Buxton and High Peak Golf Club

Buxton and High Peak Golf Club, Derbyshire is an 18 hole, par 69 (5997 yard), private, meadowland golf course designed by J. Morris.

Contact Information

Townend, Waterswallows Road, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 7EN United Kingdom

Tel: 01298 26263

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

Golf Pro: Nick Berry | Tel: 01298 26263

Contact/Secretary: R Cotton

Tee Time Information

Price Guide: £££
  • Midweek Guide: £24.00 per round *
  • Weekend Guide: £30.00 per round *
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Facilities & Visitor Information

Course Information: 18 holes | Par 69 | 5997 yards | Private | Parkland

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

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

Location: http://www.bhpgc.co.uk/findingus.html

Designed by: J. Morris

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Buxton and High Peak Golf Club Reviews & Information

Golfshake Rating

  3.96

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 36
Breakdown Averages

4.03 ... Overall Rating
3.97 ... The Course
3.70 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.33 ... VFM
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Recent Reviews

36 ratings from Golfshake members - Ranked 1275 out of 1971.

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What the club says: Buxton & High Peak Golf Club, formed in 1887 and designed by J. Morris, is the oldest club in Derbyshire. The course overlooks the old Roman spa town with superb views over the Peak District National Park. The course is based on free draining limestone, and is certainly one of the most consistently playable in the area. Often influenced by the prevailing winds, the 5,997 yard par 69 course provides members and visitors with a challenging and enjoyable test of golf. Although set some 1100 feet above sea level, the course is not subjected to arduous hill climbs. The Clubhouse overlooks the first and eighteenth fairways and provides a bar, lounge and excellent catering facilities with a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.

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Most Helpful Review

'Enjoyable But Tough'

Played this course in a competition last week and although it was tough due to the wind and ridiculous pin placements it was a good day.
The course was in great condition considering the recent wet weather and the greens although very challenging due to the pin placements were very good.
It was the first time that I had played the course and it is one that you need to plot your way around with lots of hidden surprises if you just decide to hit driver all day.
Lots of severe slopes on the greens make it essential to be on the right side of the hole otherwise you will be putting through the fringe from off the putting surface.
If a course planner is available then I would suggest that you invest in one !
In summary this is a course that makes you think and although it is not ridiculously long it is a challenge with some well protected par three holes and quite a few par fours that are well over 400 yards and into a strong wind.
Good course and would recommend. - Aug 1 2017


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- Oct 14 2013



Golf Course Reviews for Buxton and High Peak Golf Club

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Robert B rated 5 out of 5 - Jun 12 2018

Enjoyable and challenging course
Don'tt be fooled by the less than 6000 yards and par 69 stats of this course. The undulating fairways, quarry hazards (explained to me by the Pro before I set out), blind shot requirements, dog legs and tricky par 3's will certainly test your skill. The course is maintained to a very high standard and sloping, tiered greens will definitely test your putting but run true and fair. A thoroughly enjoyable round of golf with plenty of variety to challenge your game.

(Round played: Jun 2018 - Score: 91 Handicap: 17
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John L rated 4 out of 5 - Aug 1 2017

'Enjoyable But Tough'
Played this course in a competition last week and although it was tough due to the wind and ridiculous pin placements it was a good day.
The course was in great condition considering the recent wet weather and the greens although very challenging due to the pin placements were very good.
It was the first time that I had played the course and it is one that you need to plot your way around with lots of hidden surprises if you just decide to hit driver all day.
Lots of severe slopes on the greens make it essential to be on the right side of the hole otherwise you will be putting through the fringe from off the putting surface.
If a course planner is available then I would suggest that you invest in one !
In summary this is a course that makes you think and although it is not ridiculously long it is a challenge with some well protected par three holes and quite a few par fours that are well over 400 yards and into a strong wind.
Good course and would recommend.
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Andrew R rated 5 out of 5 - Jun 4 2017

Great Course
Avoid the rough at all costs! Beautiful course. Preferred to nearby Cavendish.

(Round played: Jun 2017 - Score: 93 Handicap: 23.7)
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Paul H rated 4 out of 5 - May 2 2017

The course was is very good condition, the greens were quick for the time of year. Lovely holes especially 3rd 4th and 5th which reminded me of a links holes.
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Steve M rated 3 out of 5 - Apr 22 2017

Having driven over 60 miles disappointing to find no staff on duty to get a coffee or bacon roll, no apologies from a rather grumpy lady when we asked about a coffee.
Having said that the course was in a very good state and we would go back again.

(Round played: Apr 2017 - Score: 108 Handicap: 28)
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Richard G rated 4 out of 5 - Aug 7 2016

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Paul Springett / Essex rated 5 out of 5 - Jul 2 2016

Great course to play if your visiting the area as we were. A good test of golf for everyone. We were a bit concerned as the day before we were due to play it rained heavy all day. Went out the next day expecting it to be very wet but could not believe how quickly the course had drained there wasn't a puddle to be seen anywhere! £10 a round on a Thursday was an absolute bargain!
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Jonathan R rated 3 out of 5 - May 12 2016


very enjoyable but very tight course.brilliant value for money at £10 a round on thursdays

(Round played: May 2016 - Score: 111 Handicap: 36)
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Pete........Buxton rated 4 out of 5 - Nov 22 2014

A great course that will reward any ability player with a good mix of technical and less demanding holes.Good food and a warm welcome.
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Kieran D rated 4 out of 5 - Sep 27 2014

Very good interesting course. Great value for money and playable all year round.

(Round played: Sep 2014 - Score: 89 Handicap: )
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Peter W rated 4 out of 5 - Sep 5 2014

A very well maintained course, with enough challenges for standard golfers. Club house and pro facilities very good and friendly.

(Round played: Sep 2014 - Score: 105 Handicap: 28)
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Kenneth H rated 5 out of 5 - Sep 1 2014

Very well run competition course in good nick and facilities great.

(Round played: Sep 2014 - Score: 86 Handicap: 13.1)
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Ian W rated 4 out of 5 - Jul 30 2014

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Kenneth H rated 4 out of 5 - Apr 30 2014

Fairways ok but the greens were very bad with tufts of grass and very bobbly.

(Round played: Apr 2014 - Score: 89 Handicap: 17.5)
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David L rated 3 out of 5 - Jan 10 2014

Decent course. Quite challenging with the wind. It's a bit like playing an inland links course.

(Round played: Jan 2014 - Score: 90 Handicap: 13.1)
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Stephen J rated 4 out of 5 - Nov 15 2013

Played here today, course was fully open and in very good condition. Very good value for money (paid £12.50 green fees) and will definitely be back again.
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David W rated 4 out of 5 - Oct 12 2013

the greens are great but overshadowed slightly by the course across the town. however i do thing the overall course without taking the greens into account is at least equal. really enjoyed playing here
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Stephen J rated 3 out of 5 - Sep 25 2013

    

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Kevin B rated 3 out of 5 - Sep 5 2013

    

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