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Conditions
3.7
Value
3.9
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.0
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.3
80.0%
Recommend this course
43 out of 59 reviews
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3.9
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Conditions
3.5
Value
3.7
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.2
StaffFriendliness
3.8
74.1%
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20 out of 27 reviews
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Conditions
3.6
Value
3.8
Layout
4.1
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.2
StaffFriendliness
3.9
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 7088 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
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Heythrop Park Resort Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 2009
Golf Season Year round
Architect Tom MacKenzie (2009)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "Heythrop Park Golf Academy"
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Conference Facilities, Banquet Facilities, Sauna, Locker Rooms

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Reviews

4.0
59 Reviews (59)
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Reviews 14
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing

Should not be open

Why is this course not closed. It’s nothing more than a bog. Unless you’re very steady footed I would give this a swerve as you’ll not be able to make it round. No drainage whatsoever. It has the potential to be a nice course but not unless it employs some decent management.

If you book through golf now you’ll not get the actual time you booked. And the reception staff will come out with whatever excuse they can think up for poor management. They might squeeze you in in an hour or so and it’ll be dark by the time you reach the 13th.

Oh and off-course amenities? Shut. Mid afternoon on a Friday.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Cold weather
Walked

Enjoyable day out

Third time playing at Heythrop and was very pleased with the conditions of the course, especially given the recent bad weather. After being concerned with the tees in the summer, clearly work had gone into improving them. The greens were excellent and the fairways had stood up to the wet weather. It is a long walk and in places the paths were very muddy, but that is a small price to pay for a very enjoyable and largely quiet afternoon out.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Potential

Could be a great course but pro shop has nothing in it, bar wasn’t serving by tap, greens were in good condition though.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Disappointed by the condition of the course

Having played here a few years ago and enjoyed we thought as we were in the area we would play here again.
Firstly when we arrived there was a problem with our booking, they had double booked, a computer issue we were told but it seems to have happened a few times if you read the reviews. We were told if we could be on the first tee in ten mins we could go out before the four ball. So we had to rush to get out clubs from the car and ready to start. Not a good start.
The course itself was not in a great conditions and seemed to need some TLC. The bunkers were full of leaves and the tee boxes were not very well tended.
I have added a couple of photos.
We were very disappointed with the course.

Conditions Average
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Ok course

We played in some of the worst conditions I have played in for a while and the corse held up well.

Greens were good and pace of play good. First 7-8 holes were good but there are some really boring holes. The distance between some holes is huge and not always clear where the next tee is. Paths aren’t great either

It’s a Cotswolds with some sharp contrasts as the greens and tee boxes were good but a few too many boring holes for me. The 18th was so dull. Feels like playing down a landing strip

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Avoid Saturdays

Booked in via GolfNow 9 days in advance only to find out on arrival that the course had double booked. Telling us we could tee off at 2:30 for a 4ball. Not impressed, no fault to the staff on duty but the course was over booked, especially in these uncertain Covid times..very busy resulting in a 5 hour 30min round...that said a great course but won’t ever book on a Saturday again as it seems that getting as many players on the course as possible is paramount

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Hilly with poor greens

The course is impressive but the course was too hilly for my party. Some of the greens were 50% sand! And the walks between tees were too long and testing. Not good for an 18 handicapper in mid fifties!

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Really enjoyable

Enjoyed playing this course immensely. Greens and tees looked really used and bare but played perfectly. Distance between holes was sometimes disconcerting but thinking back at the end of the round actually added to the experience, but you will need a buggy. Playing a round without a buggy would be exhausting! Would definitely play again.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Lots of the holes are wow factor specially 5-6

Great course needs work on greens and tees there is a lot of walking between green and the next tee.

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

Brother in law trip

After looking up the course and being recommended , I couldn’t wait to play. It didn’t disappoint and was better than the videos I watched. On the other hand it is looking a bit tied and needs a bit of TLC , SOME OF THE WALKS BETWEEN HOLE ARE A KILLER but all you need to do is book a buggy. This course will test all your golf shots and fitness. I will go back one day, had a fantastic time but no one goes out on the course to speed people up so just take your time and enjoy the view.
The staff and hotel was fantastic in this pandemic, so felt safe and had a great trip.
Thanks R Smith

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course that could be in better condition

Love the layout, the tee boxes looked over used and the greens looked rough but rolled ok. Round took 5 hours as we were stuck behind four groups of four. It is a long walk but even still that round time is excessive to me

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 34
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Walked

Snails pace golf

We liked the layout and the greens were pretty good' tee's were in a bad state.
Biggest problem was playing 18 first holes' just ridiculously slow....5 hours for a 3 ball.
Once you've paid and you're on the course it seems they don't care if you enjoy your visit' and i'm not just talking about this course' all it takes is a marshal to sort out the ( lets be kind) none serious golfers or amblers.

Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Walked

Definitely a Challenge, but not always in the best way

There are some very beautiful holes on this course, and the views from the peaks are phenomenal.

There are some very challenging holes spaced with some less challenging but long playing ones to keep the pace moving well.

However, the tee boxes and greens for most of the holes were not kept in a condition I would expect for a tour course (having played two other tour courses that same weekend) and the general layout and walks between the holes were the biggest challenge.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Pleasant surprise

Heard alot off bad things about heythrope park. But I often find a golfers review is usually based on how well they played. First thing is the price. £30 is a bargain. Only bad thing I could say is the tees were not in a good state. But too be honest that's it. Course is testing and as a 3 handicapper I enjoyed the challenge. Greens well designed with lots off slopes.First 4 holes ease you in and from then on the course gets better. Great design. Yes there are some long walks between holes. But golf is a long walk in itself. Look forward to going back and trying it off the back tees.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Course

Great layout. Very interesting track! Could do with a bit of tidying up in certain areas, but understandable during covid times. Make sure you're fit if walking!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Hidden Gem

Stunning scenery and very well laid out course. that both fair and challenging. Considering the lack of rain recently, it was in surprisingly good condition. My only negative feedback is the lack yardage markers. They do have coloured discs in the fairway, but these are not always easy to see. Coloured stakes at edge of the fairway would be much better. Trust me, you need to play this course...

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Heythrop GC

Course in great condition considering the 5 staff looking after everything from reception to Greenkeeping !

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Well worth a visit

Friendly staff who were very welcoming. Greens fabulous and the course excellent considering the current climate.
Fabulous layout as each hole is interesting and different from the previous one - one suggestion though... hire a buggy as it is a long way round and is a bit off the beaten track at times - however this is very picturesque and adds to its beauty.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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