Alnmouth Golf Club Foxton Hall

Alnmouth Golf Club Foxton Hall

Alnmouth Golf Club Foxton Hall
4.5
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Sunday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
About
Alnmouth Golf Club overlooks the splendours of both Foxton and Alnmouth Bay on the Northumberland coastline in a designated area of outstanding natural beauty. It is widely regarded as one of the finest golf courses in the North East of England. Although the course has a coastal location it has parkland turf and a reputation for the fine quality of the greens and superb presentation. Recently chosen as one of the TOP 100 HIDDEN GEM golf courses in the UK by Golf Monthly magazine. We are a private members club with active Mens and Ladies sections, friendly clubhouse atmosphere and very strong junior section. Visitors are always given a warm Northumbrian welcome at Alnmouth where we have buggies for hire and first class practice facilities. A special feature of "Foxton", as we are generally known, is a 26-bed Dormy House within the clubhouse offering hotel accommodation, English Tourism 3 Star rating, to groups of visiting golfers in very comfortable twin or single rooms with en suite facilities. We offer a full range of stay and play golfbreaks for groups and couples. SKY SPORTS TV AVAILABLE IN THE CLUBHOUSE. RELAX AFTER A ROUND WATCHING LIVE SPORT AT FOXTON HALL DRIVING RANGE AND FIRST CLASS PRACTICE FACILITIES AVAILABLE
Duration: More than 3 hours
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  • friskytravelller
    31 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Friendly place with great food.
    Delightful food and friendly people. We were staying quite close and walked the coastal path which runs along the edge of the course. Stopped off to ask if they were open to non members and they were. We had a couple of evenings there, beer and wine very nice and the fish platter was absolutely delicious. Really good service as well. The bar and waiting staff were great. (And although we are not golfers, all the people who were playing were very friendly too!) Sitting outside at the tables looking into the greens was so quiet and relaxing. We took our two border terriers with us as well. Well behaved dogs welcome in outside area’s.
    Many thanks for your kind review and we hope to see you again soon and glad that not just golfers can use our fantastic facilities.
    Written August 9, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written August 5, 2023
  • Ian Rosenvinge
    County Durham, United Kingdom43 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Overnight Stay with Golf
    Excellent golf course in first class condition with great views. Stayed overnight in the Dormie House, excellent accommodation with ensuite, great food, good choice of wines & malt whisky. Staff helpful & pleasant, particularly accommodating to my 99 year old Father- couldn’t fault one thing - would definitely recommend and would hope to come back.
    Many thanks for your kind review and we hope to see you back again soon.
    Written September 4, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Traveled with friends
    Written August 26, 2023
  • Mark B
    44 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fantastic
    Played in the seniors open today. We received a warm welcome and great hospitality. The course layout and condition was fantastic. This is a course you must play. We are visiting the area and we hope we get the opportunity to play again. Some stunning holes and scenery.
    Many thanks for your kind review. We hope to see you again soon.
    Written September 22, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Traveled with friends
    Written September 14, 2023
  • DLC
    Wirral, United Kingdom25 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    An excellent golf retreat
    An all round good experience from start to finish. All the staff were very accommodating from check in to check out. Food quality was excellent with a good selection each night. Accommodation is a little dated but clean and warm
    Many thanks for your kind review and we are glad to see you had a great time. We have a rolling programme of updating rooms which we started a couple of years ago so hopefully, if you visit again you will stay in one of the newly renovated rooms which have been greatly received.
    Written October 2, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited September 2023
    Traveled with friends
    Written September 28, 2023
  • Chingy
    Derbyshire, United Kingdom199 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A good experience even in mid November after poor weather
    For a mid November round of golf we found the course, clubhouse and general welcome from the professional and catering staff to be really good. 4 out 5 due to 3 hole’s being closed due to very wet conditions. Definitely a course I would like to play here again when conditions are better but the views and experience was still great.
    Many thanks for your kind review. We hope to see you again soon to play the holes you missed out on.
    Written November 21, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited November 2023
    Traveled with friends
    Written November 20, 2023
  • Graham H
    Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom10 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent in every respect
    Just returned from a fantastic golf break staying at Alnmouth Golf Club’s Dormy House for two nights under a package deal with 3 rounds of golf playing seahouses, Dunstanburgh and Foxton (Alnmouth) and dinner, bed and breakfast. Excellent value in every respect. I just wanted to say how much both myself and the rest of the visiting party enjoyed our stay with you. Everything was perfect, the organisation, the rooms, the breakfasts and evening meals. What really made our stay so perfect was however your staff, the kitchen staff, waitresses and in particular the bar staff we had the pleasure of being served by. I would like to however particularly mention the two bar staff that looked after us do well during our two night stay namely Sadie & Martha (Martha we understand was actually quite new). They were exceptional, so pleasant and friendly… simply amazing. You have a beautiful course and club house and you should be very proud to have staff such as you have. Hopefully we can return again soon, in the meantime thank you again. Best wishes Graham ( ex room no3 Dormy House)
    Many thanks for your kind review and we hope to see you again soon.
    Written May 19, 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited May 2024
    Traveled with friends
    Written May 17, 2024
  • Gill and MartynTravis
    Huddersfield, United Kingdom52 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great course, great staff, and lovely setting.
    My wife & I have been making a golf trip to Foxton Hall for the last 4 years. There have sometimes been 8 couples but this year we were down to 6 couples as we have unfortunately lost two good mates. The staff are wonderful and cannot do enough for you. The course is great and a good test of golf. However, the Admin side of the business clearly are not that bothered about your return trip? Both last year and this year the weekends that we had been could not be rebooked as they had let someone else book for that weekend next year? We are not impressed.
    Firstly, I’m glad you had a great stay and enjoyed the wonderful course, facilities and welcome we have to offer. I apologise you feel aggrieved that we cannot accommodate all of your party for the corresponding weekend in 2025. Please let me explain below. As you are aware Alnmouth Golf Club is becoming increasingly popular with a thirty-five percent increase in bookings for the dormy house since the pandemic. Most of our trade is from repeat customers who come back every year with some for over seventy consecutive years. We have always taken bookings for the following year from March (this is not a new policy) and whilst in previous years it may have been easy to just rebook at departure for the following year some customers need to alter dates due to various commitments and our increased popularity has resulted in parties booking on some of the traditional dates of other groups. In your case, this has happened and unfortunately, our booking system does not distinguish between guests to provide any heads up. The admin staff work hard ensuring the 4500 dormy guest bookings each season have a great time taking the stress away from organising a golf break yourself.
    Written June 13, 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited June 2024
    Traveled as a couple
    Written June 11, 2024
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Rory G
Manchester, UK10 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2020 • Friends
Grew up playing this course, and the course itself is great, and very well kept, but the members make it unplayable. I was in a 2 ball with a buggy, and it's just taken 2hrs 30 mins to play 9 holes.

