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Designed in 1926 by J F Abercromby, one of the finest British golf course designers of the last century, Bovey Castle’s 18 hole championship golf course in Devon is both challenging and beautiful. Opened in 1930, the course quickly gained national acclaim for its reputation as one of the most enjoyable places to play golf and nearly 90 years later, guests still love to play golf at Bovey. Designed to rival its sister courses at Gleneagles and Turnberry, the course has been described as an experience of golf never to be forgotten. The course meanders through the hotel estate, surrounded by idyllic landscape and offers challenges to meet any handicap.


For more information, contact our team on 01647 445009 or email us.

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Golf course

Golf course at a glance...

18-hole championship golf course
Driving range
Short game practice facility
Putting green
Buggy and push trolley hire
Caddy service
Club Hire
Golf Lessons
Golf Shop
Changing Rooms
Car Parking

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Green fees, hire & lessons

Day visitor 18 holes: £40.00 (January-March) £75.00 (May – September)
Residential Visitor 18 holes: £35.00 (January-March), £55.00 (May – September)
County Card (Devon & Cornwall) 18 holes: £35.00 (January-March), £45.00 (May – September)
County Card (Other counties) 18 holes: £40.00 (January-March), £55.00 (May – September)
Golf Buggy: £37.50
Push Trolley: £10.00
Golf Clubs (Mizuno, Vega, TaylorMade) £30.00
Golf Clubs: Titleist £50.00
Shoes: £10.00
Caddies: £75.00
Driving Range £10.00


Dan – £35.00 – 30 Minutes, £70.00 – 60 Minutes
Ryan- £25.00 – 30 Minutes, £50.00 – 60 Minutes
Jamie- £25.00 – 30 Minutes, £50.00 – 60 Minutes


Please note – unfortunately we are unable to serve food or beverage before 12 noon.


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In the detail...

  • Golf facilities

    • 18-hole championship golf course in Devon
    • Practice facilities
    • Driving range
    • Buggy hire
    • Caddy service
    • Changing facilities


  • Visitor information

    Bovey Castle offers a warm welcome to visitors throughout the year.

    We do recommend booking a tee in advance and request that all visitors have an official CONGU handicap – maximum 36 for men and 54 for ladies.

    Course Dress Code

    Soft spike golf shoes must be worn.

    Shorts are permitted and can be worn with sports socks.

    Denim jeans, track suits and training/gym shoes are not allowed.

    Please note that dogs are not permitted on the golf course.


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  • Membership

    Become a member of one of the finest championship golf courses in the country here at Bovey Castle. Our 18 hole course is a wonder to play, with spectacular views of the valley and the hotel as the course makes its way round the estate. Whether you are a competitive golfer or a social player, you will appreciate the excellent condition and presentation of the golf course throughout the year.

    Annual dues:
    Couples or partners: £1,600
    Individual: £845
    Junior membership
    Under 18yrs £99
    Intermediate membership
    18-21yrs £199
    22-25yrs £299
    26-30yrs £499


    • Unlimited access to the golf course
    • Guest green fees: £25 (maximum 3 guests any one visit)
    • Eligible for golf competitions and social events
    • 15% discount on food & beverage for up to 4 people


    Click here to view our membership brochure

    For membership enquiries please contact our golf team on 01647 445009 or email us at


  • Golf breaks

    Enjoy luxury golf breaks at our golf course in Devon at Bovey Castle hotel. The golf course at our 5 Red Star Hotel is a challenging and beautiful 18-hole championship course. Whether you are looking to travel individually or as a larger group, enjoy your golf holiday at the best rate!  Either book online or to discuss these or enquire about stays for groups of 10 or more, please contact our Reservations Team on 01647 445007 or email

    Time to Golf
    Two nights’ accommodation, full English breakfast both mornings and 2 rounds of golf per person.

    Time to Relax
    One nights’ accommodation, dinner in Smith’s Brasserie, full English breakfast and 1 round of golf per person.

    Prices from £439 per room, per night, based on two people sharing a Classic Room. (£50.00 food allocation per person.)


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