The top courses in Berkshire

The golf courses in Berkshire are superb and vary from classic championship heathland courses such as The Berkshire, modern parkland courses such as Donnington Grove, to private members golf clubs such as Castle Royle. There are some quality golf clubs near Reading, and Newbury, the two major towns in Berkshire, for example Newbury & Crookham, and Reading. One of the home counties, Berkshire is bordered by Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Surrey, Wiltshire, and Hampshire, but there are also a number of golf clubs near London within the county, such as Royal Ascot. There are some major amateur golf events that take place in the county, such as The Berkshire Trophy, and there is even a golf club near Windsor Castle called The Royal Household where Royals are said to be fond of a round or two.

Berkshire Golf Courses

 Bearwood Lakes Golf Club at Bearwood Lakes Golf Club in Berkshire

Bearwood Lakes Golf Club

Bearwood Lakes is an oasis of calm and beauty set in the midst of one of the most commercially vibrant areas of Europe. With a backdrop of mature oak, lime and beech and surrounded by Scots pine, it's undulating terrain rolls along the banks of Bearwood Lake, with dramatic views of the whole Bearwood Estate. The course is maintained to the highest possible standards and provide superior playing surfaces all year round. Bearwood Lakes has been created to be challenging for all levels of play, from beginners to professionals. The excellent course is complemented by a beautifully styled clubhouse with superb facilities for dining, conferences, weddings and private parties, or simply to relax in.

 Old Course at Sunningdale Golf Club in Berkshire

Sunningdale Golf Club

Sunningdale is the quintessential English Club, where golf is the only thing that matters. Blessed with two championship courses, Sunningdale is laid out on the most glorious heathland, with the holes winding through heather, gorse and pine, each one with its own individual charm. Willie Park Jnr. was responsible for designing Sunningdale Old Course, whilst Colt and Morrison take credit for the New Course. Sunningdale welcomes visitors all year round, Monday through to Thursday.

 Sonning Golf Club at Sonning Golf Club in Berkshire

Sonning Golf Club

Sonning Golf Club is 100 years old and has an impressive pedigree. One of the ‘Great Triumvirate’ and a 5 time Open champion, JH Taylor, designed the original layout with later input from Harry Colt. Although originally a heathland course, there is now an abundance of mature trees and shrubs that line its fairways. Martin Hawtree has redesigned Sonning’s original layout and has produced an impressive new 18th hole that finishes in front of the clubhouse. With an excellent practice and short game area, Sonning can provide some of the best facilities in the South of England.

 Donnington Grove Hotel & Country Club at Donnington Grove Hotel & Country Club in Berkshire

Donnington Grove Hotel & Country Club

Macdonald Donnington Grove Hotel & Country Club sits in a stunning 500 acre Estate in Newbury, Berkshire. Overlooking the remains of Donnington Castle, the hotel is a stunning converted private house dating back to 1772. Home to a stunning 18-hole golf course designed by Dave Thomas, Macdonald Donnington Grove is over 7,000 yards and offers a challenging and rewarding test for all golfers.

 New Course at Royal Ascot Golf Club in Berkshire

Royal Ascot Golf Club

Royal Ascot is the oldest golf club in the area, dating back to 1887. But it now plays on one of the newest and best courses in Berkshire, having moved from its old course on Ascot Heath in the middle of the racecourse in 2005. The challenging 6294 yard parkland course (HSBC Golf Monthly Gold Medal Award) on 150 acres of wooded Crown land was described by one former Ryder Cup player as “one of the best new English courses I have played for a long time.” It is a Members’ Club, but welcomes societies, guests, charity events and visitors. There is an active Ladies’ Section, a flourishing Seniors’ Group, and a highly successful Juniors’ Section. Members are offered reciprocal arrangements with other ‘Royal Clubs’ worldwide.

 Castle Royle Golf & Country Club at Castle Royle Golf and Country Club in Berkshire

Castle Royle Golf and Country Club

Set in rolling Berkshire countryside, Castle Royle is one of the finest Golf Clubs in England where you will enjoy year-round play on a superb, 18-hole par 72 Championship Golf course designed by Neil Coles to exacting USGA standards. The course, established in 1994, has been configured in two loops of nine holes combining the characteristics of a links and parkland course. Castle Royle was presented with its GolfMark Accreditation award and certificate at its AGM in February 2009.

