Ramside Golf Club: one of the top courses in the North East

Ramside Golf - Risk and Reward golf at its most thrilling

In mature parkland estate on the doorstep of historic Durham City is a golf club and resort created for people who simply love to play great golf.


Ramside Hall Hotel and Golf Club is North East England’s most exciting risk and reward golf resort. Its two 18-hole championship golf courses, the Prince Bishops and the Cathedral, provide drama, enjoyment and excitement from the first tee to the final green.

British golf course designer Jonathan Gaunt has helped Ramside Estates Ltd create the most rewarding and welcoming golf club and golf breaks destination in North East England.

Perfectly placed for Golf Breaks and Golf Holidays


Ramside Golf Club is a thriving members’ golf club which welcomes golf groups, golf societies, visitors and corporate golf events to enjoy its 36-holes of golf, golf academy, driving range and four star luxury hotel.

Located on the doorstep of Durham City and less than two minutes from the A1M motorway heading North and South, Ramside is one of the most convenient and accessible places to play golf in Northern England.

Ramside Hall Hotel and Golf Club has two championship golf courses, read about the Prince Bishops Course and the Cathedral Course.

For further information Call our Golf Operations Team on: (0191 386 9514) or email proshop@ramsidehallhotel.co.uk

Ramside Hall Hotel and Golf Club opened in 1996 and its Prince Bishops Course is now established as one of the best golf courses in North East England.

The par 72 course measures 6,851 yards from its championship tees and has views of world famous Durham Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the inspiration for Ramside’s second course – The Cathedral Course opened in September 2014.  The Prince Bishops course is named after the warrior clergymen who ruled over the lawless North from Durham Castle after the Norman Conquest in the 11th Century.

A golf course with a spirit of adventure


The course has spirit of adventure and features 16 water hazards, reachable par 5’s, driveable par 4’s, and short holes that demand shot-making skills from wedge to woods.

Designer Jonathan Gaunt laid out a golf course that delivers risk and reward golf at its best. Water comes into play on 10 holes and there are nine doglegs on the card which demand good strategy and the ability to move the ball both ways if you are to score at your lowest.

The course is fair. The fairways are wide and generous and there is a conservative option available on every hole so that any standard of golfer can enjoy Ramside’s challenge.

Where the risk is almost always worth the reward


For those who love the challenge of driving over trees, water and sand, risking disaster in search of eagles and birdies, then there is nowhere better in North East England to experience the thrill of taking on a great golf course.

Walking the fairways among 50,000 mature trees brings a sense of escapism and only rarely do two holes come close together, making Ramside golf feel like millionaire’s golf.

You’ll enjoy our large USGA specification greens that blend sweeping undulations, testing tiers and gentle flat spots.

We are proud of our North East roots and so every hole is named after a popular Geordie or Northumbrian saying, so “gan canny,” don’t “tippy tappy,” and give the ball “a lang welt.”

The Prince Bishops Course has hosted regional PGA tournaments, top amateur championships and is a favourite of pro-celebrity and charity golf day organisers.

For further information Call our Golf Operations Team on: (0191 386 9514) or email proshop@ramsidehallhotel.co.uk

England's Newest Golf course Opened in September 2014

In 2011, work started on a second 18-hole Championship golf course to join the Prince Bishops. Our new 7,200 yard Cathedral Course will open later this year and is the only new championship golf course opening in England in 2014.

The Cathedral Course has been built on rolling countryside between the villages of Belmont and Pittington with breath-taking natural features including ridges, becks and valleys.

The course extends out over a broad hilltop with views of Durham Cathedral and as far afield as the Angel of the North in Gateshead, before dropping down into a valley and rising up again to return to the parkland estate where its closing holes end back at the clubhouse and hotel.

The middle holes are laid out across a high plateau, previously called ‘Hilltop Farm’ - with wide-open skies and 360 views - then drop down into a striking valley with dramatic elevation changes, mature trees, steep banksides and a coursing beck.

Ramside’s Amen Corner

Designer Jonathan Gaunt calls the stretch of holes from the 11th to the 14th ‘Ramside’s Amen Corner.’ The downhill par-three 12th bears an uncanny resemblance to its famous counterpart in Georgia but instead of Rae’s Creek, Sherburn Beck stands guard at the front of the green.

