Access Statement for Alresford Golf Club

Our Accessibility Promise to You

Alresford Golf Club welcomes all visitors and aims to provide best possible access to everyone in order that they enjoy their visit to our
Club whether it is for Golf, a Meeting or a Function.

We provide:

  • Dedicated disabled parking with level access
  • Step-free access to Clubhouse lobby, bar and dining room
  • Accessible toilet in our Clubhouse
  • Golf Buggies for Hire

If you require any further information about specific access or need advice about planning your visit please contact us on: 01962 733746 or email secretary@alresfordgolf.co.uk

If we have not covered your access needs in this document, please contact us and we will discuss your needs and offer assistance where we can. This Access Statement aims to accurately describe the facilities and services that we offer all our visitors and guests and does not contain personal opinions as to our suitability for those with access requirements.

How To Reach Us

By Car

We are situated immediately south of New Alresford and unless you approach from Cheriton, we can only be reached via the town. As you pass through the town, from east or west, look for a road sign B3046 (Jacklyn’s Lane) to Cheriton – there is also a brown sign for Alresford Golf Club. After passing under a railway bridge the road climbs fairly steeply and then slopes downward – before the bottom of the hill you pass the Cricketers Pub on your left, then cross a modern bridge over the A31 – Alresford Golf Club is 200 yards on your left.

By Bus

The Stagecoach Route 64 between Winchester and Alton stops near Alresford Golf Club on both the eastbound and westbound directions at these stops:

Bakeland Gardens: approximately 350 metres, two roads to cross if eastbound, one road if westbound. Gradient for part of the journey. No shelters. No actual bus stop on eastbound side although stop is active.

The Cricketers: approximately 350 metres, two roads to cross if eastbound, one road if westbound. Gradients for all the journey. Shelter only in eastbound direction.

Stagecoach states that low floor access and wheelchair access are available on this route.

Car Parking

Alresford Golf Club has a maximum of four disabled parking bays – two located immediately on entry to the car park and two close to the Clubhouse entrance.

Spaces by Car Park Entry

Two disabled spaces are located on the west side of the clubhouse, immediately in front of you as you enter our car park. Access to the clubhouse is via a level pedestrian path that runs adjacent to the clubhouse itself. This route, about 60m, is regularly used by mobility scooters and members riding single-person golf buggies.

Spaces by the car park entrance
Spaces by the car park entrance

Clubhouse access path from front spaces
Clubhouse access path from front spaces

Spaces close to Clubhouse Entrance

Two spaces, designated for wheelchair access only, are located close to the clubhouse entrance. Access to the clubhouse, some 30m, is down a sloping tarmac path.

Wheelchair Access Spaces by Clubhouse Entrance
Wheelchair Access Spaces by Clubhouse Entrance

Path to clubhouse from Wheelchair Spaces
Path to clubhouse from Wheelchair Spaces

Clubhouse Entrance

The clubhouse main entrance is facing east onto our patio. Wide double doors provide step-free access to the lobby. These doors are in view of our Pro Shop which is staffed throughout the day and are also monitored by CCTV, so assistance is normally easily available if required.

Clubhouse Entrance
Clubhouse Entrance

Entrance to Bar and Dining Room

Wide double doors with level threshold provide access from the lobby to the bar and dining room. A normal mobility scooter can access with only one door open. To the left of this entrance is our accessible toilet. Both the bar and dining room have level carpeted floors with no steps. Tables can be easily re-arranged to accommodate wheelchairs or mobility scooters.

Accessible toilet & Bar / Dining Room Entrance
Accessible toilet & Bar / Dining Room Entrance

Accessible Toilet

As seen in the image above, our accessible toilet is in the main clubhouse lobby adjacent to the entrance to the bar and dining room.

Accessible Toilet in Lobby
Accessible Toilet in Lobby

Golf Buggies

Traditional 2-person golf buggies can be hired from the professionals shop, advance booking is essential. Privately owned motorised mini carts or mini golf buggies may only be used at the discretion of the Club Secretary or Professional – permission must be obtained in advance. Please do check with us prior to your day as we restrict the numbers on the course. Note that motorised mini carts or mini golf buggies are not allowed inside the clubhouse (non golfing mobility scooters are allowed).

To protect the course, buggies of both kinds, together with manual and electric golf trolleys, may be occasionally prohibited from the course. Our course information recorded message, updated regularly, will state if such a temporary restriction is in place. Normally this is only applied in the case of frost or prolonged heavy rain.