 The Club at Mapledurham at The Club at Mapledurham in Berkshire

The Club at Mapledurham

Set in the heart of the Oxfordshire Countryside in an area of outstanding natural beauty and offering panoramic views across the Thames Valley, the club is just minutes from Reading and within easy reach from Henley, Wallingford and Goring. Offering state of the art health club facilities and an 18 hole golf course, Mapledurham is a club for all the family to enjoy.

 Newbury & Crookham Golf Club at Newbury and Crookham Golf Club in Berkshire

Newbury and Crookham Golf Club

This first class golf course is laid out through some of Berkshire's finest heathland and woodland, with every hole presenting a different, fascinating challenge for all standards of golfer. The course is well known for the quality of its greens, which regularly catch out even the best golfers due to the subtle slopes and borrows. The course meanders through some stunning scenery and is presented in outstanding condition all year round.

 Mill Ride Golf and Country Club at Mill Ride Golf and Country Club in Berkshire

Mill Ride Golf and Country Club

Mill Ride Golf & Country Club was founded in 1990, and designed by the renowned architect, Donald Steel. Located in the Royal County of Berkshire and just 25 minutes from London Heathrow and 10 minutes from Windsor, the Club is easily accessible from both the M4 & M3. Measuring 6,885 yards from the back tees, the course blends perfectly manicured and cross cut fairways with picturesque lakes, mounds, and hollows. All of which give a unique parkland feel, coupled with an inland links ambiance to the starting and closing holes. Our Clubhouse has a welcoming atmosphere, and overlooks the par 5 18th hole.

 Hennerton Golf Club at Hennerton Golf Club in Berkshire

Hennerton Golf Club

HENNERTON is an uniquely beautiful 18-hole parkland course tucked within ancient woodland in an area of outstanding natural beauty over-looking spectacular views stretching over the Thames Valley, Berkshire Downs and Chilterns.The course is located just outside the village of Wargrave, in Berkshire and is easily accessible being 5 minutes drive from the A4 between Maidenhead & Reading and 10 minutes drive down the A321 from Henley. Our signature hole remains the 16th which is a Par 3, 183 yards long crossing a sharp valley. The green provides spectacular views of the whole surrounding countryside stretching over the Berkshire Downs from Reading towards Henley.

 De Vere Wokefield Park at De Vere Wokefield Park in Berkshire

De Vere Wokefield Park

Wokefield Park is tucked away in a peaceful and picturesque corner of the Berkshire countryside. The golf club is complemented by a range of on-site leisure facilities and there are plenty of local places of interest within easy reach of the centre. Designed to US PGA standards, the 6996-yard championship course at Wokefield Park boasts 18 uniquely designed holes with elevated tees, mature trees, streams and nine lakes providing a challenging game to golfers of all standards in a beautiful setting.

 Sand Martins Golf Club at Sand Martins Golf Club in Berkshire

Sand Martins Golf Club

Opened in 1993, the course has been cleverly designed with two distinct and contrasting nine holes. Laid out in two loops, each finishing in front of the clubhouse, it offers the golfer the opportunity of a ‘quick’ nine holes if time is short. Conveniently situated just off the M4 (Jct 10) and the M3 (Jct 3); 29 miles from Heathrow airport and 39 miles from Central London. The outward nine, set in parkland with lakes, water hazards and dog-leg holes is a perfect example of risk and reward golf, offering a challenge to golfers of all levels. The back nine is truly unique among inland golf courses, with deep revetted bunkers and hazards lurking on every hole offering a great test of golf.

 Caversham Heath Golf Club at Caversham Heath Golf Club in Berkshire

Caversham Heath Golf Club

Nestled in the historic Mapledurham Estate, on the Berkshire and Oxfordshire borders near Reading, lies Caversham Heath Golf Club. With a challenging Championship golf course of 7,151 yards, and superb Clubhouse facilities, Caversham Heath is a modern and friendly golf club. David Williams designed the 18-hole golf course, which affords year round play in the Reading, Berkshire and Oxfordshire area due to the excellent drainage throughout the estate. The golf course has matured beautifully, and rewards golfers from complete novice level to the low handicap golfer.