Travel west from Gateshead and located close to the borders with Durham and Northumberland, Garesfield Golf Course has to rank as one of the most picturesque courses in the North East. Designed byHarry Fernie in 1922, this lovely parkland course has matured into something very special and offers players of all abilities an experience to be savoured.
Six magnificent courses set in stunning scenery against an amazing historical background, spreading from the Tyne to the Wear and beyond. North East England proudly boasts six of the regions finestGolf Courses Beamish Park, Brancepeth Castle, Chester-le-Street, Durham City, Wearside and Whickham are all located within a short distance of each other. All of them parkland courses that offer spectacular views and offer golfers of all abilities an excellent test and enjoyable experience.
We apologise for the unavalability of our website over the past few weeks but this was due to a hacker installing malicious scripts onto the pages through our FTP server. The course was originally runand maintained by Durham Council until a takeover by the members in July 2011. This golf course stands on the site of the old West Pelton Colliery ( Handen Hold Pit ). The first shaft was sunk in 1860. Old mine plans show that the area had been worked for coal prior to 1777.
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We look forward to making your visit to Crook one to remember. The club was established in 1919 and has grown from humble beginnings to the excellent course and clubhouse you see today. The courseoffers challenges for all abilities of golfer and it prides itself on the challenge it presents. Crook Golf Club welcomes visitors and member's guests alike who wish to savour the experience of testing golf with its range of blind shots, tough carries, challenging bunkers and fast greens.
Birtley Golf Club is situated close to the A1 near to Chester Le Street in County Durham England. The Course is a nine hole layout with 18 tees described as a little gem on the hillside of Birtley byGolf Monthly. A Parkland course measuring 5729 yards par 67, with testing par threes and 6 par fours over 400 yards. Be prepared for a testing start as the first hole is a 238 yard par 3 followed by the second hole at 453 yards dog leg par 4.
Lovingly blended into the countryside surrounding Lumley Castle and meandering along the banks of the River Wear, the mature and mainly parkland course at Chester-le-Street overlooks the EmiratesDurham International Cricket Ground to the West, with fells and hills beyond. Mature woodland surrounds most of the Eastern boundaries.
Ravensworth Golf Club prides itself not only on its course but the facilities and services that it provides for members and visitors alike. We offer a warm welcome to all visitors, from the singleplayer to the largest of golf societies. Accommodation can also be arranged.
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Durham City Golf Club is one of England's oldest inland clubs having been inaugurated in the historic cathedral city in 1887. We are a traditional golf club with modern standards, taking a relaxed andwelcoming stance to all members and visitors. The course offers a challenge for golfers of all abilities; the subtly sloped greens and gentle terrain make it a testing but always enjoyable challenge.