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Royal North Devon Golf Club

Golf Links Road, Westward Ho, Bideford EX39 1HD, England
+44 1237 477598
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A walk into yesteryear

Rolex was not around to record time when Old Tom arrived in Westward Ho! to lay out this golf... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Ann Arbor
via mobile
Restaurant review

Sunday lunch at the Golf Club restaurant is a great institution for members and non members alike... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Devon, United Kingdom
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Founded in 1864 on the rugged North Devon coast, this golf course is the oldest in England and Wales and is still very popular today.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“sunday lunch” (4 reviews)
“golf course” (12 reviews)
“pro shop” (4 reviews)
Golf Links Road, Westward Ho, Bideford EX39 1HD, England
+44 1237 477598
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Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Rolex was not around to record time when Old Tom arrived in Westward Ho! to lay out this golf course in the 1860's. And the course has not changed much since. On common land, you will share fairways with sheep and friendly folks out for...More

Thank TheGardeningGolfer
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Sunday lunch at the Golf Club restaurant is a great institution for members and non members alike. The roast lunches are described as 'small' and 'large' , for which read 'large' and 'very large'. The meat is always of high quality and the vegetables (...More

Thank RWWDevon
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I have just become a country member of the club, the golfing test and experiance is very very good, the club house is very interesting, the food I'm not that keen on

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 25 November 2016

We really wanted to play this course because it is supposed to be the oldest course in England. Unfortunately they would not accept County cards from.clubs outside Devon and Cornwall. We paid £35 each which was ok. The course was very difficult indeed. What added...More

Thank WarwickshireMarakesh
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Played RND yesterday with a couple of business associates. Course is located in Northam part of Bideford, it is signposted but best to use a satnav. There was ample parking when I arrived around 11am. Had coffee and bacon bap before playing and food was...More

Thank Gscholland
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Great course with a lot of history. I was fortunate to play this golf course with a number of others in the area one after another and the Royal North Devon stacks up quite nicely. With a club like this one you will need to...More

Thank RJ B
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We recently visited the Royal North Devon Golf Course not to play Golf, but to host a Wake for a much beloved, close Family Member. This was a catered event (I believe the options for booking were either a Hot or Cold Buffet - we...More

Thank KaelaLee
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

An excellent course and club. Staff and members friendly and welcoming. In fact the staff in the clubhouse couldn't do enough to make our three days memorable for all the right reasons. Will definitely go again next year!

Thank Japanesereds
Reviewed 29 May 2016

This is an interesting course, the greens were the best of the weeks holiday. The layout is tricky and the weather will always contribute to the challenge. The clubhouse is a museum and any serious golfer will want to spend time browsing all the artefacts....More

Thank Eddie M
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Great course, great clubhouse and the friendliest of members. A sausage bap will keep you going for at least 18 holes. Sunday lunches are a feast and need to be booked well in advance.

Thank Mervyn S
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