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Chingford Golf Course

Course Information

Chingford Golf Course, Greater London is an 18 hole, par 71 (6342 yard), public, parkland golf course believed to be designed by James Braid in 1886.

18 holes | Par 71 | 6342 yards | Public | Parkland

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Visitor Information

In line with a requirement going back into the nineteenth century, golfers on this course and other courses owned by the Corporation must wear red. The Pro Shop offers plenty of choice in red golfing wear.


Contact Information

Address: 4 Bury Road, Chingford, Greater London, E4 7AZ United Kingdom

Tel: 020 8529 2085

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Chingford Golf Course Reviews & Information


Golfshake Rating

  3.53

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 166
Average Ratings
3.45 ... Overall Rating
3.62 ... The Course
3.42 ... Course Cond.
2.69 ... Facilities/Serv.
3.77 ... VFM
Addtional Ratings
3.38 ... Pace of play
3.56 ... Hospitality.
1.94 ... Prac. Facil.
2.66 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

166 ratings & 96 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 1898 out of 2170.

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Highly Recommended 2020

What the club says: We play on the Chingford Golf Course. It is the oldest course in Essex, dating back to 1886 and believed to be designed by James Braid. The original layout was different. It once spread all the way to the Epping New Road and some of the old teeing areas can be found behind the Warren Wood Pub.

This is a public course, situated on common land. It has been managed by the Corporation of London for over 120 years. We are one of three clubs who are based on the course and who enjoy regular tee times in order to play weekly competitions and matches against other clubs.



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Reviewed Apr 21 2021 by Karin S - rated 4 out of 5

Beautiful Forest course

Beautiful setting within Epping Forest.
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Reviewed Apr 21 2021 by Karin S - rated 4 out of 5

Beautiful Forest course

Beautiful setting within Epping Forest.
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Reviewed Dec 23 2020 by Dave C - rated 3 out of 5

Tricky fast greens

Hard greens in summer
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Reviewed Dec 7 2020 by Michael H - rated 4 out of 5
So good to get out on the course again, despite lots of rain overnight course wasn't too boggy. Would love to come back and play in summer.

(Round played: Dec 2020 - Score: 84 Handicap: 11.2)
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Reviewed Oct 13 2020 by Nick O - rated 4 out of 5

great value

lovely course, good value for money and great surroundings............................
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(Round played: Oct 2020 - Score: 101 Handicap: 22.8)
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Reviewed Sep 11 2020 by Karin S - rated 4 out of 5

Great public course

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Reviewed Aug 24 2020 by Mehmet K - rated 4 out of 5

Fantastic public course

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Reviewed Aug 24 2020 by Mehmet K - rated 4 out of 5

Fantastic public course

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Reviewed Aug 9 2020 by Gary S - rated 4 out of 5

Chingford golf course

Course In good condition, despite the hot weather, greens in excellent condition , and soft
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(Round played: Aug 2020 - Score: 97 Handicap: 17.7)
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Reviewed Aug 3 2020 by Andrew C - rated 4 out of 5
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(Round played: Jun 2020 - Score: 85 Handicap: 8.7)
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Reviewed Jul 26 2020 by David F - rated 3 out of 5

Dodge the dog walkers

Standing on the first tee waiting to hit our first shots and there are 3 people walking their dogs standing in the middle of the fairway chatting and had no intention of moving until we shouted.On the second of the Par 3s our last player went to hit his tee shot and two ladies just walked in front of the green without a care in the world so he set up to play again and another three then followed...Its so frustrating dogs everywhere on the front 9.The course is nice and challenging but just be prepared for the interruptions
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Reviewed Jul 23 2020 by Jason L - rated 4 out of 5

Great value for money

A very nice parkland course, plenty of interesting holes with not one bunker. A very enjoyable round for £17 at the weekend.

(Round played: Jul 2020 - Score: 83 Handicap: 10.8)
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Reviewed Jul 18 2020 by Glanville B - rated 3 out of 5

Good solid course

Corporation of London Course - Good basicparkland course greens are in very good condition


(Round played: Jul 2020 - Score: 115 Handicap: 27)
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Reviewed Jul 17 2020 by Kevin A - rated 3 out of 5

Surprisingly good public course

Set in park/woodland meaning dog walkers and joggers are everywhere didn't detract from our round at all. Plus as the whole course is open to public like common land I was amazed at just how good the greens were. They were in brilliant condition.
Also I've seen many provate courses with much worse fairways.

Although I didn't have the best round as it was a new course for me, I thoroughly enjoyed my round and would happily play there again.

(Round played: Jul 2020 - Score: 104 Handicap: 28.7)
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Reviewed Jul 7 2020 by John B - rated 2 out of 5
Not bad for a public course, you get the odd dog walker or two
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Reviewed Jun 18 2020 by David E - rated 3 out of 5

Public course off Epping Forest

Played on two occasions, late winter and early summer. Both times minimal interaction with staff on arrival other than ?hello?, the course itself is parkland, few doglegs and blind tees, greens are fantastic and several have slopes that require precision.
The main downside to this course is it is a public course and as such the course and several holes attract sunbathers at various points, dog walkers and general public with huge lack of awareness of their surroundings holding up play.
Tricky course to review, some def plus points but overall not probably one to enjoy consistently each time, a real lottery on pace of play and public interference,
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Reviewed Jun 7 2020 by Luke D - rated 3 out of 5

Worth a round

I have played here admit 6 times. It would be nice for more facilities like ball washers and something to clean your shoes with afterwards, but it's a fairly good course, quite challenging. It's rustic - not many water features and the fairway was a little rough.

(Round played: May 2020 - Score: 104 Handicap: 25.4)
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Reviewed Jun 1 2020 by Nick H - rated 4 out of 5

second round

Nice course. Too many walkers. Could do with some yardage cards/markers.Greens are very challenging.

(Round played: May 2020 - Score: 98 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Mar 10 2020 by Steve D - rated 1 out of 5
Played on Tuesday 10th March. It rained quite hard the night before but not so as to make the course as bad as it was. Standing water on many of the fairways approach to tees completely boggy with thick mud and water coming over laces of golf boots. Course in my opinion should have been closed as indeed West Essex is a mile down the road. Greens very slow and fluffy and you have to hit the ball as if for a 50 foot putt when you are 20 feet away.
That aside still got 20 points on the front 9 with 6 penalty points for 3 lost balls(one came down from 100 foot high, a 9 iron on a par 3 plugged so deep it could not be found)
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Reviewed Jan 20 2020 by Kevin B. - rated 2 out of 5

Just About O.K. But Probably Won't Return

Played here January , 2020 .

I hadn't played here before as i don't live in the area . I would say it's o.k. to play once but i can't see myself wanting to play it again.
It has a fairly pleasant & serene setting & i liked that it felt as if it's part of the town .I quite liked the dog legs 2 , 5 , 12 holes & 18 is a nice finisher but the rest of the holes aren't anything out of the ordinary. There are only three par 3's of which two are fairly forgettable .The course would have benefited in having 4 or 5 par threes & if they were better holes .

The greens putted the slowest i've seen this winter but they may have been being protected as this winter has been ultra wet so far .

Good value on the twilight rate @ £10 .The course may also be busier than you might expect .

Kevin B.
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