Marriott forest of arden
The Marriott Forest of Arden is one of the UK’s most impressive golf destinations, featuring two top-class courses. The club is located on 10,000 acres in the heart of the Midlands, surrounded by ancient woodlands and natural lakes. The Forest of Arden has played host to some of golf’s most prominent tournaments, including the British Masters and English Open.
Both the Arden Course and the Aylesford Course were designed by Donald Steel and are located on the grand Packington Estate. Many varieties of wildlife can be found within the boundaries of the club, and golfers have a very good chance of catching a glimpse of the friendly deer that live in the majestic countryside setting.
On the Arden Course, you can pit your wits against the same of the world’s greatest golfers including Colin Montgomerie, Ian Woosnam, Philip Walton, Greg Turner, Robert Allenby and Thomas Bjorn. The Aden is a par 72 course and is a true test of golf, designed to make golfers play a wide range of shots. Its variety of tee boxes, water hazards and trees neatly outline the fairways, offering a thoroughly unforgettable golf experience.
The signature hole on the Arden course is the par 3, 18th hole called Tontine. "One of the only courses on the European Tour that finishes with a par 3, and what a par 3 it is. At over 200 yards, it can play up to a 2 iron" – (Darren Clarke 2005 British Masters).
Complementing the Arden Course is the recently redesigned Aylesford Course. The par 69 course is shorter in length than its sister course, yet it retains many of the Donald Steel hallmarks that Arden offers in its layout, bunkering, and green design. The Aylesford is a true test of accuracy for golfers of all abilities, with its narrow fairways, challenging greens and enticing water hazards.
Marriott Forest of Arden is a top UK golfing destination and the elegant country hotel offers two golf courses and a golf academy, Cedarwood Spa, outdoor tennis courts, gymnasium and indoor pool.
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