Crane Valley Golf Club

Crane Valley Golf Club, Dorset has 27 holes, the 18 hole, par 72 (6412 yard) Valley Course & 9 hole, par 66 (4106 yard) Woodland Course. A private, parkland golf course designed by Donald Steel, 1992.

Contact Information

The Clubhouse, Verwood, Dorset, BH31 7LE United Kingdom

Tel: 01202 814088

Golf Pro: Darrel Ranson | Tel: 01202 814088

Website: http://www.crane-valley.co.uk
 

Tee Time Information

  • Midweek Guide: £25.00 per round *
  • Weekend Guide: £30.00 per round *

Book online: with golfnow.co.uk

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

Course Information:
27 holes | Par Valley Course 72; Woodland Course 66 | Valley Course 6412; Woodland Course 4106 yards | Private | Parkland

Driving rangeGolf club hireBuggy HireGolf shop Changing roomsClubhouse BarFood

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Visitors: We do not accept 2-4-1 vouchers until after 12 Noon

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

Restrictions: Maximum Handicap No Restriction


Crane Valley Golf Club Reviews & Information


Golfshake Rating

  4.03

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 167
Average Ratings
3.91 ... Overall Rating
3.81 ... The Course
4.09 ... Course Cond.
3.88 ... Facilities/Serv.
3.95 ... VFM
Addtional Ratings
3.94 ... Pace of play
4.29 ... Hospitality.
3.62 ... Prac. Facil.
4.03 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

167 ratings & 105 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 1231 out of 2137.

HIGHLY RATED - 97% would play again or recommend

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What the club says: This course, designed by the internationally renowned Donald Steel is set along the River Crane. It features the contours and lakes of the rolling countryside and is named after the majestic river, which comes into play on many of the holes. The course was opened for play in 1992 and the tricky parkland layout is less than a 30-minute drive from the centre of Bournemouth encompassing wonderful features of the surrounding Dorset countryside.


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Reviewed Aug 2 2020 by Roger M - rated 4 out of 5

Worth a visit

Very friendly staff making us feel very welcome. Nice bacon sandwich to start the round right. Good layout for all handicaps with wide fairways and not to challenging rough Making pace of play good throughout the round. Course in good order greens really nice pace.

(Round played: Aug 2020 - Score: 98 Handicap: 17.1)
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Reviewed Jul 12 2020 by Alan D - rated 4 out of 5
Lovely course, lots of overhead wires and green fringes small but overall a lovely course
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Reviewed Jun 30 2020 by Richard C - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Jun 17 2020 by Andy P - rated 3 out of 5
A rusty round after Lockdown!!!!! Good to get back out on the course again even if it was a bad score, the course was in good condition as it hasn't been used for weeks!!!! And it was fairly quiet. Club house was closed obviously.

(Round played: May 2020 - Score: 91 Handicap: 12.3)
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Reviewed Jun 17 2020 by Andy P - rated 3 out of 5
Winter golf, course was in decent condition for the time of year and we had the place nearly to ourselves, not a good day for scoring low!!!!

(Round played: Feb 2020 - Score: 88 Handicap: 12.4)
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Reviewed Nov 10 2019 by Paul W - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Nov 9 2019 by Mike F - rated 4 out of 5

Fantastic New Forest golf

I've played this course several times now as a reciprocal and I really enjoy it. Nice long holes where there are natural hazards but not so much that they leave you in fear of letting it rip. The first are trim and the subsoil will enable you to take a divot without breaking your wrist. You do get the odd hoof mark on the greens but in general the ponies staff off them. Give it s try. You won't be disappointed.
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Reviewed Nov 4 2019 by Robin D - rated 5 out of 5

Great course

Been very wet lately but the course is holding up well and the greens are still fantastic

(Round played: Nov 2019 - Score: 84 Handicap: 9.5)
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Reviewed Oct 30 2019 by Alan D - rated 4 out of 5
Friendly, nice course. Can get a bit busy
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Reviewed Sep 27 2019 by Dan P - rated 5 out of 5
Very good course, friendly staff and the greens were on fire!!! Would definitely return.

(Round played: Sep 2019 - Score: 91 Handicap: 26.9)
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Reviewed Jun 4 2019 by Johnathan S - rated 5 out of 5

Great course

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Reviewed May 29 2019 by Simon B - rated 4 out of 5

Great course to play

If your visiting Dorset this would be a great course for you to play. Plenty of space on the course wide fairways with some challenging greens
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Reviewed Apr 30 2019 by Alan D - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Dec 5 2018 by Andre H - rated 5 out of 5

Excellent challenging course

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Reviewed Nov 20 2018 by Johnathan S - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Nov 14 2018 by Roy S - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Nov 3 2018 by Ben W - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Oct 27 2018 by Ian R - rated 4 out of 5

Nice course

Local to me and have played a lot over the years. Can play well all year depending on how busy it?s been. Practice facilities aren?t great but staff are friendly and the course is nice. Plays much better in the summer months. Can be VERY slow pace of play.
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Reviewed Aug 21 2018 by Glenn T - rated 4 out of 5
Good course, great game, good hospitality, greens were fast.
Good day out

(Round played: Jul 2018 - Score: 98 Handicap: 20.1)
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Reviewed Aug 6 2018 by Nick T - rated 5 out of 5
(Round played: Aug 2018 - Score: 91 Handicap: 14.9)
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