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Bedford and County Golf Club

Price Guide: ££££ | HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Course Information

Bedford and County Golf Club, Bedfordshire is an 18 hole, Par 70 (6420 yard), private, parkland golf course.

18 holes | Par 70 | 6420 yards | Private | Parkland

Driving rangeBuggy HireGolf shop Changing roomsClubhouse BarFood Function Room Hire Handicap required


Tee Time Information

Midweek Guide: £34.00 per round *

Weekend Guide: visitors with members only *

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


Visitor Information

see www.bandcgc.co.uk

  • Societies Accepted to Play
  • Society Deals Available
  • 7 Day Membership Available
  • 5 Day Membership Available

Restrictions: Maximum Handicap 28


Contact Information

Address: Green Lane, Clapham, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK41 6ET United Kingdom

Tel: 01234 352617

Golf Pro: Steve Vinnicombe | Tel: 01234 352617

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

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Bedford and County Golf Club Reviews & Information


Golfshake Rating

  4.3

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 66
Average Ratings
4.26 ... Overall Rating
4.17 ... The Course
4.00 ... Course Cond.
4.20 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.05 ... VFM
Addtional Ratings
3.88 ... Pace of play
4.35 ... Hospitality.
3.13 ... Prac. Facil.
3.94 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

66 ratings & 38 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 752 out of 2183.

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Reviewed Jul 7 2020 by Phil D - rated 5 out of 5

Another great course

Played here a few times now and found it to be a very nice undulating course with some testing holes. Conditions are excellent and the welcoming hut can be visited twice on your round for tasty snacks and drinks
We will return
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Reviewed Aug 26 2019 by Robert H - rated 5 out of 5
Great half way house, ice cream on a very hot day
Greens a great and the rough is fair
Speed of play was good
Buggies are available

(Round played: Aug 2019 - Score: 87 Handicap: 13)
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Reviewed Oct 15 2017 by Terry S - rated 5 out of 5

Little Gem

This course is so tucked away that it seems like a hidden gem especially as two times visited it seems reasonably quiet.
Great course conditions and a friendly welcome. Open fairways give the chance to really open up the shoulders.

(Round played: Oct 2017 - Score: 116 Handicap: 26.6)
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Reviewed Sep 15 2017 by Ray - rated 5 out of 5

Class Above

Myself and 3 friends played Beds and County yesterday, it was a really enjoyable experience. The fairways are in fantastic condition, and the greens rolled well, they have recently done some work on them but they still played well. I did find myself in 5 bunkers on the way round and they were excellent to say the least. This is my favorite of all the courses around Bedford.
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Reviewed Aug 17 2017 by Roy J - rated 5 out of 5
Fantastic though Busy course, I played on a Friday afternoon and it was very busy,I played in a two ball though had to start on the 11th. we got held up for the last 8 holes due to very slow play from 2 golfers that did not think to let players through. overall a great experience with some fantastic holes, quite a tight course so you had to think your way around, I think I only got the driver out twice. only downside was the state of the bunkers. terrible sand and most were filled with water.

(Round played: Aug 2017 - Score: 107 Handicap: 0)
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Reviewed Jul 3 2017 by Terry G - rated 4 out of 5
Played in the Bedfordshire County Senior Championships, and the greens had been set up at 10.0 on the stimp meter. They were very fast, but running steadily and true. Avoided the bunkers, but they looked like they have done some improvements since I last played the course. Tees and fairways were all good, and with not much of a breeze, we all should ahve been scoring quite well. Food was very good, and all in all we were well looked after.

(Round played: Jul 2017 - Score: 81 Handicap: 8.9)
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Reviewed Apr 9 2017 by Ollie, Bedford - rated 5 out of 5
Course played really well, fairways well kept and greens very very true and a good pace. A little congested on back nine due to number of players on course but still a good pace of play. only complaint would be most of the par 3's were teeing off of mats when the grass tees looked in good condition.
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Reviewed Oct 9 2015 by Paul W - rated 4 out of 5
This is a nice mature course, not hugely difficult but certainly with some challenging holes. It is hilly in parts with some very steep up and down fairways. Unfortunately there are at least two crossover points where it is necessary to give way to other players on other holes, and some of the fairways are quite close to each other such that you need to be keeping a watchful eye out on what's going on around you. This is something that I, personally, feels detracts from a golf course and is the reason why I'm only giving this course a 'Good' score. Other than that the club is very organised and claims a full range of coaching facilities. The club house is excellent and the pint of Dunbar I had had been kept well in the cellar. Of particular note is that fact that person who served me at the bar actually emptied my crisps into a bowl before giving me them - something so rare I can't remember the last time it happened to me: impressive!