England’s newest golf course opening in 2014

The golf course is now complete and a soft opening planned for July. Nine interchangeable holes will open for play and the remaining nine open in September, allowing the warmer summer months to help new turf, grasses and rough to bed down.

For further information call our Golf Operations Team on: (0191 386 9514) or email proshop@ramsidehallhotel.co.uk

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Winter special price until 31st March 2015

Tea/Coffee and Bacon roll on arrival
Use of the driving Range
18 holes of golf
Complimentary use of the steam and Sauna
Monday - Thursday £20.00 per person
Friday - Sunday £25.00 per person

Member Guest rate until 31st March 2015

Monday - Thursday £15 per guest
Friday - Sunday £20 per guest

Green Fees Tariff April – 1st September for play

Monday - Thursday Visitors
£35.00 per person
4 ball offer £120.00
9 Holes £17.50

Twilight offer after 3pm £25.00

Friday - Sunday Visitors
£40.00 per person
4 Ball offer £140.00
9 Holes £25.00

Green Fees From – 1st September For Prince Bishops Course

Monday - Thursday Visitors
£35.00 per person
4 ball offer £120.00
9 Holes £17.50

Friday - Sunday Visitors
£40.00 per person
4 Ball offer £140.00
9 Holes £25.00

Members Guest rate
18 holes - £20.00 per person
9 Holes - £12.50

For the Cathedral Course from 1st September

Monday - Thursday Visitors
£40.00.00 per person
4 ball offer £140.00
9 Holes £20.00
4 ball Offer  £140.00

Friday - Sunday Visitors
£45.00 per person
4 Ball offer £150.00
9 Holes £25.00

Members Guest
18 Holes  Monday to Thursday £25.00
18 Holes Friday  to Sunday £30.00

To book or for further information Call our Golf Operations Team on: (0191 386 9514) or email proshop@ramsidehallhotel.co.uk

Play and Stay Golf Breaks the Ramside Way


Ramside Hall Hotel and Golf Club offers its members the highest quality environment for playing and relaxing and extends the same warm hospitality to visiting golfers, corporate golf days, golf societies, groups and play-and-stay golfers on golf breaks packages.

The four star luxury hotel has 80 bedrooms and offers a choice of Premier rooms and Presidential Suites, with four poster beds and whirlpool baths, and a generous number of twin rooms ideal for golf groups.

For groups seeking self-catering golf breaks with space and privacy, Ramside Hall’s 19th century farmhouse sits at the heart of the golf course and sleeps up to 10 people.

The rustic country kitchen has a traditional Aga cooker, all modern conveniences and a raised patio area ideal for barbecues and eating outside in summer.

A housekeeping service is available with advance notice and continental breakfast is provided.
The lounge has lots of comfy seating, SKY Television and a roaring log fire. There’s also a drying room for golfers staying on rainy days.

We believe in excellent customer service and recommend people interested in play-and-stay golf packages book direct with us for the best deal.

This is because rates change depending on the season, the size of groups, length of stay and most importantly your needs.
Call our Golf Operations Team on: (0191 386 9514) or email golf@ramsidehallhotel.co.uk

1 Night Golf Break

Golf break including Dinner, Bed, Full English Breakfast.

Low Season October to April

ONE ROUND 18 Holes

Monday - Friday £95.00 Per person, Per Night
Saturday £115.00 Per person, Per Night

TWO ROUNDS 36 Holes

Monday - Friday £109.00 Per person, Per Night
Saturday £129.00 Per person, Per Night

High Season May to September

ONE ROUND 18 Holes

Monday - Friday £115.00 Per person, Per Night
Saturday £135.00 Per person, Per Night

TWO ROUNDS 36 Holes

Monday - Friday £129.00 Per person, Per Night
Saturday £149.00 Per person, Per Night

2 Night Golf Break

Golf break including Dinner, Bed, Full English Breakfast.

Low Season October to April

TWO ROUNDS 36 Holes

Sunday - Thursday £185.00 Per person, Per Night
Friday - Saturday £205.00 Per person, Per Night

THREE ROUNDS 54 Holes

Sunday - Thursday £199.00 Per person, Per Night
Friday - Saturday £219.00 Per person, Per Night

High Season May to September

TWO ROUNDS 36 Holes

Sunday - Thursday £215.00 Per person, Per Night
Friday - Saturday £235.00 Per person, Per Night

THREE ROUNDS 54 Holes

Sunday - Thursday £229.00 Per person, Per Night
Friday - Saturday £249.00 Per person, Per Night

3 Night Golf Break

Golf break including Dinner, Bed, Full English Breakfast.

