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

Contact Information

Enstone, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, OX7 5UF United Kingdom

Tel: 01608 673488

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

Tee Time Information

  • Midweek Guide: £45.00 per round *
  • Weekend Guide: £55.00 per round *

Book online: with golfnow.co.uk

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

Course Information:
18 holes | Par 72 | 7088 yards | Private | Parkland

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

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

Heythrop Park Resort Golf Reviews & Information


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  3.74

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 176
Average Ratings
3.80 ... Overall Rating
3.98 ... The Course
3.39 ... Course Cond.
3.49 ... Facilities/Serv.
3.58 ... VFM
Addtional Ratings
3.92 ... Pace of play
3.86 ... Hospitality.
3.26 ... Prac. Facil.
2.94 ... Food + Drink
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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.

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Reviewed Jun 30 2020 by Jonathan O - rated 4 out of 5

Tuff track

The club looks like its going places after these uncertain times.
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Reviewed Jun 13 2020 by Ian C - rated 5 out of 5

Perfect

The best condition I have seen it in .
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Reviewed Mar 24 2020 by James J - rated 4 out of 5

Lovely course, hotel rooms small

Lovely 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.
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Reviewed Jan 23 2020 by Alan M - rated 1 out of 5

Muddy

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Reviewed Oct 29 2019 by Stephen S - rated 3 out of 5
Very good condition, great facilities , good test for anyone. ssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss

(Round played: Jul 2019 - Score: 98 Handicap: 17.6)
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Reviewed Oct 21 2019 by Steve S - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Oct 8 2019 by JJ - rated 3 out of 5

Lovely course - but not suitable for everyone

Heythrop 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.

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Reviewed Sep 26 2019 by Steve C - rated 4 out of 5

Great course, long & difficult but very interesting holes

Worth a visit to test your skills and handicap
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Reviewed Sep 12 2019 by Tony C - rated 4 out of 5

Picturesque Course

Long walk between Tee & greens
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Reviewed Sep 10 2019 by Mike V - rated 3 out of 5

Great set up and location

Some really interesting holes, course was under maintenance when I played so didn?t see it at its best would play again
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Reviewed Aug 27 2019 by Ed O - rated 4 out of 5
lovely course nice layout some very testing holes all set in beautiful surroundings

(Round played: Jul 2019 - Score: 91 Handicap: 10)
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Reviewed Aug 21 2019 by Dan M - rated 1 out of 5

Poor conditions

We 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.
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Reviewed Jul 22 2019 by Stephen S - rated 3 out of 5
Course was in really good condition. Greens were very good. Long walk between Tees

(Round played: Jul 2019 - Score: 98 Handicap: 16.9)
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Reviewed Jul 19 2019 by Rob F - rated 3 out of 5

Massive potential

This 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.
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Reviewed Jul 18 2019 by Paul B - rated 4 out of 5

Hidden gem in Chipping Norton

Beautiful 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)
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Reviewed Apr 1 2019 by Clark G - rated 5 out of 5
Excellent course, lots of character. Challenging holes, great scenery. Would absolutely recommend and can't wait to come back and play again.

(Round played: Apr 2019 - Score: 47 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Mar 22 2019 by Steve C - rated 4 out of 5

Good long and interesting course

The 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.
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Reviewed Mar 3 2019 by Pat B - rated 5 out of 5
Fantastic course andi highly recommended you play there.
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Reviewed Jan 20 2019 by Liam B - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed Dec 31 2018 by BICESTER - rated 3 out of 5

Winter golf

Played 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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