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The National Golf Centre, Woodhall Spa

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Address: Lincoln, England
Phone Number: 01526353535
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The home of golf in England and the headquarters of the English Golf Union...

The home of golf in England and the headquarters of the English Golf Union offers two championship courses, The Hotchkin and The Bracken.

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A Pleasant and Friendly Hotel

We stayed at the Golf Hotel in central Woodhall Spa for the annual 1940s celebratory weekend in July and it was wonderful with people dressing up in the period clothing and styles... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 28, 2015
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Egham, United Kingdom
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Egham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We stayed at the Golf Hotel in central Woodhall Spa for the annual 1940s celebratory weekend in July and it was wonderful with people dressing up in the period clothing and styles and entering into the spirit of wartime Britain. The attractions were too numerous to mention, but it is the most fun of a weekend for all the family.... More 

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St Bees
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

My son and his bride-to-be booked here for their wedding reception. Having visited twice before the event, I had every confidence in their ability to deliver, and I was not disappointed. The place was spacious and clean, the food was excellent and the staff were all polite and helpful. The well kept grass area outside was good for those just... More 

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Notts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We found the course very enjoyable but several things made us think the people were not very friendly:- The restaurant staff were surly and their first interaction was to tell us that they had stopped serving hot food. The cold food was not that great to be honest - tuna sandwiches that were fairly tasteless. The four ball in front... More 

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Ashington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Took advantqge of the many stay and play deals available for Woodhall which incorporates dinner, bed & breakfast and two rounds of golf.Getting more expensive by the year but when you play the Hotchkin course you can understand why. What a superb track this is. Deservedly in the top ten of british isles courses. Cracking location as well and all... More 

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Thank Steve G
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

What a place. From start to finish it was excellent! The greeting in the clubhouse was nice, not over friendly but nice. They stock some quality equipment also. We had the Woodall breakfast, and it was superb. £6.95 for a delicious breakfast, including 2 sausage, 2 bacon, black pudding, egg, tea and toast. Then the golf course (the Hotchkin) -... More 

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high lane south manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

40 of us played here again 3 times , twice on the Hodgkin and once on the Bracken. Hodgkin is just world class , greens even in April in good condition. Bracken is good course and again greens were good. Worth a visit.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Excellent golf as ever combined with a lovely hotel. I went in a group of 8 to celebrate my 50th birthday. We all enjoyed the golf, even the cavernous bunkers on the hotchkin and upturned saucer green on the bracken!

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Boston, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

I do not understand what the last reviewer is talking about we have just had 59 people at the golf Union for a Charter Lunch and what a splendid lunch it consisted of three high quality, tasty ,well presented food. Glutton free people were also catered for by this professional team. The girls serving were quick, polite and very accommodating.... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Food here very poor when one considers it is the home of the English Golf Union - really, they should do better than this!

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United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

The Hotchkin course is a real test of golf - the course is beautifully maintained but make sure you don't forget your sand wedge. Many of the bunkers are cavernous and capable of ruining a score. You are guaranteed to enjoy your round even if the course wins!

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