The course is completely clogged with geriatric 4 balls, all of whom play incredibly slowly and badly. We had to wait for every shot, and ended up walking off after 9.

A 60 quid green fee for that experience is obscene.

If you want to play golf in Alnmouth, go play the village course for 25 quid (better pace of play, and in just as good condition), or if you want to spend 60 quid on a round, go play Bamburgh Castle. It's prettier, in good nick, and the members play at a reasonable speed, unlike Foxton.
Written September 29, 2020
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As discussed in our email exchange Unfortunately when playing a course in a two ball in a buggy you cannot expect to have the golf course to yourself especially during a peak time. If you wish to play at off peak times you may be able to get around faster than peak times. Therefore playing in a two ball in a buggy you can expect to be held up by “old hackers” (Our members) but as I can see from the tee sheet we have nearly 200 golfers on the course that day and with limited daylight hours we need people to play in fourball formats. As you have stated our course is in great condition and we provide a great food & Beveridge facility- hence why we charge a £60 green fee comparable with the likes of Bamburgh & Goswick. Yes 5 hours in unacceptable and we aim for a fourball to play in four hours or slightly less. Being a golfer myself I do understand the frustrations of slow play We have offered a 241 voucher as an apology for another visit which you may wish to take advantge of.
Written October 1, 2020
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graeme r
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021 • Friends
Booked this 2night 3 rounds golf break on the recommendation of the pro at my home course and I owe him a pint when I see him next!
The hotel and staff were fantastic and couldn't be more helpful. The rooms were spot on and the food and drink on offer would be hard to beat at any golf club.
The course was a revelation. It was immaculate considering the winter and spring we've had and some of the holes were a joy to look at nevermind play.
As a two ball playing amongst fourballs we found the alleged "geriatric" members to be some of the nicest most accomodating people I've ever met on a golf course.
Just booked for next June and can't wait to open my shoulders on the 16th again!
Written June 9, 2021
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Many thanks for your kind review we hope to see you back soon.
Written July 15, 2022
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

profjoypc
Alnwick, UK4,522 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020
This Golf Club has absolutely wonderful views both from the course and Club House. We were here recently for a day's event and the catering was superb. The menu is straightforward but with plenty of choice, including vegetarian choice. Staff were extremely helpful and friendly. Eating with the marvellous views and well tended grounds was a great pleasure. We were also impressed with the covid controls in place which were discrete but effective. There are lovely walks from here down to the village and coast so day visitors who are not golfers are very welcome to eat here. We look forward to our next visit.
Written September 13, 2020
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Many thanks for your kind review we hope to see you back soon.
Written July 15, 2022
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John McFarlane
Heaton, UK4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2022
Excellent day out, the course was in great condition considering the weather conditions we've been experiencing recently! The food and the atmosphere in the clubhouse were excellent. David in the pro shop was excellent, good to chat to, and extremely knowledgeable. This was money well spent for me and my friends, if I could write 4 different excellent reviews I would.
Written February 4, 2022
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Many thanks for your kind review we hope to see you back soon.
Written July 15, 2022
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

aw1812
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK88 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Friends
I have been to the club on numerous occasions - usually to play with a coffee and sandwich afterwards. Today we decided just to have lunch.

