Heythrop Park Resort Golf
Heythrop Park Resort Golf, Oxfordshire is an 18 hole, par 72 (7088 yard), private, parkland golf course designed by Tom Mackenzie in 2008
Enstone, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, OX7 5UF United KingdomTel: 01608 673488
Tee Time Information
- Midweek Guide: £45.00 per round *
- Weekend Guide: £55.00 per round *
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18 holes | Par 72 | 7088 yards | Private | Parkland
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- Societies Accepted to Play
- Society Deals Available
- 7 Day Membership Available
- 5 Day Membership Available
Heythrop Park Resort Golf Reviews & Information
3.80 ... Overall Rating
3.98 ... The Course
3.39 ... Course Cond.
3.49 ... Facilities/Serv.
3.58 ... VFM
3.92 ... Pace of play
3.86 ... Hospitality.
3.26 ... Prac. Facil.
2.94 ... Food + Drink
176 ratings & 125 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 1729 out of 2137.
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What the club says: Heythrop Park is one of the most historic Estates in England and in keeping with its status is now graced by a quintessential English golf course which meanders over ridges and through valleys and is studded with ancient woodland, lakes and streams.
The new 7,088-yard par 72 course is the handiwork of Tom Mackenzie, of the internationally-renowned golf course architects, Mackenzie & Ebert, who are currently working on four Open Championship venues.
Golf Course Reviews for Heythrop Park Resort Golf
The golf courses reviews are the personal opinions of members of Golfshake who completed a review after playing the course. These opinions do not necessarily represent the views of Golfshake.com
Tuff trackThe club looks like its going places after these uncertain times.
PerfectThe best condition I have seen it in .
Lovely course, hotel rooms smallLovely course, was good in winter conditions, so in summer will probably be perfect. Golf clubhouse only partially open as it was winter. Layout of the course is interesting and certainly challenging in parts. Hotel is tired, but main reception rooms and restaurant have been refurbished to high standards. Breakfast was poor, but acceptable. Dinner was amazing, superb food and drinks.
(Round played: Jul 2019 - Score: 98 Handicap: 17.6)
Lovely course - but not suitable for everyoneHeythrop is a great layout with many excellent and picturesque holes. But...
A group of of us (mixed ages mid-50s to 70s) played the course recently and there are several things they need to address for visiting parties.
The state of many of their pathways is appalling and indeed, in my opinion, extremely dangerous. On several holes these are little better than rock and pothole-strewn tracks and very tricky to walk along, particularly as they are often on steep inclines and climbs. Certainly not suitable for those less nimble on their feet than they once were.
The other two gripes are that walks from green to next tee are ludicrously long - particularly on the back nine - and on-course signage is less than clear, so playing the course unseen can mean it's difficult to know where to go next.
Some of our party had ordered buggies but these were banned - deemed to be dangerous to use in the conditions and quite rightly too - which meant that one of our party was unable to play either day and simply ended up going home.
I think tour operators, as indeed the course itself, should flag up the distances between holes and the tricky terrain to be navigated in some cases so those who may struggle will be forewarned and understand what they are booking. To give an idea - our home course off the yellow tees is approximately 13,000 steps. Heythrop off the yellows was 18,200.
There are no facilities in the golf shop for cooked food so bacon buttie enthusiasts may be disappointed if they travel any distance and fancy something to eat before they go out. The hotel, reasonably close, by does do breakfast wraps or full breakfasts but they are not cheap and in our party those who indulged found them very expensive and served cold.
In summary we thought the course was great, very picturesque and a tough challenge, but with those visiting in a group of mixed ages and abilities might be quite a struggle. I have ticked the "would not" recommend button only on the basis of the paths etc. not the golf course itself.
Great course, long & difficult but very interesting holesWorth a visit to test your skills and handicap
Picturesque CourseLong walk between Tee & greens
Great set up and locationSome really interesting holes, course was under maintenance when I played so didn?t see it at its best would play again
(Round played: Jul 2019 - Score: 91 Handicap: 10)
Poor conditionsWe played this course in August and the conditions are really poor. I was told they dont have adequate equipment to cut the grass in certain areas.
We were a large society day and we had buggies break down and when we arrived we were told they had run out of range balls. Disappointing.
(Round played: Jul 2019 - Score: 98 Handicap: 16.9)
Massive potentialThis course has the potential of being amazing, however there are some issues, lack of maintenance being one of them, although this been slowly improving, I would love to see this course back to its former glory.
Hidden gem in Chipping NortonBeautiful course set in an excellent area, course in excellent condition and very challenging. great value for money.
(Round played: Jul 2019 - Score: 95 Handicap: 21)
(Round played: Apr 2019 - Score: 47 Handicap: )
Good long and interesting courseThe course is well kempt with good greens and fairways. A number of holes have water hazards which can catch you out. Unfortunately the clubhouse does not provide the traditional starter bacon roll or any hot food during the day. Another problem is the approach road which is in a poor state of repair and, in my opinion, needs resurfacing. A long course not for the faint hearted and I would not attempt to play it without a golf buggy, particularly due to the distances between Green to Tee. So definitely a fair weather course.
Winter golfPlayed Heythrop Park today as a three Ball enjoyed the round very much we all scored well. The course is a great layout although work is being done on the greens they putted ok . Thanks to Jamie for a great welcome will return in the spring to play again when things are a bit drier
Robert Darvill (handicap 6)
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