Waterton Park Golf Club

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

Waterton Park Golf Club, West Yorkshire is an 18 hole, par 72 (6781 yard), private, parkland golf course designed by Simon Gidman in 1995.

Contact Information

The Balk, Walton, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 6QL United Kingdom

Tel: 01924 259525 | Fax: 01924 240082

Website: http://www.watertonpark.org.uk

Golf Pro: Matthew Pearson | Tel: 01924 259525 ext2

Contact/Secretary: Alison Newton

Tee Time Information

Price Guide: £££
  • Midweek Guide: From £18.50 *
  • Weekend Guide: From £25 *
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* Any prices shown are guide prices, please confirm with the course prior to booking.

Facilities & Visitor Information

Course Information: 18 holes | Par 72 | 6781 yards | Private | Parkland

Facilities: Driving range, 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

Location: http://www.watertonparkgolfclub.co.uk/contact.htm

Designed by: Simon Gidman

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Course Tee Par SSS Yds
Waterton Park Golf ClubBlue72736781
Waterton Park Golf ClubWhite7272 [113.000]6634
Waterton Park Golf Clubyellow72706189
Waterton Park Golf ClubRed72735614

Waterton Park Golf Club Reviews & Information

Golfshake Rating

  4.74

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 103
Breakdown Averages

4.32 ... Overall Rating
4.50 ... The Course
4.33 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.17 ... VFM
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103 ratings from Golfshake members - Ranked 58 out of 1928.

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What the club says: The parkland course is sited on the world's first nature reserve. Charles Waterton a pioneering Victorian naturalist created the nature reserve in 1820 and he dedicated his life to preserving the local wildlife in this area, and today we still share the park with all manner of wildlife. The golf course was designed by Simon Gidman and opened in 1995.
The design cleverly exploits the 200 acres available, creating a spaciousness not found in many courses set in smaller areas. The par 72 course has been built to extremely high standards with USGA specification greens and tree-lined fairways. The club prides itself on the condition of the course especially its fairways and greens, the greens are in play all year round.


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Steve F rated 5 out of 5 - Nov 11 2017

Hidden gem in yorkshire
Iv'e just joined golfshake and saw this golf course on golfshake web site with good reviews, i booked me and my mate for on friday 9th cost £20 each.
only 30 min away from sheffield up the M1 and easy to get to, very good course greens and fairways excellent for november, i will recommend waterton park to all my golfing mates.

(Round played: Nov 2017 - Score: 83 Handicap: 13.8)
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Ashley Y rated 5 out of 5 - Jul 26 2017

Accidentaly Amazing Discovery
Came across this place by accident when searching google for 'best value' courses in the UK. Waterton park subsequently popped up on a Golfshake list of the best UK courses with green fees under ?50... and it's only 30 minutes from where I live, so thought I'd give it a try.

I should point out at this stage that UK green fees are a major source of frustration for me as I think they're a huge barrier to people getting into golf and don't always reflect the quality of a course, but rather the clientele that course is aiming to attract.

Paid ?67 in total for 2 green fees plus buggy hire after an exceptionally warm welcome from Scott in the pro shop. He looked like a man under pressure with 12 jobs on the go at once and a phone ringing off the wall but couldn't have been more helpful and welcoming.

Having played the first few holes we were exceptionally glad to have chosen the buggy as it's undulating to say the least... this is not an easy walking course so I recommend hiking boots if on foot. That said, the layout is great, the course is in amazing condition and the views across and alongside the wonderful lake are spectacular. Indeed, the first par 3 we came across was a stunning hole with a shot across a ravine... it looked like the tee box and green had been cut out of the hillside. I had to keep reminding myself that the green fee is only ?22.50 each (I believe there's also a Thursday afternoon special offer for ?19). That's staggering value for money.

Playing off the blue or white tees you need to be striking it well to make a good score as a lot of the par 4s are 400+ yards and play uphill into the wind. That's not a criticism by any stretch, just an observation... there were a couple of periods where I don't think I used an iron for around 6 holes with driver and fairway wood or rescue being required to get anywhere near the green!

All in all it's outstanding value for money and I rate this place higher than many courses I've played with green fees in excess of ?75. Will definitely be back as it's so refreshing to come across a course of this quality with a green fee around the ?20 mark.

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Keith G rated 5 out of 5 - Jul 18 2017

Fantastic course, played several times, well worth a visit, i find it challenging and fulfilling, its a top course.

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David P rated 5 out of 5 - Jul 7 2017

Excellent course in good condition great test for all standards would recommend this course


(Round played: Jul 2017 - Score: 99 Handicap: 25.9)
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Ian B rated 3 out of 5 - Jun 5 2017

A good course and proved to be quite tricky. Greens were good but a little slow.

(Round played: Jun 2017 - Score: 97 Handicap: 22.4)
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Dave C rated 4 out of 5 - Apr 8 2017



(Round played: Apr 2017 - Score: 89 Handicap: 23.4)
Excellent condition, a tough course with some graet holes.
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Philip H rated 5 out of 5 - Oct 7 2016

The course and the location was excellent. This is the best course in the area.
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Graham F rated 5 out of 5 - Oct 7 2016

Very good, the fairways are the best that we have played this year, greens just has good, a long course 6200 of the yellows, some holes like the 3rd, on a big slope and long, a buggy would be the best way to play it, well worth a try.
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Steve R rated 5 out of 5 - Sep 28 2016

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(Round played: Aug 2016 - Score: 105 Handicap: 22.3)
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Jim B rated 5 out of 5 - Sep 5 2016

staff very helpful and pleasant. the course was long and some people may need a buggy.

(Round played: Sep 2016 - Score: 97 Handicap: 18.4)
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