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How to organise a successful golfing holiday

April 18 2017

Golfing holidays are a great idea, however, as with any group holiday, they can be very stressful to plan effectively. There are a number of things you can do to make things as organised as possible and prepare for your golfing trip, making it a far more enjoyable experience for you and your friends. With thousands of groups coming to Donnington Grove for golfing holidays, we’ve learnt exactly how...

Golfing Tips for Beginners

February 17 2017

Golfing is a sport that needs a lot of skill to play well, and is the perfect way to take some time away from the stresses of everyday life. If you’re looking for a sport that will leave you feeling relaxed and care-free, golf is the sport for you. If you’re new to golf and you’re worried about the level of your game, these simple golfing tips will help you to play a great round of golf with...

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November 16 2016

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The Golden Temple

Nigel Green October 27 2016

World Cultural Heritage featuring a shining golden pavilion and a pond-centered garden in Japan, ( and in West Berkshire!! ) .Kinkaku-ji is one of Kyoto’s leading temples. Its formal name is Rokuon-ji. It was built at the end of the 14th century originally as a villa for Ashikaga Yoshimitsu, the shogun at the time. After Yoshimitsu’s death, as indicated in his will, the building was converted...

Whats on In October 2016

Nigel Green August 26 2016

What's On...The beautiful, and prestigious, Donnington Grove Country Club are planning a weekend of events, we look forward to welcoming you...Friday 7th October - Art Exhibition Elizabeth HarwoodThey have invited me to include my art on the Friday Night and Saturday daytime. To kickstart the weekend we’ll relivethe magic of my first exhibition (A Party of Art) with the” The Art of Donnington...

Fishing Tips

Nigel Green October 28 2015

If you are a keen fisherman and enjoy the clarity of a chalk strea you will not find a better spot than here, at Donnington Grove.  Here is a great tip from a slightly frustrated fisherman to guarantee a great end result.....I had a great day at Donnington.  There are a lot of grayling in the stream but they are very spooky.  I needed 12 changes of nymph before I found one they would...

Ladies Golf - County Inter Club Shield at Donnington Grove

Donnington Grove May 20 2015

Donnington Grove Ladies Win County Inter Club Shield for the first time since 1922 - Congratulations ladies... keep reading below for some history about County Golf. There were 65 ladies taking part from 22 clubs in Berkshire Well done to Fay Unsworth Lynn Turnerand Caroline Janus Also Caroline Janus won the Best single Stableford score with 37 points1922 - 1952The LGU was founded in 1893...

Tales from the chalk stream..

Donnington Grove Team April 27 2015

Feedback on my first day this season on the chalk streams.The river looked good, clear, quite low for this time of year and not as much rununculus as normal as I think you said Simon on your pre-season briefing. However it fished well.Lots of eager fish waiting for their spring lunch.It was a hot day more like May/June and it was only when I looked at the lack of leaves on the trees that I realised...

Race dates in Newbury

February 03 2015

Why not stay overnight before or after the Races and make your trip to Newbury Course one to remember at Donnington Grove.Please click here for a full list of the 2015 races...

The Nedbank Challenge 2014

Donnington Grove Team December 03 2014

Nedbank Challenge-Sun CityWho will win this week on the European Tour?The Nedbank Challenge has been hosted at The Gary Player Country Club, Sun City, South Africa since 1981. At 7,831 yards long it is a course for the big hitters although the ball does fly further at altitude.Previous course winners taking part this week are Lee Westwood (three times), Martin Kaymer, Louis Oosthuizen and the defending...

The Novel Side of Newbury

The Donnington Grove Team September 30 2014

Quaint, quirky and quintessentially English, the town of Newbury is a great day out for hotel guests at Donnington Grove. It is also, dare we say it, ideal for non-golfing loved ones in search of an enjoyable day out. Besides high street stores there are some wonderful boutique stores and lively  markets.Magic Markets: One of the great features of Newbury is its wonderful traditional and independent...

5 Unmissable Berkshire Heritage Sites

The Donnington Grove Team September 22 2014

From unique period buildings to crumbling castles, our surrounding area has a wealth of sites to win the hearts of visitors. Whether you have a thirst for British history, or just fancy somewhere beautiful to stretch the legs or enjoy a picnic, Donnington Grove is perfectly situated. Our grounds themselves have a heritage all of their own (read our "Brief History of Donnington Grove"), while we are...

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