Essendon Country Club (Hatfield London)

Essendon Country Club, Hertfordshire is a 45 hole complex with the New & Old Courses and 9 hole Pitch & Putt Course. A private, parkland golf course designed by Fred Hawtree.

Contact Information

Bedwell Park, Essendon, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9 6HN United Kingdom

Tel: 01707 260360

Golf Pro: Ian Taylor & James Jankowski

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

Tee Time Information

  • Midweek Guide: £25.00 per round *
  • Weekend Guide: £35.00 per round *

Book online: with golfnow.co.uk

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

Course Information:
Other holes | Par 72 | 7000 yards | Private | Parkland

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

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

Essendon Country Club (Hatfield London) Reviews & Information


Golfshake Rating

  4.48

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 305
Average Ratings
4.07 ... Overall Rating
4.16 ... The Course
4.08 ... Course Cond.
4.09 ... Facilities/Serv.
3.82 ... VFM
Addtional Ratings
3.86 ... Pace of play
4.31 ... Hospitality.
3.74 ... Prac. Facil.
3.88 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

305 ratings & 146 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 382 out of 2162.

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Highly Recommended 2018

What the club says: Essendon Country Club is situated in Bedwell Park in the scenic, rolling countryside of rural Hertfordshire in the South East of England. With two beautiful 18-hole parkland golf courses, a 9 hole pitch & putt, and two grass practice and teaching grounds. On the 7,090 yard course the 4th tee of 650 yards is one of the longest in the country.

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Reviewed Sep 21 2020 by Tony V - rated 4 out of 5
Great conditions greens were fast and true, very good facilities and practice area

(Round played: Sep 2020 - Score: 114 Handicap: 30.5)
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Reviewed Sep 20 2020 by Pete H - rated 4 out of 5

We got lost

Trying to get from 9th green to 10th tee. Def recommend a stroke saver for first timers. Head of Golf could not have been more accommodating after speaking to him in the car park. Wonderful course. Looking forward to playing the new course next time.
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Reviewed Sep 15 2020 by Tomo M - rated 4 out of 5
New course is a really good layout (prefer it to the old course). Greens & fairways in great condition. Bunkers could do with some consistency as some soft some hard. Nice clubhouse and excellent facilities. Enjoyable round and day. Well worth a visit
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Reviewed Sep 5 2020 by Peter H - rated 3 out of 5

Old course

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Reviewed Sep 3 2020 by Peter H - rated 3 out of 5

Old course

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Reviewed Aug 28 2020 by Paul W - rated 3 out of 5

Not quiet as good as it thinks it is, but still worth a visit.

Essendon thinks it's a premier venue but falls down on several points. The old course needs some serious TLC. The bunkers are pretty awful. The greens appeared to have been flooded so were very soft, well beyond receptive. The fairways needed a good trim too. The new course is in much better condition, although the "famous" second greens appear to have been abandoned. The clubhouse needs an upgrade, it's looking very tired inside. They are also charging preium rates to play it which aren't fully justified.
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Reviewed Aug 27 2020 by David J - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed Jul 21 2020 by David I - rated 5 out of 5

Fantastic course, lightning greens

Played the old course, and absolutely loved it. Helps that I played well, but the members I played with said they?d never seen it in such good condition. Every hole is different and the greens were awesome. True and rapid.
Only down side was not serving food on a warm sunny day. Missed a trick there, albeit I understand employment challenges at this time.
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Reviewed Jul 9 2020 by Lee H - rated 4 out of 5
Good course - slow round but that is not the clubs fault. A bit short - can only think of driver required on 3 holes. Still some really good holes - 16 is great.

(Round played: Jul 2020 - Score: 78 Handicap: 9.9)
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Reviewed Jun 28 2020 by Martyn B - rated 4 out of 5
Lovely course good greens,some nice holes well worth a visit.
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Reviewed Jun 27 2020 by Martyn B - rated 4 out of 5
Lovely course good greens,some nice holes well worth a visit.
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Reviewed Jun 24 2020 by James T - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Jun 13 2020 by Kenneth D - rated 4 out of 5

Great Course

A choice of 2 courses set in beautiful settings. Course in excellent condition, greens well kept.
well worth a visit.

(Round played: Jun 2020 - Score: 97 Handicap: 28)
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Reviewed Dec 24 2019 by James S - rated 5 out of 5

Great course and lovely staff

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Reviewed Oct 17 2019 by Steve W - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Oct 13 2019 by Alan D - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Sep 26 2019 by Robin S - rated 5 out of 5

IMPRESSIVE CONDITION

SOME OF THE BEST FAIRWAYS I HAVE PLAYED ON ALL YEAR. GREENS IN SUPERB CONDITION. CLUB HOUSE AND FACILITIES EXCELLENT

(Round played: Sep 2019 - Score: 85 Handicap: 17.5)
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Reviewed Sep 16 2019 by Brian P - rated 4 out of 5

New course

Bunkers require a little work
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Reviewed Sep 13 2019 by Robert S - rated 5 out of 5

Fantastic course

Nice challenging course with a lovely mature feel
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Reviewed Sep 11 2019 by Philip J - rated 5 out of 5
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