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Address: Golf Links Road, Westward Ho, Bideford EX39 1HD, England
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+44 1237 477598
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Founded in 1864 on the rugged North Devon coast, this golf course is the...

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.

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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

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Steve J
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Westward Ho, United Kingdom
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Westward Ho, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Thank Steve J
Warwickshire
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306 reviews
86 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 to the level of difficulty was that finding the fairway and next tee was not... More 

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Thank WarwickshireMarakesh
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40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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 served quickly and very tasty! Pro shop very friendly too, I actually called to check... More 

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Thank Gscholland
London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 be ready to step back in time, it is dated and I expect a lot... More 

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Thank RJ B
Caerphilly County, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 opted for cold) and we also had full use of the Function Space and Bar.... More 

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Thank KaelaLee
Greater London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Thank Japanesereds
St Albans, United Kingdom
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300 reviews
191 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 294 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 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. The food was good, the cake was excellent.

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Thank Eddie M
Brightlingsea, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Mervyn S
Instow, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

From 0830 to 1630 daily, the most glorious food is available in the club's restaurant. It is open to the public and reservations are highly recommended for Sunday lunch. Meal size options range from small, regular and to children's. There is a great selection of foods with highlights being the full British breakfast and Sunday roasts. Sandwiches served deli-fashion are... More 

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Thank Dolores M
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29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

The golf course is how golf should be,natural. Stunning views out to Lundy Island with stunning internal views of the hazards you have to negotiate to post a good score round the course.

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