Brancepeth Castle Golf Club

Brancepeth Castle Golf Club, County Durham is an 18 hole, par 70 (6400 yards), private, parkland golf course designed by Harry Colt in 1924.

Contact Information

Brancepeth Village, Durham, County Durham, DH7 8EA United Kingdom

Tel: 0191 378 0075

Website: http://www.brancepeth-castle-golf.co.uk/
 

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  • Midweek Guide: £40.00 per round *
  • Weekend Guide: £44.00 per round *

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

Course Information:
18 holes | Par 70 | 6400 yards | Private | Parkland

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  • Societies Accepted to Play
  • 7 Day Membership Available
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Brancepeth Castle Golf Club Reviews & Information


Golfshake Rating

  4.42

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 67
Average Ratings
4.56 ... Overall Rating
4.63 ... The Course
4.00 ... Course Cond.
4.32 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.35 ... VFM
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4.00 ... Pace of play
4.00 ... Hospitality.
2.71 ... Prac. Facil.
4.00 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

67 ratings & 52 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 432 out of 2137.

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Reviewed Sep 4 2017 by Ann Doyle - rated 1 out of 5

The most miserable club I've ever visited

We played here in the Mixed Open. There was no information for visitors and the pro could hardly be bothered to look up to check us in. In the morgue of a clubhouse we had to search for staff to get cups so we could get coffee and then there was no starter on the course to give us any information like local rules, yardages etc. We were made to feel like a nuisance which they only wanted for the money we had paid. The course was not in good condition either with huge divots all over the place and the grass scalped in places. Would not visit again even if it was free!
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Reviewed Sep 4 2019 by Middlesbrough - rated 3 out of 5

Tough

I'm quite a fit 72 year old but some of the climbing on this course very tough also paths going down hill once your trolly gets going very dangerous, the course apart from the walking very good condition and pleasing to the eye ,one downer could not get a sandwich until after 10am ,would not rush back ,nicer courses and more pleasant walking near by .
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Reviewed May 31 2009 by Phil R - rated 3 out of 5
We played in a recent 4BBB. Weather was lovely and the course is very pleasing to the eye although the greens were poor in my opinion with lots of jumps of the ball and very slow. The course is very pretty with some cracking holes over ravines though make sure your ready for a hike as it's very hard work under foot (not helped in my case by the very obnoxious pro? in the golf shop selliing me a dud trolley and watching me struggle from the door way without saying a word) the pro? aside, the staff were very nice and friendly and the facilities in the locker rooms are great.
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Reviewed Jul 7 2008 by David B - rated 3 out of 5
Greens are true & quick. Nice layout. 18th is a challenge to reach the fairway! The worst course planner I've bought!
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Reviewed Jul 13 2018 by Alan/Aberdeen - rated 4 out of 5

Tough Par 3s

Pleasant members club with an interesting layout and some seriously challenging par 3s. Along with most courses just now the fairways were parched dry and very firm. Greens however were very well watered, soft and true. Overall a well maintained course.
A well established parkland layout with most fairways being based on old fashioned fields. This means they are broad and ‘wave’ up and down, leading to some interesting bounces and stances. You can even end up feeling a bit sea-sick! There’s a decent variety in length and shape which keeps thing interesting. It’s the par 3s that are the really challenging part though. They’re all tough with very little margin for error.. the 10th in particular is a beast, much harder than the 9th (hardest 9th in world golf).
All in a pleasant, well maintained and interesting course.
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Reviewed Apr 20 2017 by Phil M - rated 4 out of 5
Lovely course generally however when i played the fairways were not in play so every shot was played from the semi rough. Also the greens here are normally excellent however they were poor today. Albeit it was early march.

(Round played: Mar 2017 - Score: 90 Handicap: 16.4)
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Reviewed Mar 30 2017 by Robert J - rated 4 out of 5
A review is pointless, I'm a member!

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(Round played: Mar 2017 - Score: 85 Handicap: 15.2)
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Reviewed Sep 9 2016 by Alan H - rated 4 out of 5
Just tough................but beautiful with two of the best par threes you could play back to back.
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Reviewed Aug 30 2016 by Brian F - rated 4 out of 5
Course in excellent condition throughout and greens were superb. Welcoming clubhouse and professional - all in all a very enjoyable society day.

(Round played: Aug 2016 - Score: 98 Handicap: 18)
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Reviewed Aug 20 2016 by Ian L - rated 4 out of 5
Really enjoyed this course despite playing in torrential rain. Good holes throughout
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Reviewed Jul 26 2016 by Sean M - rated 4 out of 5

very nice place and course greens where ok but it was a bit hard to find sat nav took me all over

(Round played: Jul 2016 - Score: 113 Handicap: 28)
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Reviewed Jul 26 2016 by Joshua C - rated 4 out of 5
Golfshake Team ReviewBrancepeth Castle really does offer exceptional value for money. The greens are excellent and the fairways are lush almost all year round. Holes 9 and 10 are both par 3s and really are two brilliant holes, with just as good views. The staff were also very friendly during my visit and the food and drink was spot on. A definite must play.
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Reviewed Jul 8 2016 by Scott B - rated 4 out of 5

Course in good condition little wet under foot clubhouse very welcoming
(Round played: Jul 2016 - Score: 95 Handicap: 18.3)
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Reviewed Mar 19 2015 by Anthony M - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Mar 12 2015 by Gavin P - rated 4 out of 5


(Round played: Feb 2015 - Score: 104 Handicap: 24.7)
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Reviewed Mar 12 2015 by Laurence B - rated 4 out of 5


(Round played: Mar 2015 - Score: 112 Handicap: 28)
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Reviewed Feb 19 2015 by Chris D - rated 4 out of 5


(Round played: Feb 2015 - Score: 104 Handicap: 25.3)
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Reviewed Aug 28 2014 by Paul W - rated 4 out of 5
Brancepeth is a fine parklane club with an excellent course and has many interesting par 3’s making this a stern test

(Round played: Mar 2014 - Score: 88 Handicap: 19.6)
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Reviewed Apr 22 2014 by Keith M - rated 4 out of 5
A very challenging course with v good holes crossing the ravine numerous times. The 2 par 3 holes, 9 and 10, are unbelievable! 18th is a brutal hole to finish

(Round played: Apr 2014 - Score: 95 Handicap: 20.4)
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Reviewed Jun 29 2011 by Mally G - rated 4 out of 5
very nice
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