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Crane Valley Golf Club

4   Golfshake Golf Course Rating 194 reviews | Post Review | Website
Price Guide: £££ | HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Course Information

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.

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


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Address: 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


Golf Club Facilities

Driving range  Range
Golf club hire  Club Hire
Buggy Hire  Buggy Hire
Golf shop  Golf Shop
Changing rooms  Changing
Clubhouse  Clubhouse
Bar  Bar
Food  Dining

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

Midweek Guide: £25.00 per round *

Weekend Guide: £30.00 per round *

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

Restrictions: Maximum Handicap No Restriction

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

Tee Time Information

Midweek Guide: £25.00 per round *

Weekend Guide: £30.00 per round *

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


Review Information


GOLFSHAKE RATING

4.04

Golfshake Golf Course Rating

 

AVERAGE RATING 3.9
(based on 194 reviews)

5 star
50
4 star
92
3 star
40
2 star
7
1 star
5
 

HIGHLY RATED

95%

would play again or recommend


3.8

The Course

4

Course Conditions

3.9

Value For Money

3.7

Pace of Play

3.9

Facilities & Service

4.3

Hospitality

3.6

Practice Facilities

4

Food & Drink

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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A Golfer rated 4.5 out of 5

Reviewed Jan 30 2023

New course with some very interesting holes, and quite a challenge.

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Clive H rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Jan 12 2023

Greens and tees excellent

Understandably, muddy in places with extreme wet weather over the last month, but greens were excellent.

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Roger M rated 2 out of 5

Reviewed Nov 14 2022

Disappointing

Very slow pace of play two hours thirty for nine holes as a three ball. Main problem is that the grass is not properly layered off the fairway. The ball would just roll off the fairway and you are looking to find it.

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Mark W rated 3.5 out of 5

Reviewed Aug 28 2022

Nice solid course

A nice gentle round with the back nine making you think a little about shot selection. Greens are generally quite hilly which makes them harder to read and to keep 2 putting . We played at 3:30 and had a number of 1 & 2 balls teeing off when they wanted so caused a lot of bunching up and play through which was marginally annoying.overall a nice solid course though that I would definitely play again

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Warren B rated 3.5 out of 5

Reviewed Aug 18 2022

nice course friendly staff, good condition with the lack of rain we have had, greens needed a trim but overall a good day out, great club house

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Paul M rated 4.5 out of 5

Reviewed Jul 25 2022

The staff were very welcoming and quick to serve, the course was in excellent condition. The food both on arrival and for the one course meal was excellent and very good value. Would definitely visit again.

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Mike F rated 3 out of 5

Reviewed Jun 21 2022

Good beginners course in nice setting

Undulating and nice fairways. Ditches border the fairways so beware. Later holes are a bit short but you need to be accurate if you want to get par.

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Paul C rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Mar 8 2022


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Roger M rated 1 out of 5

Reviewed Mar 6 2022

Not a winter course

The wet weather has taken a big toll on this course with large areas extremely muddy and the greens have been badly sanded. This was done as the greens had a disease we were told. Avoid this as there are better condition courses locally

(Round played: Mar 2022 - Score: 90 Handicap: 14.4)

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Andy P rated 2 out of 5

Reviewed Feb 2 2022

February 2nd

So, I was a full member here for about 3/4 years - lovely people play here, great staff etc but in the last year or so something seems to be terribly wrong with the greens. I love a putt or three so greens are very high on my wish list - so I'm afraid Crane Valley is out of bounds for the foreseeable.
In addition it appears many members/visitors are illiterate as cannot read large signs placed around course to guide trolleys away from wet areas that need protection.
Huge pitchmark left by group before on 6th tee, maybe they were so proud of being so close they left it for us to see.
Some temp tee boxes but while badly needed tee reconstruction underway but they are too small. On 15th - driver is needed and there really is not enough room to let the big dog out unless you are adept at playing with heels in mid air.

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Phil D rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Feb 1 2022

Refurbished club and course

Played this course several times over the years but it has recently been taken over by a new company who have spent a lot of money redesigning the course (new bunkers and lake) all bunkers have been updated too. The clubhouse has also had a makeover, there is no pro shop as you would usually find, check in is at the bar where you can purchase the usual small items.
The course is of two halves, one with trees lining many holes the second nine more open. A good test of golf, worth a visit, I will be back

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A Golfer rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Jan 11 2022

Good layout

Crane Valley had a good layout with variety in the holes.

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Warren B rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Nov 6 2021

Very friendly staff & groundsman & members, a very nice course the greens were being worked on but all were in impressive condition for this time of year

(Round played: Nov 2021 - Score: 97 Handicap: 17.6)

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Clive H rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Sep 15 2021

Lovely open course

Very pleasant open course, so generally forgiving. In very good condition all round. Most enjoyable.

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Simon B rated 5 out of 5

Reviewed Jul 25 2021


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