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Dunstanburgh Castle Golf Course

Embleton, Alnwick NE66 3XQ, England
+44 1665 576562
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Quality, good value, out ofseason golf.

From the telephone booking to the warm post round hospitality. This is a very friendly, self... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
Andy H
via mobile
Embleton Golf Course Clubhouse

I took my whole family and kids for a light lunch to the clubhouse and the staff were really... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
Newcastle upn Tyne, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Dunstanburgh Castle nestles in Embleton Bay in Northumberland (near Alnwick) and boasts to being one of the finest golf courses in the area. There are holes to challenge golfers of all skill levels and ages. It is a traditional links course, created by the great golf course architect, James Braid. In addition, there is a fully licensed bar and cafe/restaurant open to all.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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Embleton, Alnwick NE66 3XQ, England
Embleton, Alnwick NE66 3XQ, England
+44 1665 576562
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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

From the telephone booking to the warm post round hospitality. This is a very friendly, self assured club. Great course providing a fair but tough test. Great greens with views that will distract even the most focused player and a fine club house to massage...More

Thank Andy H
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

I took my whole family and kids for a light lunch to the clubhouse and the staff were really friendly and helpful with such a large group, there was a great selection and the food was fantastic. Perfect before a walk down the beach and...More

1  Thank R9299UOandrewd
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Played this course on Friday, For the time of the year it is in stunnng condition, if there are any better greens in the country than those at Dunstanburgh currently it would be a privilege to play on them. As for the staff in the...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 13 October 2017

If you like your bar staff, rude, sullen and unhelpful then this isn't the place for you! The lady (I use this term loosely) that surged us really should get another job that doesn't involve speaking to the general public. We were planning on eating...More

Thank Justine H
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Well - I wouldn’t know it as a golf course as I wouldn’t even know how to hold one of those racquets they use. What I can tell you is that the clubhouse is absolutely lovely and completely welcoming and nice, whether you’re there just...More

Thank vogel421
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I really enjoyed playing here. Dunstanburgh is very much an old style links course that basically plays its way along the coast for 9 holes then turns back on itself towards the clubhouse. A few holes are the exception to the rule but you get...More

Thank davidneil
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Eighteen varied holes requiring accurate drives to avoid punishing rough. Fairways give good lies and the greens are true with some subtle borrows. Beware jaywalking walkers! Welcoming clubhouse, which also attracts said walkers for its food and drink. A treat to play a genuine links...More

Thank daf105b
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Bearing in mind this golf course is so close to embleton beach and sand dunes the full length of the outward 9 holes the actual course is magnificently maintained both the fairways and greens. Just don't know how the ground men do it. Playing along...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Whilst I accept that links golf can be punishing it should not be so penal that a ball is lost every time that it fails to find the fairway. Golf package of bacon roll coffee soup sandwich and chips was excellent but round spoilt by...More

1  Thank whyayepet
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Dunstanburgh Castle GC, is a typical links course set amongst the sand dunes of Embleton Bay in the shadows of the castles, it must be among the best courses in Northumberland, a most enjoyable challenge, but be prepared if the wind blows you could be...More

Thank Peter M
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