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Dunstanburgh Castle Golf Course

Embleton, Alnwick NE66 3XQ, England
+44 1665 576562
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Very Good Links Golf!

I really enjoyed playing here. Dunstanburgh is very much an old style links course that basically... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Felsham, United Kingdom
Great links course.

Eighteen varied holes requiring accurate drives to avoid punishing rough. Fairways give good lies... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wrexham, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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Embleton, Alnwick NE66 3XQ, England
+44 1665 576562
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Whilst we are not golfers, we have been popping into the golf club since 2008 for lunch during our annual two week holiday. Their toasties are great value for money & are something we look forward to following our walk over from Craster. Staff are...More

Thank Julooks
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and i played 18 holes and hired 2 buggies as we had the kids. To say the course is outstanding is an understatement. It is amazingly in fantastic condition. The views from all sides are superb. The greens are the best greens i...More

1  Thank Jeffk12345
Reviewed 28 June 2017

12 months ago I wrote for the first time about this hidden gem, having just played twice in extremely windy conditions one day and Calm the next my views have not changed, this is a must visit course if you appreciate links golf, if you...More

2  Thank NeilTitch
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Played Dunstanburgh Castle on the last day of our society outing in May - 36 holes. Rarely been so please to play two rounds on the same course - it really was outstanding. The course itself is a really good links, a good test of...More

Thank doods1875
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Visited just after some unseasonal June weather. Course in fantastic condition, a credit to the green staff, given 2 very wet summer days. Greens in stunning condition and the rough- tough but fair. The course turns for home just at the picturesque Dunstanburgh castle, with...More

Thank DezandH
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