Four of the best golf courses in Bristol
10 June 2021
Situated in Bristol’s desirable Redland district, The Vincent is our collection of 64 one-, two- and three-bedroom homes designed for those who enjoy an active, independent lifestyle. In addition to light and bright apartments, owners and tenants benefit from a spa, gym, on-site restaurant and beautiful landscaped gardens.
With summer just around the corner, now is the perfect time to enjoy the spectacular golf clubs and experiences near The Vincent that are great no matter what your experience level! Take a look at our pick of fore of the best.
Henbury Golf Club
Established in 1891, Henbury Golf Club is regarded as one of the best in Bristol. Situated within a beautiful woodland setting, the Club has an 18-hole course and runs competitions throughout the year for keen golfers, whilst lessons are available for those who are new and looking to learn. After a day on the course, the Henbury Golf Club Clubhouse is a great spot for a drink or bite to eat.
Shirehampton Park Golf Club
Shirehampton Park Golf Club is a friendly club located just outside of the city. The club was founded in 1904 and was popular with officers and ship crews who had docked nearby at Avonmouth. With magnificent views across the Gordano Valley, the 18-hole course is enjoyable all year round but particularly in the warmer months. As well as golf, Shirehampton Park Golf Club has a popular carvery on select Sundays throughout the year both members and non-members to enjoy.
Ashton Court Golf Course
Ashton Court Golf Course is a relaxed nine-hole course ideal for those new to the sport. Set within the wider Ashton Estate, the park includes a manor house, two cafes and 850 acres of woodland and grassland. There are two golf courses – one flat, ideal for families, and one hilly, for those who like more of a challenge – as well as foot golf and disc golf for visitors wanting to try something different. Another draw of Ashton Court Golf Course are the beautiful, sweeping views across Bristol.
Knowle Golf Club
On the other side of the city is Knowle Golf Club, a lush green oasis renowned for its manicured course. Sat on the site of a former racetrack, the course was designed by professional golfer, JH Taylor, and opened in 1905. Knowle Golf Club has two PGA Professionals as part of the team, Mark Sanders and Tom Duke, who are available for coaching as well as provide advice and guidance on clubs and clothing in the shop. There’s also a practice ground, putting green and indoor simulator for those wanting to hone their skills!
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