my brother drove from grange over sands to play a round of golf(1 1/2 hrs) on arrival we were told by the professional in the shop that we were late and holding up the course. There were 2 lady golfers who said the were happy for us to play through. As I went back in to get 2 score cards he said in a sharp voice "what are you doing hurry up". Never have I been told off for being late for golf. It's not like we were late 3 minutes to be precise. The golf course is a great course and a very good set up. Would return and play. It after the rude gentleman i won't be rushing.
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John S rated 3 out of 5 - Aug 18 2017

great views
played this course before and never get tired the experience. Its well worth giving it a try

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Matt S rated 5 out of 5 - May 5 2017


Lovely course with great views.
Always enjoy playing even when having an off day.
Plenty of wildlife to see too.

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David S rated 2 out of 5 - Apr 21 2017

Amazing course with incredible greens.
Staff unhelpful - green keeper just carried on regardless of our game and the pro just laughed it off when I complained.
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