Flora and Fauna
Manor House Golf Club isn't just a stunning golf course, it offers so much more in its diverse range of wildlife and habitats. It really is Dolittle country!
Wildflowers at our Golf Club in Castle CombeOver 100 species of wildflower
On the limestone grassland you will find over one hundred species of wildflower, including early purple orchids, cowslips, ox-eye daisy and horseshoe vetch (where you might just spot a Chalkhill Blue, an extremely rare species of butterfly!)
Deer at our Golf Club in Castle CombeMore wildlife than Toad Hall
In amongst our large expanse of Ancient Woodland you will find Roe and Muntjack Deer, Badgers, Foxes, Kingfishers and Great Woodpeckers. Look to the skies and you will see Buzzards, Sparrowhawk and Kestrels.
Lakes at our Golf Club in Castle Combe
If you are unfortunate enough to find your ball resting next to one of the lakes on the 6th, 12th or 18th holes, look out for the coots, moorhen, ducks and heron which nestle amongst the reeds.
Mature woodland at our Golf Club in Castle Combe
Castle Wood is composed mainly of mature Ash, Oak and Field Maple. The Maples are of exceptional size, constituting a notable feature. There are also several Elm trees and mature Holly trees.
The shrub layer includes Willow, Hazel, Elder, Spindle and Hawthorn. The ground flora includes ancient woodland indicator plants such as Wood Anemone, Encanters Nightshade and Violets.