Walmer and Kingsdown Golf Club

Walmer and Kingsdown Golf Club, Kent is an 18 hole, par 72 (6471 yard), private, downland golf course designed by James Braid in 1909.

Contact Information

The Leas, Kingsdown, Deal, Kent, CT14 8EP United Kingdom

Tel: 01304 373256

Golf Pro: Andrew smedley | Tel: 01304 363017

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

Tee Time Information

  • Midweek Guide: £35.00 per round *
  • Weekend Guide: £45.00 per round *

Book online: with Teeofftimes.co.uk

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

Course Information:
18 holes | Par 72 | 6471 yards | Private | Downland

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

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Visitors: Winter Offer Round of Golf for 4 players £80.00

Food available from 8.00 a.m.

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

Walmer and Kingsdown Golf Club Reviews & Information


Golfshake Rating

  4.2

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 41
Average Ratings
4.02 ... Overall Rating
4.09 ... The Course
4.00 ... Course Cond.
3.70 ... Facilities/Serv.
3.86 ... VFM
Addtional Ratings
3.50 ... Pace of play
4.25 ... Hospitality.
2.75 ... Prac. Facil.
4.00 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

41 ratings & 37 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 869 out of 2102.

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What the club says: Established in 1909 the course was officially opened on Saturday 17th April with a match between James Braid, the course designer, and Harry Vardon with Braid the winner 3 and 2. The course is based high up on the very edge of White Cliffs Country between Dover and Deal, Braid designed the course around the natural landscape and made sure it was rich with panoramic views and an abundance of plants and wildlife. A stunning downland course set atop the White Cliffs offering great views of the Channel. An excellent winter golf course.

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Reviewed Jul 15 2019 by William H - rated 4 out of 5
Steep hilly clifftop course. Only 3 flat fairways on the whole course, 1,2 &9. Course in good condition.
Very dry. Ball runs a long way on fairways and greens. Some greens are cut back into the fairway leaving up to a 3 ft verticle drop from fairway to green in some cases with downhill run. Challenges the chip and run skills. Would recommend a buggy if you struggle walking.

(Round played: Jul 2019 - Score: 80 Handicap: 14.2)
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Reviewed Jul 6 2019 by Douglas J - rated 4 out of 5

Cliff Top Beauty

This is a lovely course with spectacular views over the sea. We played in their Open Week and so the course was very busy, but the pace of play was fine. The greens were true and fast. The fairways due to the lack of rain were fast and because of the slopes on many of them you have to think about placing your ball in the best position to get maximum run. We have played this course on a number of occasions, always in sunny conditions and so my thoughts may be coloured by the lovely conditions. However, do try it if you are in the area. I do not think you will be disappointed.
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Reviewed Mar 29 2019 by Andrew P - rated 4 out of 5

The Club and the Cliifs

Fabulous location. Stunning Views.So welcoming and friendly to the visiting golfer. Great experience.

(Round played: Mar 2019 - Score: 96 Handicap: 17.7)
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Reviewed Jun 11 2018 by Jeff C - rated 4 out of 5
Nice course that starts off easy and gets more challenging. Interesting slopes to fairways. Ball runs on a long way due to chalk layers. Greens OK. Play was a bit slow due to a competition.

(Round played: Jun 2018 - Score: 99 Handicap: 21)
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Reviewed May 1 2017 by Steven K - rated 3 out of 5
Interesting course, great views of the White Cliffs. A lot of the holes are played on sloped fairways so you need to think your way around. Greens were good and ran true, many had well placed bunkers to catch errant approach shots. Club house and facilities were ok, unfortunately our group of 12 were slowed down by a society that were starting on the 9th when we arrived.
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Reviewed Apr 21 2017 by Kep 2 - rated 5 out of 5
Stunning views on a top course. Really enjoyable day spent at a great value location.

(Round played: Mar 2017 - Score: 90 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Mar 21 2017 by Peter W - rated 5 out of 5
An unusual course. The distances are often misleading due to big downhill, uphill or sloping fairways. Accuracy is definitely key as a small mistake can be punishing due to the gradients. the front 9 is not too different, but the back has some very strange holes.The 13th is a good example. A good drive to the right edge of the fairway will roll down the hill 50 yards plus to the left to pick up the fairway to the pin. All in all a fun course in good condition and the greens were excellent.


(Round played: Mar 2017 - Score: 98 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Nov 5 2016 by Matt M - rated 4 out of 5
Great course. Very testing course on a windy day.
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Reviewed Oct 2 2016 by Simon H - rated 5 out of 5
Excellent course in great nick. Bargain at £25 through Tee Times. Members are very friendly and helpful. You hardly ever get a flat lie on the fairways which can be a challenge but it's a great challenge to have. When we played they had HT'd and sanded the greens, but they ran very true although a bit slower than normal. To add to the pleasure they had Brains SA in the bar. Lovely way to end a glorious Sunday afternoon. We will be back

(Round played: Sep 2016 - Score: 92 Handicap: 16.6)
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Reviewed Sep 26 2016 by Paul M - rated 4 out of 5
Good well maintained course, difficult in places, rough can be unforgiving.

(Round played: Sep 2016 - Score: 109 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Sep 11 2016 by Simon, Rainham Kent - rated 4 out of 5
Returned to this course today. As always it's a pleasure to play. Greens had been HT'd and sanded, but still good to putt on. Fairway were excellent and the ball was running a long way. Great club with very friendly members and staff. Haven't played here in bad weather conditions and I bet it's a lot tougher.
The Brains SA was a plensent surprise back in the bar. A great days golf.
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Reviewed Sep 6 2016 by Graham P - rated 4 out of 5

nice course with great views all 18 temp greens so will have to go back and have another go
played: Sep 2016 - Score: 87 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Jun 25 2016 by Paul M - rated 4 out of 5
Good course with some holes that certainly make you think about your game. The little tea hut half way round is a nice touch and a welcome sight.

(Round played: Dec 2015 - Score: 111 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Apr 8 2016 by Peter M - rated 4 out of 5
Always good to visit this lovely coastal course

(Round played: Apr 2016 - Score: 92 Handicap: 17.6)
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Reviewed Sep 30 2015 by Ben J - rated 5 out of 5
lovely golf course, a good challenge for all levels

(Round played: Sep 2015 - Score: 98 Handicap: 26.5)
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Reviewed Aug 19 2015 by Matthew O - rated 5 out of 5

Great course in brilliant condition. Tough challenge for any level.

(Round played: Aug 2015 - Score: 89 Handicap: 15.9)
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Reviewed May 9 2015 by Dave U - rated 5 out of 5
Excellent facility with wonderful views, some challenging pin placements

(Round played: May 2015 - Score: 88 Handicap: 13.1)
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Reviewed Apr 16 2015 by Peter M - rated 5 out of 5
Great value, lovely day, lovely course, friendly staff

(Round played: Apr 2015 - Score: 92 Handicap: 17.5)
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Reviewed Apr 6 2015 by John E - rated 4 out of 5

Paid £15 with a member which is great value for this links/woodland course
(Round played: Mar 2015 - Score: 88 Handicap: 10.6)
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Reviewed Feb 11 2015 by Ross M - rated 5 out of 5

we got a 4 ball for £80, excellent value for money with some stunning views. If it wasn't for the 45MPH winds which stopped the members from going out that day it would have been perfect. Please not if playing in the wind a very difficult course.

(Round played: Feb 2015 - Score: 100 Handicap: 16.9)
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