Shortwood Lodge Golf Club

Shortwood Lodge Golf Club is a disused golf course, perfect for dogs walks with some ponds for swimming and sand pits for playing!

You can park by dog friendly The Bridge Inn (BS16 9NG), near Emersons Green, which at the moment is selling coffee and cake to take away through a hatch. After, join the dramway by turning right on to it. Walk a few hundred yards then turn left, cross the field and enter the golf course. The views are spectacular when you get to the top.

The Golf Course was shut in 2019, with the plan to develop the land into housing, so for the moment you can walk across the abandoned golf course on the public footpaths.

We walked about 5 km but you can go for longer. 

Want a longer walk? You can extend this route further by walking to Overscourt Wood, Siston Common or Warmley Forest Park.

Thanks to Aileen and Frank for the recommendation! 


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Bridge Road
BS16 9NG


You can park by dog friendly The Bridge Inn

Paws for thought

The land may be developed into housing in the future

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