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Kington Golf Club

4.5   Golfshake Golf Course Rating 63 reviews | Post Review | Website
Price Guide: £££££ | HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Course Information

Kington Golf Club, Herefordshire is an 18 hole, par 70 (5961 yard), private, inland links golf course designed by Major Cecil Key Hutchison in 1925.

18 holes | Par 70 | 5961 yards | Private | Inland Links


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Address: Bradnor Hill, Kington, Herefordshire, HR5 3RE United Kingdom

Tel: 01544 230340

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


Golf Club Facilities

Driving range  Range
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

Visitors welcome, buggies and electric trolleys available for hire. One of the best stocked Proshops in the county

Midweek Guide: Winter Rate £18.00 per round *

Weekend Guide: Winter Rate, £20.00 per round weekends *

  • Societies Accepted to Play
  • Society Deals Available
  • 7 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: Winter Rate £18.00 per round *

Weekend Guide: Winter Rate, £20.00 per round weekends *

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


Review Information


GOLFSHAKE RATING

4.46

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AVERAGE RATING 4.4
(based on 63 reviews)

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HIGHLY RATED

97%

would play again or recommend

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4.4

The Course

4.3

Course Conditions

4.5

Value For Money

4.2

Pace of Play

4.1

Facilities & Service

4.6

Hospitality

3.2

Practice Facilities

4.1

Food & Drink

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Michael C rated 2 out of 5

Reviewed Sep 23 2019

Challenging but is it fair?

Firstly, loved the views and the people there were very friendly. However, it is a course that needs a guide because if I hit a fairway straight in the middle I expect it to stay on the fairway! Too much hunting for balls that were only just off line. Greens were unresponsive to even the most delicate chip as i found myself off the back on numerous occasions. Not for me I'm afraid!

(Round played: Sep 2019 - Score: 113 Handicap: 23.2)

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Kevin B. rated 3 out of 5

Reviewed Oct 30 2020

Slightly Disappointing

Played here October .2020.

I don't know what it was but i was expecting something a little bit more .Make no mistake it's a good golf experience with it's elevated location & far reaching views & is something completely different to manicured parkland courses .However ,i played Church Stretton the day before which blew me away but this one didn't .
It felt a bit like a war of attrition with the wind .Overall , i think it was because of it being the highest course in England , while there were a couple of memorable holes , i was expecting there to be more & for me there were a few too many holes that were a bit forgettable .

Also, there were a few too may tees where we were playing off the ladies & despite teeing off late morning ,maybe we were just unlucky on that day but we had to wait on every shot from the 6th hole to the end .This was what i was trying to avoid when booking with the pro but he seemed a bit impatient when i was trying to establish times of play that wouldn't be busy .

There are no bunkers & with grassy hollows /craters around some greens ,with the wind as well ,they are just hard to hit ( i.e. the 9th & 12th ) .
Cosy clubhouse .
Overall ,with the views this was a good golf experience & i would say to anyone who hasn't played it to play it but for me having now played it & not living locally i'm not sure if i would make the effort to play it again .

Kevin B.

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Kevin S rated 3 out of 5

Reviewed Nov 20 2016


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Lee G rated 3 out of 5

Reviewed Nov 1 2013

Played 31/10/13 the greens and lay out of the course is great a fantastic inland links the staff are very welcoming and friendly. However i have just spent the last 2 hours clearing the sheep droppings from all my kit it is everywhere except the greens and i mean everywhere the fairways are covered in it this makes a very good course into a good/average course i don't mind sheep on a course but the fairway should surly reward good play and not be covered in droppings

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Richard M rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Oct 12 2021

Super views start to finish, great fun

Loved it start to finish. Accepted there has been a lot of work done to hollow-tine the greens and many tonnes of sand have been put on the greens......quite sure the result with be top notch greens....but not great today - but we accept that. I spoke to one of the pros who said they are fast (14) in summer, which sounds terrifying to me! I'll be back in the summer to see.

So ignoring the bobbly/sandy greens my playing partner and I both agreed we'll return.

It's 1 hr 45 mins from Redditch where I live but i can see myself playing when virtually all the courses get closed/waterlogged in the winter - this will definitely not. The fairways are firmer than a links course.

The views are spectacular. My playing partner had his phone out for photos on every hole!

Not a long course but you need to be straight with the driver to avoid the ferns as you will not be finding that lost ball. Although there are no bunkers it's a real test of your short game with incredible run offs and steep banks around some greens. So I think this is a better test of golf than most parkland courses.

So go test your golfing skills!

We had a discounted round of £17 pp and enjoyed a buggy for £25, that was a good choice!

(Round played: Oct 2021 - Score: 86 Handicap: 11.7)

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Neil K rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Jun 7 2021

Unique course - hilltop gem


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Ian G rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed May 17 2020

great day out

must play course but choose the right weather conditions as hugh up and wind will make all the difference to good score

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John C rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed May 23 2018


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Marc R rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Jun 2 2017

Lovely inland links high above the Black Mountains, well worth a visit!
Will be going back twice annually for sure.

(Round played: Jun 2017 - Score: 80 Handicap: 8.3)

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Ian H rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Jun 1 2017

A lovely course and in very good condition, well worth a visit.
welcoming Clubhouse.

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John C rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed May 9 2017


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Alex H rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Apr 16 2017

An enjoyable round of golf on a very interesting course. Having never played the course before we had a warm welcome from the club Pro Sarah and the club staff, not to mention a nice breakfast.
the course is varied with some of the best views I've ever seen. There is a mixture of short par 3s and open fairway par 5s where you can get the driver out. The greens were pretty quick and the overall condition of the course was great and the fairways were neat. Being so high up it was a little windy so take a windproof jacket bit it didn't retract one bit from the golf. I can't wait to play there again.

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Stewart A rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Sep 30 2016


First time I've played and course was excellent really looking forward to going again

(Round played: Sep 2016 - Score: 101 Handicap: 25.2)

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Paul K rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Jul 30 2016

A beautiful course, with phenomenal views, often all round. Reputedly the highest tee in England. Very weather dependent though. Don't go there if there is a wind. Good condition. No mowers, only sheep to keep the place tidy!

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John C rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Jul 12 2016


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