A golf course with a spirit of adventure.
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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.
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.
Guest's staying with us have access to our brand new Spa facilities, which includes use of our 25m Swimming Pool and state of the art gym, Check-in - Check-out.
Upgrade your stay to include full use of the Spa facilities, including the thermal experience rooms and hydrotherapy pool, purchase a Spa Pass for £30 per person or £50 per couple Per Day.
Children's Pool Times
7am - 9am / 4pm - 6pm Monday - Saturday
7am - 10:30am Sunday
For guests to use the Spa Check-in Friday or Saturday a Spa Pass will be required.
Golf Course Dress Code:
Dress must be in keeping with golf course tradition
Men – Slacks, tailored shorts, shirts with sleeves and collars. No denim blue jeans. No board or athletic shorts. No sweatpants.
Women – Sport shirts, tailored shorts, skirts, slacks, skorts. Shirts must have a collar. No denim blue jeans. No sweatpants.
Soft spike golf shoes must be worn
Clubhouse Lounge Dress Code:
Smart, clean and tidy clothes with appropriate footwear
No muddied or wet clothing
No football shirts
No golf shoes or spikes
No caps or hats to be worn inside the Clubhouse lounge
Additional fees apply for our golf services.
Non-members are welcome to use the driving range but the chipping, putting and short game facilities are only available to Ramside Golf Club members and golf course visitors.
Driving range balls start from £3 for 25 balls.
Driving Range Opening Hours:
8am until 8pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
10am until 8pm Wednesday
8am until 6pm Saturday and Sunday
Sunday 3rd October between 2pm - 4pm
Ramside Hall is fast becoming one of the best known venues in the North East for its expertise in Asian Weddings and Events. Our team is familiar with the requirements of such events and we would be delighted to discuss your function.
The Bishops Suite is completely self contained. Our facilities are ideal for your special day, our experienced team will be delighted to help in ensuring Ramside Hall Hotel is the right venue for you.
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Our experienced hotel chauffeurs are available for Hotel resident for trips to local theatres, tourist attractions, shopping experiences, airports and railway stations. For the adventurous we can arrange trips to Weardale, the wonderful Northumberland Coast and beyond. With ample space for luggage and refreshments on-the-go available, our fleet includes a luxury Mercedes Vito 7-seater, Land Rover Discovery & a Bentley Mulsanne.
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