Church Stretton Golf Club

Church Stretton Golf Club, Shropshire is an 18 hole, par 66 (5000 yard), public, inland links golf course designed by Jack Morris & James Hepburn, James Braid & Harry Vardon in 1898.

Contact Information

Trevor Hill, Church Stretton, Shropshire, SY6 6JH United Kingdom

Tel: 01694 722281

Golf Pro: James Townsend | Tel: 01743 352996

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

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  • Midweek Guide: £20.00 per round *
  • Weekend Guide: £30.00 per round *

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Course Information:
18 holes | Par 66 | 5000 yds yards | Public | Inland Links

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Restrictions: Maximum Handicap No Restriction


Church Stretton Golf Club Reviews & Information


Golfshake Rating

  4.32

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 48
Average Ratings
4.35 ... Overall Rating
4.17 ... The Course
3.83 ... Course Cond.
3.54 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.49 ... VFM
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3.83 ... Pace of play
4.17 ... Hospitality.
2.50 ... Prac. Facil.
3.25 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

48 ratings & 38 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 672 out of 2122.

HIGHLY RATED - 96% would play again or recommend

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What the club says: Church Stretton Golf Club is the oldest 18-hole course in Shropshire and one of the highest courses in the United Kingdom. It was designed, in part, by Braid and Vardon, adding to the work done earlier by Jack Morris and James Hepburn. The views from all 18 holes are breathtaking and on a clear day, you can see Cheshire, Staffordshire and Herefordshire.


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Reviewed Aug 5 2019 by Corben R - rated 5 out of 5

GREAT COURSE - GET A BUGGY!

Great views and a lovely course to play. Has it's challenges with some tight and blind shots but also some to pick up shots. One the highest courses in the UK so views of the Shropshire hills all around but you have to work your way up there on the front 9 so definitely recommend a buggy.
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Reviewed Mar 10 2019 by JB / Lancashire - rated 5 out of 5

You might fall in love

I have such a soft spot for this course. Uniqueness is the key: inland links; wayyyy up high (with those awesome views; the wind can be 20mph higher than down below; wildlife everywhere; holes playing 100yds shorter or longer than they are.

A bit disappointing that the staff were gone when I finished, still within the advertised opening times. Understandable in a little country town, however.

Most tellingly, you will come away from your first round remembering every single hole from tee to green - something even most other Braid courses do not offer.

So, yeah... at £14, the value for money is just unbeatable. Go there, battle the wind, the fairway climbs, the blind fairways and the sheep, and remember that each golf course is supposed to be interesting. Every in-and-out parkland you play in future will bore the pants off you!
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Reviewed Oct 16 2018 by Simon L - rated 4 out of 5

beautiful course up in the hills!!

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Reviewed Jul 24 2018 by David M - rated 5 out of 5

View from a Hill

Church Stratton Golf Club high on The Shropshire hill a great test and a must visit for any golf a great course tight par three to test every golfer and then the wind. Played in great conditions today but still a real test of any serious golfer

(Round played: Jul 2018 - Score: 95 Handicap: 27.1)
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Reviewed Jun 5 2018 by Andy P - rated 4 out of 5

A Must Play.

Great course very interesting with views that take your breath away.
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Reviewed Sep 3 2017 by Claudio N - rated 3 out of 5
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Reviewed Jan 25 2017 by Andy P - rated 4 out of 5
If you've never played this course then you should having said that if your a fair weather playing good luck. Beautiful scenery and never hit so many blind shots.
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Reviewed Sep 24 2016 by Martin Wright/Salford - rated 5 out of 5
Played with my Hickory golf clubs - following in the footsteps of some of the Greats. Stunning views and one of the most interesting courses i've played. Short but with plenty of blind shots, run off areas and some slippery greens. Got to give you the best views of any course in the country. Make it part of your wish list. Played 20.9.16.
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Reviewed Aug 7 2016 by Andrew C - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Aug 2 2016 by Winslow H - rated 5 out of 5
course in mint condition. A real test of stamina and course management. six par threes may suggest an easy course but small margins for errors.
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Reviewed Jul 5 2016 by Peter S - rated 5 out of 5
Great Views, great course in great condition. Difficult in the wind!!

(Round played: Jul 2016 - Score: 98 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Feb 23 2016 by Sean G - rated 5 out of 5
Read some reviews of this course and I agree, this is a beautiful course. Similar to some remote Scottish courses I've played. Not a long course but it is tricky and great for your health, it's like playing golf on the side of a mountain. Great value for money, had the course to myself except for the sheep grazing on the fairways and greens. If you haven't played this course, you definitely should. I great alternative to flat parkland courses.

(Round played: Feb 2016 - Score: 79 Handicap: 11.9)
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Reviewed Dec 31 2015 by Matt H - rated 5 out of 5
What a great course.course was very dry for the time of year.great views around the Shropshire hills.

(Round played: Dec 2015 - Score: 91 Handicap: 14.4)
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Reviewed Sep 1 2015 by Jon - rated 5 out of 5
Fantastic course, not too long but it's challenging with small greens and some narrow fairways.
The course is totally unique and the views are spectacular, I would definitely recommend playing this golf course.
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Reviewed Jul 5 2015 by Matt H - rated 4 out of 5

course was in good nick and some great views of the Shropshire hill.
(Round played: Jul 2015 - Score: 94 Handicap: 14.2)
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Reviewed Jul 5 2015 by Ben W - rated 5 out of 5

very enjoyable round of golf. Course in good condition and extremely helpful pro. Will be back

(Round played: Jul 2015 - Score: 83 Handicap: 8)
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Reviewed May 18 2015 by Russ D - rated 4 out of 5
Very interesting course, with spectacular views. This course is not for the faint hearted. If you like hiking then you'll also love this course, if you don't then get a buggy Playing a round at Church Stretton requires good course management. Its not the type of course you can just bash your way around with a long drive, you have to manage your game really well to cope with the terrain. Terrific fun

(Round played: May 2015 - Score: 91 Handicap: 28)
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Reviewed Apr 21 2015 by Chris - rated 5 out of 5
We picked the nicest day to play. No wind and judging by the bent trees this course must get pretty wild. The views are second to none, you should bring a camera, sheep on the fairways and each hole a completely new experience. Friendly members who welcomed us with open arms. I would definitely return.
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Reviewed Apr 10 2015 by Graham C - rated 5 out of 5
Play this course! Don't judge it by the scorecard, find a clear day in any season and you will never enjoy golf in the same way again. Extremely challenging, but fair and rewarding.

(Round played: Apr 2015 - Score: 85 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Mar 28 2015 by Tony W - rated 4 out of 5
Unique course - very windy day - but course held its own

(Round played: Mar 2015 - Score: 92 Handicap: 15.5)
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