Facilities: This 18 hole golf course is situated 4 miles from the centre of Durham City in the shadow of the medieval castle and was designed by Harry Colt in 1924. There is a large practice field and a full catering service.  An article in Golf Monthly a few years ago said “At Brancepeth Castle the master (Harry Colt) has bequeathed a legacy more lasting than diamonds – simply to walk it is to have the spirits uplifted”

Par of the course: The course par is 71

Length of the Course: The length from the mens back tees is 6400 yards.