Donnington Valley Golf Club

Donnington Valley Golf Club, Berkshire is an 18 hole, par 71 (6296 yard), resort, parkland golf course designed by Mike Smith.

Contact Information

Snelsmore House, Snelsmore Common, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 3BG United Kingdom

Tel: 01635 568140

Golf Pro: Martin Balfour | Tel: 01635 568 142

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

Tee Time Information

  • Midweek Guide: £27.00 per round *
  • Weekend Guide: £36.00 per round *

Book online: with Teeofftimes.co.uk

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

Course Information:
18 holes | Par 71 | 6296 yards | Resort | Parkland

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Visitors: Donnington Valley Hotel and Spa offers an excellent standard of accommodation for your golf break. Its 111 bedrooms recently refurbished rooms features flat screen TVs and air-conditioning, and most of them enjoy peaceful views over the golf course and th

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

Restrictions: Maximum Handicap No Restriction


Donnington Valley Golf Club Reviews & Information


Golfshake Rating

  4.23

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 185
Average Ratings
3.91 ... Overall Rating
3.91 ... The Course
4.00 ... Course Cond.
3.90 ... Facilities/Serv.
3.98 ... VFM
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3.44 ... Pace of play
4.09 ... Hospitality.
3.00 ... Prac. Facil.
3.52 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

185 ratings & 114 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 806 out of 2102.

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What the club says: Donnington Valley Hotel and Spa, in Newbury, had its beautiful 18 hole parkland golf course re-designed and lengthened between 1998 and 2000 and is now a challenging 6,353 yards, par 71 course from the back tees. Although some of the holes are quite forgiving the closing four holes are regarded as one of the toughest finishes in the country, with water featuring prominently on 15th, 16th and 17th holes.


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Reviewed Apr 18 2019 by Simon H - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed Mar 29 2019 by Dave K - rated 3 out of 5
Greens in good condition, some of the fairways could have done with some more grass on them but overall course in pretty good condition.

(Round played: Mar 2019 - Score: 97 Handicap: 22.9)
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Reviewed Mar 29 2019 by Dave K - rated 3 out of 5
Greens in good condition, some of the fairways could have done with some more grass on them but overall course in pretty good condition.

(Round played: Mar 2019 - Score: 97 Handicap: 22.9)
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Reviewed Mar 7 2019 by Martin K - rated 3 out of 5
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Reviewed Jan 27 2019 by Simon M - rated 4 out of 5

Excellent experience

Very good course only out matched by the friendly staff that make it a first choice venue.
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Reviewed Jan 7 2019 by Simon T - rated 4 out of 5

excellent greens

I was impressed with the greens, smooth and fast.
Fairways were dry but a little bit muddy, as expected this time of year.
Great bar looking over the 9th and 18th greens.
Super friendly pro shop staff.
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Reviewed Nov 17 2018 by Elliott Horton, Swindon - rated 4 out of 5

Great course in all seasons

Donnington\'s day ticket green fee provides fantastic value for a day out. Amazing value for a course that is always in great condition. Greens are great in all seasons. A short, tight course with plenty of challenging holes. Always a great welcome. Beautiful clubhouse. Highly recommended.
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Reviewed Nov 13 2018 by Bruce H - rated 4 out of 5
Enjoyable!!
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Reviewed Oct 17 2018 by Rukshi W - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Oct 6 2018 by Gary - rated 4 out of 5

Tough Back Nine

Only played the back nine due to lack of Time. Tough for a high handicapper like me. Very hilly and tight. Scenic though and good greens. Pro friendly and helpful. Would like to return and play the whole course.
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Reviewed Sep 20 2018 by Steve H - rated 4 out of 5
Best green I have played in some time, good speed and true

Very entertaining round of golf

(Round played: Sep 2018 - Score: 90 Handicap: 18.4)
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Reviewed Sep 12 2018 by Richard S - rated 4 out of 5

Attractive, challenging course

I played here with friends on a one night + two rounds of golf stay. The course is really nice with some challenging holes. We all found the greens hard to read, even on the second day! This is the third time we have stayed here and we plan to be back next year.

(Round played: Sep 2018 - Score: 101 Handicap: 28)
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Reviewed Aug 31 2018 by Eifion E - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Aug 31 2018 by Christine B - rated 4 out of 5

lovely course

Had a great Away Day with 8 ladies course was in good condition given the hot weather that we had had. Will definitely play again. It was slow going but there were lots of people on the course, but not a problem

(Round played: Aug 2018 - Score: 118 Handicap: 0)
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Reviewed Aug 27 2018 by Ross L - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Aug 27 2018 by Charlie B - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Aug 16 2018 by Hugh Townend - rated 3 out of 5

HILLY BACK 9

Definitely a course of 2 halves ! The front nine are varied and interesting - the back 9 very hilly and "samey". Excellent greens.
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Reviewed Jul 28 2018 by Will S - rated 4 out of 5
Played in sunshine wind and rain and occasional thunder and lightning. Nice friendly course. A few particularly challenging holes teeing off to very sloppy narrow fairways. Good mix of holes and challenges.

(Round played: Jul 2018 - Score: 96 Handicap: 19.9)
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Reviewed May 24 2018 by Martin K - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed May 13 2018 by Nick M - rated 4 out of 5
Great condition in general but the greens were quick in places and were not running true.

(Round played: May 2018 - Score: 89 Handicap: 16)
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