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Dunstanburgh Castle Golf Course

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Address: Embleton, Alnwick NE66 3XQ, England
Phone Number: +44 1665 576562
08:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 20:00

Dunstanburgh Castle nestles in Embleton Bay in Northumberland (near...

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.

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A True Test

Played here whilst on holiday in the area. We used a web offer from the Clubs web site and had coffee & bacon roll and golf for £20 each. A good old fashioned links course with... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 October 2016
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Three of us, plus we'll behaved Springer Spaniel visited intending to lunch. Being a very cold day we asked for an inside table for three and "do you mind if we bring the dog in?" Our request was met with a frosty "No dogs allowed" - no further discussion, no alternatives. Being mature dog owners we don't expect every establishment... More 

Thank Peter W
Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So, I do not play golf so my review is simply a short one to state that the aesthetic of the course and it's position with views across to Dunstanburgh Castle are breath-taking. Whether a player or not, well worth a look - as a photographer, especially inns

Thank owsphil
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Played here whilst on holiday in the area. We used a web offer from the Clubs web site and had coffee & bacon roll and golf for £20 each. A good old fashioned links course with some interesting undulations on the greens. A great test of your golf. Some stunning views as you work your way round the course. A... More 

Thank TimothyJoe
Cuffley, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

A very hard course, which lets you get away with nothing! A foot or so off the line and you can say goodbye to your expensive ball. The first 5 holes are quite open and whilst difficult, are enjoyable for even the average golfer..the next 13..well..if you're an accurate driver, you will get by, but if not..as for me the... More 

Thank Dickodemint
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Complete rip off, after booking a tee time the day before and travelling over 40 miles for a game of Golf they changed the rules and basically wanted to Double the price that was Quoted on the telephone the previous day. I will not be playing here again as the very Abrupt attitude of the staff instead of trying to... More 

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39 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped off at this golf club house for coffee and snack . Really well situated adjacent to the beach at Embleton . Although we only had coffee ,food is available all day including breakfast .

Thank Kathleen R
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Excellent links golf course, very welcoming and friendly, great coffee and cake and snacks. A real hidden gem with a well kept course

Thank JillRow
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Fan blinking tastic course, club house is the friendliest you will EVER find. This is a true gem...if you golf and don't go, then you haven't golfed properly. Go, you'll thank me.

Thank Phil H
Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Always worth stopping at this club house for a cup of tea or coffee and a quick bite to eat when we are in the area for a walk along the beach. Today I had a cheese scone and my husband raved about the bacon sandwich. Reasonably priced and very friendly service.

Thank Ann C
Leicester, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

This golf course is a hidden gem and very welcoming. Although there is no pro shop the staff that looked after both the golf and the restaurant clubhouse couldn't have been more helpful. We thoroughly enjoyed our golf and the pleasant clubhouse after for a drink.

Thank Mel W

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