Low Season October to April

FOUR ROUNDS 72 Holes

Sunday - Thursday £309.00 Per person, Per Night
Friday - Saturday £329.00 Per person, Per Night

Unlimited holes - This is a special offer
Book today call 0191 3865282 or email your enquiry to reservations@ramsidehallhotel.co.uk

High Season May to September

FOUR ROUNDS 72 Holes

Sunday - Thursday £329.00 Per person, Per Night
Friday - Saturday £349.00 Per person, Per Night

Unlimited holes - This is a special offer
Book today call 0191 3865282 or email your enquiry to reservations@ramsidehallhotel.co.uk

Sunday Driver

36 holes

Sunday Only (Low Seson October to April) £99.00 Per person, Per Night
Sunday Only (High Seson May to September) £109.00 Per person, Per Night

Non Golfer

1 Night Dinner Bed & Breakfast

All Week (Low Seson October to April) £80.00 Per person, Per Night
All Week (High Seson May to September) £100.00 Per person, Per Night

2 Nights Dinner Bed & Breakfast

All Week (Low Seson October to April) £174.00 Per person
All Week (High Seson May to September) £240.00 Per person

3 Nights Dinner Bed & Breakfast

All Week (Low Seson October to April) £279.00 Per person
All Week (High Seson May to September) £299.00 Per person

Groups

1 in 12 Free. 10% discount F&B in Clubhouse only (NOT MAIN HOTEL)

Dinner options
Pemberton's Rotisserie and Carvery - offers a vast array of readily available fresh food, roasts, daily specials homemade desserts and patisseries, tea and coffee menu included in the price

Dinner upgrade £15 per person - Rib Room Steakhouse & Grill Serving an extensive French brasserie style menu, offering a wide range of delicious meat, fish and pasta dishes. steaks are the house

Private dining - Rate upon request

All offers based on 2 people sharing.

Single supplement: Low Season £25.00 Per person, Per Night. High Season £30.00 Per person, Per Night.
Additional rounds of golf: Residents £25.00 per round (18 holes) Non residents: £35.00 per round (18 holes)
Room upgrades: Deluxe Double/Deluxe Twin £20.00 Per room, Per Night

All offers subject to availability.

Book today call 0191 3865282 or email your enquiry to reservations@ramsidehallhotel.co.uk

Ramside offers Individual, joint, junior and intermediate and a limited number of Corporate Memberships. The membership year runs from 1st May but we are happy to take new members throughout the course of the Year.

10% discount in the Clubhouse of Food and Beverage,10% discount of golfing apparel in the proshop.

  • Corporate Membership - £6000.00 plus VAT
  • Individual members - £905
  • Joint Membership - £1630
  • Under age 25 - £565
  • Under Age 22 - £370
  • Under age 16- £170
  • Under Age 14 - £115
  • Under 12 - £70

Age 8-10 is free membership with a full adult Joining the club, under supervision at all times.

All pricing includes VAT

to join or further information Call our Golf Operations Team on: (0191 386 9514) or email helen.roseberry@ramsidehallhotel.co.uk

Open Fixtures 2015

  • Sunday 22nd March - Out of Winter Mens Team of Four - £60.00 per team
  • Tuesday 26th May - Senior Mens Better Ball - £30.00 per pair
  • Wednesday 27th May - Junior Open - £10.00 per person
  • Saturday 20th June - Mens Team of Four - £60.00 per team (Cathedral Course)
  • Monday 22nd June - Ladies Team of Four - £40.00 per team
  • Tuesday 23rd June - Senior Mens Team of Four - £60.00 per team
  • Saturday 25th July - Mixed Better Ball £30.00 per pair
  • Monday 3rd August - Ladies Better Ball - £20.00 per per
  • Saturday 29th August - Mens Texas Scramble £60.00 - per team
  • Tuesday 8th september - Senior Mens Better Ball - £30.00 per pair
  • Saturday 24th October - Mens Better Ball - £30.00 per pair

There are limited places for each event so please book early, to reserve your place please send your entry to

Jill Henry, Open Competitions, Ramside Golf Club, Carrville, Durham, DH1 1TD 0191 3869514
Jill.henry@ramsidehallhotel.co.uk

Cheques made payable to Ramside Hall Hotel

For further information contact our pro shop: (0191 386 9514) or email proshop@ramsidehallhotel.co.uk

Ramside academy is located with the golf club. It consists of a 16 bay floodlit driving range, which is essential for all year round practice. The 2 private teaching bays 1 outdoors and 1 indoors make for the perfect place to develop your golf swing all year round.

