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Donnington Valley Golf Club

4   Golfshake Golf Course Rating 232 reviews | Post Review | Website
Price Guide: ££££ | HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Course Information

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

18 holes | Par 71 | 6221 yards | Resort | Parkland



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Address: 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


Golf Club Facilities

Golf club hire  Club Hire
Buggy Hire  Buggy Hire
Golf shop  Golf Shop
Changing rooms  Changing
Clubhouse  Clubhouse
Bar  Bar
Food  Dining
Function Room Hire  Function Room
Accommodation  Accommodation

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

Midweek Guide: £27.00 per round *

Weekend Guide: £36.00 per round *

  • Societies Accepted to Play
  • Society Deals Available
  • 7 Day Membership Available
  • 5 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: £27.00 per round *

Weekend Guide: £36.00 per round *

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


Review Information


GOLFSHAKE RATING

4

Golfshake Golf Course Rating

 

AVERAGE RATING 3.9
(based on 232 reviews)

5 star
61
4 star
106
3 star
54
2 star
8
1 star
3
 

HIGHLY RATED

97%

would play again or recommend


3.9

The Course

4.1

Course Conditions

4

Value For Money

3.6

Pace of Play

3.8

Facilities & Service

4.1

Hospitality

2.9

Practice Facilities

3.3

Food & Drink

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 6221 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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Martin K rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Sep 15 2022

good greens and challenging fairways

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Dave P rated 3 out of 5

Reviewed Sep 9 2022

Qwerky

Played this course twice in 2 days sep 3-4 2022.
Weather had been dry of late so fairways were dry and hard.
Only 2 par 5s and 3 par 3s. A string of 7 par 4s from 2nd to 8th. 1st & 2nd good holes then we get some silly tight par 4s , lap of the gods if you get a good or bad bounce. You can easily be blocked by low branches and tricky to advance to ball back in play as the fairways are so slopey. The par 5s are good. 1st reachable in 2 as its all downhill. 15th a good par 5 you have to plot your way. 9th a good short par 3 with a very slopey green. other 2 par 3s are both with raised greens that you cant see, both very difficult. The condition of the fairways was good, greens also were good and fast. I would take about 9 or 10 holes from the 18 as good design but the rest not enjoyable. Will not be rushing back but worth a go if you live close.

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Ian K rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Aug 29 2022

Donnington Valley

Well maintained course with nice pro shop and staff. Dealt with efficiently and politely. Course was dry due to recent weather conditions, understandably. This made the course difficult as you had to play for the slope of the fairways and the extra distance the course mad the ball travel. Greens were true and reasonably fast.
Lacks signage as to where certain holes are and can be misleading especially hole 9 to 10....difficult to find! Otherewise a great day out.

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Antony B rated 4.5 out of 5

Reviewed Jul 26 2022

Very good course

Great Society venue - good test of your glf. Some tight fairways and very difficylt greens.

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Gavin C rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Jul 26 2022

Fantastic course and excellent value for moeny

Fairways dry in this weather, greens very nice and receptive. Beer good quality and selection

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Chris M rated 4.5 out of 5

Reviewed Jun 27 2022

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course condition was excellent, tight fairways , lotys of trees

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Ashley S rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed May 23 2022


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A Golfer rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Dec 10 2021

Picturesque course

A very picturesque course, with a good test but fair.

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Alex D rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Nov 24 2021

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Fantastic greens, great layout, but found it very sticky under foot, very much like to play it in the summer.????

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Alex D rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Nov 20 2021

Portsmouth

Fantastic greens, great layout, but found it very sticky under foot, very much like to play it in the summer.????

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Tim W rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Nov 4 2021


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Tim W rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Nov 4 2021


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Mike T rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Oct 25 2021

Very Good Golf Break

Group of 8 enjoyed nice weather, decent course with some challenging blind tee and approach shots , greens quite pacy for the time of year and considering heavy rain fall before the Friday round. Course & Hotel staff welcoming and friendly and food very nice . A very good location for a group of mixed handicappers looking for a good social resort course set up.

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Tim W rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Oct 18 2021


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Robert C rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Sep 21 2021


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