Bowood Hotel, Spa and Golf Resort

Bowood Hotel, Spa and Golf Resort, Wiltshire is an 18 hole, par 72 (6878 yard), resort, parkland golf course designed by Dave Thomas.

Contact Information

Derry Hill, Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 9PQ United Kingdom

Tel: 01249 822228

Golf Pro: Ben Emerson | Tel: 01249 823881

Website: http://www.bowood-golf.co.uk
 

Tee Time Information

  • Midweek Guide: £55.00 per round *
  • Weekend Guide: £60.00 per round *

Book online: with Teeofftimes.co.uk

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

Course Information:
18 holes | Par 72 | 6878 yards | Resort | Parkland

Driving rangeGolf club hireBuggy HireGolf shop Changing roomsClubhouse BarFood Function Room Hire AccommodationHandicap required

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Visitors: Tee times may be booked up to 4 weeks in advance and are available at any time Monday to Friday and after midday at weekends.

These prices are guides only, please call the proshop for the seasonal, and twilight rates.

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

Bowood Hotel, Spa and Golf Resort Reviews & Information


Golfshake Rating

  4.8

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 167
Average Ratings
4.52 ... Overall Rating
4.61 ... The Course
4.43 ... Course Cond.
4.61 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.17 ... VFM
Addtional Ratings
4.00 ... Pace of play
4.47 ... Hospitality.
4.50 ... Prac. Facil.
4.13 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

167 ratings & 125 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 42 out of 2102.

HIGHLY RATED - 99% would play again or recommend

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Highly Recommended 2018

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What the club says: Working with the natural beauty of majestic rolling parkland, with a wealth of mature trees and lakes, Thomas' brief was to create a course to be enjoyed by all who wished to play. With a range of tees on every hole, the higher handicapped golfer is not overwhelmed by too difficult a course, yet from the back tees in events which include the European Challenge Tour Championships, even the greatest from the professional ranks find this stunning course a challenging test of their skills.

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Reviewed Jul 6 2019 by Michael J - rated 4 out of 5
Lovely+course%2C+great+facilities.
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Reviewed Jun 14 2019 by Andy C - rated 5 out of 5

Bowood

Course was in fantastic condition, shame about the weather as it did not stop raining all day. Despite this and the obvious effect on the golf all elements of the course were superb. Very friendly staff and as always a pleasure to visit

(Round played: Jun 2019 - Score: 107 Handicap: 19.4)
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Reviewed May 5 2019 by Phil M - rated 5 out of 5
Great course, would recommend
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Reviewed Apr 30 2019 by Zac N - rated 5 out of 5

Our Local club

This is an excellent facility and course. The disappointing bit is the lack of a real clubhouse as the Brasserie is not a clubhouse
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Reviewed Apr 29 2019 by Alan F - rated 4 out of 5

Worthwhile visit

Blustery afternoon on a course that is always difficult.
First cut of rough was disappointingly long which made a tough course tougher and cost some time searching.
Otherwise course in good nick but will improve as it dries out for the summer.

(Round played: Apr 2019 - Score: 102 Handicap: 22.7)
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Reviewed Oct 25 2018 by Bath - rated 5 out of 5

Daniel T

An outstanding golf course in superb condition. Would recommend this as a "must play" course in the south/south west, to any serious golfer...All staff exceptionally friendly/helpful and great food & beer post golf.
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Reviewed Oct 12 2018 by Bruce H - rated 4 out of 5
For a Senior - long and hard!!
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Reviewed Sep 27 2018 by Martin K - rated 5 out of 5
Beautiful setting
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Reviewed Aug 24 2018 by Mark D - rated 4 out of 5

Beautiful, and challenging

A gorgeous course - beautifully & immaculately maintained. View of the White Horse hill from the first tee. Some very acute angled dog-legs, and plenty of bunkers for the unwary. Not many water hazards, but the ones that are there will challenge you. It was a sunny, humid day on the day we played. A really terrific 18 holes, well worth £40 green fee.

(Round played: Aug 2018 - Score: 107 Handicap: 23.5)
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Reviewed Jul 31 2018 by Adam B - rated 5 out of 5

Awesome

Outstanding course. Even with temporary greens, it was a fantastic evening's golf! The dry weather had no impact and the fairway's were lush!

(Round played: Jul 2018 - Score: 88 Handicap: 12.9)
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Reviewed Jul 25 2018 by Jason R - rated 5 out of 5

Championship Course

Stunning setting and testing holes with unforgiving rough and precise bunker positions.
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Reviewed Jul 13 2018 by Tojo A - rated 5 out of 5
Very hot day so buggies were a welcome addition. Course was in great condition.

(Round played: Jul 2018 - Score: 101 Handicap: 33.3)
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Reviewed Jun 14 2018 by Andy C - rated 5 out of 5

Mercedes comp

Course in fantastic condition, great to be invited to play in the Mercedes comp, shame I didn't deliver, but winning longest drive was something to be chuffed about!

(Round played: Jun 2018 - Score: 105 Handicap: 21.4)
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Reviewed May 30 2018 by Tom W - rated 5 out of 5

Always a pleasure

Again in great condition and for once played it well. A true challenge of a course but always a joy to play

(Round played: May 2018 - Score: 90 Handicap: 19.5)
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Reviewed May 25 2018 by Derek M - rated 4 out of 5

Good course

A good course with very well kept fairways and bunkers. The greens were not quite up to the same standard, being not as smooth as I expected. Putts were thus more testing than they should have been. Overall though it was a fair test with some interesting challenges.
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Reviewed Mar 26 2018 by Ian L - rated 5 out of 5

Beautiful

What a stunning course. The attention to detail around the course is awesome, was a pleasure to be there. Stunning views, babbling streams, tree lined adges, even the approach by car through some of Cornwall's most enchanting wooded roads. Was quite a soggy round and will come back in the better weather.
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Reviewed Jan 29 2018 by Andy C - rated 5 out of 5

Superb facilities

As always a great visit to Bowood, excellent course, everyone friendly and helpful. Playing conditions not great as heavy rain all the way round, despite this the course was brilliant

(Round played: Jan 2018 - Score: 97 Handicap: 20.3)
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Reviewed Dec 19 2017 by Bowood - rated 5 out of 5

Truly awesome course

hi all, me and a friend played today on a nice crisp frosty morning. a good start to my Christmas leave!
course was exceptional giving the last weeks weather and time of year.
not a place that you leave feeling underwhelmed. cant wait to have a summer round.
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Reviewed Oct 26 2017 by Anthony A - rated 5 out of 5
Great course well looked after a treat to play greensand very fast
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Reviewed Oct 2 2017 by Sam M - rated 4 out of 5

Great course and Hotel

Very nice course, great layout with some interesting holes, was a little wet under foot and green a little scruffy, but may be due to time of year.

(Round played: Sep 2017 - Score: 96 Handicap: 14.1)
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