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Dunstanburgh Castle Golf Course

Embleton, Alnwick NE66 3XQ, England
+44 1665 576562
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Outstanding all round!

Played Dunstanburgh Castle on the last day of our society outing in May - 36 holes. Rarely been so... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Links golf at it's best!

Visited just after some unseasonal June weather. Course in fantastic condition, a credit to the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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Embleton, Alnwick NE66 3XQ, England
+44 1665 576562
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

My son and I played 2 rounds at the course and it was a real links experience especially on the Sunday morning. The staff in the club house were so friendly and helpful would recommend this as a great place to play or just eat....More

Thank zxr1960
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Called in for a drink and a snack not Golf.Amazing club House made entirely of wood It is open to all types of visitors, children friendly and plenty of space outside for your Dogs.It has small menu of freshly cooked food at very affordable prices.It...More

Thank Anthony N
Reviewed 28 April 2017

A seaside links course with far too many blind holes and an uninteresting landscape. The views of the castle and the shoreline marginally compensate for a dreary course

Thank Miloj
Reviewed 23 April 2017

good walk along the beach then the most amazing cheese toasties Staff very helpful and food arrived very quickly

Thank doreenmuckle
Reviewed 25 March 2017

30 people planned and booked, four buggies required arrived only one buggies, oh they broke down early this morning others all out sorry, I could not walk it so having took time off work and traveling, very disappointed

Thank Mickg555
Reviewed 8 March 2017

our society went to play here on a very windy Wednesday in early march the course was nearly un playable but it has great greens and you can be certain the course we be open it has a fantastic layout a true links course clubhouse...More

Thank Worlad
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We took up the offer of a 4 ball with bacon rolls, 18 holes and then lunch. Course in good nick, a challenge but you can score points and with decent food for both meals. Will be back

Thank Phil M
Reviewed 24 November 2016 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"...More

5  Thank Peter W
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