(Round played: Oct 2015 - Score: 93 Handicap: 20.1)
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Reviewed Jul 28 2015 by Adrian F - rated 5 out of 5
Very nice golf course in great condition.
Greens were superb and pretty quick. Some very testing holes off the back tees in dreadful weather especially the 10th and 15th( 1 of the hardest par 4's you can play IMHO)
one or two quite hilly parts but overall fairly easy walking.
Staff were very friendly.

(Round played: Jul 2015 - Score: 91 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Oct 6 2014 by Dale F - rated 4 out of 5
The course was wet but the greens fast. No water hazards, but plenty of others.
Some great looking holes and plenty to keep you thinking. Will be playing again if I get the chance.

(Round played: Oct 2014 - Score: 94 Handicap: 26.8)
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Reviewed Sep 18 2013 by Terry G - rated 3 out of 5
A local course for me, so I get to play a number of times each year, and I'm always happy to play here.

The course is generally in good condition, although there were a number of hole closures over the winter months. Greens are invariably quite fast, even when it is, or has been raining. There can also be some quite tricky pin positions on slopey greens (15, 17 and 18 are good examples). Fairways are reasonably generous, so not too narrow for those of us who are not always arrow straight off the tee. Bunkers are not the best, but let's face it they are 'hazards', so try to avoid them.

Clubhouse services are good, but we were guests of Bedfordshire County Golf, so possibly we were looked after better than usual.

(Round played: Sep 2013 - Score: 86 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Dec 16 2012 by Pete F - rated 4 out of 5
The course was in very good condition, especially for this time of year. No temporary greens and only a couple of temporary tees. It is a challenging course for any golfer, whilst not being too difficult for the mid-high handicappers like me either. I would highly recommend it.

(Round played: Dec 2012 - Score: 105 Handicap: 17.8)
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Reviewed Nov 2 2019 by Colin D - rated 4 out of 5
challenging course with excellent greens, still quite quick despite recent rain
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Reviewed Mar 18 2019 by Dean E Bedford - rated 5 out of 5

Hidden Gem

Bedford and County hidden away but just 1.5 miles from Bedford Town Centre. Quiet , peaceful, exceptional views. A treat to play.
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Reviewed Sep 30 2018 by Gary P - rated 4 out of 5

Great views from the course

A friendly & well run club. Lots of slopes and a few tight greens and fairways to navigate.

(Round played: Sep 2018 - Score: 93 Handicap: 22.8)
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Reviewed Aug 28 2018 by Thomas M - rated 4 out of 5
Fairways struggling to recover from the hot dry spell as are many courses in the area. Greens in good condition nonetheless.

(Round played: Aug 2018 - Score: 99 Handicap: 25.9)
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Reviewed Jul 21 2018 by Allan M - rated 3 out of 5
A good course and greens, welcoming staff, good food and service. Good halfway house.

(Round played: Jul 2018 - Score: 90 Handicap: 17.2)
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Reviewed May 28 2018 by Adrian C - rated 5 out of 5

Great Golf Club and Course

Fantastic Customer service with a smile and the course was in great condition. The course itself has a lot of wonderful holes where there are certain shots to be played.
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Reviewed May 4 2018 by Peter D - rated 4 out of 5
First time played, will definately be back.
Good course layout, very well maintained, with interestingly contoured greens.

(Round played: May 2018 - Score: 91 Handicap: 20.7)
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Reviewed Oct 16 2017 by Dale B - rated 4 out of 5

2 for1 excellent value

The course was in very good condition and not too busy. The greens were excellent and the half way house verygood homemade flapjack

(Round played: Oct 2017 - Score: 94 Handicap: 17.9)
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