Vale Royal Abbey
Northwich, Cheshire CW8 2BA
Tel : +44(0) 1606 301 291 Fax : +44(0) 1606 301 414

Private members club established in 1997 on the site of Vale Royal Abbey - England's largest Cistercian Abbey founded by Edward I and dating from 1278. The site occupies a commanding setting in the heart of rural Cheshire and within easy reach of major cities, towns and motorways the re-emergence of Vale Royal Abbey and its former royal parklands in the form of a spectacular 18 hole golf course, clubhouse and luxury apartments is now a reality.

The Great House at Vale Royal Abbey provides clubhouse facilities and accommodation of unparalleled grandeur and will create the underlying atmosphere of opulence, security and quality that is the cornerstone of the development. Access to the course and facilities at what is set to become Cheshire's most prestigious private club, including the luxury overnight accommodation, is restricted to members only and their guests

Members will be able to enjoy the atmosphere of a grand period house coupled with luxurious modern facilities and traditional furnishings of a high standard. Superbly appointed male and female locker rooms, a Professional Shop and an informal 'club' bar.


Further Information
For more information on Vale Royal Abbey see www.vr

Course Details

Course Name: Vale Royal Abbey Holes: 18 Yardage: 6450 SSS: 72
Vale Royal Abbey Golf Club is set within one of the County's most important historic estates. The superb 18 hole golf course, built to top international standards is laid out on fine natural golfing terrain and rolling sandy soil, which surrounds the awe inspiring converted Mansion. Bounded by the River Weaver, and enjoying stunning views through mature woodland, lakes and meadows.

The Simon Gidman designed course has superbly shaped greens, constructed to USGA guidelines, and a fully automated irrigation system to ensure ideal all year round playing conditions. Overall the design, with its clever use of cross fairway bunkering and greenside swales, compliments the existing contours and natural beauty of the environment at Vale Royal.

The course layout integrates a number of special features with a balanced mixture of par 3, 4 and 5 holes, some played across water, through mature woodland, historic parkland or testing open heath. However, all 18 holes offer a variance of difficulty, designed to ensure a pleasurable golfing experience for players of all abilities.

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