Ferndown Forest Golf Club

Ferndown Forest Golf Club, Dorset is an 18 hole, par 68 (5014 yard), private, parkland golf course established in 1983.

Contact Information

Forest Links Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH22 9PH United Kingdom

Tel: 01202 876096

Golf Pro: Graham Howell | Tel: 01202 876096

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

Tee Time Information

  • Midweek Guide: £16.00 per round *
  • Weekend Guide: £19.00 per round *

Book online: with golfnow.co.uk

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

Course Information:
18 holes | Par 68 | 5014 yards | Other | Parkland

Driving rangeGolf club hireBuggy HireGolf shop Changing roomsClubhouse BarFood Function Room Hire

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Visitors: Visitors are welcome 7 days a week, contact us for our great twilight deals! Twilight offer is just £12 after 2pm - 7 Days a week.

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

Restrictions: Maximum Handicap No Restriction


Ferndown Forest Golf Club Reviews & Information


Golfshake Rating

  3.58

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 180
Average Ratings
3.43 ... Overall Rating
3.20 ... The Course
3.22 ... Course Cond.
3.68 ... Facilities/Serv.
3.87 ... VFM
Addtional Ratings
3.15 ... Pace of play
3.82 ... Hospitality.
3.74 ... Prac. Facil.
4.00 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

180 ratings & 134 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 1890 out of 2162.

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Reviewed Jul 27 2020 by CHIPPENHAM - rated 1 out of 5

Serious Safety Issues

We were looking forward to our round at Ferndown Forest but sadly had to walk off after just 5 holes to ensure our own safety. The Club has packed fairways next to each other and greens one hedge width away from a tee box. Also many players are still learning so balls are literally going everywhere. In addition the netting on the range is too low and balls are regularly flying out at head height across the 1st fairway. If you were able to view the holes in isolation then this could be a fun course but the risk of being hit by a ball on each fairway isn't worth the risk - particularly when there are many other lovely golf courses nearby. We did raise safely concerns with the pro shop who just shrugged. Definitely wont be going back
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Reviewed Jul 14 2020 by Andy P - rated 1 out of 5
Ferndown Forest was never a great course but now it has been shortened and now has 7 par 3s and only 1 par 5 which is only 429 yards off the yellow tees its pretty awful!!!! Ok its cheap to play and the staff are very nice and the adjoining pub restaurant is good it maybe worth a visit, as for me I won't be playing there again.
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Reviewed Nov 4 2018 by Wayne M - rated 1 out of 5

Sadly disappointed

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Reviewed Sep 11 2020 by Matt P - rated 2 out of 5

Cheap, but short and not in great condition

An odd little course. Only cost £20 for 18 holes so it is good value, but it is inferior to other local courses.
Some very short par 3's made things difficult for me, playing only my second round in the last 15 years, as even my PW was too much club.
The course isn't in great condition, however the rough is forgivingly short.
The driving range is very goof though - many bays with trackman.

(Round played: Sep 2020 - Score: 100 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Aug 5 2020 by Alan S - rated 2 out of 5

Just ok

Due to the very dry summer the course was very dusty ,tee boxes hardly any grass just dust .
But the greens were in excelant condition very fast but true



(Round played: Aug 2020 - Score: 95 Handicap: 26.8)
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Reviewed Jun 30 2020 by Richard C - rated 2 out of 5
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Reviewed May 26 2019 by Gerry I - rated 2 out of 5
Tricky little track

Fairways a bit scrubby in places, but overall good value for a knock round

Club and clubhouse staff very friendly



(Round played: May 2019 - Score: 83 Handicap: 13.6)
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Reviewed Apr 21 2019 by Jan G - rated 2 out of 5
Green Fees far too high for standard of course. Would not play again. Pub offers good value food

(Round played: Apr 2019 - Score: 100 Handicap: 26.7)
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Reviewed Oct 8 2018 by Leon D - rated 2 out of 5
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Reviewed Jul 1 2017 by Benedict B - rated 2 out of 5

Not a classic but some nice holes

Good value but not the most interesting or beautiful of courses. Not always easy to work out where to play as quite flat. But always good to get out.

(Round played: Jun 2017 - Score: 88 Handicap: 15.5)
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Reviewed Oct 29 2016 by Rob M - rated 2 out of 5
Not bad but not great
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Reviewed Sep 6 2016 by Charlie S - rated 2 out of 5
Course is a bit scrubby and fairways very tight so take plenty of ballls
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Reviewed Sep 6 2016 by Charlie S - rated 2 out of 5
Course is a bit scrubby and fairways very tight so take plenty of ballls
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Reviewed Jun 17 2016 by Martin M - rated 2 out of 5
The course has not been improved since I last played 3 years ago, despite havingbeen advised to the contrary. It is more an extended par 3 course.

(Round played: Jun 2016 - Score: 90 Handicap: 21.9)
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Reviewed Jun 7 2015 by Chris G - rated 2 out of 5
Could do with some watering on the fairways. Driving range very close to first few holes making it quite risky. First fairway and second green littered with balls from the range. Tee boxes were scrubs of land

(Round played: Jun 2015 - Score: 84 Handicap: 15.5)
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Reviewed Nov 28 2014 by Brian R - rated 2 out of 5


(Round played: May 2013 - Score: 102 Handicap: 28)
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Reviewed Jun 13 2009 by Ben C - rated 2 out of 5
Great day of Golf
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Reviewed Jun 11 2009 by Jean-rene G - rated 2 out of 5
The yardage entered on your database is out of date. They have made some changes.
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Reviewed Jun 11 2009 by Jean-rene G - rated 2 out of 5
front 9 is a nightmare
Back 9 is good, but a lot of ground under repair and very hard fairways
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