The setting of the bar is excellent with views across the golf course. The service was friendly and efficient.

The menu has a good range of reasonably priced food. The sandwiches ordered were very good and the good portion of fish and chips (with peas and tar tar sauce) were well presented.

The fish was very fresh with a nice crisp batter. The chips were a bit hard and not so well cooked - but not bad enough to complain.

Overall the club house was a very pleasant place to be on a cold, windy but sunny day.
Written March 1, 2020
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Many thanks for your kind review we hope to see you back soon.
Written July 15, 2022
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

friskytravelller
leicester31 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Couples
Delightful food and friendly people. We were staying quite close and walked the coastal path which runs along the edge of the course. Stopped off to ask if they were open to non members and they were. We had a couple of evenings there, beer and wine very nice and the fish platter was absolutely delicious. Really good service as well. The bar and waiting staff were great. (And although we are not golfers, all the people who were playing were very friendly too!) Sitting outside at the tables looking into the greens was so quiet and relaxing. We took our two border terriers with us as well. Well behaved dogs welcome in outside area’s.
Written August 5, 2023
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Many thanks for your kind review and we hope to see you again soon and glad that not just golfers can use our fantastic facilities.
Written August 9, 2023
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Gill and MartynTravis
Huddersfield, UK52 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Couples
My wife & I have been making a golf trip to Foxton Hall for the last 4 years. There have sometimes been 8 couples but this year we were down to 6 couples as we have unfortunately lost two good mates. The staff are wonderful and cannot do enough for you. The course is great and a good test of golf. However, the Admin side of the business clearly are not that bothered about your return trip? Both last year and this year the weekends that we had been could not be rebooked as they had let someone else book for that weekend next year? We are not impressed.
Written June 11, 2024
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.
Firstly, I’m glad you had a great stay and enjoyed the wonderful course, facilities and welcome we have to offer. I apologise you feel aggrieved that we cannot accommodate all of your party for the corresponding weekend in 2025. Please let me explain below. As you are aware Alnmouth Golf Club is becoming increasingly popular with a thirty-five percent increase in bookings for the dormy house since the pandemic. Most of our trade is from repeat customers who come back every year with some for over seventy consecutive years. We have always taken bookings for the following year from March (this is not a new policy) and whilst in previous years it may have been easy to just rebook at departure for the following year some customers need to alter dates due to various commitments and our increased popularity has resulted in parties booking on some of the traditional dates of other groups. In your case, this has happened and unfortunately, our booking system does not distinguish between guests to provide any heads up. The admin staff work hard ensuring the 4500 dormy guest bookings each season have a great time taking the stress away from organising a golf break yourself.
Written June 13, 2024
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Ronald D
Shrewsbury, UK728 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022
Very pleasant place to stop and enjoy some refreshment. The bar had a fine selection of beers and the ambience in the clubhouse was very friendly and welcoming as were the staff. The selection at the time of cakes was very impressive and more to the point delicious!!
Written June 28, 2022
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Many thanks for your kind review we hope to see you back soon.
Written July 15, 2022
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Berties Mum
31 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2022 • Solo
Popped into Alnmouth to visit the Village Cafe only to discover it closed for annual holiday. Hungry and disappointed I ventured into the golf clubhouse. What a revelation. A modest menu of sandwiches, baked potatoes and burger but very modestly priced. Service was quick, comfortable lounge with lovely views over course. Outside seating available. Excellent burger. Well worth a visit
Written September 29, 2022
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Many thanks for your kind review.
Written June 14, 2023
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Bob C
Nottingham, UK49 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2022
This was a two night golfing break for friends and 14 stayed in the dormie house. The golf course was in excellent condition for February. We had an evening meal on the Friday which was to a high standard. The breakfasts were quality and food plentiful.

The bar had a good selection of beers and wines and the ambience in the clubhouse was very friendly and welcoming as were the staff.

On the Saturday evening four of us ate at The Hope & Anchor in Alnmouth. This served Italian food and was good.
Written February 7, 2022
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Many thanks for your kind review we hope to see you back soon.
Written July 15, 2022
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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