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Forest of Dean Golf Club

Forest of Dean Golf Club, Gloucester is an 18 hole, par 69 (5925 yard), private, parkland golf course established in 1973

Contact Information

Lords Hill, Coleford, Gloucester, GL16 8BD United Kingdom

Tel: 01594 832583

Golf Pro: Stuart Jenkins | Tel: 01594 833689

Website: http://www.bells-hotel.co.uk/index.php?/Golf/golf.html
 

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  • Midweek Guide: £18.00 per round *
  • Weekend Guide: £25.00 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 69 | 5925 yards | Private | Parkland

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Forest of Dean Golf Club Reviews & Information


Golfshake Rating

  4.06

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 133
Average Ratings
3.86 ... Overall Rating
3.68 ... The Course
3.78 ... Course Cond.
3.74 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.11 ... VFM
Addtional Ratings
3.53 ... Pace of play
4.19 ... Hospitality.
2.91 ... Prac. Facil.
3.91 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

133 ratings & 82 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 1215 out of 2170.

HIGHLY RATED - 98% would play again or recommend

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Highly Recommended 2020

What the club says: The Forest of Dean Golf Club was founded in 1973 and is situated in the beautiful and unspoilt Area of Outstanding Beauty that is the Forest of Dean.

With unique rolling parkland, lakes, streams, bunkers and woodland, this par 69 eighteen hole golf course provides a challenge to all categories of golfers and is a joy to play.


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Reviewed Apr 1 2021 by Nigel J - rated 3 out of 5
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Reviewed Oct 22 2020 by John O - rated 4 out of 5

Challenging course with something for everyone

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Reviewed Oct 18 2020 by Paul B - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Sep 28 2020 by James C - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Sep 28 2020 by Peter W - rated 3 out of 5

Great value for money

I would recommend that the Tee box for the 10th hole is moved as for medium to long handicappers the drive is too difficult (and blind) and led to a considerable log jam while groups were trying to find their shots had gone to.
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Reviewed Sep 7 2020 by Dave E - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Aug 27 2020 by Steven B - rated 4 out of 5

Great Course

Great course
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Reviewed Aug 9 2020 by Neil F D - rated 3 out of 5
A deceptively challenging course but in dry conditions the ball will follow the contours and can leave you in the rougher fairway edges which although cut back still leave some awkward shots to handle and many of the bunkers are well placed
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Reviewed Aug 9 2020 by Thomas M - rated 5 out of 5

Golf weekend

Chose this as it was only an hour and a half drive away. Glad we did the course was in great condition and the weather could not have been better. Hotel a bit dated but the staff were excellent. Recommended.

(Round played: Aug 2020 - Score: 98 Handicap: 21.6)
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Reviewed Aug 9 2020 by Neil F D - rated 3 out of 5
A deceptively challenging course but in dry conditions the ball will follow the contours and can leave you in the rougher fairway edges which although cut back still leave some awkward shots to handle and many of the bunkers are well placed
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Reviewed Jul 29 2020 by Clifford N - rated 4 out of 5

Curate's Egg

Very enjoyable, but you need to know your way around, as the layout can be confusing. In one or two places you have to cross other fairways to get to the next tee. We all felt the 10th hole was a bit of an unfair challenge off the tee, especially for seniors. One ball was lost, one nearly cleared the trees but was held up enough to drop into the ditch, and one went left, and was the only one that scored on that hole.
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Reviewed Jul 27 2020 by Ian P - rated 5 out of 5

Tidy, worth a visit

Really nice course in great shape, would recommend if you’ve not played before. Shame about some minor vandalism on a few greens but recovering nicely. Second visit in last two weeks.

(Round played: Jul 2020 - Score: 86 Handicap: 18.2)
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Reviewed Jul 27 2020 by Ian P - rated 5 out of 5

Tidy, worth a visit

Really nice course in great shape, would recommend if you’ve not played before. Shame about some minor vandalism on a few greens but recovering nicely. Second visit in last two weeks.

(Round played: Jul 2020 - Score: 86 Handicap: 18.2)
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Reviewed Jul 27 2020 by Ian P - rated 5 out of 5

Tidy, worth a visit

Really nice course in great shape, would recommend if you’ve not played before. Shame about some minor vandalism on a few greens but recovering nicely. Second visit in last two weeks.

(Round played: Jul 2020 - Score: 86 Handicap: 18.2)
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Reviewed Jul 25 2020 by Robert F - rated 4 out of 5

Lovely course in the forest of dean

Played here when golf clubs started to reopen from Covid as this was one of the first in the area to allow non-members. The course was in good condition and was a nice challenge in a lovely location. Enjoyed the round and would definitely play again
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Reviewed Jul 19 2020 by Nigel J - rated 4 out of 5

Groupon Deal

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Reviewed Jul 18 2020 by Nigel J - rated 4 out of 5

Groupon Deal

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Reviewed Jul 15 2020 by Stuart W - rated 5 out of 5

Fantastic course

Fantastic course well worth playing, fairways are very forgiving. Greens are playing very well & will take you by surprise

(Round played: Jun 2020 - Score: 100 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Jun 11 2020 by Robert J - rated 5 out of 5
We haven't played this course for a year and it was in fantastic shape, all aspects were great, greens, fairways, rough and bunkers even with no rakes. A lot of work has been done to alleviate the course being very wet in the winter - will have to see how that works later in the year.

(Round played: Jun 2020 - Score: 93 Handicap: 16.1)
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Reviewed Jun 1 2020 by Henry B - rated 5 out of 5

Lovely course

Greens played well, fairways in great shape. It was also very well organised in terms of spacing of parties ensure information a smooth and fast round

(Round played: Jun 2020 - Score: 92 Handicap: 24.9)
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