Bulwell Forest Golf Club

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Bulwell Forest Golf Club, Nottinghamshire is an 18 hole, par 68 (5826 yard), private, heathland golf course.

Contact Information

Hucknall Road, Bulwell, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG6 9LQ United Kingdom

Tel: 0115 977 0576

Website: http://www.bulwellforestgolfclub.co.uk/Home.aspx

Golf Pro: Ian Brown | Tel: Option 1

Contact/Secretary: Rod Savage 01159 763172

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Price Guide: £££
  • Midweek Guide: £12.00 per round *
  • Weekend Guide: £15.00 per round *
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Facilities & Visitor Information

Course Information: 18 holes | Par 68 | 5826 yards | Private | Heathland

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

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

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Bulwell Forest Golf ClubYellow6866 [68.000]5310
Bulwell Forest Golf Clubred69645002

Bulwell Forest Golf Club Reviews & Information

Golfshake Rating

  3.87

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 202
Breakdown Averages

3.71 ... Overall Rating
3.63 ... The Course
3.49 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.04 ... VFM
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202 ratings from Golfshake members - Ranked 1420 out of 1971.

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What the club says: Noted for being the oldest golf club in Nottingham, Golf has been played at Bulwell since the 1870s, although the club has only existed in its present state since 1902. Set on mature heath land, it’s noted for its undulating land and has many tight fairways and old trees. Five demanding par 3s increase the challenge of playing the course.

It’s not a long course – measuring 5826 yards from the White tees but it still provides a challenge for even the most competent of golfers. Bulwell Forest Golf Club celebrated its centenary in 2002. And until recently it was a municipal club, but in 2004 the Club negotiated a long term agreement with the City Council.

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Top value for money

Course in excellent condition with the greens playing perfectly At ?12 for 18 holes there is nothing to give better value than Bulwell Forest - Apr 19 2018


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- Sep 3 2013


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Philip M rated 3 out of 5 - Aug 5 2018

Had a nice day out, the only thing I would suggest is to improve the signage for each hole as it wasn't clear which tee was the right one on a few occasions. We did use the card but some signs would make it a lot easier.
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Benjamin S rated 4 out of 5 - Jul 4 2018

Good course for the bargain price
good course for the price you can't go wrong with an evening round. Took a three ball 3 hours 20 mins

(Round played: Jul 2018 - Score: 96 Handicap: 25)
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Jim W rated 4 out of 5 - Apr 19 2018

Top value for money
Course in excellent condition with the greens playing perfectly At ?12 for 18 holes there is nothing to give better value than Bulwell Forest
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Arry O rated 4 out of 5 - Mar 28 2018

Good Course! Forces Thinking
Live local to the area so was looking forward to trying, glad to say i was NOT disappointed, great course, well maintained, a really good challenge and a great course for beginners.
Early on you are playing alongside the road, along with the many public footpaths it forces you into playing positional shots rather than just wanging them down the fairway, thinking about where you need to play is a great part of this course and introduces beginners to a new aspect of the game.
The course was rather hilly but not unbearable, playing up to greens was a first for me and threw in a new situation for me (i have always played to a visable green).
The course is quite open but almost all of the fairways are tree lined but are not imposing to play, acold day but my greatest round ever so well happy ????????

(Round played: Mar 2018 - Score: 102 Handicap: )
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Alan M rated 4 out of 5 - Jan 12 2018

A Winter go to Course
A go to course when those all around are ankle deep in mud and frequently closed. Short in length but offering an interesting challenge. Greens were excellent yesterday.
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Scott H rated 5 out of 5 - Jan 8 2018

Considering it is winter the course is in excellent condition, sunday lunch a must.

(Round played: Jan 2018 - Score: 99 Handicap: 0)
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Andrew G rated 5 out of 5 - Nov 20 2017

Bulwell forest
Excellent golf course, one of the driest around on wet days, greens are fantastic. Summer greens and tees all year round.

(Round played: Nov 2017 - Score: 93 Handicap: 15.6)
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Lee / Heanor rated 4 out of 5 - Nov 1 2017

Being a complete novice of only 6 months this course was ideally suited to me for helping to improve my exposure to 'tactile' golf. A driving range can do only so much.

The greens were in excellent condition and overall the drainage on the entire site is superb.

For a beginner with a terrible slice, the proximity to the road on tees 1, 4 and 8 were a little unnerving and the safety netting in place is a little sporadic. Also watch out for the long row of housing lining the entire length of hole 15.

The only real concern was the visibility of some flags from the tees, especially a couple of uphill holes. Thankfully, this small inconvenience is offset by a very informative scorecard with a great plan of the the entire course.
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Paul D rated 4 out of 5 - Oct 31 2017

good condition especially the fairways for this time of the year. enjoyable and good value.

(Round played: Apr 2017 - Score: 85 Handicap: 15.8)
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Graham S rated 4 out of 5 - Sep 21 2017

Bulwell Forest
Course holding up even after all this rain greens fast , well mentained will be back

(Round played: Sep 2017 - Score: 116 Handicap: 25.8)
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John R rated 4 out of 5 - Aug 19 2017

Great municipal
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Andrew G rated 5 out of 5 - Aug 14 2017

A must to play
Played a bad round today, but nothing to do with the course, it's in excellent condition, superb greens, excellent food. I'm not a member but have played there every Sunday for 10 years.

(Round played: Aug 2017 - Score: 96 Handicap: 15.8)
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Jim W rated 3 out of 5 - Aug 6 2017

Good course and good clubhouse
Course in good condition well worth a visit for the price
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Anthony H rated 3 out of 5 - Apr 27 2017



(Round played: Feb 2017 - Score: 108 Handicap: 28)
Very narrow but not a bad thing to keep accurate. Well kept for the money.
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Brian H rated 4 out of 5 - Apr 8 2017

Golf course in good condition. Staff in clubhouse friendly. Good pace of play and only held up by greenkeepers on the first few holes. Value for money.
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Graham S rated 4 out of 5 - Mar 31 2017



(Round played: Mar 2017 - Score: 99 Handicap: 24.9)
Excellent condition greens fast and true some work to tees but only 1 winter tee
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Terry O rated 4 out of 5 - Mar 8 2017


It was a very wet day but the course was in great condition , the greens are in the best condition ive seen at this course


(Round played: Mar 2017 - Score: 83 Handicap: 19.1)
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David M rated 3 out of 5 - Mar 8 2017

its a good little course and I actually was surprised in the course. some nice holes and the green played nicely. a few too many people walking around the public footpaths for my liking but still for the price I would play again.
(Round played: Mar 2017 - Score: 95 Handicap: 27.7)
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Ian C rated 4 out of 5 - Mar 5 2017


Course in good condition for the time of year

(Round played: Mar 2017 - Score: 87 Handicap: 13)
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Paul V rated 5 out of 5 - Mar 1 2017


excellet coarse to play in winter good food and very pleasent staff
(Round played: Mar 2017 - Score: 89 Handicap: 21.2)
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