Vale Resort

  Price Guide: £££££ | HIGHLY RECOMMENDED   Golfshake Review   Book Tee Times 

The Vale Resort, in the Vale of Glamorgan, is a 36 hole club with the 18 hole, par 73 (7433 yard) Wales National Course and the 18 hole, par 72 (6346 yard) Lake Course. A resort, parkland golf course.

Contact Information

Hensol Park, Hensol, Mid Glamorgan, CF72 8JY United Kingdom

Tel: 01443 665899 | Fax: 01443 222220

Website: http://www.vale-hotel.com

Golf Pro: Clive Coombs | Tel: 01443 665899

Contact/Secretary: Dan Lansdown (Golf Sales)

Tee Time Information

Price Guide: £££££
  • Midweek Guide: Lakes: FROM £20.00 Wales National:FROM £25 *
  • Weekend Guide: Lakes: FROM £30.00 Wales National: FROM £45.00 *
Book online: with Teeofftimes.co.uk

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

Facilities & Visitor Information

Course Information: 36 holes | Par Wales National 73; Lake Course 72 | Wales National 7433; Lake Course 6346 yards | Resort | Parkland

Facilities: Driving range, Golf clubs for hire, Golf buggies for hire, Golf pro shop, Changing rooms, Golf clubhouse, Bar, Food available, Available for functions, Accommodation available, golf course.

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

Restrictions: Maximum Handicap 36

Location: http://www.vale-hotel.com/Location

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Course Tee Par SSS Yds
The Lake Coursewhite72716436
The Lake CourseYellow72706017
The Lake CourseRed74745760
wales nationalBlue73757433
wales nationalWhite73736987
wales national1873736617
wales nationalYellow73716608
wales nationalRed75745863

Vale Resort Reviews & Information

Golfshake Rating

  4.63

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 132
Breakdown Averages

4.20 ... Overall Rating
4.23 ... The Course
4.34 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.09 ... VFM
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132 ratings from Golfshake members - Ranked 104 out of 1971.

HIGHLY RATED - 97% would play again or recommend

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What the club says: The Vale Resort has two 18 hole championship courses. The Wales National is one of the longest golf courses outside of the USA - at 7,433 yards and par 73 off the championship tees. It opened in June 2003 by Great Britain Olympic gold medalist Sir Steve Redgrave and has hosted multiple Europro and Challenge Tour events. The aptly named Lake Course (par 72) is dominated by a 20-acre lake and has water coming into play on 12 of its holes.

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What Golfshake says:



Most Helpful Review

We stayed here as a group of 12 and played both courses over the two days. The hotel rooms were cracking, dinner was plentiful and really well cooked and just what we needed after the first days golf. Even when we got held up and had to inform the lady we would be late, she was very helpful and accommodating. The courses are laid out brillantly, with a mix of super hard holes and some that make you think you are better than you are!!! The Welsh National has many more trees to make you hit a straight ball from the tee than the Lakes, but clearly the Lakes has the water to help you stay straight. However on both courses the Greens were good, but not great. We could see that some work had been done, with the deep scarring probably essential to make them perfect for the next few months, but why do both courses at the same time?? We would have expected at least one to be of such a high standard that when we got back to our own club we would be raving about it, however we could not. This is a GREAT venue, EXCELLENT value for money, the staff are SUPERB but the greens needed to be better to make us rave about it. - Apr 29 2014


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- Sep 16 2013



Golf Course Reviews for Vale Resort

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Rich W rated 5 out of 5 - Aug 6 2018

3rd time I’ve played this course and it was in excellent condition due to the summer weather we’ve been having.
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Cliff M rated 4 out of 5 - Aug 5 2018

Very good very good very good very good very good very good very good very good very good

(Round played: Aug 2018 - Score: 91 Handicap: 11.5)
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Danny P rated 5 out of 5 - Aug 2 2018

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Stuart C rated 5 out of 5 - Jul 13 2018

Beautiful courses
Went on a company outing and couldn?t fault anything and look forward to going back .
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Dean K rated 4 out of 5 - May 29 2018

Vale resort
Lovely place
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Alan W rated 4 out of 5 - May 27 2018

A must to play
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Nick M rated 3 out of 5 - May 13 2018

Really slow and terrible greens but down to the time of year, hotel nice.

(Round played: Apr 2018 - Score: 104 Handicap: 15.7)
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Kevin W rated 4 out of 5 - Apr 23 2018

awesome track -
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Jc A rated 4 out of 5 - Apr 17 2018

long course, good greens, very soft fairways due to rain. various blind tee shots with fairway markers oddly placed.

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Tom B rated 3 out of 5 - Apr 14 2018

Good Course
Good course but lots of standing water everywhere. I imagine it would be lovely to play in the summer.

(Round played: Apr 2018 - Score: 87 Handicap: 22.4)
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Jeremy P rated 1 out of 5 - Mar 30 2018

National Disaster
Poorly drained, too long between green an tee, poor signage, virtually unplayable in the wet

(Round played: Mar 2018 - Score: 99 Handicap: 13)
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Dave E rated 5 out of 5 - Mar 17 2018

Great break
Very wet under foot but very nice course. Look forward to trying it when it's a bit drier.

(Round played: Mar 2018 - Score: 112 Handicap: 26.1)
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Jonathan L rated 3 out of 5 - Nov 10 2017

Wasn't in great condition
I was really looking forward to my round on the Wales National but it fell below expectations. The course was waterlogged on most fairways, the rough was unkempt and two holes were out of action. It made for a frustrating round.

(Round played: Nov 2017 - Score: 104 Handicap: )
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Greg R rated 4 out of 5 - Oct 22 2017

Great, course, good fun
Very nice course, not too much water despite the name! Good test for all abilities and good condition.

(Round played: Oct 2017 - Score: 96 Handicap: 17.8)
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Lee P rated 5 out of 5 - Sep 24 2017

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Alan C rated 4 out of 5 - Aug 18 2017

Great Course, good foe beginner like me or the more advanced player. Course had recently been hollow tined.

(Round played: Aug 2017 - Score: 124 Handicap: 0)
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James M rated 5 out of 5 - Aug 5 2017

What a peach of a course
Really liked this course. Tough but playable and in great condition
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Scott L rated 4 out of 5 - Aug 1 2017






(Round played: Jul 2017 - Score: 98 Handicap: 19.9)
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John S rated 5 out of 5 - Jul 2 2017

Super course
This is a great course with fantastic landscaping. The lakes make it really interesting!!!

(Round played: Jul 2017 - Score: 99 Handicap: 28)
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Alvan B rated 5 out of 5 - Jun 19 2017

Vale National great golfing experience
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