The practice putting green in situated next to the practice chipping and bunker area making it the ideal venue for coaching of all aspects of the game.

Within the indoor studio we use the latest GASP video and software and flat screen TVs making analysis of your golf swing a better learning experience for my pupils.

We have two golf Professionals to introduce as many beginners into the game of golf, and are available to help any current golfer to improve there games and handicaps.

the professionals can offer a wide range of individual lessons and group coaching for all ages, from beginners to county level players.

For any further information please contact
kevin.jackson@ramsidehallhotel.co.uk or Tel:0191 386 9514


Golf Tuition at Ramside Golf Club

Individual lessons :

  • 1 x 1 hour lesson £35.00
  • 6 x 1 hour lesson £175.00

Group session £40.00 per person (Min 4 people)

Special offer:
Purchase a block of lessons and receive the offer of 6 Lessons for the price of 5.

6x 1/2 hour lesson £100.00
6x 1 hour lesson £175.00

We run junior lessons for different age categories on Wednesday evenings and Sunday Morning. A six week course is price at £30.00 Please ring the Proshop for availability and dates.

From the age 4 we have a taster session on a Sunday Morning

Priced at £2.00 for 45 minutes

Arguably the best venue for your corporate or society golf day in the North of England!

Having two golf course we specialise in shotgun starts any day of the week.

Societies and Corporate Golf Days are very welcome at The Ramside throughout the year.

You may well experience difficulty in finding a better Corporate/Society venue in the North East, be it on the basis of location, Course Quality, Course layout, Clubhouse facilities, Driving Range, Shop, easy Parking, Catering, and the warmth of the welcome.

We understand how time consuming it can be to organize golf days. So why not leave it to us to organize your event for you? Our events team will liaise with you at each stage to keep you informed.

To find out more about corporate golf please call 0191 3869514, alternatively e-mail helen.roseberry@ramsidehallhotel.co.uk

We have the perfect party venue, available throughout the year, the ideal place for a party or celebration. We provide exclusivity, friendly personal service for up to 120 guests. If you have an Anniversary, Christening, Birthday, Evening Wedding Party or just fancy a "Bit of a Do" come along to our lovely Clubhouse and see what we have to offer.

  • ANNIVERSARY
  • BIRTHDAY
  • EVENING WEDDING PARTY
  • CHRISTMAS PARTY
  • COMPANY FUNCTION
  • SUMMER BARBECUE
  • "A BIT OF A DO"

For further information or to book contact our Golf Operations Team on: (0191 386 9514) or email will.green@ramsidehallhotel.co.uk

Luxury Spa by Espa and Leisure Club

Relax with a luxury spa break in the North East of England
Opening May 2015
 

With 32,000 square feet of luxury spa and leisure facilities, Espa at Ramside Hall promises to be the ideal environment relax, unwind and escape the stresses of everyday life within indulgent surroundings.

Laze around our 25m pool,where our spa butlers will keep you refreshed with Champagne and juices and for those feeling a little more active, our state-of-the-art gym, exercise studios and programme of daily work-out classes ensures there is something for everyone and all under the expert guidance of our fitness specialists.
 
Our specialist spa therapists will be on hand to guide you through a range of the very latest pampering and rejuvenating treatments available to  both men and women.

Luxury facilities include:

25 m Pool
9 m Vitality Pool with integral hydrotherapy experience
Outdoor Balcony infinity Pool
Outdoor Spa garden with bubble pool
Steam Room
Aroma Steam Room
Sunarium
Sunken Sauna
Caldarium
Rasal Mud Chamber
56 piece multifunctional suite and gym
Aerobics and dance studio
Hair Salon
Asian Restaurant and Bar
 
 
A programme of membership schemes will be available to those who cannot resist visiting the spa more than once; gift vouchers will also be available.

For Membership Packages or any further information please contact Anthony Woodhouse Spa & Leisure General Manager anthony.woodhouse@ramsidehallhotel.co.uk

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