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Address: Billinge Hill Crank Road, St Helens WA11 8RL, England
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Magnificent panoramic views over the Lancashire plain and the Welsh hills...

Magnificent panoramic views over the Lancashire plain and the Welsh hills makes Houghwood an interesting course to play. At par 71 and 6388 yards for men, and 5341 yards par 71 for ladies, it provides a stimulating and pleasurable test of skill. The large greens built to USGA specification are probably the finest in the area and a permanent track allows the use of the large fleet of buggies and trolleys the whole year round. Visitors whether groups, societies or individuals are all welcome at Houghwood. Please note we are a soft spike course.

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Great lunch finished off with a drink on the balcony

Visited with my two daughters now 6 and 11. Service great, settings beautiful and the price roughly the same as a good pub dinner; however food far better than most. Daughters... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2016
Lally05
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St Helens, United Kingdom
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St Helens, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

Visited with my two daughters now 6 and 11. Service great, settings beautiful and the price roughly the same as a good pub dinner; however food far better than most. Daughters had a three course meal for 7 pounds and my meal of calamari for starters and Indian style salmon for main course was excellent and was only 14 pounds.... More 

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 29 July 2016

I don't play Golf myself but was invited out for the day with a group of friends. Whilst they were enjoying a round of golf, I sat on the balcony admireing the views with a glass or two of wine, it was a clear day and I could see the Welsh hills, the two Cathedrals in Liverpool and the flowing... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

The golf course is a great test for all standard of golfer. Spikes bar for a pint and snack is well worth value add the view , log fire and snooker none better. The restaurant has a fine menu and a fantastic chef.

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Thank CRBFC
Billinge, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

With glorious views and a varied and affordable menu, the restaurant at Houghwood never fails to be a delight. Staff are attentive and discreet and the food is well presented and delicious - one of my favourite places and I look forward to my next visit.

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2016

First visit to Spikes Bar although I have used the restaurant several times. Very pleasant venue with lovely views and friendly staff. Lovely coffee and cakes available at very reasonable prices, lunch menu looked very inviting and I plane to return.

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Had a nice relaxed Sunday lunch here today. Very pleasant service and good food. Ask for a table overlooking the course by the window for lunch. The views are really nice.

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1 Thank Steve P
Skelmersdale, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2015

very hilly trouble with the buggies you have to stick to the paths so you dont hvae the freedom to drive where you want to.

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Thank Bob P
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2015

a very welcoming club with a helpful guy in the club shop. Course in terrific condition and, although it was busy, not held up during play. It is a fairly tough walk but with superb views. Some excellent holes and you need to be pretty straight off the tees as the rough can be unforgiving in places. Greens are fairly... More 

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Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Visited here with my family for a meal for my sister's birthday on 9th September. I had been before for a meal but many years ago and going back further I used to work here so it was a strange feeling seeing everything again. The staff were all very welcoming but what struck me on arriving in the dining area... More 

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merseyside
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43 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015

We visit the golf club to eat a few times a year and have never had a bad meal. The menu is always varied, you're not over faced with food and the staff are always attentive. The views when its dark are exceptional so ask for a table by the window if you can. The golf club also have themed... More 

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