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Windermere Golf Club
Lake District Golf, Food, Drink & Functions
9th most enjoyable course to play in England
Golf World: July 2023
“Courses don’t come much more scenic than this magical layout at the heart of the Lake District”
Today’s Golfer Magazine
Best golf course in South Cumbria
Golf World 2022 & National Club Golfer 2021
Food, Drink & Functions
Everyone welcome
The course is open. Winter greens on 4th, 10th & 12th. Carry or pull trollies only. No electric trollies or buggies. Please repair pitch marks. Please use mats on fairways or place in the rough

Welcome to Windermere

Windermere Golf Club is situated in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage English Lake District National Park. Despite our tranquil setting, we're less than 5 minutes from the bustling town of Bowness on Windermere and only 1.5 miles from the shore of Lake Windermere.

A 132 year history
Established in 1891, our course is steeped in history and offers a unique challenge to golfers of all abilities whilst offering spectacular and breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape.

Everyone is welcome
A truly friendly welcome for members and visitors is assured, whether coming to play the course or enjoy a drink, or bite to eat in the bar.
Drop in and visit us - we look forward to sharing our course and clubhouse with you.

Top 10 Course in England

We're extremely proud to be highly rated by National recognised publications Golf World, Todays Golfer, and National Club Golfer.
We've made three of their "top golf course" lists including:

Top 100 most enjoyable courses to play
As well as ranking at number 35 in the whole of the UK & Ireland, we rank as the 9th most enjoyable course to play in England.

Top 200 best golf courses in England
We've just been ranked as the 168th best golf course in England for 2023. With over 2200 other courses Nationwide, this puts us in the best 8% of golf courses in the Country.

Top 100 golf courses to play for under £65.00
We came in at number 65 in the 2023 rankings of golf courses in Great Britain & Ireland.

The setting certainly helps, but Windermere actually scores at least as highly for its charm and character. An inland course that is so easy to be seduced by

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