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Disc Golf in the UK

Updated on November 7, 2014

What disc golf facilities are there in the UK?

I'm hoping this page will be a quick resource for everything Disc Golf in the UK. To get me started I'm including links and maps of as many courses as I can, both 'real' in the ground courses and google maps of courses local players have planned. If you know of any more please let me know. Plus where to buy discs, and whatever else I can think of to add.

A good resource for Disc golf in the UK is the British Disc Golf Association but whilst its easy to find all the courses, there isn't much info, or easily found course layouts - hopefully this page will complement the BDGA's information

At the moment course info is arranged with the main permanent courses used on the UK Tour first, then the smaller or temporary courses after, in alphabetical order by Town/City. Although the switch from Squidoo to Hubpages has messed this up a bit, so forgive the inconsistency!. Wherever possible there are maps of the course, linked to an appropriate website or facebook group. (T) means that the course doesn't have permanent targets, it requires portable baskets. (trees) means it has tree targets.

This is still a work in progress, please let me know of any courses or park layouts I have missed and I will add them in.

I've been playing Disc Golf for about 4 years, since spring 2011 when I went to my local course Quarry Park with a group of friends. I was instantly hooked, and quickly joined my local club (Quarry Park). I started playing on the UK tour in 2012 as an Intermediate Amateur (the bottom 'division' as it were), and the 2013 and 2014 tour as an Advanced Amateur.

Cheers
Andrew :)

hole 6 Quarry Park.
hole 6 Quarry Park.

What is Disc Golf?

Disc golf is a disc game in which individual players throw a flying disc into a basket. According to the Professional Disc Golf Association, "The object of the game is to traverse a course from beginning to end in the fewest number of throws of the disc."

In a nutshell its like Golf, but you throw discs rather than hitting balls, you can play it in regular parks rather than special courses (although there are special courses as well) and it's a great way to get a walk and some fresh air, and have a laugh.

BDGA
BDGA

The BDGA Disc Golf Tour

The British Disc Golf Association runs the British tour each year.
Each tour event is 2 days of fun and friendly disc golf competition.
There is also a series of one day events in the Southeast, and the Scottish Quaitch Tour, with a Midlands one day tour possibly starting in 2015.

Players of all abilities are welcome, beginner to experts!

BDGA Event Calendar and Website..

Bristol Ashton Court Map
Bristol Ashton Court Map

Bristol - Ashton Court, UWE Glenside and UWE Frenchay.

There are 3 basket courses in Bristol;
Ashton Court, UWE Glenside and UWE Frenchay.
The Club have a regular round most Saturdays at 10am.
Bristol Disc Golf website

Croydon. - Lloyd Park

A full 18 hole course in Lloyd Park in Croydon.

The Croydon Disc Golf Club is very active and friendly Club, with regular club rounds at weekends.

Facebook - Croydon Disc Golf Club

Quarry Park Black / Blue courses
Quarry Park Black / Blue courses

Leamington Spa - Quarry Park

Pay to Play Course.
Its £8 for a full round, £5 for a short course round, or join the club on a monthly or yearly basis.

Quarry Park Disc Golf Website

Facebook - Quarry Park - Disc Golf

Wivenhoe - University of Essex

A full 18 hole course, plus a short course built in and around the University of Essex Wivenhoe Park campus.
There is an active and friendly Club.
Essex Disc Golf Website
Facebook - Essex Disc Golf

Mull, Scotland

Fanmore Disc Golf (B)

Host of the Scottish Disc Golf Open.

Whitfield, Hexham - Burnlaw

Whitcombe disc golf map
Whitcombe disc golf map

Beaminster, Dorset - Whitcombe Farm . Private Course.

Set on organic, very steep Dorset hill farm (private - contact Toby). One of two 18 hole courses of 7000'. An awesome hole is called the Hypotenuse, 600', 45 degrees down! Sheep are OB.

Course Established: 1988

Bedworth - Miners Welfare Park

Now a fully basketed 18 hole course.
There are regular club rounds on a Sunday morning.
Facebook - Bedworth Disc Golf

Auchnagairn - Ace Adventures

Ace have two Disc Golf locations with the main 18 hole (9 baskets) disc golf course at Auchnagairn by the River Findhorn in Moray and the other taster 9 hole (three baskets) course at the Macdonald Aviemore Resort in the Cairngorm National Park.
These are the first pay and play Disc Golf courses in the Scottish Highlands. With a play all day pass only £5.00. Disc Golf is a fabulous way for all ages and ability to enjoy the wonderful outdoors that Scotland has to offer.
Ace Adventures Website

Basingstoke - Down Grange (T)

A free to play 18 hole course (no permanent baskets yet, we're working on that) which starts outside the Toby pub works its way around the park through the woods and ending back at the pub.
We play a regular game every sunday morning and a midweek jangle on tues/weds.
If you've never played before come along on sunday and we'll show you how.
What have you got to lose except my disc's!
Facebook - Hants and Berks Disc Golf

Eastbourne - Gildredge Park (T)

Dunbar - ReBoot Disc Golf Course

ReBoot Disc Golf Course is located at Foxlake Adventures in Dunbar Scotland. We are open from sunrise to sunset, 7 days a week. We are proud to have built this course to support families as well as the advanced player. We will be hosting clinics, leagues and tournaments throughout the year for all ages and abilities.

