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4.2
Value
4.2
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.1
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4.5
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4.0
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4.3
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4.3
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4.0
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4.8
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4.3
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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Style Parkland
Par 70
Length 6400 yards
Slope 0
Rating 0.0
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Brancepeth Castle Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1924
Golf Season Year round
Architect H. S. Colt (1924) Hawtree Ltd

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - GBP 25
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Reviews

4.2
19 Reviews (19)
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5.0
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Previously Played

Stunning Views

As usual course in great condition always like playing here well presented everyone friendly a joy to visit.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

OUTSTANDING

We have wanted to play this course for a long time but due to high green fees we have avoided it, up until yesterday when we found a "HOT DEAL" on Tee Off Times. Now I can understand why they ask so much for green fees. I have played golf for 14 years , pretty much every course in the North East. Brancepeth Castle Golf Course is definitely up there with the best. The Pro in the shop was friendly and helpful. Good practice area with 2 putting greens and nets. The course was in Excellent condition. The Greens are the best I have played on this year and were very quick. Like someone mentioned in a previous review "You need to see these Par 3's to believe them." Beautiful views . We were lucky as no one was holding us up . and we had a nice relaxed round. We cant wait to return. 5 STAR ALL ROUND

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Beautiful setting

Had a wonderful day this is a little gem of a course.
Staff where chatty , friendly and smiling. I would recommend this course to all. it’s not easy but you don’t get bored with the scenery whilst working out how to approach the lovely but difficult par 3’s.

Thanks for a great day out Brancepeth !!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Superb

As usual one of the best golf courses in the North East condition was great for this time of year can't wait to get back & play it again

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Mates golf day out at Brancepeth

Excellent weather, course conditions and course. The greens had just been tined and sanded so in a couple of weeks time the course will be in top condition. It had been a couple of years since we last played it but will certainly be back soon.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

A month too early

Played this beautiful course on a beautiful day but was very disappointed with the condition. The second hole was completely closed, there were several winter greens in play and numerous tee boxes were off mats. To compound this there was no play from the fairways!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! instead picking and placing in the semi rough. None of this was brought to our attention prior to playing despite a visit to the pro shop!
Not worth the money as many courses are in much much better condition!

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Highly recommended

Heard about this course from a friend and lived up to all my expectations, really good course and the par 3’s have got to be seen to be believed. I will definitely go back next summer to see this course in it’s true splendour

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Golf

Slowest round of golf I have had in the last 10 years 41/2 hours is not good when there is no competition been played

Conditions Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful course quite tight tree lined fairways,some amazing par 3’s would recommend it to anyone

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Interesting course - tough par 3s!

Pleasant members club with an interesting layout and some seriously challenging par 3s. Along with most courses just now the fairways were parched dry and very firm. Greens however were very well watered, soft and true. Overall a well maintained course.
A well established parkland layout with most fairways being based on old fashioned fields. This means they are broad and ‘wave’ up and down, leading to some interesting bounces and stances. You can even end up feeling a bit sea-sick! There’s a decent variety in length and shape which keeps thing interesting. It’s the par 3s that are the really challenging part though. They’re all tough with very little margin for error.. the 10th in particular is a beast, much harder than the 9th (hardest 9th in world golf).
All in a pleasant, well maintained and interesting course.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful course

It's the first time I've played this course , it definitely won't be the last it's beautiful, well kept great views , greens fantastic and the club house lovely , I really recommend anyone to play this course .

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Top golf course.

Very nice course, in beautiful condition. A nice variety of holes and lovely scenery. I would definitely recommend Brancepeth!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course in best ever condition
Greens superb. Fairways spot on.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Hills

Good course to play enjoyable, hard to know where to go as on course signs not the best, and unfortunately the club shop didn't have anything to help you, pro friendly. May play again as a few holes would like to play again to do better
Plenty of water needed as it is a hillside walk

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Wet weather
Walked

Amazing Course to play in Winter

This course is a real treat to play. It rarely closes in winter which is why I was there. Other in the area limited play. This course has ravines, which make it intimidating but satisfying when you succeed. Greens were a delight for winter. Good value. It had rained a bit but the course was very playable.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

The jewel of County Durham

Me and my friend play brancepeth regularly and absolutely love it every single time! It just has a special feel to the course and every hole unique in its own way! Talk about value for money 15 quid a round and it's the best course around County Durham by a country mile and that's coming from someone who has play at least 20 different courses in the region this year alone including highly rated clubs like rockckiffe,ramside,seaton Carew and Cleveland.The greens are so good..very quick and you never seem to have a straight forward putt which is definitely a good thing in my opinion makes for a strong test! Every single part including tee boxes and fairways are always in great condition. We have played here i would say maybe 15 times this year and hopefully try and get in another couple before winter. I would join tomorrow if the membership fees weren't so high that would be literally the only negative point I make! Outstanding

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Good weather
Walked

Fantastic course

A great course with lots of variety. Super greens. Seemed like 5 par 3s. Four of those par 3s were pretty intimidating and the other was over 200 yards to the centre of the green so no pushover. Some of the par 4s had deep valleys too and on or two blind shots to fairways. Well worth a visit. the club house was a great place too with friendly staff and good service. Should have taken my snooker cue along also. Pro shop was well stocked and friendly, thanks Richie. Will definitely go back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging

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