Birch Grove Golf Course

Birch Grove Golf Course, Essex is a 9 hole, par 66 (4546 yard), private, parkland golf course established in 1970

Contact Information

Layer Road, Colchester, Essex, CO2 0HS United Kingdom

Tel: 01206 734276

Website: http://www.birchgrovegolfclub.com
 

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  • Midweek Guide: £17.00 per round *
  • Weekend Guide: £17.00 per round *

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

Course Information:
9 holes | Par 66 | 4546 yards | Private | Parkland

Golf shop Clubhouse BarFood Function Room Hire

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Birch Grove Golf Course Reviews & Information


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  4.05

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 56
Average Ratings
3.80 ... Overall Rating
3.84 ... The Course
3.60 ... Course Cond.
3.52 ... Facilities/Serv.
3.82 ... VFM
Addtional Ratings
3.60 ... Pace of play
4.30 ... Hospitality.
2.10 ... Prac. Facil.
3.67 ... Food + Drink
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56 ratings & 31 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 1294 out of 2162.

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Reviewed Mar 13 2007 by Bob B - rated 2 out of 5
Not the best course in the world, could do with some better upkeep.
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Reviewed Aug 12 2020 by Josh L - rated 3 out of 5
Very nice course, greens well preserved and well managed- went on a very hot day however and so dried scorched grass made it difficult

(Round played: Aug 2020 - Score: 51 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Sep 13 2015 by Mike P - rated 3 out of 5

Much better now that they have done the greens. short but tricky nine hole course
(Round played: Sep 2015 - Score: 98 Handicap: 25.7)
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Reviewed Jun 1 2015 by Graham D - rated 3 out of 5

A good test on this often tight 9 hole course which was in great condition
(Round played: Jun 2015 - Score: 81 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Apr 26 2015 by Mark M - rated 3 out of 5


(Round played: Apr 2015 - Score: 45 Handicap: ) tricky little 9 hole course - could do with better children's deals to make it attractive to families
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Reviewed May 17 2014 by Chris W - rated 3 out of 5
Very very very tight course, good condition with some interesting holes!! Accuracy is key!!!

(Round played: May 2014 - Score: 89 Handicap: 28)
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Reviewed Feb 28 2013 by Geoffrey S - rated 3 out of 5
Nice little course that is now drying out. Clubhouse a bit old fashioned and very dark needs lightening up. Excellent bar food Ham eggs and chips £4.50 really good and great value. Pretty busy for a Thursday.

(Round played: Feb 2013 - Score: 95 Handicap: 18.2)
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Reviewed Oct 31 2007 by Michael B - rated 3 out of 5
A nice 9 holer usually in super condition. Very friendly and the facilities are being upgraded which will help a lot
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Reviewed Sep 4 2007 by Russell M - rated 3 out of 5
A gem of a course.

It might be short but it is in excellent condition at the moment.

I recommend you play here.
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Reviewed Jul 6 2007 by Michael B - rated 3 out of 5
Sort course but pretty demanding. Upkeep excellent and facilities will be very good when renolvations completed.
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Reviewed Jul 26 2020 by Ben W - rated 4 out of 5

Challenging 9 hole course

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Reviewed Sep 16 2019 by Bert K - rated 4 out of 5

Good course, shame about other members

Used this course as a visitor over the weekend. Has a great range of holes requiring different skills and shots. A real shame that other users decide to take divets out of the ground in frustration. Also you get treated like an alien by the club staff, and spoken to like a criminal by other players when you supposedly ?take too long? on a shot.
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Reviewed Aug 17 2019 by Anthony S - rated 4 out of 5
very+friendly+people+here
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Reviewed Sep 27 2018 by Matthew C - rated 4 out of 5

Hidden gem!!

Great little course.
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Reviewed Aug 19 2018 by Ian H - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Jun 24 2018 by Creag D - rated 4 out of 5

Good little short course. 2 - Pointer

Brilliant overall, good to work on ones shorter game. There were 2 points that i would like to bring up.
1- The greens should be given more speed as a lot of them were rather slow.
2 - on the 6/15th Hole the Par 5 there is that massive tree that is in the fairway, this takes out the opportunity to hit large and go for the green with a short iron. Perhaps the Greenkeeper should bring the idea up of getting rid of the tree.

(Round played: Jun 2018 - Score: 70 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Jun 23 2018 by Seb S - rated 4 out of 5
Great little course! Only planned to play nine but wanted to play 9 more and it was only £5 extra! £12 for the first 9. Friendly clubhouse and even a little shop which I didn’t even realise was there.
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Reviewed May 31 2018 by graham - Colchester - rated 4 out of 5

what a fun golf course

Moved to Colchester from Romford late March this year . Played this course 25 years ago and thought I would give it a go . Kept in excellent condition . It is pretty , fun and you need to think . Just a touch short to be a great course but I like fun golf courses and this is exactly that . Members and bar very very friendly and I am told the food is excellent . I will sample lunch very soon .
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Reviewed Oct 12 2017 by Graham D - rated 4 out of 5
Excellent condition, short but tricky course, well worth a visit. Will definitely return

(Round played: Oct 2017 - Score: 83 Handicap: 18)
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