The Bell Inn

The Bell Inn

Situated alongside Bramshaw Golf Club between Southampton and Bournemouth, the 200 year-old Bell Inn Hotel is the perfect base for a golfing treat (it is jointly owned with Bramshaw Golf Club).


Bramshaw Golf Club

Bramshaw Golf Club

The roaming ponies and deer add to the charm of the Forest Course, and many prefer to play it for its beauty and old-fashioned test of golfing skills. The prospect of a deer emerging from the trees or a mare and her foal on the fairway gives the Forest Course a special and unique appeal.


Comfortable winter footwear

Comfortable winter footwear

Some cynics (or golfers having a bad round) will often say ‘Golf is a good walk spoiled’. In our opinion, golf only makes that walk better. Either way, if the walk must be spoiled then it should be by errand tee shots and three-putts, not by uncomfortable golf shoes.


Winter wedges

Winter wedges

You’ll hear commentators say “He’s used the bound well” or “The bounce is your friend”, but what is ‘bounce’ in a wedge? Well, ‘bounce’ means the angle of the leading edge. The bounce dictates how your wedge interacts with the turf, which can change massively with course conditions.