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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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In an ex-hurricane

Because we had pre-booked we still played despite Storm Ophelia arriving. As a result we had the... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
exeman
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Exeter, United Kingdom
Worth a visit - once

I visited this course as one of four guys on a golf tour of the South West. Royal North Devon... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
GordonBeasley
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London
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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.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“sunday lunch” (6 reviews)
“golf course” (12 reviews)
“pro shop” (4 reviews)
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Golf Links Road, Westward Ho, Bideford EX39 1HD, England
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Because we had pre-booked we still played despite Storm Ophelia arriving. As a result we had the course to ourselves but struggles to stay upright.. The course has lovely fairways but is flat and featureless although you can understand why J H Taylor designed a...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

I visited this course as one of four guys on a golf tour of the South West. Royal North Devon currently boasts the 7th best hole on England (The 6th) and to be honest it has a series of quality links holes from the 4th...More

Thank GordonBeasley
Reviewed 12 September 2017

A golf trip to North Devon is never complete without a visit to North Devon Golf Club. Arriving as a Society we were greeted by very friendly members and staff and throughout our stay we could not have been received any better. Unfortunately our two...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2017

This is not going to be long review because this restaurant speaks for itself. I, with friends and family, go here for Sunday lunch. The service is quick, polite and friendly. The food is fantastic with lots of it. You can have a large or...More

Thank Liz C
Reviewed 30 July 2017

As a golfer arranging a family holiday in North Devon, three adults and three children, I called the Royal Devon Golf Club before leaving home to see if we could have Sunday lunch in the Club's restaurant, they could not have been more helpful. The...More

Thank Tony D
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

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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 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...More

Thank Gscholland
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