Forest Pines

Forest Pines

Forest Pines

Forest Pines | NCG Top 100s: GB&I Golf Resorts

The Forest Pines Hotel and Golf Resort offers everything you could wish for from a golf trip in the United Kingdom. Home to the highly acclaimed championship golf course, a gorgeous spa retreat and first-class accommodation, the Forest Pines Hotel and Golf Resort is in a league of its own in Lincolnshire and among the best in the country. 
Host to the R&A Boys Home Internationals and PGA Fourballs Championships in the past, the Forest Pines Hotel and Golf Resort is home to a sublime 27-hole golfing vista. Split into three nine-hole loops – the Beeches, Forest and Pine loops – there are different challenges along the way. A full-length driving range and a putting green outside the clubhouse, along with a fully stocked pro shop, add to the golfing landscape at Forest Pines.  
Golf is not the only way for guests and members to keep active during their time at Forest Pines. The Health Club & Spa is a suitable place to work out, with a well equipped gym that features cardiovascular and resistance machines, along with a wide range of free weights. There is also an indoor swimming pool, which the spa also uses, along with a sauna, steam room, jacuzzi and sensory shower. Massages and treatments are also given by a team of qualified professionals at the spa at Forest Pines.  
QHotels are the brand behind the accommodation options at the Forest Pines Hotel and Golf Resort. Like a few other venues on the NCG Top 100s: GB&I Golf Resorts list, you know what you are going to get from the QHotels chain. There are Classic, Family, Deluxe and Superior Rooms, along with a range of Junior and King Suites. In terms of eateries, there is plenty of choice as well, with the Eighteen87 and the Grill and Lounge Bar.  
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Forest Pines Overview | NCG Top 100s: GB&I Golf Resorts

Three Sublime Nine-Hole Loops

Set amidst a stunning backdrop of ancient pines and undulating heathland, the Forest Pines course boasts not just 18, but 27 holes to entice you. Amateur golfers, business executives and professionals each delight in this masterfully crafted layout in equal measures and there’s a range of packages to suit all budgets.  
The combined length of the holes here measures over 10,000 yards, and the layout quality is virtually unmatched in the local area. Forest Pines has played host to some highly prestigious events over the last few years, including the R&A Boys Home Internationals, the British Blind Open and the PGA Fourball Championships.  
The 27-hole layout is split into three loops of nine, with the Beeches, Forest and Pines routes all offering different challenges. The Beeches is the Par 35 loop, while the Forest is the Par 36 loop. The Pines is the longest of the three nines at more than 3,550 yards and is the Par 37 route. To play 18 holes, guests and members alike can play two of the three loops to make either a Par 71, 72 or 73 course.

Glorious Luxury

Step inside the hotel and you’ll discover spacious, sumptuously decorated bedrooms that go beyond comfort. They’re large, include beautiful, modern furnishings, are decadently comfortable and are equipped with everything you need to relax. From the fluffiness of your towels to the invigorating pressure of your power shower, this is true contemporary luxury.  
Like all QHotels, including those you will find on our list of the best resorts in the country, there is a range of rooms and suites available at the Forest Pines Hotel. Classic and Family Rooms are the standard offering, with the Classic Rooms also coming in Accessible form to accommodate those that need a room with adaptations.  
A level above those rooms are the Deluxe and Superior Rooms. The latter come in both Twin and Family form, with the Family offering of the Superior Rooms supplying two double beds. The Suites at the Forest Pines Hotel are the most elegant and luxurious accommodation option, with both Junior Suites and King Suites offering a separate living area to the bedroom.  
When it comes to gastronomy, there is plenty of choice for you to enjoy. The menus have been devised by top chefs and whether you eat in the fabulous Eighteen57 Restaurant, which was awarded an AA rosette after its first year of opening, or the more relaxed Grill and Lounge bar, your taste buds will be left tantalised. 

Health Club & Spa

Forest Pines has its own Health Club and Spa which features a fully equipped gym with cardiovascular and weight machines. There are also a pair of exercise studios and a jogging trail around the resort which offers sublime views.  
For those that fancy relaxing, the facility includes an indoor pool and jacuzzi. There is also a sauna, steam room and sensory shower for the ultimate relaxation. The spa section of the facility also offers a stunning range of treatments and massages, with something for everyone at the Forest Pines Resort.  

FAQs about Forest Pines

Where is Forest Pines?  
Forest Pines is located between Brigg, Broughton and Raventhorpe, just off the M180 in Lincolnshire. The town of Scunthorpe is just five miles to the northeast, while both Doncaster and Sheffield are within an hour’s drive from the resort.  

What is the nearest airport and station to Forest Pines?
Scunthorpe also houses the nearest train station to Forest Pines, which is also five miles from the resort. Trains from Liverpool, Doncaster and Cleethorpes arrive in Scunthorpe every hour.  
In terms of air travel, Humberside Airport is the nearest, but there are only a small number of flights each day. Leeds Bradford Airport, East Midlands Airport and Manchester Airport are all within two hours from Forest Pines, with these three all operating many more flights. Manchester is the busiest of the three, and one of the busiest in the country. 

What golf facilities does Forest Pines offer?
Away from the three nine-hole loops of the golf course, Forest Pines also has a full-length driving range with a sheltered row of tees. There is also a row of grass tees in front of the building to allow golfers to hit from the same turf they will find on the course. There is also a putting green outside the clubhouse.  
Forest Pines also has an on-site pro shop, with an extensive range of gear and apparel from all the major golfing brands for guests and members to buy.  

Does Forest Pines offer golf lessons?
Lessons and coaching are available for golfers at Forest Pines, with Golf Lessons Lincolnshire running the service. Individual and group coaching are both available, with tuition for beginners to the game and for those looking to reach an elite level.  

What are the green fees at Forest Pines?
The price of a green fee at Forest Pines changes throughout the year, depending on the season. It is also different depending on whether it is a weekday or weekend. There are also stay & play packages available at the resort.  
For more information on current green fees at Forest Pines visit their website here

What accommodation is on offer at Forest Pines?
The Forest Pines Hotel is run by QHotels, meaning that the level of accommodation is exactly what you would expect, and the same as you would find at several other venues on the NCG Top 100s: GB&I Golf Resorts list. Classic, Family, Deluxe and Superior Rooms are all available, while the Suites come in both Junior and King form, with the latter being the best of the best in the hotel.  

What other resorts are nearby?
Forest Pines is somewhat on its own when it comes to other venues on the NCG Top 100s: GB&I Golf Resorts list. Only Oulton Hall and Kilnwick Percy are within an hour from Forest Pines, while North Shore, Hollins Hall and Breadsall Priory are slightly further afield.  
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