Edinburgh - Hermitage

We are happy to announce Disc Golf is coming to Edinburgh. This disc golf project will help those supported by Autism Ventures to develop and improve the skills of people with Autism by providing occupational activities and employment.
About the Hermitage course

rosshall park disc golf course
rosshall park disc golf course

Glasgow - Rosshall Park (B)

9 Hole Disc Golf Course opened Autumn 2012. Design and development by Catch the Spirit. Discatcher Pro Targets. Open to the public. Free to play.
Facebook - Rosshall Park Disc Golf Course

gosforth course map
gosforth course map

Gosforth - Gosforth Frolf (Trees)

Course Finished! (15/7/12)
The 9 hole course in Gosforth is eventually finished. It has been tested thoroughly and although the holes are short in length (around 60m) it is a real challenge due to the many trees! The course record has been set by DG and it currently stands at 24 for 9 holes and 52 for 18 holes.
Gosforth Frolf Website

Grantown-on-Spey - Craggan Outdoors

Due to open Spring 2015

Craggan Outdoors Website

on the side disc golf - shrewsbury
on the side disc golf - shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - On the Side Disc Golf

On The Side Disc Golf Club is a 9 hole basket course on the east of Shrewsbury (Shropshire) set around a glacial mere.

The course address is SY2 6LH where you will find a free car park next to the 8th basket seen in the picture above.

Facebook - On the side Disc Golf - Shrewsbury

the course on google maps
the course on google maps

Harrogate - Valley Gardens

Hornsea - Hall Garth Park.

There is a 9 hole Disc Golf course in Hornsea. Hall Garth Park. Free to play. Established 2010. Designed and development by Catch the Spirit and Hull and East Yorkshire Mind. Discs are available to borrrow for free Hornsea Leisure Centre, Broadway, HU18 1PZ. (£3 deposit and registration required for disc hire). Scorecards also available. Anyone with their own discs can just rock up and play any time for FREE!

Anyone in the Hull and East Riding area or the Yorkshire coast should give it a go!!!

Isle of Wight - Garlic Farm

Lee Valley Country Park - Lee Valley

Manchester - Longford Park

Manchester - Longford Park

Not entirely built yet, but on its way.

Facebook - Manchester Disc Golf

Churchill, Somerset. Mendips Snowsport Centre

Pay to Play course, Maps are available at the snowsports centre reception.

Mendip Outdoor Pursuits Website

Mount Edgcumbe

Flyers Disc Golf Website

Facebook - Flyers Disc Golf


If anyones got a map of the course I could have that would be great!

Cotgrave Country Park
Cotgrave Country Park

Nottingham - Cotgrave Country Park

18 Holes in Cotgrave Country Park.

To find out more about Disc Golf near Nottingham, or arrange a game, check out the facebook group

Prospect Park, Reading 18 hole course.
Prospect Park, Reading 18 hole course.

Reading - Prospect Park (T)

Prospect Park, Reading.

An 18 hole 'traveller' course round Prospect Park in Reading - updated Feb 2014.

Check out the Hants and Berks Disc Golf facebook group

redditch arrow valley
redditch arrow valley

Redditch - Arrow Valley Park

9 hole short course with 2 tee positions on each hole.

Arrow Valley Visitors Centre, Battens Drive, South Moons Moat, Redditch, Worcestershire, B98 0LJ

Check out the Redditch Disc Golf facebook group

st andrews unioversity disc golf
st andrews unioversity disc golf

St Andrews - University of St Andrews

The University Sports Centre has a nine-hole disc golf course - why not give it a try! Look out for details of disc golf competitions taking place at the University Sports Centre throughout the year. For more information on disc golf, please ask Sports Centre Reception staff

course map and scorecard
course map and scorecard

Washbourne Field - Whitnash, Leamington Spa, 6 hole course in a park.

6 basket course in Washbourne park, whitnash, leamington spa.
Discs can be hired from the pub.
Facebook - Washbourne Field Disc Golf

Google Maps of course layouts for parks across the UK.

Here is a list of links to course layouts in Public Parks across the UK. So if you want to play, and you're not near a permanent coiurse take a look, someone might have mapped out a course for you. If you know of any more please send me the link and I will add it.

Buying Disc Golf Equipment in the UK

There are 4 disc golf shops in the UK

Catch the Spirit

Disc Zoo

ReBoot Disc Golf

and Del's Discs, at Quarry Park.

Improvements?

Please let me know what I can do to improve this lens, or just tell me how great it (or disc golf) is!

If you like the page, please 'like' it as well - It improves its squidoo ranking, and therefore its exposure in google searches.

Thank you.

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      IanTease 3 years ago

      Really pleased to see there is a course in Harrogate as that is only about an hour from me.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      This is a great site Andrew, a UK disc golf site that includes all the courses that aren't "official" yet, and lots of other DG stuff, can i (or rather is it possible 'cos i don't know how) to put a link from my disc golf page on facebook to here? and also could you put Basingstoke on, let me know if you want any more info